Bae Suzy is a South Korean actress and Singer. A former member of the girl group Miss A Bae Suzy is now a solo artist and one of the most celebrated actresses.
Table of Biography
On October 10, 1994, Bae Suzy was born in Buk District, Gwangju, South Korea. She is the second child of Bae Wan-young and Jeong Hyun-sook. Suzy has an older sister, Bae Su-bin, and a younger brother, Bae Sang-moon. She is 26 years old.
From a very young age, Suzy fell in love with the art of music. Since then she knew she wanted to build a career in the very industry. In this regard, she expressed her wish of joining an art school rather than a regular school. Her loving parents fully supported her and soon she enrolled at the School of Performing Arts Seoul. She graduated in 2013
Career and Professional life
Suzy started off her career at a very young age of 15. Back then she worked as a model for an online store. In the meantime, she was also exploring for better opportunities. Subsequently, she came across a major Korean talent hunt show Mnet Superstar K. She auditioned and made it through the preliminary round but she was ultimately eliminated. However, her talent caught the eye of JYP Entertainment and soon became a trainee. Ultimately in 2010, she started a girl group with fellow trainees Fei, Jia, and Min. They named the group ‘Miss A’
The group started their journey from china recording and performing a promotional song for Samsung Electronics. However, they made their official debut with the song ‘Bad Girl Good Girl’. Their debut was a massive hit and by the end of the same year, they had released another single ‘Breath’. In 2011, they released their first album titled ‘Class A’.
Along with the success of her musical career, Suzy ventured into acting. She made her debut in the music teen drama Dream High, which aired on KBS from January 3 to February 28. For her outstanding performance in the drama, she won the Best New Actress award as well as the Best Couple award with co-star Kim Soo-Hyun.
Following the appearance in the Drama series, Suzy landed in the 2012 movie Architecture 101. The movie was one of the most-watched films in Korea setting a new box-office record. In 2013, Suzy got the lead role in the historical fusion drama Gu Family Book alongside Lee Seung-gi. Her performance in the drama received recognition at the MBC Drama Awards, winning the Top Excellence award and at the Seoul International Drama Awards, winning the Outstanding Actress award. Subsequently, she was also featured on the Healing Camp as the youngest guest ever.
Apart from this, she played the role of Korea’s first female pansori singer, Jin Chae-sun in the 2014 movie The Sound of Flower. Some of her other works include the romance melodrama Uncontrollably Fond, and the fantasy thriller drama While You Were Sleeping.
Solo and collab work
Engaged in her personal endeavors, Suzy was unable to keep up with Miss A. Later in 2017, she made her debut as a solo artist with the album titled Yes? No?. However, the group was disbanded only in late 2017. She returned to singing in 2018 with the release of her second album titled Faces of Love.
Prior to solo debut, Suzy has collaborated with another popular artist like Exo’s Baekhyun. Their single Dream even won the “Best Collaboration” award at the Mnet Asian Music Awards. She also released a duet with singer Park Won. On March 31, 2019, Suzy signed a contract with the acting agency Management SOOP as her contract with JYP had expired.
Awards and Net Worth
Suzy no doubt is the best at what she does. Her career has been inscribable and inspiring with numerous achievements. It is hard to list down all the awards she has taken home. To mention some major achievements, Suzy is the first Korean female celebrity to win a singer rookie award, drama rookie award, and film rookie award, having received the Best New Actress award at the 48th Baeksang Arts Awards for her acting performance in Architecture 101. She also won the Top Excellence Award in the 2017 SBS Drama award.
Moreover, she is the first Korean female celebrity to receive a wax-likeness of herself at Madame Tussauds. The wax figure was displayed in September of 2016.
Suzy is among the richest K-pop Idols. She is ranked number 13 on the list. Suzy’s main source of income is her acting and singing. However, she has also an endorsement model for several brands. According to sources, she made over $9 million in endorsement deals in 2013. As for now, her estimated net worth is $20 million.
Suzy was previously in a relationship with Korea’s top actor Lee Min-ho. They were the most celebrated couple in the Korean film industry. However, the two split in 2017 after 2 years of dating. Although they have not revealed the reason behind the breakup, people assume that Min-ho’s mandatory military public service could have been a reason.
Post that, Suzy was romantically involved with South Korean actor Lee Dong Wook. But in less than a year, they broke up too. So for now, Suzy is single.
Body Measurement and Social Media
A 25-years-old actor-singer, Bae is an astounding young lady. She has a slim and toned body figure with measurements 34-24-35. Similarly, she stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and has a bodyweight of 47 kgs. Her body figure and gorgeous looks are a sight for a sore eye. Moreover, she has black hair and dark brown eyes.
In the past of reaching a new height of success, Suzy has also become an internet star. Millions of her stans follow her on her social media accounts. She also enjoys connecting with her fans and frequently shares photos of her everyday life as well as professional life. Suzy is mostly active on Instagram where she has over 14.9 million followers. She goes by the name @skuukzky. She also has a Twitter account under the name @suzy but the account has not been very active. Regardless she has 3 million followers.