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Yena (예나)
Choi Yena (최예나)

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Other Names Japanese: チェイェナ
Nickname(s) Happy Virus
Group(s) IZ*ONE (아이즈원)
Agency/Label Off The Record Entertainment
Yuehua Entertainment
Date of Birth September 29, 1999
Age 21
Korean Age 23
Zodiac/Star Sign Libra
Height 163 cm
Blood Type A
Nationality Korean

Additional Information

Official Color(s) Yellow
Debut Date October 29, 2018
2 years ago
Education Hanlim Multi Art School
Language Spoken Korean, Japanese, Chinese
Hobbies Claw machine game, gaming, hip hop dance, joking, watching movies, reading comic books


Yena is a former Polaris Entertainment & Block Berry Creative (LOONA's agency) trainee.
She had lymphoma when she was a child and was told there was no chance of survival but miraculously recovered. Her parents had to sell kimbap every morning to be able to pay her hospital bills.
She trained for 3 years and 5 months, prior to debut with IZ*ONE.
She has an older brother - actor/former SPEED member Choi Sungmin.


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Choi Yena (최예나) is a South Korean singer/dancer under Off The Record and Yuehua Entertainment. She's currently the main rapper, lead vocalist, and dancer of the girl group IZ*ONE.


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