Promotional photo for
Act.5 New Action
Kang Mi-na (강미나)
December 4, 1999
Jeju Island, South Korea
Singer, rapper, actress
May 4, 2016
(I.O.I) June 28, 2016 (gu9udan) August 10, 2017 (OGUOGU) July 10, 2018 (SEMINA)
(미나) is a South Korean singer, rapper and actress under
. She is a member of the girl group
, its sub-units
, and the project girl group
2016-present: Produce 101, I.O.I, gugudan
In 2016 Mina was a contestant on the survival show
Produce 101. She ranked 9th place in the program, thus making her a member of the girl group I.O.I. She was a a member of I.O.I until the group disbandment on January 29, 2017. She was absent from I.O.I's first single " Whatta Man" promotion's due to her promoting Gugudan's debut EP.
On June 7, 2016, it was confirmed by
Jellyfish Entertainment that she would debut as a member of the agency's first girl group gu9udan. On June 28, 2016, gu9udan debuted with , along with the title song "Wonderland".
Act.1 The Little Mermaid
In August 2017, she debuted in gugudan's first subunit
Gugudan OGUOGU with the duo's first single " Ice Chu".
In July 2018, she debuted in gugudan's second subunit
Gugudan SEMINA with the trio's first single " Semina".
Mina attended Jeju Girl's Middle School in her youth and in February 2018 became a graduate of the Practical Dance Department of Seoul School of Performing Arts.
"Tale of Gyeryong Fairy OST Part.2: Peach Paradise" (2018)
20th Century Boy and Girl (MBC, 2017)
History of Walking Upright (tvN, 2018)
Mama Fairy and the Woodcutter (tvN, 2018)
Hotel Del Luna (tvN, 2019)
Music video appearances
She represents the number 9 within her group, gu9udan.
During the production of Produce 101, she received the nickname "Juice Girl" due to her liking to eat.
She trained for 9 months, if including the time from Produce 101, she trained for 1 year and 1 month.
She is the only member to be featured in both sub-units of gu9udan.
Mina has debuted a total of 4 times (2 girl groups and 2 subunits).