Hyomin

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Hyomin
효민
孝敏
130810Hyomin(treefong).jpg
Hyomin performing in Hong Kong, August 2013
Background information
Birth namePark Sun-Young
Born(1989-05-30) May 30, 1989 (age 25)
Busan, South Korea
GenresK-Pop, Dance-pop
Occupation(s)Idol, Singer, Dancer, Actress, Ulzzang, Model, Wardrobe stylist, Editor, Designer
Years active2009–present
LabelsCore Contents Media
Associated actsT-ara, T-ara N4, Seeya, Davichi
WebsiteHyomin Official Instagram
Hyomin Official Twitter
Hyomin Official Weibo
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationBak Seon-yeong
McCune–ReischauerPak Sŏn-yŏng
Stage name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationHyo-min
McCune–ReischauerHyomin
 
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This article is about the South Korean idol-singer from T-ara. For the South Korean idol-singer from f(x), see Luna (singer). For the South Korean actress, see Park Sun-young (actress).
This is a Korean name; the family name is Park.
Hyomin
효민
孝敏
130810Hyomin(treefong).jpg
Hyomin performing in Hong Kong, August 2013
Background information
Birth namePark Sun-Young
Born(1989-05-30) May 30, 1989 (age 25)
Busan, South Korea
GenresK-Pop, Dance-pop
Occupation(s)Idol, Singer, Dancer, Actress, Ulzzang, Model, Wardrobe stylist, Editor, Designer
Years active2009–present
LabelsCore Contents Media
Associated actsT-ara, T-ara N4, Seeya, Davichi
WebsiteHyomin Official Instagram
Hyomin Official Twitter
Hyomin Official Weibo
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationBak Seon-yeong
McCune–ReischauerPak Sŏn-yŏng
Stage name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationHyo-min
McCune–ReischauerHyomin

Park Sun-Young (Hangul: ; Hanja: ; born May 30, 1989), better known by her stage name Hyomin, is a South Korean idol, singer, dancer, actress, model, designer, and a member of K-Pop girl group T-ara.

Music career[edit]

2007-2008: Career beginnings[edit]

Hyomin’s path to stardom started early when she won the MiMi Princess modeling contest at the age of 8. She was a famous internet ulzzang and even modeled for online shopping malls before debuting with T-ara.[1] She was a trainee under JYP Entertainment and was considered to be a replacement for Hyuna, who was a member of the Wonder Girls in 2007. Before being cast by Core Contents Media, she started appearing in music videos like SS501's "Unlock", SG Wannabe's "Smooth Break-Up", and FT Island's "Heaven".

She was chosen by Core Contents Media to be featured in some of her labelmates' songs prior to her debut. This included Hwang Jung Eum, the Colour Pink project with Seeya, Davichi and Black Pearl. She has also performed on a music show with SeeYa during their promotions for the song, "Hot Girl".

2009-present: T-ara[edit]

Main article: T-ara

In 2010, Hyomin was in the Wonder Women project group with label mates Seeya and Davichi, along with fellow member Eunjung. She was featured on the soundtrack for SBS's drama Coffee House in 2010 and also collaborated with Brave Brothers for their digital single "Beautiful Girl" in 2011.

On June 14, 2011, Core Contents Media announced that Hyomin would take over leadership as T-ara's third leader for their comeback album, John Travolta Wannabe, and Japanese promotions. She later passed on her leadership to fellow member, Soyeon.[2]

2014-present: Solo Debut[edit]

It was revealed that Hyomin and Jiyeon would be making solo debuts, they are considering promoting simultaneously, but also considering having Jiyeon promote in early April and Hyomin promote in early May. On March 28 it was announced that Jiyeon would start promoting on April 30 with single 1MIN,1SEC. On the 2nd of June Hyomin's second teaser and album title was released. The EP will be called Make Up with the lead single "Nice Body".[3]

Acting career[edit]

2009: I Really Really Like You and Invincible Youth[edit]

In November 2009, Hyomin was cast in the musical production of "I Really Really Like You",[4] an adaption of the hit drama "Love Truly". Fellow member Boram was cast in the same musical in December 2010 alongside her father Jeon YoungRok.[5]

Hyomin was a fixed cast member of KBS's variety show, Invincible Youth, from October 23, 2009 to December 24, 2010. She was one of the seven original members and one of the four that remained after the show experienced member changes.

2010-2011: My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox and Gisaeng Ryung[edit]

She starred in the drama My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox as Ban Seon Nyuh from August 11, 2010 to September 30.[6]

Hyomin made her big screen debut in the horror film Gisaeng Ryung, playing the role of a bright and outgoing high school student named Yurin.[7] The film was released on August 4, 2011.

2012-2013: The Thousandth Man and Jinx[edit]

In early 2012, Hyomin was cast in the musical "Our Youth Roly-Poly" along with group members Jiyeon and Soyeon. Hyomin was also cast in the Chinese version of We Got Married, in which her partner is Fu Xinbo, a Chinese idol. In Summer 2012 Hyomin was once again cast as a gumiho in MBC's fantasy sitcom, "The Thousandth Man". On February 10, 2013, Hyomin was cast in the Japanese film "Jinx".[8] Her character, Ji-Ho, is a Korean exchange student at a Japanese university who gets two of her friends there to date.

Other work[edit]

Fashion design[edit]

During T-ara's "Roly-Poly" promotions in June 2011, Hyomin designed her own stage costume, which flaunted a retro pattern and short shorts that were popular during the period.[9]

Hyomin will be launching an exclusive clothing collection, in collaboration with celebrity stylist Kim Sung-il, for G-Market on June 4, 2012.[10] Hyomin has come up with a total of 150 products for the collection, and has been actively involved with the planning, designing, and product launch preparations for the shop.

Discography[edit]

Main article: Hyomin discography

2014: Make Up

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2011Gisaeng RyungYurinA Horror Movie
2013Jinx!Ji-HoJapanese Film

Television drama[edit]

YearTitleRoleNetwork
2010My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed FoxBan Seon NyuhSBS
2010Master of StudyCameoKBS2
2011Gye BaekChoyoungMBC
2012The Thousandth ManGu MiMoMBC

Variety show[edit]

YearTitleRoleNetwork
2009Radio StarHerselfMBC
2009Mnet ScandalHerselfMnet
2009Star KingHerselfSBS
2009Challenge 1000 SongHerselfKBS2
2009-2010Invincible YouthHerselfKBS2
2010Star Golden BellHerselfKBS
2010Strong HeartHerselfSBS
2010You Hee-yeol's SketchbookHerselfKBS
2010Happy TogetherHerselfKBS
2010TaxiHerselftvN
2010Star KingHerselfSBS
2010BouquetHerselfMBC
2010Dream GirlsHerselfMnet
2010Hello BabyHerselfKBS
2011Star KingHerselfSBS
2011King of IdolHerselfSBS
2011Challenge 1000 SongHerselfKBS2
2011Win WinHerselfKBS2
2012Everyone's Weekly IdolHerselfMBC
2012Naughty BoysHerselfJTBC
2012Running ManHerselfSBS
2012We Got Married (Chinese Version)HerselfMBC/SMG
2012Invincible Youth 2HerselfKBS2
2012Sponge ZeroHerselfKBS
2013Beatles CodeHerselfMnet
2013Challenge 1000 SongHerselfKBS2
2013Immortal Song 2HerselfKBS
2013SimSimTaPaHerselfMBC
2014Immortal Song 2HerselfKBS
2014Music TravelHerselfMBC
2014Moon Hee Jun's PureHerselfMnet
2014Weekly IdolHerselfMBC
2014Smile PeopleHerselfSBS

Music video appearances[edit]

YearSong titleArtistRole
2006"Unlock"SS501Herself
2008"Heaven"FT IslandHerself
2008"Smooth-Breakup"SG WannabeHerself

Awards[edit]

YearAwards
2011

References[edit]

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