Introduction to Jeongyeon
Jeongyeon (Korean: 정연; Japanese: ジョンヨン) is a South Korean singer under JYP Entertainment. She is a member of the girl group TWICE.
On May 5, 2015, she became a contestant on JYP's newest survival show, SIXTEEN. She finished the survival in 3rd place, hence becoming a member of the girl group TWICE. They officially debuted on October 20, 2015 with their first mini album, The Story Begins.
On June 22, 2016, SBS revealed that Jeongyeon, alongside her sister Gong Seung Yeon and actor Kim Min Su, would be the new MCs for the music show Inkigayo. She worked on the music show until January 22, which was her last episode. On that day, Jeongyeon posted a message on Twitter to thank fans for supporting her.
Fun Facts About Jeongyeon
|1.||Jeongyeon loves playing with Legos and has a whole collection in her room.||
|2.||Jeongyeon and KARD's Somin are related, they're cousins by marriage.||
|3.||Jeongyeon actually failed her first audition at JYP. She auditioned a second time, also trying out with SM Entertainment; she received a spot at both companies, but chose JYP. She has since stated, "I never thought of debuting with another company other than JYP."||
|4.||Jeongyeon's poodle's name is "Nanan" because when she was young, she loved Nana from the Teletubbies (the yellow one) so much that she would introduce herself as"Nanan-ie" to people. She has another dog, a Pomeranian, named Bbosongie||
|5.||In TWICE's music video, "Feel Special" Jeongyeon was matched with herself. In the video, when the two Jeongyeons' eyes meet, one looks back at the rest of TWICE and smiles.||
|6.||Jeongyeon came in second in votes for being the leader of the group before debuting. Even though it went to Jihyo, Jeongyeon is sort of the mom of the house - she does most of the cleaning and is the first one to step up and scold the other members if they're being messy or improper.||
|7.||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.||