Life and CareerEdit
Tzu-yu was born in Tainan, Taiwan, on June 14, 1999 to parents of self-made entrepreneurs. In 2012, she was seen by talent scouts at the MUSE Performing Arts Workshop in Tainan, and travelled to South Korea in November that year to become a K-pop trainee. After more than two years of training, she appeared on the South Korean reality show Sixteen in 2015, during which she was chosen as one of the nine members of the new girl band Twice. The group made its debut in October 2015. She currently attends Hanlim Multi Art School in Seoul as a freshman, along with fellow group members Chaeyoung and Dahyun (graduated). She was in neighbouring classes to Chaeyoung in her first year, but now in the same class in second year.
- 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)
- "Daring Women" (with Jihyo, Nayeon and Chaeyoung) (2015)
- She is one of the members who's added to the final line-up of Twice, alongside with Momo
- She was seen by entertainment scouts at the MUSE Performing Arts.
- Tzuyu used to go to dog cafes a lot when she was a trainee.
- She is the tallest member in Twice, she is also the calmest member.
- She talks the most with Twice members and friends who are close to her.
- Her favorite number is 25.
- She doesn't take a lot of selfies because others take photos of her anyway.
- She loves all kinds of dogs.
- She has a Chihuahua called "Gucci". Her puppy is called "Gucci" because "Gucci" likes it when her family called him "Gucci".
- She has a puppy doll. She named him "Go Minjoong", which means "worries".
- She has an older brother whose 7 years older than her.
- Her older brother gave her a nickname called "Chocolate" because of her beautiful tan skin.
- She also had another puppy doll given by a fan called "Minhae", but Tzuyu lost her.
- Her favorite foods are kimbap, eel and bread.
- In the song TT, her parents did not recognize her.
- She wears matching pajamas with Chaeyoung.
- Her zodiac sign is Gemini.
- She is not used to cry in front of cameras, therefore people don't seem to see her cry.
- She is friends with CLC's Elkie, BLACKPINK's Rosé and April's Naeun.
- Her waist was measured on Weekly Idol recently, it was shown to be 22 inches.
- Her favorite color is navy blue.
- Her favorite ice-cream flavor is cookie and cream.
- When Twice went to Switzerland in Twice TV5, Tzuyu bought multi-functional army knife and mugs for her family.
- She sleeps the earliest and wakes up the earliest as she wants to be the first one to get her make up done.
- In Twice TV6 she dance to Candy Pop even it havent been released yet.
- When she was young she would fake to be sick so she could miss school.
- She likes Tonkatsu.
- She said that if she was ever born again, she wants to be born short.
- Her favorite season is spring. She dislikes winter because of the cold weather.
- She would like to go to the water park with her members. But she cannot swim, so she would like to learn it from Sana.
- Tzuyu's fan club put birthday ads in New York Times Square for celebrating her 18th birthday.
- According to Jeongyeon on VLive, Tzuyu, Dahyun and Mina debuted without doing the dance routine choreography test where every trainee needs to pass.
Tzuyu's crying moments:
- She cried on "Please Refrigerator" when the presenter asks her if she misses her mom.
- She cried before Twice's comeback stage for "Cheer Up" on M Countdown because they were too tired. She was the first member to cry before all members cried together.
- During filming of "Signal" MV, she cried because the director lied that they're going to leave the rabbit (from the teaser) in the wild on its own.
- On 2nd day of Twiceland encore concert - when she was giving an ending speech.
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