Jeongyeon is a South Korean model, singer, and dancer. Jeongyeon is a member of the ‘Twice’ female group. She is also well-known as the group’s lead vocalist.
Yoo Kyung Wan is Jeongyeon’s birth name. However, after being harassed as a child for having a name that sounded like a boy’s name, she legally changed her name to Jeong-Yeon when she was in third grade. She was born in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, on November 1, 1996. Gong Seungyeon and Seo Yeon are her two older sisters. And she is 24 years old right now.
Her sister Gong Seungyeon is a well-known actress, while Seo Yeon works at an office. Similarly, her father, Yoo Chang-Joon, was a chef who worked for former South Korean President Kim Dae-Jung. She also began taking aerobics lessons at a young age and acquired an early interest in singing and dancing. Her mother also works at her maternal aunt’s Japanese restaurant. She also owns a dog named Nanan, a Poodle.
More Facts about Jeongyeon
|Full Name||Kyung Wan Yoo|
|Born Date||01 Nov 1996|
|Age||25 years old|
|Best Match for Marriage||Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces|
|Profession||Singer, Dancer, and Model|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Birth Place||Suwon, Gyeonggi Province|
|Siblings||two (sisters Gong Seungyeon and Seo Yeon)|
Professional Life and Career
When she was younger, Jeongyeon failed an audition for JYP Entertainment. After clearing JYP Entertainment’s 6th Open Audition on March 1, 2010, she became a trainee. As a result, she got admitted to both JYP and SM on the same day, but she selected JYP. Despite this, she was coached for 5 years before making her debut with ‘Twice.’
From 2013 to early 2015, it was expected that she will join a new JYP girl group with Twice members Nayeon, Sana, and Jihyo. However, the project was canceled, and they did not make their debut. In 2015, she made her debut as a participant in the reality female group survival show Sixteen, and she was eventually picked as a member of ‘Twice.’
‘Twice’ made its official debut in October 2015 with its first extended play, ‘The Story Begins.’ Similarly, the lead track “Like Ooh-Ahh” was the first K-pop hit to exceed 100 million views on YouTube. Similarly, from July 2016 to January 2017, she and her sister co-hosted the South Korean music show Inkigayo. They both earned the ‘Newcomer Award’ at the 2016 ‘SBS Entertainment Awards for it.
Jeongyeon has also written lyrics for some of Twice’s songs. Similarly, in Gallup Korea’s annual music poll, she was named among the top 20 most popular idols in South Korea for four consecutive years, from 2016 to 2019, alongside her group member Nayeon. She is also named 66th on TC Candler’s list of “The 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2018.”
She also received the Female Rookie Award at the 2016 SAF SBS Entertainment Awards. On October 17, 2020, JYP Entertainment stated that she would be taking a vacation from activities owing to anxiety difficulties. Jeongyeon, on the other hand, made her comeback on January 31, 2021, at the ’30th Seoul Music Awards.’
Status of the Relationship
Jeongyeon leads a quiet life. She has not yet mentioned her previous or current relationship history. However, she may have dated previously but has not made it public. She is currently focused on her career and is undoubtedly honing her skills. She has stated that her ideal type would be;
Jeongyeon is a lovely lady. She is fairly tall, standing at 5 feet 6 inches. Jeongyeon also has a healthy weight of 49 kilograms. She also has a lovely body figure. As a result, she keeps healthy and slender at the same time by following healthy food programs and going to the gym.
Furthermore, she has not made her body measurements public. Jeongyeon is distinguished by dark brown eyes and brown hair.
Net Worth and Social Media
Jeongyeon is not present on social media. As a result, she lacks her own social media profile. She is, nevertheless, featured on two official media profiles.
She certainly makes a lot of money as a skilled singer and model. Her net worth is $300,000 as of 2020. Her singing career could be her primary source of income.