SoYeon (T-ARA) Facts
- Ex-Group: T-ARA
- Position Vocalist, Dancer.
- Leadership Period: January 2012 – July 2013
- Sub Group T-ARA QBS (Vocalist and Dancer)
- Debut 2009
- Education: Anyang College of Arts
- Hobbies Reading, playing video games, organizing things
- In September 2013, it became known that she was in a relationship with Oh Jong Hyuk since December 2010.
- On July 5, 2016, it was confirmed that her romantic relationship with Oh Jong Hyuk had ended after 6 years.
- In 2005, she participated and was awarded the Gold Award (1st Place) for the CMB Chin Chin singing contest.
- She was to make her debut in Girls’ Generation if she had continued she would have become the leader, but since she retired, the leadership went to the SM Kim Tae Yeon.
- Soyeon shared her experience regarding bullying at her school on jTBC’s ‘Idol Preview’. She confessed, “I was a bully and I was also bullied.” She explained, “The atmosphere usually in the classroom was to tease each other constantly. It was almost like for the kids to become bullies and get bullied at the same time.”
- She was involved in a traffic accident and had to be rushed to the hospital. The incident occurred on Monday, August 13, when Soyeon was traveling to Busan to film the drama ” Haeundae Lovers” and her car slipped on the rainy track.
- April 8, T-arawon the top excellence award at the YinYue Tai Awards. After receiving the honor, each member gave a short speech in Chinese to thank their fans. After that, Soyeon gave more details of the speech in Korean, saying, “We are grateful for receiving the award. We wish to thank families, fans and team for giving us love and support.” She added, “Everyone, we are one family. Let’s stay together until the end” and promised to try her best until the end of her activities as a member of T-ARA.
- On July 11, 2020, Think Entertainment announced that Soyeon signed an exclusive contract with her agency and promised to support her in various fields so that she can prosper in many ways
- On January 18, 2022, it was announced that Soyeon will marry soccer player Cho Yu Min, who is 9 years younger than her. Her agency, Think Entertainment, stated, “Soyeon and Cho Yu Min will get married in November after three years of dating.”
Soyeon was born on October 5, 1987, in Andong, North Gyeongsang, South Korea. Her birth name was Park In Jung, but she officially changed her name to Park So-yeon. In 2005, she participated and was awarded the gold prize (1st Place) for the CMB Chin Chin Singing Contest. Soyeon has studied at the prestigious Anyang College of Arts, located in Anyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea.
Soyeon was formerly an apprentice under SM Entertainment, to become a member of Girls Generationhowever, she left the company six months before her debut due to personal circumstances. After making her debut with T-ARA she revealed in the program Taxi that at the time she felt that the opportunity came so easily and she was in two minds, not fully prepared for the debut.
SoYeon (T-ARA) Career
In 2010, Soyeon was rushed to the hospital after complaints of not feeling well during the filming of her cameo in Master Of Study, then was diagnosed with H1N1 flu, T-arawas still promoting the follow-up track “Like The First Time,” off her first full-length album, Breaking Heart.
Soyeon participated in the musical adaptation of the hit movie ‘Roly-Poly’, which opened on January 13, 2012 at the Sungnam Arts Center. She stated that it is one of her dreams to stand on stage and perform in it.
She replaced Hyo Min as the new leader of T-arajanuary 1, 2012, for the “Lovey Dovey” promotions. It is T-ara’s fourth leader after Ham Eun Jung, Bo Ramy Hyo Min in July 2013, Soyeon transferred its leadership to Qri the company was the fifth leader of the group.
On May 7, the MBK agency stated that they were unable to reach a satisfactory agreement with Soyeon and Jeon Bo Ram related to the renewal of the contract, giving the end of the contract on May 15, being T-ARA as a group of four members.
SoYeon (T-ARA) Musicals
- Our Youth, Roly Poly Musical (2012)
SoYeon (T-ARA) TV Programs
- Radio Star (MBC, 2009)
- Star King (SBS, 2009)
- Invincible Saturday – Invincible Baseball Team (KBS, 2009)
- Strong Heart (SBS, 2010)
- You Hee-yeol’s Sketchbook (KBS, 2010)
- Cab (tvN, 2010)
- Star King (SBS, 2010)
- Challenge 1000 Song (KBS2, 2010)
- Dream Girls (Mnet, 2010)
- Hello Baby (KBS, 2010)
- Bouquet (MBC, 2010)
- Idol Trot Wars (MBC, 2010)
- Star Golden Bell (KBS, 2010)
- Oh My School (KBS2, 2010-2011)
- Star King (SBS, 2011)
- Challenge 1000 Song (KBS2, 2011)
- Secret (KBS, 2011)
- Vitamin (KBS, 2011)
- Happy Together (KBS, 2011)
- Win Win (KBS2, 2011)
- Beatles Code (Mnet, 2011)
- Weekly Idol (MBC Every 1, 2012)
- Naughty Boys (JTBC, 2012)
- Challenge 1000 Song (KBS2, 2013)
- SimSimTaPa (MBC, 2013)
- Vitamin (KBS2, 2014)
- Moon Hee Jun’s Pure (Mnet, 2014)
- Weekly Idol (MBC Every 1, 2014)
- Star King (SBS, 2014)
- Hidden Singer (JTBC, 2014).
- A song for you (KBS2, 2015)
- Hello Counselor (KBS2, 2015)
- Idol Star Athletic Championship (MBC, 2015)
- Shopping King (TV Chosun, 2019)
- Radio Star (MBC, 2020)
- King of Mask Singer (MBC, 2020)
- Miss Baek (MBN, 2020)
SoYeon (T-ARA) Drama
- Sweet Temptation (Naver TV, 2015)
- Haeundae Lovers (KBS2, 2012)
- T-ARA and Yoon Si Yoon’s Bubibubi (Olive TV,2010)
- Giant (SBS, 2010) cameo
- God of Study (KBS2, 2010) cameo
SoYeon (T-ARA) Collaborations
- Painkiller – So Yeon, F-Ve Dolls, SPEED, The SeeYa (2013)
- I Know – Yangpa (2012)
- Song For You – Ahn Young Min (2011)
- Don’t Forget Me – Ham Eun Jung Shin Jong Kook, Park Se Joon, Oh SeungRi, Song Min Kyung, Cho Seung Hee (2015)
SoYeon (T-ARA) TV Drama’s
- One Love subject for Homemade Love Story (2020)
- Page One (Part.2) – Coffee House (2010)
- Until The End – Ghastly (2012)
- What Should We Finish – Death Bell 2 (2010)