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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 NamePark Ji Soo (박지수) 
BirthdayFebruary 1, 1997
Active Years2015–present
Age27 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height160 cm (5’3″)
Weight49 kg (108 lbs)
Blood TypeO

Jihyo (TWICE) Facts:

Early Life

– She was born in Guri, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– She went to Baekmun Elementary School and Jayang Middle School.
– She graduated from Cheongdam High School.

Personal Life

– She has two younger sisters, Seoyeon (born in 2008) and Jiyoung (born in 2002).
– If she could re-record one of their songs, she would choose “Like OOH-AHH” Japanese version.
– The TWICE members voted for her as their leader through anonymous voting, rather than being selected by JYP himself.
– Her guiltiest pleasure is keeping dramas on while doing other tasks. (Vanity Fair)
– Her legal name is Park Jisoo, which she changed to Park Jihyo just before the “Sixteen” competition.
– According to Nayeon, Jihyo is best suited to play a secret agent role in the future. (GQ)
– Her representative color is Apricot.
– Tzuyu said that Jihyo’s strong leadership is her best quality.
– She was part of the all-female non-professional soccer club called ‘FC Rumor W,’ which included other idols such as Mina, Sejeong and Nayoung of gugudan, Jeonghwan of EXID, Hayoung of Apink, U.Ji (formerly of BESTie), and non-celebrities.
– She cannot eat raw foods.
– According to Momo, her best part is that she thinks about the team the most.
– She is nicknamed “Hyo-mas” or “Thomas the train” due to her big eyes, and she can mimic Thomas.
– She and Tzuyu share a close bond, to the extent that they would shower together when Tzuyu visited.
– According to Mina, her best part is her big eyes. (Popteen)
– 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 wants to learn ballet.
– Her hobbies include web-surfing and reading webtoons, particularly the webtoon “Appearance Supremacy.”
– She frequently checks Twitter.
– She wants to collaborate with SZA. (BuzzFeed Celeb)
– Upon first seeing her, Jungyeon thought her looked Indian, and Nayeon found her exotic.
KARD‘s Jiwoo was schoolmates with her during high school.
– According to her, the courageous members are Jeongyeon and Dahyun. (Anan Magazine)
– She prefers watching movies at home.
– In the TWICE dorm, she, Nayeon, Sana, and Mina share the largest room.
– She mostly drinks with Jeongyeon. (Bam House)
– She trained alongside artists like Wonder Girls, 2PM, 2AM, miss A, and Got7, earning recognition from everyone at JYP.
– She can speak Chinese well.
– She is ambidextrous.
– She is known as the aegyo (cute, charming behavior) machine of TWICE.
– She had lasik surgery.
– 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 is the Leader and Vocalist in TWICE.
– She became a JYP trainee in the third grade after winning second place in a contest on Junior Naver for a child role.
– She was originally set to debut in the girl group 6mix.
– In her pre-debut days, she was the face of Innisfree’s teen line “TN.”
– 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.”

Likes & Dislikes

– Her favorite color is red.
– Her favourite midnight snack is “gopchang” (intestines). (Buzzfeed Celeb)
– Her best music genre is R&B Soul.
– She likes the 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 most liked snack is Star Popeye. (First We Feast)
– Her most favorite song that she wrote is “Girls Like Us”. (Pop Crush)
– Her best item to carry is cell phone. (TWICE)
– Her favourite animated movies are Moana and Coco.
– She enjoys spending time with her friends.
– She likes active hobbies. (Cosmopolitan Korea)
– Her favorite lip color is MLBB.

Food Preferences

– She prefers bean soup noodles over samgyetang.
– She enjoys yogurt smoothies, chicken, and meat.
– She chooses Buddaejjiggae instead of Pho. (1st Look)
– She prefers Sukiyaki over Kushikatsu.
– She is allergic to pineapple; consuming it makes her throat itchy.
– She doesn’t like broccoli.
– She prefers rice over pork belly.
– Her favorite Japanese dish is hitsumabushi, a typical dish from Nagoya, consisting of sliced grilled eel, steamed rice, and assorted condiments and garnishes.

Instagram: _zyozyo
Youtube: JIHYO

Streaming Platform Links
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