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Stage NameKarina
Full NameYoo Jimin
Country of BirthKorea
Date of BirthApr 11, 2000
Age24 years old
Height1.68 m (5'6")
Weight45 kg (99 lbs)
Blood TypeB

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Yoo Jimin (유지 민; born Apr 11, 2000), better known by her stage name Karina, is a South Korean singer, main dancer, and leader of the Kpop girl group aespa under SM Entertainment. Karina debuted with aespa on November 17, 2020.


  • Stage Name: Karina
  • Full Name: Yoo Jimin
  • Korean Name: 유지 민
  • Country of Birth: Korea
  • Date of Birth: Apr 11, 2000
  • Height: 167.8cm (5'6'')
  • Weight:
  • Blood Type: B
  • Zodiac: aries, dragon
  • Instruments: piano
  • Education: Jeongja Middle School and Hansol High School


  • Favorite artists: Taeyeon from SNSD, IU, Park Soojin, and f(x).
  • Favorite word: cute, bbuing, uing.
  • Favorite color: blue.
  • Favorite season: spring.
  • Favorite animal: cat, dog, tiger, crocodile, shark.
  • Favorite food: tonkatsu, carbonated drinks.
  • Favorite snacks: jellies and pink pringles (especially combining pink and blue pringles).
  • Favorite movie: Rapunzel and Frozen.
  • Favorite item: lipsticks.


Karina’s first impressions of:

  • Ningning: She kept using formal language for almost 3 weeks when she found out the other three members were unnies (older than her).
  • Winter: woah~ she’s very small~
  • Giselle: we both were very shy and greeted each other.

TMI / a or b

  • Ice Americano vs hot Americano in winter: Ice Americano.
  • Dipping sauce vs pouring sauce for ttangsuyuk: dipping sauce.
  • Like or dislike mint choco: Like.
  • Like or dislike pineapple pizza: Like.
  • Teeth pain vs migraine forever: migraine.
  • Heater in summer vs AC in winter: AC in winter.
  • Chocolate bibimbap vs jelly kimchi stew: jelly kimchi stew.
  • Carbonated drink without bubbles vs melted ice cream: melted ice cream.

Fun Facts and Trivia

  • Age trivia: Karina was 20 years old (international age) when she debuted with aespa in 2020.
  • Hometown: Karina was born in Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
  • Karina is the tallest member of aespa with a height of 167.8 cm (5'6'').
  • Karina is the oldest member of aespa (born Apr 11, 2000).
  • Karina made an appearance in Taemin’s MV for Want. She also performed in several of his live performances. Her dancing and visuals gained popularity and caught the audience’s interest.
  • Karina was an ulzzang (means best face or good looking in Korean).
  • She was a trainee for four years.
  • Ideal type: a nice guy who likes her, that has a pretty nose, and is quite tall (over 180 cm or 5'10'').
  • Drinks she enjoys: green tea and barley tea.
  • She was the second member of aespa to be revealed after Winter.
  • Karina starred in a commercial with Kai from EXO for a TUCSON car commercial.
  • Special talent: catching stuff with her feet.
  • Languages: Korean, Japanese.
  • Habits: cracking her knuckles.
  • She loves playing mobile games (especially PUBG).
  • She enjoys web-toons, games, and watching re-runs of variety shows when she is at home.
  • She always wears her rosary ring on very important days.
  • Nighttime routine: wearing a sleeping pack, put on Vaseline on her lips.
  • Most used emoji: the crying face.
  • She relieves her stress by eating good food and shipping.
  • She enjoys reading in a quiet place.
  • Something strange: she is very caring towards those around her.
  • Personality: quick-witted.
  • Weakness: she is very shy, having a bad memory.
  • She loves collecting lipsticks and has a drawer full of them. She also enjoys giving them as birthday present.
  • She wants to learn cooking, makeup, producing, song writing and composing.
  • Karina was casted by a talent manager who sent her a direct message via social media.


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