|Han Seung-yeon Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||July 24, 1988|
Han Seung-yeon is a South Korean singer and actress who rose to fame as the main vocalist of the highly-successful girl group, Kara (2007-2016; 2022-Present). Her fellow band members throughout the group’s multiple line-up changes have included Park Gyu-ri, Nicole, Jiyoung, Youngji, Sunghee, and Hara.
Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Han briefly studied at the Tenafly High School situated in New Jersey in the United States, but she dropped out after 2 years in order to pursue a music career in South Korea.
After coming back, she graduated from the prestigious Kyung Hee University with a degree in film and theater.
She has been represented by –
- YG Entertainment
- YGX Entertainment
- J Wide Company
- Inyeon Entertainment
K-pop, J-pop, R&B, Synthpop, Disco, Electropop
- DSP Media
- Rainbow Bridge World
- Universal Sigma
5 ft 3 in or 160 cm
53 kg or 117 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
She has dated –
- She was RUMORED to be in a romantic relationship with her dance instructor in 2011. However, Seungyeon never confirmed or denied these rumors.
Race / Ethnicity
However, she is known to regularly dye her hair in different colors.
Seungyeon has endorsed brands like –
- Samsung Anycall
- Pizza Etang
- Family Mart
- Nature Republic
Han Seung-yeon Facts
- Her role models are Yoo Seung-jun and Park Hyo-shin.
- Seungyeon is well-versed in Korean, English, and Japanese languages.
- She started her career as a child actress in the television show Star in My Heart (1997) and films like Dear Ends (1993) and Summer Showers (1995).
- Han loves to watch anime, read books, and listen to music in her free time.
- She co-hosted a music program called The Show with her fellow Kara band member Park Gyu-ri from 2013 to 2014.
- Han had previously aspired to become a doctor, but she gave it up to follow her passion for music.
- She has hosted several television shows such as MSL Break (2007), Animal Farm (2011), I Love Pet (2010), Boys and Girls Music Countdown (2008-2009), etc.
- Seungyeon’s group Kara disbanded in January 2016 after she, Goo Hara, and Park Gyu-ri ended their contracts with DSP Media.
- She and Park Gyu-ri are the only members of Kara who have been a part of the group from its beginning in 2007 and stayed throughout many changes in the group’s line-up.
- Han shares a common birth date with other celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez, Michael Richards, Anna Paquin, Elisabeth Moss, Kristin Chenoweth, Lynda Carter, Amelia Earhart, Rose Byrne, Gus Van Sant, Bindi Irwin, and many more.
- She has admitted to having a massive crush on Jimin from BTS.
- Seungyeon’s television credits include shows such as Jang Bo-ri is Here (2014), Twelve Nights (2018), Guitar and Hot Pants (2014), Secret Love (2014), etc. However, Han is most remembered for playing Jung Ye-eun in the coming-of-age drama Hello, My Twenties! (2016-2017).
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