Jihyo (지효) is a South Korean singer under JYP Entertainment. She is the main vocalist and leader of the girl group TWICE. She is widely regarded for her visuals and voice.




Music video appearances

  • Park Jin Young - "Fire" (feat. Conan O'Brien, Steven Yeun, & Jimin Park) (2016)


  • She became a JYP trainee when she was in third grade after she won the 2nd place in a contest on Junior Naver for a child role.
  • She is the Twice member who has trained the most. She trained for 10 years.
  • She was voted leader by the members by anonymous voting and not JYP himself.
  • Although Jihyo is left-handed, she writes and draws with her right hand. She is ambidextrous.
  • Jihyo had been a trainee under JYP for over 10 years, but she was initially trained as an actress, just like Dahyun.
  • Jihyo was originally set to debut in the girl group 6mix.
  • She had legally changed her name from "Jisoo" to "Jihyo" before competing on SIXTEEN.
  • Jihyo likes taking public transport because her home is close to Nayeon's and they often took the bus to work when they were trainees.
  • She is close to Miss A's Suzy, Wonder Girls' Sunmi, 2AM's Jokwon and most artists in JYPE.
  • She's been friends with Nayeon and Jeongyeon for 6 years.
  • Jihyo and Tzuyu are really close, so close even that they would shower together when Tzuyu came over.
  • Jihyo has a pineapple allergy. Her throat gets itchy if she eats it.




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