Meng Jia (Chinese: 孟佳; pinyin: Mèng Jia), Simply known as Jia, is a Chinese rapper, singer and actress mostly active in South Korea and China. She was a member of the JYP Entertainment's girl group Miss A. In May 2016, Jia left from the group after her contract expired with JYP Entertainment.
Early life and career
Meng Jia was born on February 3, 1989, as the only child of her family. She attended school in Beijing, where she was recruited by JYP Entertainment in 2007. She later attended Seoul Institute of the Arts.
She was a former member of the project group and Chinese version of the Wonder Girls 'Sisters', but cancelled due to member and trainee changes within their company. In 2009, She appeared in 2PM's "My Color" music video, alongside Fei.
Miss A (2010–2016)
In 2010, Jia was chosen as a member of the group Miss A. The 4-member girl group debuted on July 1, 2010.
Jia's last album with Miss A called Colors released on March 30, 2015. She left Miss A and parted ways from JYP Entertainment in May 2016.
In 2012, during Miss A's long hiatus after their promotions for their single "I Don't Need a Man", Jia attended several fashion shows and appeared in a number of fashion magazines. She also performed onstage with singer Ivy during her promotions for the single "I Dance", and participated in Let's Go Dream Team 2's special in Vietnam.
She made her acting debut in the 2014 Chinese television series One and a Half Summer alongside 2PM's Nichkhun, and went on to star in the 2015 Chinese film The Third Way of Love, which also featured performances by Song Seung-heon and Liu Yifei.
In May 2016, Jia left Miss A following the expiration of her contract with JYP Entertainment.
|2015||The Third Way of Love||XiaoYue|
|2016||Undercover Punch and Gun||TBA|
|2011||Dream High||KBS2||Flash mob dancer||Cameo (Episode16)|
|2012||Dream High 2||KBS2||Herself||Cameo (Episode 15)|
|2013||One and a Half Summer||CJ E&M||Song Qing|
|2015||L.U.V Collage||Gateway To Korea||Ai-ling|
|2009||You Will Grow Prettier If You Dance||ZRTG: Zhejiang Television||Guest||with Fei|
|2011||Gag Concert||SBS||Guest||with Suzy & Min|
|2012||Cool Food Wins The World||ZRTG: Zhejiang Television||Guest||with Fei|
|2013||Let's Go Dream Team 2||KBS2||Herself|
|We Got Married||MBC||Guest||with Min|
|2014||Quiz To Change The World||MBC||Guest||with Fei|
|2015||Youth Trainee||ZRTG: Zhejiang Television||Herself|
|Laugh Out Loud||HBS: Hunan Television||Guest||with Fei|
|Star King||SBS||Guest||with Min|
|2013-15||Idols, True Colors||MBC C-Radio||MC||with Fei and Zhou Mi|
Music video appearances
|2010||This Christmas||JYP Nation|
|2011||Close Your Mouth||M&D|
|2015||Shake That Brass||Amber Liu|
Awards and nominations
|2015||Youth Trainee||1st Place||Won|