Transformation of Apink’s Naeun Through the Years
In this article, Byeol Korea will talk about the transformations of the first member of the South Korean girl-group Apink, Son Naeun. Naeun is one of the female K-pop idols who is considered to have a legendary visual. Aside from being active as a singer, she also entered the world of acting and often stars in advertisements for a number of well-known brands. Naeun herself has beauty that has successfully grabbed attention from the public since day 1 of her debut in 2011. Curious to see her transformations throughout the years? Stay tuned!
Apink‘s Naeun’s Pre-debut and Childhood
Son Naeun was born on February 10, 1994 in Seoul, South Korea. She has a younger sister called Son Saeun. She first studied at the Chungdam High School, a public high school located in Apgujeong-dong Gangnam-gu Seoul, South Korea. Thereafter, she transferred to the arts high school in Gung-dong, Guro-gu Seoul, School of Performing Arts Seoul and completed her graduation from there on February 7, 2013. After that, she enrolled at the Buddhist-based, private, co-educational Dongguk University in 2013, where she enrolled in the Department of Theatre and Film as an acting major.
Debut with Apink in 2011
The girl-group Apink was formed in 2011 under Plan A Entertainment (A Cube Entertainment). Naeun was selected as the first trainee for Apink. Prior to her debut in Apink, she featured in a few music videos by the South Korean boy-band Beast (now known as Highlight) for the songs “Breath”, “I Like You the Best”, and “Beautiful”.
On April 19, 2011, Apink’s official debut was followed by the release of their first mini album, titled “Seven Springs of Apink“, including the music video for the EP’s title track “I Don’t Know”. The girls continued to promote their album by giving a live performance on Mnet’s M Countdown in April. Later that same year, Apink won their first music show on Mnet’s M Countdown, with their single “My My,” which won the hearts of many with the catchy melody.