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This is a Korean name; the family name is Ahn.
Ahn So-hee
Sohee in 2007 01.jpg
Sohee in 2007
Born Ahn So-hee
(1992-06-27) June 27, 1992 (age 23)
Seoul, South Korea
Years active 2007–present
Agent BH Entertainment
KeyEast Entertainment
Musical career
Also known as Sohee, Mandu Sohee
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2007–present
Labels JYP Entertainment
Associated acts
Korean name
Hangul 안소희
Hanja 安昭熙
Revised Romanization An So-hui
McCune–Reischauer An Sohŭi

Ahn So-hee (Korean: 안소희; Chinese: 安昭熙; Japanese: アンソヒ, born June 27, 1992), commonly known by her stage name Sohee, is a South Korean idol singer, actress, dancer, model and MC. She was the visual, and former member of the popular South Korean girl group Wonder Girls, which debuted under JYP Entertainment in 2007.

Life and career[edit]

Early life and music career[edit]

Main article: Wonder Girls

Sohee was born on June 27, 1992.[1] She was selected through auditions and at the age of 12, she became a JYP trainee. During her pre-debut, Sohee and other two members Yeeun and Sunmi performed a cover of Janet Jackson's "Together Again". In 2007, Sohee made her debut with the Wonder Girls, a girl group managed by JYP Entertainment after two years of training. The group debuted with the single "Irony", featuring Sohee as a dancer and vocalist with the group.[2]

In an official JYP Entertainment announcement, it was revealed Sohee would not renew her contract with the company, thus ending her six-year membership as part of the Wonder Girls.[3] Her contract with the company expired on December 21, 2013.[4]

Model career[edit]

Sohee is also an accomplished model, and has shown great interest in both acting and modeling outside of Wonder Girls. She has been featured in various fashion magazines, including Numero, Vogue[5][6] Elle Girl[7][8] COSMOPOLITAN[9][10] CeCi[11][12] Dazed & Confused[13][14] Oh Boy![15][16] Marie Claire and W[17]

In 2011, Sohee was chosen as one of the faces of Lancome’s newest cosmetic line, “Visionnaire.” She was complimented by Lancome staff, who noted that she was “naturally confident,” and used a “variety of stunning facial expressions,” as well as for the maturity she displayed while filming.[18][19]

At the beginning of 2012, Sohee, along with DBSK member Yunho, 2PM member Nichkhun, former f(x) member Sulli, actress Lee Min-jung, actor Jang Hyuk, Park Joong-hoon & Ahn Sung-ki, participated in the Good Download campaign.

Sohee appeared in a pictorial for the famous international make up brand "MAC".

In the same year, Tommy Hilfiger also selected Sohee to be the 2012 Tommy Hilfiger model.[20][21]

In 2015, Sohee is the new model for SHU UEMURA , and REEBOK CLASSIC Korea.

Acting career[edit]

Sohee performing in December 2007

In early 2008 she starred in her first movie Hellcats (also known as I Like It Hot) and most recently guest starred in the sitcom Here He Comes (also known as That Person is Coming). On June 25, Sohee was sidelined for a month after tearing a knee ligament in a fall from a running motorcycle during the filming of her movie Hellcats . The remaining four members continued performing until late July.

In 2012, Sohee with her fellow members acted in The Wonder Girls Movie. This was their first movie in the US.

In 2013, Sohee acted in the KBS Drama Special "Happy! Rose Day."

In 2014, after leaving Wonder Girls and former agency JYP Entertainment, Sohee has signed on with management agency BH Entertainment.[22]

In 2014, November 4, Sohee acted in tvN drama "Heart To Heart."

In 2015, March 24, Sohee got the role in a new movie called "Busan Bound" together with JYP Entertainment actor Choi Woo Shik. In 2015, 21 September, Sohee officially leaves BH Entertainment. She decides not to renew her contract with BH Entertainment. It was decided that Sohee would enter the free agent market. Sohee signs with KeyEast.[23]



Year Artist Song
2011 2PM Hands Up
2014 GOT7 Girls Girls Girls



Year Title Roles Directed
2008 Hellcats Kim Kang-ae Kwon Chil-in
2010 The Last Godfather Cameo Shim Hyung-rae
2015 (Pre-production) Bound in Busan - Yeon Sang Ho


Year Title Roles Directed TV Network
2008 Here He Comes Mal-hee (Cameo) Kim Joon-hyeon, Kwon Seok, Lee Ji-seon MBC
2012 The Wonder Girls Herself Ethan Lader Teen Nick
2013 Happy Rose Day Ah-reum Kim Young-jo KBS2
2015 Heart to Heart Go Se-ro Lee Yoon-jung tvN


Year Title Roles TV Network
2007 MBC Show! Music Core Co-Hosted along with Hyuna & Brian Joo MBC
2007–2008 MBC Show! Music Core Co-Hosted along with Sunye & Big Bang T.O.P MBC
2011 KBS Music Bank[24][25] Co-Hosted along with Sunye, Tim, Shindong, Yeeun, Minho & Yubin KBS

Music videos[edit]

Year Song title Artist Role
2009 Without A Heart[26] 8Eight Herself
2010 Love Sick[27][28] San E Herself

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2nd Mnet 20's Choice Awards
Hot School Girl Sohee Won
17th Buil Film Awards
Best New Actress[29] Hellcats Nominated
Mnet Media Awards
Most Cute and Gorgeous Lady[30] Sohee Nominated


  1. ^ Mark Russell (29 April 2014). K-Pop Now!: The Korean Music Revolution. Tuttle Publishing. p. 80. ISBN 978-1-4629-1411-1. 
  2. ^ 원더걸스, 첫 쇼케이스서 '열정의 신고식' (in Korean). My Daily. 13 February 2009. Retrieved 10 January 2010. 
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  5. ^ Sohee becomes a rocker for VOGUE Girl. allkpop. March 19, 2012.
  6. ^ (Korean) 소희 화보 청바지에 흰티 입었을 뿐인데..몸매가 패션 살리네[포토엔]. Nate. March 19, 2012.
  7. ^ (Korean) 원걸 소희 "깨끗한 피부 유지 비법은 가벼운 화장". Nate. June 20, 2012.
  8. ^ Wonder Girls’ Sohee reveals her secret to beautiful skin. allkpop. June 20, 2012.
  9. ^ (Korean)원더걸스 소희, 데님화보 공개! '11자 각선미' 눈길. Nate. August 20, 2012.
  10. ^ Wonder Girls’ Sohee looks chic in denim for Cosmopolitan magazine. allkpop. August 20, 2012.
  11. ^ Wonder Girls’ Sohee graces the cover of ‘CeCi Magazine’. allkpop. February 21, 2012.
  12. ^ (Korean) 소희 풍선껌 물고 깜찍 표정 ‘최강 귀요미’[포토엔]. Newsen. February 21, 2012.
  13. ^ Sohee for Dazed and Confused. allkpop. July 20, 2010.
  14. ^ (Korean) 소희, 화보 표지 장식…콘셉트는 '깨끗한 팜므 파탈'. Nate. July 24, 2012.
  15. ^ Wonder Girls’ Sohee receiving attention for latest pictorial in Oh! Boy. allkpop. January 30, 2012.
  16. ^ (Korean) 소희 화보, 뚱한 표정+미키마우스 머리띠 '그래도 섹시한 하의실종'. Nate. January 30, 2012.
  17. ^ Wonder Girls’ Sohee puts on her poker face for ‘W Korea’. allkpop. March 21, 2013.
  18. ^ Wonder Girls’ Sohee for Lancome’s ‘Vision of Beauty’. allkpop. August 11, 2011.
  19. ^ (Korean) 원걸 소희, 흑발+도자기 피부 '신비한 매력'. NATE. August 11, 2011.
  20. ^ Wonder Girls’ Sohee models for Tommy Hilfiger’s new denim line. allkpop. February 14, 2012.
  21. ^ (Korean) 소희 황금비율 우월한 뒤태 ‘관능미 입었다’ [포토엔]. NATE. February 15, 2012.
  22. ^ "Sohee Joins BH Entertainment Alongside Lee Byung Hun, Go Soo, Han Ga In, and More". Mwave. February 10, 2014. 
  23. ^ "Sohee, KeyEast exclusive contract with active warning". TenAsia. September 30, 2015. 
  24. ^ Wonder Girls’ Sohee & Sunye + Tim to emcee this week’s ‘Music Bank’. allkpop. November 17, 2011.
  25. ^ (Korean) 원더걸스,'뮤뱅' 일일 MC 발탁.. "연말까지 임시체제". StarNews. November 17, 2011.
  26. ^ 8Eight “Without a Heart” MV featuring Vampire Sohee. allkpop. March 10, 2009.
  27. ^ San-E reveals mystery male lead in new music video starring Sohee. allkpop. October 28, 2010.
  28. ^ Sohee transforms into a nurse for “Love Sick”. allkpop. October 31, 2010.
  29. ^ 17th Buil Film Awards Nominations.
  30. ^ Media Awards 2011 nominees has just been released. Korean Entspy. September 28, 2011.

External links[edit]

  • Sohee at BH Entertainment