Sunmi (선미) is a South Korean singer-songwriter and composer currently under MAKEUS Entertainment. She is a former member of the girl group Wonder Girls.

She made her solo debut on August 20, 2013 with the digital single "24 Hours".

Career

2007–2010: Wonder Girls

She debuted as a member of Wonder Girls on February 10, 2007 with the group's first mini album The Wonder Begins.

On January 13, 2010, JYP Entertainment announced Sunmi would be leaving Wonder Girls in order to focus on her academics. After completing schedules in February, she officially left Wonder Girls.[1]

2013: Solo debut

Following a three year hiatus from the music industry, on August 5, 2013, it was announced Sunmi would debut as a solo artist.[2] Her debut digital single, "24 Hours", was released on August 20th.

2015–2017: Return to Wonder Girls

On June 24, 2015, JYP Entertainment announced Sunmi would be rejoining Wonder Girls.[3] She made her official return as member on August 3rd with the group's third studio album Reboot.

On January 26, 2017, JYP Entertainment announced that Wonder Girls would be disbanding after she and Yeeun decided not to renew their contracts with the agency.[4]

The group's final single "Draw Me" was released on their tenth anniversary–February 10, 2017.

2017–present: New agency, solo career

On March 14, 2017, MAKEUS Entertainment announced that Sunmi had signed on with the agency.[5] Her first single album under the agency, "Sunmi Special Edition 'Gashina'", was released on August 22nd.

Personal life

Education

She attended Dongguk University as a student in the Theater and Film department.[6]

Discography

Mini albums

Single albums

Digital singles

Features

OSTs

  • "XX OST Part 1" ("Gotta Go") (2020)

Filmography

Dramas

  • Producer (KBS2, 2015) - cameo
  • Persevere, Goo Hae-Ra (Mnet, 2015) - cameo
  • YG Future Strategy Office (Netflix, 2018) - cameo

Talk shows

  • Sunmi's Video Store (SBS, 2020)[7]

Concerts

World tours

Producing and writing credits

Artist Song Album Type
2015
Wonder Girls "Rewind" Reboot Writing
Composing
"Back"
"Faded Love"
2016
Wonder Girls "Why So Lonely" "Why So Lonely" Writing
Composing
"To the Beautiful You"
2017
Sunmi "Gashina" "Sunmi Special Edition 'Gashina'" Writing
2018
Sunmi "Heroine" "Heroine" Writing
"Addict" Warning Writing
Composing
"Siren"
"Curve" Writing
"Black Pearl" Writing
Composing
"Secret Tape"
2019
Sunmi "Noir" "Noir" Writing
Composing
"Lalalay" "Lalalay"
2020
Sunmi "Gotta Go" XX OST Part. 1 Writing
Composing
"Pporappippam" "Pporappippam"

Trivia

  • Her legs are 110 cm long.[8]
  • She used to be a track athlete.[8]
  • She is a homebody.[8]
  • She is really interested in astrophysics, and things like the universe, light, space, and the concept of time.[8]
  • Her MBTI personality type is INFP.[9]

Gallery

Main article: Sunmi/Gallery

References

Official links

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