Kang Jiyoung

강지영,姜知英

Kang Jiyoung(born January 18, 1994) is a South Korean idol singer , member of the Korean girl group Kara .

 Recent news about Kang Jiyoung

  • by ifrit1112  -  May 17, 2016 02:11 PM

    Girl Group Kara Split Up

    K-pop girl groupKarahave officially dissolved. Three of the four members decided to leave as their contracts with DSP Media ended as of last Friday."Goo Ha-ra,Park Gyoo-ri-IandHan Seung-yeondecided to expand their sphere of activities to other fields after nine years of being with us", DSP…

  • by asian  -  March 16, 2016 08:21 AM

    Former Member of Kara to Release Solo Album

    Kang Ji-young, a former member of defunct girl group Kara, is set to release her first solo album."I will continue to do my best as an actress and singer", Kang wrote on her SNS account on Tuesday, announcing the release of her solo album.After leaving Kara in 2014, she has been active in …

  • by withdonut  -  March 16, 2016 03:09 AM

    Former Member of Kara to Release Solo Album

    Kang Ji-young, a former member of defunct girl group Kara, is set to release her first solo album."I will continue to do my best as an actress and singer", Kang wrote on her SNS account on Tuesday, announcing the release of her solo album.After leaving Kara in 2014, she has been active in …

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 Kang Jiyoung's Biography

Kang Jiyoung was born on January 18, 1994, in Paju , Republic of Korea . She debuted at the age of 15 as a third grade middle school student. She is one of the 2 members that joined after member Kim Sung Hee left. She sang Girls' Generation 's song " Kissing You " for her audition. Kang is the cousin of the Korean pop singer NS Yoon-G .

She attended Bongilcheon Middle School, from which she graduated in 2009, and currently attends Muhak Women's High School. She eventually graduated in February 2012.

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 Kang Jiyoung's Career

Kara

The group debuted on March 29, 2007. In 2008, Jiyoung joined the group after member Kim Sunghee decided to leave. At the time of her admission, she was only 14 years old making her the youngest member of the group which was previously Nicole Jung . The group eventually made their return with Rock U . Their comeback saw a change in the group's original "sexy and mature" image to a "cute and playful" appeal.

On December 4, 2008, the group started their comeback on M! Countdown with " Pretty Girl ".In February 2009, the group released their second mini-album " Honey ". "Honey" became the group's first #1 single when it topped theM! Countdownand The Music Trend .

In late July 2009, Kara revealed their second album named " Revolution ".Due to the popularity of their songs Wanna and Mister, Kara's overall popularity increased. In February 2010, Kara started promotions with their third mini-album " Lupin ".In August 2010, Kara officially debut in Japan with "Mister". After their successful debut in Japan, Kara released their fourth mini-album Jumping in November 2010.

In 2011, the group was ranked at #1 on the Recochoku favorite Korean artists in Japan poll.More recently, JiYoung was the only Korean female singer to be featured on CDTV Japan's Favorite Female Artist Ranking for 2011, where she was ranked at #21.

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 Kang Jiyoung's Appearance

Television drama/Variety Shows

YearTitleRoleNetwork
2009-2010 Kara Bakery Herself Mnet
2011 Invincible Youth Season 2 Herself KBS
2011 Running Man Eps 61-62 Team with Gwang Soo & Ji Suk Jin Seoul Broadcasting System

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 Kang Jiyoung's Discography

Kara

Other

  • "눈이부셔 (Nunnibusheo)" - Jumper (Feat. Kang Jiyoung) (2009)
  • "Merry Love" (Duet withKim Sungje) (2010)
  • "My Love" (Duet withPark Gyuri, Soundtrack forDaemul) (2010)

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