Wonder Girls

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Wonder Girls
Wonder Girls in 2011 Korea Entertainment Awards.jpg
Wonder Girls
Background information
Origin South Korea
Genres K-pop, dance, R&B
Years active 2007 - Present
Labels JYP Entertainment
Website wondergirls.jype.com
Past members

The 'Wonder Girls' are a South Korean girl group.[1] The Wonder Girls debuted on February 10th, 2007 on Show! Music Core, singing "Irony", the single from their debut mini-album, The Wonder Begins. The mini-album went on to become a minor hit, selling 11,454 copies in 2007.[2] The main producer was Jin-young Park, the leader of JYP entertainment.[1] Wonder Girls is the first female group from JYP entertainment since it was established.[3] Each of the five original members were selected through auditions.[2] The members are Yoo Bin, Ye Eun, Sun Ye, Hye Rim and So Hee. Former member 김현아 (Kim Hyuna) left in June 2007 due to health problems, and Sun Mi left in January 2010 to pursue her education.[2] Now Sun Ye has left and Sun Mi Has rejoined.

In 2017, Yeeun and Sunmi left JYP Entertainment, resulting in the group's disbandment.

Former members[change | change source]

Name Date of birth
Romanized Hangul English
Kim YuBin 김유빈 Yubin (1988-10-04) October 4, 1988 (age 29)
Park YeEun 박예은 Yenny (1989-05-26) May 26, 1989 (age 28)
Lee Sun-Mi 이선미 Mimi (1992-05-02) May 2, 1992 (age 26)
Woo HyeLim 우혜림 Lim (1992-09-01) September 1, 1992 (age 25)
Kim HyunA 김현아 HyunA (1992-06-06) June 6, 1992 (age 25)
Min SunYe 민선예 Sunye (1989-08-12) August 12, 1989 (age 28)
Ahn SoHee 안소희 Sohee June 27, 1992 (age 24)

Timeline[change | change source]

Members\Years 2007 2008 ~ 2009 2010 2011 ~ 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
February July September January February November December
Sun Ye
Ye Eun
Sun Mi
So Hee
Yu Bin
Hye Lim

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 여성그룹 원더걸스, 13일 쇼케이스로 '날개짓' joynews. Retrieved on February, 9. 2007 (Korean)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Wonder Girls Profile Last.fm
  3. 박진영, JYP 10년만에 첫 여성그룹 공개 starnews. Retrieved on December, 18. 2006 (Korean)

Other websites[change | change source]