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Seohyun - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Seohyun became wildly popular after debuting as one of the members of Girls’ Generation (SNSD) in August 2007 and releasing the popular song, Gee, two years later in 2009.

Three years after she debuted with SNSD, this Cancer actress started her solo career in a reality show, We Got Married Season 2 (2010) alongside Yonghwa from CNBLUE.

Many people praises their chemistry on that show, which led them to win an award as Most Popular Couple for the 2010 MBC Entertainment Awards.

In that year, Seohyun also was trusted to be a voice dubber for the animation movie, Despicable Me, in the Korean version.

One year later, in 2012, she formed a subgroup from SNSD alongside Tiffany and Taeyeon, TTS, and debuted with Twinkle EP.

Later, they released more EPs, Holler, in 2014 and also Dear Santa, in 2015.

In 2016, Seohyun came back to make a performance in a hit Korean historical drama, Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo which gave her an award at the 2016 SBS Drama Awards.

Those acting appearances were then followed by her acting in Ruby Ruby Love (2017) and Bad Thied, Good Thief (2017).

After her contract with SM Entertainment was terminated in 2017, Seohyun left the agency and signed with another agency, Namoo Actors, in 2019.

One year later, she starred in a drama called Private Lives (2020), followed by Jinx’s Lover (2022).

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  • Real Name: Seo Joo Hyun (서주현)
  • Stage Name: Seohyun (서현)
  • Nickname: Maknae, Seobaby, Seororo, Hyun, Joohyun.
  • Birthday: June 28, 1991
  • Birthplace: Guro-dong, Seoul, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Height: 170 cm (5’7″)
  • Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Actress
  • Education: Daeyoung High School, Jeonju Arts High School, Dongguk University (Majored in Theatre Acting)
  • Hobbies: Listening to music
  • Parents: –
  • Sibling: –
  • Boyfriend: –
  • Facebook: –
  • Twitter: @sjhsjh0628
  • Instagram: @seojuhyun_s
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  • Weibo: Seohyun Official


  • Seohyun is the only child in her family.
  • She is fluent in speaking Korean, English, Japanese, and Chinese.
  • Seohyun’s specialties are playing the piano and being good at speaking Chinese.
  • She doesn’t like to eat hamburgers.
  • Her favorite food is Goguma or also well-known as sweet potatoes.
  • In SNSD, Seohyun is the second tallest member after Sooyoung.
  • During her performances, Seohyun often commits mistakes.
  • Johnny Depp is her dream man.
  • Seohyun’s favorite manga is Nodame Cantabile.
  • She doesn’t like to eat foods that are unhealthy.
  • When she is sitting in the car, she always uses a safety belt.
  • She has a habit of using honorifics.
  • Seohyun once persuaded Taeyeon to watch Keroro.
  • She once cried because their manager said he wouldn’t smoke anymore if they won an MMA Award. But in fact, their manager smoked in front of her.
  • In her backpack, she always brings herbal medicine.
  • Seohyun is good at imitating alarm clocks.
  • She once lost her shoe when she performed Tell Me Your Wish.
  • She would wake up directly if someone turns on the light or calls her name.
  • Seohyun initially wanted to post 1000 stickers of Keroro near SNSD’s dorm, but was prohibited by the unnies.
  • Seohyun would be quiet and do nose-exhale if she is angry.
  • She is the longest member spending time in the bathroom.
  • She went to the same school as Onew from SHINee.
  • Seohyun and Yonghwa were once cast in We Got Married and got the nickname “Sweet Potato Couple).
  • Her ideal type is a guy who has a diverse point of view, has good courtesy, and always smiles when interacting.

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  • Holy Night: Demon Hunters (2022), as Sharon
  • Love and Leashes (2022), as Jung Ji Woo
  • So I Married An Anti-fan (2016), as Irene
  • SMTown The Stage (2015), as herself
  • My Brilliant Life (2015), as herself
  • Despicable Me 2 (2013), as Edith (voice)
  • I AM. – SM Town Live World Tour in Madison Square Garden (2012) as herself
  • Despicable Me (2010), as Edith (voice)

Drama Series

  • Jinx’s Lover (KBS | 2022), as Lee Seul Bi
  • Private Lives (JTBC | 2020), as Cha Joo Eun
  • Hello Dracula (JTBC | 2020), as Ji Anna
  • Time (MBC | 2018), as Seol Ji Hyun
  • Ruby Ruby Love (Naver TV | 2017), as Lee Ruby
  • Bad Thief, Good Thief (MBC | 2017), as Kang So Joo
  • Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo (KBS | 2016), as Hwan Hee (cameo)
  • Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (SBS | 2016), as Woo Hee
  • Warm and Cozy (MBC | 2015), as Hwang Yoo Ra (cameo)
  • The Producers (KBS | 2015), as herself (cameo)
  • Passionate Love (SBS | 2013), as Han Yoo Rim
  • Unstoppable Marriage (KBS | 2008), as cameo

TV Shows

  • Seohyun Home (OnStyle | 2017), as host
  • Show! Music Core (MBC | 2012-2013), as host
  • We Got Married: Season 2 (MBC | 2010-2011), as main cast


  • Korea Best Star Awards 2018 – Best Drama Star (Time – Won)
  • The Seoul Awards 2018 – Popularity Award, Actress (Time – Won)
  • MBC Drama Awards 2018 – Fighting Performance Award (Time – Won)
  • Korea Drama Awards 2017 – Best New Actress (Bad Thief, Good Thief – Nominated)
  • MBC Drama Awards 2017 – Best New Actress (Bad Thief, Good Thief – Won)
  • SBS Drama Awards 2016 – Special Acting Award, Actress in a Fantasy Drama (Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo – Won)

Seohyun has been facing a lot of experiences since she debuted several years ago. She is very resourceful, smart, and confident. Agree?


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