Nayeon (TWICE)

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Nayeon TWICE - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Im Nayeon, or popularly known as Nayeon, is a Korean singer. She is a member of the K-POP girl group TWICE.

She gained popularity through the Mnet reality show SIXTEEN in 2015 and then became famous after debuting as lead vocalist, center, lead dancer and face of the group of TWICE.


Nayeon already being attractive at a very young age. In her childhood, she once became a participant in a modeling contest specialized for children.

After she joined the contest, she got cast by JYP Entertainment. Unfortunately, her mother didn’t allow her to enter the entertainment industry at a very young age.

10 years later, this girl decided to do an audition held by JYP Entertainment on September 15, 2010. She successfully passed the audition and started her days to be a trainee.

During the trainee days in 2013, she got cast as 6mix member. Unfortunately, the group never debuted.

Nayeon then became a participant for Sixteen, a survival program that aims to form a new girl group. This program held by JYP x Mnet.

After attracting a lot of audiences and judges, Nayeon successfully became a member of the winning group, TWICE.

She then officially made her first debut alongside TWICE by releasing the first EP, The Story Begins in October 2015.


  • Real Name: Im Na Yeon (임나연)
  • Stage Name: Nayeon (나연)
  • Nickname: Nayeon, MC Rail
  • Birthdate: September 22, 1995
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea.
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Position: Lead Vocalist, Center, Lead Dancer, Face of the Group
  • Religion: Christian
  • Profession: Singer
  • Education: Konkuk University
  • Hobbies: Collecting lipstick
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  • Instagram: @nayeonyny
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Height, Weight & Appearance

  • Height: 163 cm (5’4″)
  • Weight: 47 kg (104 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Hair color: Black
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Body measurements: –
  • Shoe size: 8 (US)
  • Dress Size: 4 (US)


  • Father: –
  • Mother: –
  • Brother: –
  • Sister: Im Seo Yeon

Boyfriend & Dating History

Jungkook (BTS)

Nayeon and Jungkook are frequently involved in dating rumors together.

However, neither sides have confirmed anything.

J-Hope (BTS)

Nayeon also has been involved with dating rumors with J-Hope, but these are from baseless evidence and therefore, not true.


Nayeon and Mingyu are often ‘shipped’ by fans and a lot of people made edits of them.

However, neither sides have confirmed nor denied.

Net Worth

Nayeon has an estimated net worth of $1 million to $5 million. She mainly earns from her career as a singer, dancer and songwriter in TWICE.

She also earns through brand deal endorsements.


TWICE earns an estimated $5.11 million a year through album and merchandise sales according to several sources. They evenly split among the 9 members.


Nayeon donated ₩50 million to help to help fight the Corona pandemic in March 2020, through the Community Chest of Korea.

Plastic Surgery 

It has never been revealed or confirmed that Nayeon did plastic surgery.


  • Among the other members, Nayeon is the oldest.
  • She once joined a modeling contest for children and got cast from JYP Entertainment, but her mother didn’t allow it.
  • Nayeon was the first member of Sixteen and TWICE to be announced.
  • Initially, Nayeon’s debut belonged to 6mix, but the group never debuted.
  • Sky Blue is Nayeon’s representative color.
  • She appeared in JY Park’s music video called Fire alongside TWICE members.
  • She only can eat sushi from salmon.
  • Nayeon doesn’t like to eat chicken feet.
  • She really loves sweet foods and jellies.
  • Purple is her favorite color.
  • 9 is Nayeon’s favorite number because it’s the number of TWICE members.
  • When she was just a child, she had a car accident and it made her left leg weak.
  • She is a close friend of Jisoo and Jennie from BLACKPINK.
  • She was a star model for some music videos, Please Don’t Go by San E, Girls Girls Girls by GOT 7, No Love (Japanese version) by Jun.K, Only You by miss A, and Your Wedding by Jun.K.
  • She once became a host for the 2018 Idol Star Athletics Championship.
  • She got the 82nd position for The Most 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2018 by TC Candler.
  • She idolizes F(x), Krystal, Oh My Girl, and Taeyeon from SNSD.
  • She loves eating grapefruitade.
  • This idol also likes doing badminton.
  • She would raise her arm if she is happy.
  • Nayeon said that it was surprising when she dyed her hair light brown and didn’t match her at all. She then changed it back into black color after 3 days.
  • She is afraid of the sea.
  • She once touched Jungyeon’s Lego and Jungyeon scolded her.
  • Her lips is her source of confidence.
  • She loves spicy foods so much.
  • She is very good at making chicken rice and pho.
  • She always frowns when her focus is on something.
  • Nayeon is also afraid of fireworks.
  • She has a rabbit doll, namely Kkaengi.
  • IU is her idol.
  • She shares the room alongside Jihyo, Sana, and Mina in the dorm.
  • Actually, Nayeon doesn’t have a particular ideal type, but she likes a person who’s trustworthy, dependable, can take care of her, and handle technology very well.

See Full TWICE Members 

TV Drama

  • Dream High 2 (KBS | 2012), as cameo student (ep. 2)

Reality shows

  • SIXTEEN (Mnet | 2015), as a contestant

Music video appearances

  • Your Wedding (2017) – Jun. K
  • Fire (2016) – J.Y. Park (feat. Conan O’Brien, Steven Yeun, & Jimin Park)
  • Only You (2015) – miss A
  • No Love (2014) – Jun.K
  • Girls Girls Girls (2014) – GOT7
  • Please Don’t Go (2011) – San E
  • Bad Girl, Good Girl (2010) – miss A


“Having concrete, strong thoughts is very important.”

“There are many pretty people, and many are prettier than me.”

“We want to give people positive energy and we also want to comfort people.”

“Beauty is what I believe in. I want to act and make decisions based on what I believe.”

“Being in the public eye and basically growing up in the spotlight, we are always responsible for our actions.”

“Although you may get exhausted sometimes, you can still get over it if you have people around you who give you warm words.”

“I’m sometimes surprised by myself: no matter how much time has passed, I wasn’t able to accept my inferiority complex. But I did.”

Pics of Nayeon

1. She will be the prettiest motorbiker

Nayeon TWICE - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

2. The blue sky matcher her beauty very well

Nayeon TWICE - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

3. Even though she’s afraid of the sea, she still enjoys it

TWICE - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

4. Look at our goddess’ photoshoot, so unreal

TWICE - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

5. Our cutie pie is so lovely in the mini red dress

Nayeon TWICE - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career


Who is Nayeon (TWICE)?

She is a Korean singer.

Who is Nayeon (TWICE)’s real name?

Her real name is Im Na Yeon (임나연).

What makes Nayeon (TWICE) famous?

She got famous through the Mnet reality show SIXTEEN in 2015 and then became famous after debuting as lead vocalist, center, lead dancer and face of the group of TWICE.

Where is Nayeon (TWICE) from?

She was born in Seoul, South Korea.

How old is Nayeon (TWICE)?

She was born in 1995, and she is 28 years old as of 2023.

When Nayeon (TWICE) celebrates her birthday?

She celebrates on the 22nd of every September.

How tall is Nayeon (TWICE)?

Her height is 5’4″ or 163 cm.

Who are Nayeon (TWICE)’s parents?

She did not reveal the names of her father and mother.

Is Nayeon (TWICE) married?

She is not married. Furthermore, there is no information on whether she is in a relationship or not.

Who is Nayeon (TWICE)’s ex-boyfriend?

None of her ex-boyfriend is known to the public. However, she used to be rumored to date Jungkook (BTS), J-Hope (BTS), and Mingyu (Seventeen).

How rich is Nayeon (TWICE)?

Her net worth is around $1 million to $5 million.

What is Nayeon (TWICE) nationality?

Her nationality is South Korean.

Even though Nayeon’s attractiveness is unbeatable, the power of her talents still wins, too. She had stolen everybody’s heart with her smile, her kindness, and her performance. Keep it up, Nayeon!