The Info List - Hyomin

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Park Sun-young (born May 30, 1989),[1] known profesionally as Hyomin, is a South Korean singer, songwriter and actress. She is a member of South Korean girl group T-ara. Apart from her group's activities, Hyomin
has also starred in various television dramas such as My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox (2010), Gye Baek (2011), The Thousandth Man (2012), Unusual Man and Woman (2017), also started in various films such as Gisaeng Ryung (2011) and Jinx! (2013). She debuted as a solo artist with her debut mini album, Make Up, on June 30, 2014.


1 Career

1.1 Career beginnings 1.2 2009–11: Debut, Invincible Youth, acting debut and collaborations 1.3 2012–13: We Got Married, Jinx! and T-ara
N4 1.4 2014–present: Make Up and Sketch

2 Other work

2.1 Fashion design

3 Discography

3.1 EPs 3.2 Singles 3.3 Soundtrack appearances and solo performances 3.4 Other charted songs 3.5 Music videos

4 Filmography

4.1 Film 4.2 Television series 4.3 Variety shows 4.4 Musical

5 Awards 6 References 7 External links

Career[edit] Career beginnings[edit] Hyomin's path to stardom started early when she won the MiMi Princess modeling contest at the age of 8.[citation needed] She was a famous internet ulzzang and even modeled for online shopping malls before debuting with T-ara.[2] She was a trainee under JYP Entertainment
JYP Entertainment
and was considered to be a replacement for Hyuna, who was a member of the Wonder Girls
Wonder Girls
in 2007.[citation needed] Before being cast by Core Contents Media, she started appearing in music videos, such as 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.[citation needed] This included Hwang Jung-eum, the Colour Pink project with Seeya, Davichi
and Black Pearl.[citation needed] She has also performed on a music show with Seeya during their promotions for the song "Hot Girl".[citation needed] 2009–11: Debut, Invincible Youth, acting debut and collaborations[edit] Hyomin
debuted in 2009 as member of T-ara. The group made their debuted stage on July 30 on the music program M Countdown
M Countdown
with their single "Lie" (거짓말; Geojitmal).[citation needed] Hyomin
was a fixed cast member of KBS' variety show, Invincible Youth from October 23, 2009 to December 24, 2010.[citation needed] She was one of the seven original members and one of the four that remained after the show experienced member changes. In November 2009, Hyomin
was cast in the musical production of I Really Really Like You,[3] an adaption of the hit drama Love Truly. Fellow member Jeon Bo-ram
Jeon Bo-ram
was cast in the same musical in December 2010 alongside her father Jeon Young-rok.[4] In 2010, Hyomin
was in the Wonder Women project group with label mates Seeya and Davichi, along with fellow member Ham Eun-jeong.[citation needed] 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.[citation needed] She starred in the drama My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox
My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox
as Ban Sun-nyeo from August 11, 2010 to September 30.[5] 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, Park So-yeon.[6] Hyomin
made her big screen debut in the horror film Gisaeng Ryung, which was released on August 4, 2011.[7] 2012–13: We Got Married, Jinx! and T-ara

at 'Jinx' movie premiere, 2014

In 2012, Hyomin
was cast in the musical "Our Youth Roly-Poly" along with group members Park Ji-yeon
Park Ji-yeon
and Park So-yeon. Hyomin
was also cast in the Chinese version of We Got Married, in which her partner is Fu Xinbo, a Chinese idol. Hyomin
was cast in a supporting role in the MBC's fantasy sitcom The Thousandth Man.[8] On February 10, 2013, Hyomin
was cast in a lead role in the Japanese film Jinx!.[9] In April 2013, Hyomin
along with T-ara
member Eunjung, Jiyeon and former member Areum formed a subgroup called T-ara
N4[10], releasing their first mini-album titled Jeon Won Diary. 2014–present: Make Up and Sketch[edit] Hyomin
released her solo extended plays Make Up with lead single "Nice Body" on June 30. She made her official debuted stage on July 3 on Mnet's M! Countdown. Hyomin
released another single titled "Fake It" on July 20.[citation needed] Hyomin
pre-release single Still on March 14, 2016. Her second extended plays Sketch with double lead single "Sketch" and "Gold" on March 17.[citation needed] 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.[11] Hyomin
launched an exclusive clothing collection, in collaboration with celebrity stylist Kim Sung-il, for G-Market on June 4, 2012.[12] 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.[citation needed] In 2016, Hyomin
also became the face of Brave Brothers brand new makeup brand, "Brave i" and filmed a CF.[citation needed] Discography[edit] See also: T-ara
discography EPs[edit]

Title Album details Peak positions Sales

KOR [13] TWN [14]

Make Up

Released: June 30, 2014 Label: Core Contents, KT Music Format: CD, digital download

6 15

KOR: 8,868+[15]


Released: March 17, 2016 Label: MBK Entertainment, Interpark INT Format: CD, Digital download

3 1

KOR: 13,129+[16]

"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.


Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album

KOR Gaon Chart KOR Billboard K-Pop [17] CHN Billboard V Chart [18][19]

"Love Suggestion" 2013 — — —

Non-album releases

"Nice Body" 2014 13 18 2

KOR (DL): 229,290+[20]

Make Up

"Fake It" 27 92 —

"Still" 2016 — — —


"Gold" — — —

"Sketch" 120 — 1

KOR (DL): 13,515+[21]

"Sketch (Chinese Version)" — — 1

Non-album releases

"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Soundtrack appearances and solo performances[edit]

Year Album Song Notes Sales

2008 Colour Pink "Blue Moon" with Seeya, Davichi
and Black Pearl -

2009 N-Time "N-Time" with Hwang Jung-eum -

2010 Wonder Woman "Wonder Woman" with Eunjung, Seeya and Davichi *KOR (DL): 2,301,658

Coffee House OST Part 3 "Coffee Over Milk" with Soyeon
and Seeya's Lee Bo-ram *KOR (DL): -

2011 Beautiful Girl "Beautiful Girl" with Brave Brothers and Electro-Boyz *KOR (DL): 437,790

Other charted songs[edit]

Year Title Peak positions Album


2014 "Overcome" 70 Make Up

"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Music videos[edit]

Year Music video Director Notes

2014 "Nice Body" Unknown

Unknown Dance Version

2016 "Sketch" Unknown Original Version

Unknown Sexy Version

Unknown Chinese Version

Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Ref

2011 Gisaeng Ryung Yu-rin Main role [7][22]

2013 Jinx! Yoon Ji-ho Lead role [9]

Television series[edit]

Year Network Title Role Notes Ref

2010 SBS My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox Ban Sun-nyeo Supporting role [5][23]

2011 MBC Gye Baek Cho-young [24]

2012 The Thousandth Man Gu Mi-mo [8]

2015 Naver TVCast Sweet Temptation Hyo-jin Web Drama

2017 MBC Unusual Man & Woman

Main Role [25][26]

Variety shows[edit]

Year Title Network Role Ref

2009–10 Invincible Youth
Invincible Youth
1 KBS Cast member

2012 We Got Married
We Got Married
(Chinese version) MBC/SMG

2016 Master of Driving tcast TV Main Cast [27]

2017 Mix And The City JTBC Main Cast [28]


Year Title Role Ref

2009 I Really Really Like You Musical Hong Jung-hwa

2012 Our Youth, Roly Poly Musical Han Joo-young


Year Award Category Nominated Work Result Ref

2011 MBC Drama Awards Best New Actress Gyebaek Won [29]

2017 Yinyuetai V-chart Awards Best Korean Female Artist Sketch Won [30]


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v t e


Boram Qri Soyeon Eunjung Hyomin Jiyeon



Studio albums


Absolute First Album


Jewelry Box Treasure Box Gossip Girls

Compilation albums

T-ara's Best of Best 2009-2012: Korean ver.

Extended plays

Temptastic John Travolta Wannabe Black Eyes Day by Day Jeon Won Diary
Jeon Won Diary
( T-ara
N4) Again And & End So Good Remember What's My Name?



"Bo Peep Bo Peep" "Roly-Poly" "Lovey-Dovey"


"Bo Peep Bo Peep" "Roly-Poly" "Lovey-Dovey" "Bunny Style!" "Target" "Kioku (Kimi ga Kureta Michishirube)"

Concert tours

Japan Tour 2012: Jewelry Box

Discography Songs Videography Awards and nominations

v t e

MBK Entertainment




Moon Hee-kyung Jun Jae-hyun Kim Min-chae Yoon So-ra Kim Min-hyung Baek Da-eun Park Se-jun Kim Yu-hwan Heo Young-joo

Recording artists


( T-ara


Shannon Janey


Coed School Davichi Hwang Jung-eum Hong Jin-young F-ve Dolls Gangkiz Hwayoung Jo Sungmo Lee Hyori No Min-woo Nam Gyu-ri SeeYa SG Wannabe Song Seung-heon Yangpa Taewoon Choi Soo-eun The SeeYa Speed Lee Bo-ram Cho Seung-hee Lee Hae-in Son Ho-jun


Maroo Entertainment

Holding companies

CJ Group CJ E&M CJ E&M Music Performance Division


KT Music LOEN Entertainment Universal Music Group

EMI Records Japan

Authority control

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