Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Girls Generation - 소녀시대

Formed in 2007, Girls' Generation is a 9-member girl group from Seoul, South Korea. Consisting of Taeyeon, Jessica, Sunny, Tiffany, Hyoyeon, Yuri, Sooyoung, Yoona, and Seohyun, they are currently one of the most successful girl groups and without a doubt, one of the most popular to date.


Debut:  August 2, 2007
Debut Single: Into The New World
Label: SM Entertainment
Number of Members: 9
Also Known As: GG, SoShi, SNSD
Sub-Groups: TaeTiSeo




Members:


Known as the kid-leader, it's almost impossible to dislike her. 


Birth Name: Kim Taeyeon (김태연)
Birthplace: Jeonju, South Korea
Birth Date: March 9, 1989
Family: Mom, Dad, Older Brother (Jiwoong), Younger Sister (Hayeon)
Position: Leader, Main Vocalist
Nicknames: Taeng, Taenggoo, Kid Leader, Umma
Training: 4 Years, 3 Months
Motto: Don't do something you'll regret later
Languages: Korean (Native), English (Basic), Chinese (Basic), Japanese (Basic)
Height: 162 cm (not positive)
Weight: Less that 45 kg
Blood Type: O
High School: Graduated Jeonju Art High School in 2008

Sub-Groups: TaeTiSeo
Hobbies: Swimming

Facts


  • Favorite Girls' Generation Song From Their First Album: Merry-Go-Round.
  • Considered the best singer in SNSD, and the prettiest by the members.
  • The SNSD member with the largest fanbase, and also in Korea among female idol singers.
  • Singer "The One" who was featured on her singer, "Like A Star" was her vocal mentor.
  • Made her acting and musical debut in Midnight Sun as Kaoru Amane.
  • Favorite color is Purple, and she collects perfumes
  • She admitted she has a butt fetish.
  • Taeyeon has very bad memory.
  • She once ran away from her dorm during trainee days because she was so tired
  • Ideal Guy is someone who is funny with good skin.
  • Hates aegyo -- she even hated the 'Gee' concept because of that. 
  • Doesn't like long-haired boys
  • Once cried because while the members were eating on the table, the staff ate on the floor and she felt bad (Aw, I'd feel the same! Taeyeon's so kind...)
  • Favorite Number is 22, 3, 6, & 9
  • Favorite color is light blue, and purple-blue



The Ice Princess -- don't let her cold appearance fool you.

Birth Name: Jung Sooyeon (정수연)
Stage Name: Jessica (제시카)
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
Birth Date: April 18, 1989
Family: Mom, Dad, Younger Sister (Krystal of f(x))
Position: Main Vocalist
Nicknames: Ice Princess, Sica, Ahjumma
Training: 7 Years, 6 Months
Motto: Follow my heart
Languages: Korean (Native), English (Fluent), Chinese (Basic), Japanese (Basic)
Height: 163 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Blood Type: B
School: Graduated KENT

Sub-Groups: None
Hobbies: Boxing, Soccer

Facts

  • Ideal Guy is Lee Sunho
  • Favorite Girls' Generation Song: Complete
  • Favorite Number is 52
  • Favorite color is white
  • Jessica cries when she's angry
  • She sweats a lot
  • One of the two members from the U.S.
  • SHINee's Key is scared of Jessica :P
  • Jessica was once one of the most hated trainees ever because she was said to have dated most of her Oppas in DBSK & Super Junior (..really??)
  • Once, she was reported missing -- she was actually in the bathroom sleeping.
  • Popular with the boys
  • She once kicked her manager into the pool
  • She was born in the same hospital as Tiffany
  • Once, she said, "Pretty girls are always nice," and Tiffany immediately replied, "Then you must not be so pretty." 
  • Jessica HATES cucumbers XD




The Queen of Aegyo! The aegyo that makes Yoona want to punch her XD


Birth Name: Lee Soonkyu (이순규)
Stage Name: Sunny (써니)
Birthplace: United States
Birth Date: May 15, 1989
Family: Mom, Dad, Two Older Sisters (Eunkyu & Jinkyu)
Position: Main Vocalist
Nicknames: Aegyo Queen, Energy Pill
Training: 5 Years (most under another company before SM Ent.)
Motto: Everyday Sunny Day
Languages: Korean (Native), English, Chinese (Basic), Japanese (Basic)
Height: 158 cm (not positive)
Weight: 43 kg
Blood Type: B
High School: Baehwa All Girls School

Sub-Groups: None
Hobbies: Swimming, Video Games, Sports

Facts



  • SNSD can't stand her aegyo
  • She moved to Kuwait when she was an infant around the time of the Gulf War, hence why she's afraid of loud explosions.
  • Wheesung was her vocal mentor.
  • She shares the same birthday as all her sisters, and sometimes her mother (when she uses the lunar calendar)!
  • She hates her real name because it's like an old lady's name
  • Sunny can easily catch chickens
  • She was the last member to join GG
  • Sunny likes Lee Bum Soo (see... Horror Movie Factory!)
  • She takes the fastest shower among all the SNSD members
  • Favorite Number is 12 (or is it 26..?)
  • Favorite Color is Green
  • Favorite Song from GG's first album is Ooh! La-La
  • She keeps chestnuts in her purse
  • When she is doing aegyo, Sunny refers to herself in third person
  • She is the shortest member, then it's Taeyeon










Brighter than mushrooms, everyone falls for her eye-smile.


Birth Name: Hwang MiYoung/Stephanie ()
Stage Name: Tiffany (티파니)
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth Date: August 1, 1989
Family: Mom (Deceased), Dad, Older Brother (Leo), Older Sister (Michelle)
Position: Main Vocalist
Nicknames: Brighter Than Mushrooms, Fany
Training: 3 Years, 7 Months
Motto: Just work hard, practice makes perfect
Languages: Korean (Native), English (Fluent), Chinese (Basic), Japanese (Basic)
Height: 163 cm 
Weight: 46 - 47 kg (it fluctuates)
Blood Type: O
High School: Graduated KENT

Sub-Groups: TaeTiSeo
Hobbies: Flute

Facts

  • Her mom passed away when she was young (I remember watching a video and she talked about it; it made me cry :'(
  • She has the highest tolerance when drinking.
  • She hates bugs a lot
  • Once, SNSD left home without Tiffany on accident, and Fany came running after them in tears (Aww!)
  • When Tiffany started Yoga, she was so excited at first and told her instructor to teach her well -- she quit after 3 days.
  • She hates losing
  • She used to have an American accent when speaking Korean, but she got rid of it.
  • She plays the flute well.
  • Her voice becomes very high-pitched when she's excited.
  • Voted as the member with the best honey thighs.
  • Fany is well-known for her eye-smile
  • Favorite Number 7
  • Favorite Color is Pink
  • Favorite Song from SNSD is Baby Baby (Like Me!!)
  • She is close with Taeyeon
  • She was roommates with Taeyeon & Jang Ri-In during her trainee days.







The dancing machine, she's also a comedian.

Birth Name: Kim Hyoyeon (김효연)
Birthplace: Incheon, South Korea
Birth Date: September 22, 1989
Family: Mom, Dad, Younger Brother (MinGu)
Position: Main Dancer, Supporting Vocalist
Nicknames: Dancing Queen, HyoRang
Training: 6 Years, 1 Month
Motto: Everyone that works hard will succeed
Languages: Korean (Native), English (Basic), Chinese, Japanese (Basic)
Height: 158 cm 
Weight: 48 kg
Blood Type: AB
High School: Studied Mandarin Chinese in Beijing
Sub-Groups: None
Hobbies: Dancing

Facts


  • Favorite Number is 85
  • Favorite Color is Green
  • Her ideal man is Brian Joo
  • She would give up her career for love.
  • Obsessive about cleanliness and hygiene.
  • She is athletic, and one of the three best runners in SNSD (others are Sunny and Tiffany).
  • She has 14 ear piercings, and also one on her tongue
  • She hates the feeling of not brushing her teeth after eating.
  • If she was a guy, her ideal member would be Tiffany, Sunny and herself :P
  • She can easily memorize a dance routine.
  • When she was a kid, her dad would make her do push-ups and/or sit-ups as a punishment for making noise in public places
  • She is good friends with miss A's Min, KARA's Nicole & Gyuri, and 2PM's Junsu.
  • When she was studying in China, she gained weight and when she came back, Sooyoung called her Princess Fiona. She didn't know who that was so she was happy because it was Princess Fiona. Then she found out who it was...
  • She wants to get married early and have a family.
  • Finds doing laundry comforting. She washes her clothes after wearing them only once.
  • Considered the best cook in SNSD by all the members, except Taeyeon who voted for herself :D
  • She doesn't like bothering others and talking about her problems or feelings.
  • Known for her bluntness and quirky AB Personality.





The one with the body that most girls envy, she's also a prankster :P

Birth Name: Kwon Yuri (권유리)
Birthplace: Goyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea
Birth Date: December 5, 1989
Family: Mom, Dad, Older Brother (Hyuk Joon)
Position: Lead Dancer, Supporting Vocalist
Nicknames: Black Pearl, Yul, Prankster Yul
Training: 5 Years, 11 Months
Motto: Life is not something that you endure, but something you enjoy
Languages: Korean (Native), English (Basic), Chinese, Japanese (Basic)
Height: 167 cm (not positive)
Weight: 45 kg
Blood Type: AB
High School: NeunGok High School 
Sub-Groups: None
Hobbies: Dancing, Ballet, Piano, Swimming, Violin

Facts


  • When Yuri is focused on something, she doesn't pay attention to other things.
  • She isn't good at Math
  • She had an Ahjussi fan who used to manage and deliver them Chinese food, and would even come with free dishes for them because of how much he liked Yuri.
  • She's the slowest when learning new moves (yet she's one of the best dancers)
  • When she forgot her part in "Honey" she just smiled when it was her turn (Lol)
  • She is one of the shikshins, but takes care of her health well.
  • She admitted that she likes to cry
  • Yuri once had an Oppa friend, and she liked him, but he only saw her as a little BROTHER figure. According to Yuri, he regrets it a LOT now.
  • Once, she and Sooyoung went to a public bath house, and other High School girls noticed them, but then concluded that SNSD wouldn't come to a place like that and left without talking to them at all.
  • She can't cook well.
  • She makes the most dance mistakes
  • She is very flexible
  • She is a prankster and used to scare Fany with fake bugs.
  • Favorite Number is 19
  • Favorite Color is Blue
  • Favorite Song from SNSD is Baby Baby (Again.. like me! And Fany!)
  • She is scared of elephants, so when SNSD went to Thailand, she was the only one who didn't ride an elephant.
  • Since she has no sisters, she was friends with mostly her brother's friends, and had a crush on one of them once, even getting him chocolate and putting it in his mailbox.
  • She is competitive and doesn't like losing.
  • She sleepwalks and does yoga positions in her sleep.
  • It takes 3 days for Yuri to master a choreography.
  • She is proud of her S-Line
  • She is closest with Jessica in SNSD.



The tall one of the group; her legs are endless!

Birth Name: Choi Sooyoung (최수영)
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Birth Date: February 10, 1990
Family: Mom, Dad, Older Sister (SooJin)
Position: Dancer, Supporting Vocalist
Nicknames: Shikshin, Summer, NaSoo
Training: 4 Years, 3 Months
Motto: Don't do something you'll regret later
Languages: Korean (Native), English (Basic), Chinese (Basic), Japanese (Fluent)
Height: 170 cm 
Weight: 48 kg
Blood Type: O
High School: JungShin All Girls High School
Sub-Groups: None
Hobbies: Swimming

Facts


  • Favorite Number is 8
  • Favorite Color is Pink
  • Favorite SNSD song is Complete
  • Debuted even before SNSD when she was 12, with a duo called Route-O in Japan.
  • She is the tallest in SNSD, SSF stating that her height is now 173 cm.
  • One of the most caring members in SNSD
  • She is fluent in Japanese
  • Her favorite time of the day is not eating time, but shower time!
  • She has a hard time making turns when driving, so someone has to remind her to turn or else she will just keep going straight (Lol!)
  • A huge fan of baseball.
  • She is close with F.T. Island's Jaejin.
  • Her favorite ice cream flavor is Chocomint.
  • Besides Sungmin, she is close with most members of SuJu.
  • She is a Harry Potter fan.
  • She eats right after she wakes up.
  • She has dimples.
  • She was the first member to know about Soshified.
  • After Fany and Sica, she is the best English speaker in SNSD.
  • She has a huge crush on Brad Pitt, but her mom doesn't want international marriages.
  •  SNSD members all agree that Sooyoung is the member who is prettiest without ake-up. 
  • On SBS Strong Heart, Sooyoung confessed about an incident involving a toilet. Her whole family was in a Seoul subway stop when some fans took notice of her. Sooyoung who wasn't all decked out in her stage apparel and makeup, ran into the bathroom to hide (she was afraid someone would write that she doesn't look that good in person). The two fans were knocking on the door but Sooyoung kept on insisting that she is not SNSD's Sooyoung and that they've got the wrong person. As they were losing hope, suddenly Sooyoung's mother yelled "CHOI SOOYOUNG! HURRY UP AND COME OUT!" (LOL). Of course, with her identity confirmed, no fan would just leave. Sooyoung said, "They slipped a piece of paper under the stall door and I just took it and quickly signed it. They eventually went away and I was finally able to get out of the bathroom!" (Credit to zeroka @ indowebster.web.id)
  • She was once caught puckering her lips in her sleep (Haha lol!)



The face of the group -- many guys name her as their ideal girl!

Birth Name: Im Yoona (임윤아)
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Birth Date: May 30, 1990
Family: Dad, Older Sister (Name unknown)
Position: Visual, Dancer, Supporting Vocalist
Nicknames: Deer Yoona, Alligator Yoona
Training: 7 Years, 2 Months
Motto: Be confident in everything
Languages: Korean (Native), English (Basic), Chinese (Basic), Japanese (Basic)
Height: 168 cm
Weight: Less that 47 kg
Blood Type: B
High School: Daeyoung High School
Sub-Groups: None
Hobbies: Acting

Facts


  • She is also a shikshin of the group.
  • She is the Queen of CFs in SNSD.
  • She is a great actress, and one of the best in SNSD.
  • Yoona is the dishwasher of SNSD, and the strongest of SNSD too.
  • She is more confident in her dancing and acting than in her singing.
  • She would like a son and a daughter.
  • Yoona has admitted once that she never had a boyfriend because she wanted to pursue her dream and career before love. 
  • Many guys have named her as their ideal girl, but she says that not many guys ask her out.
  • She slept at a hair salon once.
  • She has no ear piercings.
  • She loves mint chocolate chip ice cream.
  • Her favorite fruit is strawberry.
  • She is Lee Seunggi's ideal girl (LUCKY!)
  • She likes ballad songs.
  • She wants to get married by the time she's 27 or 28.
  • Favorite Number is 93
  • Favorite Color is Blue
  • Favorite Song from SNSD is Complete
  • Ideal guy is Japanese actor and idol singer Kimura Takuya
  • According to SNSD's trainer, she has genes that prevents her from getting fat (Lucky her! That sounds like one of my friends...)
  • She likes pranking her unnies
  • She eats a lot but never gets bloated (I'm jealous)
  • She is the second youngest of the group.
  • Likes to taunt Sica with cucumbers.
  • Likes to midnight snack
  • CSJH's Dana was one of her vocal mentors
  • If she didn't become a singer, she would've wanted to become a chef
  • She had her first overseas visit when she was 3-4 years old to Australia.



The health-freak maknae, but everyone loves her <3

Birth Name: Seo Juhyun (서주현)
Stage Name: Seohyun (서현)
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Birth Date: June 28, 1991
Family: Mom, Dad, no siblings
Position: Main Vocalist
Nicknames: Maknae, Seororo
Training: 6 Years, 6 Months
Motto: If your dream is alive, then one day it will come true
Languages: Korean (Native), English (Basic), Chinese (Basic), Japanese (Basic)
Height: 168 cm (not positive)
Weight: 48 kg
Blood Type: A
High School: Daeyoung High School
Sub-Groups: TaeTiSeo
Hobbies: Piano

Facts


  • She is childhood friends with Yoona (probably since they both got into SM at such young ages around the same time)
  • Her ideal guy is Johnny Depp
  • Favorite Number is 64
  • Favorite Color is White
  • She loves Keroro
  • Favorite Song from SNSD is Kissing You
  • She is/was learning guitar from Yonghwa
  • One of the tall members of the group.
  • She had a hard time recording Oh! because of the "Oppareul saranghae," part. She doesn't like the lyrics.
  • She is health-freak. 
  • She takes the longest when taking a bath/shower
  • Seohyun is close with Yoona even before their debut.
  • Once she got her hands yellow because she ate too much pumpkin.
  • She wants to get married at 30.
  • She hates hamburgers and any fast foods.
  • Has the ability to imitate alarm clocks.
  • She played the violin in Elementary School.
  • She always stands up straight.
  • SeoHyun bit the teacher who taught them how to act (in HMF) for 6 times
  • She is the only member without any siblings
  • Seohyun said that skin cells start to grow at 10 p.m. and stop at 2 a.m.
  • She is very conservative -- she once cried because a SuJu member called her sexy as a compliment. 



Credit Goes To: S♥NE'S + welovesnsdfam@tumblr and myself


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