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Jessica Jung (ex. Girls’ Generation/SNSD) Profile, Bio, & Facts 

Jessica Jung

Jessica Jung (제시카) is a South Korean singer and a former member of the K-pop girl group Girls’ Generation (SNSD) under SM Entertainment. She also debuted as a soloist on May 17, 2016, with EP “With Love, J”.

Jessica (ex. Girls’ Generation) Profile

Stage Name Jessica (제시카)
Birth Name Jessica Jung (제시카 정)
Korean Name Jung Soo-yeon (정수연)
Occupation Singer, Actress
Birthday April 18, 1989
Active Years 2007–present
Age 34 (in 2024)
Zodiac Sign Aries
Height 162 cm ( 5 ft 3¾ in
Weight 46 kg (101 lbs)
Nationality Korean-American
Blood Type A
MBTI ESTJ
Fandom Name Golden Stars
Fandom Color Gold

Jessica (ex. Girls’ Generation) Facts:

Early Life

– She was born in San Francisco, California, USA.
– She attended Korea Kent Foreign School.
– She was discovered in a South Korean shopping mall during a vacation at the age of eleven, along with her sister, by a member of S.M. Entertainment.

Personal Life

– She is a sister to Krystal from f(x).
– She prefers comfy shoes and jeans because she likes to walk and explore. (LUISAVIAROMA)
– She is notorious for her lack of culinary skills.
– She always pick a hotel with a great restaurant and bar scene and spa.
– Jessica, Sooyoung, Hyoyeon, and Yuri have been trainees together since elementary school.
– She is nicknamed Ice Princess, Sergeant Sic, and Sica-sama for her cool demeanor.
– She likes to check out the restaurant scene since she is a foodie. She loves to eat and takes recommendations from friends, clients, from everybody.
– She is fluent in English and plays the piano.
– Her stylish essentials for all seasons are jeans, a T-shirt, and comfortable shoes.
– She cries when angry and enjoys hobbies like watching movies, shopping, and listening to music.
– Sunblock is very essential for her. (The Korea Times)
– She always uses Blanc & Eclare sun cream.
– She sees challenges as motivation.
– She makes dolphin sounds and kicks when scared.
– Bringing love to the world gives her the ultimate satisfaction.
– She loves to keep her style simple and classic and doesn’t like to overdo things. (herworld)
– Grace Kelly’s elegant and classical style attracts her.

– She dated entrepreneur Tyler Kwon since 2013, co-running a fashion business together.
– She likes men who are humorous, reliable and intelligent. (Marie Claire)
– She goes to church.
– She never skips her skincare routine, even when she’s tired or even when she is a little tipsy. (beautytap)
– Jessica’s ideal type is someone who prefers a comforting person with a sense of humor and wit, aiming for an instant connection without any awkward moments.

Career

– She was cast in 2000 through the SM Casting System, later relocating to South Korea.
– She spent 7 years as an SM Entertainment trainee.
– She debuted in 2007 as a member of the South Korean girl group Girls’ Generation.
– She made her musical theater debut in the South Korean production of “Legally Blonde” (2009).
– She acted in Korean dramas like “Unstoppable Marriage” (2008 – cameo), “Hilarious Housewives” (2009), “Oh! My Lady” (2010 – cameo), and “Wild Romance” (2012 – ep 7).
– She starred with her sister Krystal in the reality TV show “Jessica & Krystal” (2014).
– She left Girls’ Generation on September 30, 2014, citing being “forced out” due to scheduling conflicts.
– She participated in Chinese shows “Sisters Who Make Waves S3” (2022) and “Seaside Band” (2022).
– She launched her solo career in 2016 with the title track “Fly” under Coridel Entertainment.
– She served as a mentor on the Chinese shows “Sound Like Summer Flowers” (2022) and “Great Dance Crew 2” (2023).
– She had guest appearances on “The Treasured Voice” (2023) and “Sisters Who Make Waves S4” (2023).

Endorsement

– She delved into modeling for Chinese sports brand Li-Ning and South Korean bag brand Lapalette alongside her sister Krystal in 2014.
– Notably, on April 30, 2020, Jung was unveiled as the latest global ambassador for Revlon, a multinational company specializing in cosmetics, skincare, fragrance, and personal care products.

Entrepreneurship

– In August 2014, she made her foray into the fashion industry by launching her own brand, Blanc & Eclare.
– She opened her inaugural restaurant, Clareau, on January 19, 2021. Situated within the Blanc & Eclare flagship store building in Cheongdam-dong, Seoul, Clareau marked Jung’s venture into the world of gastronomy.

Major Works

– Her most popular songs include; “Get it? Got it? Good (feat. Amber Liu)”, “BEEP BEEP”,  and “Fly (feat. Fabolous)”.

Awards

– She has won several awards including; the Korean Barbie Award, Popularity Award, Asian Fashion Icon, Most Searched Korean Female Artist, Fashionista Award, and Hot Trend Artist of Korea Award.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: jessica.syj
Weibo: Sy__Jessica
Youtube: JESSICA LAND

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

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WRITTEN BY

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I'm a big fan of K-pop, especially the group EXO, and Baekhyun is my Bias. When I'm not writing about K-pop, I enjoy reading books. Join me as I explore the world of K-pop and literature through my writing.

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