AESPA Members Profile: Girlband Broke SM Entertainment’s New Debut This Year

AESPA Member Profile: Girlband Broke SM Entertainment

After debuting the girl group Red Velvet in 2014, SM Entertainment now in 2020 SM Entertainment is again debuting a new girl group called Aespa. SM is known to always carry a new concept that is also unique when forming a new group. Aespa itself is a combined name of the combination “æ” which means avatar x experience and the English word “Aspect”. The meaning behind the name of this group is the presence of various things gained from experience in the new world through meeting one’s self in another form, namely as an avatar.

SM Entertainment,is one of the largest entertainment companies in South Korea founded by Lee so-man. The company is home to renowned K-pop artists such as EXO, NCT, Red Velvet,Girls Generation, Super Junior, BoA, SHINee, f(x), TVXQ, S.E.S, TRAX, The Grace and formerly houses the H.O.T, Fly to the sky, and Shinwa groups.


On November 17, 2020, Aespa debuted with her single Black Mamba which is a real and virtual member concept. Aespa members consist of 4 people who are not only from Korea but also from China and Japan, namely Karina, Winter, Ningning, and Giselle. Before the debut, these four members underwent traineeships with different times. These are the sm rookies who were introduced to BC a few years ago.

If you are curious about the members of Aespa, here is the profile of each member:

Members of AESPA


Karina – AESPA

Real Name : Yoo Jimin (1지)
Stage Name : Karina
Date of Birth : April 11, 2000
Zodiac : Aries
Height : 167 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Nationality : Korea
Position : Leader, Face of the group, Lead Rapper, Main Dancer

Karina Facts:

Karina was born in seongnam, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. She has a mole on the bottom of her lips that adds a sweet impression on her face. She is a former SM Entertainment trainee for 4 years starting from 2016 to 2020. Before her debut, Karina was an Ulzzang or someone who is famous for having a very charming paras.

In addition, before she was debuted in the girl group Aespa, she had appeared in Taemin’s Music Video titled Want. At the end of October 2020, Karina appeared with Kai EXO in a virtual showcase collaboration between Hyundai Motor Company and SM Entertainment.

2. Winter


Real Name : Kim Minjeong ( a)
Stage Name : Winter
Date of Birth : January 1, 2001
Zodiac : Capricorn
Height : 163 cm
Nationality : Korea
Position : Lead Vokalist, Visual, Lead Dancer

Winter Facts:

Winter was born in Yangsan, Gyeongsangnam-do on January 1, 2001. Winter spent about 3 to 5 years in traineeship before debuting. He’s the only member who has a dimple on his left cheek. Winter was the first Aespa member introduced by SM Entertainment.

Winter was said to be similar to some artists such as Taeyeon Girls Generation, Yoon So Hee, even in Indonesia had become a trending topic on Twitter that winter was said to resemble Nikita Willy.

3. Ningning – AESPA


Real Name : Ning Yizhou (宁艺卓)
Korean Name : Jeo Yetak (1)
English Name : Ning Vivian
Stage Name : Ningning
Date of Birth : October 23, 2002
Zodiac : Scorpio
Height : 165 cm
Weight: 43 kg
Nationality : China
Position : Vocalist, Meaning

Ningning Facts

Ningning is an Aespa member from outside South Korea. He’s from China. The girl born Ning Yizhou ni was born in Harbin, China on October 23, 2002. Before debuting in 2020, Ningning was a trainee for 4 to 5 years.

Prior to entering high school and becoming a trainee, Ningning was a member of “Let’s Sing Kids” in China along with Chenle NCT. She was also one of the contestants on a talent show in China called China’s We Got Talent in 2011.

Ningning was introduced as a SM Rookies in 2016. SM Entertainment said that Ningning has outstanding vocal abilities. Ningning’s debut was highly anticipated by SM Rookies fans.

4. Giselle

Giselle – AESPA

Real Name : Aeri Uchinaga (うちながฒり)
Stage Name : Giselle
Date of Birth : October 23, 2002
Zodiac : Scorpio
Height : 162 cm
Nationality : China
Position : Play Rapper

Giselle Facts

Aside from China, Aespa also has a member from Japan named Giselle. Giselle’s real name is Aeri Uchinaga. He is known to speak three languages: Japanese, Korean and English. Giselle is in the same school as Rima NiziU.

Compared to other members, Giselle has a relatively short trainee period. He spent 11 months in prison before being 11 months old. Therefore, only himself is not a member of sm rookies.

Giselle’s announcement as a member of Aespa coincided with her birthday on October 30, 2000. Although he was a rapper in Aespa, he was a choir member for 4 years.

So that’s the information about the profile of Aespa member, Girlband who just debuted in November 2020. Hopefully this paper tells you biodata along with brief facts from the members of Aespa. Happy reading.

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