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Minji (NEWJEANS) Profile, Bio, & Facts

Minji NEWJEANS
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Minji (민지) is a South Korean singer and a member of the girl group NEWJEANS under ADOR.

Minji (NEWJEANS) Profile

Stage NameMinji (민지)
Birth NameKim Minji (김민지)
OccupationSinger
BirthdayMay 7, 2004
Active Years2022–present
Age20 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignTaurus
Height169 cm (5’6”)
WeightN/A
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeA
MBTIISFJ

Minji (NEWJEANS) Facts:

Early Life

– Minji was born in Mancheon-ri, Dong-myeon, Chuncheon, Gangwon, South Korea.
– She transferred to Sinsa Middle School from Gangwon Middle School when she joined ADOR.
– She graduated from Hanlim Entertainment Arts High School in the Entertainment Department.
– She studied in Canada for several months during her elementary school.

Personal Life

– Minji has a strong resemblance to Olivia Hussey.
– She is roommates with Haerin.
– She takes pleasure in using various bath salts and frequently indulges in half-body baths.
– Her hobbies include reading, going for walks, watching movies, and decorating her diary.
– She actively participates in the journaling club for NewJeans on the Phoning app.
– Her family consists of her parents, an older brother and a younger sister.
– Her English name is Isabelle.
– Her representative color is Yellow.
– Her most cherished item is her Chanel sunglasses she bought from Paris. (W Korea)
– She likes to meditate and lie down in her spare time. (W Korea)
– Hanni describes Minji as the ghost emoji because she tells a lot of funny stories. (ELLE KOREA)
– Something she would like to tell her recently-debuted self is “Just keep doing what you’re doing. You’re the best. Just keep doing what you’ve been doing and you’ll be fine. Fighting!”. (Special Interview: The First Year)
– During a fan meeting, a rude fan asked her where she got her nose job so that they could get it done in the same place as well to which she complimented the fan by saying that she didn’t need to get a nose job as she is pretty already.
– She goes straight to bed after coming back from her schedule.
– She bought sneakers for her parents with her first income.
– She said she feels the happiest when people tell her that love seeing NewJeans on stage. (ELLE)
– In the event of a sudden zombie appearance, she would choose to live naturally and eventually become a zombie.
– Her representative emoji is the bear 🐻.
– She is responsible for progressing and introducing content within the team, leading to her having the highest proportion of speaking.
– Her most cherished book is “Winnie The Pooh: Happy Things Happen Every Day.”
– She and Sullyoon (NMIXX) are friends and were classmates in an acting class and performed together.
– She loves buying cute things like figurines, plushies, stickers, etc. and she tends to scream when she sees something cute. (Ask Anything Chat)
– She would love to become a tennis player if she was an athlete.
– Her Chinese zodiac is Monkey.
– She listens to “무(Knees)” and “스물셋 (Twenty-three)” by IU to uplift her spirit.
– Her hashtags are #Round, #Minji, and #NewJeans.
– She appreciates being called “Minji~” in a friendly tone.
– She became fluent in English during her stay aboard.
– She was roommates with Hyein and Danielle.
– An item she always carries with her is Red Camellia lip and cheek balm. (Marie Clarie Korea)
– She would choose five-year-old Haerin over five Haerins. (ELLE KOREA)
– Her bag items include phone, Airpods, sunglasses, foundation powder, hairclips, coin purse/wallet, lipstick, blush, diary, and a denim pouch.

Career

– Minji is the vocalist in the group “NewJeans”.
– She is considered the group’s leader even when there is no official position in the group.
– She became a trainee during her second year of middle school during spring vacations.
– In 2019, she was selected as the face of the Plus Global Audition, known as #THE_GIRL.
– Predebut, she appeared in BTS MV “Permission to Dance” with her fellow member Hanni.
– She trained at Source Music and ADOR for four years.
– Minji joined NewJeans as the first member of the group.
– She was appointed as an ambassador for three categories (fashion, watches, jewelry) for “CHANEL Korea” in February 2023.
– She has been featured in many notable magazines including “ELLE Korea” and “W Korea”.
– She worked as a special MC for Music Bank in January 2023.
– She participated in as a lyricist and composer for the group’s song “Ditto”.

Likes & Dislikes

– Her favorite animals include rabbits, puppies, butterflies, and bears.
– Her favorite word for no particular reason is “love.”
– She likes to wear black clothing.
– Her favorite part of her face is her lips.
– If given the choice, she would want to be in the Gryffindor House in Harry Potter.
– While she enjoys both summer and winter, she slightly prefers summer.
– She is a fan of detective fiction books. (ESQUIRE KOREA)
– Minji favors handwriting over typing.
– She likes it when people call her clever.
– She hates jump scares.
– Her favorite colors include black, red, and blue.
– She loves her bed, chocolate ice cream, pleasant weather, decorating her journal and driving with her father.
– Minji enjoys cooking more than washing dishes.

Food Preferences

– She loves to eat her mom’s homemade rice.
– Although she isn’t a fan of spicy or salty food, she loves tteokbokki and enjoys it with various side dishes.
– She loves to eat tomatoes and cheese and likes big tomatoes over cherry ones.
– She is obsessed with eating icecreams, especially during winter.
– She likes drinking Americano even in the cold weather.
– She loves to eat mushrooms. (Special Interview: The First Year)
– She prefers thin fries over thick potato wedges.
– She enjoys sweet and sour pork with glutinous rice.
– She doesn’t enjoy vegetables and avoids eating leeks.
– Her favorite flavor at Baskin Robbins is New York Cheesecake.
– When it comes to cookies, Minji prefers them crispy instead of sticky.
– She enjoys eating chocolate, chicken, pasta and coated ice creams.
– She doesn’t like Hawaiian pizza, carbonated drinks and mint chocolate.
– She has a preference for sugar over salt.

Nicknames

– Minji has several nicknames including “Gumaji (name + Bear)”, “Mungmungbia Husse” (dog + Olive Husse) and “Mingdi”.
– She is the tidiest member of the group and is nicknamed “Clean-up Queen”.
– Danielle nicknamed her “Organizing King of the Group”.
– Her favorite nickname she got is ‘Buppy’. (ELLE KOREA)

Abilities

– She has the strongest grip in the group.
– She can speak Korean, Japanese and English.
– She is skilled in communication.
– She is a slow learner and said she has to practice choreographies several times to memorize them.
– She is nicknamed “Sports Goddess Kim Min-ji” due to her sports abilities.

Personality & Habits

– According to Hyein, Minji is the king of tsundere.
– She likes to spend time at home when there are no schedules.
– She has the habit of checking her face in the mirror a lot.
– One of her bedtime habits is hugging a doll, briefly feeling like she doesn’t have it, and then finding it again before going back to sleep.
– She often goes on long walks without a destination on her days off.
– She habitually raises her eyebrows with her hands.

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon

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