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Xiaoting (Kep1er) Profile, Bio, & Facts 

Xiaoting Kep1er
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Xiaoting (샤오팅) is a Chinese singer and a member of the K-pop girl group “Kep1er” under WAKEONE Entertainment and SWING Entertainment. She is also a member of Kep1er sub-unit “Tropical Light Unit”. 

Xiaoting (Kep1er) Profile

Stage NameXiaoting (샤오팅)
Birth NameShen Xiao Ting (沈小婷)
Korean NameShim So Jung (심소정)
BirthdayNovember 12, 1999
Active Years2020–present
Age24 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignScorpio
Height168 cm (5’6″)
Blood TypeAB

Xiaoting (Kep1er) Facts:

Early Life

– She hails from Chengdu, Sichuan province, China.
– She went to Guangzhou Academy of Arts.
She holds a degree in the Performance department from Sichuan Conservatory of Music University.
– She achieved fourth place in group modern dance at the 2013 CBDF China Cup Tour Finals at the age of 14.
– She majored in DanceSport in elementary school and high school. (Knowing Brothers)

Personal Life

– She has a family that includes her father, mother, older sister, and grandmother.
Hikaru calls her “XIao Tiang”. (Besties on Besties)
– She enjoys diverse hobbies such as watching movies and dramas, photography, playing games, cooking, reading, visiting restaurants, and shopping.
– The thing she is most confident in is her height.
– Actor Kento Yamazaki, known for “Alice in Borderland”, said that Xiaoting is his bias along with Yujin. (Source)
– Her happiest moment is their first fansign event.
– If she could have one thing from a member, she would like to have Bahiyyih’s skin. (POPKORN PICKTOK)
– She does not usually eat salad so when she gets it, she only eats the pieces of meat from it. (UNBELIEVABLE Ep5)
– She has good motor skills.
– She considers her mother as her role model and specializes in dancing, particularly ball dances.
– She only stops at highway rest stops to go to the washroom and does not eat anything there. (JAYKEEOUT)
– She relieves stress by self-organizing her thoughts.
– The animal that she resembles is a formosan sika deer.
– Her most used emoji is 😊.
– She made up her mind to become a Kpop singer after seeing Blackpink perform. (Vogue)
– She learns how to make different facial expressions in performances by watching music videos of senior groups. (Anan Magazine Interview)
– She believes her personality and duality are her charming points.
– She is roommates with Chaehyun. (Showterview with Sunmi)
– Something that she has never done with the members but wants to try is going skiing.
– Her nicknames include Ting, Sojung, and Sunshine.
– She got the coronavirus in late 2021 but recovered swiftly. (Teen Vogue)
– She dreams of appearing on Running Man for the fun it promises.
– The program she wants to go on from her home country (China) is “Back to Field”. (JAYKEEOUT)
– She wishes to visit Namsan Tower and place love padlocks with fans.
– The member she best gets along with is Yeseo. (POPKORN PICKTOK)
– Her Girls Planet 999 motto was “Self-stunning Sunshine ★ SHEN XIAO TING.”
– The members chose the “Unnie Line” to be the most romantic in the group, which includes her. (Besties on Besties)
– When it comes to work or studies, Xiaoting is strict with herself, aiming for perfection.
– The members think that her selfie taking skills rank 0 out of 100. (Kep1er Debut Show)
– She hypes herself up by looking in the mirror and telling herself that she looks pretty.
– She sees herself resembling a Shetland Sheepdog, appreciating the traits of loyalty, intelligence, reliability, hard work, the ability to assist others, and the potential to participate in beauty pageants.
– If she were a Kep1ian, she would fangirl over Dayeon. (POPKORN POPTIME)
– Xiaoting has three fandom names: Tíngfěn for Chinese fans, Haessaldan for Korean fans, and Grace for international fans.
– She can’t ride scary rides.
– According to Xiaoting, the killing part of “WA DA DA” is “Kep1 going WA DA DA DA”.
– Her goal for Kep1er is to make Kep1ians happy. (POPKORN POPTIME)
– According to Chaehyun, Xiaoting always keeps the mindset of a professional when working. (The Star Magazine)
– Her charming point is her positive mindset.
– Something she most often says is “OK!”. (Kep1er Debut Show)
– She chose Hikaru to be the member who shares a similar sense of humour with herself. (OSEN LINE VOOM)
– If she were stuck in a zombie apocalypse, she would choose to just stay at home.
– If she were to be born again, she would like to be born as a bird that’s red in colour because she wants to fly. (UNBELIEVABLE Ep5)


– Xiaoting started her training at Top Class Entertainment in 2018.
– She participated in the Chinese survival show Produce Camp 2020, ranked 80th in episode 4, and was eliminated.
– She achieved 700,663 points in the GP999 finals.
– She is affiliated with TOP CLASS Entertainment.
– She secured the 9th place in the overall lineup in Girls Planet 999.
– She debuted as a lead dancer and visual in Kep1er on January 3rd, 2022.

Likes & Dislikes

– She adores all colours and has a soft spot for puppies.
– Her favourite K-pop song is Kep1er’s “Tropical Light”.
– Her favourite Cpop song is “Sunny Day” by Jay Chou.
– Her favourite things include her necklace, winter, various weather conditions, texting on the phone, the sea, accessories, caps, socks, and bags.
– She likes to sing songs while in the shower. (Anan Magazine Interview)
– She prefers horror movies over romantic ones.

Food Preferences

– Her top three favorite foods: are ramen, her mom’s stir-fried beef, and chewy/soft foods.
– She likes vegetables but does not like to eat them raw.
– Her favourite things encompass mint chocolate, seasoned chicken, pouring sauce, ramyeon, peaches, strawberries, tteokbokki, milk, cheese, and meat.
– She dislikes fat on meat, sesame leaves, raw veggies, and celery.
– She likes coffee.
– She likes the Chinese snack Ratiao.
– She likes to drink a latte every day.
– Her favourite bubble tea is black tea bubble tea.
– She also likes hotpot.

TikTok: 沈小婷
Weibo: 沈小婷-

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon

Xiaoting (Kep1er) Photos

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