Sunny (써니) is a South Korean singer under SM Entertainment. She is a lead vocalist of the girl group Girls' Generation and a member of its sub-unit Girls' Generation-Oh!GG.

Early life and career

She was born in Orange County, California and her family moved to Kuwait when she was an infant. However, due to the Gulf War, the family once again relocated to South Korea. As a result of her brief war experience, she is scared of loud noises.

Her father, Lee Soo-young, is the older brother of SM Entertainment founder Lee Soo Man. She has two older sisters: Lee Eun-kyu (fifteen years older) and Lee Jin-kyu (ten years older). Sunny and her sisters all share the same birthday: May 15th.[1]

2007: Debut with Girls' Generation

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

2018: Debut with Girls' Generation-Oh!GG

On September 5, 2018, Sunny debuted as a member of Girls' Generation's second sub-unit, Girls' Generation-Oh!GG, with the release of their single "Lil' Touch".





  • "Working Mom OST" ("You Don't Know About Love") (2008)
  • "Story of Wine OST" ("Finally Now") (2009)
  • "Heading to the Ground OST" ("It's Love" with Taeyeon) (2009)
  • "Oh! My Lady OST" ("Your Doll") (2010)
  • "To The Beautiful You OST" ("It's Me" with Luna) (2012)
  • "The Queen's Classroom OST" ("The 2nd Drawer") (2013)



  • I Am (2012)
  • SMTown: The Stage (2015)

Television dramas

  • Unstoppable Marriage (KBS2, 2009) - cameo
  • Tae-hee, Hye-kyo, Ji-hyun! (MBC, 2009) - cameo

Variety shows

  • The M (MTV Korea, 2009–10) - MC
  • Invincible Youth (KBS2, 2009–2010)
  • Invincible Youth Season 2 (KBS2, 2011–2012)
  • Music Island (SBS MTV, 2012) - MC
  • Roommate: Season 2 (SBS, 2014–2015)
  • Shopping Family (JTBC, 2015) - MC
  • Video Star: Season 2 (MBC Every 1, 2018–2019) - MC
  • Shall We Chicken? (JTBC, 2019) - MC


  • Her MBTI personality type is ISTJ.[2]


Main article: Sunny/Gallery


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