Seo Joo-hyun (born June 28, 1991), who uses the stage name Seohyun, is a South Korean idol singer, dancer, actress, and spokesmodel. She is the maknae, or youngest member, of the girl group Girls’ Generation.
She was appointed by the Seoul Metropolitan Office as their goodwill ambassador for student fitness.Also, Seohyun was appointed as one of the UNICEF envoys on the 11th at Changseong-Dong, Seoul. This is a notable feat, as only those who have a respectable reputation are appointed as goodwill representatives.
Seohyun was born in Seoul, South Korea. She is an only child. SM scouts spotted Seohyun as she walked on the street and offered to let her become an apprentice at the SM Academy. She is known for singing children’s songs for her audition unlike other applicants who usually sing pop and dance songs.
She attended Seoul Middle School and Daeyoung High School, then transferred to Jeonju Arts High School, from which she graduated on February 9, 2010 and currently attends Dongguk Universitywith her fellow member, Yoona. Seohyun’s major is acting. She has been taking lessons on jazz piano.
She has recently made some internet buzz with her “doll-like beauty’ and was picked as the best natural beauty out of all girl group members according to a poll that was conducted by a cosmetics surgery hospital in Seoul, which showed that 348 of 781 netizens (44.5%) voted for Seohyun as the “girl group member who shows the best natural beauty”.