Wonder Girls

The Wonder Girls (Korean: 원더걸스) are a South Korean girl group.[1][2] Their producer and manager is singer-songwriter Park Jin-Young and the Wonder Girls are signed to his talent agency, JYP Entertainment.[2] 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."[3] They have scored three consecutive #1 hit singles: "Tell Me", "So Hot", and "Nobody".[4] In 2008, they won two Daesangs ("Artist of the Year" Awards).[5][6]
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


  • SunYe (선예) (b. August 12, 1989 (1989-08-12) (age 21) as Min Sun Ye (민선예), also known as Sun
  • YeEun (예은) (b. May 26, 1989 (1989-05-26) (age 21) as Park Ye Eun (박예은), also known as Yenny
  • SoHee (소희) (b. June 27, 1992 (1992-06-27) (age 18) as Ahn So Hee (안소희)
  • YuBin (유빈) (b. October 4, 1988 (1988-10-04) (age 22) as Kim Yoo Bin (김유빈) was the member that replaced Hyuna after she left due to health issues.[3]
  • HyeLim (혜림) (b. September 1, 1992 (1992-09-01) (age 18) as Woo Hye Rim (우혜림) also known simply as Lim, was the member that replaced SunMi.

Former members

  • Hyuna (현아) (b. June 6, 1992 (1992-06-06) (age 18) as Kim Hyun Ah (김현아) left Wonder Girls in late January 2007 due to health issues involving chronic gastroenteritis and fainting spells.[3] She was later signed to Cube Entertainment and became a member of girl group 4minute.
  • Sunmi (선미) (b. May 2, 1992 (1992-05-02) (age 18) as Lee Sun Mi (이선미), also known as Mimi, postponed her career to continue her academic career. Because JYP has not announced an official departure, SunMi is considered by many to still be a member of the group. JYP also stated SunMi is welcome to continue her musical career anytime, and rejoin the Wonder Girls as a six member group.
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