Jihyo (지효) is a South Korean singer famous as the leader of the girl group Twice, which falls under JYP Entertainment.
However, the actual name of this South Korean singer is Park Ji Soo (박지수).
Early Life Details
Park Ji Soo was born on February 1, 1997, in Guri, Gyeonggi, South Korea. She is the daughter of Cho Mi-Ja (mother) and has two younger sisters, but there is no information available about her father.
Park went to Sootaek Elementary school and then to Guri Girls’ Middle School. Moreover, she also completed her higher education at Guri Girls’ High School.
However, it is not known whether she attended any university or not.
Her sisters are Park Jiyoung, born in 2002, and Park Seoyeon, born in 2008. However, no further details about Jihyo’s siblings except their name and birth year are available.
Physical Appearance of Jihyo
Jihyo is a beautiful and cute South Korean artist who has been able to gain a lot of fans because of her talents as well as from her appearance.
Twice’s leader stands 5 feet 3 inches tall, and her weight is 49 kg. Besides, she wears a shoe size of 230mm, and her body measurements are 34-26-39. Moreover, her blood type is O, and her zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Being a worldwide famous singer and model, she must keep herself very fit and healthy. Therefore, she does a lot of workouts and eats healthy diets.
Quick Facts about Jihyo
Take a look at some quick facts about Park Ji Soo (박지수).
|Full Name||Park Ji Soo|
|Stage Name||Jihyo (지효)|
|Birthday||February 1, 1997|
|Birth Place||Guri, Gyeonggi , South Korea|
|Parents||Cho Mi-Ja (mother)|
|Sibling||two sisters ( Park Jiyoung and Park Seoyeon)|
|Agency||JYP Entertainment and the Warner Japan Republic|
|Associated Act||Twice and JYP Nation|
|Height||5ft. 3 inch|
|Partner(s)||Kang Daniel (ex-boyfriend)|
|Net Worth||Approximately US $1.5 million|
Jihyo’s Career Highlights
Park Jisoo started her official musical career in 2015 as a member of JYP Entertainment after the agency scouted her as she secured the second position in a contest on Junior Naver.
After that, Jihyo became a trainee of JYP Entertainment, and she was only eight years old back then.
So then, the professional singer had to train for almost ten years before making her professional debut.
As she had to stay in JYP Entertainment as a trainee for almost a decade, Park learned music very well and became an outstanding artist after her debut.
Her official debut was in a girl group with Nayeon, Jeongyeon, and Sana, but the project was canceled.
After that, the group joined a reality TV show named Sixteen, a competition specially designed to look for the founding members of Twice.
Then she joined the newly formed girl group Twice and was also voted leader by the other group members.
Twice made its official debut in October 2015, with their first mini-album, The Story Begins, with the lead singles Like Ooh-Ahh.
This song was the first K-Pop debut song to reach over 100 million views on YouTube.
After that, she started more and more songs such as Eye Eye Eyes, Uo No More, TT, The Best Things I Ever Did, Fanfare, Knock Knock, Fake & True, and many more.
Moreover, she has also collaborated with Ben and Jung Eun-Ji in a song titled the Reason Why I’m Beautiful, released in 2016.
Besides being a professional singer, Park Jisoo is also an author of a book titled Yes, I am Jihyo which was released on August 20, 2021. JYP Entertainment published the book.
Jihyo’s Relationship Status
Currently, the leader of Twice is not dating anyone. However, she was in a relationship with another K-Pop idol Kang Daniel from August 2019 to November 2020.
Jihyo is wholly focused on her career after breaking up with Kang and is not interested in any affairs for now.
Insights on Jihyo’s Net Worth
The young Korean talent earns a lot of money from her career. Moreover, she is one of the most-loved K-Pop idols, which has allowed her to get featured by many well-known brands as their ambassadors and models.
Therefore, she has made a net worth of approximately $1.5 million.
Social Media Presence of Jihyo
Jihyo has an official account on Instagram under the username jypjhyo, where she has shared more than two thousand posts and has more than 367 thousand followers.
She keeps on updating her fans about her daily life with the help of her social media account and keeps in contact with her fans.
Unfortunately, the South Korean singer does not have a Twitter account in her name until now.
Some interesting facts about Jihyo
- Jinhyo changed her name legally from Jisoo to Jihyo before participating in the reality TV Show Sixteen.
- She is called by three nicknames: God Jihyo, Purin, and Hyo Leader.
- Park loves to eat kong guksu (noodles in cold soybean sauce), sukiyaki, and kushikatsu.
- She has the loudest voice amongst all the group members.
- Jihyo has hobbies of web-surfing and reading webtoons.
- She had an anthroscopic surgery on her knees after she got injured during the promotion of Knock Knock.
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