Girls’ Generation/SNSD members Profile


Girls’ Generation/SNSD members Profile

Individual member profiles for Korean pop group Girls’ Generation (SNSD).

TaeYeon

Birth name: Kim Tae-yeon (Hangul: 김태연 Hanja: 金泰妍)
Date of birth: March 9, 1989

Girls Generation SNSD member Taeyeon

Leader of the group.
DJ on Good Friend Radio, which she co-hosted with Super Junior’s Kangin until he left in April 2009; she continues to host solo until April 2010.
Sang solo in “If” for “Hong Gil Dong” drama OST.
Sang solo in “Can you hear me” for “Beethoven Virus” OST.
Duet with Sunny for “Heading To The Ground” drama OST.
Featured on reality show “We Got Married” with comedian Jeong Hyeong-don.

Jessica

Birth name: Jessica Jung (Hangul: 제시카 정)
Korean name: Jung Su-yeon (Hangul: 정수연 Hanja: 鄭秀妍)
Date of birth: April 18, 1989

Korean girls group SNSD member Jessica

Born and raised in San Francisco, California.
Released two singles with Tiffany and SeoHyun: “Oppa Nappa” and “Mabinogi (It’s Fantastic!)”.
Duet with SHINee’s leader Onew in “One Year Later”.
Duet with Park Myeong-su in “NaengMyun”.
Plays the main character, Elle Woods, in the Korean production of “Legally Blonde – The Musical”.
Her younger sister, Krystal, is a member of f(x).

Sunny

Birth name: Lee Sun-kyu (Hangul: 이순규; Hanja: 李順圭)
Date of birth: May 15, 1989

Korean girls group SNSD member Sunny

Trainee under a different company before she transferred into SM Entertainment.
Co-DJ of ChunJi until the broadcast ended in July 2008.
Sang solo in “Finally Now” for “Story of Wine” movie OST.
Co-hosts a music show called “The M” with SS501′s Hyungjoon.
The niece of Lee Soo Man, the founder of SM Entertainment.
Sunny alongside with Yuri are part of reality show “Invincible Youth”, which they will be part of G7 (consisting of 7 girls from popular idol groups).
Duet with Sooyoung in “Happy Me”.
Duet with Taeyeon for “Heading To The Ground” drama OST.

Tiffany

Birth name: Stephanie Hwang
Korean name: Hwang Mi-young (Hangul: 황미영; Hanja: 黄美英)
Date of birth: August 1, 1989

Korean girls group SNSD member Tiffany

Born in San Francisco, but raised in Diamond Bar, California.
Discovered in the SM Starlight Casting System 2004 in Los Angeles.
Along with SeoHyun and Jessica, she released singles “Oppa Nappa” and “Mabinogi (It’s Fantastic!)”.
Co-host of “Sonyeo Sonyeon Gayo Baekso” along with Kim Hye-sung from November 5, 2007 to June 13, 2008.
Sang solo in “Na Honjaseo” for “Ja Myung Go” drama OST.
Duet with K.Will in “Sonyeo, Sarangeul Mannada”.
Duet with Sooyoung in “Feeling Only You”.
Co-host with Yuri for MBC’s Music Core.

HyoYeon

Birth name: Kim Hyo-yeon (Hangul: 김효연; Hanja: 金孝淵)
Date of birth: September 22, 1989

Korean girls group SNSD member Hyoyeon

Hyoyeon attended a hip hop dance school that specialized in waving, popping, locking, and animation.
BoA’s silhouette during a dance break in BoA’s “Over the Top” performance at the MKMF Awards in 2005.

YuRi

Birth name: Kwon Yuri (Hangul: 권유리; Hanja: 權侑利)
Date of birth: December 5, 1989

Korean girls group SNSD member Yuri

Joined SMe when she took 1st place in the 2001 1st SM Youth Best Dancer Contest.
Appeared in a Chinese CF of Orion Chocopie with Jang Dong-gun in 2006.
Played a part in the sitcom “Unstoppable Marriage” alongside Sooyoung.
Co-host of Korean music program Music Core on MBC alongside Tiffany.
Featured with Sunny in the television program “Invincible Youth”.

SooYoung

Birth name: Choi Soo-Young (Hangul: 최수영; Hanja: 崔秀英)
Date of birth: February 10, 1990

Korean girls group SNSD member Soo Young

Mmade a brief debut in Japan as a singer in the group called “Route φ” before joining SMe.
First debuted with Marina Takahashi with the song “Start”.
Previously DJ of ChunJi but was soon replaced by Sunny due to schedule conflicts.
Played a part in the sitcom “Unstoppable Marriage” alongside Yuri.
Played a part in movie “Hello Schoolgirl” with Kang-in of Super Junior and actress Lee Yeon-hee.
Hosts TV program “Fantastic Duo”.

YoonA

Birth name: Im Yoon-ah (Hangul: 임윤아; Hanja: 林允兒)
Date of birth: May 30, 1990

Korean girls group SNSD member Yoona

The first trainee revealed to be a member of Girls’ Generation.
Began to film commercials and model for various magazines when she was a trainee.
Lead actress in “You Are My Destiny”.
Lead actress in “Cinderella Man”.

SeoHyun

Birth name: Seo Joo-Hyun (Hangul: 서주현; Hanja: 徐珠賢)
Date of birth: June 28, 1991

Korean girls group SNSD member Seohyun

The group’s maknae (youngest).
Along with Jessica and Tiffany, they released a single “Oppa Nappa”, and “Mabinogi (It’s Fantastic!)”.
Duet with trot singer Joo Hyun-mi in “JjaRaJaJja”.
Featured on MBC reality show “We Got Married” as a couple with Jung Yong-hwa from CNblue band.

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