How much do you know about TWICE's leader?
1 Feb 2019 - 11:35 AM  UPDATED 1 Feb 2019 - 11:35 AM

TWICE are one of the most popular girl groups in K-pop, but how much do you know about the JYPE group's leader?

Have a read of these fun facts about Jihyo and learn some more about the super cool 22 year old!

1. Jihyo's real name is actually Park Jisoo, but she legally changed it to Jihyo before she was on the reality show Sixteen, where she was placed in TWICE.

2. She was only 8 years old when she joined JYP Entertainment! She was scouted after winning second place in a contest for a child role on Junior Naver.

3. She trained for over 10 years, and debuted with TWICE when she was 18 years old. She's spoken about how she doubted if she'd ever debut, but stayed committed to her dreams!

4. Jihyo is friends with so many JYPE idols having trained alongside Sunmi, Suzy, Jo Kwon, Nickhun and many more.

5. Although she's not the oldest in TWICE, she was voted leader by the members.

6. As if she wasn't talented enough, Jihyo is also ambidextrous!

7. Before debut, Jihyo was known as the face of Innisfree's teen line alongside boy group Boyfriend.

8. Jihyo was actually meant to debut in a girl group with TWICE members Nayeon, Jeongyeon and Sana and some ex-trainees, but the project was halted.

9. Jihyo appears in miss A's "Only You" MV, along with many other now-debuted JYP idols. See if you can spot them!


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