Jihyo is a South Korean group's lead vocalist and songwriter.
She was born in Guri, Gyeonggi on Februry 1, 1997. Her name at birth was Park Ji-soo. Being a February born makes her an Aquarius.
When she was 18 years old, she officially changed her name to Jihyo. She entered a contest for a kid role on Junior Naver while she was in third grade. In the contest, she secured second place, and through that, she got recognized by JYP entertainment, and they hired her. At first, she served as a trainee for the company for more than 10 years, then on July 15, 2015, she began working for them. Jihyo rose to prominence by being the face of Innisfree's teen line (TN) with the boy band Boyfriend and after that with future group mate Nayeon, prior to her debut. Before participating in the show 'Sixteen', she planned to debut in the girl group 6mix with her future group members, Nayeon, Jeongyeon, and Sana, but unfortunately, the project was terminated.
She's a cast member of 2015's reality show 'Sixteen' created by JYP entertainment and Mnet. The purpose of the show was to challenge 16 trainees against each other in the hopes of landing a seat in the TWICE girl group. She joined TWICE after being one of the successful contestants who emphasizes more group activities than solo. She became a TWICE member and later was elected as their leader.
Jihyo Net Worth, Earning and Spending Habits
What is Jihyo’s net worth?
The net worth of Jihyo can be estimated to be $1.5 million as a member of JYP and being the leader and the main vocalist of TWICE while individual members of TWICE's net worth differs from each other.
How much does Jihyo earn per year?
It is not certain how much Jihyo earns in a year although based on her successful career as a twice's leader, songwriter, and contestant of 'Sixteen'.
Height, Age, and Physical Attributes
How tall is Jihyo?
Jihyo is 5 ft 3 in (162 cm) tall.
How old is Jihyo?
Jihyo was born on February 1, 1997, and is 25 years old as of 2022.
Childhood And Education
There is no information available related to where Jihyo completed her education although Jihyo was born in Sutaek-Dong, Guri, Gyeonggi, South Korea.
Jihyo likes to keep her personal life private and that's why there is no information available related to her parents, although she has two sisters named Se0yeon and Jiyoung.
Family, Romance, And Relationships
Who is Jihyo dating?
She works for JYP Entertainment, and through them, it got confirmed on August 5, 2019, that she's dating a member of K-pop boy band 'Wanna One' named Kang Daniel and also that they found each other through a 2 AM member Seulong also known as Lim Seul-Ong. Unfortunately because both the couple had busy schedules they had to break up, according to JYP on November 10, 2020.
Career And Professional Highlights
Best Known For…
She's known for being the lyricist of songs including, 'Eye Eyes Eyes' and '24/7' which was released in 2017, 'Ho!' And 'Sunset' which was released in 2018, 'Girls Like Us', 'Get Loud' and '21:29' which was released in 2019, 'Up No More' which was released in 2020 and 'First Time', and 'Real You' which was released in 2021, in the same year she composed and written lyrics of the song 'Cactus'. In 2017 she did 'Melody Project.'
Other Interesting Jihyo Facts And Trivia
- Jihyo released her first OST for the tv serial 'Twenty-Five Twenty-One' on March 6, 2022.
- Jihyo is the first member to sign a solo deal with a brand.
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