AOA Profiles & Facts
  • None from AOA member has brother. Jimin,Mina and Seolhyun have older sister. Youkyung and Yuna have younger sister. Chanmi and Choa both have older sister and younger sister. But for Hyejeong she is the only child.
  • Actually at the first, band and dance group are practice separately(the white team in the morning,the black team in the afternoon),after the combination (Band+Dance), AOA Band team and Dance team (Hyejeong,Chanmi,Seolhyun) practice from morning till lunch time, at 7 P.M. then the 7 members will gather together and practice dancing again.
  • At the first AOA can’t accept the “angels” concept,but now they feel much better because angels own a pure image.
  • The interview at Sangamdong, CJ E&M Centre was full with laughter ,that’s why the reporter wrote : I can feel a different kind of charm,beside than AOA Angels’ image.
  • The type of CF (commercial film) that AOA member wish starring for:

    • Chanmi : chocolate or about tearing screen.
    • Choa : about mobile phone. 
    • Hyejeong : about Soju. 

    • Seolhyun : cosmetics. 

    • Yuna : about home appliances, such as refrigerators. 

    • Mina : about fried chicken. 

    • Jimin : about clothing especially sportswear. 

    • Youkyung: about music-related 


Birth Name: Kim Seol Hyun

Angel Name: Seolhyunari

Stage Name: Seolhyun

Position: Lead Dancer, Vocalist

Date of Birth: January 3, 1995


  • Played piano since childhood, she wanted to be a singer when she was in a (school) club band while learning dancing
  • In junior high, she was a promotional model for a teacher.
  • As her friend recommended, she went to go for the Smart Uniform Model Contest and luckily she won it. There she met the current FNC Ent manager.
  • She admitted in Arts High School
  • The girl in FTIsland’s Severely music video
  • CNBLue’s Jungshin loveline in KBS My Daughter Seoyoung
  • Before debut, she used braces
  • People think that she looks like APink’s Naeun and Sistar’s Bora
  • She wanted AOA to be the most influential idol

Birth Name: Park Cho Ah

Angel Name: Choaya

Stage Name: Choa

Position: Guitarist, Main Vocalist

Date of Birth: March 6, 1990


  • Always dream to become a singer since she was a kid.
  • In high school, she practice singing alone at night and went to auditions. Failed her auditions many times but she didn’t give up.
  • She wanted to apply music major in university but her conservative father was hoping for her to get a normal job. So she unwillingly enrolled in Aviation Business Administration in Inha Technical College
  • One day she bumped into JUNIEL and she told Choa about FNC audition for their girl group, AOA.
  • Her parents opposed her dream to become a singer but then gave her the permission since she’s most likely to inherit from her mom who was majored in piano.
  • Appeared in High School Musical as Gabriella.
  • Have played guitar 3 years.


Birth Name: Shin Hye Jeong

Angel Name: Hyejeong.Linus

Stage Name: Hyejeong

Position: Visual, Lead Vocalist

Date of Birth: August 10, 1993


  • Debuted through SBS drama ‘A Gentleman’s Dignity’ prior to AOA’s debut
  • Born on 1993, she was a very shy kid
  • Her confidence developed after she become a cheerleader and promotional model in high school
  • Competed in supermodel pageant until the 3rd preliminary round. There, FNC Ent casting director discovered her
  • She wanted to try MC, acting and various challenges in the (entertainment) field besides singing & dancing on stage
  • Cast on SBS Cheongdam-dong Alice as Se Kyung’s younger sister Se Jin
  • The girl in FTIsland’s I Wish music video
  • Appeared on The Romantic & Idol season I
  • Sometimes she does not even consider her image
  • Hyejeong and her friends are sometimes silly
  • She is good at cooking Kimchi
  • Hyejeong selca skills are very good
  • Once you get to know her, Hyejeong is talkative girl
  • Hyejeong likes to use her email, she said discovered that it really interesting
  • Likes to wear shorts
  • Likes to wear hoodie
  • In the group, she is the fourth young
  • Has a lot of charm
  • Hyejeong favourite colour is pink
  • Hyejeong wish to shoot in Soju CF
  • She likes stretching excercises and yoga
  • She is the only member of AOA who is an only child (no other siblings)
  • The one who apply Hyejeong to compete at super model contest is her mom
  • She become a FNC trainee on 2010 August
  • Hyejeong ideal type: have sense of humor and sweet
  • Hyejeong ideal guy: Gong Yoo and Kim Taewoo
  • AOA’s Yuna said that Hyejeong is 4D
  • AOA Members think that Hyejeong is sexy and having a good body shape

Birth Name: Kim Chan Mi

Angel Name: Chanmi T.T

Stage Name: Chanmi

Position: Main Dancer, Rapper, Vocalist, Maknae

Date of Birth: June 19, 1996


  • Originally from Daegu, Gumi
  • As a kid, she was a very active child. So her mum send her to dancing school. Her live changed ever since her mum introduced her to dance.
  • Chanmi has everything on her bed, cotton pad, hair clips, diary, computer are all on her bed. She can watch movie while eating on her bed. Because of Chanmi have many things on her bed sometimes they fell onto Choa’s bed since Choa and Chanmi share a bunk bed together.

Birth Name: Seo Yu Na

Angel Name: Yunaria

Stage Name: Yuna

Position: Keyboard, Vocalist

Date of Birth: December 30, 1992


  • Played piano since she was 7 years old. Naturally developed the dream to become a singer
  • She went to Seoul from Busan alone after getting consent from her parents. She stayed at her uncle’s, practiced singing and went to auditions. She also transferred to school in Seoul.
  • Came to Seoul when she was 18 years old.
  • Likes ballad tunes.
  • Took a role on Summer Snow Musical in Japan.


Birth Name: Kwon Min A

Angel Name: Minaring

Stage Name: Mina

Position: Lead Rapper, Bassist, Vocalist

Date of Birth: September 21, 1993


  • Originally from Busan
  • Auditioned in FNC on 2009
  • Dream to become a singer ever since she saw Lee Junghyun’s ‘Wa’ stage
  • But living in Busan at that time, the opportunity for Mina (to achieve her dream) is very rare
  • Then her family move to Seoul, that’s when she grab her chance to be a singer
  • She was a famous internet ulzzang
  • She likes Math & Music.
  •  “Foods like chicken or pizza. I used to eat them a lot, but these days I can’t because I need to keep my body fit. If we shoot commercials for them, we can eat them a lot. How many can I eat? Um. I’ll try to eat 100.”
  • FTISLAND’s Jonghun is her fanboy.
  • Took a role as Yoon Jin Young at KBS Adolescent Medley along with labelmate Kwak Dongyeon.
  • Likes Japanese band Mr. Children.
  • , Mina is in charge of the laundry.
  • Have played bass about 3 years.

Birth Name: Shin Ji Min

Angel Name: Jiminel

Stage Name: Jimin

Position: Leader, Main Rapper, Guitarist

Date of Birth: January 8, 1991


    • Interested in music since young age
    • Learned guitar, harmonica & piano
    • At first she thought it was just a short language course, but then she actually went to Chinese language school for 2 years. From 2nd year of middle school to 1st year of high school
    • Registered to Practical Music School connected next to the Chinese Language School
    • Jimin’s desire to play music made her kept the secret from her parents about attending the Music School for a long time
    • Jimin suffered from Carpal Tunnel syndrome and underwent surgery 3 years ago
    • Jimin and other AOA members had written almost 20 songs
    • Jimin raps even in sleep
    • Even in sleep, she raps correctly
    • Jimin has a yellow guitar named, Banana and Banana is Juniel’s guitar Panini’s sister.
    • Jimin likes rain.
    • Jimin is a fan of Jay Park since high school.
    • In 2011, her mom gave her a guitar as her bithday gift. The guitar named Mimi.
    • Since she was young, she came in contact with various forms of art, music and physical education – from the harmonica, to the classical guitar, to pansori (traditional Korean singing).
    • Her father is a fan of band called Deulgukhwa.
    • Wrote the rap for our single “MOYA.”
    • Likes Lee Hyori, Brazilian band CSS, the British band The Tings Tings.

Birth Name: Seo You Kyoung

Angel Name: Youkyoung

Stage Name: Y (Half Angel)

Position: Drummer

Date of Birth: March 15, 1993


  • She was the former drummer of Sponge Band.
  • She played the drums since she was in seventh grade.


AOA Profiles (updated)

  • Choa (Park Choa); 6th March 1990; 160cm; 42kg; Blood type O
  • Jimin (Shin Jimin); 8th January 1991; 160cm; 43kg; Blood type AB
  • Yuna (Seo Yuna); 30th December 1992; 163cm, 45kg; Blood type O
  • Youkyoung (Seo Youkyoung) 15th March 1993; 167cm, 49kg; Blood type O
  • Hyejeong (Shin Hyejeong) 10th August 1993; 170cm, 48kg; Blood type A
  • Mina (Kwon Mina) 21st September 1993; 160cm, 43kg; Blood type AB
  • Seolhyun (Kim Seolhyun) 3rd January 1995; 167cm, 47kg, Blood type A
  • Chanmi (Kim Chanmi) 19th June 1996; 166cm, 47kg; Blood type AB