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Choi Soo-Young 최수영



Choi Soo-Young

Choi Soo-Young (최수영)is a renowned South Korean singer, dancer, songwriter, MC, TV Representer and celebrity, also a member of the K-pop group named SNSD (Girls’ Generation) and Korean-Japanese Duo group called Route θ. In addition, she is a great actress and appeared in dramas like Run On, Squad 38, Man in the Kitchen; tell me What You Saw, and many more.

In this article, we have included everything about Soo-Young. Scroll down to know about his marriage, relationship, career, age, and height, etc.

Family Details of Choi Soo-Young

Choi Soo-Young (최수영) was born on 10th February 1990 in Gwangju, Gyeonggi, South Korea, turning 31 this year in 2021. She was born and raised in South Korea, holding a South Korean nationality and belonging to Korean ethnicity. Her hangul name is 최수영 and  Hanja is 崔秀英. Her stage name is Lively Princess Soo-Young, and her English name is Summer Choi (썸머 최).

Her father, Choi Jungnam, is an architect and manager of a contracting company, and her mother named Moon Sohee, a housewife and also taught opera classes. She has an elder sister named Choi Soo Jin, a musical actress. Her father suffered from a disease called retinitis pigmentosa. She has held an annual charity auction event named ‘Beaming Effect’ to earn money for finding a cure for the disease her father has been suffering from since 2015.

Quick Facts:

Full NameChoi Soo-Young
Native Name최수영
Stage NameSooyoung (수영)
Birthday10th February 1990
Birth PlaceGwangju, Gyeonggi, South Korea
NationalitySouth Korean
ParentsChoi Jungnam (Father)
Moon Sohee (Mother)
SiblingChoi Soo Jin (Elder Sister)
OccupationSinger, Songwriter, Actress
AgencySM Entertainment (2007–2017)
Echo Global Group (2018–2019)
SARAM Entertainment (2019–present)
Associated ActSNSD (Girls’ Generation 소녀시대)
route φ (ルート・ヨン
PositionLead Dancer, Lead Rapper, Sub Vocalist
Height5ft. 8 inch
Weight45 Kg
Relationship StatusIn a relationship
Blood TypeO
Partner(s)Jung Kyung-ho (2012-present)
Net WorthApproximately US $1 million

Early Life

Choi Soo- Young completed her study from Jeong Shin Women High School in 2009 and majored on performing arts and theatre at Chung- Ang University (중앙대학교) with her fellow SNSD member named Yuri. SM Entertainment initially found her out in an Open Audition which was held when she was in Fifth Grade and won the first place at the 2002 Korea-Japan Ultra Idol Duo Audition.

After that, she debuted in Japan as a member of the group named Route θ. The group released three singles before separating in 2003. The singles are ‘Waku! Waku! It’s Love’,’ Start’ and ‘Painting’ and 3 B sides: ‘Go-Go Happy!!”Kimi Ni Ae Ta Kara ‘and ‘Onna No KO Magic’.

She is the tallest member of SNSD and also the biggest eater as well, but she doesn’t gain weight quickly. Sooyoung has a high interest in fashion and considers herself a fashionable member of SNSD. Her favorite ice cream is Choco mint, and her favorite color is pink to black. She has four puppies named Mori, Cherry, Suri, and Yuri. She is also a fan of a comic writer named Kangfull.

Choi Soo-Young
Choi Soo-Young Image source Instagram

Physical Stats

Soo-Young is a renowned Korean Idol of the k-pop Band named SNSD (Girls’ Generation). Her sun sign is Aquarius, and the Chinese astrology sign is Horse. She has a fantastic body physique. Her height is about 175cm, and she weighs 45kg. She has black eye color and stylish straight black hair color. Her blood type is O.

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Choi Soo- Young’s Career Details

Soo-Young went back to SM Entertainment after getting separated from Route θ and debuted in South Korea as a member of the girl group named Girls’ Generation in August 2007. The group gained a mass amount of popularity with the release of their single named ‘Gee’ in 2009.

She has won a variety of awards in different categories. Soo-young did 30th Seoul  Music Awards with Shin Dong-You and Kim Hee-Chul in 2021. Soo-young ended her contract with SM Entertainment in November 2017 and went with another agency named Echo Global Group.

Choi Soo-Young
Choi Soo-Young Image source Instagram

Facts about Choi Soo-Young

  • She is fluent in Korean, English, and Japanese and basic in Chinese language.
  • She ended her contract with Echo Global Group and joined Saram Entertainment in 2019.
  • She cries most easily comparing to other member of SNSD.
  • She likes to eat spicy cabbage and also she can eat 3 ice cream scoops in just 5 minutes.
  • Sooyoung can play the piano.

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Choi Soo-Young’s Dating life

Soo-Young has been dating Jung Kyung-ho. The couple started dating each other in 2012 and now turning nine years of being together. Also, they are expecting to get married this 2021.

Choi Soo-Young’s Net worth

Choi Soo-Young’s net worth is estimated to be approx. $100,000 – $1 million in 2021.Her net worth varies from time to time; it is harder to estimate how much she has spent.

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