In 2002, Im Yoon Ah or Yoona began her career through the SM Saturday Open Casting Audition. She passed the audition and spent the next five years undergo training in singing, dancing, and also acting.
The woman from Seoul officially became a member of group Girls’ Generation in 2007.
The group made their debut in August with the song Into the New World. They then followed it up with a self-titled album released in November.
Girls’ Generation would then become one of the most successful K-pop groups in the world.
Throughout their run until 2017, they had produced many hit singles such as Gee (2009), Oh! (2010), The Boys (2012), and many more.
Other than being in Girls’ Generation, Yoona also had her career in acting. She made her debut in 2007 with the TV series Two Outs in the Ninth Inning.
Her first leading role came just a year later. She starred in the drama You Are My Destiny. The 2008 drama received really high ratings. It also helped the actress gain more recognition.
Over the next few years, Yoona would appear in many more TV series. She had a role in Love Rain (2012) and Prime Minister & I (2013).
Although the dramas failed to become a hit, her acting was still widely praised.
This Gemini girl would find bigger success starring in the 2016 Chinese drama God of War, Zhao Yun. It was a huge hit in China, proving her popularity in the country.
Later on, she would star in many more hit series such as The K2 (2016), The King In Love (2017), and Hush (2020).
Yoona also had her big screen debut with the highly rated Confidential Assignment (2017).
- Real Name: Im Yoon Ah (임윤아)
- Stage Name: Lim Yoon A, Yoon Ah, Yoona (윤아)
- Nickname: Yoong, Saseumi, Him Yoona, Im-choding, Saebyuk, Alligator Yoong.
- Birthday: May 30, 1990
- Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
- Zodiac Sign: Gemini
- Nationality: Korean
- Height: 168 cm (5’6″)
- Weight: 48 kg (106 lbs)
- Blood Type: B
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- Profession: Actress, Singer
- Education: Dongguk University
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- Boyfriend: Lee Seung Gi (2013-2015)
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- Yoona can speak Korean, Chinese, English, and some basic Japanese.
- Before going to bed, she likes eating cereal.
- She also likes eating midnight snacks.
- This singer is a bit insecure about her feet.
- She has done many endorsements and considered a CF Queen.
- She has worked on an endorsement with big cosmetic company Innisfree.
- The actress loves winter best out of all the seasons.
- Among Girls’ Generation members, she has the most male fans.
- She can’t swim.
- Yoona likes bowling.
- She has a Bichon dog named Rae-O.
- She likes cooking.
- If this Gemini wasn’t in the entertainment industry, she would like to be a chef.
- She is one of the dance trio in Girls’ Generation.
- She is the leader of the group’ sub unit OH! GG.
- This Idol is more confident in her acting and dancing than singing.
- She does pilates.
- She released her first solo single When the Wind in September 2017.
- Yoona was in a relationship with Lee Seung Gi in 2013 until 2015.
- Her ideal type is someone like her father who never loses his calm and able to comfort other people.
Pics of Im Yoon Ah
1. Yoona is such a boss lady
2. She looks absolutely adorable in this outfit
3. Loving the soft pastel photoshoot
4. Her face is so beautiful
5. Yoon Ah is always so stylish
Im Yoon Ah has found success early on in her career. As years pass, she has been even better both as a singer and an actress.