Hwasa

Pop Singer

Hwasa was born in Jeonju, North Jeolla Province, South Korea on July 23rd, 1995 and is the Pop Singer. At the age of 28, Hwasa biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, songs, and networth are available.

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Other Names / Nick Names
Ahn Hye-jin
Date of Birth
July 23, 1995
Nationality
South Korea
Place of Birth
Jeonju, North Jeolla Province, South Korea
Age
28 years old
Zodiac Sign
Leo
Profession
Singer
Social Media
Hwasa Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 28 years old, Hwasa has this physical status:

Height
160cm
Weight
49kg
Hair Color
Black
Eye Color
Dark Brown
Build
Slim
Measurements
Not Available
Hwasa Religion, Education, and Hobbies
Religion
Not Available
Hobbies
Not Available
Education
Wonkwang Information Arts High School
Hwasa Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
Spouse(s)
Not Available
Children
Not Available
Dating / Affair
Not Available
Parents
Not Available
Siblings
Hwasa has 2 older sisters.
Hwasa Career

Hwasa debuted as a member of the girl group Mamamoo on June 19, 2014, being one of the leading voices with the release of the lead single "Mr. Ambiguous" from their first extended play (EP) Hello. She wrote and composed her first solo song, "My Heart/I Do Me," from Hello.

In March 2018, Hwasa released her second solo song, "Be Calm," as part of Mamamoo's sixth EP, Yellow Flower. The music video for the song was uploaded on March 25, 2018 and has gained 7.9 million views as of August 2022. "Be Calm" charted at number 35 on the Gaon Download Chart.

In April 2018, Hwasa joined the cast of KBS reality television show Hyena on the Keyboard; the appearance spawned a collaboration with rapper Loco titled "Don't". Hwasa took part in writing and composing the song and it topped the South Korean's Gaon Digital Chart. "Don't" was later certified Platinum for 100 million streams in January 2019 and again for 2.5 million downloads in August 2019.

In February 2019, Hwasa made her debut as a solo artist with the digital single, "Twit," which she participated in writing and composing. The song was a commercial success, peaking atop the Gaon Digital Chart and scored a "Triple Crown," topping the Gaon Digital, Gaon Download and Gaon Streaming charts. "Twit" also peaked at number three on Billboard World Digital Song Sales chart for the week of March 2, 2019.

Hwasa released the single "In The Fall," a collaboration with South Korean hip-hop producer Woogie, in October 2019.

In December 2019, "Twit" was featured in Billboard's "The 25 Best K-pop Songs of 2019: Critics' Pick" list at number 8. "Twit" was also ranked at number 13 of 29 songs on Refinery29's "The Best K-Pop Songs Of 2019," and Rolling Stone India featured the music video in their "10 Best K-pop Music Videos of 2019."

In March 2020, Hwasa collaborated with the English singer Dua Lipa for a remix of Lipa's "Physical," which features Korean lyrics.

In April, it was reported that Hwasa had joined the original soundtrack lineup of the Korean drama The King: Eternal Monarch and would be releasing her first solo soundtrack song, titled "Orbit." The song debuted at number 16 on Billboard World Digital Song Sales Chart on May 2, 2020.

On June 29, Hwasa released her debut EP, titled Maria, and the lead single of the same name. The EP debuted at number seven on the Billboard World Albums chart and peaked at number eighty-one on the Billboard Top Current Albums Sales charts on July 11, 2020. Lead single "Maria" was composed by Hwasa and producer Park Woo-sang with the goal of showing her growth as a singer-songwriter. Hwasa also wrote the lyrics for "LMM" and composed "Why." For the week of September 26, 2020, "Maria" peaked at number two on Billboard K-pop Hot 100 and on the week of October 3, 2020, it peaked at number 79 on Billboard Japan Hot 100. "Maria" also debuted at number six on the Billboard World Digital Song Sales chart.

On season six of JTBC's entertainment show Hidden Singer, Hwasa was one of the contestants for the episode airing on September 11, 2020. In the final round, Hwasa won by an overwhelming 79 votes, which ended the four consecutive losing streaks from previous contestants and earned the singer her second win as an original singer of the season.

Hwasa joined the cast of MBC reality-variety show How Do You Play? On October 10, she debuted with Refund Sisters, the project supergroup created through Hangout with Yoo. The group released their debut single, "Don't Touch Me." "Don't Touch Me" peaked atop the Gaon Digital Chart for two consecutive weeks.

At the end of 2020, "Maria" was featured in Billboard's article "A Look Back at Billboard's K-Pop 100 Chart in 2020 and All Its Big Players." "Maria" charted with a record 19 consecutive weeks in the top-ten, making it the song with the second most weeks in the chart's top-ten. Streaming service Spotify also announced their "2020 Most Played Female Korean K-pop Artists," and Hwasa was ranked 4th. One of Hwasa's side tracks, "LMM" was featured in MTV News' "The Best K-POP B-sides of 2020" at number eight. "Maria" also landed at second place in Rolling Stone India's "20 Best K-pop Music Videos of 2020." "Maria" was then featured in Paper Magazine at number 27 of their "40 Best K-pop Songs of 2020". The article mentioned that "Hwasa is known to many as a fearless person but her single 'Maria' deconstructs that image, casting an image of a young woman who is at once vulnerable and confident, playful and seductive — idol and human." Time magazine released an article titled, "The Songs and Albums That Defined K-Pop's Monumental Year in 2020," and stated that "of the solo releases this year, Hwasa's "Maria" leaves the most searing impression. The track is sleek and sultry, oozing with her distinct charisma as she sings in her low-toned, rounded voice over syncopated drum beats." With her continuous success, Hwasa managed to rank ninth on the "Top 100 Kpop Idols YouTube Worldwide Search Rankings for 2020."

On July 23, 2021, Hwasa launched her YouTube channel, "Hwasa Official" and posted her first video.

On November 24, 2021, Hwasa released her single album Guilty Pleasure, and its lead single "I'm a B".

On July 16, 2022, it was announced that Hwasa will collaborate on a new single "Somebody" with Loco, which will be released on July 25.

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