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Hyojung (OH MY GIRL) Profile, Bio, & Facts

Hyojung (OH MY GIRL)

Hyojung (효정) is a South Korean singer under WM Entertainment. She is a member of the Kpop girl group OH MY GIRL and its subunit Oh My Girl Banhana. 

Hyojung (OH MY GIRL) Profile

Stage NameHyojung (효정)
Birth NameChoi Hyo Jung (최효정)
BirthdayJuly 28, 1994
Active Years2015–present
Age29 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLeo
Height158 cm (5’2″)
Weight42 kg (93 lbs)
Blood TypeAB

Hyojung (OH MY GIRL) Facts:

Early Life

– She was born in Anyang, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– She went to Gocheon Elementary School and Gocheon Middle School.
– Her family moved to Thailand when she was a few weeks old and stayed there until the age of 6. (vLive)
– Her father passed away when she was young so she started working part time jobs to help her mom. She even considered working as a ginseng digger to support her family. (@star1 magazine)

Personal Life

– She has worked many part time jobs including working at a pig’s trotters restaurant, babysitting and handing out flyers. (@star1 magazine)
– She graduated from Woosung High School and got an Associate Degree from Dong-ah Institute of Media and Arts (Broadcasting Entertainment Department, K-POP Major)
– The name Hyojung means to be true, with “Hyo” meaning to learn from and “Jung” meaning to decide.
– Her family consists of her mother and older sister.
– She can play the piano.
– Her bread mate is Mimi as Mimi is really into desserts so they like to visit the bakery.  (Allure Korea)
– Before going to sleep, she always puts on face masks.
Yubin thinks she has the best agyeo in the group.
– If she could have an animal to represent her, it would be a squirrel.
– She started to work hard at playing the piano after watching Laga Gaga’s performance when she came to Korea.
Seunghee said she dresses like a ‘first love’ or ‘freshly baked bread’. (teenvogue)
– She wants to try a pop ballad style of music. (NME)
– She believes that cleansing is the most important step in skin care and her biggest skincare secret is that she allows her skin to rest when she doesn’t have to wear makeup. (Allure)
– A secret about her body is that she has a mole on her stomach.
– She used to share a room with Mimi and Jiho.
– Members choose her and YooA as the loudest members in the group.
– She filmed her part five times in the ‘Liar Liar’ MV because she kept hitting her head on the wall.
– Seunghee believes that she has the best smile in the group. (Superlatives)
– She is close with Red Velvet‘s Seulgi, MAMAMOO‘s Moonbyul, April‘s Lee Na-eun and SISTAR‘s Soyou.
– Hyojung’s ideal type is someone who is younger and someone she can take care of. She likes the actor Joo Won among celebrities.


– Hyojung is the leader and main vocalist in OH MY GIRL.
– She was a former trainee at Soul Shop Entertainment.
– She trained for only 6 months under WM Entertainment before debuting with OH MY GIRL.
– She placed 1st in the WM trainee search.
– She participated in the survival show ‘Queendom’ in 2019 along with the group.
– She appeared as a contestant on King of Masked Singer in 2017 under the name ‘Moon’.
– She sang the Korean version of the Disney song ‘Lead The Way’ for ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’.

Likes & Dislikes

– She likes singing, watching dramas, and variety shows in her spare time.
– Her most used emoticon is the rabbit.  (FANVATAR Qply ep.05)
– She likes to wear a lot of cardigans and scrunchies. (teenvogue)
– She likes the song ‘Colors of the Wind.’ by Oh Yeon Joon.
– Her favorite holiday is New Year’s. (Good Housekeeping)
– Chartreuse (yellowish-green) and yellow are her favorite colors.
– Autumn is her favorite season.

Food Preferences

– Her favorite delivery food is Jjimdak (braised chicken). (W KOREA)
– She loves to eat braised chicken with flat glass noodles and cheese. (W KOREA)
– She likes to eat sweet potato rice cakes.
– Hyojung and Yubin drink juices alot among the members. (Zoomterview)
– Her five favorite breads are truffle combos bread, pistachio victoria cake, chestnut pastry & pastry croissants, bagel & fig cream cheese, and fresh cream red bean bread. (Allure Korea)
– She loves to eat cream cheese.
– She likes pineapple pizza. (Good Housekeeping)


– She got the nickname ‘Bbangsil’ because she loves to eat bread. (Showterview EP.91)
– She is also known as Win-Hyo because she winks a lot. (“Pops in Seoul”)
– She would like to be called an “OST Fairy.”

Personality & Habits

– She has a kind and caring personality accoring to YooA. (COSMOPOLITAN Korea)
– Hyojung used to be sensitive and teary according to Arin but now takes the lead when the members feel down.
– She has an optimistic personality and a positive mindset. (teenvogue)
– She said she is not the type to get angry often. (Allure Korea)
– She said her voice gets loud and she tends to talk fast when she is angry. 
– She changes the most around guys among all the members.

Instagram: @candyz_hyojung
Youtube: 쩡이언니

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

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