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: ningningie, Ninggingie, Makningie (maknae+ningning), kitten, Ningie
  • Favorite Word: kkwabaegi (Korean twisted doughnuts)
  • Favorite Color: violet
  • 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.
  • Her favorite character is Patrick Star from Spongebob Squarepants.[2]
  • 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).

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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