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Background information
Native name
Birth nameSon Chae-young
Born (1999-04-23) April 23, 1999 (age 24)
Seoul, South Korea
  • K-pop
  • J-pop
  • Singer
  • Rapper
Years active2015–present
Associated acts
  • Twice
  • JYP Nation

Son Chae-young (born April 23, 1999), known mononymously as Chaeyoung, is a South Korean singer. She is a member of Twice, a K-pop girl group formed by JYP Entertainment. In addition to singing for the group, Chaeyoung is often referred to as Twice's main rapper.[1][2][3][4]

Early life

Chaeyoung was born in Seoul, South Korea[5] on April 23, 1999.[6] Chaeyoung first auditioned for JYP Entertainment at the age of 13.[4] She attended Hanlim Multi Art School with fellow group member Tzuyu, and graduated in 2019.[7] Chaeyoung was 13-years-old when she first auditioned to join JYP Entertainment as a trainee.[2] Before debuting with Twice, she appeared in music videos by Got7 and Miss A.[2][4]


Chaeyoung participated in the reality television competition Sixteen (TV series) in 2015.[8] As one of nine successful participants, she went on to join the newly-formed girl group Twice.[1] On October 20, 2015, Twice officially debuted with the release of their first extended play The Story Begins.[9] The lead single "Like Ooh-Ahh" was the first K-pop debut song to reach 100 million views on YouTube.[10]


Songwriting credits

All credits are adapted from the Korea Music Copyright Association (KOMCA), unless stated otherwise.[11]

Year Song Album Artist Notes
2016 "Precious Love"[12] Page Two (EP) Twice Co-written with J.Y. Park
2017 ”Eyes, Eyes, Eyes” Signal (EP) Co-written with Jihyo
"Missing U" Twicetagram Co-written with Earattack and Dahyun
"Don't Give Up"
2018 "Sweet Talker" What Is Love? (EP) Co-written with Jeongyeon
"Young & Wild"[13] Yes or Yes Co-written with Kim Hyun-yoo (Flying Lab)
2019 "Strawberry" Fancy You (EP) Co-written with Kim Eun-su
"21:29" Feel Special (EP) Co-written with all Twice members
"How U Doin'"[14] &Twice Co-written with Risa Horie and co-composed with Frants


Television shows

Year Title Network Role
2015 Sixteen (TV series) Mnet (TV channel) Contestant

Event hosting

Year Title Partner(s) Network Ref.
2016 Suwon K-pop Super Concert Kim Hee-chul, Zhou Mi (singer), Momo Hirai SBS MTV [15]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Moon, Kat (September 20, 2019). "Everything to Know About K-Pop Group Twice". Time. Retrieved November 28, 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Robidoux, Brandy (December 14, 2019). "Who Is TWICE's Chaeyoung? This Triple Threat Has Too Much Talent". Elite Daily. Retrieved December 15, 2019.
  3. Mendez, Michele (October 11, 2019). "Who Is TWICE'S Dahyun? Prepare To Fall for All Her Charms". Elite Daily. Retrieved December 2, 2019.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Pratiwi, Yunia (December 15, 2019). "Chaeyoung TWICE, Maknae yang Jago Ngerap dan Gambar". Tempo. Retrieved March 11, 2020.
  5. "[아이돌 고향을 찾아서①] 우리 고향 아이돌 누가 있을까". (in 한국어). June 23, 2017. Retrieved December 14, 2019.
  6. "채영 :: 네이버 인물검색". Naver. Retrieved November 30, 2019.
  7. Ko, Dong-hwan (February 13, 2019). "TWICE stars' high school graduation beats ordinary ceremony". The Korea Times. Retrieved November 28, 2019.
  8. Won, Ho-jung (April 29, 2015). "'Sixteen' compete for spot in JYP's next girl group". The Korea Herald. Retrieved November 28, 2019.
  9. Kim, Yu-jin (October 20, 2015). "TWICE unveils debut album 'The Story Begins'". The Korea Herald. Retrieved November 30, 2019.
  10. Moon, Kat (October 9, 2019). "K-Pop Powerhouse TWICE Opens Up About How Their New Album Is More Personal Than Ever". Time. Retrieved November 28, 2019.
  11. "KOMCA – 10020132 (채영)". KOMCA. Retrieved December 6, 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  12. "소중한 사랑". Melon (in 한국어). Retrieved December 2, 2019.
  13. "트와이스 채영 "표현하고 싶은 걸 표현할 수 있는 게 자유라고 생각해요."". GQ Korea (in 한국어). August 20, 2019. Retrieved December 11, 2019.
  14. "「How u doin'」 TWICE". UtaTen (in 日本語). Retrieved December 7, 2019.
  15. "I.O.I·트와이스·여자친구 등 출격…수원 K팝 슈퍼콘서트, 걸그룹 대축제". SBS Entertainment News (in 한국어). June 14, 2016. Retrieved December 10, 2019.

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