SNSD Member Profile: Sunny


Sunny in “You Think” (2015)

Real Name: Lee Soonkyu (이순규)
Birthday: May 15, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Taurus (Western), Snake (Eastern)
From: South Korea (born in California, USA and lived briefly in Kuwait)

Position(s): Vocalist

Other Activities Outside of SNSD:


2012: Featured on Miryo of Brown Eyed Girls’ “I Love You, I Love You

2014: Digital single “First Kiss” as part of Hwang Sung Je’s Project Super Hero series

2015: Featured on Rooftop House’s “Heart Throbbing”


2008: “You Don’t Know About Love” for Working Mom (SBS)

2009: “Finally Now” for the film Story of Wine and It’s Love” for Heading to the Ground (MBC) with Taeyeon

2010: “Your Doll” for Oh! My Lady (SBS)

2012: “It’s Me” with f(x)’s Luna for To the Beautiful You (SBS)

2014: “The 2nd Drawer” for The Queen’s Classroom (MBC)


2012-2013: Catch Me if You Can (Brenda Strong, supporting role)

2014: Singin’ in the Rain (Kathy Selden, lead role)


2012: The Outback (Korean dub)

2014: Rio 2 (Korean dub, voiced Anne Hathaway’s character)


2008: Melon Chunji Radio with Super Junior’s Sungmin

2009-2010: MTV Korea’s Music program The M with SS501’s Hyungjun and 2 A.M.’s Seulong

2012: SBS MTV’s music program Music Island

2014-2015: MBC’s radio program FM Date. Won “Rookie Radio DJ” at the MBC Entertainment Awards.


2010-2011: Invincible Youth (KBS), Season 1 / A reality show focusing on idol girl group members learning to live in the rural Korean outdoors.  Appeared with member Yuri.

2011-2012: Invincible Youth (KBS), Season 2 / Appeared with member Hyoyeon.

2014: Happy Together (KBS) / A popular variety talk show where guests tell stories and play games with a fixed panel.

2014-2015: Roommate (SBS), Season 2 / Similar to Big Brother (but without the extra drama), it features a group of celebrities living together in the same home.

2015: Fixed cast on Serial Shopping Family (JTBC) / A group of celebrities analyzes how the average person shops, then creates a sitcom based on the episode’s theme.


Weekly Idol (MBC), Episodes 232 and 233 / Filled in as a guest host for Jung Hyungdon.  Helped Defconn host episodes with Lovelyz and Up10tion

Happy Together (KBS) / A popular variety talk show where guests tell stories and play games with a fixed panel.

Knowing Brothers (JTBC), Episode 25 / A variety show with a fixed cast of comedians, known for having a classroom setting.  Guests arrive and play games and do missions with the fixed cast.

Panel member on Vocal War: God’s Voice (SBS) / A music themed show that puts established singers against new ones.

Sources: SM Entertainment, Youtube, Wikipedia, JTBC, KSHOWONLINE, KBS, MBC, SBS