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Sunye (선예) is a South Korean singer, actress and missionary under BlockBerryCreative. She is a former member of the girl group Wonder Girls and the project group Mamadol.

She made her solo debut on July 26, 2022 with the mini album Genuine.

Career

2007–2015: Wonder Girls

On February 10, 2007, Sunye participated in Wonder Girls' debut show case. She then officially debuted with the group on February 13 with the release of their first mini album The Wonder Begins.

On January 26, 2017, JYP announced that Wonder Girls would be disbanding after Sunmi and Yeeun had decided not to renew their contracts with the agency. The group then released their final single "Draw Me" on February 10 which coincided with their 10th anniversary as a group and disbanded on the same day.[2]

2021–2022: Mama The Idol, Mamadol, new agency, solo debut with Genuine

On December 10, 2021, the first episode of Mama The Idol aired, where she was revealed as the third participant.[3] She then debuted with the group Mamadol on January 28, 2022 with the release of their single "Mama The Idol", which included the song called "WooAh Hip". Unfortunately, the group then disbanded on February 4 following the airing of the final episode.

On February 17, 2022, it was announced that Sunye had signed with BlockBerryCreative, which is a subsidiary of her previous agency Polaris Entertainment.[4] On February 25, it was announced that Sunye would release a remake of Ben's song "Love, ing" on March 4, as part of the '방구석 프로젝트' project.[5]

On July 12, 2022, BlockBerryCreative released a trailer photo for Sunye's first mini album, Genuine, to be released on July 26.[6]

Personal life

Family

In November 2012, JYP Entertainment revealed during a press release that Sunye will be getting married on January 26, 2013 to her boyfriend, James Park, whom she met on a missionary trip in Haiti in 2010.[7] The couple relocated to Canada following their marriage and welcomed their first child, daughter Hailey Park on October 16, 2013.[8] On April 22, the couple welcomed their second child, daughter Elisha Park, and on January 30, 2019, they had a third child, daughter Madison Park.[9][10] All three daughters were born in Canada and are South Korean-Canadian citizens through their father.

Discography

Mini albums

Digital singles

Collaborations

Features

OSTs

  • "Seoul's Sad Song OST" ("II Wol Jih") (2007)
  • "Dream High OST Part.2" ("Maybe") (2011)
  • "Feast of the Gods OST" ("The Sound of Love") (2012)
  • "Oh La La Couple OST" ("Please Come To Me") (2012)

Other releases

Filmography

Movies

  • The Last Godfather (2010) - cameo
  • The Wonder Girls (2012)

Music video appearances

  • Le Byul - "Forever" (2010)

Gallery

Main article: Sunye/Gallery

References

Official links

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