Get Closer With One of IZ*ONE Member, Chaeyeon
Chaeyeon is one of the members of the global idol group IZ*ONE. She debuted in 2018 after more than five years of training and competing in idol competition programs. Credit must be given to Chaeyeon for her perseverance and determination to pursue her dream of becoming an idol.
Chaeyeon started joining auditions and idol recruitment programs at the age of 13 years old. She failed two times during the elimination programs. She was the first person to be eliminated on her second try. However, the elimination didn’t stop her from pursuing her dream of becoming an idol. On her third attempt, she finally succeeded in an idol survival show and debuted as IZ*ONE member.
In this article, Byeol Korea will talk about Chaeyeon’s profile, and stories from her pre-debut days until her debut performance. So stay tuned!
Full Profile of IZ*ONE Chaeyeon
- Name: Lee Chaeyeon
- Stage Name: Chaeyeon
- Date of Birth: January 11th, 2000
- Place of Birth: Yongin, Gyeonggi Province, Korea
- Height: 165 cm
- Weight: 47 kg
- Zodiac: Capricorn
- Chinese Zodiac: The year of the Rabbit
- Blood type: A
- Position: Dancer, vocalist
- Management: WM Entertainment
Fun Facts of IZ*ONE Chaeyeon
- Chaeyeon has two younger sisters, one of them is Chaeryeong, the member of ITZY
- Her dog’s name is Chaeri
- Chaeyeon can speak Japanese better than the other IZ*ONE members
- Her nickname is Feather
- She is close with Sakura
- She is a former JYP Entertainment trainee
- She is close with TWICE and Stray Kids members
- She is a close friend with Fromis 9’s Park Jiwon and Jeon SoMi
- She loves eating spicy food
- Chaeyeon can play piano well
- She is a father-like figure among other IZ-ONE members
- Chaeyeon’s official color is blue mint
- She loves making choreography, and she is good at it
- Chaeyeon and her younger sister, Chaeryeong, went to Fantagio Entertainment’s audition, but failed to pass the audition
- Chaeyeon and younger sister Chaeryeon have a one year age difference
- Chaeyeon and Chaeryeong both appeared on Kpop Star 3
- She participated in three different idol survival shows before she finally debuted as an idol with IZ*ONE
- Chaeyeon has a unique dance move that imitates a moving feather. She was called feather because of the dance move.
- In the Idol Room and Weekly Idol variety programs, IZ*ONE members have called her Dancing Queen.
- She would date Miyawaki Sakura if she was a boy
- Chaeyeon made a debut in Japan with Suki to Iwasetai in 2019.
IZ*ONE Chaeyeon Predebut Story
Chaeyeon and her sister Chaeryeong made an appearance as contestants on the talent competition show, K-pop Star 3 in November 2013. They made a duo group called True Chae, but failed to make it through the competition. After being eliminated from the show, the Chae sisters joined JYP Entertainments as trainees.
Chaeyeon and Chaeryeong joined another reality competition show. This time the competition series was called SIXTEEN. They joined the program as contestants on May 5th, 2015. The competition finally produced globally famous idol girl group TWICE. However, Chaeyeon failed in third episode and was eliminated from the program. She got the last position from the sixteen contestants. Her younger sister, Chaeryeong, got tenth position. She left JYP Entertainment and moved to WM Entertainment.
On SIXTEEN, Chaeyeon surprised and amazed the audience with her hip-hop dance moves. Sadly, she became the first trainee to be eliminated from the show. It was revealed that her visual wasn’t good enough for debuting as idol. From behind the scene footage, her visual wasn’t photogenic, and that she needed to be cut from group photos because of her looks. Fans criticized the SIXTEEN producer for choosing visuals before talent when she debuted as the winner of Produce 48.