SNSD Sunny was born on May 15, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, and moved to Kuwait while she was still an infant. Her family moved to South Korea around the time of the Gulf War. She shares the same birthday with her two older sisters (Lee Eun-kyu and Lee Jin-kyu). She speaks fluent Korean. Her father was in the college band Hwaljooro with Bae Chul-soo. She is the niece of Lee Soo Man, the founder of SM Entertainment. In 1998, Sunny entered Starlight Entertainment and became a trainee for 5 years before transferring to Starworld where she became a member of a duet called “Sugar” which never debuted.
One of her older sisters was the manager for Sugar, but when the group disbanded, she became active in other parts of the music industry. In 2007, Sunny was recommended by the singer Ayumi, who transferred to SM Entertainment. After several months of training under SM Entertainment, Sunny debuted as a member of Girls’ Generation that same year.
Stage Name: Sunny (써니)
Birth Name: Lee Sun Kyu (이순규)
Group Position : Supporting Vocalist
Languages : Korean (Fluent) , English , Chinese (Basic) , Japanese (Basic)
DOB: May 15, 1989
Hobbies : Swimming, Video Games, Sports
School: Baehwa All-Girls High School
Casted: 2007 SM Casting System
Training Duration: 9 Months (previously trained for 5 years in another company)
School: Baehwa Girl’s High School (배화여자고등학교) [graduated]
– 2008 DJ for Melon ‘ChunJi Radio: Sungmin & Sunny’ (with Super Junior Sungmin)
– 2008 MV Super Junior H – ‘Cooking? Cooking!‘
– 2008 OST for movie Story of Wine ‘Finally Now‘
– 2008 OST for SBS drama Working Mom ‘You Don’t Know About Love‘
– 2009 CF ‘Post Cereal‘ (with Sooyoung & Seohyun)
– 2009 MC for SkyTV ‘the M’ (with SS501 Hyungjoon)
– 2009 OST for MBC drama Heading to the Ground ‘It’s Love‘ (with Taeyeon)
– 2009 MC for MTV ‘the M’ (with 2AM Seulong)
– 2009 Variety show KBS2 ‘Invincible Youth’ (as part of Girl7)
– 2010 OST for SBS drama Oh! My Lady ‘Your Doll‘
FACT Sunny is the shortest member of SNSD. Sunny is in charge of aegyo (cutesy acts) in SNSD. She doesn’t really fond of her real name, Soon-kyu because it sounds old and outdated. Sunny was born in United States and the moved to Kuwait when she was an infant. Sunny is an avid gamer. Sunny is a niece to SM Entertainment’s founder and former CEO, Lee Sooman. She’s the last to join SNSD and the one who received the shortest training in SM Ent; that was because she was trained in another company, owned by singer Wheesung, for five years but the company went bankrupt so Sunny auditioned to SM Entertainment instead. Sunny shares the same birthday with both of her older sisters. Sunny was born in United States, and later moved to Kuwait. But, then her family moved back to South Korea because of the Gulf War. Sunny bunny’s height is 158cm Sunny is the Fake Maknae. Sunny is only 2 CM shorter than taengoo making Her the shortest in the group. Sunny is the cutest member… hehe… Sunny hates her name (Sunkyu). Sunny Is The Queen Of Aegyo 🙂 Sunny Loves to play video games in her nintendo ds 🙂 strongest in G7…. aegyo queen…sunny is also scared of fireworks… loud noises etc… she hates milk 🙂
Sunny shares the same birthday as her 2 (or was it 3?) sisters.
SNSD members can’t stand Sunny’s aegyo. A conclusion has been made that the reason for this is that because they are always with sunny that they got immune to her Aegyo.
Sunny can catch chicken! does not easily get scared of ghost
Sunny has a grade of 97.5 in getting her drivers license. ♥
Sunny’s home is near to the girls’ dorm now.. so whenever she can’t sleep, she goes home and sleep there even she has schedule for the next morning.
In 2007, she was then recommended by Ayumi Lee, who transferred to SME. After several months of training umder SM Entertainment, Sunny debuted as a member of Girls’ Generation that same year. She was a co-DJ of ChunJi until the broadcast ended in July 2008.
Sunny and Taeyeon were called “THE SHORT DUO”.
Sunny and Yuri are the ones who get the choreography wrong most of the time…
Sunny’s sleeping habit is that she mumbles like a puppy but Taeyeon insists that she mumbles like an alien.
In horror movie factory, sunny admitted in the buss (with lee bum soo riding at the front seat snsd member at the back) that she likes him.
Sunny sang finally now, you don’t know about love as solo’s
When Jessica, Tiffany, SooYoung, Sunny,and SeoYeon performed ‘Wanna Be’ (Spice Girls song) on Chocolate, Sunny was dressed as Sporty Spice.
On the “LAlala” MV, sunny was the last to hold the marker. 🙂
SNSD members said that Sunny’s aegyo was a reason they wanted to punch her.
Sunny showers so fast 😀
Sunny is a member of CCP also known as Cuteness that Calls for a Punch!
In We Got Married.. HyungDon thought that his bride was gonna be Sunny.
Sunny sticks her tongue when she’s angry
Sunny’s closest G7 member is Hyomin.
Sunny loves sneakers.
Sunny still has a phobia of fireworks explosion.
Sunny appeared in Super Junior-H’s music video for “Cooking? Cooking!”.
Sunny’s Favorite Number is 12.
Sunny also sung a duet with member Sooyoung called “Happy Me”, “Finally Now” on the soundtrack for the movie “Story of Wine”.
In We Got Married… Sunny was the first who bunjee jumped..
She has an unclear birthmark on her right stomach next to her belly button.
Choi Siwon invited Sunny in Oh My Lady.
Sunny never had her first kiss
Sunny hides food and keeps chestnuts in her purse.
Whenever sunny’s home… her mom always has a box of their albums (coming from her mom’s friends) prepared for her to sign.
In april 2010 .. Sunny sang the ” My doll ” Oh! my lady Ost.
She featured on the “Heading to the Ground” soundtrack, singin a duet with Taeyeon called “SarangInGulYo” and another song titled “Motion” performed with the vocal line of the group.
Sunny is the bustiest on snsd!
Sunny enjoys acting like a model but her legs is too short.
When Yuri and sunny still shared one room, Yuri used to complain about sunny not being organized with her things.. like her shoes were placed everywhere.
Sunny’s favorite song from their album GIRLS’ GENERATION was Ooh La la! Sunny graduated from Baehwa All Girls High School.. Sunny’s ideal man was Jo In Sung Sunny is hakkyo hoobae (school junior) of actress han ga in. Among the members, sunny is the one who loves to use the internet Sunny is afraid of guns or anything that has “boom” voice.. She shares the same birthday as her two older sisters and mother! She doesn’t drink soy milk, but loves fruits. She does the cute high voice in the beginning of Super Junior’s “Cooking Cooking” video. She sings Park Jung Hyun – “I will write a letter to You” when she auditions, they sound very similar. She has a crush on Daniel Henny and even got a hug from him. She has astigmatism in both eyes . Sunny claims that Taeyeon looks shorter than her because of their body proportions