IZ*ONE’s Lee Chae Yeon Shares Photo Taken Backstage With Sister ITZY’s Chaeryeong
Lee Chae Yeon and Chaeryeong are sisters. The two are about a year apart in age, with Lee Chae Yeon being born in 2000 and Chaeryeong being born in 2001. Both sisters had appeared as contestants on “K-Pop Star 3” and were recruited as JYP Entertainment trainees, later appearing on the show “SIXTEEN.” Lee Chae Yeon eventually left JYP and joined WM Entertainment, representing the agency on Mnet’s “Produce 48” and debuting as part of IZ*ONE. Chaeryeong remained at JYP and debuted as part of ITZY.
On August 16, Lee Chae Yeon shared a photo of herself and her sister taken backstage at the 2020 Soribada Best K-Music Awards. She wrote, “I met my younger sister! I felt glad to meet her at the awards show. My precious sister, let’s be happy.”
At the 2020 Soribada Best K-Music Awards, IZ*ONE won Global Hot Trend Award and a Bonsang, while ITZY won the Artist Award. Both groups also performed at the event—check out the performances here!