Seohyun (서현) is a South Korean singer-songwriter and actress currently under Namoo Actors. She is the maknae of the girl group Girls' Generation and its sub-unit Girls' Generation-TTS.

She made her solo debut on January 17, 2017 with her first mini-album Don't Say No.


2007: Debut with Girls' Generation

Seohyun debuted as a member of Girls' Generation on August 5, 2007 with the group's first single "Into the New World".

2012: Debut with Girls' Generation-TTS

On April 29, 2012, she debuted as a member of the sub-unit Girls' Generation-TTS with their first mini album Twinkle.

2017: Solo debut, departure from SM Entertainment

She made her solo debut on January 17, 2017 with her first mini album Don't Say No.

On October 9, 2017, SM Entertainment announced that Seohyun, alongside Tiffany and Sooyoung, had decided not to renew their contracts with the agency.[1]

2017–present: New agency

From 2017 to 2018, Seohyun worked with Sublime Artist Agency for advertisement deals.[2]

On March 6, 2019, Namoo Artists announced that Seohyun had signed on with the agency.[3]

Personal Life


She graduated from Jeonju Arts High School in February 2010. [4] In college, she went on to major in theatre acting and graduated from Dongguk University in August 2014. [5]


Mini albums

Digital singles



  • "Kim Soo Ro OST Part.1" ("It's Okay Even If It Hurts") (2010)
  • "Paradise Ranch OST" ("Journey" with TVXQ!) (2010)
  • "Fashion King OST Part.3" ("I'll Wait for You") (2012)



  • So I Married An Anti-fan (2016)

Television dramas

  • Passionate Love (SBS, 2013)
  • Warm and Cozy (MBC, 2015)
  • Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (SBS, 2016)
  • Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo (MBC, 2018)
  • Bad Thief, Good Thief (MBC, 2018)
  • Time (MBC, 2018)

Web dramas

  • Ruby Ruby Love (OnStyle & Naver TV, 2017)

Variety shows

  • We Got Married 2 (with Jung Yong Hwa) (MBC, 2010–2011)
  • What's It Like Living Alone (OnStyle, 2007)

Music shows

  • Show! Music Core (MBC, 2012–2013) - MC

Producing and writing credits

Year Artist Song Album Type
2013 Girls' Generation "Baby Maybe" I Got A Boy Writing
2014 Girls' Generation-TTS "Only U" Holler
2015 "Dear Santa" (Korean ver.) Dear Santa
2017 Seohyun "Hello" Don't Say No
"Lonely Love"
"Love & Affection"
"Bad Love"
Girls' Generation "Holiday" Holiday Night
"Sweet Talk"


  • Smart Uniform (2004)
  • Banana Milk (2009)
  • Post Granola Cereal (2009)
  • Clean & Clear (2010)
  • The Face Shop (2011–2013)
  • SK Telecom (2013)
  • MIXXO (2014–present)
  • Pantene (2016)
  • La'mer (2017–present)
  • Maeil Soy Milk (2017)
  • Peacock Tiramisu (2017)
  • Jay Jun (2018)


Official links


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