Son Chae-young, known mononymously as Chaeyoung, is a South Korean rapper and singer. She is a member of the South Korean girl group Twice, formed by JYP Entertainment.

Full Name
Son Chae-young
Apr 23, 1999
5′ 3″
Net Worth


Chaeyoung (born Chaeryeong) is a South Korean rapper and singer born on June 5, 2001. She is best known for being a member of the K-Pop girl group ITZY, formed by JYP Entertainment in 2019. Prior to joining ITZY, Chaeyoung was part of the pre-debut project group "SIXTEEN" along with her sister Chaeryeong. 

Chaeyoung started her entertainment career at a young age, participating in various shows and competitions including Superstar K2, SBS’s “The Fan”, Mnet’s “Hit The Stage” and “Dancing 9”. She also appeared as an actress in dramas such as “Dream High 2” and “My Little Television”. In 2016, she debuted as part of the JYP Entertainment's girl group TWICE with their single "Cheer Up".

In 2018 she returned to JYP Entertainment to compete in the survival show "SIXTEEN", where she placed third overall after winning over fans with her rapping skills. The same year, Chaeyoung made her solo debut with the single "One Side". In 2019, she joined fellow members Yeji, Lia, Ryujin and Yuna to form the five-member girl group ITZY under JYP Entertainment. 

Since then, ITZY has achieved immense success with their singles becoming chart toppers in Korea and Japan. They have also won many awards from prestigious music programs such as The Show, Music Bank and Inkigayo.  Outside of music Chaeyoung enjoys playing video games and listening to music in her free time.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1996</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Chaeyoung is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On April 23, 1996, Chaeyoung was born in Seoul, South Korea.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Begins Music Career</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Begins her music career as part of the hip hop trio “Unpretty Rapstar”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Solo Single</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases debut solo single “Don’t Recall” which reaches number 1 on the Gaon Digital Chart.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joins TWICE</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Joins the K-pop girl group TWICE and releases their first EP, The Story Begins.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs with JYP Entertainment</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Signs with JYP Entertainment and releases the single "What is Love?" with TWICE.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">TWICE World Tour Begins</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">The TWICE World Tour kicks off with Chaeyoung performing in Seoul, South Korea.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Release Solo Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases her solo album, “Hands on Me”, featuring the lead single “Gotta Go”.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's Fearless</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Chaeyoung is fearless when it comes to pursuing her dreams and speaking her truth. Her music and lyrics reflect this fearlessness, with powerful lyrics that are both inspiring and motivating.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Talented</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Chaeyoung is an incredibly talented rapper. Her style is unique and her flow is smooth and effortless. She has a great ear for beats, and her rhymes are always on point.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's a Style Icon</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Chaeyoung is also a fashion icon. She loves to experiment with different styles, from streetwear to designer labels. She also loves to accessorize, and she often wears statement pieces such as sunglasses or hats.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> She Was a Member of TWICE</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Chaeyoung was a part of the K-Pop group TWICE, who debuted in 2015. She left the group in 2019 to focus on her solo career as a rapper.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> She Released Her First Mixtape at Age 16</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Chaeyoung released her first mixtape titled ‘Chaeng’ at the age of 16. The mixtape featured 10 tracks and was produced by Chaeyoung herself.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> She Won Two Awards in 2020</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Chaeyoung won two awards in 2020: the Rookie Award at the Korean Music Awards and the Best Rap/Hip Hop Award at the Soribada Best K-Music Awards.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> She's a Part of the 'Unpretty Rapstar' Series</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Chaeyoung is also a part of the South Korean rap competition series Unpretty Rapstar, which features female rappers competing against one another for a recording contract.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> She Collaborated with Jay Park on 'Me Like Yuh'</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Chaeyoung collaborated with Jay Park on the hit single ‘Me Like Yuh’ which peaked at number 5 on the Billboard World Digital Song Sales chart.</p></div>


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