Profile and Facts of Nayeon of TWICE: Bio, Net Worth, Fun Facts etc.

Nayeon is best known to be one of the lead vocalists in her band called TWICE.

Her audition for JYP was not planned very well. She was still studying at school when she secretly sneaked out of her house and spontaneously tried out for an audition.

Luckily, she passed and now, here she is. The very reason why she got accepted must be because of her impressive dancing and singing skills.

She also has a unique personality. She is cheerful and she always tries to stay positive. She is loud and she is the light of the group most of the time.


Birth Date and Zodiac Sign

She was born on September 22nd in 1995, and is now 21 years old. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.

Height and Weight

She is 163 cm (about 5′ 4″) tall and weighs 47 kg (about 103 lbs).

Birth Place, Nationality, Birth Name & Childhood Stories

Nayeon was born as Im Nayeon to Christian parents in Gangdong-gu, Seoul.

She was doing well academically. In 2010, she was about to get into a cram school to study harder when she secretly tried out an audition for JYP Entertainment to become a trainee and made it through.

Although her parents were opposed to her singing, dancing and becoming a trainee at first, she chose to become a trainee. Her parents gave way finally.

When she was a trainee, she was the most popular member of TWICE among their fans.

She practiced dancing, singing and performing so hard to achieve the status of the number one. She finished the life of a trainee of more than five years, when she made her debut as a member of TWICE.

The other reason she is the most popular member among fans is her character. She laughs a lot, she is bright, and she thinks positive.

On the other hand, she is often misunderstood because she says whatever is on her mind in a candid manner.

Bio and SNS

Blood Type: A
Chinese Name: 林娜璉

Label: JYP Entertainment

Official Website:
Instagram: twicetagram
Fan Cafe:


Nayeon graduated from Apgujeong high school, the same one as Sonamoo‘s Nahyun.

She currently attends Konkuk University where she majors in film. The university is one of the top fifteen ones in Korea.


Nayeon has her parents and a younger sister. It is said that she looks similar to her mother.

It is known that her parents did not agree with her career choice at first.

Career & Bio


Nayeon tried out the 7th Open Audition for JYP Entertainment, and became a trainee on September 15, 2010.

First, she was chosen as a member of one of JYP girl groups called 6mix in 2013. However, 6mix never made their debut and disbanded.

When she was a JYP trainee, she appeared in television advertisements and music videos, including Got7‘s “Girls Girls Girls,” “Stop Stop It,” and miss A‘s “Only You.”

In addition, she appeared in one episode of a television drama called “Dream High” as herself in 2012.

She then took part in a competition survival program “Sixteen” in May 2015, and was picked as a member of girl group “TWICE” with eight other trainees in July.

Then she made her debut as a member of TWICE on October 20th in 2015, after five years of training, with eight other members.

Occupation: Singer
Position in Twice: Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Face Of The Group
Active Years: 2015–present
Status: Single



-“The Story Begins” (2015)
-“Page 2” (2016)
-“Twicecoaster: Lane 1” (2016)
-“What’s Twice?” (Japanese, 2017)

TV Shows

-Weekly Idol(2015)
-Two Yoo Project – Sugar Man(2015)
-Golden Bell Challenge(2016)
-Gag Concert(2016)
-M! Countdown(2016)
-A Look at Myself(2016)
-Baek Jong-won’s Top 3 Chef Kings(2016)
-Same Bed, Different Dreams(2016)
– King of Mask Singer(2016)
-God’s Voice(2016)
-Gold Medal Duty(2016)
-Radio Star(2016)

TV Drama

-Oh My God! Tip(2016)

Music Video

-Please Don’t Go(2011)
-No Love(2014)
-Girls Girls Girls (2014)
-Only You (2014)

Net Worth

Neither Nayeon nor JYP Entertainment has ever mentioned anything about her net worth.


Having a relationship within three years of debuting is against the rules of JYP Entertainment. Furthermore, TWICE is now too busy practicing and performing to have enough time for themselves.

She did mention, however, that although she doesn’t have a specific ideal type of man, she wants someone trustworthy and dependable.

Rumor: Suho (EXO)

Despite her agency’s regulations, Nayeon has been rumored to be dating EXO‘s Suho.

She was spotted carrying a pouch made by Suho’s fans, which was sent to Suho himself. Fans suspect the pouch was then given to Nayeon, or she is simply a Suho fan just like them.

Rumor: Jungkook (BTS)

Jungkook is also a member of a famous k-pop group. Rumors about his relationship with Nayeon sparked when she was openly expressed her support for BTS.

Then, during a TV program, Jungkook was caught glancing at Nayeon multiple of times, which added more to the speculation.

Neither of them have commented on the rumor.

Favorite Things


1. Watching movies
2. Watching plays on stage
3. Singing and dancing
4. Marathon
5. Driving
6. Eating bread
7. Riding on a swing
8. Having a sweat in the sauna
9. Enjoying having tea
10. Watching dramas when she cannot get to sleep

Food: Sweet foods
Drink: Grapefruitade, Vita500
Favorite colors: Beige, Sky Blue, and Khaki
Favorite Movie: “Hear Me”, “Love Rosie”, “Léon”
Favorite Music: Ballad songs
Favorite Songs: “When I Was Your Man” – Bruno Mars, “Just A Little Bit of Your Heart” – Ariana Grande
Motto: “Let’s live feeling thankful!”
Personality: having leadership
Hobby: Watching movies and dramas secretly and re-watching song triplets videos
Sports: Badminton
Fashion: Above knee-length dresses, skirts, and shorts

Fun facts

1.Her blood type is A.
2.She had been a JYP trainee for about five years.
3.She is the oldest of TWICE members.
4.She is also the oldest of all trainees of Sixteen.
5.She takes good care of other members.
6.She learns choreography very quick.
7.JYP president lays trust in her.
8.She has buckteeth.
9.She says she wants to babysit someday.
10.She says whatever is on her mind.
11.Her parents were against her becoming a JYP trainee.
12.Some say she is a well-organized person.
13.She is grateful to her fans sending presents and letters.
14.She got all the attention in “Sixteen.”
15.Her personal motto is “Have a grateful heart.”
16. Known as the center of Twice
17. Does not like sushi except salmon and chicken feet
18. Is known for being the oldest in the group.
19. Her fanclub name is Once.
20. She can speak Korean.
21. Her habits are biting her lips and touching her lower lip.
22. She likes simple styles rather than fancy.
23. Nayeon thinks her lips are the prettiest part in her body.
24. She sleeps with her eyes open, as she is afraid of the dark and ghosts.
25. Whenever Nayeon concentrates on something, she frowns.
26. When she goes to karaoke,she always sings “I Think I Love You” by Byul.
27. Nayeon likes bubble tea, but she takes out the bubbles before drinking.
28. When Nayeon is having her picture taken, she often does unique poses.
29. She says she is similar personality-wise with Squirtle from Pokemon.
30. She wants her boyfriend to handle technology well.
31. Fans joke that BTSRap Monster is her secret brother because they look similar.
32. She is close with Sonamoo‘s Nahyun.

See Also

TWICE Member Profile : KPOP New Girl Power!
How to follow Twice’s SNS accounts: Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Facebook
Who did plastic surgery in TWICE?
Who is Lesbian or Bisexual in TWICE and Why People Think So?


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