Kwon So-hyun (born August 30, 1994) is a South Korean idol singer and songwriter. She is the youngest member of the Korean girl group, 4Minute under Cube Entertainment. She is also a former member of the South Korean girl group, "Orange".
Early life Edit
So-hyun was born in Seoul, South Korea on August 30, 1994. She attended Kumho Junior High School and Pungmoon Girls' High School, graduating from the latter in February 2013. She was ranked fourth in her class. In November 2014 was revealed that So-hyun was accepted into Dongguk University's Department of Theatre and Film.
So-hyun debuted as a member of the group Orange in 2005 when she was 12 years old. The band released their debut album titled ‘We Are Orange’ with the title track Our Star. The group was disbanded in late 2005 due to cyber bullying and anti-fan internet cafes against the group.
In middle school, So-hyun began registering for audition academies. There, she met a representative of an agency and became a trainee in less than two months. So-hyun was grouped together with the other 4Minute trainees, filling the vacancy caused by Soyou's departure. Soyou eventually made her debut with SISTAR.
In June 2009, So-hyun made her debut as the youngest member of the girl group 4Minute under Cube Entertainment, with their single "Hot Issue".
Aside from being a member of 4Minute, So-hyun has had small cameo roles on television and also participated in several variety shows. So-hyun starred in Teen Top's music video "Going Crazy" where she played the role of L.Joe's love interest. She was also one of the celebrity guests together with 2AM's Jinwoon for the documentary A Pink News which aired on the Korean cable channel TrendE.
So-hyun, along with 11 other female idols, took part in the 2013 KBS Lunar New Year variety show, "Princess Project - Resurrection of the Royal Family", a spin-off based on the 2012 MBC hit drama The Moon That Embraces the Sun.
So-hyun was selected as a "Special MC" for Weekly Idol's Second Idol Awards. She later reprised her role in the episodes featuring 2YOON and Huh Gak, alongsideBtoB's Ilhoon.
So-hyun, along with team mates Gayoon and Jihyun took part in the archery segment of the 2013 Idol Star Athletics-Archery Championships. The team later competed in another archery competition against SISTAR on Dream Team in June.
On 5 June 2013, So-hyun and Gayoon took part in the ceremonial first pitch for the LG Twins against the Doosan Bears. Gayoon threw the first ball whilst So-hyun was on the plate to bat.
On October 22, it was announced that So-hyun will play the lead in the movie Hwanggu, in which she plays a spirited young college student who supports her boyfriend as struggles to win the national taekwondo title and also the prejudices of a multi-ethnical family he experiences, having a Korean mother and Filipino father.
On 13 January 2014, So-hyun took part in an archery competition in 2014 Idol Star Athletics Championship. She went to the final round and won gold medal against Sistar Bora.
On December 17, 2014 was revealed that So-hyun will be in a special project girl group of composers Hyung Don and Defconn's new project group for Hitmaker, together with G.NA, After School's Lizzy and Kara's Heo Young-ji. The MV teaser for 'Hitmaker's first project girl group Chamsonyuh, was released on February 12, 2015. The song is called "Magic Words".
Chamsonyeo released Magic Words the 20th of February.
For So-hyun's works with 4Minute, see 4Minute discography.
Extended plays Edit
|Title||Album details||Peak positions||Sales|
|We Are Orange||
Featured songs Edit
|2014||Brave Brothers’ Anniversary Album||"Only Gained Weight"||03:10||Duet with Hyuna and Gayoon|
Music video appearances Edit
|2015||"Hero"||Monsta X||Wheelchair Girl|
|2005||Love in Magic||Cameo|
|2003||Jewel in the Palace||MBC||Cameo|
|2004||Jang Gil San||SBS||Cameo|
|2004||Lovers in Paris||Cameo|
|2005||Sweet Buns||MBC||High School Student||Cameo|
|2009||High Kick Through The Roof||Herself||Cameo|
TV Shows Edit
|2004||Woolla Boolla Blue Jjang||KBS|
|Star King||SBS||Ep. 154|
|2011||Talk Show Hello||KBS||Ep. 30|
|Apink News||Trend E||Anchor|
|2012||Come To Play||MBC||Ep. 383|
|MTV Diary||SBS MTV||Ep. 10|
|2013||Weekly Idol||MBC Every 1||Ep.75, Ep.84|
|Full House||KBS2||Guest Cast|
|MNet WIDE NEWS||Mnet||Guest Cast|
|Dream Team||KBS2||Guest Cast|
|1 Night 2 Days||Guest Cast|
|Immortal Songs 2||KBS||Guest Cast|
|A Celebrity Living In My House||Guest Cast|
|1st Grade Granny||KBS2||MC, Chuseok Special|
|Moon Heejun’s Pure 15||Mnet||Guest|
|2015||Hitmaker Season 2||MBC Every 1||Regular Guest|
|Weekly Idol||MBC Every 1||Guest with the other members of Chamsonyeo|
|World Changing Quiz||MBC||Guest on Leader and Maknae special|