Growing up, Han Sun Hwa has great interest in art. She used to attend after-school art program, even winning various art competitions.
Her love of art then developed into a dream of becoming a singer after watching BoA’s performance on TV.
Starting in 2004, this aspiring singer began attending various auditions. Her biggest chance came in 2005 when she participated in the talent show Superstar Survival.
During this time, she got some vocal and acting training. She failed to win, but managed to catch the eyes of TS Entertainment.
Sun Hwa eventually joined the agency and began her journey as a trainee.
In 2009, Sun Hwa became a member of girl group Secret. They made their debut in October with the release of single I Want You Back.
The group then followed it up with an EP titled Secret Time in 2010. One of the tracks Magic became a massive hit. It was seen as the group’s breakthrough song.
Other than participating in Secret’ activities, Sun Hwa also has a career in acting.
She started out in 2010 with a role in the sitcom More Charming by the Day. She then continued to play supporting roles in many series.
It’s only in 2014 that she would get her first leading role. It was for the weekend drama Rosy Lovers.
Her performance gained lots of attention from the public. She even won the Best New Actress award at MBC Drama Awards.
Following her success as an actress, Sun Hwa decided not to renew her contract with TS Entertainment.
This also meant that she’s no longer part of the group Secret. Instead, she signed with Huayi Brothers as an actress
Tis former idol then starred in many more TV series in the next few years.
Some of her works can be found in Radiant Office (2017), My Contracted Husband, Mr. Oh. (2018), and Backstreet Rookie (2020).
She also made her debut in the big screen with Street of Movies in 2021.
- Real Name: Han Sun Hwa (한선화)
- Stage Name: Han Sun Hwa
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- Birthday: October 6, 1990
- Birthplace: Busan, South Korea
- Zodiac Sign: Libra
- Nationality: Korean
- Height: 165 cm (5’4″)
- Weight: 45 kg (99 lbs)
- Blood Type: B
- Religion: –
- Profession: Actress
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- Siblings: Han Seungwoo (younger brother)
- Boyfriend: –
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- Twitter: @seonhwazzz
- Instagram: @shh_daily
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- Sun Hwa is the oldest of three kids.
- She used to help out with her siblings by cooking for them and teaching them.
- She has admitted to be a very strict sister.
- Her family was affected by the East Asian Financial Crisis in 1998.
- Because of the crisis, she was quite pessimistic of her dream being in the entertainment industry.
- She idolizes BoA.
- Her music style is highly influenced by Pop and R&B.
- She also looks up to the like of S.E.S, Fin.K.L, and Shinhwa.
- She has a bit of wacky and laid back personality.
- This actress thinks of herself as a cheerful, cute, but also sexy individual.
- On the reality show Invincible Youth, she developed a Dumb Blonde personality.
- She’s in the variety show We Got Married, being paired with ZE:A’s Kwanghee.
- Sun Hwa was also a member of one-time unit Mystic WHITE.
- She has plenty of male idol friends.
- She is good at cooking.
- At one point, this singer wanted to be a pastry chef.
- She doesn’t drink alcohol.
- During day off, she wants to spend it with family and friends on vacation.
- This former idol also would love to put on a disguise and walk through crowds of people.
- Her ideal type is someone older than her that has a bit of bad guy image.
Pics of Han Sun Hwa
1. Sun Hwa is super bright and adorable
2. She looks so soft and warm in this shoot
3. Love her whimsical makeup
4. She can pull off bright orange easily
5. Sun Hwa is a really great model
Han Sun Hwa has worked really hard throughout her time in the entertainment industry. Her start might not be easy, but she kept going and managed to reach massive success.