Everything You Should Know About The Visual Goddess Of South Korea: AOA’s Kim Seol-hyun
Seolhyun was born with the birth name Kim Seol-hyun. Seolhyun was born on January 3rd, 1995, in Bucheon, South Korea. Before officially debuting, Seolhyun won the 8th Smart Model Contest, which is a modeling competition for school uniforms. After that, she was recruited by FNC Entertainment until finally, she debuted as a member of AOA on July 30th, 2012.
In 2012 after her debut with AOA, Seolhyun began to enter the acting world. Her career in the music and acting world is growing. Until now, the idol, who is famous for her perfect visuals, has continued to pursue both fields. Seolhyun debuted in the drama series Seo Young, My Daughter (2012). Seolhyun plays Seo Eun-soo, Kang Sung-jae’s lover (CNBlue’s Jungshin). After that, many dramas and films are featured by Seolhyun, such as Ugly Alert, Orange Marmalade, Gangnam Blues, Memoir of a Murderer, and many more.
Aside from acting and music, Seolhyun also attracted attention by appearing on a KBS variety show titled Brave Family in 2015. In January 2016, Seolhyun won the Model of the Year title. Seolhyun along with handsome South Korean actor Park Bo-gum was even chosen as the Top Celebrity Endorser in 2017. Not only that, Seolhyun was also chosen as a promotional ambassador for Visit Korea Year. In 2020, Seolhyun will be making a comeback in tvN’s latest drama titled Night and Day. In this drama, she will play the role of Gong Hye-won, a member of the police in the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency, who is known to be outspoken in conveying her thoughts. Not only that, she is known to do anything in investigating a case. In this drama, Seolhyun will be acting with handsome actor Nam Goong-min.
In this article, Channel-Korea will provide you with detailed information about AOA’a Seolhyun’s comeback with her girl group AOA, her drama, and her latest news. So, stay tuned and keep scrolling down.
AOA’s Comeback With “Come See Me”
On October 23rd, 2019, a source from FNC Entertainment confirmed AOA’s comeback in November 2019 after joining the survival show Queendom. Then on November 26th, 2019, AOA officially released their sixth mini-album NEW MOON and the music video for the main song “Come See Me.”
“Come See Me” is a dance track that combines strong beats and lyrical guitar sound. The attractive hook and rap parts convey the loneliness of the cold wind late at night. In this album, AOA shows their new character with changes in existing members. AOA presents an interesting concept. The five members look cool with a mix of pants, tops, and hairstyle nuanced gypsy which is quite unique. Their expressions seemed fierce.
That was AOA’s first comeback after losing 3 members for not renewing their contract with FNC Entertainment. Jimin, Yuna, Hyejeong, Seolhyun, and Chanmi are the members who have decided to continue and finally started their comeback in November 2019.
Here’s AOA’s Music Video for their comeback in November 2019 “Come See Me.”
K-Drama My Country: The New Age
The drama My Country: The New Age is the latest drama by JTBC to replace Be Melodramatic. With a historical theme, this drama stars young Korean actors and actresses with a myriad of talents. My Country: The New Age does not contain elements of comedy, so it presents a deeper romance. Seolhyun is the main player who will play two different characters. My Country: The New Age is her first comeback drama after being in a hiatus for 4 years. Last time, Seolhyun from AOA starred in the 2015 drama Orange Marmalade. In this drama, Seolhyun plays Han Hee-jae, a smart woman who doesn’t know who her real father is. Seolhyun also acted with actors Yang Se-jong and Woo Do-hwan.
Set in the Goryeo Dynasty and early Joseon Dynasty. This drama tells the story of protecting the love of three people in a historical circle. The difference of opinion in My Country made these two friends point their swords at each other. A knight Seo Hwi, played by Yang Se-jong and his father Seo Geom, who is a famous commander. Seo Hwi tried to smile when his life became a terrible existence.
Meanwhile, Nam Sun-ho’s father was involved in a corruption scandal, making Nam Sun Ho have to face the reality of losing his dream. Nam Sun-ho himself is a smart and talented figure, but because of hereditary problems, Nam Sun-ho is looked down on by the public. His biggest desire is to pass the military service exam. However, things got worse when Nam Sun-ho got into conflict with Seo Hwi because of a misunderstanding.
Seolhyun’s Latest News
In 2020, Seolhyun is still the idol with the best reputation brand ranking. Recently, Seolhyun is known to have given donations to children with cancer. So, do you want to know what are the latest news from visual goddess Seolhyun? Let’s check out the news below!
Donations For Children
One member of AOA, Seolhyun, was reported to have donated to children with cancer. Seolhyun was indeed known as a generous figure who likes to help those in need. LOVE FNC revealed that Seolhyun donated 50 million won or around 43 thousand dollars to help the children who lack. The donation will be channeled to the care of cancer survivors through the Samsung Medical Center.
The FNC revealed again, Seolhyun finally decided to donate after hearing the news that a survivor could not be operated on because she could not afford to pay for the treatment. The news touched the heart of this woman born on January 3rd, 1995. “I was told and finally I decided to donate to the children and some people who needed them because they could not be operated because the costs were wrapped around,” Seolhyun explained.
Seolhyun also donated to the victims of the 2017 earthquake in Pohang, South Korea. The number of donations reached the same figure of 50 million Won. Not only that, but this AOA member also donated her wealth to schools in Seoul. The donations are in the form of scholarships received by deaf children. She has donated 100 million Won (around $88,670) to help child care centers and teenage poverty.
For this blessing, she was lined up to become one of the Community Chest of Korea’s Honor Society. This status was given to donors who have contributed large amounts of money. In addition to humanitarian work, she and AOA collectively donated to the animal protection group. Seolhyun also once with Lee Jung-shin flew to Myanmar to become a volunteer in 2018.
New Hair Color With Blue
The hairstyle is one of the important things in supporting appearance. Some hairstyles, such as Chin Bob and high ponytail have become Korean-style hair trends. Not only haircut models, hair coloring can also be a thing that can change the appearance. For Korean celebrities, changing hair color has become a way to express their personality and creativity. Right now blue hair is popular among Korean idols.
Since debut until now, AOA’s Seolhyun is one of the K-Pop idols who rarely changes her hairstyle. Identical to the natural dark color, at that time Seolhyun was really ready to be different. AOA’s Seolhyun apparently changed her hair color to blue for her comeback with AOA. At least that’s the view that you can find in her Instagram Stories post.
On Instagram Stories, AOA’s Seolhyun shows what the hair transformation process starts with the bleaching process. Takes quite a long time, she also showed off her hair suddenly blonde to the tip of the head. After the hair base was ready, the stylist finally chooses the blue color according to the winter trend that was being hit among K-Pop idols.
Appearing first with pretty vibrant hair color, Seolhyun managed to become a hot topic of conversation on social media. Looking fresh and different with her new appearance, Korean fans and netizens also wrote various praises for Seolhyun. They judged that blue like this matched Seolhyun a lot and made her look even more beautiful.
Seolhyun’s Beautiful Face
After not launching a new project in the K-Pop music industry for a while, AOA finally officially released their sixth mini-album titled New Moon on November 26th, 2019. Along with that, the girl group under FNC Entertainment also launched the title track titled “Come See Me” on the same day.
The five beautiful idols were preoccupied with promotions from their latest comeback. One of them was attending the Idol Room program. In one episode of the program, the members of AOA talked about many things. One of them was revealed from the footage distributed by the production team during the shooting process. Including interesting moments that occurred at the show that aired on November 27th, 2019.
That moment was when MCs Jung Hyung-don and Defconn revealed that Seolhyun thought her face was the best and cute visual. The beautiful idol responded to the words of the two Idol Room hosts casually. Even she is proud of not being ashamed to admit the charm of her good looks in front of everyone.
“I call my face pretty because it’s like that. That means it’s nice to see my face,” Seolhyun said. Jung Hyung-don and Defconn also had time to ask a tickling question. They asked whether Seolhyun still wanted to keep her real face or even wanted to turn it into a visual like one of the AOA members who was considered the best.
“Do you want to have a face with the best face parts of other AOA members or still want to have a face like yours?” Seolhyun once again answered confidently, “I still want my own face,” answered the beautiful idol.
Seolhyun’s statement about her face that was considered beautiful was crowded into the discussion of South Korean netizens. Interestingly, many gave unexpected responses by agreeing to call the beautiful idol indeed having a pretty face.
“I agree, Seolhyun is very beautiful indeed,” wrote a netizen. “I used to think Seolhyun was beautiful but the more I looked at her, the more charming she was,” continued the others. “Her face is really pretty, Seolhyun is cool,” said another netizen.
“People keep saying she’s black. Isn’t that cool? Seolhyun herself said that she originally had black skin! Let’s not judge people just by the picture. I think Seolhyun’s soul is amazing. That’s cool, Seolhyun,” concluded the other netizens.
Seolhyun’s Upcoming Drama
Seolhyun has the potential to reunite with handsome actor Nam Goong-min for tvN’s new drama Night and Day. She was offered to play Gong Hye-won in the drama. Gong Hye-won is a member of the police at the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency who is known to be outspoken in conveying her thoughts. Not only that, she is known to do anything in investigating a case.
The news was later confirmed by FNC Entertainment as the agency that oversees Seolhyun. “She got an offer to star in the drama and is now considering it,” said the FNC Entertainment.
If the negotiations go smoothly, then the drama Night and Day will be Seolhyun’s latest screen project, after My Country: The New Age which aired in 2019. While for Nam Goong-min this will be a new drama after he finished airing the drama Hot Stove League on February 14th, 2020.
TvN is known to have approached Nam Goong-min and Han Ye-seul as the main cast of the drama in December 2019. The handsome actor will star in the character of Do Jung-woo, an intelligent detective who is famous for being fashionable. Unfortunately, Han Ye-seul refused the offer to star in the character of an FBI agent named Jamie Layton. So now the drama production team of Night and Day is still looking for the right actress to replace the Birth of a Beauty actress.
Combining the genre of romantic drama and mystery, Night and Day is about the good and bad in life. The story is about the connection between an unsolved case in the present and the secret behind a mysterious incident in a village about 26 years ago.
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