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Choi, Yena (IZ*ONE)

Choi, Yena (IZ*ONE)
From Japanese 2nd single "Buenos Aires" (2019)
Stage Name Choi, Yena
Birth Name 최예나Choi, Yena
Birth Sep 29, 1999 in South Korea
(Gil-dong, Gangdong-gu, Seoul)
Body Features Height: 163cm;  Blood type: A
Family Parents, Older Brother, Pet dog "비비Vivi"
Occupation(s) Singer
Debut Oct 29, 2018 as a member of IZ*ONE
Label Yue Hua Entertainment (as an individual)
Off The Record (as IZ*ONE)

Yena (IZ*ONE)

Choi, Yena is a member of IZ*ONE.

1. History

⋅She was a trainee in Polaris Entertainment. She moved to Yue Hua Ent. and was trained for 2 years and 3 monthes.
⋅In 2017, she was appeared on the cooking show for children SBS "요리조리 맛있는 수업". (Jul 10, 2017 ~ Mar 6, 2018)1   Pork cutlet   Udon   Ginger recipe
⋅In 2018, She participated the survival show "Produce 48".2

⋅finished "Produce 48" seventh and was selected as a member of IZ*ONE. (Aug 31)3
⋅debuted as IZ*ONE. (Oct 29)4

⋅appeared on the show "호구들의 감빵생활" (Mar 16~)5   Clip

2. Trivia

⋅Her older brother is a former idol and currently an actor. Their parents opposed Yena to be an idol because his team haven't go well.6
⋅She had lymphoma when she was child. It is said the doctor told her parents to give her up.
⋅She, more precisely, her parents have pet dog "Vivi".7
⋅She likes to play games. She plays League of Legends and has Nintendo Switch. She also likes to play claw machine.
⋅She likes fruit, especially grapes. She doesn't eat red beans.
⋅She likes Gamja-tang(Korean pork Back-bone Stew) and Dak-bokkeum-tang(Spicy braised chicken stew).
⋅She looks like a duckie. She said "I might be a duck in my previous life".8
⋅She has a really really bad handwriting.9
⋅She is a big fan of Bomi of Apink.10
⋅She is a friend of Heejin⋅Hyunjin of LOONA and Jueun of DIA. All of them were trainees in Polaris Ent.
⋅She and Yujin had met before Produce 48. They had encountered at a convenience store and they think their counterpart is a idol trainee each other. When they met again for Produce 48, she talked to Yujin about that time and YuJun said she remembers it.

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  1. Yena and her brother.

  2. finally met Bomi at one show.