TWICE Members – Wiki, Bio, Profile, Facts, Age, Height, Career

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TWICE is a K-POP girl group formed by JYP Entertainment. They consist of 9 members: Jihyo, Nayeon, Dahyun, Jeongyeon, Sana, Momo, Tzuyu, Mina, Chaeyoung.

The name of the group itself was created by JY Park has a deep meaning: a girl group that will touch their audience’s heart twice, through their ears and eyes.

Career

TWICE’s journey was started by the announcement of JYP on December 19, 2013, about their plan to form a new girl group.

Initially, the agency wanted to debut the current TWICE members, Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Jihyo, Sana in one group.

But because there were departures of Lena and Cecilia, the JYP trainee who were supposed to be the group members, the plan was canceled.

JY Park, CEO of JYP Entertainment then made an announcement on February 11, 2015, about an upcoming survival show called Sixteen to form a new girl group contains 7 members. This show has a co-partner, Mnet.

The show then put Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Jihyo, Sana, Mina, Chaeyoung, and Dahyun as the TWICE members.

But JY Park then decided to add Tzuyu (based on the audience’s voting) and Momo because of her amazing talents.

The group was then created with the name ‘TWICE’.

TWICE finally made her first debut by releasing the first EP called The Story Begins on October 20, 2015. This EP contains the lead track, Like Ooh-Ahh.

As they had expected, the single successfully hit the K-pop industry. TWICE shortly became popular and made some achievements.

The first EP got 4th position on the Gaon Album Chart in October 2015 and single Like Ooh-Ahh successfully got 33rd position on the Gaon Digital Chart.

The group then released the second EP called Page Two on April 25, 2016.

This EP contains Cheer Up, their lead single, which was being rearranged from the single Precious Love and I’m Gonna Be a Star owned by Park Ji Yoon in 1998.

TWICE then venturing their fame through some top hits they have released, such as TT (2017), Signal (2017), What is Love? (2018), Dance the Night Away (2018), Feel Special (2019), to More and More (2020).

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TWICE Members

1. Jihyo

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  • Real Name: Park Ji Soo/Park Ji Hyo
  • Stage Name: Jihyo
  • Nickname: Jihyo, Thomas, Hyo-mas
  • Birthday: February 1, 1997
  • Birthplace: Guri, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Position: Main Vocalist, Leader
  • Height: 162 cm (5 ft 3¾ in)
  • Weight: 56 kg (123 lbs)
  • Blood Type: O
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Singer
  • Education: Guri Girls’ High School
  • Hobbies: Reading webtoons, Web surfing

Facts

  • She changed her name from Park Ji Soo to Park Ji Hyo legally before she joined Sixteen.
  • In her family, she has 2 sisters who are younger than her.
  • Her sisters’ names are Seoyeon and Jiyoung.
  • Among the TWICE members, she has the longest training.
  • Jihyo had trained in JYP Entertainment for approximately 10 years.
  • She became a leader by the TWICE members’ vote.
  • Jihyo made an appearance alongside TWICE members for JY Park’s music video called Fire.
  • Apricot is Jihyo’s representative color.
  • Red is her favorite color.
  • 21 is Jihyo’s favorite number.

2. Nayeon

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  • Real Name: Im Na Yeon
  • Stage Name: Nayeon
  • Nickname: Nayeon, MC Rail
  • Birthday: September 22, 1995
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea.
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Position: Lead Vocalist, Center, Lead Dancer, Face of the Group
  • Height: 163 cm (5’4″)
  • Weight: 47 kg (104 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Religion: Christian
  • Profession: Singer
  • Education: Konkuk University
  • Hobbies: Collecting lipstick

Facts

  • She has a sister who is younger than her. Her sister’s name is Im Seo Yeon.
  • Among the other members, Nayeon is the oldest.
  • She once joined a modeling contest for children and got cast from JYP Entertainment, but her mother didn’t allow it.
  • Nayeon was the first member of Sixteen and TWICE to be announced.
  • Initially, Nayeon’s debut belonged to 6mix, but the group never debuted.
  • Sky Blue is Nayeon’s representative color.
  • She appeared in JY Park’s music video called Fire alongside TWICE members.
  • She only can eat sushi from salmon.
  • Nayeon doesn’t like to eat chicken feet.
  • She really loves sweet foods and jellies.

3. Jeongyeon

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  • Real Name: Yoo Kyung Wan/Yoo Jeong Yeon
  • Stage Name: Jeongyeon
  • Nickname: Jeongyeon, Yoojung Sunbae, Thanos’ Girlfriend
  • Birthday: November 1, 1996
  • Birthplace: Suwon, Gyeonggi, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Position: Lead Vocalist
  • Height:  169 cm (5’7″)
  • Weight: 49.1 kg (108 lbs)
  • Blood Type: O
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Singer
  • Education: Apgujeong High School
  • Hobbies: Running, Jumping rope

Facts

  • Her MBTI type is ISFJ-T.
  • She changed her name from Yoo Kyung Wan to Yoo Jeong Yeon because there were some people that teased her name which is sounded more like a boy’s name.
  • Jeongyeon’s father has a job as a traditional chef.
  • Jeongyeon has 2 sisters who are older than her, Seungyeon who works as an actress and Seo Yeon who works as an office worker.
  • Somin from KARD is her distant relative.
  • She got accepted by JYP and SM at the same time, but she finally chose JYP.
  • She once made an appearance alongside TWICE for JY Park’s music video called Fire.
  • Yellow-green is Jeongyeon’s representative color.
  • She loves to eat meat, golbangee muchim, and ddeokbokki.
  • Jeongyeon doesn’t like to eat lotus.

4. Momo

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  • Real Name: Hirai Momo
  • Stage Name: Momo
  • Nickname: Momo, Peach, Momori, Raccoon
  • Birthday: November 9, 1996
  • Birthplace: Kyōtanabe, Kyoto, Japan
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Position: Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper, Main Dancer
  • Height: 167 cm (5’6″)
  • Weight: 48.5 kg (106 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Singer
  • Education: –
  • Hobbies: Eating, Doing nail art, Watching dramas

Facts

  • Momo’s MBTI type is INFP-T.
  • In her family, Momo has a sibling, namely Hana. She is 2 years older than her.
  • Momo was luckily discovered by JYP when the agency saw her wonderful dance video alongside her sister.
  • Her dancing skills really impress everyone.
  • Her name ‘Momo’ has a meaning ‘peach’ in Japanese.
  • She once made an appearance alongside TWICE in Fire owned by JY Park.
  • Pink is Momo’s representative color.
  • She really loves urban dancing and hip-hop dancing. She also said that both make her feel confident.
  • She successfully passed JYP’s audition in 2012.
  • Momo wanted to be as good as her sister when it comes to dancing.

5. Sana

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  • Real Name: Minatozaki Sana
  • Stage Name: Sana
  • Nickname: Sana, Sandarella, Sanaconda, Sanake, Squirrel
  • Birthday: December 29, 1996
  • Birthplace:  Tennōji-ku, Osaka, Japan
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Position: Sub Vocalist, Main Rapper
  • Height: 168 cm (5’6″)
  • Weight: 47 kg (104 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Singer
  • Education: –
  • Hobbies: Collecting body mist and perfumes, Shopping

Facts

  • Sana’s MBTI type is ENFP-T.
  • In her family, she is the only child.
  • She got the cast when she was doing fun shopping alongside Sana’s friends.
  • Sana successfully passed her audition in 2012.
  • She made an appearance for JY Park’s music video titled Fire alongside TWICE members.
  • Purple is Sana’s representative color.
  • She is very good at making calligraphy.
  • Sana learned calligraphy when she was just a primary school student.
  • Sana is very optimistic, but she’s clumsy.
  • She has a lot of favorite colors, such as white, beige, black, and pink. Unfortunately, she feels like purple clothing isn’t her favorite.

6. Mina

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  • Real Name: Myoui Mina
  • Stage Name: Mina
  • Nickname: Mina, Black Swan, Penguin
  • Birthday: March 24, 1997
  • Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Nationality: Japanese-American
  • Position: Sub Vocalist, Main Dancer
  • Height: 163 cm (5’4″)
  • Weight: 46 kg (101 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Religion: Catholic
  • Profession: Singer
  • Education: –
  • Hobbies: Shopping, Looking up restaurants

Facts

  • Mina’s MBTI type is ISFP-T.
  • Her English name is Sharon.
  • Even though she was born in the US, both of her parents are Japanese.
  • Mina has a brother who is older than her, namely Kai.
  • Mina finally moved to her motherland while she was just a toddler.
  • She was born in San Antonio, Texas, United States; her parents are both Japanese.
  • Mina’s father is a professor at Osaka University Hospital.
  • Initially, she was discovered by a talent scout when she went shopping with her mother.
  • She became a trainee started from 2014.
  • She has learned ballet for approximately 11 years.

7. Dahyun

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  • Real Name: Kim Da Hyun
  • Stage Name: Dahyun
  • Nickname: Dahyun, Tofu
  • Birthday: May 28, 1998
  • Birthplace: Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Position: Lead Rapper, Sub Vocalist
  • Height: 165 cm (5’5″)
  • Weight: 48.9 kg (108 lbs)
  • Blood Type: O
  • Religion: Christian
  • Profession: Singer
  • Education: Hanlim Arts School
  • Hobbies: Playing the piano, Listening to music

Facts

  • Dahyun’s MBTI type is ISFJ-T.
  • She has a brother who is older than her. Her brother’s name is Myung Soo.
  • Dahyun auditioned for the big 3 agencies (SM, YG, and JYP) and successfully passed the audition. Eventually, JYP is her decision.
  • White is Dahyun’s representative color.
  • When she joined Sixteen, she was a famous contestant.
  • She has very fair skin like snow.
  • 7 is her favorite number.
  • Dahyun and Chaeyoung is the dishes washer in their dorm.
  • She once made an appearance for the music video Stop Stop It by GOT7 and Rose by Wooyoung.
  • Dahyun really loves chocolate milk, but actually, she loves all kinds of milk.

8. Chaeyoung

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  • Real Name: Son Chae Young
  • Stage Name: Chaeyoung
  • Nickname: Chaeyoung, Baby Lion, Chaeng, Strawberry Princess, Baby Beast, Chaengcasso
  • Birthday: April 23, 1999
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea.
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Position: Sub Vocalist, Main Rapper
  • Height: 163 cm (5’4″)
  • Weight: 48 kg (106 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Profession: Singer, Rapper
  • Education: Hanlim Multi Arts School-
  • Hobbies: Drawing, Listening to music

Facts

  • Chaeyeong’s MBTI type is INFP-T.
  • She has a brother that younger than her, namely Jeong Hun.
  • Her brother worked as a model.
  • She once appeared in JY Park’s MV, namely Fire alongside TWICE members.
  • Red is Chaeyoung’s representative color.
  • Chaeyeong really loves drawing.
  • She said that 29 is her favorite number because 2 represents TWICE and 9 represents the number of TWICE members.
  • Chayeong hates beans.
  • Nayeon often teases her about her dislike towards beans.
  • Chaeyoung likes healthy foods, such as veggies.

9. Tzuyu

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  • Real Name: Chou Tzuyu
  • Stage Name: Tzuyu
  • Nickname: Chewy, Yoda, Tzuyu, Chocolate
  • Birthday: June 14, 1999
  • Birthplace: Tainan, Taiwan
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • Nationality: Taiwanese
  • Position: Maknae, Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist
  • Height: 170 cm (5’7″)
  • Weight: 48 kg (106 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Religion: Buddhist
  • Profession: Singer
  • Education: Hanlim Multi Art School
  • Hobbies: Eating, Watching performances

Facts

  • Tzuyu has a brother who is older than her.
  • Among the TWICE members, she is the tallest.
  • She has parents who have dermatology clinics in Taiwan.
  • Tzuyu’s mother also has 2 coffee shops.
  • She alongside TWICE members made an appearance for JY Park’s music video titled Fire.
  • Blue is her representative color.
  • She loves Yoda from Star Wars movie.
  • Tzuyu can do a very well impersonation about Yoda.
  • Gucci is her family’s dog name, inspired by the luxury brand.
  • Tzuyu loves to eat tonkatsu and also kimbap.

TWICE Facts

  • Some of the members were originally supposed to be in another group.
  • The band was formed in a TV competition series.
  • Some members were added after the competition was over.
  • TWICE releases music in different languages.
  • They’ve won some major awards.
  • They’ve also been honored by the Korean government’s Creative Content Agency.
  • Their fandom is called ONCE.
  • Members appear in other JYP groups music videos, namely some of GOT7’s.
  • “Cheer Up” has topped charts all over Asia

Quotes

“Ooh, maybe someday Could it happen to me too? When will it be? Who will it be?” –– What is Love?

“Everyday is birthday, sweet, you and my fantasy. Dream, dream, it’s like a dream, pinch your cheek. Nowadays, my status message is la la la, baby.” –– FANCY

“Like sweet chocolate ice-cream. My feelings melting now, so lovely. Shining most brightly in the dark universe. The star, the star, and your big star next to it.” –– FANCY

“It’s dangerous it pricks, you are like a rose. It’s okay, I am not afraid at all. Hold it harder, take my hand. It will be a little dangerous, even more dangerous baby.” –– FANCY

“Now, the color of the cloud in the sky is tropical, yeah. Red color of the sun is like your cheek. Oh tell me I’m the only one, babe. I fancy you, I fancy you, fancy you (TWICE!)” –– FANCY

“You there, I fancy you. I don’t want just anyone. Hey, I love you (Love ya!) Yes, you, I fancy you. You can be happy like a dream. ‘Cause I need you (What?)” –– FANCY

“Every day, in a movie In a book or in a drama, I feel love Um- I learn about love My heart keeps beating as if it’s my own story Makes my heart pound and swell with hope Um- I want to know so bad.” –– What is Love?

“Everyday, I can’t do anything really. Oh my mayday, it will become very serious/ Bang bang, my head is hypnotized, becomes reset. What should I do? Not sure if it is right, S.O.S. Swim, swim, I become a submarine in the sea called you.” –– FANCY

TWICE is one of the most popular K-pop girl groups in the entire K-entertainment industry.

Not only because the group has presented lots of amazing songs and performances, but also the members themselves. No wonder so many fans love them very much.

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