Zinger

정하나

Jung Hana( Hangul : 정하나; born February 2, 1990), better known by her stage nameZingeris a South Korean idol rapper , singer , songwriter and dancer . She is best known as the rapper of a popular South Korean girl group, Secret .

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  • by ifrit  -  September 23, 2012 11:38 PM

    [ASKKPOP] [Spoiler] KARA and SECRET face off on 'God of Victory'

    On the latest episode ofMBC's newest variety program 'God of Victory', two top-tier girl groups -KARAandSECRETcame out to determine, through a series of competitions, who would be crowned the 'goddess of victory'.With both teams tied at 3-3 after six rounds, the teams seemed evenly stacked. SECRET w…

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 Zinger's Life and career

1990–2008:Early life

Jung Hana was born in Uijeongbu , Gyeonggi , South Korea on February 2, 1990.Her mother worked as a singer in the 1980s and her father worked as a bodyguard.

2009–present: Secret and rising popularity

In September 2009, TS Entertainment announced that they will be debuting a four member girl group in October 2009. ZInger, along with Han Sunhwa , Song Jieun and Jeon Hyosung , debuted as the group, Secret. Prior to their debut, the group was on a documentary show called "Secret Story" which chronicled their debut process.They released their debut single " I Want You Back " in October 2009.

In April 2010, Secret released their first mini album entitledSecret Timewhich spawned them the hit single "Magic" and served as their breakthrough song in South Korea.In August 2010, they released their second mini album entitled "Madonna" and the title track continued their success as it topped the Gaon Single Charts.

In January 2011, the group deviated from their "sexy" and "sassy" image and released Shy Boy , a "cutesy" and retro inspired song.Although they were worried with the 180 degrees transformation, the single exceeded their expectations as the song was a huge success. Shy Boy charted strongly in digital charts and Secret won their first trophy on music shows with the song. They won a total of 5 trophies in various music shows with Shy Boy. Secret continued their success with the release of their second CD single entitled " Starlight Moonlight ".The title track became another hit for Secret as the song reached number one on the Gaon Monthly Singles Charts and won them another trophy in SBS 's Inkigayo .

The same year, Secret began a foray of Japanese activities with the release of Madonna and Shy Boy (EP) .The Japanese remake of "Madonna" debuted at number nine in the Oricon singles charts. Secret was one of the first three Korean girl groups to debut on the Oricon chart in the top 10, the others being Kara and Girls Generation being the first and second respectively. In October 2011, released their first studio album entitled " Moving in Secret " and spawned them another hit with the lead single " Love is Move .She also participated in the production of Moving in Secret by writing most of the rap parts in their songs and the album featured a solo track for Zinger entitled "Amazinger". Secret released their first mini album in Japan entitled Shy Boy (EP) .The mini album debuted also at number nine on the Oricon album charts.

In February 2012, Secret released their second CD single in Japan entitled " So Much For Goodbye ".

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 Zinger's Personal life

Zinger is an only child. Her mother was a singer who had passed the TBS Talent Exam and released a single in South Korea. Her father is a martial artist and was a presidential bodyguard.She is also friends with 2NE1 's CL and Wonder Girls ' Sunye while attending the same dance academy in middle school.

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 Zinger's Discography

Secret

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 Zinger's Filmography

Television series

YearNetworkTitleRoleNotes
2009 Mnet Secret Story Herself Regular cast
2010 MBC Boquet Herself Regular cast
2010 KBS Let's Go Dream! Season 2 Herself Episode 53 with Hyosung
2011 SBS MTV MTV Special :Big Pleasure Guam Herself With Secret
2011 MBC Weekly Idol Herself with Secret (11-11-27)
2011 SBS MTV Let Me Show Herself With Secret

Music shows

YearNetworkTitleRoleNotes
2010 Mnet M! Countdown MC with Secret (10-08-19)

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