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Seohyun (Hangul: 서현; born on June 28, 1991 in Seoul as Seo Joo-Hyun 서주현) is a popular South Korean pop singer, dancer, actress, model and spokesmodel. She is a member of the Korean girl group Girls’ Generation and is known as the youngest member and the lead vocalist of the group. She was appointed by the Seoul Metropolitan Office as their goodwill ambassador for student fitness.
Seohyun was born on June 28, 1991, in Seoul, South Korea. She is an only child. She attended Seoul Middle School and Daeyoung High School, then transferred to Jeonju Arts High School, from which she graduated on February 9, 2010 with the Achievement Award and currently attends Dongguk University with her fellow member, Yoona. Seohyun’s major is acting.
She has recently made some internet buzz with her doll-like beauty and was recently picked as the best natural beauty out of girl group members. According to a poll that was conducted by a cosmetics surgery hospital in Seoul, results showed that out of the 781 netizens who participated, 348 (44.5%) voted for Seohyun as the “girl group member who shows the best natural beauty”.
Seohyun released various singles with Jessica and Tiffany — the first called “Oppa Nappa” (Korean: “오빠 나빠”, Bad Older Brother) and the second titled “Mabinogi (It’s Fantastic!)”, a theme song for a video game. On February 17, 2009, Seohyun sang a duet with trot Joo Hyun-mi (feat. Davichi) called “JjaRaJaJja” (Korean: “짜라자짜”). The song earned a nomination from the 2009 M.net Asian Music Awards for Trot Music of the Year.
She sang the song “S.E.O.U.L.” with Super Junior’s Kyuhyun, Ryeowook, Sungmin and Donghae and fellow Girls’ Generation members Taeyeon, Jessica, Sooyoung and Sunny. Super Junior’s Siwon, Leeteuk, Shindong, Eunhyuk and Yesung also appeared in the music video uploaded in SM entertainment’s Youtube account.
She also sang the song for Caribbean Bay with her fellow members Taeyeon, Jessica, Tiffany and Yuri and with 2PM. She sang a song in the official soundtrack of a MBC drama, Kim Soo Ro entitled, “It’s Okay Even If It Hurts” (Korean: 아파도 괜찮아요). It was heard on its 6th episode as the final song. The single was released on June 25, 2010. She has done a special duet performance in the SMTown Live ’10 World Tour with Super Junior’s Kyuhyun entitled “Call My Heart Out”.
On August 29, 2010, Seohyun joined her virtual husband Jung Yong Hwa on stage, and the couple had a dual stage performing Girls’ Generation’s “Run Devil Run” and C.N.Blue’s “Love Light” in the Incheon Korean Music Wave 2010. The concert was shown September 4, on MBC’s Show! Music Core.
Choi Soo-young (Hangul: 최수영; born February 10, 1990), commonly known as Sooyoung (수영), is a Korean singer, actress, spokesmodel, TV presenter, and radio DJ. She is a member of the Korean girl group Girls’ Generation.
Choi Soo-young was born in Gwangju City, South Korea on February 10, 1990. She has one older sister, Choi Soo Jin. She was discovered on SM Casting System via the 2000 SM Open Audition. She then auditioned for the 2002 Korea-Japan Ultra Idol Duo Audition and won first place, marking her debut into the Japanese music scene with the band Route 0.
Sooyoung graduated from JeongShin Women High School (Korean: 정신 여자 고등학교) in 2009 and is currently majoring in performing arts and theater at Chung-Ang University.
After winning first place in the 2002 Korea-Japan Ultra Idol Duo, Sooyoung was sent to Japan and debuted as a member of the duo Route 0, alongside Malina Takahashi. The band released three singles: “Waku! Waku! It’s Love”, “Start”, and “Painting”, and 3 B-Sides : Go Go Happy!!, Kimi Ni Ae Ta Kara (君に会えたから) and Onna No Ko Magic (女の子マジック).
In 2008, Sooyoung and Yuri (a fellow member of Girls’ Generation) sang the trot song “Kkok” (Hangul: “꼭”) for the opening theme of the SBS TV miniseries Working Mom (Hangul: 워킹 맘). She was also featured in “Oh! My Love to You” (Korean: “너만을 느끼며”; or alternatively titled “Feeling Only You”) by The Blue (Kim Min-jong and Son Ji-chang), alongside bandmate Tiffany.She also sang the opening soundtrack for Inuyasha in Korean language.
Sooyoung played a part in the 2007 KBS 2TV sitcom Unstoppable Marriage (Korean: 못말리는 결혼), alongside Yuri. She co-starred with Lee Yeon-hee and Kangin on the romantic comedy film Hello, Schoolgirl (Korean: 순정만화; Sunjeong Manhwa) which was released on November 2008, where she acted as Jeong Da-jeong. On March 7, 2010, she played a cameo role on the SBS TV miniseries Oh My Lady! starring Choi Siwon and Chae Rim with two bandmates, Jessica and Hyoyeon. She also made a cameo on SBS miniseries Paradise Ranch starring her labelmates Changmin and Lee Yeon-hee.
Prior to her debut as a member of Girls’ Generation, she was a VJ of the 2005 M.net Hello Chat, alongside Super Junior’s Kangin. Also she worked as a radio DJ with Super Junior’s Sungmin on DMB ChunBangJiChuk Radio (Hangul: 천방지축 라디오; lit. Reckless Radio) from July 2007 to January 2008. From May to November 2009, she was a presenter for MBC TV children’s game show Fantastic Duo (Korean: 환상의 짝꿍) along with Oh Sang-jin (Hangul: 오상진), and Kim Je-dong (Hangul: 김제동). Sumber : Wikipedia
Kwon Yuri (born December 5, 1989) also known by her given name Yuri, is a South Korean singer, actress, model, dancer. She is a member of South Korean girl group, Girls’ Generation, created by SM Entertainment.
Kwon Yuri was born in Goyang, South Korea on December 5, 1989. She auditioned at the SM Entertainment Casting System and joined the company in 2001 after finishing in second place in the 2001 SM Youth Best Dancer Contest. She then underwent training for 5 years and 11 months before her debut. Yuri is 5’6 and an average weight of 117 lbs.
She graduated from NeungGok High School in 2008 and is currently attending at Chung-Ang University along with fellow group member, Sooyoung and Seungri of Big Bang.
She also had a small role in a television segment, The King’s Boyfriend, which was part of the 2005–2006 KMTV Super Junior documentary, Super Junior Show. Yuri also played a part in the KBS sitcom Unstoppable Marriage (못말리는 결혼), alongside Sooyoung. She and Sooyoung sang the OST for the drama Working Mom entitled Must!.
Yuri co-hosted the Korean music program Show! Music Core of MBC with another Girls’ Generation member, Tiffany, leaving after a farewell on July 31, 2010 to focus on their Japan debut.
At the end of 2009, she cast for KBS2 reality show Invincible Youth (청춘불패) with her fellow member, Sunny. Because of Girls’ Generation’s international promotions, Yuri left the show along with Sunny and Hyuna of 4minute on June 2010.
She also has an advertisement with Daniel Henney for Biotherm. Later, on April 2010, she participated in another commercial for Biotherm with Tiffany and Sooyoung.
In April 2010, she had a commercial for Everland’s water park Caribbean Bay with fellow members Seohyun and Yoona, 2PM members Nichkhun, Taecyeon and Chansung.
On December 25, 2010, she was also a host MC for Christmas Show! Music Core with group mate Tiffany. Yuri was an MC for the 2010 MBC Gayo Daejeon Show which was held on December 31 at the MBC Dream Center with Tiffany & actor Ryu Shi-won. She was also the MC for the 20th Seoul Music Awards which was held on January 20, 2011. She was also the MC for the 50th Anniversary Music Wave Concert which was held on March 12, 2011 together with Tiffany & Nichkhun. Sumber : Wikipedia
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