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Luna Profile, Bio, and Facts

Luna
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Luna (루나) is a singer, songwriter, actress and member of the girl group f(x). She made her solo debut on May 31, 2016 with the mini album “Free Somebody”. She is under her own label, Grida Entertainment.

Stage Name: Luna (루나)
Birth Name: Park Sun Young (박선영)
Occupation: Singer, Actress, Model, MC
Birthday: August 12, 1993
Age 30 (in Jun 2024)
Active Years: 17
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 161 cm (5 ft 3 in)
Weight: 44 kg (97 lbs)
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: A

Luna Facts:

Early Life

– Luna was born in Mungyeong-si, Gyeongsangbuk- do, South Korea.
– She grew up in Seodaemun- gu, Seoul, South Korea.
– She studied Applied Music and graduated from Lila Arts High School.
– She went to Seoul Hongeun Elementary School and Baehwa Girls’ Middle School.
– She majored in Theater and graduated from Chung Ang University of the Arts.

Personal Life

– She is nicknamed “Koala” and “puppy” due to her drooping eyes and small size.
– She is fluent in Korean and English and has studied Chinese and Japanese.
– She set her alarm ring to classical music when she was young.
– She comes from a family of classical vocal singers.
– Luna won the women’s high jump at the Idol Star Athletics Championships (ISAC) in 2010 and 2011.
– She uploads music videos, vlogs, and mukbangs on her youtube channel.
– She and Hyelim (Wonder Girls) went to the same school.
– She is a late sleeper.
– Her nicknames are “Lunber,” “Mirror Princess,” and “Lulu.”
– She is learning choreography from the popular choreographer Lia Kim in New York.
– She auditioned at SM Entertainment with dance.
– She is a Christian.
– She was roommates with Sulli.
– She can play the piano.
– She is passionate about dancing and wants to be a choreographer.
– She moved to the US to grow as an entrepreneur and artist.
– Her siblings pursued a career in classical music.
– Becoming a choreographer was her childhood dream.
– Her family consists of her parents, older brother, and a twin sister named Jin-Young.
– Her twin sister is older than her by a few minutes.
– She said she couldn’t believe she had debuted during her first performance with f(x).
– She often appears in 1Million dance studios.
– She is close friends with IU.
– She often reads the bible, and her mother bought her a mini bible so she could keep it while traveling.

Career

– Luna has a wide vocal range and is considered as one of the main vocalists of 2nd generation girl groups.
– Luna is the main vocalist and lead dancer in the group “f(x).”
– SM Entertainment scouted her after she appeared in the reality show “Truth Game” in 2006.
– After training for three years under SM Entertainment, she debuted with f(x) in September 2009.
– She debuted as an actress and appeared in the drama “Saving Mrs Go Bong Shil” in December 2011.
– She hosted the MTV show “The Show” with Hyosung (Secret).
– She left SM Entertainment on September 5, 2019, after her contract expired and joined Humap Contents in October 2019.
– Luna left Humap Contents after she formed her own entertainment company, “Grida Entertainment” on February 24, 2021.
– Her first female lead was in the web drama “Jumping Girl” alongside U-Kwon and B-Bomb from Block B.
– She has collaborated with popular artists, including Hani, Solar, ZICO, Yesung (Super Junior), Ailee, and SHINee.
– She has appeared in many shows, including “King of Mask Singer” and “Immortal Songs 2”.
– Luna is also a musical actress and has starred in many musicals, including “Legally Blonde,” “Rebecca,” “Mamma Mia!” and “Hologram School Oz.”
– She has released OSTs for many South Korean dramas, including “Kill Me, Heal Me,” “The King In Love,” “To The Beautiful You,” “Please Marry Me,” and “Almost Famous.”
– She appeared as a special guest at the Helen Concert in New York on August 16, 2022.
– She played the main role of “MwE” in the Boardway musical “KPOP” in 2022.
– She released her latest digital single “Madonna” on October 6, 2021.

Victim of Phishing Scam

– Luna was a victim of voice phishing through the KakaoTalk messaging app on December 17, 2018.
– The criminal asked Luna’s mother to send 5.7 million won to the manager’s bank account and later sent two more requests for 6 million won each.
– Luna’s mother suspected something was wrong after receiving the third request with different payee names and total amount, and the criminal later sent a KakaoTalk message to Luna’s mother asking for 6 million won in Luna’s name.

Experience as a K-Pop Idol

– Luna revealed in an interview that she felt mute throughout her career as a kpop idol and now expressing herself felt like a huge blessing.
– She said that she felt like she was losing herself in order to appear like a perfect “Luna”.
– She deeply relates to her character “MwE” in the Broadway musical “KPOP”.
– She said that her biggest regrets in career were doing everything quickly and not spending time with family and friends.

Philanthropic Activities

– In 2015, she made and sold a doll at an auction in a UNICEF event. The doll’s name was “Love.”
– Luna partnered with C’esttout in February 2017 to launch “Girls Can Do Anything,” a collection of undergarments that raised funds for the Korean Unwed Mothers’ Families Association. Luna also donated over 14,000 sanitary pads to the organization.

Likes & Dislikes

– She loves dancing.
– Autumn is her favorite season.
– She likes to eat rice.
– She likes to wear chic clothes that give off a neat feeling.
– She is a pizza lover but has to restrain herself because of her diet.
– Her ideal man is someone with thick lips, tan skin, straight hair, muscular, and looks good in trainers.

Awards

– She won the “New Star Award” at the SBS Entertainment Awards in 2010 for her work in “Star King.”

Social Media Handles

Instagram: hermosavidaluna
Youtube: Luna’s Alphabet | 루나[LUNA] (inactive)
Twitter: official__luna
Facebook: fx-Luna (fan) | Luna.Official.Luna (inactive)
Cafe Daum: luna.official

Streaming Platform Links

Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

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