Birth Name: Im Yoon-a (임윤아)
Nicknames: Yoong, Saseumi (deer), Him Yoona (strong Yoona), Im-choding (elementary school-kid Im), Saebyuk
Position: Supporting Vocalist/Lead Dancer
Date of Birth: May 30, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Sibling(s): one older sister
Language: Korean (Fluent), English, Chinese (Basic), Japanese (Basic)
Specialty: Dance, Acting
Casted: 2002 SM Saturday Open Casting Audition
Training: 7 Years 2 Months
School: Dongguk University (동국대학교) Department of Theater | graduated from Daeyeong High School
- 2004 Elite Student uniforms advertising model
- 2004 MV DBSK – ‘Magic Castle‘
- 2006 CF Teun Teun English
- 2006 CF Sanyo batteries Eneloop
- 2006 CF Elite Student uniforms (with SS501)
- 2006 MV Super Junior - ‘U‘
- 2006 MV CSJH The Grace – ‘My Everything‘ (with Super Junior Kibum)
- 2007 CF Yejimin Pad
- 2007 CF Clean & Clear
- 2007 CF Sunkist Grapefruit/Lemonade (with Super Junior Kangin & Heechul)
- 2007 MV Super Junior - ‘Marry U‘
- 2008 MV Lee Seung Chul - ‘Propose‘
- 2008 Drama MBC ‘Park Jung Geum‘ (as Mi-ae)
- 2008 Daily drama KBS ‘You Are My Destiny‘ (as Jang Sae-byuk)
- 2009 MV 24/7 – ‘That Man’s Woman‘
- 2009 CF ‘Clean & Clear’ (with Kim So-eun)
- 2009 Drama MBC ‘Cinderella Man‘ (as Seo Yoo-jin)
- 2009 CF ‘Innisfree
- 2010 Variety Show SBS ‘Family Outing season 2′
- 2010 CF ‘S-Oil‘
- Widely known as the “center image” of SNSD due to her immense popularity among Korean public.
- The physically strongest member of SNSD, gained her a nickname Him Yoona (strong Yoona).
- Despite her sweet girlish image, Yoona is actually boyish. One of her well-known nickname is Im-choding (elementary-school boy Im).
- Being the the second youngest of SNSD doesn’t stop her to be one of their biggest prankster.
- SNSD’s second biggest eater after Sooyoung.
- Her claim-to-fame was the hit daily drama ‘You’re My Destiny’ which ratings peaked at 41% viewership. The drama was also her first time as a lead in drama.