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Sunmi Profile, Bio, and Facts

Sunmi

Sunmi (선미) is a South Korean K-pop singer under ABYSS Entertainment. She made her debut on February 17, 2014, with the single “24 Hours”. She is a former member of Wonder Girls which was under JYP Entertainment.

Sunmi Profile

Stage NameSunmi (선미)
Birth NameLee Sun Mi (이선미)
OccupationSinger-songwriter
BirthdayMay 2, 1992 
Active Years2013–present
Age32 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignTaurus
Height166 cm (5’5″)
Weight50 kg (110 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeAB

Sunmi Facts:

Early Life:

– Sunmi is from Iksan, North Jeolla, South Korea.
– She went to Hwangnam Elementary School.
– She was in Seorabeol Girls’ Middle School but later transferred.
– She went to Cheongdam Middle School.
– She attended Cheongdam High School but later dropped out.
– She passed her High School Graduation Qualification Examination.
– She graduated from Dongguk University in the Department of Theater Major.

Personal Life:

– Sunmi’s MBTI type is INFP.
– Her Chinese zodiac sign is Monkey.
– She legally changed her name to Lee Sunmi from Sunmi.
– She has two younger brothers.
– She has a stepfather.
– Her personal Instagram has more followers than her official Instagram.
– She owns cats.
– She is fluent in English.
– Her ideal type is “someone who is really good at something”.
– She is skilled in playing Bass.
– She is known as the Planet Master on Girls Planet 999.
– Her legs are 110 cm (1.1 m).
– Her fandom name is Miyane (미야네).
– Her official colors are Bright Navy Blue, Electric Red, and Royal Purple.
– Her hometown is Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea.
– She was diagnosed with BPD (borderline personality disorder) in 2015.
– She is a former track athlete.
– Her stage name was almost Berry.
– She is really interested in topics like astrophysics, and things like the universe, light, space, and the concept of time.
– She gained national popularity by creating a cultural and social phenomenon.
– She came in second place at the SM Youth Best Contest in her pre-debut years.
– Her hobbies are doing jigsaw puzzles, watching The Simpsons, and reading.
– Sunmi was a fan of TVXQ pre-debut.
– According to Sohee Ahn of Wonder Girls, Sunmi’s sleeping habits are unusual.
– She has a habit of turning her mouth.

Career

– Sunmi was formerly under JYP Entertainment in Wonder Girls but later left in 2010.
– She rejoined Wonder Girls in 2015.
– She left JYP Entertainment in 2017 after the disbandment of Wonder Girls and signed with MakeUs Entertainment.
– She is currently under ABYSS.
– She paused her music career for the time being to complete her academic career.
– She got credit for writing and composing her songs when she was in Wonder Girls.
– She released her solo debut song, “24 Hours” which was an all-kill on music charts.
– She originally auditioned for SM Entertainment but later joined JYP Entertainment.

Appearances

– She has appeared on many shows like Look For Laughter, SBS Inkigayo as a Special MC, Idol Futsal World Cup, Fashion King Korea 2, Save Seven Battles, and Departure Dream Team.
– She also made her appearances on Producer, Weekly Idol, Happy Together, Running Man, Superman Came Back, Knowing Brother, Hello Public Talk Show, Radio Star, etc.
– She went on Hidden Singer 7, Singer Gain, my ugly bastard, Doremi Market, and Mulberry Academy.

Magazines & Advertisements

– She has advertised for NHN Entertainment, MAKE UP FOR EVER, Avene, L’Oreal Paris, Efun Company, HEAD, Daniel Wellington, NICE CLAUP, WELLA, Dior, PUMA, and many more.

Likes & Dislikes

– She likes the color Purple.
– She enjoys listening to Drake.
– She adores the actor Robert Downey Jr.
– She is a fan of Manchester City FC.
– She adores LCK Dplus KIA.

Nicknames

– Sunmi has many nicknames including Mimi, Miya, Seon Seon-mi, Sika Deer, 4D, Pure Angel, Tangerine Seonmi, Center Me, Beautiful Legs, and Altarimu.

Celebrity Friends

– Sunmi is close friends with ChungHa, Kara’s Goo Hara, Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon, Red Velvet’s Seulgi, Dreamcatcher’s Yoohyeon, Choi Yoo-Jung of Weki Meki, Eve of Loona, Hani and Zico.

Major works

– Her major works include Gashina, Siren, Heroine, LALALAY, and Pporappipam.

Awards

– She has won many awards including the Mnet Asian Music Awards, the Gaon Chart Music Awards, The 2nd Elle Style Awards, The 3rd Asia Artist Awards, The 20th Mnet Asian Music Awards, and The 17th 2019 Brand of the Year Grand Prize.
– She has also won 1st place on music shows on SBS Inkigayo, MBC MUSIC Show! Champion, Mnet M Countdown, MBC Show! Music Core, and KBS Music Bank.

WEBSITE
abysscompany.com

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: miyayeah | official_sunmi
Youtube: SUNMI
Twitter: miyaohyeah | official_sunmi_
Facebook: officialsunmi
VLive: vlive.tv
Weibo: weibo.com

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

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