[SNSD] Im YoonA – YoonA SNSD – (Hangul: 임윤아; Hanja: 林潤娥; also spelled Lim Yun-Ah)
Im YoonA (Hangul: 임윤아; Hanja: 林潤娥; also spelled Lim Yun-Ah; born May 30, 1990), commonly stylized as YoonA (윤아), is a South Korean pop singer, dancer, actress, model and spokesmodel. She is a member of the Korean girl group Girls’ Generation. She made her debut as an actress in the 2007 Korean drama, 9 Ends, 2 Outs.
Im Yoon-Ah was born in South Korea on May 30, 1990. She began to train with the other trainees under SM Entertainment in the areas of acting, singing and dancing.
She is a 2009 graduate of Daeyoung High School and is currently attending Dongguk University majoring in theater and music,along with her fellow member, Seohyun.
YoonA made her debut as an actress in 2007 with the drama 9 Ends, 2 Outs. In 2008, she acted in the drama Woman of Matchless Beauty before her first leading role in the daily drama You Are My Destiny which she won her important recognitions in acting. YoonA filmed her 2009 drama Cinderella Man (신데렐라맨) alongside with Kwon Sang-woo.
YoonA was a guest on SBS TV Family Outing which ended February 14, 2010, and a permanent cast member on Family Outing Season 2 with Yoon Sang-hyun, Kim Won-hee, Ji Sang-ryeol, Shin Bong-seon, Super Junior’s Kim Heechul 2AM’s Jo Kwon and 2PM’s Ok Taecyeon. The program ended its run on July 11, 2010 after 5 months.
Before her debut with Girls’ Generation, YoonA had been well known in the entertainment industry as she began to film commercials and model for various magazines when she was a trainee with SM Entertainment. Apart from Girls’ Generation’s commercials, Yoona is currently a model to endorse Clean & Clear, YeJiMin Pad, Innisfree Cosmetics and S-Oil.
In May 2008, she with fellow members Tiffany, Jessica and TVXQ members had a TV ad for Haptic Motion.
YoonA, together with her fellow member Sooyoung, modeled for the ’08-09 F/W SFAA Seoul Collection – Lee Joo-Young Fashion Show’ at Seoul Hakyohul Exhibition Hall on March 20, 2008.
In April 2010, she with fellow members Yuri and Seohyun, 2PM members Nichkhun, Taecyeon and Chansung had a CF for an commercial for Everland’s Caribbean Bay. The commercial was released in mid-May and is accompanied by the song “Cabi Song,” which led to a scandal for Ok Taecyeon and Yoona.
Yoona was chosen along with Korean celebrities such as Rain, Kim Hee-seon, Ji Jin-hee, Ha Ji-won, Son Ye-jin, Kim Hyun-joong and Yunho to be the model of Cartier’s LOVE collections. Proceeds from the sale of the bracelets will go to the international organization International Vaccine Institute (IVI).
Yoona released her first solo song “Innisfree Day” on August 30, 2010 for the Eco Handkerchief’s promotion of Innisfree Cosmetics. Sumber : Wikipedia