The Beautiful and Never Give Up Idol of Girl Group Pristin and HINAPIA
Rena is a South Korean singer who formerly debuted with Pristin under Pledis Entertainment. She is a hard worker and never gives up. Although she did not succeed in one of the survival shows, she kept doing her best and succeeded with Pristin.
Check Rena’s ex-Pristin journey, pre-debut, facts, Instagram, debut, and more in this Channel-Korea article below! Stay curious!
Pristin’s Rena’s Profile
Stage Name: Yaebin (Hangul: 예빈)
Real Name: Kang Yae Bin ( Hangul: 강예빈)
Position: Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, Vocalist
Birthday: October 19, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Tiger
Height: 163.5 cm (5’4″)
Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
Blood Type: A
22 Facts About Pristin’s Rena
1. Rena was born in Ilsan, South Korea.
2. Rena was educated at DreamVocal Vocal Academy.
3. She has the ability to play the piano, drums, and guitar
4. She can speak English.
5. Rena has a talent for writing songs.
6. Her favorite food is ramen.
7. Rena lived in the Philippines for some years.
8. Rena started as a trainee in 2011 when she was in 7th grade.
9. Rena enjoys watching videos of international pop artists.
10. Rena memorizes lyrics fast.
11. She joined the audition for TS Entertainment in 2012.
12. Rena’s nickname in middle school means snowman.
13. In relation to her nicknames, she often gets cold in winter.
14. She joined Show Me the Money 4 but got eliminated in the second round.
15. She became a backup dancer in the MV for “Copycat” by Orange Caramel.
16. Rena is also showed in Seventeen’s “Mansae” MV.
17. Her role model is Lee Hyo-ri.
18. She likes G-Dragon.
19. Rena joined Produce 101 and ranked 29th.
20. In May 2019, Rena terminated her contract with Pledis Entertainment.
21. She signed a contract with OSR Entertainment in October 2019.
22. She debuted with HINAPIA, but, after 10 months, on August 21, 2020, they disbanded.
Pristin’s Rena’s Ideal Type
Rena’s ideal type is someone that treats her dad as a friend. She also prefers someone who can listen like a friend and comes to approach her. Rena also sheds that she likes a person who has warm characters and is also cool-headed. She revealed that she looks up to an ideal type like her dad.
Pristin’s Rena’s Pre-Debut
Rena or Yaebin joined the survival show Produce 101 that aired from January 22 to April 1, 2016. The output of this competition show is the lineup members for the girl group I.O.I.
Rena only finished in rank 29. During Produce 101, she was also together with other members of Pristin: Nayoung, Roa, Yuha, Eunwoo, Kyulkyung, and Xiyeon.
Rena became a member of the girl group Pristin and then HINAPIA. She jumped from Pledis Entertainment to OSR Entertainment. Check out her debut career below!
Rena’s Debut with Pristin in the Lead Track “Wee Woo”
Rena debuted with Pristin on March 21, 2017, with the mini-album Hi! Pristin. Their lead track “Wee Woo” easily attracted people. Check out the MV above!
However, Rena left the company, Pledis Entertainment, after Pristin disbanded on March 24, 2019.
Rena’s Debut with HINAPIA in the Lead Track “Drip”
Rena moved to the company OSR Entertainment and debuted on November 3, 2019, with the girl group HINAPIA. They released a single album called New Start. Some of the members were also former members of Pristin. Besides Rena, they were Roa, Yuha, and Eunwoo.
However, the group only hung on for 10 months and disbanded. HINAPIA initially had a mission to give hope to the public through multiple characters.
Pristin’s Rena’s Focus Fancams
Rena’s focus fancams are always fascinating to see. Check out two of her cams below!
Pristin’s Rena’s Instagram
Rena usually uploaded to her Instagram personal account about her activity.
She often shows her selfies and her ordinary face. Follow Yaebin or Rena’s Instagram here!
That is all about Rena’s ex-Pristin journey, pre-debut, facts, Instagram, debut, and more. Don’t forget to share this article and share your comments about Rena below! Send positive messages and support for Rena or Yaebin, too.