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YOONA Profile and Facts

Yoona Profile: Yoona Facts and Ideal Type

Yoona (윤아) is a South Korean solo singer and actress under SM Entertainment. She is currently a member of Girls’ Generation (SNSD) and a leader/member of it’s subgroup Oh!GG. She debuted as a soloist on September 8, 2017, and as an actress in 2007 in the drama Two Outs in the Ninth Inning.

Stage Name: Yoona (윤아)
Birth Name: Im Yoon Ah (임윤아)
Birthday: May 30, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 168 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 48 kg (106 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Instagram: @yoona__lim / @limyoona__official
Youtube: limyoona__official

Yoona Facts:
– She was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– She has an older sister.
– Nicknames: Yoong, Saseumi (deer), Him Yoona (strong Yoona), Im-choding (elementary school-kid Im), Saebyuk, & Alligator Yoong.
– Her English name is Roxanne.
– She speaks Korean (Fluent), English, Chinese, Japanese (Basic).
– She was cast during 2002 SM Saturday Open Casting Audition.
– She debuted as a member of SNSD is 2007.
– She debuted as an actress in 2007.
– She loves to eat cereal before bed.
– She has the most fans among male celebs in SNSD.
– Her favorite season is winter.
– She doesn’t know how to swim.
– She likes to play bowling.
– She has a Bichon dog called Rae-O.
– She enjoys cooking and said she would have become a chef if she wasn’t a singer.
– She’s a part of the dance trio of SNSD.
– She is the leader of SNSD’s sub unit Oh!GG.
– She claimed that she has more confidence in dancing and acting rather than singing.
– She is currently an employee on Hyori’s Homestay.
– Yoona released her first solo single called “When the Wind”. (SM Station, on 8 September 2017)
– In January 2014, it was revealed that she had been dating Lee Seung Gi since September 2013.
– On August 13, 2015, their agencies confirmed that they had ended their relationship due to their busy schedules but remained as friends.
– In 2019 she appointed as an ambassador by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
– She gain the nickname “CF Queen” due to her several television commercials.
– Yoona’s ideal type: “When you say ‘good guy’, I think of my dad. He never lost his calmness in any situation and comforted people considerately. Can I expect that kind of ‘consideration’ from the world’s best guy?”

Yoona Movies:
2 O’clock Date | 2022
Confidential Assignment 2: International | 2022 – Park Min-Young
A Year-End Medley | 2021 – Soo-Yeon
Miracle: Letters to the President | 2021 – Ra-Hee
Exit (엑시트) | 2019 – Eui Joo
Confidential Assignment (공조) | 2017 – Park Min Young

Yoona Drama Series:
King the Land | 2023 – Cheon Sa-Rang
Big Mouth | MBC / 2022 – Go Mi-Ho
The Miracle | 2021 – Song Rahee
Hush (허쉬) | JTBC / 2020 – Lee Ji Soo
The King in Love (왕은 사랑한다)
| MBC / 2017 – Eun San / So Hwa
The K2 (더 케이투) | tvN / 2016 – Go An Na
Prime Minister & I (총리와) | KBS2 / 2013-2014 – Nam Da Jung
Love Rain (사랑비) | KBS2 / 2012 – Kim Yoon-hee / Jung Ha Na
Cinderella Man (신데렐라 맨) | MBC / 2009 – Seo Yoo Jin
You Are My Destiny (너는 내 운명) | KBS / 2008-2009 – Jang Sae Byuk
Woman of Matchless Beauty, Park Jung-geum (천하일색 박정금) | MBC / 2008 – Mi Ae (cameo eps. 19, 20, 23)
Unstoppable Marriage (못말리는 결혼) | KBS2 / 2007-2008 – Princess (cameo ep. 64)
Two Outs in the Ninth Inning (9회말 2아웃) | MBC / 2007 – Shin Joo Young

Yoona Awards:
2021 Golden Cinema Film Festival | Popularity Award (“Exit”)
2021 Blue Dragon Film Awards | Popular Star Award (“Miracle: Letters to the President”)
2019 COSMO Glam Night | Person of the Year (“Im Yoon-ah”)
2019 Women in Film Korea Festival | Best New Actress (“Exit”)
2019 Buil Film Awards | Most Popular Actress (“Exit”)
2019 Blue Dragon Film Awards | Popular Star Award (“Exit”)
2019 Asia Artist Awards | Best Social Artist, Actress (“Im Yoon-ah”)
2019 Asia Artist Awards | Best Artist Award, Actress (“Exit”)
2018 Asia Artist Awards | AFA Next Generation Award (“Confidential Assignment”)
2018 Asia Artist Awards | Trend Award (“Im Yoon-ah”)
2017 The Seoul Awards | Best Popular Actress (“Confidential Assignment”)
2017 Baeksang Arts Awards | Most Popular Film Actress (“Confidential Assignment”)
2013 KBS Drama Awards | Netizen Award (“Prime Minister & I”)
2013 KBS Drama Awards | Excellence Award, Best Actress in a Miniseries (“Prime Minister & I”)
2013 KBS Drama Awards | Best Couple Award with Lee Beom Soo (“Prime Minister & I”)
2012 KBS Drama Awards | Netizen Award (“Love Rain”)
2010 Baeksang Arts Awards | Most Popular TV Actress (“Cinderella Man”)
2009 Baeksang Arts Awards | Most Popular TV Actress (“You Are My Destiny”)
2009 Baeksang Arts Awards | Best New TV Actress (“You Are My Destiny”)
2008 KBS Drama Awards | Netizen Award (“You Are My Destiny”)
2008 KBS Drama Awards | Best New Actress (“You Are My Destiny”)

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