Choi Soo Young, also known as Sooyoung, always dreamed of pursuing a career in the entertainment industry. She later joined SM Entertainment after passing their open audition.
In 2002, this young singer participated in Korea-Japan Ultra Idol Duo Audition. She managed to come out as the winner.
As the result, she joined Japanese winner Marina Takahashi and formed a duo Route 0. After releasing three singles up to 2003, the duo officially ended their activities.
Sooyoung would later become part of the group Girls’ Generation in 2007.
The group had their debut in August when they released the song Into the New World. Following it up in November, they released a self-title album.
Girls’ Generation would become one of the most successful K-pop groups in the world.
Throughout their run until 2017, they had released many hit singles like Gee (2009), Oh! (2010), The Boys (2012), and many more.
Other than her group activity, this Idol also had a career in acting.
At the beginning, she mostly got the supporting roles such as in sitcom Unstoppable Marriage (2007), Oh! My Lady (2010), and A Gentleman’s Dignity (2012).
In 2014, Sooyoung got a leading role in the TV series My Spring Days. The series became an acting breakthrough for her. It also helped open up more opportunities for her.
The woman from Gwangju would continue to star in one hit after another.
Some of her most popular roles can be found in Man in the Kitchen (2017–2018), Tell Me What You Saw (2020), So I Married the Anti-fan (2021), and Move to Heaven (2021).
- Real Name: Choi Soo Young (최수영)
- Stage Name: Sooyoung (수영)
- Nickname: Shik shin, NaSoo, and DJ Syoung.
- Birthday: February 10, 1990
- Birthplace: Gwangju, South Korea
- Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
- Nationality: Korean
- Height: 172 cm (5’8″)
- Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
- Blood Type: O
- Religion: –
- Profession: Actress, Singer
- Education: –
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- Parents: –
- Siblings: Soo Jin (older sister)
- Boyfriend: Jung Kyung Ho
- Facebook: –
- Twitter: @sychoiofficial
- Instagram: @sooyoungchoi
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- Youtube: SOOYOUNG Official
- Weibo: Sooyoung
- Sooyoung is signed under Saram Entertainment since 2019.
- She has one older sister who is an actress in musical.
- Her grandfather owns a famous architectural company.
- Her father is president of trading company.
- She can speak Japanese fluently.
- She can also speak English.
- This singer can play piano, drum, and guitar.
- Among all SNSD members, she’s the biggest eater.
- She is also the easiest to wake up in the morning.
- This actress is very decisive.
- She hates horror stories.
- She can eat three scoops of ice cream in just five minutes.
- Some of her favorite actors are Tsukamoto Takashi, Jang So Hee, Fujiwara Tatsuya, Brad Pitt, and Sean Penn.
- She likes eating spicy cabbages.
- She is a baseball fan.
- Mint chocolate is her favorite ice cream flavor.
- She loves Harry Potter.
- She likes eating various foods.
- Her mother has revealed that her room is really messy.
- She has a hard time gaining weight.
- She likes winter the best out of all the seasons.
- Eight is her favorite number.
- Out of all Girls’ Generation songs, she loves Complete and Baby Baby the most.
- She has a tough image but can cry easily.
- Sooyoung picks her sister as her best friend.
- She has been dating actor Jung Kyung Ho since 2013.
- Her ideal type is a passionate person with humor and courtesy.
Pics of Choi Soo Young
1. Sooyoung always looks so stylish
2. She has a really adorable personality
3. Enjoying the nice weather
4. She is rocking this golf outfit
5. Sooyoung look like such a boss
Choi Soo Young has been successful both as a singer and as an actress. She is definitely someone to look up to.