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Yaebin (HINAPIA) Profile, Bio, and Facts


Yaebin (예빈) is an independent singer, songwriter and rapper from South Korea. She is a former member of PRISTIN and HINAPIA.

Stage Name: Yaebin (예빈)
Birth Name: Kang Yae Bin (강예빈)
Occupation: Rapper, Songwriter
Birthday: October 19, 1998
Age 25 (in May 2024)
Active Years: 8
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 163.5 cm (5’4″)
Weight: 46 kg (101 lbs)
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: A

Yaebin Facts:

Early Life

– Yaebin was born in Ilsan -gu, Goyang -si , Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– She went to Gwacheon Elementary School and Gwacheon Middle School.
– She studied in the Department of Applied Music and graduated from Seoul Performing Arts High School.
– She started training at Pledis Entertainment during the winter vacations in her first year of middle school.

Personal Life

– Her family consists of her parents and brother.
– She is currently independent and not signed under any agency.
– Yaebin was known as “snowman” during her middle school years due to her tendency to get cold easily in winter and wear multiple layers of clothing.
– Her specialty is songwriting and drumming.
– She knows how to play the piano and guitar.
– She has many nicknames including “Yeppi”, “kong”, “yegalyang”, and “lere”.
– She thinks her hotness is her charming point.
– In 2020, she got involved in a controversy when she said the n-word in an Instagram live while singing a song by Nicki Minaj. She later apologized.
– Her Chinese Zodiac sign is Tiger.
– Yaebin used to live in the Philippines.
– She often breaks her smartphone screen.
– She said she always carries AirPods in her bag.
– She can speak Korean and English.
– She said that she can memorize lyrics quickly.
– She revealed that she was heartbroken when she found out that HINAPIA was disbanding as the members were working on a new album at the time.


– She was the lead dancer, rapper and vocalist of HINAPIA.
– Yaebin also attended DreamVocal Academy.
– Yaebin became a trainee in 2011 when she was in 7th grade.
– She also auditioned for TS Entertainment in 2012.
– She participated in the rap show “Show Me The Money 4” in 2015 and got eliminated in the 2nd round.
– Yaebin ranked 29th in the reality survival show “Produce 101”.
– In May 2019, Yaebin terminated her contract with Pledis Entertainment.
– Later that year, in October 2019, it was announced that Yaebin had signed with OSR Entertainment.
– Yaebin was a backup dancer in Orange Caramel’s music video for “My Copycat”.
– She was featured in Seventeen‘s “Mansae” music video.
– She used to participate in writing and composing songs for her former group PRISTIN.
– Although Yaebin struggled with forgetting lyrics after her appearance on “Show Me The Money 4,” she has since overcome this fear.
– She was part of PRISTIN’s sub-unit “PRISTIN V”.

Likes & Dislikes

– She loves to eat fried chicken with cheese.
– She can’t eat soya sauce crab.
– She is a fan of actor Cho Seung-woo.
– She likes to eat Ramen.
– She is also a fan of G-Dragon.
– She doesn’t like talking about the time she participated in the show “Show Me The Money 4”.
– She likes to play games in her spare time.
– She likes to watch international pop artists in her free time.
– Lee Hyo Ri is her role model, and watching her gives her energy.

Social Media Handles

Instagram: yaebby_kang

Streaming Platform Links

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