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Jihyo (TWICE) Profile, Bio, & Facts 


Jihyo (지효) is a South Korean singer and a member of the K-pop girl group “TWICE” under JYP Entertainment. She also made her solo debut on August 18, 2023, with the mini album ZONE.

Jihyo (TWICE) Profile

Stage Name Jihyo (지효)
Birth Name Park Ji Soo (박지수) 
Occupation Singer
Birthday February 1, 1997
Active Years 2015–present
Age 26  years old (in Feb 2023)
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Height 160 cm (5’3″)
Weight 49 kg (108 lbs)
Nationality Korean
Blood Type O

Jihyo (TWICE) Facts:

Early Life

– She hails from Guri, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– She went to Baekmun Elementary School and Jayang Middle School.
– She graduated from Cheongdam High School.
– She became a JYP trainee in the third grade after winning second place in a contest on Junior Naver for a child role.

Personal Life

– Her biggest fear is Once no longer exists. (Buzzfeed Celeb)
– She has two younger sisters, Seoyeon (born in 2008) and Jiyoung (born in 2002).
– She wants to do a collaboration with Jon Batiste. (GQ)
– She trained alongside artists like Wonder Girls, 2PM, 2AM, miss A, and Got7, earning recognition from everyone at JYP.
– The TWICE members voted for her as their leader through anonymous voting, rather than being selected by JYP himself.
– Her legal name is Park Jisoo, which she changed to Park Jihyo just before the “Sixteen” competition.
– She is nicknamed “Hyo-mas” or “Thomas the Train” due to her big eyes, and she can mimic Thomas.
– Her representative color is Apricot.
– Tzuyu said that Jihyo’s strong leadership is her best quality. (GQ)
– She and Tzuyu share a close bond, to the extent that they would shower together when Tzuyu visited.
– She was part of the all-female non-professional soccer club called ‘FC Rumor W,’ which included other idols such as Mina, Sejeong, Nayoung of Gugudan, Jeonghwa of EXID, Hayoung of Apink, U.Ji (formerly of BESTie), and non-celebrities.
– Her dream collaboration is Bruno Mars. (Buzzfeed Celeb)
– She cannot eat raw foods.
– Her hobbies include web surfing and reading webtoons, particularly the webtoon “Appearance Supremacy.”
– When she can’t sleep, she listens to classical music or surfs the web on her phone.
– When stressed, she likes to go to karaoke.
– She frequently checks Twitter.
– She can speak Chinese well.
– She is ambidextrous.
– She is known as the aegyo (cute, charming behavior) machine of TWICE.
– She had Lasik surgery.
– Her guiltiest pleasure is keeping dramas on while doing other tasks. (Vanity Fair)
– Upon first seeing her, Guri thought she looked Indian, and Guri found her exotic.
KARD‘s Jiwoo was a schoolmate with her during high school.
– She is allergic to pineapple; consuming it makes her throat itchy.
– She expressed a desire to sing a duet with senior artist Im Chang Jung.
– In the TWICE dorm, she, Nayeon, Sana, and Mina share the largest room.
– On August 5, 2019, it was confirmed that she was dating Kang Daniel.
– On November 10, 2020, she and Kang Daniel announced their breakup due to their mutually busy schedules.
– Jihyo’s ideal type is “someone with whom I can be my true self and feel most comfortable.”


– Jihyo has the position of Leader and Vocalist in TWICE.
– In her pre-debut days, she was the face of Innisfree’s teen line “TN.”
– She was originally set to debut in the girl group 6mix.
– She trained for 10 years to become an idol.
– She made an appearance in miss A’s “Only You” music video.
– In 2011, she appeared in a commercial with Boyfriend for TN: Teen Nature.
– She, along with Chaeyoung, co-wrote TWICE’s song “Eye Eye Eyes.”
– On March 6, 2022, she released a soundtrack, “Stardust Love Song” for tvN’s drama Twenty-Five Twenty-One.
– In 2023, she became the face of cosmetic brand “Milk Touch”.
– On August 18, 2023, she made her solo debut with “ZONE”

Likes & Dislikes

– Her favorite animated movies are Moana and Coco. (GQ)
– Her favorite color is red.
– She enjoys yogurt smoothies, chicken, and meat.
– Her favorite midnight snack is “gopchang” (intestines). (Buzzfeed Celeb)
– She doesn’t like broccoli.
– Her favorite Japanese dish is hitsumabushi, a typical dish from Nagoya, consisting of sliced grilled eel, steamed rice, and assorted condiments and garnishes.
– Her favorite song is “Dance The Night Away”. (Teen Vogue)
– She is a Marvel loyalist and a huge fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Her favorite character from the Marvel movies is Thor.
– Her favorite snack is Star Popeye. (First We Feast)
– She enjoys spending time with her friends.
– Her favorite music genre is R&B Soul.

Instagram: _zyozyo
Youtube: JIHYO

Streaming Platform Links
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