|Park So-yeon Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||October 5, 1987|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Park So-yeon is a South Korean singer, musician, performer, actor, host, model, and television personality who served as the main vocalist of the girl group T-ara. The group’s discography consists of various albums, extended plays, and tracks such as Absolute First Album, Black Eyes, Treasure Box, Day by Day, Funky Town, Jewelry Box, Gossip Girls, Breaking Heart, Bo Peep Bo Peep, Again 1977, Mirage, Temptastic, Again, Remember, and Lie (거짓말). Moreover, Park So-yeon has also been a part of shows and movies like King of Mask Singer, Music Bank, Master of Study, Giant, Lovers of Haeundae, Sweet Temptation, and I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.
Park So-yeon, Soyeon
Andong, North Gyeongsang, South Korea
Park So-yeon studied at Anyang High School of Arts located in Anyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea.
Singer, Musician, Performer, Actor, Host, Television Personality, Model
- Siblings – She is an only child.
Park So-yeon has been signed with –
- Think Entertainment
- SM Entertainment
- MBK Entertainment (2009–2017)
SM Entertainment, MBK Entertainment, Think
5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm
46 kg or 101.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
She has dated –
- Oh Jong-hyuk – She was romantically involved with singer Oh Jong-hyuk in the past.
- Cho Yu-min (2019-Present) – She started going out with soccer player Cho Yu-min in the year 2019. After dating for 3 years, her agency confirmed on January 18, 2022, that the duo would get married in November 2022. However, it was later announced that the wedding ceremony in November had been postponed until next year because Cho Yu-min had joined the national team and planned to focus on the 2022 FIFA Qatar World Cup. Nonetheless, the couple had registered their marriage and was a legal couple.
Race / Ethnicity
She is of Korean descent.
She was named the exclusive model for the Korean tea brand “HOBEATEE” in February 2021.
Park So-yeon Facts
- She has legally changed her name from ‘Park So-yeon’ to ‘Park So-yeon’.
- After participating in the CMB Chin Chin Singing Competition, she won the Gold Award in 2005.
- She previously trained under SM Entertainment and was preparing to be a member (and supposedly the leader) of the girl group Girls’ Generation. However, she parted ways with the company 6 months before its debut.
- Artists like Eunjung, Hyomin, Jiyeon, Jiae, Jiwon, Qri, Hwayoung, Areum, Dani, and Boram have been a part of T-ara.
- After Jiae and Jiwon left T-ara, Park So-yeon became the 2nd member to be added to the girl group.
- T-ara released its debut studio album and 1st Korean release Absolute First Album on November 27, 2009.
- On December 7, 2011, Park So-yeon replaced Hyomin as T-ara‘s new leader under the group’s rotating leadership system and stepped down from the role in July 2013. She was succeeded by Qri.
- T-ara‘s 2nd studio album and 1st Japanese release titled Jewelry Box was released on June 6, 2012, and it was certified ‘Gold’ by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ).
- Alongside Qri and Boram, Park So-yeon debuted in the T-ara sub-unit QBS in 2013. On June 26, 2013, QBS released its debut single titled Kaze no You ni (風のように, Like the Wind).
- On May 14, 2014, T-ara released its 4th studio album and 3rd Japanese release Gossip Girls.
- Park So-yeon was ranked 45th in Forbes China‘s “Global Idol Chinese Popularity Ranking”.
- She has been friends with MBLAQ’s Yang Seung-ho.
- She doesn’t like pineapple on pizza.
- Park So-yeon has 2 Shih Tzu dogs named Totoro and Bandal.
- She has been roommates with Eunjung and Boram.
- Some of her hobbies include reading and organizing stuff.
- She revealed via Instagram on September 22, 2022, that she bought a 3-volume apartment for her mother in Seoul’s green forest area.
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