Jihyo is a South Korean singer and member of TWICE. She is the leader and main vocalist.
Her strong voice and body size makes her unique in the group.
The group debuted on October 20, 2015, with the EP “The Story Begins”.
Birth Date and Zodiac Sign
Jihyo was born in February 1, 1997. She is currently 20 years old.
Her Zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Height and Weight
Jihyo stands at 162cm and weighs 56kg.
Birth Place, Nationality, Birth Name & Stories as a Child
Jihyo was born in Guri, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea and she is a South Korean by birth. Her real name is Park Ji-soo, but eventually changed it to Ji-hyo.
JYP Entertainment scouted her when she was in the third year of her Elementary school, after she received second place for a child actor competition.
She then became part of JYP and was a trainee for ten years.
Bio and SNS
Blood Type: O
Chinese Name: 朴志效
Label: JYP Entertainment
Jihyo’s parents have been supportive in her passions. It is evident through the fact that they let her become a JYP trainee for 10 years.
She also has a younger sister, though not much is known about her. It is also rumored that she actually has two younger sisters.
Career & Bio
Before her debut with Twice, Jihyo featured in the music video for Miss A’s “Only You”. She was known as the face of Innisfree’s teen line.
Her debut was with Twice in 2015 with the EP “The Story Begins”. The group further released the song “I Think I’m Crazy” the same year.
In 2016, the group released the singles “Touch Down”, “I’m Gonna Be a Star” and “Cheer Up”.
Occupation: Singer and Dancer
Position in Twice:Leader, Main Vocalist
Active Years: 2015–present
-“The Story Begins” (2015)
-“Page 2” (2016)
-“Twicecoaster: Lane 1” (2016)
-“What’s Twice?” (Japanese, 2017)
Two Yoo Project – Sugar (2015)
Same Bed, Different Dreams(2016)
We Kid (2016)
The Ultimate Voice (2016)
Duet Song Festival(2016)
-Miss A – “Only You” (2015)
Jihyo’s net worth is not yet known. Many Korean entertainers do not go public with their worth.
Jihyo is currently not in a relationship. Because she was a trainee for 10 years, and for most of her youth, she might never have been in a relationship.
She lost a concerning amount of weight, which was rumored to be because of a boyfriend, but it was simply because she wanted to become healthier.
Furthermore, almost all of Twice members are currently not in a relationship. Having a boyfriend within three years from her debut is against the rule with JYP Entertainment.
However all of them promised to be a good girlfriend when they started dating.
Rumor: JB (Got7)
There was a slight rumor that Jihyo was dating JB, a member of k-pop group Got7. Fans claim that the two are very close to each other.
When the two appeared on an advertisement for “NBA Style Korea,” more speculations started emerging. However, no progress has been seen ever since, so netizens claim nothing is going on between the two.
Hobby: Swimming, Online shopping, Walking
Drink: Yogurt smoothie, Americano
Music: R&B Soul
Motto: “positive mind!”
Personality: Fragile but sturdy
Perfume: Ones from Chloe
Fashion: Mini skirts, light colored top
1. She had training with WG, 2pm, 2am, Miss-A, Got7
2. Almost all JYP members saw her grow
3. She had training almost half of her age
4. She was voted as the group leader by members
5. She has a loud voice
6. Some members had different views of her nationality the first time they saw her.
7. Her shoe size is 240
8. She knows how to swim
9. Her favorite color is red
10. She is 20 years old
11. Known as the one who cries the most in the group
12. Does not like raw food
13. Is known to have been a trainee of JYP Entertainment for over 10 years
14. Her fanclub name is Once.
15. Her shoe size is 24 cm.
16. She can speak Korean.
17. Due to pineapple allergy, she doesn’t eat pineapple.
18. She is good at trotting.
19. Her habit is singing all over the place.
20. She hates broccoli.
21. Jihyo’s stress relief is karaoke.
22. Jihyo doesn’t like riding boats because she feels bad.
23. She likes hanging out with friends.
24. Her favorite fashion style is comfortable clothes.
25. She was a JYP trainee for 10 years
26. She is very close with Tzuyu
27. Her ideal type is someone who she can be her true self to.
28. She considers herself honest and frank
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