Park Cho-rong (born March 3, 1991), better known mononymously as Chorong (초롱), is a South Korean singer-songwriter and actress. She is best known as the leader of the South Korean girl group Apink.
Park Cho-rong was born in Cheongju, Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea on March 3, 1991. She is a middle child, having an older and a younger sister. As a daughter of a Hapkido master and academy owner, Park was trained in the said martial art for eight years. She trained from her first year in elementary school until her third year of junior high; she is a holder of a 3rd degree black belt. During her school days, Park had attended Byungsul Kindergarten, Bukang Elementary School, Bukang Middle High School, and Choongbook High School.
Park auditioned for JYP Entertainment fifth official audition in 2009 where she successfully made it to the final round. However, she was eventually eliminated and after that she joined Cube Entertainment as a trainee.
Born: March 03, 1991
Birthplace:Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea
Height:5 ft 4 ins (163 cm)
Weight:103 lbs (47 kg)