Red Velvet Member Profile: Joy

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Joy in “One of These Nights” (2016)

Real Name: Park Sooyoung (박수영)
Birthday: September 3, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Virgo (Western), Rat (Eastern)
Blood Type: A
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea

Positions: Lead Rapper, Vocalist, Face of the Group (I’m not sure if the last one is official, but SM is pushing her a lot)
Official Color in Red Velvet: Green

Other Activities Outside of Red Velvet

SM STATION:

2016: “Always in my Heart” with 2 A.M’s Seulong

OSTS:

2017 – The Liar and His Lover, “Yeowooya,” “I’m Okay,” “Your Days,” “Shiny Boy,” “Waiting for You,” and “The Way to Me.”

COLLABORATIONS:

2016:

*“Young Love” with BTOB Sungjae for We Got Married

*Did a special stage of Sistar’s “Touch My Body” for MBC Music Core with Gfriend’s Yuju, CLC’s Sungyeon, and Twice’s Momo (their performance is around 4:30)

* Special Performance of “First Christmas” with NCT’s Doyoung on SBS Inkigayo

ACTING:

2017: Starred in the drama The Liar and His Lover on tvN, playing a high school student with a gifted voice that falls for Lee Hyunwoo’s genius composer.

NOTABLE VARIETY SHOW APPEARANCES:

2015:

MBC’s We Got Married with BTOB’s Sungjae (Episodes 144-188) / A reality show where various celebrities are paired up as couples and pretend to be married. (Couldn’t find any fully subbed episodes, so the link is a Youtube playlist of some of their clips).  From her time on the show, she won 2 MBC Entertainment Awards in 2015: Best Couple (w/ Sungjae) and the New Star Award.  They stayed on the show until March 2016.

SBS Running Man Ep. 268 / A variety show with a fixed cast and guests who complete missions during themed episodes. On this particular episode, the members pair up with guests to play “high school couples” and compete to find the prized couple rings (“Dumb Dumb” Era)

2016:

The Return of Superman on KBS (Episode 147 w/ Seulgi) / A popular variety show where celebrity dads take care of their children while their wife has some relaxing time.  Occasionally, their celebrity friends will drop by. (“Russian Roulette” era)

Fixed panelist on KBS’s Trick & True since Episode 5 (with Wendy) / A show with a panel of celebrities.  Guests perform different acts, and the panel must decide if it’s a magic trick or science. (Only episodes 1 and 2 are currently available with English subs on Youtube)

2017:

Appeared as a contestant on MBC’s King of Masked Singer / A music competition show kind of similar to The Voice. Contestants singing wearing elaborate costumes and masks to disguise their identity.

*Happy Together 3 (KBS) / Appeared with Yeri on the “Sing My Song” segment for two episodes.  Happy Together episodes are usually split into two segments, so “Sing My Song” is about halfway through the video.

Sources: Youtube, SM Entertainment, Wikipedia, KSHOWONLINE, Red Velvet Wiki, Red Velvet Updates, Soompi, KBS – Trick and True and The Return of Superman (Episode 147), MBC We Got Married, Music Core, and King of Mask Singer, SBS Running Man (Episode 268), SBS Inkigayo, tvN (The Liar and His Lover)

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