|Jihyo Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 3¾ in|
|Date of Birth||February 1, 1997|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Jihyo is one of the members of the South Korean girl group, Twice. She is the lead vocalist as well as the leader of the group. Prior to her debut with Twice, she was set to debut with another girl group but the project got canceled. Jihyo has provided vocals to various songs such as Dance the Night Away, Wake Me Up, What Is Love?, Candy Pop, and Heart Shaker.
Guri, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
- Siblings – Seoyeon (Younger Sister), Jiyoung (Younger Sister)
Jihyo is represented by JYP Entertainment.
JYP Entertainment, Warner Music Japan
5 ft 3¾ in or 162 cm
49 kg or 108 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Jihyo has dated –
- Kang Daniel (2019-2020) – Former member of Wanna One, Kang Daniel has dated Jihyo. Their dating news became public in August 2019. Overall, they dated for 1 year and 3 months and separated in November 2020.
Race / Ethnicity
She is of South Korean descent.
She prefers to dye her hair ‘light brown’.
Jihyo has done endorsement work for brands like –
- Lotte Duty-Free
- Pocari Sweat
- Gamaro Gangjung
Best Known For
Being a member of the South Korean girl group, Twice
As a member of Twice, Jihyo released her first studio album, Twicetagram, on October 30, 2017. The album peaked at the 1st spot on Korean, U.S., and Chinese music charts.
First TV Show
In 2015, Jihyo made her first TV show appearance in the reality show, Sixteen, as a contestant.
Jihyo Favorite Things
- Color – Red
- Number – 21
- When she was in 3rd grade, Jihyo participated in a contest on Junior Naver and won the 2nd spot for a child role.
- She was chosen as a JYP trainee when she was in grade 3.
- She is a member of Twice who remained a trainee with JYP for the longest period of time, i.e. almost 10 years.
- Before competing in Sixteen in 2015, she was supposed to debut as a part of the girl group, 6mix. However, the project got canceled.
- She was chosen as the leader of the group by the members themselves.
- Jihyo does not like to eat raw foods.
- She is allergic to pineapples and gets an itchy throat every time she has it.
- In her free time, she indulges in web-surfing and reading webtoons.
- Jihyo can also use both her hands equally well.
- Jihyo does not have any verified social media account.
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