Let’s Get Closer with Weeekly’s Jihan!
Who doesn’t know the girl group Weeekly? Surely everyone already knows them, even more so after the release of their hit song entitled “After School”. All Weeekly members have their own charms, talents, and perfect visuals, and one of them is Jihan! Jihan is the visual of Weeekly because she has a gorgeous face. So, do you know anything about her?
Don’t worry, if you don’t know much about her, through this article, Channel-Korea will help you to find out everything about Weeekly’s Jihan: from her profile, pre-debut, even her face that has similarities with NCT’s Jungwoo. So, keep on reading!
Weeekly’s Jihan’s Profile
Name: Han Ji-hyo (한지효)
Stage Name: Jihan (지한)
Birthday: July 12th, 2004
Birthplace: Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Height: 164 cm (5’5″)
Blood Type: A
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Agency: Play M Entertainment
Fun Facts About Weeekly’s Jihan!
- Weeekly’s Jihan was born in July which is why her English name is Julie.
- Weeekly’s Jihan had studied at Anyang Buheung Middle School and Hanlim Multi Art High School majoring in the Musical Theater Dept.
- Weeekly’s Jihan joined Play M Entertainment in January 2018.
- Weeekly’s Jihan’s nickname is Bunny.
- Weeekly’s Jihan is good at playing guitar.
- Weeekly’s Jihan has a unique hobby, namely collecting stickers.
- Weeekly’s Jihan has a charming point in her dimples and bunny teeth.
- Weeekly’s Jihan has a cat of the Persian Chinchilla breed.
- Ariana Grande, Baek Yerin, APink, and SNSD’s Seohyun are Weeekly’s Jihan’s role models.
- When she did an audition, she used a BLACKPINK song titled “Playing with Fire”.
- Weeekly’s Jihan is really afraid of the darkness, bugs, and ghosts.
Weeekly’s Jihan Pre Debut
Jihan did her trainee period for 2 years and 6 months, but do you know anything about her pre-debut life, before she joined Play M Entertainment? There is one thing that might sound shocking to you about her pre-debut life. It turns out that Jihan is a former SM Entertainment trainee!
Jihan and some of the other girl group members have been training to become idols at the big agency SM Entertainment. That agency always has trainees/idols with the perfect visuals like Jihan, and if she was still there, she might have debuted with Aespa.
Debut with Weeekly
Just like Aespa, Jihan and the group debuted in 2020, but Weeekly made their debut on May 30th, 2020, while Aespa in November 2020. First, on May 8th, 2020, the agency announced that their new girl group would debut in May, and three days later they also revealed the group name along with the members’ profiles.
Jihan and Weeekly officially debuted on May 30th, 2020, with their debut album We Are with “Tag Me” as the title track. Her group used a unique cute/girly concept where each member represents a day of the week, Jihan is a representative of Tuesday. In her group, Jihan got the position as the lead dancer, lead vocalist, and visual!
Her group then made their first comeback by releasing “Zig Zag” which was released on October 13th, 2020. Are you curious about Jihan’s performances in this comeback? If yes, you can click the video below!
Weeekly’s Jihan and NCT’s Jungwoo’s Similarities
Sometimes there are so many K-Pop idols that are said to have twins or look-alikes among other K-pop idols, and this includes Jihan. Many people say that Jihan has a lot of similarities with NCT’s Jungwoo.
Besides having perfect visuals, Jihan and Jungwoo have cute dimples! In fact, Jungwoo is called Jihan’s brother! Here are some of their similarities!
So many surprising and interesting facts about Weeekly’s Jihan, especially for her resemblance to NCT’s Jungwoo. Do you think they actually look alike? Kindly share your thoughts and opinions about this in the comment section! For more updates and many other articles, don’t forget to follow our Twitter @CKoreaOfficial.