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Jeongyeon (정연) is a South Korean singer under JYP Entertainment. She is a lead vocalist of the girl group TWICE.


  • She was born in Suwon, South Korea.
  • Jeongyeon’s birth name is Yoo Kyung Wan. She changed her name in 3rd grade because she was teased because her name sounded like a boy’s name.
  • She has 2 older sisters: Gong Seungyeon (actress) and Seo Yeon (office worker).
  • When Jeongyeon was young, she failed the JYP audition. She became a trainee after passing the JYP Entertainment’s 6th Open Audition on March 1, 2010.
  • Jeongyeon was accepted into JYP and SM in the same day, but chose JYP.
  • The leader of Twice was decided by anonymous voting. Jeongyeon was in 2nd place.
  • Her representative color is Yellow-Green.
  • Jeongyeon likes ddeokbokki, meat, and golbangee muchim. She doesn’t like lotus, though.
  • Jeongyeon chose 0 as her favorite number, because she doesn’t actually have a favorite number.
  • The happiest part of Jeongyeon’s day is taking off her contact lenses.
  • Jeongyeon is ambidextrous. (Twice Showtime)
  • Jeongyeon is in charge of cleaning the dorm. She likes cleaning.
  • Jeongyeon is ranked 66th on TC Candler “The 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2018”.
  • She appeared in GOT7‘s “Girls Girls Girls” MV and miss A‘s “Only You” MV.
  • In the dorm, Jeongyeon and Momo share a room.