Kim Min-jeong (Hangul: 김민정), also known by her stage name Winter (Hangul: 윈터), is a member of the South Korean girl group aespa.

Career[edit | edit source]

2020: aespa debut[edit | edit source]

On October 26, 2020, S.M. Entertainment revealed Winter as the first member of aespa.

On November 4th her Avatar was revealed, æ-WINTER, through the video SYNK, WINTER.

On December 6th, Winter performed "ID; Peace B" at Mnet Asian Awards (MAMA) for BoA's 20th Anniversary Special.

Winter collaborated with Raiden during SMTOWN LIVE Culture Humanity Online Concert on January 1st, 2021. The two performed Raiden and Chanyeol's song Yours, showcasing Winter's vocal abilities.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Education:
    • Samseong Elementary School (Graduated)
    • Samseong Middle School (Graduated)
    • Yang San Girls’ High School (Dropout)
    • High School Graduation Equivalency Examination (GED) (Accepted)
  • She took the High School GED on the same day and the same class as Karina
  • Special Ability: English tongue twisters
  • Nicknames: gyeoul (winter), Wingingie, Jeongie, Mindoongie, Kim Gyeoul, My Melody, baby bunny, Winyomi, Melonpanna
  • Favorite Words: milk and love
  • Favorite Color: ivory
  • Favorite Season: fall
  • Favorite Animals: arctic fox, desert fox, husky, puppy, cat
  • Favorite Food: chocolate, pizza, cracker, jelly, taro smoothie, Kongguksu (cold bean noodle soup), Lasagna, cake, bread, cookies, milk, and chips
  • Favorite Movies: Tenet, American Sniper
  • First impression of members:
  • She loves watching action movies, war movies, and movies that are hard to understand.[1]
  • When she was younger she wanted to be a singer. She also wanted to be a soldier because she thought that was very attractive.[2]
  • Her favorite ride at the amusement park are the rollercoasters. Ningning is her rollercoaster partner.[3]
  • She is the only member where the ae-version of herself has the same hair color as her debut colour (bleach blond).
  • She was the first member to be revealed.
  • She was casted by SM Entertainment during a dance festival in her hometown, Yangsan-si (Yangsan City).
  • She uses the iPhone 11 yellow.
  • She is allergic to kiwifruit and tomatoes.[4]
  • Her stage name "Winter" was chosen out of several different candidates. Others included Millie, 영원히/Young Won (forever), 모아/Moa (to collect)[5] Another was Baekseul (Snow White) because of her fair skin.
  • As she is born in January 1, under the rules of Korean Age, she never adds a second year on her age, because that second age is for people that haven't celebrated their birthday in the new year. All people start their lives at 1-year-old.
  • According to Ningning, Winter is the best at filleting fish.[6]

Videos[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

The gallery for Winter is located here.

References[edit | edit source]

Navigation[edit | edit source]

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Members KarinaGiselleWinterNingning
Digital Singles Black MambaForeverNext Level
Title Tracks Black MambaForeverNext Level
Unreleased Songs SYNKRun
Youtube Series MY time, aespa!MerrY MerrY aespaForever FairiesSYNK TIME with aespa
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