Jeongyeon (Yoo Kyung-wan) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Jeongyeon Quick Info
Height5 ft 6 in
Weight49 kg
Date of BirthNovember 1, 1996
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
BoyfriendNone

Jeongyeon is one of the members of the South Korean girl group, Twice. She passed the 6th JYP Entertainment Open Audition and was selected winning the Ivy Star Award. Along with the group, she given many successful songs such as Yes or Yes, BDZ, Dance the Night Away, Wake Me Up, What Is Love?, Candy Pop, and Heart Shaker.

Born Name

Yoo Kyung-wan

Nick Name

Jeongyeon

Jeongyeon as seen at Twice Sudden Attack Fan Meeting in March 2017
Jeongyeon as seen at Twice Sudden Attack Fan Meeting in March 2017 (Woo-ah Joon’s / tistory.com / CC BY 4.0)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Suwon, Gyeonggi, South Korea

Residence

South Korea

Nationality

South Korean

Education

Jeongyeon attended the Apgujeong High School.

Occupation

Singer

Family

  • Father – Yoo Chang-joon (Chef, Owns a Restaurant)
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Gong Seung-yeon (Older Sister) (Actress), Yoo Seo-yeon (Older Sister) (Office Worker)

Manager

Jeongyeon is represented by JYP Entertainment.

Genre

K-Pop, J-Pop

Instruments

Vocals, Trumpet, Saxophone

Labels

JYP Entertainment, Warner Music Japan

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

49 kg or 108 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Jeongyeon has not dated anyone publicly yet.

Jeongyeon at Twice Sudden Attack Fan Meeting in March 2017
Jeongyeon at Twice Sudden Attack Fan Meeting in March 2017 (Woo-ah Joon’s / tistory.com / CC BY 4.0)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

She is of South Korean descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Short hair

Brand Endorsements

Jeongyeon has done endorsement work for brands like –

  • Skoolooks
  • Lotte Duty-Free
  • Spris
  • Pocari Sweat
  • Elsword
  • Gamaro Gangjung
Jeongyeon as seen in October 2015
Jeongyeon as seen in October 2015 (den_oppa / tistory.com / CC BY 4.0)

Best Known For

  • Being a member of the South Korean girl group, Twice
  • Appearing in the music videos of GOT7’s Girls Girls Girls and Miss A’s Only You

First Album

Jeongyeon released her first studio album, Twicetagram, on October 30, 2017, along with the rest of the members of Twice. The album peaked at the 1st spot on Korean, U.S., and Chinese music charts.

First TV Show

She made her first TV show appearance on Sixteen as a contestant in 2015.

Jeongyeon Favorite Things

  • Instrument – Saxophone
  • Food – Tteokbokki, Korean food, Meat, Golbangee Muchim
  • Drink – Americano
Jeongyeon as seen in March 2017
Jeongyeon as seen in March 2017 (Woo-ah Joon’s / tistory.com / CC BY 4.0)

Jeongyeon Facts

  1. Jeongyeon auditioned for JYP Entertainment as a child but was not selected at the time.
  2. She changed her name from ‘Yoo Kyung Wan’ to ‘Jeongyeon’ when she was in the 3rd grade as she was bullied because her name sounded like a boy’s name.
  3. In 2010, she auditioned at the 6th JYP Entertainment Open Audition and was selected winning the Ivy Star Award.
  4. She was asked by both SM Entertainment and JYP Entertainment to join them but she chose the latter.
  5. In 2014, Jeongyeon was about to debut for the girl group, 6MIX, but unfortunately, the production was canceled, leaving her in despair.
  6. She stopped her training with the agency and started working part-time at a bakery with the hope of making a career in baking.
  7. Just when she was going to start a career in baking, she got a call from JYP Entertainment to become a part of the reality show, Sixteen.
  8. Jeongyeon does not have any verified social media account.

Featured Image by den_oppa / tistory.com / CC BY 4.0

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