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Seohyun (서현) is a South Korean singer-songwriter and actress 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.

Career

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 agencies

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

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

On April 29, 2022, Namoo Actors announced that Seohyun had renewed her contract with them.[4]

Personal Life

Education

She graduated from Jeonju Arts High School in February 2010. [5] For college, she went on to major in theatre acting and graduated from Dongguk University in August 2014. [6]

Discography

Mini albums

Digital singles

Collaborations

  • "Jjalajajja" (with Joo Hyun Mi) (2009)
  • "2011 Asia Song Festival with UNICEF" (with Donghae) (2011)
  • "Don't Say No" (with Yoon Gun) (2012)

OSTs

  • "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)
  • "Jinxed at First OST Part.2" ("Milky Way") (2022)

Filmography

Films

  • I Am (2012)
  • My Brilliant Life (2014) - cameo
  • SMTown: The Stage (2015)
  • So I Married An Anti-fan (2016)
  • Love andLeashes (2022)
  • Holy Night: Demon Hunters (TBA)

Television dramas

  • Unstoppable Marriage (KBS, 2007) - cameo
  • Passionate Love (SBS, 2013)
  • The Producers (KBS, 2015) - cameo
  • Warm and Cozy (MBC, 2015) - cameo
  • Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (SBS, 2016)
  • Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo (MBC, 2016–2017) - cameo
  • Bad Thief, Good Thief (MBC, 2017)
  • Time (MBC, 2018)
  • Drama Festa: Hello Dracula (JTBC, 2020)
  • Private Lives (JTBC, 2020)
  • Jinxed at First (KBS2, 2022)

Web dramas

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

Music shows

Variety shows

  • What's It Like Living Alone (OnStyle, 2007)
  • Girls' Generation Factory Girl (Mnet, 2008)
  • Right Now It's Girls' Generation (Y-Star, 2010)
  • We Got Married 2 (with Jung Yong Hwa) (MBC, 2010–2012)
  • Girls' Generation and the Dangerous Boys (JTBC, 2011)
  • The TAETISEO (On Style, 2014)
  • Channel Girls' Generation (On Style, 2015)
  • Seohyun Home (On Style, 2017)

Musical theater

  • Gone with the Wind (2015)
  • Mamma Mia! (2016)

Theater

  • Moon Embracing the Sun (2014)

Writing credits

  • All credits adapted from KOMCA, unless stated.[7]
Artist Song Album Type
2013
Girls' Generation "Baby Maybe" I Got a Boy Writing
"XYZ"
2014
Girls' Generation-TTS "Only U" Holler Writing
2015
Girls' Generation-TTS "Dear Santa" (Korean ver.) Dear Santa Writing
2017
Herself "Hello" (feat. Eric Nam) Don't Say No Writing
"Magic"
"Lonely Love"
"Love & Affection"
"Bad Love"
"Moonlight"
Girls' Generation "Holiday" Holiday Night
"Sweet Talk"

Endorsements

  • 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)
  • Secret Day (2020)
  • Foodology (2021)

Gallery

Main article: Seohyun (Girls' Generation)/Gallery

Official links

References

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