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Tzuyu (TWICE) Profile, Bio, & Facts 


Tzuyu (쯔위) is a Taiwanese singer and a member of the K-pop girl group “TWICE” under JYP Entertainment. 

Tzuyu (TWICE) Profile

Stage Name Tzuyu (쯔위)
Birth Name Chou Tzuyu (周子瑜)
Occupation Singer
Birthday June 14, 1999
Active Years 2015–present
Age 24 years old (in Jun 2023)
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Height 170 cm (5’7″)
Weight 48 kg (106 lbs)
Nationality Taiwanese
Blood Type A

Tzuyu (TWICE) Facts:

Early Life

– She hails from Tainan, Taiwan.
– She went to Tainan City Revival Middle School.
– She revealed that she had worn braces before.

Personal Life

– She has an older brother.
– She chose her eyes as her best feature. (Vanity Fair)
– Hailing from a well-off family, her parents own a chain of dermatology clinics in southern Taiwan, and her mother also owns two coffee shops.
– Her English name is Sally Chou.
Jihyo would like to see Tzuyu in a period drama. (GQ)

– She wasn’t initially meant to appear on the show “Sixteen,” but she replaced Lena, a former JYP trainee.
– Her nicknames include “Chocolate” due to her dark skin, “Chewy,” and “Yoda.”
– The color representing her is Blue.
– Her family has a dog named Gucci, named after the brand by her mom’s friend.
– Her educational background includes attending Hanlim Multi Arts School.
– If she could take a trip anywhere in the world, she would choose Jeju Islands, South Korea. (Vanity Fair)
– She wore green jeans when colorful jeans used to be a trend. (Seventeen)
– She holds the distinction of being the first female K-Pop idol from Taiwan to debut as a K-Pop Idol.
– It’s a common occurrence for her to sleep with her eyes open.
– She is most confident in her eyes and chin.
– In response to whether she dreams in Korean or Chinese, she stated she doesn’t know because her dreams are noiseless.
– She has already earned over 1 million dollars.
– The first thing she does after waking up is turn off the alarm. (Buzzfeed Celeb)
– According to a Gallup Korea survey, she was the third most popular idol among young South Koreans in 2016, trailing SNSD’s Taeyeon and IU.
– Taiwanese fans have affectionately dubbed Tzuyu their “Goddess of Popularity.”
– A job she’d be good at is being a dog cafe owner. (Buzzfeed Celeb)
– She was voted as a girl group member with the best back.
– Her waistline measures 22 cm.
– While taking her middle school graduation exam in Taiwan, she signed her school desk.
– She possesses the unique ability to move her ears at will.
– She confessed she’s a huge fan of Sistar, particularly Hyorin.
– She admitted to faking being sick once to skip school.
– She can flip her tongue and turn her hands around in a full circle.
– An accidental hair flick while shooting an arrow at the Idol Athletics Championships went viral, even though she missed the shot.
– If she wasn’t part of a K-pop girl group, she would be a makeup artist. (GQ)

– While filming a music video in Jeju Island, she cried when saying goodbye to the rabbits she had played with, a rare occurrence since she’s not the type to cry easily.
– She learned how to skateboard for a commercial.
– She often sings Disney songs.
– Her hobbies include watching performances and enjoying delicious food.
– Her current favorite TV show is “I Live Alone”. (Buzzfeed Celeb)
– She expressed that if she were to be born again, she’d want to be born as a short girl.
– She is close to Rose from BLACKPINK and CLC’s Elkie.
PRISTIN’s Kyulkyung has mentioned that getting close to Tzuyu is not easy.
– When asked what instrument she’d like to learn, she mentioned wanting to learn the guitar because her members can play it.
– She doesn’t talk much on TV shows.
– She prefers to hear “She’s so talented” rather than “She’s so pretty.”
– Tzuyu’s ideal type is someone who understands the importance of filial piety, loves her deeply, adores puppies, enjoys food, and can take the first step in approaching her.
– Her Motto is “Hard work never betrays. Don’t be selfish and work hard. You can achieve anything.”


– Tzuyu holds the position of Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Visual, and Maknae in TWICE.
– She was discovered by JYP at the MUSE Performing Arts Workshop in Tainan in 2012 and began her training in South Korea on November 15.
– In 2015, she appeared in “Sixteen” as a contestant and later on debuted with TWICE.
– In TC Candler’s “100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2015,” she was ranked 13th.
– She rose to 8th place in TC Candler’s “100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2016.”
– She received the largest percentage of votes in the history of ‘Battle of the stars’ (87%).
– She appeared in GOT7’s “Stop Stop It” MV and miss A’s “Only You” MV.
– She has endorsed several brands including Crocs Korea, L’Officiel Malaysia, and Visée Japan.

Likes & Dislikes

– She enjoys eating pasta and pizza when visiting America. (The Kelly Clarkson Show)
– She enjoys eating tonkatsu and kimbap.
– She has a liking for the drink Choco-ae-mong (chocolate milk).
– Her favorite song is Adele’s “All I Ask”. (Teen Vogue)
– Her favorite season is spring, while winter is a bit challenging for her as she gets cold easily.
– Her favorite snack is Bbasae. (First We Feast)
– The color she favors is indigo.
– Her favorite Baskin Robin flavor is Cookies and Cream.
– Her favorite music genre is pop, with a special liking for Beyonce. 


– On November 28, 2015, TWICE appeared on the internet variety show My Little Television. During the program, Tzuyu held up a Taiwanese flag to show her nationality. However, Her action drew the attention of Taiwanese singer Huang An, who is based in China and opposes Taiwanese independence from China, a viewpoint held by many Chinese. Huang An described her on his Weibo account as a supporter of Taiwanese independence.
– This incident sparked controversy, and in response, JYP China announced on their official Weibo account that TWICE’s activities in China would be suspended until the misunderstanding was resolved.
– As an apology, a video of Tzuyu was released on JYPE’s channel on January 15, 2016. In the video, she started with a brief self-introduction, followed by an apology, and expressed her pride in being Chinese. The video received mixed reactions, with both strong support and backlash from the public.
– Many political figures in Taiwan, including presidential candidates and the outgoing president, released statements supporting her. Huang An faced his own backlash, and JYP Entertainment’s website experienced a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. Subsequently, both Huang An and JYP Entertainment received legal threats related to the flag incident.

Instagram: thinkaboutzu

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