Quick Facts About Sooyoung
Her actual singing debut was with the Korean-Japanese girl group, “Route 0” in 2002. Apart from her singing career, she is also an actress who made her debut in the television drama; “The Third Hospital”(2012). Her recent appearance was on the dramas; “Run On”(2021) and “So I Married the Anti-fan”(2021).
Besides, she has also worked as a model, a television VJ, and a radio DJ. With her up growing popularity, she has managed to amass a healthy fan following over 6.5 million followers on her verified Instagram: @sooyoungchoi and over 440k subscribers on her YouTube channel: the sootory 더수토리.
What is Sooyoung famous for?
- Famous as a singer and actress.
- Known as a member of a girl group, “Girl’s Generation”.
Where is Sooyoung from?
Sooyoung was born on February 10, 1990, in Gwangju, Gyeonggi, South Korea. Her birth name is Choi Soo-young which in Hangul is 최수영. Her nationality is South Korean. Sooyoung belongs to Asian ethnicity while is her zodiac sign.
Born as the youngest daughter to her parents; Moon Sohee(mother) and Choi Jungnam(father), Sooyoung grew up in her hometown Gwangju alongside her elder sister, Choi Soo Jin who also is an actress and singer. Growing up, she looked upon her sister following whose path she decided to become a singer.
Her talent led her to be discovered while she was in her 5th grade only. She was just 12 years old when she won first place at the 2002 Korea-Japan Ultra Idol Duo Audition.
Apart, she attended the JeongShin Women’s High School from where she got graduated in 2009. Later on, she went to major in film studies and graduated from Chung-Ang University in February 2016.