Seo Yuna

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Yuna
File:Seo Yu-na at a mini fan meeting in March 2016 02.jpg
Yuna in 2016
Native name 서유나
Born Seo Yuna
(1992-12-30) December 30, 1992 (age 26)
Busan, South Korea
Occupation
Musical career
Genres
Instruments
Years active 2012–present
Labels
Associated acts
  • AOA
  • AOA Cream
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Seo Yu Na
McCune–Reischauer Sŏ Yu Na

Seo Yuna (born December 30, 1992), better known as simply Yuna, is a South Korean idol singer and actress. She is best known as being the lead vocalist of the South Korean girl group AOA under FNC Entertainment.

Biography

Yuna was born on December 30, 1992 in Busan, South Korea.[1] She began playing piano when she was 7 years old, leading to her having interest in becoming a singer as an adult. At the age of 18, she traveled to Seoul from Busan alone after getting consent from her parents. She transferred schools and stayed at her uncle’s house while she went to auditions and practiced singing.[2]

Yuna's younger sister Yuri made her debut in 2015 with girl group Berry Good under Asia Bridge Entertainment, adopting the stage name "Seoyul".[3][4][5][6]

Career

AOA

On July 30, 2012, Yuna made her debut as a member of AOA on Mnet's M! Countdown with their debut single album, Angels' Story and the title track "Elvis".[7] AOA has released three EPs and nine singles as of June 22, 2015.[8] She is also part of AOA's subunit "AOA Black". In 2015, AOA traveled to China and filmed "One Fine Day".

Yuna is also part of sub-unit AOA Cream together with Shin Hye-jeong and Kim Chanmi. The sub-unit released first teaser on February 1, 2016.[9] The music video teaser for title track "I'm Jelly Baby" was released on February 4, 2016.[10] AOA Cream released their title track together with the MV on February 12, 2016.[11]

Solo career

Yuna has also had a successful, yet lesser known acting career, as she has played a lead role in the Japanese Musical "Summer Snow" in 2013, as well as playing another lead role in the comedic Korean web-drama "Prince's Prince" in February 2015.[12][13]

On October 20, 2013 Yuna sung the OST "I'm Ok" for KBS's TV series Marry Him If You Dare. The song "I'm OK" is main character Na Mi-rae's main theme song.[14]

Discography

Soundtrack appearances and solo performances

Year Title Song Duration Artist
2013 Marry Him If You Dare OST "I'm Ok" 03:13 Solo

Filmography

Television dramas

Year Title Role Network Notes
2015 Prince's Prince Park Yuna KBS Web-drama

Reality programs

Year Title Role Network Notes
2013 Cheongdam-dong 111 Herself tvN Lead role [15]
2015 AOA's One Fine Day Herself MBC Music with AOA members
Weekly Idol Guest MBC Every 1 Ep. 204 with AOA

Musical theatre

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Summer Snow Musical Seolhee Japanese Musical

References

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