Sunmi is a south Korean singer and a member of the girl group Wonder girls who has unfortunately disbanded as of right now. The group was managed by JYP
Stage Name: Sunmi (선미)
Birth Name: Lee Sun Mi (이선미)
Position: Main Dancer, Vocalist, Bassist, Visual
Birthplace: Iksan, North Jeolla, South Korea
Birthday: May 2, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 166 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 50 kg (110 lbs)
Sunmi was born in Iksan, South Korea to her parents. Her family consists of her, her mother, step-father, and two younger brothers. She did her schooling in Hwangnam Elementary School, Chung Dam Middle School, and Chung Dam High School. As for college, she did musical theater at Dongguk University.
At the age of 14, she joined JYP entertainment and became a trainee there, her training period was of 1.5 years. JYP revealed her as the 4th member of wonder girls in May 2006. She later made her debut as the vocalist of wonder girls in Feb 10, 2007. Sunmi is bilingual and can speak both Korean and English. In 3 years of her career, Sunmi went on a hiatus to continue her studies she was still pretty young.
On Aug 23rd, 2013 JYP announced that Sunmi would be going solo, Her debut single ’24 hour was a huge hit and got an all-kill on music charts. She again rejoined Wonder girls in 2015 but shortly after the group was announced to disband. Out of all the members, Sunmi was the only one that didn’t renew her contract. In the same year, in Feb she signed with Makeus entertainment. She released her single “Gashina” on Aug 22nd which was a huge hit all over Korea. In her second album, Warning, It also produced two hit singles: “Siren” and “Heroin”.
Sunmi also announced in 2020 that she suffers from BPD which stands for borderline personality disorder, she confessed that she was diagnosed 5 years ago but is now taking treatments and meds. Even though she might struggle with mental health problems, she still is very nice and sweet. She can be seen interacting with her fans a lot and exchanging sweet messages.