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Jihyo (지효) is a South Korean singer under JYP Entertainment. She is the main vocalist and leader of the girl group TWICE.


  • She was born in Guri, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
  • Jihyo’s real name is Park Jisoo. She legalized her name to Park Jihyo right before Sixteen.
  • Jihyo has 2 younger sisters, Seoyeon and Jiyoung.
  • She became a JYP trainee when she was a third grader after she won the 2nd place in a contest on Junior Naver for a child role.
  • She is the Twice member who trained the most. She trained for 10 years.
  • She was voted leader by the members and not JYP himself (by anonymous voting).
  • Her representative color is Apricot.
  • Jihyo’s favorite color is red.
  • Jihyo cannot eat raw foods.
  • Jihyo has a pineapple allergy. Her throat gets itchy if she eats it.
  • Jihyo’s hobbies are web-surfing and reading webtoons.
  • Jihyo chose 21 as her favorite number, because she was born on February 1st.
  • Jihyo is ambidextrous. (Twice Showtime)
  • She appeared in miss A’s “Only You” MV
  • In the dorm, Jihyo, Nayeon, Sana, and Mina
share the biggest room.