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Han Seung-yeon (Seungyeon) is a singer and actress from South Korea

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BirthdayJuly 24, 1988
NationalitySouth Korean
FamousK-pop Singers, Film & Theater Personalities, Actresses, Singers, K-Pop Singers
City/StateSeoul
Known asSeungyeon
Universities
  • Tenafly High School
  • Kyung Hee University
Birth PlaceSingil-dong, Seoul
Height158cm
GenderFemale
FatherHan Jong Chil
Sun SignLeo
Born inSingil-dong, Seoul
Famous asSinger
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Who is Han Seung-yeon?

Han Seung-yeon is a singer and actress from South Korea. Popularly known as Seungyeon, this beautiful actress is a powerhouse of talent. She rose to fame after she joined a girl band, ‘Kara.’ In 2007, she debuted as the main vocalist of the band in a show called ‘M Countdown.’ She released her first solo single, ‘Miracle,’ in 2009. She then released a digital single titled ‘Tomorrow’ when she became a part of ‘Dream Team Girl Group.’ She also recorded songs, such as ‘Because of Love’ and ‘Guilty,’ and then performed the same live during a tour. ‘Kara’ was disbanded in January 2016, but it was later revealed that the band will return with a new album. Seungyeon has also worked as a VJ and model. As a VJ, she hosted ‘MSL Break’ (2007-08), ‘Boys & Girls Music Countdown’ (2008-09), and ‘Animal Farm’ in 2011. As an actress, she has worked in television series, such as ‘A Bit of Love’ (2013), ‘Her Lovely Heels’ (2014), ‘Secret Love’ (2014), ‘Age of Youth’ (2016), ‘Last Minute Romance’ (2017), and ‘Age of Youth 2’ (2017). She has also starred in a few movies, such as ‘Epic’ and ‘Kara the Animation.’

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Childhood & Early Life

Han was born in Seoul, South Korea, on July 24, 1988. She later moved to the USA to attend Tenafly High School in New Jersey.

She dropped out of the high school to pursue a career in singing. She then returned to South Korea and joined the girl group, ‘Kara.’

She went on to clear a qualification exam called ‘College Scholastic Ability Test’ and then enrolled herself at Kyung Hee University, from where she majored in Theatre and Film.

Career

Before joining ‘Kara,’ Seungyeon had already appeared as a child artist in films and TV series, such as ‘Dead Ends’ (1993), ‘Summer Showers’ (1995), and ‘Star in My Heart’ (1997).

She began her singing career as the lead vocalist of ‘Kara’ in 2007. The girl group comprised of four members.

On March 29, 2007, ‘Kara’ was featured on ‘M Countdown’ with Seungyeon as its main vocalist. Seungyeon then hosted ‘MSL Break’ in 2007, which earned her the opportunity to become a VJ.

In June 2008, she was asked to co-host ‘Boys & Girls Music Countdown’ along with Kim Hye-sung, and later with Kim Soo-hyun. In the same year, she became a part of MBC reality show, ‘I Need a Family: Season 2,’ in which celebrities live together like a family.

On November 21, 2008, she debuted as a pop correspondent for an entertainment news show called ‘Section TV.’ The show was aired on MBC.

In 2009, she released her first solo single, ‘Miracle.’ She was also featured in ‘Come to Play,’ a single released by rapper Nassun. She also contributed to the soundtrack of the film ‘Why Did You Come to My House?’

In October 2009, she joined ‘Dream Team Girl Group’ for a campaign organized by Samsung. The group released a digital single titled ‘Tomorrow’ on October 6. The music video of ‘Tomorrow,’ featuring Lee Dong-gun, was made available on October 12.

In 2010, Seungyeon contributed to the soundtrack of ‘Mary Stayed Out All Night’ by recording a song titled ‘Super Star.’ She then made a cameo appearance in MBC’s ‘More Charming By The Day.’

She also made a guest appearance in the music video of the song, ‘Round and Round,’ featuring Nicole Jung and Park Gyu-ri. The song was a part of the album, ‘MBC Music Travel Lalala Live Vol.11.’

In 2011, she recorded and released another song called ‘Because of Love’ for SBS’s series, ‘Warrior Baek Dong-soo.’ She also appeared in a show called ‘URAKARA’ which was aired on TV Tokyo.

She then performed her songs ‘Guilty’ and ‘Because of Love’ during a music tour of ‘Kara’ in South Korea.

In 2012, she made another cameo appearance in SBS ‘Salamander Guru and The Shadows.’ In September 2012, she released the Japanese version of ‘Guilty.’

‘Guilty’ was also released in Korea as a part of Kara’s compilation album, ‘Kara Solo Collection.’ The album was released on December 4, 2012, in South Korea. On December 15, 2012, she performed ‘Guilty’ on MBC’s show ‘Music Core.’

In 2013, she appeared in another drama titled ‘Pure Love’ following which she played a supporting role in the period drama, ‘Jang Ok-jung, Living by Love.’

In the same year, she appeared on the big screen as Mary Katherine in ‘Epic.’ She also appeared as herself in ‘Kara The Animation.’ In 2014, she recorded songs like ‘Should I Love Alone,’ ‘Hello,’ ‘Du Salam’ and ‘Can Be Heard From The Stars.’

She was also featured alongside various artists in a single titled ‘Talk About Love.’ She then made a guest appearance in a song named ‘First Love’ for the album, ‘DSP Special Album White Letter.’

She went on to appear in a handful of TV shows, such as ‘Her Lovely Heels,’ ‘Jang Bo-ri is Here,’ ‘Secret Love’ and ‘Guitar and Hot Pants.’

In 2015, she recorded another single titled ‘From Now,’ along with Lee Sang Gon.

In January 2016, ‘Kara’ was disbanded as the members of the band decided not to renew their respective contracts. However, it was later announced that the band will be releasing a new album.

Seungyeon released her extended play ‘Uchuu’ in Japan. She also recorded a couple of singles, namely, ‘U & I’ and ‘Do You Remember?’ She then starred in the TV series ‘Age of Youth,’ aired on JTBC.

In 2017, she starred in JTBC’s ‘Last Minute Romance.’ She also starred in ‘Age of Youth 2’ for the same network.

Awards & Achievements

In 2015, she won the ‘Best Couple Award’ along with Hong Jong-hyun for ‘Her Lovely Heels’ at the 9th Cable TV Broadcasting Awards.

In 2016, she bagged the ‘Hallyu Star Award’ for ‘Age of Youth’ at the 9th Korea Drama Award.

Personal Life

In 2011, a few reports suggested that Han Seung-yeon was dating her dance instructor, but she never confirmed the news.

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Han Seung-yeon biography timelines

  • // 24th Jul 1988
    Han was born in Seoul, South Korea, on July 24, 1988. She later moved to the USA to attend Tenafly High School in New Jersey.
  • // 2007
    She began her singing career as the lead vocalist of ‘Kara’ in 2007. The girl group comprised of four members.
  • // 29th Mar 2007
    On March 29, 2007, ‘Kara’ was featured on ‘M Countdown’ with Seungyeon as its main vocalist. Seungyeon then hosted ‘MSL Break’ in 2007, which earned her the opportunity to become a VJ.
  • // Jun 2008
    In June 2008, she was asked to co-host ‘Boys & Girls Music Countdown’ along with Kim Hye-sung, and later with Kim Soo-hyun. In the same year, she became a part of MBC reality show, ‘I Need a Family: Season 2,’ in which celebrities live together like a family.
  • // 21st Nov 2008
    On November 21, 2008, she debuted as a pop correspondent for an entertainment news show called ‘Section TV.’ The show was aired on MBC.
  • // 2009
    In 2009, she released her first solo single, ‘Miracle.’ She was also featured in ‘Come to Play,’ a single released by rapper Nassun. She also contributed to the soundtrack of the film ‘Why Did You Come to My House?’
  • // Oct 2009
    In October 2009, she joined ‘Dream Team Girl Group’ for a campaign organized by Samsung. The group released a digital single titled ‘Tomorrow’ on October 6. The music video of ‘Tomorrow,’ featuring Lee Dong-gun, was made available on October 12.
  • // 2010
    In 2010, Seungyeon contributed to the soundtrack of ‘Mary Stayed Out All Night’ by recording a song titled ‘Super Star.’ She then made a cameo appearance in MBC’s ‘More Charming By The Day.’
  • // 2011
    In 2011, she recorded and released another song called ‘Because of Love’ for SBS’s series, ‘Warrior Baek Dong-soo.’ She also appeared in a show called ‘URAKARA’ which was aired on TV Tokyo.
  • // 2011
    In 2011, a few reports suggested that Han Seung-yeon was dating her dance instructor, but she never confirmed the news.
  • // 2012 To Sep 2012
    In 2012, she made another cameo appearance in SBS ‘Salamander Guru and The Shadows.’ In September 2012, she released the Japanese version of ‘Guilty.’
  • // 4th Dec 2012 To 15th Dec 2012
    ‘Guilty’ was also released in Korea as a part of Kara’s compilation album, ‘Kara Solo Collection.’ The album was released on December 4, 2012, in South Korea. On December 15, 2012, she performed ‘Guilty’ on MBC’s show ‘Music Core.’
  • // 2013
    In 2013, she appeared in another drama titled ‘Pure Love’ following which she played a supporting role in the period drama, ‘Jang Ok-jung, Living by Love.’
  • // 2014
    In the same year, she appeared on the big screen as Mary Katherine in ‘Epic.’ She also appeared as herself in ‘Kara The Animation.’ In 2014, she recorded songs like ‘Should I Love Alone,’ ‘Hello,’ ‘Du Salam’ and ‘Can Be Heard From The Stars.’
  • // 2015
    In 2015, she recorded another single titled ‘From Now,’ along with Lee Sang Gon.
  • // 2015
    In 2015, she won the ‘Best Couple Award’ along with Hong Jong-hyun for ‘Her Lovely Heels’ at the 9th Cable TV Broadcasting Awards.
  • // 2016
    In 2016, she bagged the ‘Hallyu Star Award’ for ‘Age of Youth’ at the 9th Korea Drama Award.
  • // Jan 2016
    In January 2016, ‘Kara’ was disbanded as the members of the band decided not to renew their respective contracts. However, it was later announced that the band will be releasing a new album.
  • // 2017
    In 2017, she starred in JTBC’s ‘Last Minute Romance.’ She also starred in ‘Age of Youth 2’ for the same network.

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    Han Seung-yeon was born at 1988-07-24

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    Han Seung-yeon was born in Singil-dong, Seoul

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    Han Seung-yeon's nationalities is South Korean

  • What was Han Seung-yeon universities?

    Han Seung-yeon studied at Tenafly High School, Kyung Hee University

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    Han Seung-yeon's height is 158

  • Who is Han Seung-yeon's father?

    Han Seung-yeon's father is Han Jong Chil

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