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Hyomin in 2018
Park Sun-young

(1989-05-30) May 30, 1989 (age 34)
Busan, South Korea
EducationSungkyunkwan University
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • actress
AgentSublime Artist Agency
Musical career
Years active2009–present
LabelsMBK Entertainment
Korean name
Revised RomanizationBak Seon-yeong
McCune–ReischauerPak Sŏnyŏng
Stage name
Revised RomanizationHyo-min

Park Sun-young is a is a South Korean singer and actress. She is known by the stage name Hyomin.[1] She has been a member of girl group T-ara since 2009. She also performs as a solo artist and is an actress in movies and television.

Life[change | change source]

Hyomin was born on May 30, 1989, in Busan, South Korea. She is the only child in her family. She went to Sungkyunkwan University.

Work[change | change source]

1997–2011[change | change source]

In 1997, Hyomin won the MiMi Princess modeling contest at the age of 8. She went on to modeled for online shopping malls in later years.[2] She trained for music with JYP Entertainment and was thought of as a possible member of Wonder Girls.[3] She then was in music videos, such as SS501's Unlock, SG Wannabe's Smooth Break-Up and FT Island's Heaven.

In 2009 Hyomin became as a member of T-ara. The group made their debut on July 30 with their song "Lie". In 2009 and 2010, Hyomin was in the KBS' television show Invincible Youth.[4] In November 2009, Hyomin was in the musical I Really Really Like You.[5] Fellow T-ara member Jeon Bo-ram was in the same musical.[6]

In 2010, Hyomin sang on the soundtrack for television show Coffee House. She was also in the drama My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox.[7]

In 2011, Hyomin was in the horror film Gisaeng Ryung,.[8]

2012–2013[change | change source]

Hyomin at GUESS Party in 2012

In 2012, Hyomin was in the musical Our Youth Roly-Poly along with other T-ara members Park Ji-yeon and Park So-yeon. Hyomin was also in the Chinese version of We Got Married. She also had a role in the MBC's show The Thousandth Man.[9]

On February 10, 2013, Hyomin was cast in a lead role in the Japanese film Jinx!!![10]

In April 2013, Hyomin was in a girl group called T-ara N4 along with other T-ara members Hahm Eun-jung, Park Ji-yeon and Areum.[11]

2014–present[change | change source]

Hyomin made her first solo album in 2014. It was called Make Up and has the lead single "Nice Body". She made a single called Fake It later in the year.

In 2016, Hyomin made the single Still. She also made her second extended play album called Sketch.[12]

In early 2018, Park and her fellow T-ara members left MBK Entertainment when their contracts finished.[13] They stated they would stay together as a group.[14] However, they have not released any new music as a group since then. In May 2018, Hyomin joined Sublime Artist Agency.[15][16][17] In September 2018, Hyomin made a single called Mango.[18]

In January 2019, Hyomin made a new single called U Um U Um.[19] Then in February, 2019, Hyomin released her album Allure.[20]

Other work[change | change source]

Fashion design[change | change source]

Hyomin at Fashion Week 2016

For T-ara's performance of Roly-Poly in 2011, Hyomin designed her own clothing.[21]

In 2012, Hyomin started her own clothing line.[22]

Cosmetic design[change | change source]

In 2019, Hyomin started a cosmetic brand named called "MINITT".

List of albums[change | change source]

Extended plays[change | change source]

Title Album details Peak positions Sales
Make Up 6 15
Sketch 3 1
  • Released: February 20, 2019
  • Label: Sublime Artist Agency
  • Format: CD, digital download

Singles[change | change source]

Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album


V Chart

"Nice Body" 2014 13 18 2 Make Up
"Sketch" 2016 120 No data 1 Sketch
"Mango" 2018 3 Allure
"U Um U Um" 2019 3
"Allure" 2

Soundtracks and solo performances[change | change source]

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 Hahm Eun-jung, Seeya and Davichi *KOR (DL): 2,301,658
Coffee House OST Part 3 "Coffee Over Milk" with Park So-yeon and Seeya's Lee Bo-ram -
2011 Beautiful Girl "Beautiful Girl" with Brave Brothers and Electroboyz *KOR (DL): 437,790

Music videos[change | change source]

Year Music video Director Notes
2014 "Nice Body" Hyun Young Sung Original Version
Dance Version
2016 "Sketch" Tiger Cave Original Version
Sexy Version
Chinese Version
2018 "Mango" Seong Chang-won Original Version
Chinese Version
2019 "U Um U Um" Ray J. Yi Original Version
Chinese Version
"Allure" Kim Hyun-soo Original Version
Chinese Version

Movies and television[change | change source]

Movies[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes Ref
2011 Gisaeng Ryung Yu-rin Main role [8][33]
2013 Jinx!!! Yoon Ji-ho Lead role [10]

Television series[change | change source]

Year Network Title Role Notes Ref
2010 SBS My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox Ban Sun-nyeo Supporting role [7][34]
2011 MBC Gye Baek Cho-young [35]
2012 The Thousandth Man Gu Mi-mo [36]
2015 Naver TV Cast Sweet Temptation Hyo-jin Web Drama [37]

Variety shows[change | change source]

Year Title Network Role Ref
2009–10 Invincible Youth KBS Cast member
2012 We Got Married (Chinese version) MBC/SMG
2016 Master of Driving E Channel Main Cast [38]
2017 Mix And The City JTBC Main Cast [39]
It's Okay To Go A Little Crazy SBS Main Cast [40]
2018 King of Mask Singer MBC Contestant
Cart Show 2 MBN Cast member [41]
My Friend's Blind Date Host [42]
2019 Must Go To Know SBS funE Cast member [43]
Sisters JTBC2 Cast member [44]
Let's Eat Dinner Together JTBC Cast member [45]
Beauty Room JTBC4 Host [46]

Musicals[change | change source]

Year Title Role Ref
2009 I Really Really Like You Musical Hong Jung-hwa
2012 Our Youth, Roly Poly Musical Han Joo-young

Awards[change | change source]

Year Award Category Nominated Work Result Ref
2011 MBC Drama Awards Best New Actress Gyebaek Won [47]
2017 Yinyuetai V-chart Awards Best Korean Female Artist Sketch Won [48]

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Other websites[change | change source]

Hyomin at Hancinema Hyomin at IMDb