Fromis_9’s Baek Ji-heon: Profile, Facts, ‘Idol School’, and Web Drama

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Find Out More About Fromis_9 Cute Maknae, Baek Ji-heon

Fromis_9 is a Korean idol girl group under the management of Stone Music Entertainment. All of its members were the survivors from the idol competition program Idol School. Fromis_9 consisted of nine members and debuted on January 24th, 2018. One of its members is known as among the youngest idols. She is also famous as the cutest maknae among all idol groups. Her name is Baek Ji-heon or more popularly known as Jiheon.

Despite her young age, Jiheon competed and won against girls who were several years older than her in Idol School program. Older members never had a chance to tease or make fun of her because she practices hapkido and is so smart that almost can read the mind of other Fromis_9 members

In this article, Channel Korea will talk about Fromis_9’s Baek Jiheon. So stay tuned!

Fromis_9’s Baek Ji-heon’s Full Profile

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Name                    : Baek Ji-heon

Stage Name          : Jiheon

Birthday                 : April 17th, 2003

Place of Birth         : Suncheon, South Korea

Height                    : 165 cm

Weight                   : 45 kg

Zodiac                   : Aries

Blood Type             : B

Position                 : Maknae, sub vocalist

Instagram              : @jihoney_bb

Fromis_9’s Baek Ji-heon’s Facts

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  • Baek Ji-heon is the smartest member in Fromis_9.
  • She went to the same high school with close friend IZ*ONE’s Ahn Yujin.
  • Never underestimate her fragile appearance because she can perform Korean martial arts Hapkido.
  • She loves reading books, but she also loves staying at home and lying on the bed.
  • She hates exercising.
  • She passed Woollim Entertainment audition but decided to join another agency.
  • She is so smart that other members think Jiheon can read their minds.
  • Jiheon and Gyuri stay in the same room in their dormitory.
  • She can play guitar and act.
  • Baek Ji-heon used to live with her parents and one younger brother.
  • Her favorite motto is “My Way”.
  • She wanted to be an entertainer since she was little.
  • She was a fashion-fitting model.
  • Baek Ji-heon joined IF I TRAINING to study acting during her schooldays.
  • She prefers Korean food to Western food.
  • She prefers pork meat to beef, chicken, or goat meat.

Fromis_9’s Baek Ji-heon’s Official Debut

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Baek Ji-heon participated in Mnet’s idol survival program, Idol School. Despite up and down performance, she kept her cool and finished in the eighth position. As a reward, Baek Ji-heon and eight other contestants deserved to debut with Fromis_9.

Fromis_9 debuted on January 24th, 2018, under the management of Stone Music. The group released its debut EP To Heart.

Baek Ji-heon is the youngest member and maknae of Fromis_9. Her dance and vocal talent never stood out, but her fresh and cute appearance always make her the center of attention. Her smile is always contagious, and she always brings a happy virus to the audience.

But don’t be deceived by her fragile appearance. Other Fromis_9 members respect her because she is brilliant that other members thought she could read their minds. Most important of all, they love Baek Ji-heon because of her cuteness.

Fromis_9’s Baek Ji-heon’s Focus Fancam

Many fans praised her smile when performing on the stage. Her smile can melt the heart of any fans. She is so precious to Fromis_9, not only because of her cute appearance but also because of her singing and expression. In the video, she was just 15 years old, but she was already one of the most important members. Nobody can deny her cuteness and potential.

Baek Ji-heon looked so fresh and pretty in a white outfit when performing FUN!. The choreography and hairstyle also supported the cute concept of Fromis_9. The more you look at her dance, the more you fell in love with her. In the video, her hairstyle and her face resemble IZ*ONE’s Sakura Miyawaki. She looks better with long hair rather than short hair.

Fromis_9’s Baek Ji-heon’s appearance in Idol School

Baek Ji-heon joined the idol survival program Mnet’s Idol School and competed with 41 female contestants. Fromis_9’s Baek Ji-heon joined Idol School program from the non-trainee route. Despite lack of training and preparation, she successfully stayed in the top 10 positions and finally debuted as a Fromis_9 member. She deserved huge praise because she competed with full-time trainees and girls who were several years older than her.

Idol School is a similar program to Produce 101 but different in the voting system and the elimination phase. Contestants who reached the top position got the chance to debut with Fromis_9 as full-time members. The contestants weren’t former idols but trainees.

In a preliminary evaluation, her vocal talent ranked at 38th, her dance skill ranked at 18th, while her stamina ranked at 24th. She was positioned at rank 29th before the airing of 1st episode.

Baek Ji-heon was among the youngest Idol School contestants. Her performance was relatively stable except in episode 7. In the episode, her rank fell from second to tenth. Her ranks and votes were better at earlier episodes but went stagnated toward the end of the program. She was ranked eighth in the final episode and deserved a chance to debut with Fromis_9.

Fromis_9 Baek Ji-heon’s appearance in Welcome To Heal Inn

Welcome to Heal In is a Korean web drama that was aired on Vlive TV. All Fromis_9 members participated in the drama and portrayed themselves. Season 1 aired from October 15th to 20th, 2018, while Season 2 aired from February 13th to February 20th, 2019. Fans and viewers well accepted the drama, and it showed the acting talent of all Fromis_9 members.

In the drama, Baek Ji-heon acted as Saerom’s close friend. Saerom, Baek Ji-heon, and other close friends travel to Heal Inn. Baek Ji-heon character was a calm and relaxed character who loves reading and bringing many books with her during traveling. Baek Ji-heon is the perfect travel companion because she doesn’t nag a lot, but she always ready to help.


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