Yoon Chae-kyung (born July 7, 1996), is a South Korean singer. She debuted in 2012 as a member of Puretty under DSP Media, and later became a member of both C.I.V.A (a girl group formed on the mockumentary series The God of Music 2) and I.B.I. Both groups debuted in 2016. In 2017, she became a member of the girl group April.
She has also appeared as a contestant on the talent “survival” shows Kara Project (2014) and Produce 101 (2016).
Yoon Chae-kyung was born on July 7, 1996 in Incheon and grew up in Siheung. She graduated from Eungye Middle School and Hanlim Multi Art School.
In September 2012, Yoon debuted as a member of DSP Media’s Japan-based girl group Puretty, releasing the singles “Cheki☆Love” in 2012 and “Shwa Shwa BABY” in 2013. The group disbanded in 2014, with plans for its members to become part of other groups.
In mid-2014, Yoon participated in Kara Project, a reality show in which seven trainees competed to become new members of the girl group Kara.
In early 2016, Yoon represented DSP Media on Produce 101, a show where the final 11 contestants formed the girl group I.O.I. In the final episode, she was ranked in 16th place. On May 1, she released a digital single in collaboration with April’s Chaewon titled “Clock” (Hangul: 시계).
In July 2016, she was cast as a trainee in Mnet’s mockumentary series The God of Music 2 with a few other Produce 101 contestants and later formed the project girl group, C.I.V.A, which released the song “Why” featuring Miryo.
In August 2016, she joined LOEN Entertainment’s project group I.B.I. The group released the digital single “Molae Molae” (Hangul: 몰래몰래) on August 18. On November 11, it was revealed that she would be joining April, following the departure of one of its members.
Yoon debuted as a member of April with their third mini-album Prelude and its title track, “April Story” (Hangul: 봄의 나라 이야기), on January 4, 2017.