TWICE

In 2015

Nine members selected for the broadcast of Mnet’s survival audition program [SIXTEEN] formed a girl group called TWICE at JYP @ Entertainment.

The meaning of the group name is that it means “once with good music, twice with great performance”.

The members from Korea are (Nayeon Jyeong-Yeon Ji-Hyo Da-Hyun Chae-Young)

Japan (Sana Momo Mina)

Taiwan (Tzu-Yu)A global group.

They debuted on October 20, 2015, with the 1st mini album [THE STORY BEGINS].

Debut song

Like OHH-AHH

Famous song 

CHEER UP

   TT(Japan debut with this song)

   SIGNAL

   Likey

   Feel Special

Nayeon

Name:  Im Nayeon

Hangul notation: 임나연

Date of birth: September 22, 1995

Blood type: type A

From:  Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea

Educational background:   Konkuk University  Department of Film Arts

Position:  Lead Vocal, Lead Dancer

Member color:  Sky Blue

In 2010, I received an audition without telling my family and successfully passed and joined the company.

I was a trainee for 5 years and 2 months after joining the company. The oldest of TWICE

Jyeong-Yeon

Name: Yoo Jeong-Yeon

Hangul notation:  유정연

Date of Birth: November 1, 1996

Blood type: O

Born: Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea

Educational background:  Apgujeong High School

Position: Lead Vocal

Member color:  light green

She became a trainee after receiving the Ivy Star Award at the 6th JYP public audition in 2010.

After joining the company, I was a trainee for 5 years and 8 months.

MOMO

Name:  Hirai Momo

Japanese notation:  平井 もも

Date of Birth: November 9, 1996

Blood type: A

Birthplace: Japan: Tanabe-cho, Tsurugi-gun, Kyoto (currently Kyotanabe-shi)

Position: main dancer, sub vocal

Member color:  pink

Her opportunity to enter the world of entertainment started with a video taken by her sister and two people uploaded it to YouTube.

It seems that the invitation for audition came from JYP Entertainment.

Her sister failed the audition, but MOMO passed.

She was a trainee for 3 years and 7 months.

SANA

Name:  Minatozaki Sana

Japanese notation:    湊﨑 紗夏

Date of birth: December 29, 1996

Blood type: B

From:   Japan Tennoji Ward, Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Position: sub vocal

Main color: purple

While shopping with my friends, I was scouted by JYP Entertainment and auditioned.

After they told me I had successfully passed the audition.

Was a trainee for 3 years 7 months.

Ji-Hyo

Name:  Park Ji-Hyo

Hangul notation:    박지효

Date of birth: February 1, 1997

Blood type: O

Birthplace: Korea, Guri-si, Gyeonggi-do

Position: Leader, Main Vocal

Member color:  apricot

Parents won second place in the first Junior Neighborhood Child Star Competition and were recruited by the JYP Entertainment Office.

Practiced/ Trainee for 10 years and 4 months.

MINA

Name: Myōi Mina

Japanese notation: 名井 南

Date of birth: March 24, 1997

Blood type: A

Place of birth:  San Antonio, Texas, United States

Birthplace:   Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan

Position: Main Dancer, Sub Vocal

Member Color: Mint

Got the opportunity to enter the entertainment world

When I was shopping at a department store with my mom, I was scouted by the office,

I passed the audition and became a trainee.

Trainee period 1 year 10 months

Currently suspended

 Da-Hyun

Name:  Kim Da-Hyun

Hangul notation:  김다현

Date of Birth: May 28, 1998

Blood type: O

Birthplace: Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea

Position:  lead wrapper, sub vocal

Member color:  white

Got the opportunity to enter the entertainment world

when she was scouted by a representative of the office at a dance tournament she participated in as a junior high school student.

Trainee period 3 years 4 months

Chae-Young

Name:  Son Chae-Young

Korean notation:  손채영

Date of birth: April 23, 1999

Blood type: B

Birthplace: Koto-ku, Seoul  Korea

Position: main rapper, sub vocal

Member color:  red

Got the opportunity to enter the entertainment world while

Studying dance at a dance school since 2011 and auditioned for a JYP sub-office in 2012

Became a trainee。

Trainee period

3 years 4 months

Tzu-Yu

Name:  Chou Tzu-Yu

Chinese notation:  周子瑜

Date of Birth: June 14, 1999

Blood type: A

Birthplace: Taiwan, East District, Tainan City

Position: Lead Dancer, Sub Vocal

Member color:  blue

Entered the entertainment world with a

 video of her dance school recital that she attended in Taiwan after it was posted on YouTube.

The video caught the eye of the people at the JYP office and she became a trainee.

Trainee period

3 years

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