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Karin (ALICE) Profile, Bio, and Facts


Karin (가린) is a South Korean Kpop singer and a member of the girl group ALICE under IOK Company.

Karin Profile

Stage Name: Karin (가린)
Birth Name: Min Ka Rin (민가린)
Occupation: Singer
Birthday: January 5, 2002
Age 22 (in May 2024)
Active Years: 2017–present
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 170 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: O

Karin Facts:

Early Life

– Karin is from Busan, South Korea.
– She went to Seoul National University Elementary School and Eonju Middle School.
– She studied in the Department of Theater and Film and graduated from Seoul Performing Arts High School.
– She graduated from Dongduk Women’s University in the Department of Broadcasting and Entertainment.
– She wanted to be an actor since she was young but she auditioned to become an idol without telling anyone when she was attending an acting academy.
– She became a trainee in her first year of middle school.

Personal Life

– Karin’s MBTI type changed from ESTJ to ISTP.
– Her representative symbol is the Forest.
– She has a pet dog named Yeppi.
– Her nicknames are “Giant Baby”, “Quokka”, “Rinrini”, “Maknae Quokka”, “Quokkarin”.
– It took her a year to become close to the other members due to her age and initially distant expression.
– She is considered as the strongest member in the group.
– She became a trainee in her first year of middle school and her trainee period lasted three years.
– She is talented in imitating various characters, including Mr. Crab from SpongeBob and Doraemon.
– Among the members, she is known for having the most aegyo (cute behavior).
– Due to her height and foot size, she often gets teased by her older sisters. She has big feet and wears the largest shoe size, which seems to bother her a lot and she finds it challenging to wear pretty shoes.
– She went to the same school as Minjoo Kim from IZ*ONE.
– Despite being the youngest, she gives off an older sister vibe, according to the other members.
– She wants to participate in a mukbang program with the other members.
– Karin has the talent to make any food look delicious.
– If given the choice, she would choose the superpower of time manipulation.
– If the other members were boys and she had to choose someone to date, Karin would pick Yeonje.
– She always uses respectful language when speaking to her fellow members. However, she occasionally says mean things to her older sisters as a joke.
– She doesn’t have any siblings.
– She is known for eating the most among her group members.
– She participated in a commercial for a video game.
– Karin is known as the ‘Youngest Daughter’ in the ALICE.
– She cried during the group’s debut showcase.
– Yeonje is her favorite older sister because they share a similar sense of humor.
– She consumes 1 liter of milk every day.
– Karin is the tallest in ALICE.
– In June 2020, she obtained a Class 2 ordinary driver’s license.
– She once dressed up as Pengsoo.


–  Previously, she hosted a variety show for teenagers on an educational broadcasting station.
– Karin is the lead vocalist, rapper and maknae in the group “ALICE”.
– She competed on Kpop Star 6, but unfortunately was eliminated early on.
– Before becoming a trainee, she appeared in the MV for Sunny Hill’s ‘Goodbye To Romance’, and in 2013, she appeared in SBS’s Naughty Exploration Life.
– She was featured in the “CeCi China” Magazine in December 2020.
– She was the MC in the EBS1 program “Let’s play GO” in 2017.
– She has a special appearance in the drama “Returning Student: Straight-A, but F in Love” in 2022.
– She appeared in Yesung of Super Junior’s “Paper Umbrella” MV and Romeo’s “Without U” MV.
– Additionally, Karin made an appearance in Sunny Hill’s “Goodbye to Romance” MV.
– Karin auditioned for the television program MixNine, but unfortunately, she did not pass.
– In 2019, she and Yukyung acted in the web drama series “True Ending”.

Likes & Dislikes

– Karin enjoys eating all kinds of food.
– She enjoys teasing the other members.
– Her favorite flavor in Baskin Robbins is Vanilla.
– She dislikes mint chocolate.
– Although she doesn’t particularly like Daije, she still enjoys them because they are sweets.
– She has a preference for sun chips and potato chips.
– It is said that her taste in horror movies aligns well with Chaejeong, especially when it comes to zombie movies.
– She always orders her bubble tea with black sesame seeds.
– She likes bibik (a Korean dish) but dislikes red bean porridge.
– Karin loves dogs so much that if she hadn’t pursued a career as a celebrity, she would have become a veterinarian.
– Her favorite song from the ‘Summer Dream’ album is “Summer Dream”.
– She has allergies to flowers and cats.
– She enjoys eating ice cream immediately after eating tteokbokki.
– She loves to eat chicken and dreams of participating in a chicken commercial someday.

Social Media Handles

Instagram: karinnyday | yeppi_0819 (dogs insta)

Streaming Platform Links

Genie | Bugs | Melon

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