SNSD Member Profile: Sooyoung (Former)

Sooyoung in “All Night” (2017)

Member from 2007-2017

Real Name: Choi Sooyoung (최수영)
Birthday: February 10, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius (Western), Horse (Eastern)
From: Gwangju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Position(s): Lead dancer, vocalist, rapper

Other Activities Outside of SNSD:


2009: The Blue’s “Feeling Only You” with Tiffany


2008: “Kkok” with Yuri for Working Mom (SBS)

2014: “Windflower” for her drama My Spring Days (MBC)

SONGWRITING: Has written the lyrics for SNSD songs “How Great is Your Love” (2011) and “Sailing (0805)” (2016), as well as Tiffany’s song “What Do I Do” (2016).  She also helped co-write “Baby Maybe” with Yuri and Seohyun (2013).

ACTING: (For some reason I couldn’t find many trailers with English subs – my apologies)


Had a supporting on sitcom Unstoppable Marriage (KBS2) with Yuri.  The video below shows when all of SNSD made an appearance.

Supporting role in the film Hello, Schoolgirl.

2012: First lead role in The 3rd Hospital (tvN)

2013: Dating Agency, Cyrano (tvN)

2014: My Spring Days (MBC). Won Excellence Awards at the MBC Drama Awards and the Korea Drama Awards.


Perfect Sense (KBS)

38 Revenue Collection Unit (OCN)


Currently appearing in JTBC miniseries Someone You Could Know

Upcoming projects include Polyclinic DoctorMan Who Sets the Table (MBC)


2012-2014: Was a presented on SBS’s TV Entertainment Tonight, winning a New Rookie Award (MC) at the SBS Entertainment Awards.

2017: Was the first host for Saturday Night Live Korea 9.  I can’t find subs of that, but here’s a clip of her parodying Beauty and the Beast.

Appeared on Taxi (tvN) with her sister Choi Soojin, a musical actress.

Sources: SM Entertainment, Youtube, Wikipedia, Soompi, JTBC, KBS, MBC, OCN, SBS, tvN

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