Everything You Should Know About Chocolat’s Leader Choi Min-ji a.k.a Min Soa
Chocolat (Hangul: 쇼콜라) was a girl group under Paramount Music that debuted in August 2011. Chocolate had a lineup of 5 original members, such as Min Soa, Juliane, Tia, Melanie, and Jaeyoon. There was also an additional member who joined in October 2013 as a temporary member, which was Lori Thomas. Chocolat were famous for several singles, one of them was “Syndrom” which was also their debut single.
In this article, there is detailed information about one of the members of Chocolat who occupied the position of leader. Maybe many don’t know that this member has studied in Australia for 5 years and returned to Korea to start her career as a K-Pop idol. Who is she? Well, she is Choi Min-ji or also known as Min Soa!
Without waiting any longer, let’s find out more about Chocolat’s Min Soa by scrolling down below!
Chocolat’s Min Soa’s Full Profile
Real Name: Choi Min-ji (Hangul: 최민지)
Stage Name: Min Soa (Hangul: 민소아)
Birthday: June 10th, 1989
Star Sign: Gemini
Height: 167 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 47 kg (103 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Position in the group: Leader, Lead Vocalist, Rapper
Official Site: Instagram (@dresscode_j)
Chocolat’s Min Soa’s Facts
- Chocolat’s Min Soa graduated from Kaywon Arts High School Yeonyoung Department of Advanced Studies Studying in Australia
- Chocolat’s Min Soa’s Chinese zodiac sign is Snake
- Chocolat’s Min Soa is the only member of the group who is Korean
Chocolat’s Min Soa’s Visual
Let’s find out more about Chocolat’s Min Soa’s visual in this article below to get to know her better.
Chocolat’s Min Soa who held the position of leader of the group is also the only Korean member of the group as all the other members are mixed-race members and are from the US. Chocolat’s Min Soa was a member who represents Korean beauty with her looks and a small body proportion, but she still has her own charm among the other members.
Even though she has a smaller body proportion than the other members, Chocolat’s Min Soa can still look energetic and radiate light when performing on stage. This can be readily seen from the picture above where she puts on a performance with neatly captured choreography; she appears with an expression that matches the concept of dance and also the song that is performed on stage. Even if it’s just natural makeup, it doesn’t hide her beauty, right?
One of the photos above maybe a photoshoot during an interview. Chocolat’s Min Soa appears by exuding her own image that has cute but also sexy vibes as well. Her hair color signature at that time was red maroon, which was also one of the hair color trends worn by K-Pop idols in that era. Being one of the pure Korean members, Chocolat’s Min Soa looked beautiful meeting K-Pop idol standards in terms of visual and image at the time.
There is no doubt about the aura that Chocolat’s Min Soa oozed when promoting with the girl group that debuted in 2011 when performing on stage. As a member who held the position of leader, Chocolat’s Min Soa has many advantages that are shown so the members can also imitate her, especially in terms of stage presence. Chocolat’s Min Soa always looks energetic and maximizes her effort when dancing on stage well, like in the photo above.
In one of the interviews held with Issue Daily, the Chocolat members had a photoshoot session wearing hanbok as their outfit. Chocolat’s Min Soa also had the opportunity to do an individual photoshoot wearing a beautiful hanbok in red and a light blue long skirt, as well as a purple ribbon which gave a sweet impression to this member who was born in 1989. Chocolat’s Min Soa looks very cute in a hanbok, right?
What do you think about Chocolat’s Min Soa’s visual?
Chocolat’s Min Soa’s Focus Fancams
On September 28th, 2011, Chocolat’s Min Soa was present at the performance held in Cheonan. In the focus fancam, we can watch Chocolat’s Min Soa who appears wearing a long sleeve shirt with a mini-skirt with golden bling-bling accents. Not only does her outfit look bright and trendy on stage, but she also looks cute with two ponytails on her long hair and does a very energetic performance on stage.
On December 30th, 2011, Chocolat put on another performance by bringing their other single “I Like It”. In this performance, all the members were seen wearing black leather dresses which made their appearance more strong and fierce.
In this focus fancam you can see Chocolat’s Min Soa looking very beautiful with the black dress and stockings that she wore as an outfit for this performance, she also had some natural makeup and her hair was long, giving a girly impression among the other members.
On February 11th, 2012, Chocolat performed at Lotte World and performed one of their singles, “I Like It”. Still the same as the previous concept, the members are seen wearing the same outfit in black shades and so is Chocolat’s Min Soa who looks cute and girly on stage. The leader of Chocolate looks energetic in bringing the choreography even with a girly outfit, she also always shows her best when performing on stage.
On February 28th, 2012, Chocolat were still on schedule promoting their single “I Like It”. Although the location of the performance above is not known, we can still enjoy Chocolat’s Min Soa’s performance from the focus fancam that has been recorded in this video. The oldest member of the girl group that debuted in 2011 looks energetic when performing on stage and can deliver the Chocolat concept very well.
In this performance, Chocolat’s Min Soa got her new hair color with dark brown and also an outfit with a half shoulder in black and white alongside short black pants that she wore.
On April 28th, 2012, Chocolat put on a performance that took place in Incheon by bringing another new single at that time, which is “One More Day”. Unlike other singles, which are more energetic and have fast tempo choreography, “One More Day” is performed at a slower tempo and has a mellow choreography that is danced on a chair.
Interestingly, the Chocolat members wore white dresses in this performance and gave a very fresh new appearance, such as Chocolat’s Min Soa who looks like a fairy in this focus fancam.
What do you think about Chocolat’s Min Soa’s focus fancams?
Chocolat’s Min Soa’s Latest News
Chocolat, who debuted in 2011, have released several singles, such as “Syndrome”, “I Like It”, “One More Day”, and “Black Tinkerbell”. However, after 2013, no promotions or singles have been released from Chocolat. The agency has been silent about the issue and they haven’t been doing any promotions or released any statements about the group’s progress or plans for the future.
The silence was broken on February 3rd, 2017, when one of the Chocolat members, Tia, reportedly left the group and a few months later, another Chocolat member, Melanie, did an interview and she confirmed that the group has disbanded due to the expiration of the contract. Likewise, with the news of each member, Chocolat’s Melanie said that she hasn’t contacted any of the members except for Chocolat’s Juliane.
After the news of Chocolat’s disbandment, there are no further updates about the group members or any future activities. However, if we take a look at Chocolat’s Min Soa’s official Instagram account, it looks like she is doing her daily activities as a non-celebrity and doesn’t work in the music industry anymore. Beside that, she also has a clothing brand which may be one of her businesses right now. Let’s continue to support Chocolat’s Min Soa or now better known as Choi Min-ji.
Well, that was all the information about Chocolat’s Min Soa that you should know. Although currently, Chocolat have been disbanded since 2017, let’s give support to each member in their respective careers at this time. Likewise with Min Soa, who is currently undergoing her career as a non-celebrity and is focusing on her own business in the clothing line.
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