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TWICE


NameTWICE
CompanyJYP Entertainment
FandomONCE
Year Debut2015
Years Active6
Year DisbandedN/A

Members

nayeon
nayeon
sana
sana
jeongyeon
jeongyeon
dahyun
dahyun
mina
mina
chaeyoung
chaeyoung
tzuyu
tzuyu
jihyo
jihyo
momo
momo

Twice (트와이스; debut 2015) is a South Korean kpop girl group formed through the survival show Sixteen under JYP Entertainment. The nine members of Twice are: Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung, and Tzuyu. Twice debuted on October 20, 2015.

 

TWICE PROFILE

Number of Members: 9

Members: Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung, Tzuyu

Oldest Member and Leader: Nayeon (born Sep 1995)

Youngest Member (Maknae): Tzuyu (born Jun 1999)

Leader: Jihyo

Company: JYP Entertainment

Debut: Oct 20, 2015

Fandom: Once

 

MORE ABOUT TWICE

Twice is composed of nine members born between 1995 and 1999. Their names are: Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung, and Tzuyu. The name Twice means that the group will touch people twice, once through the ears and once through the eyes. The official fandom name of Twice is Once, meaning that if fans love the group even once, the members will repay them with twice their love.

 

TWICE MEMBERS AND POSITIONS

1. Nayeon: lead vocalist, lead dancer, center

2. Jeongyeon: lead vocalist

3. Momo: main dancer, rapper

4. Sana: vocalist

5. Jihyo: leader, main vocalist

6. Mina: lead dancer, vocalist

7. Dahyun: lead rapper, vocalist

8. Chaeyoung: main rapper, vocalist

9. Tzuyu: lead dancer, vocalist, visual, maknae

 

TWICE MEMBERS AGE RANKING

Ranked from oldest to youngest:

1. Nayeon: Sep 22, 1995

2. Jeongyeon: Nov 1, 1996

3. Momo: Nov 9, 1996

4. Sana: Dec 29, 1996

5. Jihyo: Feb 1, 1997

6. Mina: Mar 24, 1997

7. Dahyun: May 28, 1998

8. Chaeyoung: Apr 23, 1999

9. Tzuyu: Jun 14, 1999

 

TWICE HEIGHT RANKING

1. Tzuyu: 170 cm (5'7'')

2. Jeongyeon: 169 cm (5'7'')

3. Sana: 168 cm (5'6'')

4. Momo: 167 cm (5'6'')

5. Dahyun: 165 cm (5'5'')

6. Nayeon: 164 cm (5'5'')

7. Mina: 163 cm (5'4'')

8. Chaeyoung: 163 cm (5'4'')

9. Jihyo: 162 cm (5'4'')

 

TWICE TOP POPULARITY RANKING: Tzuyu, Nayeon, Sana, Jihyo.

 

TWICE TOP VISUAL RANKING: Tzuyu, Mina, Sana.

 

TWICE TOP VOCAL RANKING: Jihyo, Nayeon, Jeongyeon.

 

TWICE TOP RAP RANKING: Chaeyoung, Dahyun, Mom.

 

TWICE TOP DANCE RANKING: Momo, Mina, Jihyo.

 

FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-The oldest member of Twice is Im Na Yeon (born Sep 22, 1995).

-The youngest member (maknae) of Twice is Tzuyu (born Jun 14, 1999).

-The tallest member of Twice is Chou Tzuyu with a height of 170 cm (5'7'').

- The leader and shortest member of Twice is Park Jihyo with a height of 162 cm (5'4'').

-Twice has four foreigners in the group. Chou Tzuyu is Taiwanese. Hirai Momo, Minatozaki Sana, and Myoui Mina are Japanese.

-English speakers: None of Twice members are known to be able to speak English fluently; however, Mina and Jihyo appear to be the ones that speak with the most fluency.

-Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Jihyo, and Sana were JYPE trainees that were set to debut with other 2 JYPE trainees (Lena and Cecilia) as part of a group called 6MIX. After Lena and Cecilia left the company, the group's debut was cancelled. The other 4 members that stayed waited another year to participate in the show Sixteen and eventually debuted with Twice.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

Oficial Website: twice.jype.com

Facebook: JYPETWICE

Youtube: Twice

Twitter: @JYPETWICE

Instagram: @twicetagram

Fan Cafe: Twice

V Live: Twice channel

TikTok: @twice_tiktok_official

 

TWICE MEMBERS PROFILE


1. NAYEON

Stage Name: Nayeon

Full Name: Im Na Yeon

Korean Name: 임나연

Country of Birth: South Korea

Birthday: Sep 22, 1995

Height: 164 cm (5'5'')

Weight: 47kg (104 lbs)

Blood Type: A

 

FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Im Na Yeon was 20 years old (20 international age; 21 Korean age) when she debuted with Twice in 2015.

-Height trivia: Nayeon's height is 164 cm (5'5''). She shares the same height as Seulgi (Red Velvet), Chaewon (IZ*ONE), and Minnie (from (G)I-DLE).

-Nayeon is the oldest member of Twice (born Sep 22, 1995).

-Nayeon has a sweet tooth.

-Favorite color: purple.

-Favorite number: 9 because of the number of members Twice has.

-Nayeon is good friends with Blackpink members Jisoo and Jennie.


2. JEONGYEON

Stage Name: Jeongyeon

Full Name: Yoo Jeong Yeon

Country of Birth: South Korea

Birthday: Nov 1, 1996

Height: 169 cm (5'7'')

Weight: 50 kg (110 lbs)

Blood Type: O


FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Yoo Jeong Yeon was 18 years old (18 international age; 20 Korean age) when he debuted with Twice in 2015.

-Height trivia: Jeongyeon is the second tallest member of Twice with a height is 169 cm (5'7''). She shares the same height as Somi, Yujin (IZ*ONE), and Yeonwoo (Momoland).

-Jeongyeon was born as Yoo Kyung Wan. She legally changed her name in 3rd grade because her name sounded like a boy’s name and she was teased by other kids.

-Family: Jeongyeon has two older sisters named Gong Seungyeon and Seo Yeon.

-Favorite number: zero because she doesn’t have a favorite number.


3. MOMO

Stage Name: Momo

Full Name: Hirai Momo

Country of Birth: Japan

Birthday: Nov 9, 1996

Height: 167 cm (5'6'')

Weight: 48 kg (106 lbs)

Blood Type: A


FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Hirai Momo was 18 years old (18 international age; 20 Korean age) when she debuted with Twice in 2015.

-Height trivia: Momo’s height is 167 cm (5'6''). She shares the same height as Lisa (Blackpink), Yoona (SNSD), and Soodam (Secret Number).

-Hirai Momo is one of Twice’s three Japanese members. The other two Japanese members are Myōi Mina and Minatozaki Sana.

-Family: older sister named Hana.

-Momo started dancing at the age of 3.

-Pets: 3 dogs named Pudding, Petco, and Lucky.

-Romance: On Jan 2020, it was confirmed that Momo and Heechul from Super Junior are dating.


4. SANA

Stage Name: Sana

Full Name: Minatozaki Sana

Country of Birth: Japan

Birthday: Dec 29, 1996

Height: 168 cm (5'6'')

Weight: 47 kg (104 lbs)

Blood Type: B


FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Minatozaki Sana was 18 years old (18 international age; 20 Korean age) when she debuted with Twice in 2015.

-Height trivia: Sana’s height is 168 cm (5'6''). She shares the same height as Rosé (Blackpink), Joy (Red Velvet), and Naeun (Apink).

-Minatozaki Sana is one of Twice’s three Japanese members. The other two Japanese members are Myōi Mina and Hirai Momo.

-Specialty: calligraphy.

-Favorite number: 12 because her birthday month is December.

-She was scouted by a JYP talent agent while shopping with her friends.

-Sana is an only child.


5. JIHYO

Stage Name: Jihyo

Full Name: Park Ji-hyo

Country of Birth: South Korea

Birthday: Feb 1, 1997

Height: 162 cm (5'4'')

Weight: 56kg (123 lbs)

Blood Type: O


FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Park Ji-hyo was 18 years old (18 international age; 19 Korean age) when he debuted with Twice in 2015.

-Height trivia: Jihyo is the shortest member of Twice with a height of 162 cm (5'4''). She shares the same height as IU, Yuqi (from (G)I-DLE), and Nancy (Momoland).

-Training time: Jihyo had the longest trainee period among Twice members. She trained for 10 years before debuting with Twice.

-Jihyo is the main vocalist and leader of Twice.

-Jihyo has an allergy to pineapples.

-Hobbies: surfing the web and reading webtoons.

-Favorite number: 21 because she was born on month 2 (Feb), day 1.

-Romance: On Aug 2019, it was confirmed Jihyo and Daniel Kang from SM Entertainment were dating. It was announced they broke up on Nov 2020 due to their busy schedules.

-Training: Jihyo trained for 10 years. She is the Twice member with the longest trainee time.

-Jihyo was born as Park Jisoo. She changed her name to Park Jihyo.

-Family: Jihyo has two younger sisters named Seoyeon and Jiyoung.


6. MINA

Stage Name: Mina

Full Name: Myōi Mina

Country of Birth: USA

Birthday: Mar 24, 1997

Height: 163 cm (5'4'')

Weight: 46 kg (101 lbs)

Blood Type: A


FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Myōi Mina was 18 years old (18 international age; 19 Korean age) when she debuted with Twice in 2015.

-Height trivia: Mina’s height is 163 cm (5'4"). She shares the same height as Lia (Itzy), Solar (Mamamoo), and Miyeon (from (G)I-DLE).

-Myōi Mina is one of Twice’s three Japanese members. The other two Japanese members are Hirai Momo and Minatozaki Sana.

-Family: older brother, parents.

-Mina was born in San Antonio, Texas in the United States.

-Similar to Sana, Mina was also scouted by a JYP talent agent while shopping with her mom.

-She practiced ballet for 11 years.


7. DAHYUN

Stage Name: Dahyun

Full Name: Kim Da Hyun

Country of Birth: South Korea

Birthday: May 28, 1998

Height: 165 cm (5'5'')

Weight: 48 kg (106 lbs)

Blood Type: O


FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Kim Da Hyun was 17 years old (17 international age; 18 Korean age) when he debuted with Twice in 2015.

-Height trivia: Dahyun’s height is 165 cm (5'5''). She shares the same height as Ryujin (Itzy), Jiho (Oh My Girl), and Jinny (Secret Number).

-Nickname: tofu (because of her white skin).

-Favorite number: 7 because she is the 7th oldest member of Twice.

-Favorite drink: all types of milk but especially chocolate milk.

-Dahyun is extremely flexible.

-Dahyun was accepted by all three major entertainment agencies (SM, JYP and YG) but she selected JYP.


8. CHAEYOUNG

Stage Name: Chaeyoung

Full Name: Son Chae Young

Country of Birth: South Korea

Birthday: Apr 23, 1999

Height: 163 cm (5'4'')

Weight: 46 kg (101 lbs)

Blood Type: B


FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Son Chae Young was 16 years old (16 international age; 17 Korean age) when he debuted with Twice in 2015.

-Height trivia: Chaeyoung is the second shortest member of Twice with a height of 163 cm (5'4''). She shares the same height as Solar (Mamamoo), Bomi (Apink), and Dita (Secret Number).

-Family: younger brother named Jeong Hun.

-Chaeyoung was born in Soul, South Korea.

-Favorite number is 29. 2 = Twice; 9 = members.

-Chaeyoung is good friends with Blackpink Rose.


9. TZUYU

Stage Name: Tzuyu

Full Name: Chou Tzuyu

Country of Birth: Taiwan

Birthday: Jun 14, 1999

Height: 170 cm (5'7'')

Weight: 48 kg (106 lbs)

Blood Type: A


FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Chou Tzuyu was 16 years old (16 international age; 17 Korean age) when she debuted with Twice in 2015. Tzuyu is the youngest member (maknae) of Twice.

-Height trivia: Tzuyu is the tallest member of Twice with a height of 170 cm (5'7''). She shares the same height as Yeji (Itzy), Sooyoung (SNSD), and Léa (Secret Number).

-Tzuyu is the only Taiwan-born member from Twice. In fact, she is one of the few Taiwanese idols in the kpop industry. Other Taiwanese idols include: YangYang (NCT), Shuhua (from (G)I-DLE), and SoSo (GWSN).

-Pets: dog named Gucci.

-Nicknames: Chewy, Yoda, and Chocolate.

-Foods she likes: Tonkatsu and kimbap.

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