Meng Jia

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Meng.
Jia
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Jia of Miss A performing at Star Performing Arts Centre, Singapore in Feb 2013
Background information
Birth name Mèng Jia (孟佳)
Born (1989-02-03) February 3, 1989 (age 25)
Origin Loudi, Hunan, People's Republic of China
Genres K-Pop, Pop, Dance-pop, electropop, Teen Pop, Mandopop
Occupation(s) Singer, Dancer, Actress.
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2010 (2010)–present
Labels JYP Entertainment (2010-present)
Associated acts Miss A (2010-present)
JYP Nation (2010–present)
Meng Jia
Chinese 孟佳
Hanyu Pinyin Mèng Jia
Meng Jia
Hangul 멍지아
Hanja
Revised Romanization Meong Ji-a
McCune–Reischauer Mŏng Chia
Stage name
Hangul 지아
Hanja
Revised Romanization Jia
McCune–Reischauer Chia

Meng Jia (Chinese: ; pinyin: Mèng Jia), commonly known as Jia, is a Chinese singer and actress. She is a member of the South Korean girl group miss A, which debuted under JYP Entertainment in 2010. Jia is considered one of the four best-known female celebrities of Chinese origin active in the South Korean entertainment scene, along with fellow miss A member Fei.

Biography[edit]

Meng Jia is currently attending Seoul Institute of the Arts (SeoulArts), formally known as Seoul Art College, alongside miss A's Fei and Wonder Girl's Lim.[1] Jia's school in Beijing held auditions with JYP Entertainment and she was selected to be on a girl group in 2007 after she had accidentally stumbled into the audition room where she performed a dance and a rap sequence. Jia, along with fellow Miss A member Fei, appeared in 2PM's "My Color" music video. While still in training, the group flew to China where they appeared in numerous variety shows performing dance routines and songs to a Chinese audience. As the group had no official name, they were widely known to fans unofficially as JYP Sisters or simply as "Sisters (시스터즈)" and was dubbed by JYP as the "Chinese Wonder Girls". The girls began their first official promotional activities in China as a group by signing up with Samsung China and released a commercial song called "Love Again" for the Samsung Beat Festival.

Solo Activities[edit]

In 2011, she made an appearance in M&D's music video "Close Your Mouth". She also made several cameo appearances in Dream High and Dream High 2.

During miss A's long hiatus after their promotions for their single "I Don't Need a Man" in 2012, Jia attended numerous fashion shows and appeared in many fashion magazines. She also accompanied singer Ivy during her promotions for "I Dance" as the rapper for several stages and participated in Let's Go Dream Team 2's special in Vietnam. Jia will be also making her acting debut with One and A Half Summer in China with 2PM's Nichkhun when it airs in the summer of 2014.

Jia is preparing for her debut film with Chinese film "The third kind of love," which will feature performances of Song Seung Hun and Liu Yifei, apparently the film will premiere in 2015 She also conducted Global guest appearances on We Got Married and Hubei If You Love. Also, Fei and Jia became DJs. the "C-MBC Radio" radio program with Zhoumi of Super Junior M.

Discography[edit]

Main article: Miss A discography

Filmography[edit]

Movies[edit]

Year Title Role
2014 The Third Way of Love TBA

Drama[edit]

Year Title Role TV Network
2011 Dream High Cameo as a flash mob dancer (ep 16) KBS2
2012 Dream High 2 Cameo as herself (ep 15) KBS2
2013 One and a Half Summer Song Qing CJ EM

Variety Show[edit]

Year Title Role TV Network
2009 You Will Grow Prettier If You Dance Guest with Fei Zhejiang Television
2010 Flower Bouquet Guest with Miss A MBC
2011 Gag Concert Guest With Suzy & Min SBS
Sponge Guest With Suzy KBS2
2012 Gag Concert Cameo with Miss A KBS
Weekly Idol Guest with Miss A MBC
Weekly Idol Guest with Miss A MBC
Let's Go Dream Team 2 Guest with Miss A & Sistar KBS2
Cool Food Wins The World Guest with Fei Zhejiang Television
2013 Let's Go Dream Team 2 Herself KBS2
We Got Married Guest with Min MBC
2014 Quiz to Change the World Guest with Fei MBC

Music video appearance[edit]

Year Song title Artist
2009 My Color 2PM
2010 This Christmas JYP Nation
2011 Close Your Mouth M&D

Endorsements[edit]

  • [2010] Samsung Anycall with miss A
  • [2010] Freestle Football with miss A
  • [2011] Aniplace with miss A
  • [2011] Edwin Spring/Summer Collection with miss A and Kim Bum
  • [2011] Edwing Fall/Winter Collection with miss A and Nichkhun
  • Korean Tourism Organization with miss A and 2PM
  • [2012] Samsung Galaxy s3 (Olympic Campaign) With miss A
  • [2013] Roem with miss A
  • [2013] MLB Korea
  • [2013] Crossfire (China) with 2PM

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