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HOT ISSUE Nahyun Full Profile, Fun Facts, Early Life, and Debut Era


Learn More About HOT ISSUE Leader Kang Na-hyun Profile Here!

HOT ISSUE (Hangul: 핫이슈) is a South Korean girl group that debuted on April 28, 2021, under S2 Entertainment. They debuted with a single titled “GRATATA” and their first mini album titled Issue Maker. Besides that, HOT ISSUE also has 7 talented members with Nahyun, Mayna, Hyeongshin, Dana, Yewon, Yebin, and Dain.

In this article, there’s detailed information about a member of HOT ISSUE who is also the leader of the group. Do you know who she is? If you still can’t figure it out, she is HOT ISSUE’s Nahyun! Let’s find out more about her full profile, fun facts, pre-debut life, and her debut as a K-pop idol in the article below!

HOT ISSUE Nahyun Profile


Real Name: Kang Na-hyun (Hangul: 강나현)

Stage Name: Nahyun (Hangul: 나현)

Birth: Gyeongsangnam-do, Changwon City, January 25, 2002

Star Sign: Aquarius

Position in the Group: Leader, Vocalist

Nationality: Aquarius

Family Member: Parents, Older Sister


  • Jungang Middle School (Seoul) (Graduated)
  • Seonjeong High School (Graduated)

Nationality: Korean

HOT ISSUE Nahyun Fun Facts

  1. HOT ISSUE’s Nahyun is a former trainee of Cube Entertainment (2016) and Source Music (2017).
  2. HOT ISSUE’s Nahyun got accepted in the first round of auditions for JYP Entertainment, FNC Entertainment, Jellyfish Entertainment, WM Entertainment, and Starship Entertainment.
  3. HOT ISSUE’s Nahyun is friends with Bada from HINAPIA and Dia from PIXY.
  4. HOT ISSUE’s Nahyun and Yewon are roommates.
  5. HOT ISSUE’s Nahyun had braces.
  6. HOT ISSUE’s Nahyun doesn’t know how to swim.
  7. HOT ISSUE’s Nahyun would like to be a seal because they know how to swim if she could be an animal.
  8. HOT ISSUE’s Nahyun trained for around 5-6 years.
  9. HOT ISSUE’s Nahyun’s role model is EXID‘s Hani.
  10. HOT ISSUE’s Nahyun’s MBTI is ENFJ.
  11. HOT ISSUE’s Nahyun is said to be the member who cooks the best.
  12. HOT ISSUE’s Nahyun said that she hates bell peppers and paprika.
  13. HOT ISSUE’s Nahyun said that when you go to Baskin Robbins, you must eat Choco Tree Forest.
  14. HOT ISSUE’s Nahyun was living in Busan when she was in elementary school, but her parents were Jinju, so she spoke mostly with a Jinju dialect. Her friends teased her, and she found out that she was using the dialect. She speaks the Seoul language now, but she said it was difficult to correct her dialect.
  15. HOT ISSUE’s Nahyun was a trainee from the age of 15.

HOT ISSUE Nahyun Early Pre-Debut Life

As you can see from the information in the fun facts section, HOT ISSUE’s Nahyun became a trainee when she was only 15 years old. It means that she has trained to be a K-pop idol since a very young age, and she came from a different city just to chase her dream to be a star in the future.

HOT ISSUE’s Nahyun came from Jinju, but she was born in Changwon and then moved to Seoul to be trained as a K-pop idol.

Not only that but HOT ISSUE’s Nahyun has also been registered as a trainee in several major agencies including Cube Entertainment in 2016 and Source Music in 2017. She finally entered S2 Entertainment, her current agency that debuted HOT ISSUE in fall 2020.

HOT ISSUE Nahyun Debut Era

On April 22, 2021, the teaser pictures of Nahyun and Mayna, members of the girl group HOT ISSUE, were revealed through official social media. In the published image, Nahyun and Mayna showed off their individuality by wearing black and red clothes and accessories that showed a checkered pattern and were see-through. Nahyun and Mayna captured the attention of domestic and foreign fans with their lovely yet dignified charm.

Nahyun, the first member of HOT ISSUE, was born in 2002 and is the leader and part of the vocal line of HOT ISSUE. Nahyun who has her outstanding visuals, vocal skills, and witty charm is expected to lead the colorful charms of HOT ISSUE after her debut.

When asked how she felt about her debut, Nahyun said in an interview with Sports Seoul on June 22, 2021, “I still can’t feel it, but I recently heard our song come out on the street and at the mart. It was so amazing and it felt good.” She smiled broadly.

Regarding the advice she received from Chairman Hong during their debut era activity, Nahyun said, “I know that you are constantly monitoring me, but you said in a short and bold way that you had a lot of trouble through a separate text message. Of course, there was a sense of pressure, but we each tried to turn it into a sense of responsibility according to their own abilities.”

Nahyun said, “I hope that after time passes, when the public thinks of 2021, our song will be remembered. I want to make a song that can cause homesickness,” she added.

HOT ISSUE is a 7-member girl group consisting of Nahyun, Mayna, Hyungshin, Dana, Yewon, Yebin, and Dain, and it debuted in April 2021. The group caught the attention of domestic and foreign fans while promoting “GRATATA” with a solid performance and unrivaled identity.

As for HOT ISSUE, when asked what wish she would like to wish while looking at the full moon in Chuseok, she said, “I hope that all the members will finish their activities safely and without getting sick.” She also hoped, “I want to achieve good results on music shows and music charts.”

To the fans, “I prepared really hard while thinking of you all.”

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