Member of the girl group Kara, the group that has released songs like "Love is Fire." She has also released solo songs and appeared on several television programs.
She developed an interest in the performing arts while in high school and participated in the school's choir and drill team while also taking violin and dancing lessons.
She auditioned for Kara by sending in a videotape of herself singing and dancing to a Black Eyed Peas song.
She was born in Los Angeles, California to Korean expatriate parents. Her mother eventually moved to South Korea for her.
Sunye Min was another popular K-pop singer.