Beginning of career
It took Chae Yeon many years to attain her current level of fame in Korea's entertainment industry. In fact, she had to start out in Japan first. She was part of a singing group called Brand New Biscuits, debuted in Japan on January 1st 2001, where it has 6 members.
Brand New Biscuits included also another Korean singer, Yuny Han (Han Tae Yoon). Chae Yeon was also member of group Ultra Cats under the name of “Jinny” or “Jinny Lee” from 2001 to 2002.
Having passed an audition held by an entertainment management company in
Japan, Chae Yeon first appeared on a popular show called “Uchan Nanchan no Urinari!” on Japanese NTV. She appeared on the show for almost 3 years. Along with the television show, Chae Yeon (then Jinny) performed as a singer releasing 3 singles and 1 mini-album in Japan.
|Birth name||(Lee Jin Sook)|
|Also known as||Jinny Lee|
|Born||December 10, 1978 (1978-12-10)|
|Origin||Seoul, South Korea|
|Brand New Biscuits (2001)|