Park Ji-Yeon

박지연 / Park Ji Yeon (Bak Ji Yun)

Park Ji-yeon(born June 7, 1993), better known by the mononymJiyeon, is a South Korean singer and actress.She is best known as a member of South Korean girl group T-ara . She debuted as a solo artist with her debut mini album,Never Ever, on May 20, 2014, making her the first T-ara member to debut as a solo artist.

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  • by TaekYon.Kim  -  May 17, 2018 05:59 AM

    T-ara's Jiyeon has signed with a new agency

    Park Ji-yeon from Girls Group T-ara enters into full-scale activities with exclusive contract with Chinese talent promoter Long Xin. Park Ji-yeon said on January 17, "Park Ji-yeon signed a full-time contract with Long Long in April, and will host the first …

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 Park Ji-Yeon's Early life and education

She briefly attended Hyehwa Girls' High School and graduated from Lila Art High School in 2012.

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 Park Ji-Yeon's Career

2008–2009: Career beginning and T-araedit

She collaborated with Davichi and SeeYa on the digital single "Female Generation/Forever Love", which was released in May 2009, making her the first member of T-ara to appear in public. She appeared in SG Wannabe 's music videos "Saranghae" and "My Love is Crying" from their 2009 album,Gift from SG Wannabe. Early on, the Korean media dubbed her as "Little Kim Tae-hee " due to her close resemblance to Kim.

Park auditioned at the Mnet Casting System and joined the company in 2008. She subsequently debuted with T-ara debuted on 29 July 2009, as the youngest member.[citation needed]

2010–2013: Acting debut and breakthroughedit

The same year, she played the leading role in horror filmDeath Bell 2: Bloody Campand starred in the youth dramaJungle Fish 2.

, alongside Bae Suzy and with Choi Min-ho and Onew .She also became a cast member of SBS ' variety showHeroes.


2014–2016:Never Everand return to actingedit

The same month, she began hosting SBS MTV 'sThe Showalongside Lee Hye-ri .

In July 2015, she collaborated with 2BIC's Jun-hyung on the song "Summer Love".

The drama was released on Netflix in December 2016.

2017: Comebackedit

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 Park Ji-Yeon's Discography

Extended plays

TitleAlbum detailsPeak positionsSales
Never Ever 3 11 2
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.


YearTitlePeak positionsSalesAlbum


Billboard V Chart
2010"ttoleuleu" (또르르)
  • KOR(DL):
Master of StudyOST
2013"My Sea"
  • KOR(DL):
Bunny Style!
2014"1 Minute 1 Second (Never Ever)" 17 6
  • : 322,949+
Never Ever
2016"Summer Love"
(With Junhyung of 2BiC featuring Yoon Yo)
  • KOR(DL):
Summer Love
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region


2009Cinderella ManOST "Women's Generation" 3:32withSeeyaandDavichi
"Forever Love" 3:32
2010 Master of Study OST "Rolling" 4:01Solo
Jungle Fish 2 OST "Little By Little" 4:10
2012Dream High 2 OST "Superstar" 3:42 WithHyorinandAilee
"Together" 4:19 WithJB
"Day after Day" 3:43 Solo
2013 Bunny Style! "Dangerous Love" 3:40 WithHam Eun-jungandHyomin
2014 TriangleOST "Kiss and Cry" 3:31 With Cho Seunghee (F-ve Dolls) and Shorry J (Mighty Mouth)
2017 What's My Name "Lullaby" 3:12Solo
2018 Queen of Mystery 2 OST "The Path Leading To Home" 3:14

Other charted songs

YearTitlePeak positionsAlbum
2014"Yeurido Cherry Blossom" 70Never Ever
"Marionette" 80
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Music video

YearMusic videoDirector
2014 "1 Minute 1 Second (Never Ever)" Hong Se Hyun

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 Park Ji-Yeon's Filmography


2010 Death Bell 2: Bloody Camp Lee Se-hee
2011 Gnomeo & Juliet Juliet
Gisaeng Ghost Cameo
2015 Encounter

Television series

2007 Hello! Miss KBS2Cameo
Lobbyist Deaf daughter's friendSBS
2008 Aeja's Older Sister, Minja Maeng Na-yeon
2009 Soul Yoon Doo-naMBC
High Kick!(season 2) Lee Yu-ri
2010 Master of Study Na Hyun-jungKBS2
Jungle Fish 2 Seo-yul
2011 Miss Ripley YuMBCCameo
2012 The Thousand Man Han Yi-seul
Dream High 2 Ri-an/Lee Ji-kyung KBS2
2014 Triangle Seong Yoo-jin MBC
2015 Sweet Temptation Ji-ho Web drama
2016 My Runway Han Seo-yeon Netflix


2012 Our Youth, Roly Poly Musical Han Joo-young

Variety show

2010 Heroes Cast SBS
2010–2011 Music CoreHost MBC
2015 The Show SBS MTV
2017 Living Together in Empty Room Cast MBC withOh Chang-seok(Episodes 16–19)

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 Park Ji-Yeon's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated WorkResult
2010 SBS Entertainment Award Best Teamwork HeroesWon
KBS Drama Awards Best New ActressMaster of StudyNominated
Best Couple Award with Yoo Seung-hoNominated
2014 16th Seoul International Youth Film Festival Best Young Actress TriangleNominated
2015 Cable TV Broadcast Awards Popularity Award The ShowWon
The 3rd Yinyuetai VChart Award Best Korea Female Singer Never EverWon
Yahoo Asia BUZZ Award Most Popular Asian İdolN/ANominated

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 Park Ji-Yeon's References

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  43. "HON - Soul Cast (Korean Drama - 2009) - 혼 - 魂". HanCinema. Retrieved 2017-11-20. 
  44. "High Kick Through The Roof Cast (Korean Drama - 2009) - 지붕 뚫고 하이킥". HanCinema. Retrieved 2017-11-20. 
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