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Background information
Native name
Birth nameSon Chae-young
Born (1999-04-23) April 23, 1999 (age 20)
South Korea
Occupation(s)Singer, Rapper, Song-writer
Years active2015–present
Associated acts
Korean name
Revised RomanizationSon Chae-yeong

Son Chaeyoung (born April 23, 1999) better known mononymously as Chaeyoung is a South Korean singer and rapper. She is a member of the South Korean girl group Twice, under JYP Entertainment formed by the reality show Sixteen.

Early Life[edit]

Chaeyoung was born on April 23, 1999 in Dunchon-dong, Seoul, South Korea.[1][better source needed] Chaeyoung went to Hanlim Multi Arts School with fellow member Tzuyu. They graduated together on February 12, 2019.[2]


In 2015, Chaeyoung competed in Sixteen, a survival girl group reality show which determined the members of JYP Entertainment's new girl group, Twice.[3] In the final episode of the event, she was selected to be one of the Twice members, finishing in second place.[4] On October 20, 2015, Twice officially debuted with the release of their first EP, The Story Begins and lead single "Like Ooh-Ahh".[5] Their debut showcase was held on the same day. On December 3, 2016, Chaeyoung released her first solo melody project titled 'Alone'.[6] The song was originally Cheeze.[citation needed]


Songwriting credits
Year Song Album Notes
2016 "Precious Love" Page Two With J.Y. Park
2017 ”Eyes, Eyes, Eyes” Signal (EP) With Jihyo
"Missing U"[7] Twicetagram With Earattack and Dahyun
"Don't Give Up"
2018 "Sweet Talker" What Is Love? (EP) With Jeongyeon
"Ho!" Yes or Yes
2019 "Strawberry" Fancy You (EP) With Kim Eunsoo
"21:29"[8] Feel Special (EP) All Twice members


  1. ^ ":: TWICE :: (Profile)". JYP Entertainment – Twice. JYP Entertainment. Retrieved October 26, 2015.
  2. ^ {{Citeweb|url= https://m.koreatimes.co.kr/pages/article.asp?newsIdx=263602
  3. ^ Jeong, Jun-hwa (2015-04-13). "JYP 신인 걸그룹 프로젝트 '식스틴', 첫 멤버 나연 공개..비주얼+실력". OSEN. OSEN. Retrieved February 9, 2016.
  4. ^ Jung, Jun-hwa. "'식스틴' 9인조 트와이스 탄생, 원더걸스·미쓰에이 이을까". JoongAng Stardium (in Korean). JoongAng Ilbo Co., Ltd. Archived from the original on July 8, 2015. Retrieved July 7, 2015.
  5. ^ "KPOP NEWS – [Video] Twice Enters Girl Group Competition with ′Like OOH-AHH′ – Mwave". interest.me. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved February 21, 2017.
  6. ^ "TWICE's Chaeyoung Covers "Alone" by Cheeze for Her "Melody Project"". December 5, 2016.
  7. ^ "twicetagram". TWICE JYPE. October 30, 2017. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  8. ^ "TWICE THE 8TH MINI ALBUM Feel Special Track List". TWICE JYPE. 12 September 2019. Retrieved 12 September 2019.