Im Jin-ah, known primarily under the stage name Nana, is a South Korean singer, model and actress, a member of the After School band and her sub-group Orange Caramel.
Im Jin-ah was born in Cheongju, South Korea, on 14 September 1991. After attending Ochang High School in her hometown, she took part in the Asia Pacific Super Model Contest in 2009. She also has a make-up artist’s license and is a member of the Makeup Artists Association.
Nana made her debut as a singer in the After School in November 2009 with the song Because of You.
In addition to the After School video clips, Nana also appeared in the following videos: White Tears, Eru videoclip (2010) and Like A Fool, Honey Dew videoclip (2009).
She has wonderslist’s “Most Beautiful Women” at third place.
In June 2015, Nana was more active in China, where she has featured in such films as Go Lalal Go 2 with Ariel Lin, Vic Zhou and Chen Bolin. She was ranked Number 1 on the Independent Critics List of the 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2014 and again in 2015. In February 2016 it was confirmed that Nana would be joining the cast of the fourth season of the female special of Real Men (TV series).
Following her success on the small screen, Nana moves to big screen. She has worked alongside her The Good Wife co-star, Yoo Ji-tae in the film, Ggoon (Conman). In addition, she was cast in her first leading role for upcoming romantic thriller Four Men.