Arin, 23
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  • Birthday
    June 18, 1999
  • Birthplace
    Busan, South Korea
  • Age
    23 Years

Arin is a popular South Korean singer as well as an actress. Arin is known as the youngest member of the girl group Oh My Girl and also recently gained fame for her role in Alchemy of Souls.

Early Life

Arin was born on 18 June 1999 and her current age is 23 years. She hails from Busan, South Korea, and her zodiac sign is Gemini. Likewise, her real name is Choi Ye-won. Her real name is written in the Korean language as 최예원 and in Hanja as 崔乂園. Similarly, her stage name Arin is written in her language as 아린.

Talking about her family, Arin has a younger brother named Seokjun. Besides this, there is no information related to Arin’s parents. Regarding her education, this personality attended Dongduk Middle School. Later on, she attended the School of Performing Arts Seoul alongside other artists including Mina of Gugudan, Mark of NCT, and Dayoung of WJSN.

ArinArin in a childhood photograph. Source: Instagram


Professionally, Arin is a popular singer as well as an actress. As a singer, she is best known as a member of the South Korean girl group Oh My Girl. Other members of this girl group are Hyojung, Mimi, YooA, Seunghee, and Yubin. Similarly, JinE and Jiho are past members of this girl group.

Talking about the beginning, Arin made her debut as a member of Oh My Girl on 20 April 2015. She and her group members performed their debut single on SBS MTV’s The Show on 21 April. Then on 2 April 2018, this singer debuted in Oh My Girl’s first sub-unit – Oh My Girl Banhana.

Moreover, on 7 September 2019, this singer was announced to appear on XtvN’s The Ultimate Watchlist 2. Similalry, in August 2019, Arin’s participation in Queendom was confirmed.

Likewise, this personality was cast as Oh Na-ri in Naver TV’s web series The World of My 17 on 10 March 2020. Also, on 20 July 2020, this personality was announced as the new host for Music Bank alongside Choi Soo-bin of TXT. The duo’s last broadcast from the role was on 1st October 2021.

Similarly, this personality was set to be cast in the Netflix series Ghost Story 2 and this news was announced in March 2022. Also, she appeared in a supporting role in the tvN hit fantasy period drama Alchemy of Souls in June 2022. This drama features Lee Jae Wook, Hwang Min Hyun, Jung So-min, and Go Yoon-Jung in the lead roles and this personality played the role of Jin Cho-Yeon.

ArinArin posing for a photo with her Oh My Girl members. Source: Instagram

More Details

Besides singing and acting, Arin is also famous for her philanthropic activities. This personality secretly donated ₩6 million to her hometown Busan Elderly Welfare Center in December 2020.

Likewise, she also donated ₩30 million to The Beautiful Foundation on her 22nd birthday on 18 June 2021. Her donation to his foundation was used for supporting young adults who are living alone and have been discharged from child-care facilities and foster care.

Moreover, this personality also donated ₩20 million to The Beautiful Foundation on Coming-of-Age Day on 16 May 2022. Further, she donated ₩20 million to help those affected by the 2022 South Korean floods through the Hope Bridge Korea Disaster Relief Association. Arin made this donation on 11 August 2022.

Similarly, she donated 25,000 bricks worth ₩21 million to Busan Briquette Bank on 5 December 2022. Furthermore, Arin became the brand model for the South Korean clothing brand BYC on 5 March 2020.

Relationship Status

Arin is most probably single and more focused on strengthening her career as a singer and actress in the South Korean entertainment industry. Arin also has not shared any information or any social media posts related to her love life, affairs, controversies, or anything related to her private life.

Body Measurements

Arin stands tall at an approximate height of 165 cm or 5 feet 5 inches and her weight is around 48 kg or 106 lbs. Likewise, Arin has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color.

Social Media

Talking about her social media personality, Arin is available on Instagram under the username @ye._.vely618. As of December 2022, this personality has earned more than 1.6 million followers since the profile creation in March 2020.

Besides this, Arin also appears on Oh My Girl’s official accounts on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter under the username @wm_ohmygirl. Other than Instagram, Arin doesn’t seem to have her personal profile on other platforms like Twitter, Youtube, Tiktok, Facebook, etc.

Net Worth

Arin has a net worth of around $5 million US dollars as of 2022. Arin makes her earnings as a member of the group Oh My Girl, acting in various well-known projects, and being a brand ambassador for various brands.

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