(지효) is a South Korean singer under JYP Entertainment. She is a member and leader of the girl group TWICE
. She is widely regarded for her visuals and voice.
Music video appearances
- Park Jin Young - "Fire" (feat. Conan O'Brien, Steven Yeun, & Jimin Park) (2016)
- She became a JYP trainee when she was in third grade after she won the 2nd place in a contest on Junior Naver for a child role. When she first got into JYPE, she was training more on the acting side.
- She is the Twice member who has trained the most. She trained for 10 years.
- She was voted leader by the members by anonymous voting and not JYP himself.
- Although Jihyo is left-handed, she writes and draws with her right hand. She is ambidextrous.
- Jihyo had been a trainee under JYP for over 10 years, but she was initially trained as an actress, just like Dahyun.
- Jihyo was originally set to debut in the girl group 6mix.
- She had legally changed her name from "Jisoo" to "Jihyo" before competing on SIXTEEN.
- Jihyo likes taking public transport because her home is close to Nayeon's and they often took the bus to work when they were trainees.
- She is close to Miss A's Suzy, Wonder Girls' Sunmi, 2AM's Jokwon and most artists in JYPE.
- She's been friends with Nayeon and Jeongyeon for 6 years.
- Jihyo and Tzuyu are really close, so close even that they would shower together when Tzuyu came over.
- Jihyo has a pineapple allergy. Her throat gets itchy if she eats it.