She was born as Park Chae Won (Hangul: 박채원) on November 19, 2000, in Jung District, Incheon, South Korea.
She debuted on January 15, 2018 as a member and subsequently released her solo single album "Go Won" on January 30, 2018.
History[edit | edit source]
Early life[edit | edit source]
Go Won was born as Park Chae Won on November 19, 2000, in Incheon, South Korea. She is the second eldest, with an older brother and one younger sister.
In August 2016, Go Won decided to become an idol after attending Oh My Girl's "Summer Fairy Tale" concert. To train to become an idol, she joined LP Dance & Vocal Academy, specializing in dance. While training under the academy, she participated in a few dance covers and auditioned for Source Music. However, she was not accepted and continued to train under LP Dance & Vocal.
In January 2018, she joined BlockBerryCreative, and debuted as a member on January 15. Before pursuing her dream, Go Won attended Bakmun Girls' High School, but she dropped out in order to focus on training.
In an interview with StarNews, she revealed that before joining BlockBerryCreative she had seen previous members' pictures in bus stations and thought, "this is an unusual project." She stated that the "members would be such nice friends," and that she would enjoy being in a group like LOONA. In the same interview, it was revealed she joined the company the same month that her solo song was released, January 2018.
2018: Reveal, Debut in LOONA and yyxy, [+ +][edit | edit source]
One & Only, "Rosy"[edit | edit source]
Go Won was teased between January 7, 2018, and January 30, 2018, when her MV was released.
Her first official fan event was with Chuu on February 10, 2018. Her second fan event was solo, on February 24, 2018. Go Won's third fan event was held on March 3, 2018, alongside member Chuu. Her fourth event was held alone on April 1, 2018. Go Won's fifth and sixth fan events were held on April 7 and April 21, 2018, both alongside 12th member, Olivia Hye.
Go Won appeared in two of Olivia Hye's reveal period promotional teasers, promoting the duet "Rosy" from "Olivia Hye". Therefore, the second version of Olivia Hye's physical album features both girls on the cover, the first page of the photobook, the photocard and the pre-order poster.
yyxy[edit | edit source]
On May 26, 2018, new exclusive promotional pictures were released on Naver for each member of the unit. Another Naver post, which is now deleted, revealed Behind the Scene pictures of the unit in Hungary, on the 29th of May, 2018.
The autograph events for LOONA / yyxy were held June 17 and 24, and July 1 and 8th, 2018.
On July 14, 2018, yyxy appeared in the one video.
Go Won was part of Line&Up on June 2 and 3, 2018. On the first day, yyxy performed Frozen and Love4eva. The latter track was performed twice, once with the regular dance break, once with the Limited 'Jazz' dance break, revealing a different version of the choreography. For their interviews, they had to give a short profile of themselves, MCed by HeeJin. Yves and Chuu revealed that Go Won's nickname is 'Vanilla', inspired by her hair colour, and that Yves likes kicking Go Won's bed. The members of the unit then had to draw their representative animals, and the drawing would go to members of the audience, chosen by a raffle. For the first time ever, the 12 members of LOOΠΔ were revealed together, and danced to an unreleased instrumental beat. The main difference was that on the second day, the members of yyxy had to draw their fruits instead. The unit's uniform was the 'clueless' outfits, and the outfits worn by the 12 members were black T-Shirts with black shorts.
[+ +][edit | edit source]
After the + + teaser was released on the 29th of July, 2018, LOONA announced then released their lead single [favOriTe] on the 7th of August, 2018, their first ever song as a group.
On August 8, 2018, Go Won's teaser was released for the + + album. She was the first member to be teased. In subsequent days, more teasers of the full group were released, as well as half-group teasers, where Go Won was part of the 'Line unit'.
LOONA's debut concert LOONAbirth was held in Seoul on August 19, 2018.
The following day, the album was released to the public and the Music Video for "Hi High" was released. LOONA promoted for 8 weeks on music shows and on variety shows, including fan signs on August 15, September 1, 8 and 16th, and October 6 and 14.
2019: [X X][edit | edit source]
On January 1, LOONA released the X1X teaser, in which every member appeared. However, due to the heavy hints of butterflies, including the spelling out and whispering of the word 'BUTTERFLY', 12 images of the insect being shown, and flashes on both Kim Lip and Go Won, fans were quick to assume the latter would play an important part in the comeback. On January 3, the LOONAVERSE Concerts were announced, and Go Won was used as the poster image.
Then, as teased in X1X, on the 11th of January, 2019, the second teaser named XIIX was posted and only featured Go Won.
On January 1, 2018, Go Won's teaser for X X was released on all SNS platforms. It was the third to be posted overall.
2020[edit | edit source]
On May 24, In a response to a comment on her Instagram, when asked if Go Won was the godmother of her child X Æ A-Xii, Grimes soon responded with "yes". While it is unlikely that this exchange actually holds any weight, it resulted in a number of news reports being made on the topic, with TV CHOSUN going as far as to contact BlockBerry Creative regarding the situation, who neither confirmed or denied it.
Discography[edit | edit source]
Single albums[edit | edit source]
- "Go Won" (2018)
Collaborations[edit | edit source]
Filmography[edit | edit source]
Go Won first appeared in LOONA TV Prequel 16 #ijk on January 24, 2018, where she was named, mentioned and tagged as girl 'k', but her face was still blurred.
Go Won appeared in LOOΠΔ Kick #18 with Chuu. They were applying makeup in the back of a car. The video was released on February 19, 2018. On the 23rd of May 2018, Go Won and Yves appeared in LOOΠΔ Kick #22. While Yves looked uninterested, Go Won danced to Hungarian music in a restaurant. The third LOOΠΔ Kick Go Won appeared in was number #25, uploaded on June 10, 2018. During the Line&Up event, she used a selca app to transform her face into a pineapple.
One & Only's Choreography version was played for the first time at LOOΠΔ x Study Group as part of the undisclosed videos, on February 3, 2018.
At the Up&Line event, a short, mysterious video clip of Go Won with SeeSaw as background music was played. This video leads to the latter video clip with Go Won. The second video clip was of Chuu and Go Won sitting opposite each other at a table. Chuu mouths some words from "See Saw" and appears to fall asleep. Go Won strings beads to make a bracelet. She holds the cat from HyunJin’s Cinema Theory teaser clip and places the bracelet around the cat’s neck. The scene then cuts to HyunJin opening a door to see the bracelet left at her doorstep from her "Around You" music video. Both are undisclosed videos, and are believed to be the See Saw MV, and an important part of the LOONA lore.
Go Won published a short video on LOOΠΔ's V-Live channel, celebrating D-1 before Olivia Hye's MV on March 29, 2018. She then hosted a V-Live for Chuu's first 100 days, entitled 'I Want Chuu' Party ♥ MC Go Won on April 7, 2018.
On April 13, 2018, all the LOONA members appeared in the LOOΠΔ PREMIER GREETING : Line & Up teaser. She was seen singing and dancing to her solo song "One & Only", as well as an unrevealed song with all the members.
Music Video Appearances[edit | edit source]
|2018||"Egoist (feat. JinSoul)"||Olivia Hye||Cameo|
References[edit | edit source]
[edit | edit source]
|Yves • Chuu • Go Won • Olivia Hye|
|Characters||yyxy : Yves • Chuu • Go Won • Olivia Hye|