Stage Name: SooYoung (수영)
Real Name: Choi SooYoung (최수영)
Japanese name: Che Suyon.
Position: Lead Vocals, Main Dancer
Birth date: February 10, 1990
Birth place: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 171cm
Weight: 49kg
Blood Type: O
Religion: Christian
Language/s: Korean (fluent), Japanese (fluent), English (conversational)
Sibling/s: SooJin (older sister)
Years Active: 2002 – present
School: ChungAng University (Performing Arts and Theater – 2009)
- She doesn’t call her unnis “unni”.
- Jessica gave her the English name “Summer”.
- One of her pastimes include discovering new facial expressions when she faces the mirror without any make-up.
- Nicknamed Cheerful Princess because of her charming personality. She is considered one the friendliest members in the group.
- A TRAX member taught her how to play the drums while Sungmin taught her how to play the guitar.
- She was part of the Jeong Shin Female High School choir back in her high school days.
- Aside from ShikShin, the girls also gave Sooyoung the nickname NaSoo which means interrupter.
- She is close friends with Lee Yeonhee. Their friendship started way back their pre-debut days when they auditioned for the Korea-Japan Idol Casting. They were reunited after many years for the movie Soonjung Manhwa.
- She was given the title “Kim Yuna of the Entertainment Industry”.
- If she wasn’t in SoShi, SooYoung said that she would have been a designer.
- She sang the opening song ‘I Am’ for the Korean version of the anime InuYasha.