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New Jeans Minji Profile, Early life, Net Worth, Height, Age

New Jeans Minji, the full name Kim Min-ji, of the newly formed kpop girl group ‘New Jeans’, is an 18 years old south Korean singer. She is the group leader under the ADOR/ Hybe. She debuted on August 1, 2022, with the group New Jeans digitally and physically on August 8, 2022, by ADOR, under Hybe corporation.

New Jeans Minji Early life

The singer was born in Gangwondo, Yeongwol-Gun of south korea. But she was raised in Chuncheon. She went to Mancheon Elementary School and Sinsa Middle School and currently attending Hanlim Arts High School. She almost trained for 2 years. She was a former trainee under source music (2020). She was also part of global auditions by Big Hit.



Ever since childhood, New Jeans Minji has been interested in dancing and singing. With her enthusiasm for dancing and singing, she started practicing every day. As the artist was training for more than 2 years, she was being contacted by many other entertainment agencies, like SM and JYP. She also passed the Plus Global Audition and became the face of the Plus Global Audition, 2019 which was organized by Big Hit. She also appeared in BTS’ ‘Permission to Dance’ music video along with her group member Hanni.

New Jeans Minji Debut

Minji with her breathtaking visuals, soothing husky vocals, innocence, and natural and charming performance, immediately rose to popularity. She also got the title ‘Nation’s First Love’. She debuted officially in ‘New Jeans’ with the group single “Attention” on august -1,2022. However, the group has already released their single “Attention” on July-22 and July-23, the group released their second single ‘Hype-Boy’. Then the group released their B-side ‘Hurt’ music video two days later.

On August 1st, the group’s EP was released digitally with their third single ‘cookie’. New Jeans Minji and the group made their broadcast debut in Mnet’s M Countdown on the 4th of august. The group made their first single album, “OMG” with the song ‘Ditto’. It became the group’s 1st song to enter on Billboard Hot 100.

New Jeans Minji Net Worth

The leader and vocalist of the group was also involved in songwriting and making. She is also credited with songwriting one of their song ‘Ditto’. Besides music and performing, Minji also works as a model for different Ads and luxury brands. She along with her group members has been the face of many big fashion brand channels. According to many sources her net worth is about 1.5 million USD. However, the company has not revealed the actual net worth of the members.

Facts About Minji;

  • She is the oldest and the leader of the group.
  • 2nd tallest member of the group.
  • Performed SHINee’s ‘love like oxygen’ at KBS song festival 2022 with Hyein, her group member. Lesso (IVe), Eunchae (LE SSERAFIM) and Sullyoon (Nmixx).
  • She hates mint chocolate and Hawaiian pizza.
  • Appeared as special MC on 20th January in Music Bank with actor Lee Chae Min.
  • She and NMIXX’s Sullyoon are classmate.
  • Fan of Red Velvet and Twice.
  • Her favourite series is Harry Potter.
  • She was also appeared in music video of BTS ‘Permission to Dance’.
  • Also known as tidy queen of the group.
  • Loves reading and decorating dairy.
  • Her favourite seasons are summer and winter.
  • She loves dogs and bears.
  • Her favourite snack is ice cream and eats it even in the winter season.
  • She loves blue, black and red colours.
  • She got into k-pop in 2016 after listening to BTS’s “I Need You”.

New Jeans Minji Profile

Name                             Kim Min-ji

Stage Name                   Minji

Birth date                       May 7, 2004

Zodiac sign                     Taurus

Height                              5’7” (169 cm)

Label                                ADOR

Blood type                       A

Nationality                      Korean

Fandom name                Bunnies

MBTI                                 ESTJ

Nickname                        Minki and teddy bear

Language                         Korean / English

Education                        Hanlim Arts High School

Position                            Group leader, vocalist, main dancer

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