Who are TWICE?
The new generation of K-pop wave is growing faster than ever. One of the leading K-pop girl groups from these past years, TWICE, is gaining a lot of public attention since before their debut in 2015 through the reality show SIXTEEN. Other than Korean members, TWICE is a multicultural group that also includes members from Taiwan and Japan.
When did TWICE debut and how many members are there in the group?
TWICE is a girl group originating from South Korea under JYP Entertainment that consists of nine members. TWICE was formed in 2015 through a reality show on Mnet SIXTEEN by JYP. Then they made their debut on October 20th, 2015. One month after debut, they announced their official fandom name ONCE.
Fandom name meaning:
“A lot of fans liked ‘Once,’ ‘Once and TWICE.’ Once then TWICE. They seem to go together. If you love us even once, we’ll repay you with TWICE our love. It’s difficult to connect with people, and getting people to love is the most difficult of all. We’ll work hard so that you can look at us once, and fall in love with us TWICE. Be with us until the end. We love you. <3.”
After 1 year of their debut on September 23rd, 2013, JYP Entertainment as their agency announced their fan club colors. TWICE’s official fan club colors are Apricot (PANTONE 712C) and Neon Magenta (PANTONE 812C).
Fan Café: TWICE9
vLive: TWICE Channel
TWICE members’ full profiles and facts
As TWICE became the first K-pop girl group who succeeded in selling 9 million albums accumulatively, their profiles have become a trending topic worldwide. So if you have not felt the hype of TWICE’s comeback, you should probably check out the most recently updated profiles of Jihyo, Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung, and Tzuyu! Be prepared to feel amazed ONCE again by their colorful personalities.
Full profile of Jihyo – TWICE leader
- Birth Name/Legalized Name: Park Ji Soo (박지수)/Park Ji Hyo (박지효)
- Nationality: Korean
- Position: Leader and Main Vocalist
- Place and Date of Birth: Guri, February 1st, 1997
- Zodiac: Aquarius
- Official Height/Approx. Real Height: 162 cm/160cm
- Official Weight/Approx Real Weight: 56 kg/ 49 kg
- Blood Type: O
- MBTI Type: ISFP-T
- Introduction: Hello! I’m TWICE’s mic, JIHYO!
Interesting facts about Jihyo
Jihyo who is nicknamed Hyo-mas or Thomas the train due to her big eyes and her ability to mimic Thomas has 2 (two) younger sisters, Seoyeon and Jiyoung. She became a JYP trainee in her third grade after winning 2nd place in a contest on Junior Naver for a child role, she is also one of the TWICE members who have trained most, approximately 10 (ten) years.
During her training session, she trained with WG, 2PM, 2AM, miss A, and Got7. Therefore everyone in JYP recognizes her. Representing the color Apricot, Jihyo was also recognized as the face of Innisfree’s teen line “TN” in her pre-debut days. Her ability in writing music, including the song “Eye Eye Eyes” that she wrote together with Chaeyoung is likely related to her habit of listening to classical music when she can’t sleep or going to karaoke when she is stressed. Although Jihyo is picked as the member of TWICE who cries the most, she was voted leader by the members and not JYP himself.
Full profile of Nayeon – face of the group
- Birth Name: Im Na Yeon (임나연)
- Nationality: Korean
- Position: Lead Vocalist and Face of the Group
- Place and Date of Birth: Seoul, September 22nd, 1995
- Zodiac Sign: Virgo
- Official Height/Approx. Real Height: 163 cm/163 cm
- Weight: 47 kg
- Blood Type: A
- MBTI Type: ISTP-A
- Introduction: Hello! I’m TWICE’s bright energy, NAYEON!
Interesting facts about Nayeon
Nayeon who is a big fangirl of F(x) and Krystal and SNSD’s Taeyeon turns out starred in San E’s “Please Don’t Go” MV, GOT7’s “Girls Girls Girls” MV, Jun.K’s “No Love” (Japanese) MV, miss A’s “Only You” MV, and Jun.K’s “Your Wedding” MV. Ranked 82th on TC Candler’s The 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2018 did not change Nayeon’s habit of frowning when focused on something. In spite of the fact that Nayeon is scared of the sea, her all-time favorite dishes are seafood, including salmon sushi, marinated sauce crabs, and spicy food. In addition to this, she cannot eat chicken feet.
Nayeon once entered a child model contest, but since her mother refused, she secretly entered a JYP open audition and passed. In her childhood, Nayeon had a car accident, therefore her left leg is weak. Nayeon’s representative color is Sky Blue yet her favorite color is purple. Surprisingly, light brown hair does not fit her. She chose to dye it all black after three days. Nayeon who has a younger sister named Im Seo-Yeon likes to play badminton in her spare time.