South Korean singer and actress Bae Suzy is known for her vibrant exploits with which she has continued to sustain her relevance in the industry. Bae has always been an interesting personality and she has maintained this identity over the years. Her career has mostly revolved around the music industry although she has tested waters in other fields like modeling as well as acting. Find out below, how she has fared in her career as well as other facts about the Korean singer.
Bae Suzy Bio, Age
She was born Bae Su-ji on October 10, 1994, to her parents Bae Wanyoung and Jeong Hyun-sook in Buk District, Gwangju South Korea. As she got more attached to entertainment she became known as Suzy which later became her stage name. Bae grew up with her parents alongside her siblings Bae Su-bin, her older sister and Bae Sang-moon, her younger brother.
Bae’s inclination to the performing arts took her to the School of Performing Arts in Seoul where she graduated in the year 2013. But before then she had tried out other platforms of entertainment in the quest to bring her dreams to actualization. The passionate singer had auditioned in 2009 for Mnet Superstar K, a South Korean talent show. Although she made it through the auditions she was later eliminated from the show.
Leaving the show may have been devastating for the singer but looking on the bright side, Bae Suzy caught the attention of a rep from the popular entertainment company, JYP Entertainment. Suzy’s contact with the JYP scout saw her join the brand and sooner than later, she became part of the group Miss A along with singers Fei and Jia.
After having signed with Samsung Electronics group, Miss A went on to release a song Love Again, which was used for a commercial for the Samsung Beat Festival. This was followed by the group’s official single Bad Girl God Girl released in July 2010. Shortly after, Suzy enrolled in the School of performing arts, graduated in 2013 and continued to pursue her career.
The Career of the South Korean Singer
Before her career kicked off, Bae Suzy was an online shopping model. She was a host for MBC Show! Music Core in 2010, a role she played with Minho and Onew. Her stint at the show opened her to more opportunities; she went on to host other popular shows including Mnet’s 20 Choice Awards, Seoul Music Awards, Golden Disc Award, and many others.
While on the hosting spree, Bae made her acting debut in 2012 with the drama Dream High which was aired on KBS. She also created the OST for the drama Winter Child. Bae’s exploits earned her an accolade at the KBS Drama Awards, grabbing the Best New Actress and Best Couple Actress awards respectively. Bae Suzy made her film debut with the movie Architecture 101 in 2012.
Bae Suzy also appeared in the KBS drama Big and played a role in Invincible Youth 2. For her remarkable roles in Architecture 101 and The Invincible youth 2, Bae won the Best New Actress award at the 48th Baeksang Arts Awards and Best Newcomer award at the KBS Entertainment Awards respectively. Bae rose to higher popularity in 2013 after her performance in the drama Gu Family Book.
Her role in the historical fusion drama earned her tons of awards and accolades. Already in the limelight, she starred in The Sound of a Flower in 2015. In 2017 the girl group Miss A went their separate ways and Bae went solo that same year marking her solo music career with the album Yes?No?. The beginning of 2017 also felt her impact with the pre-release of the single, Pretend which topped major charts in the country. While on her music adventure Bae Suzy got a role in the thriller drama While You Were Sleeping (2017). In January 2018 she released her second album Faces of Love.
Bae Suzy continues to make waves in the entertainment industry as a singer and actress and from all indications, there’s no stopping to what is to come from her.
Body Measurements – Height and Weight
For a singer and actress, Bae Suzy has got just the right body features for her career. With her height of 5ft 6in (1.6m), you would not necessarily need to look for her in a crowd. Suzy’s weight of 47 kg makes her very flexible and is a big advantage for the talented performer.