Cho Seung-hee (entertainer)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Cho Seung-hee
150929 조승희 02.jpg
Born (1991-06-03) June 3, 1991 (age 28)
Gwangju, South Korea
Occupation
  • Actress
  • Model
  • Singer
AgentJG Entertainment
Musical career
GenresK-pop
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2013–2016
LabelsMBK
Associated acts
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationJo Seunghui
McCune–ReischauerCho Sŭnghŭi

Cho Seung-hee (born June 3, 1991) is a South Korean actress and singer. She was a member of South Korean girl group F-ve Dolls and former leader of DIA. She has established herself as an actress with cast in various television dramas such as Mr. Back (2014), Triangle (2014), The Night Watchman's Journal (2014) and The Producers (2015).

Biography[edit]

Cho Seunghee was born on June 3, 1991 in Gwangju, South Korea. She currently attends Kookmin University. She is the winner of Miss Chunhyang Pageant in 2012.

She auditioned for both Woollim Entertainment and FNC Entertainment and successfully passed the auditions, but ended up choosing Woollim Entertainment for training. In 2012, she appeared on Running Man with Lovelyz's Jiae and The SeeYa's Yeonkyung as "Woollim Girls". She later moved to Core Contents Media and debuted as newest member of F-ve Dolls in 2013.

Career[edit]

2013–2015: Career beginnings[edit]

In July 2013, Seunghee debuted as the newest member of F-ve Dolls. Aside from her activities group, Seunghee has acted in several television dramas. Her acting career began in 2014 with a cameo role in Mr. Back and Triangle. She also sang the soundtrack for Triangle titled Kiss and Cry alongside T-ara's Jiyeon and Mighty Mouth's Shorry J.[1] She played a minor role on MBC historical drama Diary of a Night Watchman.

In February 2015, Seunghee joined MBK project group, TS with member of T-ara, The SeeYa and SPEED to release winter single "Don't Forget Me".[2] On March 10, MBK Entertainment announced that F-ve Dolls officially disbanded. Seunghee is still being managed by MBK Entertainment.[3] On March 16, it was confirmed that she landed a minor role in KBS drama The Producers.[4] On March 18, MBK Entertainment confirmed that Seunghee would be participating in MBK's upcoming girl group survival show T-ara Little Sister Girl Group.[5] The survival show was later cancelled and MBK Entertainment decided to select the members internally. Seunghee later was chosen as the last member and leader of the group, which debuted in September 2015. From June 9 to 30, she participated in JTBC's Off to School at Goyang International High School.

2016–present: Acting roles[edit]

In April 2016, she was confirmed to cast in KBS' drama Unusual Family.[6] It was announced that her contract with MBK Entertainment would soon expire on April 30, but she was still in negotiations to possibly renew her contract.[7] She confirmed her departure from DIA to pursue her acting career after parting ways with MBK Entertainment.[8][9][10] She appeared in the dramas Bravo My Life and My First Love.[11]

Discography[edit]

Title Year Peak chart
positions
Album
KOR
Gaon

Kiss and Cry 2014 Triangle OST
Don't Forget Me (with TS) 2015 White Snow
첫눈이 온다구요 Reply 1988 OST

Filmography[edit]

Drama[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes
2014 Mr.Back Herself MBC Cameo
Triangle Herself Cameo
Diary of a Night Watchman Young-geun Supporting role
2015 The Producers Yoo-joo KBS2 Supporting role
Sweet Temptation Herself Naver TV Cast Web-drama; Cameo
2016 The Unusual Family Heo Soon-sim KBS1 Supporting role
2017 Wednesday 3:30 PM Choi Sun-ah SBS Plus Supporting role
109 Strange Things Shin Ki-yoon Naver TV Cast Web-drama; main role
Bravo My Life Mi-so SBS
2018 My First Love Baek Na-hee OCN Supporting role

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jiyeon and Shorry J join efforts for 'Triangle' OST 'Kiss And Cry' feat. F-ve Dolls' Seunghee". allkpop.com. July 29, 2014. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ "T-ara, SPEED,The SEEYA, and Seunghee release MV for winter song 'Don't Forget Me'". allkpop.com. February 9, 2015. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ an0ya (March 10, 2015). "F-ve Dolls Confirms Disbandment, Members to Go Their Separate Ways". Soompi. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. ^ E. Kim (May 16, 2015). "F-ve Dolls' Seunghee Lands Role in "Producer" as Member of IU's Girl Group". Soompi. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  5. ^ "Five Dolls' Seunghee Joins As a Member for T-ara's Sister Group". Soompi. March 18, 2015. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  6. ^ "DIA's Seunghee confirmed to act in new drama". allkpop.com. April 12, 2016. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  7. ^ "DIA Seunghee's contract with MBK Entertainment to expire this month". allkpop.com. April 12, 2016. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  8. ^ "MBK "다이아 승희 탈퇴-연습생 출신 채원 합류, 7인조 변화"". Mtvdaily.asiae.co.kr. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  9. ^ "DIA To Return As Reformed 7-Member Group Without Seunghee". Soompi. May 31, 2016. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  10. ^ "DIA officially bids goodbye to Seunghee". IB Times. June 8, 2016.
  11. ^ "Jo Seung-hee Taps into her Idol Background for her Acting". HanCinema. February 12, 2018.

External links[edit]