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P-POP 101: BINI Stan Guide

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Whether you’re an avid P-pop fan or not, you’ve probably heard of BINI’s several catchy hit songs such as Pantropiko and Salamin, Salamin. There’s no denying it – the BINI group is the rising girl group in the country. Aside from their catchy songs, BINI members have also taken center stage on several platforms with their captivating visuals and diverse personalities.

Chances are, if you’re reading this, you’re most likely a fan, which they fondly call Blooms. With that, here’s a BINI stan guide to give you a glimpse into the dubbed ‘Nation’s Girl Group.

BINI Profile

First off, who is BINI? And how did they start?

BINI is an eight-member P-pop girl group under ABS-CBN. The group comprises BINI members Aiah, Colet, Maloi, Gwen, Stacey, Mikha, Jhoanna, and Sheena. 

The group originated from the Star Hunt Academy (SHA), and their journey from trainees to debut is documented in a YouTube series.

The name, BINI, derived from binibini, reflects their commitment to representing the modern Filipina. Moreover, the girl group made their debut in 2021 with “Born To Win” and has since released two studio albums and an EP. 

Their inaugural solo concert, BINIverse, is scheduled for June 28-29 at the New Frontier Theater, although due to their soaring popularity, obtaining tickets may prove challenging for fans.

As for their music, BINI delivers nothing short of upbeat hits. Below are just a few standout tracks that showcase the group’s musical prowess and are a must-listen for any fan or newcomer alike.

BINI Members Profile

Now that we have scratched the surface of knowing the group as a whole through their BINI profile, it’s time to dive into the individualities of the BINI members.

Aiah Arceta

  • Full Name: Maraiah Queen Arceta
  • Birthday: January 27, 2001
  • Height: 167 cm (5’6”)
  • Position: Main Visual, Main Rapper
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

Aiah is the oldest member and is often jokingly referred to as “Mama Mary” of the group. With her oozing charisma and undeniable grace, it’s no question why most blooms have her as their ‘Bias Wrecker.’ 

Colet Vergara

  • Full Name: Nicolette Vergara
  • Birthday: September 14, 2001
  • Height: 162 cm (5’4”)
  • Position: Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Lead Rapper
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo

Blooms affectionately draws parallels between Colet and one of Inside Out’s characters, Anger, citing similarities in their manners of speech. Despite her seemingly nonchalant demeanor, she is easily among, if not the best vocalist in the group.

Maloi Ricalde

  • Full Name: Mary Loi Ricalde
  • Birthday: May 27, 2002
  • Height: 160 cm (5’3”)
  • Position: Main Vocalist
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini

Maloi is known for her lively kalog personality and coquettish style, often adorning her outfits with ribbons. She continues to captivate more fans with her sense of humor and her lovely, yet powerful voice.

Gwen Apuli

  • Full Name: Gweneth L. Apuli
  • Birthday: June 19, 2003
  • Height: 167 cm (5’6”)
  • Position: Lead Vocalist, Lead Rapper
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini

Gwen is no stranger to Philippine TV; she made her mark on national television when she joined Pinoy Big Brother (PBB) OTSO in 2019. She is best known for her exceptional talent in modeling, effortlessly captivating attention and commanding the spotlight in their photoshoots.

Stacey Sevilleja

  • Full Name: Stacey Aubrey Sevilleja
  • Birthday: July 13, 2003
  • Height: 167 cm (5’6”)
  • Position: Main Rapper, Lead Dancer
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer

Stacey is known as a kikay and a member of the so-called OA line in the BINI group. With her bubbly personality, coupled with her keen fashion sense, it’s no wonder she draws admiration among fans.

Mikha Lim

  • Full Name: Mikhaela Janna Lim
  • Birthday: November 8, 2003
  • Height: 162 cm (5’4”)
  • Position: Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, Visual
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

Mikha is known for her role as Elle Luna in the 2nd season of the “He’s Into Her” TV adaptation. She is fondly described as poganda—a combination of pogi (handsome) + maganda (beautiful)—due to her stunning visuals and radiating masculine energy.

Jhoanna Robles

  • Full Name: Jhoanna Christine Robles
  • Birthday: January 26, 2004
  • Height: 167 cm (5’6”)
  • Position: Leader, Lead Vocalist, Lead Rapper
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

Although she is the second youngest in the group, she effectively stands as the leader, commanding respect and admiration among her fellow BINI members. Aside from her vibrant kalog personality, her vocal range is nothing short of astounding.

Sheena Catacutan

  • Full Name: Sheena Mae Catacutan
  • Birthday: May 9, 2004
  • Height: 162 cm (5’4”)
  • Position: Main Dancer, Youngest (Bunso)
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus

It is needless to say that in the BINI girl group, two members have graced the Reality TV Show PBB. Aside from Gwen, Sheena—who is the youngest—has already gained popularity even before the rise of BINI. Ultimately, no one can argue with this: Sheena has got to be one of the most talented dancers in P-pop.


Curious as to how old these talented binibinis are? Here are the BINI members and their age in order.

  • Aiah Arceta- 23 yrs. old
  • Colet Vergara- 22 yrs. old
  • Maloi Ricalde- 21 yrs. old
  • Gwen Apuli- 20 yrs. old
  • Stacey Sevilleja- 20 yrs. old
  • Mikha Lim- 20 yrs. old
  • Jhoanna Robles- 20 yrs. old
  • Sheena Catacutan- 19 yrs. old

Now that we’ve run you through the BINI Profile with this BINI Stan Guide, consider yourself a bloom and immerse yourself in the vibrant world of this talented girl group. From their catchy music to their individual charms, there’s a lot to love about BINI. 

So, join the fandom, celebrate their successes, and anticipate their future endeavors as they continue to shine in the world of P-pop! Tara na sa Islang Pantropiko! 

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