LANA (라나) is a Russian K-pop singer-songwriter and rapper under Wild Entertainment Group. She made her debut on June 27th, 2019 with the single “Take The Wheel”.
|Stage Name||LANA (라나) (拉娜)|
|Birth Name||Yudina Svetlana Dmitriyevna (Юдина Светлана Дмитриевна /유디나 쉗라나 디미트리에브나)|
|Korean Name||Yoo Lana (유라나)|
|Birthday||November 23, 1996|
|Age||27 (in Nov 2023)|
|Height||170 cm (5’7″)|
|Weight||48 kg (105 lbs)|
– LANA was born in Poronaysk, Sakhalin, Russia.
– She went to the Russian Academy of Arts in Moscow, Russia.
– She earned a scholarship at Sungkyunkwan University by achieving a perfect 4.0 credit score during the second semester of her first year.
– She got introduced to Korean culture in the 7th grade after a girl living next door to her house in Russia gave her a USB that had four episodes of the Korean drama “Boys Over Flowers”. (Arirang Radio 2020)
– She named her cat Soosoo (수수).
– She likes reading in her spare time.
– She is a polyglot and can speak Russian, English, Mandarin, and Korean.
– Her MBTI type is ENTP.
– Her fandom name is Luminous (루미너스).
– She has been learning dance from a young age, and she’s skilled in ballet, jazz, waltz, and traditional Russian folk dance.
– She started learning Korean after she got obsessed with Korean dramas and K-pop and wanted to pursue college in Korea. (Arirang Radio 2020)
– She views her ability to speak multiple languages as a strength, although she admits that she’s not fluent in all of them.
– Her father is half Tatar, which makes her part Tatar as well.
– She has been residing in Korea since July 2014.
– She believes her left side is more beautiful than her right.
– She is friends with Zhong FeiFei, Hami (former D.Holics), and Macy M.
– She had visited South Korea for vacation before relocating to the country. (Arirang Radio 2020)
– She enrolled in various types of dance classes in Russia and later got into busking after she saw people doing it.
– She is the first Russian to debut as a solo artist in the K-POP industry.
– She has appeared in J-CAT’s “Facetime” music video.
– In Korea, she joined a dance crew and participated in busking activities for three months.
– Before becoming a trainee, she worked part-time as a model.
– She was previously under HiCC and Thought Entertainment (Korea; 2016–2018).
– She participated in the Chinese survival show Produce Camp 2020 (CHUANG 2020).
– She was featured in HIM magazine in 2020.
– She has a training period of two years.
– She debuted in China on October 18th, 2020 with the single “Talk Talk” under Bates Methinks Entertainment.
– Before her solo career, LANA was a former trainee at Thought Entertainment and a model for Be Icon advertisement agency.
– She left HICC Entertainment in July 2022.
– She has made appearances on various shows, including “Abnormal Summit,” “Welcome, First Time in Korea?,” “Problematic Men,” and “Hello Counsellor.”
Participation In Produce Camp 2020
– Her ranks varied from 27th to 43rd in the early episodes.
– She performed “Suffocated” in the 1st round but lost.
– Despite ranking 13th in episode 5, she faced ups and downs.
– Her final rank was 22nd, leading to her elimination in episode 9 after performing “Miss Freak
Likes & Dislikes
– Black and Gray are her favorite colors.
– Her go-to coffee choice is an Americano Caramel Macchiato.
– When it comes to karaoke, she often chooses to sing “Bang Bang Bang.”
– She associates herself with the color Dark Red.
– She is a fan of Overwatch.
– She doesn’t like sand so she prefers picnics over beach trips.
– She is a fan of Doja Cat.
– Her popular songs include “Take The Wheel”, “MAKE IT REAL” and “ONLY YOU – Remix”.
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