Hyomin performing in Hong Kong, August 2013
|Birth name||Park Sun-Young|
|Also known as||Hyomin (효민)|
May 30, 1989 |
Busan, South Korea
|Occupation(s)||Idol, Singer, Dancer, Actress, Ulzzang, Model, Wardrobe stylist, Editor, Designer|
|Labels||Core Contents Media|
|Associated acts||T-ara, T-ara N4, Seeya, Davichi|
|Website||Hyomin Official Instagram
Hyomin Official Twitter
Hyomin Official Weibo
|Revised Romanization||Bak Seon-yeong|
Park Sun-Young (Hangul: 박선영; Hanja: 朴宣映; born May 30, 1989), better known by her stage name Hyomin, is a South Korean idol, singer, dancer, actress, model, designer, and a member of K-Pop girl group T-ara.
- 1 Music career
- 2 Acting career
- 3 Other work
- 4 Discography
- 5 Filmography
- 6 Awards
- 7 References
- 8 External links
2007-2008: Career beginnings
Hyomin’s path to stardom started early when she won the MiMi Princess modeling contest at the age of 8. She was a famous internet ulzzang and even modeled for online shopping malls before debuting with T-ara. She was a trainee under JYP Entertainment and was considered to be a replacement for Hyuna, who was a member of the Wonder Girls in 2007. Before being cast by Core Contents Media, she started appearing in music videos like SS501's "Unlock", SG Wannabe's "Smooth Break-Up", and FT Island's "Heaven".
She was chosen by Core Contents Media to be featured in some of her labelmates' songs prior to her debut. This included Hwang Jung Eum, the Colour Pink project with Seeya, Davichi and Black Pearl. She has also performed on a music show with SeeYa during their promotions for the song, "Hot Girl".
In 2010, Hyomin was in the Wonder Women project group with label mates Seeya and Davichi, along with fellow member Eunjung. She was featured on the soundtrack for SBS's drama Coffee House in 2010 and also collaborated with Brave Brothers for their digital single "Beautiful Girl" in 2011.
On June 14, 2011, Core Contents Media announced that Hyomin would take over leadership as T-ara's third leader for their comeback album, John Travolta Wannabe, and Japanese promotions. She later passed on her leadership to fellow member, Soyeon.
2014-present: Solo Debut
It was revealed that Hyomin and Jiyeon would be making solo debuts, they are considering promoting simultaneously, but also considering having Jiyeon promote in early April and Hyomin promote in early May. On March 28 it was announced that Jiyeon would start promoting on April 30 with single 1MIN,1SEC. On the 2nd of June Hyomin's second teaser and album title was released. The EP will be called Make Up with the lead single "Nice Body".
2009: I Really Really Like You and Invincible Youth
In November 2009, Hyomin was cast in the musical production of "I Really Really Like You", an adaption of the hit drama "Love Truly". Fellow member Boram was cast in the same musical in December 2010 alongside her father Jeon YoungRok.
Hyomin was a fixed cast member of KBS's variety show, Invincible Youth, from October 23, 2009 to December 24, 2010. She was one of the seven original members and one of the four that remained after the show experienced member changes.
2010-2011: My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox and Gisaeng Ryung
Hyomin made her big screen debut in the horror film Gisaeng Ryung, playing the role of a bright and outgoing high school student named Yurin. The film was released on August 4, 2011.
2012-2013: The Thousandth Man and Jinx
In early 2012, Hyomin was cast in the musical "Our Youth Roly-Poly" along with group members Jiyeon and Soyeon. Hyomin was also cast in the Chinese version of We Got Married, in which her partner is Fu Xinbo, a Chinese idol. In Summer 2012 Hyomin was once again cast as a gumiho in MBC's fantasy sitcom, "The Thousandth Man". On February 10, 2013, Hyomin was cast in the Japanese film "Jinx". Her character, Ji-Ho, is a Korean exchange student at a Japanese university who gets two of her friends there to date.
Hyomin will be launching an exclusive clothing collection, in collaboration with celebrity stylist Kim Sung-il, for G-Market on June 4, 2012. Hyomin has come up with a total of 150 products for the collection, and has been actively involved with the planning, designing, and product launch preparations for the shop.
2014: Make Up
|2010||SBS Coffee House||Coffee House OST Part 3.||"Coffee Over Milk"||3:35||With Soyeon and Seeya's Lee Boram|
|2008||Colour Pink||"Blue Moon"||3:32||With Seeya, Davichi and Black Pearl|
|2009||N-Time(Single)||"N-Time"||0:00||With Hwang Jung Eum|
|2010||Wonder Woman (Single)||"Wonder Woman||3:38||With Eunjung, Seeya, Davichi.|
|2011||Beautiful Girl(Single)||"Beautiful Girl"||3:14||With Brave Brothers Featuring Electro-Boys|
|2011||Gisaeng Ryung||Yurin||A Horror Movie|
|2010||My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox||Ban Seon Nyuh||SBS|
|2010||Master of Study||Cameo||KBS2|
|2012||The Thousandth Man||Gu MiMo||MBC|
|2009||Challenge 1000 Song||Herself||KBS2|
|2010||Star Golden Bell||Herself||KBS|
|2010||You Hee-yeol's Sketchbook||Herself||KBS|
|2011||King of Idol||Herself||SBS|
|2011||Challenge 1000 Song||Herself||KBS2|
|2012||Everyone's Weekly Idol||Herself||MBC|
|2012||We Got Married (Chinese Version)||Herself||MBC/SMG|
|2012||Invincible Youth 2||Herself||KBS2|
|2013||Challenge 1000 Song||Herself||KBS2|
|2013||Immortal Song 2||Herself||KBS|
|2014||Immortal Song 2||Herself||KBS|
|2014||Moon Hee Jun's Pure||Herself||Mnet|
Music video appearances
- (Korean)티아라, 효민 '인터넷 얼짱 출신이에요'
- (Korean) Kwon, Su Bin 보람→효민 리더교체 “모든 멤버에게 기회줄 것
- (Korean) Go, Jaewan 티아라 효민, 뮤지컬 배우 변신 '진짜진짜 좋아해' 캐스팅
- (Korean) Na, Jiyeon '티아라' 보람, 뮤지컬 데뷔..."아버지 전영록과 동반 출연"
- (Korean) 티아라 효민, '내 여자친구는 구미호'로 연기 데뷔'
- (Korean) Kwon, Su Bin 영화 첫 데뷔 티아라 효민 '상큼한 손인사~'
- "T-ara’s Hyomin attends her first script reading for ‘Jinx’ in Japan". Allkpop.com. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
- "티아라 효민, 자체제작 '하의실종' 롤리폴리 인형 의상". TV Daily. 20 June 2011. Retrieved 18 May 2012.
- "티아라 효민, G마켓에 단독샵 오픈". edaily. 18 May 2012. Retrieved 18 May 2012.
- "Brave Brothers and T-ara's Hyomin reveals MV for Beautiful Girl", Allkpop, February 9, 2011, accessed May 14, 2011.
- "Hyomin Official Naver Profile", Naver, accessed May 14, 2011.
- , "Soompi", May 10, 2009, accessed May 14, 2011.
- , "JYP Trainee", April 20, 2010, accessed June 14, 2011