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Gyeongwon (HINAPIA) Profile, Bio, and Facts


Gyeongwon is a model, singer-songwriter, and rapper from South Korea under Petit Concierge. She is a former member of “PRISTIN” and “HINAPIA”.

Stage Name: Gyeongwon (경원)
Birth Name: Kang Kyung Won (강경원)
Occupation: Model, Singer-songwriter, Rapper
Birthday: November 5, 1997
Age 26 (in May 2024)
Active Years: 8
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 170 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 50 kg (110 lbs)
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: A

Gyeongwon Facts:

Early Life

– Gyeongwon was born in Wolgye-dong, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju, South Korea.
– She completed her primary education at Namhae Kindergarten and Jeongam Elementary School.
– She went to Gwangju Cheongok Middle School and briefly studied at Seongdeok High School (Gwangju).
– She studied in the Department of Music and graduated from Korea Arts High School.
– She majored in Broadcasting Entertainment and graduated from Dongduk Women’s University.

Personal Life

– Her height was a factor in choosing Pledis, as she was told she suited the concept of After School.
– She knows how to play the piano.
– She picked Minkyeung as the member she would want to date if she were a man.
– She is close to Yubin and went to the same high school as her.
– Her Chinese zodiac is the Ox.
– She is close friends with Yubin, Yebin and Binnie.
– Her family consists of her parents, her twin sister, Kyungeun and her younger brother.
– She said that she is good at fishing.
– In 2017, she became close friends with AKB48 Chiyori Nakanishi and Juri Takahashi when she was in Japan for the Mnet’s Asian Music Awards.
– She likes baseball and became interested in sports after watching a baseball match in school.
– She often meets with Minkyeung.
– Her hobbies include watching TV series, playing with cats, going to coffee shops, and doing film photography.
– Her motto is “Be someone’s dream”.
– Her role model is BoA.
– Her nicknames are “Woni”, “yuyu”, “gyeongwonkyu” and “wandering”.
– Her specialties include singing and dancing.
– She has a male cat named Walnut.
– Her religion is Buddhism.
– Gyeongwon now holds the record for the tiniest waist/”ultimate ant waist” on Weekly Idol, measuring 16.6 inches.


– She was the lead rapper and vocalist of HINAPIA.
– She joined Pledis Entertainment after being introduced to an audition by an acquaintance in 2014.
– Gyeongwon was the last to join the former PRISTIN members’ trainee line-up.
– She was known as Yuha in her former group Pristin.
– She joined Pledis Entertainment as a trainee in June 2014 and debuted in March 2017 with her former group “Pristin”.
– She composed the song “Glass Shoes” for the band fromis_9.
– She participated in the “Namwon Chunhyang Festival” and advanced to the finals but gave up because she got accepted at Pledis Entertainment.
– She appeared as a backup dancer in Orange Caramel’s music video “My Copycat” and NU’EST’s “Overcome” MV.
– She participated in Produce 101 but was eliminated in episode 8 and ranked 48th.
– Gyeongwon terminated her contract with Pledis Entertainment in May 2019 and later signed with OSR Entertainment in October 2019.
– She works as a model and has worked with brands like ULKIN.
– She is signed under the modeling agency Petit Concierge.

Likes & Dislikes

– Her favorite artists are BOA and Jennie (BLACKPINK).
– She loves the fall season.
– Her least favorite color is pink.
– Her favorite baseball team is the KIA Tigers.
– She dislikes eating tomatoes, cucumbers and cabbages.
– Her favorite player in the KIA Tigers is Roger Bernardina.
– She likes dark-coloured clothes.
– Her ideal type is an attractive and stylish person like Jung Hyuk.
– She enjoys collecting bags and writing letters as her hobbies.
– She has an allergy to tomatoes.
– Her favorite colors are black and white.
– Her favorite fruit is strawberries.
– She doesn’t like adding eggs to her Ramen because she thinks it loses its unique taste.

Social Media Handles

Instagram: kanggyeongwonn

Streaming Platform Links

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