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Nayeon (나연) is a South Korean singer under JYP Entertainment. She is a lead vocalist and the oldest member of the girl group TWICE.


  • Nayeon has a younger sister named Im Seo-Yeon.
  • When she was a kid, Nayeon entered a child model contest and got cast by JYP. At the time, her mom refused, but 10 years later, in 2010, she secretly entered a JYP open audition and passed.
  • Nayeon was chosen for JYP’s girl group 6mix but they disbanded and never debuted.
  • She was the first Sixteen member to be announced and also the first member to be confirmed in Twice.
  • Her representative color is Sky Blue.
  • Nayeon cannot eat sushi that isn’t salmon sushi, and also cannot eat chicken feet.
  • She likes jellies. She likes sweet foods.
  • Nayeon’s favorite color is purple (vLive).
  • Nayeon chose 9 as her favorite number, because TWICE has 9 members.
  • Nayeon’s left leg is weak due to her being in a car accident when she was still in her childhood days.
  • In the dorm, Jihyo, Nayeon, Sana, and Mina share the biggest room.
  • Nayeon and BLACKPINK’s Jisoo and Jennie are very close friends.
  • She 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 “Your Wedding” MV.
  • Nayeon is the MC of Idol Star Athletics Championship 2018 Chunseok Special.
  • Nayeon is ranked 82nd on TC Candler “The 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2018”.