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Tiffany Young - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Hwang Mi Young, or popularly known as Tiffany Young, is a South Korean-based American singer, songwriter, actress, model, and TV host.

She gained fame a member of Korean girl group, Girls’ Generation (SNSD), as well as for her appearances in Korean drama series such as Reborn Rich (2022) and Uncle Samsik (2024).


After falling in love with K-Pop and admiring BoA as her role model, Tiffany Young decided to participate in a contest when she was just 15 years old because of her brother’s advice.

In the contest, she was noticed by the SM Entertainment staff who offered her to be a trainee in SM Entertainment.

She trained at SM for four years and made her first debut in August 2007 by being a member of Girls’ Generation.

After debuting in that group, she also leveled up her career by doing a lot of solo work, especially for original soundtracks and television programs.

In April 2012, Tiffany was announced to be one of the members of TTS, a sub-unit of Girls’ Generation alongside Seohyun and Taeyeon with the EP Twinkle.

One year later, she participated as a regular cast member of the SBS reality show, Fashion King Korea, which helped her gain more popularity.

She began her solo record during the 2015 summer and debuted as a soloist in May 2016 by releasing EP I Just Wanna Dance, which successfully entered Billboard World Albums Chart.

In 2017, Tiffany decided to leave SM Entertainment, but she still remains a member of Girls’ Generation.

After that, she signed with Transparent Arts and released her next solo single, Over My Skin and Teach You.

That musical career later was followed by her next releases in 2019, such as Born Again, Lips on Lips, Magnetic Moon, and many more that peaked in top positions on many music charts.

In 2021, she made an appearance as a TV actress by appearing in a JTBC drama, Reborn Rich.

And at the end of the year 2022, Tiffany decided to sign with Sublime.

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  • Real Name: Stephanie Hwang (스테파니 황) / Hwang Mi Young (황미영)
  • Stage Name: Tiffany Young (티파니 영)
  • Nickname: Tiffany, Fany, DdilFany (clumsy Fany), AjumNy, Mushroom, T-Manager / Manager
  • Birthday: August 1, 1989
  • Birthplace: San Fransisco, California, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo
  • Chinese Zodiac Sign: Snake
  • Nationality: American
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Host
  • Education: Korea Kent Foreign School
  • Hobbies: –
  • Facebook: @Tiffanyyoungofficial 
  • X: @tiffanyyoung
  • Threads: –
  • Instagram: @tiffanyyoungofficial
  • TikTok: –
  • YouTube: Tiffany Young Official

Height, Weight, & Physical Appearances

  • Height: 163 cm (5’4″)
  • Weight: 51 kg (112 lbs)
  • Blood Type: O
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Body Measurements: –
  • Shoe Size: 6.5 (US)
  • Dress Size: –


  • Father: –
  • Mother: –
  • Brother: Leo Hwang
  • Sister: Michelle Hwang

Boyfriend & Dating History

Nickhun 2PM

In 2014, fans were excited because of her dating news with 2PM’s Nickhun. They dated for over a year, but sadly they broke up because of their busy schedules.


Later, in 2015, it was reported that Tiffany once dated rapper GRAY for three months, from October to December.

However, both sides denied that they had been in a relationship.

Net Worth

Tiffany Young has an estimated net worth of between $1 to $5 million. She earned a big income mainly from her job as a singer, particularly as a member of the Girls’ Generation.

Not only that, but she also has various sources of income, such as modeling jobs, acting projects, hosting at variety shows, endorsements, advertisement campaigns, product collaborations, and other brand deals as well.


  • Tiffany is very close with her uncle and her aunt from her mother’s side.
  • Because they are very close, she also considers them her own parents.
  • Her brother lives in the Philippines, meanwhile, her sister lives in Paris.
  • Jessica and her sister were both born at the same hospital.
  • Her stage name, Tiffany, was inspired by her mother because her mother wanted to name her Tiffany.
  • Her best feature is her eye smile.
  • Tiffany dislikes losing.
  • BoA is her role model.
  • She is a very competitive person.
  • She always speaks in Korean with an American accent.
  • Based on Seohyun’s opinion, her voice is very loud.
  • Tiffany hates bugs so much.
  • She is able to play the flute.
  • Meat is her favorite food.
  • Tiffany was once chosen as the prettiest member of SNSD by Daniel Radcliffe, the actor in the Harry Potter series.
  • Tiffany fell in love with K-Pop because it is as cool as American pop.
  • She made a good friendships with Bekah from After School, Yunho from DBSK, Junsu from 2PM, Siwon from Super Junior, Taecyeon from 2PM, K. Will, Song Yu Ri, Nicole from KARA, and Sunye from Wonder Girls.
  • She is a big fan of High School Musical.
  • Tiffany and Bora from SISTAR are best friends.
  • Her first kiss happened when she was still in the US from the spin the bottle game.
  • Tiffany was very enthusiastic about yoga when she first started doing it, but she quit immediately after 3 days.
  • Tiffany has 5 tattoos.
  • She owns 4 pet dogs, Minnie, Princess Fluffy, Saeromie, and Prince Fluffy.
  • Her ideal type is a guy who has a sense of responsibility and can make her trust him not that easy, but not too pressuring either.

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  • Born Again (2019)
  • Lips on Lips (2019)
  • Runaway – ft.Babyface (2019)
  • Magnetic Moon (2019)
  • Run For Your Life (2019)
  • Teach You (2018)
  • Over My Skin (2018)
  • Heartbreak Hotel (2016) – ft. Simon Dominic
  • I Just Wanna Dance (2016)


  • SMTown The Stage (2015), as herself
  • My Brilliant Life (2014), as cameo
  • I Am (2012), as herself

Drama Series

  • Uncle Samsik (Disney+ | 2024) – Rachal Jeong
  • Reborn Rich (JTBC | 2022), as Rachel
  • The Producers (KBS2 | 2015), as cameo
  • Unstoppable Marriage (KBS2 | 2008), as Bulgwang-dong’s Seven Princesses Gang

TV Shows

  • Peak Time (2023), as judge
  • Pet Vitamin (2021), as co-host (with Park Soo Hong and Hwang Kwang Hee)
  • Girls Planet 999 (Mnet | 2021), as mentor
  • The Dog I Encountered (2020), as regular cast
  • King of Mask Singer (MBC | 2019), as contestant
  • Sister’s Slam Dunk: Season 1 (KBS2 | 2016), as regular cast
  • Heart A Tag (2015), as co-host
  • Fashion King Korea (SBS | 2013), as contestant
  • Show! Music Core (MBC | 2012-2013), as co-host (with Taeyeon and Seohyun)
  • Show! Music Core (MBC | 2009-2012), as co-host (with Yuri)
  • Kko Kko Tours Single Single: Season 1 (KBS2 | 2008), as regular cast
  • Champagne (2007-2008), as co-host
  • Boys & Girls Music Countdown (Mnet | 2007-2008), as co-host (with Kim Hye Seong)


  • 2021 Korea Arts and Culture Awards – Musical Division
  • 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards – Best Solo Breakout
  • 2011 MBC Entertainment Awards – Special Award: MC Division (with Yuri) – Show! Music Core


  • 2016 Mnet Asian Music Awards – Best Dance Performance Solo – I Just Wanna Dance
  • 2016 Mnet Asian Music Awards – Song of The Year – I Just Wanna Dance
  • 2009 Mnet Asian Music Awards – Best OST – By Myself
  • 2008 Mnet 20’s Choice Awards – Hot School Girl


“I’m kind of glad that, over the years, K-pop has really been going into a much more global audience. Especially since I really am leaning towards pursuing the American music market.”

“I look up to the Spice Girls. I love the fact they’re still close; they went after what they wanted but still support each other.”

“None of Girls’ Generation would be possible without the fans.”

“It was not easy, but I think Girls’ Generation members showed each other a lot of sacrifice, dedication, and responsibility.”

“I think the real exciting part about becoming a solo artist is that you get to really decide on what your new sound and what your new message will be.”

“TTS was the unit that I was directly involved with the productions, and I’m still really, really proud of what we had put together, not just visually but musically at that time and age.”

“I grew up listening to such strong female solo artists. I love Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears.”


Who is Tiffany Young?

She is a South Korean-based American singer, songwriter, actress, model, and TV host.

Who is Tiffany Young’s real name?

Her real name is Stephanie Hwang (스테파니 황) / Hwang Mi Young (황미영).

What makes Tiffany Young famous?

She gained fame a member of Korean girl group, Girls’ Generation (SNSD), as well as for her appearances in Korean drama series such as Reborn Rich (2022) and Uncle Samsik (2024).

Where is Tiffany Young from?

She was born in San Fransisco, California, United States.

How old is Tiffany Young?

She was born in 1989, and she is 36 years old as of 2025.

When does Tiffany Young celebrate her birthday?

She celebrates on the 1st of every August.

How tall is Tiffany Young?

Her height is 5’4″ or 163 cm.

Who are Tiffany Young’s parents?

She did not reveal the names of her father and mother.

Is Tiffany Young married?

She is not married. Furthermore, there is no information on whether she is in a relationship or not.

Who is Tiffany Young’s ex-boyfriend?

Her ex-boyfriend is 2PM’s Nickhun. She also used to be rumored to date rapper Gray.

How rich is Tiffany Young?

Her net worth is around $1 million to $5 million.

What is Tiffany Young’s nationality?

Her nationality is American.

Tiffany Young is such an inspiring public figure. She is beautiful and talented, but she also has good characteristics as well. She is such a role model, isn’t she?