Yu SooHyun (MINIMANI) Facts
- K-Pop Group: MINIMANI
- Position: Leader and Vocalist.
- Ex-Group: WALWARI (2019-2020)
- Position: Vocalist and Maknae.
- Ex-K-Pop Group: DELIGHT (2013-2014)
- Position: Vocalist, Rapper and Dancer.
- Arts High School (Graduate)
- The nickname “Queenies” was put up by her peers because she is treated like a queen.
- She was apprenticed to N.A.P Entertainment , CGM Entertainment and June Entertainment.
About the Artist
Soo Hyun was born on September 29, 1991 in Seoul, South Korea. From an early age, she began to have an interest in dancing and singing because of the singers she watched and imitated on TV.
He liked to stay on stage, so whenever school contests were held, she always participated. she remained in a school dance team where she got to participate in several regional stages.
She temporarily got the idea of becoming a singer, however, her parents were against her becoming an apprentice.
Eventually, at her parents’ request, she went to college where she majored in recreational sports and worked for a time as a sports rehabilitation therapist in a hospital.
At the age of 23, she auditioned for Bros Media Entertainment and fortunately she passed the audition immediately and joined the new lineup of the girl group as a replacement DELIGHT after the departure of Kelly.
She made her debut as a member of the group with the release of her second mini-album “School Bell’s Ringing ” on October 24, 2013. She also attended several university festivals, unfortunately after a year of promotion with the group, the company suddenly informed her that they will disband due to the fact that the rest of the members decided not to renew their contracts. The company offered her the opportunity to debut solo, however, she did not accept because it was not in her plans to be a solo artist, she left the company’s premises one day after Bros Media to inform her of the dissolution.
She later decided to audition for another company, where she was accepted as an apprentice for N.A.P Entertainment she practiced about 12 hours a day, even taking singing and dancing lessons according to the schedule established by the company.
She mentioned that at that time she trained with 10 other trainees and that she was the oldest of them all, unfortunately, because of her age she was not selected to join the debut lineup of the group that the company planned at that time.
Subsequently, she had the opportunity to join the lineup of the groups May Queeny FlaShe she was part of those lineups in unofficial promotions such as local events and military festivals, unfortunately she did not make her debut as an official member since the members of May Queencontracts were not renewed, and the lineup in which she was FlaShe was not stable.
In 2019, she received an offer to become a member of the joint group WALWARI unfortunately the group disbanded about 1 year after she started promoting within it.
In 2020 I am auditioning for CMG Stars a drama production company that was planning to debut a girl group, successfully passed the audition and apprenticed for 1 year.
Debut as part of the trio MINIMANI on June 2, 2021 with the release of their first single “Stop” and assumed the position of leader and vocalist.