Learn More About SNSD’s Taeyeon’s Sister, Kim Ha-yeon
Kim Ha-yeon is the younger sister of SNSD’s Taeyeon. She first became known after an announcement about her becoming a trainee at SM Entertainment back in August 2015. She received fans attention after being featured in SNSD’s Taeyeon’s updates on Snapchat.
In this article, Channel-Korea will provide you with a rundown of everything about Kim Ha-yeon, who is SNSD’s Taeyeon’s sister and also a trainee. So, stay tuned!
Kim Ha-yeon’s Full Profile
Name: Kim Ha-yeon (김하연)
Date of Birth: August 31st, 1998
Birthplace: South Korea
Star sign: Virgo
Education: Jeonju Fine Arts High School
Siblings: an older brother and an older sister
Facts About Kim Ha-yeon
- She is SNSD’s Taeyeon’s younger sister.
- She has an older brother named Kim Ji-woong and an older sister named Kim Tae-yeon.
- Her older brother is 10 years older than her, while her older sister is 9 years older than her.
- She became an SM trainee in August 2015.
Relationship with Her Sister, Taeyeon
SNSD’s Taeyeon’s sister, Kim Ha-yeon, first became publicly known after an announcement about her becoming a trainee at SM Entertainment back in August 2015. Since then, fans have been curious and looking for as many photos of Ha-yeon as possible. She appeared in her sister’s Snapchat in 2016 and surprised everyone, as public appearances of her were very rare.
As shown in SNSD’s Taeyeon’s Snapchat story, the two sisters spent an eventful day together, playing with dogs, trying dog filters, and getting shot in the hospital. SNSD’s Taeyeon accompanied her younger sister as her guardian and cheered her sibling on as she was getting a shot.
There weren’t many photos of Ha-yeon around, but she was also spotted during Taeyeon’s solo concert to give her support. She can be seen sitting with Taeyeon’s parents behind SNSD’s Sooyoung, Yoona, and Tiffany. Ha-yeon is the girl in the upper right-hand corner.
Trainee at SM Entertainment
In late August 2015, SNSD’s Taeyeon’s sister reportedly became a trainee at SM Entertainment. The announcement was published by STC Academy, an academy for young aspiring artists training in order to enter large entertainment companies in hope of becoming idols. The post read, “Student Kim Ha-yeon (17) of STC Academy has been accepted into SM Entertainment through a non-public audition. Although she is still a trainee, we hope and cheer for the day we can see her on TV.”
The post appeared to be a simple announcement like many other announcements on their Facebook page, but the fact that Kim Ha-yeon is SNSD’s younger sister sure attracted a lot of attention. Many people expressed their surprise with the news. Some netizens commented that they didn’t know that SNSD’s Taeyeon had a younger sister.
Rumored to Debut
With SM’s most recent debut being a boy group, fans are speculating that a girl group will debut next, and Ha-yeon might debut in that group, as her age is close to many of the other female trainees in the company. However, at this time, Ha-yeon has yet to be introduced officially as an SM Rookie.
Kim Ha-yeon is gaining a lot of attention after a video of her vocal performance surfaced online. The video was from the HAC Applied Music’s vocal performance showcase posted in December 2017. She performed Ellie Goulding’s “Love Me Like You Do” which highlighted her soft, tender voice which can be likened to her sister’s talents. Her English was well praised too.
Her most recent song cover was a rendition of Sabrina Carpenter’s “Why.” Check out her cover below!
Despite Ha-yeon’s rare public appearances, she surely has proven to have singing skills like her sister. She also has a resemblance to her sister. That was all for the information about SNSD’s Taeyeon’s sister, Kim Ha-yeon. Don’t forget to share your thoughts in the comment section below!