Date of birth: May 15, 1989
Position: Lead Vocalist
Sunny is a member of the South Korean girl group Girls' Generation.
Sunny was born on May 15, 1989 in Orange County, California and moved to Kuwait while she was still an infant. Her family moved to South Korea around the time of the Gulf War. She is the niece of Lee Soo-man, the founder of SM Entertainment.
In 1998, Sunny entered Starlight Entertainment and was a trainee for five years before transferring to Starworld where she became the rapper of a duo called Sugar, which never debuted due to the closure of the company.
In 2007, Sunny was recommended by the singer Ayumi, who was transferred to SM Entertainment. After several months of training under SM Entertainment, Sunny debuted as a member of Girls' Generation that same year.
In her solo career, Sunny is most notable for her variety and radio hosting abilities.