Chungha (청하; or Chung Ha) is a South Korean singer under MNH Entertainment. She was the main dancer and sub vocalist of the girl group I.O.I. She is best known for finishing fourth in Produce 101. She made her solo debut on June 7, 2017 with her first mini album Hands on Me.
Chungha was born on February 9, 1996 in South Korea. Not much is known about her early life except that she moved to Dallas, Texas during her childhood, causing her to be proficient in English, but moved back to South Korea to become a singer.
Before becoming a trainee, she had worked part-time at a pet store, a fast food restaurant, and a cafe. She later auditioned for YG Entertainment, but didn’t make the cut. She also auditioned for JYP Entertainment and managed to become a trainee but later quit. Then she finally became a MNH Entertainment trainee.