Also known as Dara, she is best known as a former member of the South Korean girl group 2NE1 alongside Minzy, CL, and Park Bom. The group disbanded in 2016 and Park went on to form a solo career. In 2016, she appeared as a judge on Pinoy Boyband Superstar.
She met the ABS-CBN TV personality Pauleen Luna for a school assignment and Luna encouraged her to try out for the network's talent show.
As one of four members of 2NE1, she sang on the hits "Lollipop" and "Follow Me," the latter used for a Samsung commercial.
Her younger brother Park Sang-Hyun was part of the boy band MBLAQ.