Full Profile of Girls’ Generation (SNSD) Members (Names, Age, Height, Religion, and Positions)


General Information About Girls Generation (SNSD)

Girls Generation, who is also known as SNSD (소녀시대 read: SoNyeoSiDae), is a South Korean girl group under S.M. Entertainment. The group debuted in 2007 with “Into The New World”. The group originally consisted of 9 members: Taeyeon, Sunny, Tiffany, JessicaHyoyeon, Yuri, Sooyoung, Yoona and Seohyun. But later Jessica left the group in September 2014. In 2017 the other 3 members Tiffany, Sooyoung, and Seohyun also left.

Although their debut album didn’t gain much attention, their single “Gee” in 2009 got a lot of attention and claimed the top spot on KBS “Music Bank” by breaking the record for winning for nine consecutive weeks . The song was also named the most popular song of the 2000s in South Korea. After that they began to get attention every time they had their comeback with songs like “Tell Me Your Wish (Genie)”, “Oh!”, and “Run Devil Run”. They debuted in Japan in 2011 and their album topped the Oricon Chart in Japan.

They started to become a global star after their debut in Japan along with their comeback with “The Boys” and “I Got A Boy”

Their first official comeback was after Jessica left the group in 2014. Firstly they released “Party” and after that they release the two title songs “Lion Heart” and ” You Think”.

Holiday Night is the last comeback for Girls Generation with 8 members, before some of the member didn’t renew their contract. This comeback is to celebrate their 10th year debut. In August 2022, SNSD showed the power of the longest running girl group in Korea by making a  comeback. It is now proven that SNSD won’t be disbanding in the near future.

SNSD Kid Leader, Taeyeon Profile And Facts

  • Real Name : Kim Tae Yeon (김태연)
  • Stage Name : Taeyeon (태연)
  • Position : Leader and main vocal
  • Birth : March 9th 1989
  • Blood Type: A
  • Zodiac : Pisces
  • Birth Place: Jeonju, North Jeolla, South Korea
  • Height: 158cm
  • Weight: 45 kg
  • Instagram: @taeyeon_ss

Fun Facts of Taeyeon :

  • She was born in Jeonju, North Jeolla, South Korea
  • She is a Christian
  • She has an older brother named Kim Ji Woong and a sister named Kim Hae Yeon
  • She joined S.M Entertainment in 2004 through S.M 8th Annual Best Contest as she won the Best Singer 1st Place Grand Award
  • She was a trainee for 4 years and 3 months
  • Her music talent comes from her parents. Her dad was a vocalist in a band and her mom had won children’s song competitions when she was young
  • She is very good at singing
  • She used to travel from Seoul back to her home almost everyday during her trainee days
  • Her hobbies are watching movies and listening to music
  • She loves red bean paste, unlike Sunny who hates it
  • She can speak Chinese and Japanese
  • She graduated from Jeonju Art High School
  • Her nicknames were Taeng, Taengoo, Tete, Kid Leader, ByunTaeng (pervert Taeng), and JumTaeng
  • She was the eldest among members but she acts like the youngest
  • Once she said that she didn’t want to be the leader because she thought that SNSD shouldn’t have a leader, since most of the members were born in the same year
  • She has a problem with her eyes (short sighted) so she wears contact lenses
  • The other members said that sometimes she sleepwalks
  • She is really scary when she is angry
  • She is one of the SNSD best chef with Hyoyeon
  • She voiced Margo on the Korean version of “Despicable Me“
  • She was an MC for MBC “Music Core” along with her fellow members Tiffany and Seohyun
  • Sunny and Sooyong voted Taeyeon to the be the most popular among the members
  • She has dated Baekhyun from EXO for 11 month
  • She was cast in MBC “We Got Married” along with Jung Hyung Don (MC of MBC “Weekly Idol”) as her husband
  • She is part of the subgroup “TaeTiSeo” (TTS) that debuted in April 2012 along with her fellow members Tiffany and Seohyun
  • She debuted as a solo singer in October 2015 by releasing her first mini album titled “I”
  • She was the first member of SNSD that had a solo debut
  • She is the only member of SNSD that never acted in a serial drama
  • Although she never acted in a serial drama, she is the queen of OST (Original Sound Track) for serial dramas
  • She got involved in a car accident because of her own careless driving on November 28th 2017 but she returned home safely without injuries
  • She renewed her contract with S.M Entertainment in 2017 along with Sunny, Hyoyeon, Yuri, and Yoona
  • Her ideal type is a guy with a clear white skin and red lips. “Wouldn’t the most basic factor be the guy’s pretty smile? To make their smile shine, I wish their style would look natural no matter the location or time.”
  • INFJ is Taeyeon MBTI type
  • Taeyeon has the most pale skin among the member of SNSD
  • Taeyeon favorite color are light purple and light blue
  • Taeyeon is the oldest member in SNSD
  • Erika is her English name
  • Boa is the inspiration that made her of becoming a singer

SNSD Cute and Lovely, Sunny Profile And Facts

  • Real Name : Lee Soon Kyu (이순규)
  • Stage Name: Sunny (써니)
  • Position : Lead vocal
  • Birth : May 15th 1989
  • Blood Type : B
  • Zodiac : Taurus
  • Height: 155 cm
  • Weight: 44 kg
  • Instagram: @515sunnyday
  • Twitter: @sunnyday515

Fun Facts  Of Sunny :

  • She was born on Los Angeles, California, USA and later moved to Kuwait. But she and  her family moved back to South Korea because of the Gulf War
  • She doesn‘t like her name “Sun Kyu” because she thinks it sounds like a name for an older generation
  • She has 2 older sisters named Lee Eun Kyu and Lee Jin Kyu
  • She has the same birth date with her two sisters. They all were born on May 15th, but in different years
  • She is the niece of S.M Entertainment president, Lee Soo Man
  • She graduated from Baehwa All-Girls High School
  • She joined Starlight Entertainment (one of SM Academy) in 1998 and trained for five years before becoming a part of Sugar, but the duo never debuted and they disbanded
  • In 2007 she became a trainee of SM Entertainment and debuted with SNSD after a few months of training
  • Her nicknames are Soonkyu, Queen of aegyo, DJ Soon, Ssun, Sunny Bunny, and Choi Danshin which means the shortest
  • She got a grade of 97.5 when getting her driver’s license
  • She along with her fellow member Taeyeon were called “the short duo”
  • She is the most cheerful member in SNSD and she has a lot of aegyo (cute gesture)
  • Her hobbies are listening to music, shopping, swimming, playing video games, and doing sports
  • She can speak Japanese and Chinese. She is also good at sports
  • Sunny can do the zombie dance in a sexy way
  • She can imitate Tiffany’s eye smile
  • She hates red bean paste, so whenever she eats bungobbang (a type of bread or cake form South Korea with red bean paste in the middle), she only eats the head and the tail (parts without too much red bean paste) and gives the rest to Taeyeon who LOVES red bean paste
  • She has a phobia of firework explosions
  • She acted in several musical theaters such as “Singin in the rain” and “Catch me if you can”,  both in Korea and Japan
  • She also starred in the Super Junior H music video “Cooking? Cooking!”
  • She renewed her contract with S.M Entertainment in 2017 along with Taeyeon, Hyeyeon, Yuri, and Yoona
  • Her ideal type is a guy with good manners “He has to be generous. I wish he is really kind and friendly to elders and children. Wouldn’t a guy like that have good manners with me too?” She said this during an interview
  • Sunny MBTI type is ISTJ
  • Green is Sunny’s favorite color
  • Sunny is part of SNSD’s new unit called Oh!GG
  • Sunny really like to drink water most often compare to other SNSD members
  • Sunny had been a radio DJ for “MBC FM4U’s Sunny’s FM Date” in 2014 until 2015

The Dancing Queen Of SNSD, Hyoyeon Profile And Facts

  • Real Name : Kim Hyo Yeon (김효연)
  • Stage Name : Hyoyeon (효연)
  • Position : Main dancer, main rapper, and vocal
  • Birth : September 22th 1989
  • Blood Type: AB
  • Zodiac : Virgo
  • Height: 160 cm
  • Weight: 49 kg
  • Instagram : @watasiwahyo
  • Weibo : hyoyeon_GG

Fun Facts Of Hyoyeon  :

  • She was born in Incheon, South Korea
  • She is a Christian
  • She has a younger brother named Kim Min Gu
  • She joined S.M Entertainment in 2000 at the age of 11 through the S.M Entertainment Casting System
  • She was a trainee for 6 years and 1 month
  • She graduated from Winners Dance School
  • Her nicknames are Hyoraengi (tiger hyoyeon), Kim choding (elementary school kid Kim), Kim Yeolsal (10 year old Kim), and Fiona
  • She is also known as the mother of SNSD
  • She usually wakes up all the members but often gets scolded by them in their sleep (especially Tiffany and Yoona, but they always apologize when they are actually awake)
  • She is very interested in fashion and she admires Jennifer Lopez, the fashionista, a lot
  • She can memorize a dance move by just watching it once or twice
  • Her hobbies are watching movies and listening to music
  • She is really good at dancing
  • She is the best chef of SNSD, along with Taeyeon
  • She likes doing laundry
  • She has learned jazz, ballet, hip hop, belly dancing, popping and locking
  • She can speak Chinese and Japanese
  • Along with Siwon from Super Junior, she was sent to study Chinese in Beijing in 2004
  • She always gets car sick every time they have a trip, so she sits at the front seat next to the driver to avoid vomiting
  • She had worked with Janet Jackson and BoA’s silhouette dancer during a performance at Mnet KM Music Festival 2005 before debuting with SNSD
  • She released her first solo song titled “Mystery” in December 2016 through SM Station and “Wannabe” in 2017
  • She starred in a reality show called “Invincible Youth” along with Bora from SISTAR, Suzy from Miss A, Jiyoung from KARA and Yewon from Jewelry
  • She is the only member who still lives in their dorm
  • She renewed her contract with S.M Entertainment in 2017 along with Taeyeon, Sunny, Yuri, and Yoona
  •  “I want a guy without double eyelids. A smile with corners of lips lifted up would be nice. Sometimes, it wouldn’t be bad to have him lift up the atmosphere with his clumsiness. A good common sense is a must too.” She said this about her ideal type during an interview
  • Hyoyeon is part of SNSD’s new unit called Oh!GG
  • Hyoyeon favorite color is green, same like Sunny
  • Venus is her English name
  • Hyoyeon became one of the contestant of Mnet’s survival show called “Hit The Stage” in 2016
  • Hyo is her name stage as a DJ while promoting in domestic club tours and EDM concerts
  • Hyoyeon can speak very fast which often makes her words hard to understand by people