Ning Yi Zhuo (Chinese: 宁艺卓), also known by her stage name Ningning (Hangul: 닝닝), is a Chinese member of the South Korean girl group aespa.

Career[edit | edit source]

2016: S.M. Rookies[edit | edit source]

On September 19, 2016, she joined S.M.'s pre-debut team S.M. Rookies .

2020: aespa debut[edit | edit source]

On October 28, 2020, during a press conference, a video showing the final lineup of Aespa revealed Ningning to be a member. On the next day, Ningning was officially revealed by S.M. Entertainment as the third member of aespa.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Education:
    • Harbin Normal University Affiliated High School (Graduated)
    • Beijing Contemporary Music Academy (CMA)
  • Special Ability: making a loud voice
  • Nicknames: Ning Wang (King Ning), Ningningie, Ninggingie, Makningie (maknae+ningning), kitten, Ningie
  • Favorite Word: kkwabaegi (Korean twisted doughnuts)
  • Favorite Color: Violet. She also likes red, yellow and pink.
  • Favorite Season: spring
  • Favorite Animals: tiger, cat
  • Favorite Food: gamjatang (Korean pork bone soup), soondaeguk (Korean blood sausage soup), hot pot, and butter caramel Pringles
  • Favorite Movie: Titanic
  • First impression of members:
  • Her favorite ride at the amusement park are the rollercoasters. Winter calls Ningning her rollercoaster partner.
  • She loves art. She is known to be extremely artistic.
  • Her favorite character is Patrick Star from Spongebob Squarepants.[2] Because he is very nice to Spongebob.
  • She likes vintage and buying vintage clothes.[3]
  • If she had to describe herself with one word it would be sexy.[4]
  • Her childhood dream was to become a prince because they ride on horses and they are respected.[5]
  • She can play the piano.[6]
  • She was the third member to be revealed.
  • She is the only SM Rookie to debut in the group, while other members were trainees.
  • She is the only female SM Rookie that debuted under SM Entertainment after the debut of Red Velvet.
  • She was the last member (boys and girls) of SM Rookies to graduate.
  • She is the first Chinese main vocalist in a KPop group.
  • In 2016 Red Velvet's Wendy called Ningning "The Goddess of Photoshoots."[7]
  • She is a fan of Blackpink's Jennie.
  • She placed 43rd in TC Candler's 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2020.[8]
  • She was a contestant on China's Got Talent (S2) and Let's Sing Kids (S3).
  • Her English name is Vivian.
  • In 2021, she became the first member to dye her hair red for Next Level promotions.
  • She has the longest trainee period of all members, so others initially greeted her in honorifics. Ningning, in turn, wasn't good at greeting or distinguishing between honorifics and plain speech, so she accidentally greeted Giselle and Winter in plain speech.

Discography[edit | edit source]

Unofficial[edit | edit source]

Videos[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

The gallery for Ningning is located here.

References[edit | edit source]

Navigation[edit | edit source]

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