Son Chae-young (채영) was born in Seoul, South Korea on April 23, 1999 (age 19). She is a South Korean singer under JYP Entertainment. She is a member of the girl group Twice and is the group's main rapper.
Life and careerEdit
Chaeyoung attended a dance academy for about a year when she was a sixth grader. She joined the company after passing the audition on June 6, 2012. Prior to Sixteen, she appeared in the music video of Got7's "Stop Stop It" and miss A's "Only You".
- Sixteen (Mnet) - 2015
Music video appearancesEdit
- GOT7 - "Stop Stop It" (2014)
- miss A - "Only You" (2015)
- Park Jin Young - "Fire" (feat. Conan O'Brien, Steven Yeun, & Jimin Park) (2016)
- She is the shortest member in Twice .
- She wrote the rap in Twice's remake of the song "Precious Love" by Park Ji Yoon.
- She participated in "Eye Eye Eyes" from the mini-album Signal with Jihyo in writing lyrics
- She wrote two songs for their full length-album Twicetagram: ''Don't Give Up'' and ''Missing U'', the last one along with Dahyun.
- She and Jeongyeon also took part of the writing of ''Sweet Talker'' from the mini-album What is Love.aaaa
- She thought she'll grow tall because she has long fingers.
- She told her friends to walk around with linked arms because she will grow soon, but she never grew.
- She loves to draw. She is the best drawer among the members. Her drawing is used in her limited edition album and Spris shoes.
- She resembles Disney's The Lion King's Simba
- She loves Sesame Street and has a collection of the toys character in her room.
- She always plays the same thing/order for Rock-Paper-Scissors. She tries to change but never does.
- She has a mole below the left corner of her lips, which is a significant feature of how people recognize her.
- She can imitate duck and window wiping sound.
- She doesn't like beans.
- Her religion is Catholic. Her Baptismal name is Katarina.
- She once ate udon while hiding under a desk. It got caught on camera and she got scolded for it.
- She sleeps the most. She usually sleeps without eating.
- Her childhood nickname is called "Strawberry Princess" because she loves strawberries.
- She doesn't use neck pillows because it keeps falling out.
- She likes basketball.
- She said she is going to get a driving license as soon as she turns into an adult.
- She was a girl scout during Elementary school.
- When she was in middle school, her mobile phone background was Justin Bieber.
- Her zodiac sign is Taurus.
- Jeongyeon and her are called the No Jam Brothers, because they always make the coldest jokes.
- She is close friends with Somi, a former member of the band I.O.I.
- It took Chaeyoung 2.5 years to pass the JYP basic routine dance exam.
- She is pretty close with Rosé from BLACKPINK.
- She cut her hair short after seeing Kristen Stewart without telling anyone. The company told her to at least tell if she wants to do something like that.
- She regrets cutting her hair short, and decided to wear hair extension.
- Jihyo once used her 4 collaged picture from VLive screenshot as profile picture because she thinks she's so handsome with short hair, which Red Velvet's Yeri said it as well.
- Fluent in English is one of her criteria for her boyfriend.
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