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Heejin (ARTMS, LOONA) Profile, Bio, and Facts

Heejin LOONA

Heejin (희진) is a South Korean singer under MODHAUS. She is a member of the project group ARTMS. She is also a member of the girl group LOONA and its subunit LOONA 1/3.

Heejin (LOONA) Profile

Stage NameHeejin (희진)
Birth NameJeon Heejin (전희진)
BirthdayOctober 19, 2000
Active Years2017–present
Age23 years old (in Oct 2023)
Zodiac SignLibra
Height161.2 cm (5’2″)
Weight46 kg (101 lbs)
Blood TypeA

Heejin (LOONA) Facts

Early Life

– Heejin was born in Bundang-gu, Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– She attended Incheon Hambak Elementary School and Saint Paul Girls’ Middle School in Chungnam, South Korea.
– She lived in Brazil for one month during her childhood.

Personal Life

– She learned to speak Japanese through the Naruto series.
– Despite being allergic to dogs, she loves her dogs and takes allergy medication. (Vlive)
– She has done planks up to 9 minutes.
– Heejin is best friends with Hyunjin among all LOONA members.
– In middle school, she attended a dance academy to pursue her dream of becoming a singer.
– She is more confident in her charismatic gaze over smiling eyes. (the COLOR)
– She tends to buy a lot of eye shadows.
– Her father started discouraging her dreams of becoming a singer after she faced 20 audition rejections.
– She has been drinking Americano since her freshman year of high school, and she has fond memories of going to school with Hyunjin while having it.
– She has a cherished doll that she brings everywhere.
– She believes her friendly charm and unique voice are her strong points.
– Heejin learned a lot about makeup from Kim Lip, who recommended colors and went shopping with her.
– Her secret healing method is lying on the bed playing games with the AC on.
– She prefers to call over text.
– She finds people scarier than ghosts. (Vlive)
– Her hobbies include playing sudoku, calligraphy, and exploring new restaurants and chip brands.
– She would rather wear wet socks when it’s raining than wear new shoes.
– She was gifted pink Airpods and she named them “Pink-Pong.”
– She stays in touch with her elementary school friends from Incheon.
– She likes baking over cooking.
– She expressed interest in playing a villain if she were to act on V App during a late birthday celebration in 2021, but fans found her too cute to be intimidating.
– Heejin used to live in the countryside, which made it challenging for her to commute to the practice room in Seoul due to the long travel time and financial struggles.
– She would rather have a lifelong summer over lifelong winter.
– She wants to name the LOONA fans “Full Moon.”
– She has two older sisters.
– During her audition, she sang Lin’s ‘A-live’ and was accepted.
– She is close with Yena Choi from IZ*ONE, Jooeun from DIA, and ITZY’s Jin Ryu, who were trainees at the same agency. She met Hyunjin in Mixnine.
– She often gets sleep paralysis in their old practice room.
– She has four pet dogs, Nori, Bori, Tori and Bebe.
– Her charming points, according to Heejin, are the mole on her face and her unique voice.
– Her role model is Lucia.
– She is a huge fan of Ariana Grande.
– She is afraid of pigeons and allergic to fur.
– In an interview, she mentioned that she believes in living as she thinks and avoids negative thoughts before starting something new.
– She would rather be hungry all day long than sleepy.
– Her designated color in LOONA is bright pink, and her representative animal is a rabbit.
– She likes Choerry a lot and said she wants to tease and kiss her because she is cute.


– She faced several rejections at auditions but was scouted through social media by Blockberry Creative in 2015.
– She was voted as the most beautiful female contestant by Korean netizens in MIXNINE.
– She is the dancer, vocalist, rapper, visual, and center of the group LOONA.
– She debuted on October 4, 2016, under LOONA with the song “Vivid.”
– She trained as a trainee for a year.
– On January 13, 2023, it was revealed that Heejin had won a lawsuit to terminate her contract with BlockBerry Creative, resulting in her leaving the company.
– She signed with MODHAUS in March 17, 2023.
– She has appeared in many commercials including “Innisfree”, “LG”, “Hi-Mart”, “NIVEA” and “HANYUL”.
– Heejin appeared as a contestant on GIRL’S RE:VERSE (KakaoTV, 2023).

Likes & Dislikes

– Heejin doesn’t like ballad-type songs.
– She enjoys playing Sudoku. (IDOL GROUND – OX Quiz HeeJin)
– Her biggest interest is shopping.
– When it comes to dieting or exercise, Heejin prefers dieting.
– She enjoys romantic tales.
– She enjoys dancing to boy group choreographies.
– Her favorite season is summer.
– She enjoys delicious food, fragrant things, and eating alone.
– Heejin dislikes birds, cigarettes, and messy environments.

Food Preferences

– Heejin pours cereal before milk. (BRISxLIFE LOONA Interview)
– She likes bone chicken over boneless chicken.
– She is interested in veganism and enjoys vegan food.
– Her preferences are ramen over pizza, mint chocolate ice cream, iced tea with an espresso shot, and protein chips.
– She has a strong liking for bread and enjoys eating “MANGNUT” breads.
– Heejin enjoys eating malatang and can handle the spiciest taste without difficulty.
– She likes soft peaches over hard peaches.
– Her favorite Gong Cha menu is Winter Melon Milk Tea with lots of pearls added.
– She likes Greek yogurt.
– She really likes taiyaki.
– Her favorite Subway menu includes adding avocado to Turkey Avocado.


– Heejin has several nicknames including Pumpkin Jeon, Carrot Girl, Jeonnie Jin, Heettongie, Founder, Nonsan’s Juliet, and Heeriana Grande.
– Her nickname is Heekki, a combination of her name and the word for rabbit.
– She is nicknamed “Dangun” because she was the first one to debut among all the LOONA members.


– She is known for remembering even the smallest details about the other members.
– She is skilled at imitating the way Kim Gowon eats.
– She is good at drawing and drew a self-portrait in elementary school.
– She is not very good at cooking.
– Heejin scored 736 points on punch machine.
– She is skilled in planking for 5 minutes, surpassing Hyunjin.
– She can’t read English manuals well.
– She can play the piano and guitar.
– Heejin is also able to speak Japanese.

Personality & Habits

– Among the members, Heejin wakes up the latest.
– She tends to sleep with her mouth and eyes open.
– She doesn’t get angry easily.
– She is known as serious and passionate.
– Heejin has a very ambitious nature among all LOONA members.
– Her MBTI is ENTJ.


Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Apple Music | Deezer

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