Lee Chae Yeon (Korean: 이채연; Japanese: イチェヨン) is a South Korean singer currently under WM Entertainment.
She was a former JYP Entertainment trainee and a contestant in SIXTEEN, the survival show that created the girl group TWICE, but was eliminated in Episode 3 and hence did not debut.
She is best known for finishing in 12th place in Produce 48, hence becoming a member of the project girl group IZ*ONE.
Lee Chae Yeon first began her career as an idol after making an appearance as a contestant on the reality television competition show K-pop Star 3 on November 24, 2013, along with her younger sister, Lee Chae-ryoung. Both sisters were eliminated from the competition show, but joined JYP Entertainment as trainees.
Having trained for a little over a year as an idol, on May 5, 2015, Chae Yeon along with her sister joined JYP Entertainment’s girl group reality competition television series, SIXTEEN, that created the nation-wide famous girl group, TWICE. However, she was eliminated in Episode 3 and hence did not debut. Sometime after this Chae Yeon left JYP Entertainment and joined WM Entertainment.
Three years later, on May 11, 2018, Chae Yeon was revealed as an upcoming contestant on Produce 48 as a trainee representing WM Entertainment. On August 30, she finished the competition in 12th place, thus debuting as a member of IZ*ONE. She is set to make her official debut with the girl group on October 29, 2018 with their debut album, COLOR*IZ.
Source: kpop wiki