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Minkyeung (HINAPIA) Profile, Bio, and Facts


Minkyeung (민경), formerly known as Roa, is a model, actress, and singer-songwriter from South Korea under KPLUS. She is a former member of girl groups, “PRISTIN” and “HINAPIA”.

Stage Name: Minkyeung (민경)
Birth Name: Kim Min Kyung (김민경)
Occupation: Model, Actress, Singer-songwriter
Birthday: July 29, 1997
Age 26 (in May 2024)
Active Years: 8
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 51 kg (112 lb)
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: B

Minkyeung Facts:

Early Life

– She was born in Sillim- dong, Gwanak-gu , Seoul, South Korea.
– She went to Sillim Kindergarten and completed her elementary education from Seoul Nanhyang Elementary School.
– She briefly went to Nanwoo Middle School and later transferred to Gaewon Middle School.
– She initially enrolled in Kyunggi Girls’ High School but later graduated from Korea Arts High School in the Department of Music.
– She is studying Broadcasting & Entertainment at Dongduk Women’s University.
– During her middle school days, Minkyeung started training in a practical music school in late 2013 and later became a trainee in 2014.

Personal Life

– Her former name, Roa, means “becoming a beautiful person”.
– Her middle and high school graduation photos became a hot topic among netizens because of her beauty.
– She is raising a Maltese dog named “Poby”.
– She can speak Korean and English.
– Her role model is BoA.
– Her hobbies are reading books and watching animations.
– Her MBTI is ESTP.
– Her specialties include writing songs, cooking and winking quickly.
– She has many nicknames, including “Princess Minky”, “Kyeongi”, “swaggy baggy”, “Mingky” and “Ice queen”.
– She is friends with Jane (MOMOLAND).
– She doesn’t have any siblings.
– During her time in Produce 101, her reputation was damaged when she was caught drinking underage with friends.
– Her charming point is her eyes.
– She wants to be close to the “Oh My Girl” group, especially Jiho.
– After watching the anime “Lara’s Style”, she dreamed of becoming a singer.
– She picked herself as the member she would date.
– She does not practice any religion.
– Her Chinese Zodiac Sign is Ox.
– Her motto is “Live happily”.


– Minkyeung was the leader, lead vocalist and lead dancer of HINAPIA.
– She was also a visual member of HINAPIA.
– She was ranked 42 in the show Produce 101 and was eliminated in episode 8.
– Minkyeung terminated her contract with Pledis Entertainment in May 2019 and later signed with OSR Entertainment in October of the same year.
– She also appeared in the drama “The Girls on the Phone” in 2022.
– Minkyeung played a minor role in the movie “Mysterious Girl” in 2014.
– She appeared as a guest in episode 182 of the program “Video Star” in 2020.
– Minkyeung was responsible for recruiting the members and finding the agency for HINAPIA.
– In 2016, she appeared as the female lead in the ” Daybreak ” music video by NU’EST.
– In 2014, she worked as a backup dancer in the MV of “My Copycat” song by Orange Caramel.
– She has also worked as a model for brands like The Izzat Newyork.
– She trained as a trainee for three years.
– Minkyeung appeared in Raina’s “RESET” performances and was featured in Han Dong Geun’s “Falling Slowly”.
– She signed an exclusive contract with KPLUS on October 24, 2022.

Likes & Dislikes

– Her favorite artist is SUNMI.
– She likes the colors white and black.
– She likes action and romantic comedy films.
– She likes cooking in her free time.
– She likes watching movies, playing games, reading, and drinking coffee in her spare time.
– Her favorite superpower is teleportation.

Social Media Handles

Instagram: minkyeung_729

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