Chaewon was born in Gongju, South Chungcheong Province, South Korea.
She was first introduced during the KARA Project where she finished in fourth place. Chaewon also participated in DSP Media's album, singing the song 'You Are the One'. On May 1, 2016, Chaewon released "Clock" with Chaekyung.
In July 2016, she made her official acting debut acting in the web drama "Reply Pyeongchang, 100°F". She was the main female lead.
- She attends Sungshin Women's University with Chaekyoung.
- She trained for 3 years.
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