|Shin Ji-min Quick Info
|5 ft 3 in
|Date of Birth
|January 8, 1991
Shin Ji-min is a South Korean singer and rapper who is notably known for her contribution as the pilot of the girl group AOA. Besides that, she earned solo acclaim after making it to the semi-finals of Unpretty Rapstar during which she collaborated with Seulong for the release of Good Start and Iron for the releases of Puss. With time, she has amassed a huge fan base with more than 1.5 million followers on Instagram.
Seongnam, Gyeonggi, South Korea
Shin Ji-min completed the 2nd year of her middle school and the first year of high school at a Chinese language school abroad.
During her time in China, Ji-min had enrolled at a practical music school.
Siblings – She has an older sister.
Shin Ji-min was represented by FCN Entertainment and Alo Malo Entertainment.
Vocals, Keyboard, Guitar, Harmonica, Piano
As a member of the girl group AOA, she is signed to Delicious Deli Records and Virgin Music. She was also signed to FNC Entertainment and Alo Malo Entertainment in the past.
5 ft 3 in or 160 cm
50 kg or 110 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Shin Ji-min has dated –
- Kim Jin-hwan (2016) – Rumor
Race / Ethnicity
She prefers to dye her hair blonde.
She wears a pair of lenses.
- Thin lips
- Pale skin tone
- Blonde hair color
- Thin eyebrows
Shin Ji-min Facts
- She spent her initial years Seongnam, Gyeonggi.
- Growing up, Ji-min studied the guitar, harmonica, and piano.
- Shin Ji-min once stated that she was not quite a brilliant student in school.
- She studied at a Chinese language school abroad for 2 years. She also attended a practical music school in China.
- On July 30, 2012, Kim Chanmi along with the other members of the girl group AOA released their first song titled Elvis.
- Besides her, other members of the group are Kim Chanmi, Yuna, Seolhyun, and Hyejeong.
- Shin Ji-min is the leader of the K-pop girl group AOA.
- During an interview in July 2015, on SBS’ Same Bed, Different Dreams, Shin Ji-min had stated that her mother had exiled her to China. On the show, her father also appears to not favor the dream his daughter wanted to achieve.
- In the past, Ji-min had to undergo surgery after being diagnosed with “Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.”
- She has been a huge admirer of Korean American singer, songwriter, and record producer Jay Park ever since she was in high school.
- The yellow guitar that she refers to as “Banana” belongs to singer and songwriter Juniel.
- She was given a guitar by her mother in 2011, for her birthday. She named the guitar Mimi.
- Jimin is said to rap even when she is asleep.
- She wrote the rap song Moya.
- In the past, she had lived with former AOA member Choa and Seolhyun. However, in 2019, it was said that she was living all by herself.
- She has starred in various variety shows such as Unpretty Rapstar (2015), Off to School (2015), and Let’s Go! Dream Team (2015).
- She collaborated with singer Kang Min-hee for the release of the hit song Yahae (2015).
- In July 2020, former AOA member Kwon Mina accused Jimin of bullying her for a decade, which eventually led to Kwon’s withdrawal from the group in May 2019. Later, Jimin responded to the allegations by posting the word “fiction” to her Instagram Stories. However, she deleted it after some time. The allegations led to Jimin’s departure from the group.
- In January 2022, FNC Entertainment confirmed that her contract with the company had expired.
- In July 2022, it was revealed that Jimin had signed an exclusive contract with Alo Malo Entertainment.
- In February 2023, she released a new EP titled Boxes.
- In August 2023, it was revealed that Jimin’s contract with Alo Malo Entertainment had expired.
- In December 2023, Jimin released a new single titled Twinkle Little Star.
Featured Image By Shin Ji-min / Instagram