Park Chorong 박초롱 is the leader and main rapper of Apink.
Chorong was born on Sunday, March 3, 1991, in Chungcheongbuk-do. She’s the oldest member of Apink, older than the maknae, Hayoung, by 5 years, 4 months, and 16 days.
She was born in the Chinese Year of the Ram and her zodiac star sign is Pisces. Chorong and Bomi’s blood type is O. At a height of 163 cm or 5'4", she’s one of Apink’s shortest members, along with Eunji. They’re shorter than the tallest member, Hayoung, by 7 cm.
She attended Choongbook High School. She also went to Byungsul Kindergarten, Bukang Elementary School, and Bukang Middle School. She has one older sister and a younger sister named Seunghee.
In 2009, she auditioned for JYP along with Sistar’s Dasom. She was in Beast’s music video for “Beautiful” and their Japanese videos for “Shock” and “Breath.” She was also in BtoB’s music video for “Insane.” Beast/Highlight’s Kikwang named Chorong as the Apink member he’s closest to. They’re only a year apart in age, and he gave her advice on being a leader.
She knows taekwondo. Her father teaches hapkido, and she practiced it for eight years. She has a third degree black belt.
She’s Apink’s country girl. She prefers wearing sneakers to wearing heels. One of her hobbies is washing dishes.