Wonder Girls members: debut, names, profile, fun facts

Wonder Girls members: debut, names, profile, fun facts

If you are a certified millennial, then you have most probably heard of the gorgeous girl group Wonder Girls. In the Philippines, they are known for spearheading the popularity of Korean music with their hit song "Nobody". Before they unfortunately disbanded, the group dominated global radios and music playlists. What do you know about the beautiful Wonder Girls members?

Wonder Girls members

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More than eight years later, global fans can still hear in their heads the timeless words "I want nobody, nobody but you!". This is not a surprise, because when the "Nobody" dance craze phenomenon hit the internet, it hit hard, spawning many dance covers and street sing-alongs. The iconic song aside, JYP Entertainment's Wonder Girls also popularized many other catchy tunes, such as "Be My Baby" and "Why So Lonely".

Over the years, long after the Wonder Girls members Nobody dance craze had settled, many fans still followed the talented girl group, waiting for their new songs, videos, interviews, and endorsements. Unfortunately for the group and their fans, they disbanded in 2017.

Wonder Girls profile

In retrospect, there have been a total of seven (7) members since the Wonder Girls debut. The Wonder Girls members name (s) are Sunmi, Hyuna, Sohee, Yenny, Yubin, Sunye, and Hyelim.

The crowd-favorite ensemble worked together for more than a decade before pursuing their individual careers, resulting in the group's disbandment. Fans loved how each of them had something unique in their personas that made them shine as individual members.

Here are Wonder Girls members profile, real names, age, and birthdays:

Sunmi Wonder Girl

  • Name: Lee Sun Mi
  • Stage name: Sunmi
  • Date of birth: 2 May 1992
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Place of birth: Iksan, South Korea
  • Astrology sign: Taurus
  • Height: 166 cm (5'5")
  • Role: Singer/Dancer

Facts about Sunmi

  • She has two younger brothers.
  • She can speak English.
  • Her favorite actor is Robert Downey Jr, who plays the iconic Iron Man.
  • Her favorite color is purple.
  • Sunmi is the only girl in the family.

Hyuna

  • Name: Kim Hyun-Ah
  • Stage name: Hyuna
  • Date of birth: June 6, 1992
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Place of birth: Hongje-dong, Seoul, South Korea
  • Astrology sign: Gemini
  • Height: 163 cm (5'4")
  • Role: Singer-songwriter, rapper

Facts about Hyuna

  • Hyuna's early grade teacher thought her name sounded bizarre in Mandarin.
  • She is very creative and loves art created by hand.
  • She loves all things red.
  • Her hobby is cooking, design, and photography.
  • Hyuna Wonder girls does a great impression of Pikachu.

Sohee

  • Name: Ahn So-Hee
  • Stage name: Sohoo
  • Date of birth: June 27, 1992
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Place of birth: Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Astrology sign: Cancer
  • Height: 163 cm (5'4")
  • Role: Singer, dancer

Facts about Sohee Wonder Girls

  • Wonder Girls members Sohee knows Taekwando.
  • Her favorite artists include Beyonce and Alicia Keys.
  • She trained under JYP Entertainment.
  • Sohee Wonder Girl doesn't like the taste of vinegar.
  • She does not keep count of how often she showers.

Yenny

  • Name: Park Ye-Eun
  • Stage name: Yenny
  • Date of birth: May 26, 1989
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Place of birth: Goyang-si, South Korea
  • Astrology sign: Gemini
  • Height: 165 cm (5'5")
  • Role: Singer, dancer, composer

Facts about Yenny

  • Yenny is not just a great singer and performer, she excels in acting as well
  • She is scared of cats.
  • She speaks English and Chinese.
  • She is good at playing the piano and guitar.
  • Was a leader of WG when she was still a member

Yubin

  • Name: Kim YuBin
  • Stage name: YuBin
  • Date of birth: October 4, 1988
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Place of birth: Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
  • Astrology sign: Libra
  • Height: 163 cm (5'4")
  • Role: Singer, rapper, dancer

Facts about YuBin

  • She wrote some of the group's original rap songs.
  • She never went to prom and regrets it.
  • She spent some time living in California, USA.
  • She loves seafood and scuba diving.
  • She starred in the South Korean series "The Virus" (2013).

Sunye

  • Name: Min SunYe
  • Stage name: Sunye
  • Date of birth: August 12, 1989
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Place of birth: Myeonmok-dong, Seoul, South Korea
  • Astrology sign: Leo
  • Height: 160 cm (5′2″)
  • Role: Singer, dancer

Facts about Wonder Girls members Sunye

  • She was raised by her grandparents.
  • Due to being unfamiliar with California's hospital system, she gave birth to her daughter at home.
  • She was defended by JYP Entertainment amidst the rumors that she indirectly caused the disbandment of Wonder Girls.
  • Her stunning beauty has led fans to speculate that she underwent plastic surgery.

Hyelim

  • Name: Woo HyeLim
  • Stage name: Hyelim
  • Date of birth: September 1, 1992
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Place of birth: Seoul, South Korea
  • Astrology sign: Virgo
  • Height: 164 cm (5'5")
  • Role: Singer, dancer

Facts about Hyelim

  • She did some modeling in Hong Kong, where she lived for nearly 14 years.
  • She never left the group from the Wonder Girls debut until the Wonder Girls disband.
  • Her favorite color is green.
  • She is the best composer in the group.

Wonder Girl's discography

The iconic girl group elevated their name to a legendary status when they released the song "Nobody" ten years ago, which, as of this writing, has over 86 million views. Over the span of their career, the group has released three (3) studio albums, two (2) compilation albums, and four (4) extended plays. Here's a list of some of their most popular songs:

  • Why So Lonely
  • Be My Baby
  • So Hot
  • 2 Different Tears
  • Irony
  • Like Money
  • Like This
  • Tell Me
  • The DJ is Mine

We all miss seeing the Wonder Girls members perform on-stage as a group. That being said, fans can only hope that they are now doing much better pursuing their individual careers.

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