Choi Sooyoung 최수영 is the lead dancer of SNSD.
Sooyoung was born on Saturday, February 10, 1990, in Gwangju, Gyeonggi-do. Her name, Sooyoung, literally means “swimming.”
Like fellow member Yoona, she was born in the Chinese Year of the Horse. She’s an Aquarius. Sooyoung, Taeyeon, and Tiffany’s blood type is O. At a height of 170 cm or 5'7", she’s the tallest member of SNSD. She’s taller than the shortest member, Sunny, by 15 cm.
She and Yuri both attended Chung-Ang University. She and Yoona both speak Japanese. Her older sister, Choo Soojin, is a musical actress.
She joined SM after an open audition in 2000. She participated in the 2002 Korea-Japan Ultra Idol Duo Audition as part of a Korean-Japanese duo group called Route θ with Marina Takahashi. The duo disbanded in 2003.
She’s been in various dramas, like “Unstoppable Marriage” (2007), “Oh! My Lady” (2010), “Gentleman’s Dignity” (2012, episode 5), “The 3rd Hospital” (2012), “Dating Agency: Cyrano” (2013), “The Spring Day of My Life” (2014), “38 Task Force” (2016), “Polyclinic Doctor” (2016).
She plays the piano. She likes spicy cabbage. She’s a huge fan of baseball. She’s the member of SNSD who cries the most easily.
She’s in a relationship with actor Jung Kyungho.