The Wonder Girls are a South Korean girl group. Their producer and manager is singer-songwriter Park Jin-Young and the Wonder Girls are signed to his talent agency, JYP Entertainment.
Each of the five original members were selected through auditions. Debuting in early 2007, they became popular in the fall of that year with the song “Tell Me.” They have scored three consecutive #1 hit singles: “Tell Me”, “So Hot”, and “Nobody”. In 2008, they won two Daesangs (“Artist of the Year” Awards).
The group began their entry into the American market in 2009, with lead single “Nobody”; the single became the first song by a Korean group to enter the Billboard Hot 100.
They are co-managed in the United States by JYP Entertainment and Jonas Group.
Originally the group was formed by SunYe, YeEun, SunMi, SoHee and HyunA, but due to health problems HyunA (current 4minute member) left the team and Yubin was added as a new member.
On January 22, 2010 was announced that SunMi would leave the group, and HyeRim took her place.
Min SunYe (민선예), also known as “Sun” was born on July 11, 1989. Is the leader and main vocalist of the korean girl group Wonder Girls.
She can speak english and chinese, and can play the piano.
Kim YooBin (김유빈), was born on October 4, 1988, and is the vocalist and main rapper of the korean grirl group Wonder Girls.
She was born in California, USA and speak fluent english and korean.
Park YeEun (박예은), also known as “Yenny” was born on May 26, 1989. Is the lead vocalist of the korean five-member group Wonder Girls.
She can speak english.
Woo HyeRim (우혜림), also known as “Lim”, was born on September 1, 1992 in Hong Kong, China. Is part of the korean girl group Wonder Girls. She is vocalist and sub-rapper.
She speaks 4 languages: korean, chinese, cantonese and english.
- Kim Hyuna (김현아)
She was born on June 6th, 1992. Hyuna was the rapper and dancer. She left the group in 2007 due to health issues. Yubin was added in her position. Currently Hyuna is part of Cube Entertainment’s girl group 4minute.
- Lee Sunmi (이선미)
She was born on May 2th, 1992. Sunmi was the rapper and dancer. She left the group in early 2010 to continue with her studies. Because it wasn’t announced and official departure many people see her as part of the group, and she have the doors open for a future comeback as a Wonder Girl.
- Ahn SoHee (안소희)
She was born on June 27, 1992 and was the lead dancer and vocalist. She left the group in 2013 after announcing that she wasn’t going to renew her expired contract with JYP Entertainment.