Jihyo (Korean: 지효; Japanese: ジヒョ) is a South Korean singer under JYP Entertainment. She is the leader and main vocalist of the girl group TWICE.
She trained the longest out of the Twice members.
She trained for 10 years.
She was voted leader by the members by anonymous voting and not JYP himself.
Although Jihyo is left-handed, she writes and draws with her right hand.
She is ambidextrous.
Jihyo has been a trainee under JYP for over 10 years, but she was initially trained as an actress, just like Dahyun.
Jihyo was originally set to debut in the girl group 6mix.
She legally changed her name from “Jisoo” to “Jihyo” before competing on SIXTEEN.
Jihyo likes taking public transport because her home is close to Nayeon’s and they often took the bus to work when they were trainees.
She is close to Miss A’s Suzy, Wonder Girls’ Sunmi, 2AM’s Jokwon and most artists in JYPE.
She’s been friends with Nayeon and Jeongyeon for 6 years.
Jihyo and Tzuyu are really close, so close even that they would shower together when Tzuyu came over.
Jihyo has a pineapple allergy.
Her throat gets itchy if she eats it.
Birthdate: February 1, 1997 (age 23)
Birthplace: Guri, South Korea
Height: 160 cm
Weight: 56 kg
Discography: Inkigayo Music Crush Part.1″ (“What Makes Me Beautiful” with Ben and Jeong Eun Ji) (2016)