Ji Yeon Park

Park Ji Yeon

  • Name: Park Ji Yeon
  • Native name: 박지연
  • Also Known as: Jiyeon, T-ara's little dino, Park Ji Yun
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: June 7, 1993
  • Age: 30
Park Ji Yeon, better known by the mononym Jiyeon, 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. Park has expressed an interest in modeling.

In 2008, when she was 15 years old, she was featured in several pictorials and advertisements for clothing company Smart with Korean boy band SHINee. She collaborated with Davichi and SeeYa on the digital single "Female Generation/Forever Love", which was released on 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 29th July 2009, as the youngest member. Park made her solo debut in May 2014, releasing the single "Never Ever" (also known as "1 Minute 1 Second"). The music video ranked number one on China's biggest music video site YinYueTai for two weeks straight.

In May 2015, Lee Dong Gun and Park Ji Yeon first met when they were cast to star in the Korea-China collaborative film Encounter, where the two play a couple. They revealed their relationship to the public just a month after they had started dating. In February 2017, the couple broke up. (Source: Wikipedia)

In January 2018, all 4 members of the group left MBK Entertainment after their contract ended. On January 3, 2018, T-ara went on an indefinite hiatus in order to allow the members to pursue their solo careers.

She signed with Partners Park in 2018 and left the agency in July 2021 after her contract expired

T-ara’s latest comeback was on November 15, 2021 second single album Re:T-ara. It marks the group's first release after a 4 year hiatus.

She announced her marriage to professional baseball player Hwang Jae Gyun on February 10, 2022. Their wedding ceremony is on December 10, 2022.

On February 18, 2022 AnB Group announced that Jiyeon had signed an exclusive contract with the agency as both a singer and an actress. She has been friends with AnB Group CEO Park Sung Hyun for 13 years, starting all the way back from when she first debuted with T-ara in 2009. Edit Biography
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2021 Next Door Witch J
Korean Drama, 2021, 12 eps
Seo Je Yi (Main Role)
12
Main Role
7.2
2021 Imitation
Korean Drama, 2021, 12 eps
La Li Ma (Main Role)
12
La Li Ma
Main Role
8.0
2019 I Wanna Hear Your Song
Korean Drama, 2019, 32 eps
Ha Eun Joo (Main Role)
32
Main Role
7.5
2016 My Runway
Korean Drama, 2016, 6 eps
Han Seo Yun (Main Role)
6
Main Role
7.1
2015 Sweet Temptation
Korean Drama, 2015, 6 eps
{Reborn} Ji Ho (Ep. 5-6) (Main Role)
6
{Reborn} Ji Ho (Ep. 5-6)
Main Role
7.2
2014 Triangle
Korean Drama, 2014, 26 eps
Yoo Jin (Support Role)
26
Yoo Jin
Support Role
7.6
2012 The Thousandth Man
Korean Drama, 2012, 8 eps
Han Yi Seul (Guest Role)
8
Han Yi Seul
Guest Role
6.9
2012 Dream High Season 2
Korean Drama, 2012, 16 eps
Rian (Main Role)
16
Main Role
6.9
2011 Miss Ripley
Korean Drama, 2011, 16 eps
Yu Woo (Guest Role)
16
Yu Woo
Guest Role
6.6
2010 Jungle Fish 2
Korean Drama, 2010, 8 eps
Seo Yool (Main Role)
8
Seo Yool
Main Role
7.4
2010 Master of Study
Korean Drama, 2010, 16 eps
Na Hyun Jung (Main Role)
16
Na Hyun Jung
Main Role
7.6
2009 High Kick Through the Roof!
Korean Drama, 2009, 126 eps
Lee Yu Ri (Ep. 44) (Guest Role)
126
Lee Yu Ri (Ep. 44)
Guest Role
7.9
2009 Soul
Korean Drama, 2009, 10 eps
Yoon Doo Na (Main Role)
10
Main Role
7.2
2008 Aeja's Older Sister, Minja
Korean Drama, 2008, 140 eps
Maeng Na Yun (Support Role)
140
Maeng Na Yun
Support Role
7.5
2007 Lobbyist
Korean Drama, 2007, 24 eps
(Guest Role)
24
Guest Role
7.2
2007 Hello! Miss
Korean Drama, 2007, 16 eps
(Guest Role)
16
Guest Role
6.7
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
TBA Encounter
Unconfirmed
Chinese Movie, 0000,
(Main Role)
Main Role
0.0
2024 Wannabe
Korean Movie, 2024,
Lee Soo Yeon (Main Role)
Lee Soo Yeon
Main Role
7.6
2023 Gangnam Zombie
Korean Movie, 2023,
Min Jung (Main Role)
Main Role
5.4
2011 Ghastly
Korean Movie, 2011,
[Yoo Rin's friend] (Guest Role)
[Yoo Rin's friend]
Guest Role
6.7
2011 Jungle Fish 2
Korean Movie, 2011,
Seo Yool (Main Role)
Seo Yool
Main Role
7.4
2010 Death Bell 2: Bloody Camp
Korean Movie, 2010,
Se Hee (Main Role)
Se Hee
Main Role
7.0
2006 Bar Legend
Korean Movie, 2006,
Lee Sun A (Support Role)
Lee Sun A
Support Role
6.6
2004 Spin Kick
Korean Movie, 2004,
Mi Ae (Support Role)
Mi Ae
Support Role
7.0
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2010 T-ara & Yoon Shi Yoon Bubi Bubi
Korean Special, 2010, 12 eps
Herself (Main Role)
12
Herself
Main Role
6.9
2007 Drama City: A Small Giant
Korean Special, 2007, 1 eps
[Classmate] (Support Role)
1
[Classmate]
Support Role
6.0
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2022 Secret Man and Woman
Korean TV Show, 2022, 12 eps
(Main Host)
12
Main Host
7.5
2022 The Latest Beauty Trends
Korean TV Show, 2022, 3 eps
(Main Host)
3
Main Host
8.6
2022 Battle Again: The Battle of Famous Singers
Korean TV Show, 2022, 12 eps
(Ep. 2) (Guest)
12
(Ep. 2)
Guest
8.1
2022 Black: I Saw the Devil
Korean TV Show, 2022, 16 eps
(Ep. 10) (Guest)
16
(Ep. 10)
Guest
10.0
2021 Extreme Debut: Wild Idol
Korean TV Show, 2021, 13 eps
[Mentor] (Ep. 9) (Guest)
13
[Mentor] (Ep. 9)
Guest
8.0
2021 Will This Work?: Melon Station
Korean TV Show, 2021, 49 eps
(Ep. 18) (Guest)
49
(Ep. 18)
Guest
8.5
2021 Beauty Time Season 3
Korean TV Show, 2021, 6 eps
(Main Host)
6
Main Host
9.2
2021 On and Off Season 2
Korean TV Show, 2021, 14 eps
(Ep. 6) (Guest)
14
(Ep. 6)
Guest
8.2
2020 Hidden Golden Tracks Concert
Korean TV Show, 2020, 1 eps
(Guest)
1
Guest
8.9
2020 On and Off Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2020, 31 eps
(Ep. 23) (Guest)
31
(Ep. 23)
Guest
7.6
2018 Video Star Season 2
Korean TV Show, 2018, 179 eps
(Ep. 121) (Guest)
179
(Ep. 121)
Guest
7.8
2018 MMTG
Korean TV Show, 2018, 321 eps
(Ep. 91) (Guest)
321
(Ep. 91)
Guest
8.1
2017 Living Together in Empty Room
Korean TV Show, 2017, 49 eps
(Ep. 16-19) (Regular Member)
49
(Ep. 16-19)
Regular Member
7.9
2017 Saturday Night Live Korea Season 9
Korean TV Show, 2017, 33 eps
[Host] (Ep. 14) (Guest)
33
[Host] (Ep. 14)
Guest
8.3
2016 Fact iN Star Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2016, 200 eps
(Ep. 6) (Guest)
200
(Ep. 6)
Guest
8.3
2016 Super Brain Season 3
Chinese TV Show, 2016, 13 eps
(Ep. 3) (Guest)
13
(Ep. 3)
Guest
7.0
2015 2015 SBS Gayo Daejeon
Korean TV Show, 2015, 1 eps
[Performer] (Regular Member)
1
[Performer]
Regular Member
7.7
2015 Knowing Bros
Korean TV Show, 2015, 460 eps
(Ep. 288) (Guest)
460
(Ep. 288)
Guest
8.7
2015 Start Together
Chinese TV Show, 2015, 13 eps
(Ep. 2) (Guest)
13
(Ep. 2)
Guest
7.6
2015 2015 Idol Star Athletics Championships Chuseok Special
Korean TV Show, 2015, 2 eps
(Regular Member)
2
Regular Member
8.0
2014 4 Things Show Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2014, 18 eps
(Ep. 4) (Guest)
18
(Ep. 4)
Guest
8.0
2013 Princess T-ARA
Japanese TV Show, 2013, 24 eps
(Main Host)
24
Main Host
10.0
2012 Hidden Singer Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2012, 17 eps
[Panelist] (Ep. 16-17) (Guest)
17
[Panelist] (Ep. 16-17)
Guest
7.8
2012 2012 Idol Star Olympics Championships
Korean TV Show, 2012, 2 eps
(Regular Member)
2
Regular Member
7.9
2012 Beatles Code Season 2
Korean TV Show, 2012, 87 eps
(Ep. 60-61) (Guest)
87
(Ep. 60-61)
Guest
8.2
2012 100 Million Quiz Show
Korean TV Show, 2012, 41 eps
(Ep. 28) (Guest)
41
(Ep. 28)
Guest
0.0
2011 Pretty Boys for T-ara
Korean TV Show, 2011, 11 eps
(Main Host)
11
Main Host
8.5
2011 The Show
Korean TV Show, 2011, 286 eps
[MC] (20140603-20141021, 20141028-20151208) (Regular Member)
286
[MC] (20140603-20141021, 20141028-20151208)
Regular Member
8.5
2011 Weekly Idol
Korean TV Show, 2011, 700 eps
(Ep. 149) (Guest)
700
(Ep. 149)
Guest
8.2
2011 Immortal Songs: Singing the Legend
Korean TV Show, 2011, 690 eps
(Ep. 133) (Guest)
690
(Ep. 133)
Guest
8.3
2011 2011 Idol Star Athletics - Swimming Championships
Korean TV Show, 2011, 2 eps
(Regular Member)
2
Regular Member
7.9
2010 Hello Counselor Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2010, 431 eps
(Ep. 39, 178, 338) (Guest)
431
(Ep. 39, 178, 338)
Guest
8.0
2010 Tara's Hello Baby
Korean TV Show, 2010, 12 eps
(Main Host)
12
Main Host
7.6
2010 T-ara's Dream Girls
Korean TV Show, 2010, 11 eps
(Main Host)
11
Main Host
8.8
2010 Beatles Code Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2010, 71 eps
(Ep. 64) (Guest)
71
(Ep. 64)
Guest
8.0
2010 Heroes
Korean TV Show, 2010, 40 eps
(Regular Member)
40
Regular Member
8.3
2010 Running Man
Korean TV Show, 2010, 740 eps
(Ep. 55) (Guest)
740
(Ep. 55)
Guest
9.2
2010 Haha Mong Show
Korean TV Show, 2010, 11 eps
(Ep. 10) (Guest)
11
(Ep. 10)
Guest
7.9
2009 Idol Show Season 5
Korean TV Show, 2009, 16 eps
(Ep. 3) (Guest)
16
(Ep. 3)
Guest
7.9
2009 Strong Heart
Korean TV Show, 2009, 166 eps
(Ep. 15) (Guest)
166
(Ep. 15)
Guest
7.9
2009 You Hee Yeol's Sketchbook
Korean TV Show, 2009, 600 eps
(Ep. 46) (Guest)
600
(Ep. 46)
Guest
8.3
2008 Another Sky
Japanese TV Show, 2008, 541 eps
(Guest)
541
Guest
9.0
2007 Live Talk Show Taxi
Korean TV Show, 2007, 501 eps
(Ep. 143) (Guest)
501
(Ep. 143)
Guest
8.0
2007 Radio Star
Korean TV Show, 2007, 900 eps
(Ep. 103, 164-165) (Guest)
900
(Ep. 103, 164-165)
Guest
7.8
2005 Show! Music Core
Korean TV Show, 2005, 1000 eps
[MC] (2010-2011) (Regular Member)
1000
[MC] (2010-2011)
Regular Member
8.1
2003 Vitamin
Korean TV Show, 2003, 664 eps
(Ep. 484) (Guest)
664
(Ep. 484)
Guest
8.0
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Park Ji Yeon

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  • First Name: Ji Yeon
  • Family Name: Park
  • Native name: 박지연
  • Also Known as: Jiyeon, T-ara's little dino, Park Ji Yun
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: June 7, 1993
  • Age: 30

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