Korean pop singer known for being a member of the group Twice . She joined the group after being part of the reality show Sixteen, which was held to determine who would make up the group.
She was discovered while performing in 2012 and moved to South Korea to pursue her career.
She drew criticism from mainland China for holding a flag of the Republic of China (Taiwan) while appearing on the show My Little Television. Her subsequent apology then drew criticism from Taiwan, which felt she was forced to apologize.
She grew up in Tainan, Taiwan to parents Yen-ling and Yi-cheng.
Twice was created by JYP Entertainment, which was founded by Park Jin-Young .