December 28, 2014 - March 24, 2016




Also Known As

Sun, Sonye


August 12, 1989 (age 24)


Seoul, South Korea



Years Active

2007- 2015


JYP Entertainment

Associated Acts

Wonder Girls, 8eight


Sunye, June 2012

Min Sun Ye (민선예, born August 12, 1989 in Seoul, South Korea), most known by the stage name Sunye or Sun, is a South Korean singer and leader of the Wonder Girls.



In 2001, Sunye was discovered by JYP Entertainment during the 99% Challenge project. She continued to train under this company for almost six years.


In 2007, Sunye, along with four other girls, debuted with the JYP group Wonder Girls. Sunye was appointed as the group's leader.

On November 10, 2007, Sunye became a regular host for Show! Music Core alongside Big Bang member T.O.P. and fellow Wonder Girls member Sohee. They continued to host the show until April 2008.


On November 22, 2011, Sunye announced that she was in a relationship with a Korean-American man whom she met on a volunteer mission to Haiti. Little was revealed about him due to his not being a celebrity.


Sunye, with the rest of the Wonder Girls, starred in an American made-for-TV film called The Wonder Girls. The film was aired February 2, 2012, on TeenNick.

On November 26, 2012, Sunye announced her engagement to James Park, her boyfriend of almost 2 years. With this announcement, Sunye went on hiatus from the Wonder Girls.


Sunye and James Park married on January 26, 2013. On April 4 of that year, she announced that she was pregnant with their first child. On October 16, her daughter Hailey was born.


  • Name: Min Sun Ye (민선예)
  • Stage Name: Sunye (선예), Sun
  • Nickname: Sonye (쏘녜)
  • Birthdate: August 12, 1989 (age 25)
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Blood type: A
  • Height: 162 cm
  • Weight: 45 kg
  • JYP Entertainment Status:
  • Years in Wonder Girls: 5 years
  • Eastern Zodiac: Snake
  • Western Zodiac: Leo
  • Hobbies: Watching movies, music appreciation, sports, health
  • Special Skill: Piano
  • Education: Dongguk University
  • Ideal boyfriend: Trustworthy, responsible, and Christian
  • Religion: Christian
  • Favorite Food: Ice cream, tteokbokki
  • Favorite Artists: Beyonce, Yiruma
  • Favorite Actors: Johnny Depp, Jessica Alba