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Im Yoon-ah (born May 30, 1990), Professionally known as Yoona, a South Korean singer and actress. She debuted as a member of girl group Girls’ Generation (and later its subgroup Girls’ Generation-Oh!GG) in August 2007. Yoona made her breakthrough after her starring in television series You Are My Destiny (2008).

Im Yoon-ah (born May 30, 1990), Professionally known as Yoona, a South Korean singer and actress. She debuted as a member of girl group Girls' Generation (and later its subgroup Girls' Generation-Oh!GG) in August 2007. Yoona made her breakthrough after her starring in television series You Are My Destiny (2008).

She gained popularity after her roles in Love Rain (2012), Prime Minister & I (2013), The King in Love (2017) and her films includes Confidential Assignment (2017) and Exit (2019).

Basic Information

Name:Im Yoon-ah
Stage Name:Yoona
Nick Name:Yoona, Alligator Yoona, Deer Yoona,
Im Yoon-Ah, Him Yoona
Date Of Birth:30 May 1990
Age:31 Years Old
Place Of Birth:Yeongdeungpo District,
Seoul, South Korea
Zodiac Sign:Gemini
Blood Type:B
Occupation:Singer, Actress
Years Active:2007 – Present
Height:5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Weight:48 kg (106 lbs)
Marital Status:Single
Siblings:Im Yoon-jeong
Education:Dongguk University
Net Worth:$35 Million

Early Life and Education

Im Yoon-ah was born on 30 May 1990 in Yeongdeungpo-gu of Seoul, South Korea. She has a sister Im Yoon-jeong. Yoona graduated from Daeyoung High School in 2009, She majoured in in theater studies at Dongguk University in February 2015.

Yoona received a a lifetime achievement award at the graduation ceremony.


Im Yoon-ah was introduced to the public through various appearances in music videos and commercials; she appeared in TVXQ’s “Magic Castle” music video in 2004. She made her debut official as a member of Girls’ Generation in August 2007, becoming the “center” of the group.

Im Yoon-ah began her acting career in 2007 when appeared in drama Two Outs in the Ninth Inning. She then cast in Woman of Matchless Beauty. In 2008 she took the leading role in You Are My Destiny, she later starred in Cinderella Man along with Kwon Sang-woo. Yoona was cast in Love Rain alongside Jang Geun Suk.

Im Yoon-ah was cast in Prime Minister & I alongside Lee Beom-soo in 2013. She released her first solo single “Deoksugung Stonewall Walkway”, a collaboration with the South Korean indie group 10cm,as part of SM Station in 2016.

Im Yoon-ah was cast in God of War, Zhao Yunwhich made her debut in Chaina in 2016. She later released her mini-album titled Blossom which contains Mandarin songs.

Im Yoon-ah gained more popularity when she starred in The K2. She made her film debut in action film, Confidential Assignment. Yoona was cast in historical drama The King in Love. Im Yoon-ah released her second solo single “When The Wind Blows” as part of SM Station.

Im Yoon-ah joined the second season of Hyori’s Homestay as a new helper in 2018. She then released her third solo single “To You. In August 2018, a Girls’ Generation subgroup named Oh!GG was formed with Yoona alongside the four other SNSD members who had decided to renew their contracts with SM entertainment; the group released the single “Lil’ Touch”.

Im Yoon-ah released her debut extended play A Walk to Remember, On May 30, 2019, to celebrate her 29th birthday (30th in Korean age).

Im Yoon-ah was cast in film Exit alongside Jo Jung-suk in 2019. She starred in drama Hush in 2020 where she potrayed as an intern reporter. Yoona played in drama film Miracle: Letters to the President in 2021.

Im Yoon-ah is casting in A Year-End Medley. oona is also starring in TV series Big Mouse as Lee Jong Suk‘s wife.


Im Yoon-ah has been a spokesperson for various brands, she became the first idol to endorse S-Oil, a large South Korean petroleum and refinery company. Yoona became the first overseas endorser for Alcon Taiwan.

She was credited by CNN as a one of the household names in the Asia-Pacific region” which has helped Korean beauty brands become popular in China.

In 2012, Yoona appeared in at least 20 commercials and was ranked fifth among celebrities with the most commercial appearances by TVCF, South Korea’s largest advertisement information site.

She became the brand’s first ambassador in Korea, Asia-Pacific spokesperson for luxury cosmetics brand Estée Lauder, Danish jewellery brand Pandora.

Im Yoon-ah’s other endorsements include South Korean insurance DB Insurance, She was a long-term spokesperson for Amore Pacific’s comestic brand Innisfree.

Im Yoon-ah became the spokesperson of Tous Les Jours, Crocs and Lee Jeans. Yoona became the first person to be selected as global ambassador for Italian luxury fashion brand Miu Miu in October 2021.


2019Yoona became the first female celebrity to be appointed as an ambassadorBy the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism
2018Appointed as a safety ambassador for the Central Council for Safe Culture Campaign
2016Yoona participated in Crocs’ “Come As You Are” campaign as one of the global ambassadors
2015Promotional ambassadors for the National Tax ServiceReceived presidential commendation for having paid her taxes faithfully
2014Yoona was appointed as ambassador for UNICEF’s campaign, “UNIHERO”
2012Yoona was appointed as the Honorary Ambassador of Jung-gu, Seoul


  • 2022 – 2 O’clock Date | TBA
  • 2022 – Confidential Assignment 2: International / as Park Min-Young
  • 2021 – A Year-End Medley / as Soo-Yeon
  • 2021 – Miracle: Letters to the President / as Ra-Hee
  • 2021 – A Year-End Medley / as Soo-Yeon
  • 2019 – Exit / as Ui-Joo
  • 2017 – Confidential Assignment / as Park Min-Young

K-drama series

  • 2022 – King the Land (TBA / as Cheon Sa-Rang
  • 2022 – Big Mouse | MBC / as Go Mi-Ho
  • 2020-2021 – Hush | JTBC / as Lee Ji-Soo
  • 2017 – The King in Love | MBC / as Eun San
  • 2016 – God of War, Zhao Yun / as Xiahou Qingyi / Ma Yurou
  • 2016 – The K2 (tvN / 2016) – Ko An-Na
  • 2015 – My First Time | OnStyle / as Im Yoo-Jin (ep.1)
  • 2013-2014 – Prime Minister & I | KBS2 / as Reporter Nam Da-Jung
  • 2012 – Love Rain | KBS2 / as Kim Yoon-hee / Jung Ha-na
  • 2009 – Cinderella Man | MBC / as Seo Yu-Jin
  • 2008-2009 – You Are My Destiny | KBS / as Jang Sae-Byeok
  • 2008 – Woman of Matchless Beauty, Park Jung-geum| MBC / as Mi-ae
  • 2007 – Two Outs in the Ninth Inning | MBC / as Shin Joo-Young

Television shows

2018Hyori’s HomestayRegular cast
2010Family Outing 2Regular cast


2021MBC Gayo DaejejeonWith Lee Jun-ho & Jang Sung-kyu
2020MBC Gayo DaejejeonWith Jang Sung-kyu & Kim Seon-ho
2019MBC Gayo DaejejeonWith Cha Eun-woo & Jang Sung-kyu
2018MBC Gayo DaejejeonWith Noh Hong-chul, Choi Min-ho & Cha Eun-woo
2017MBC Gayo DaejejeonWith Suho & Cha Eun-woo
201722nd Busan International Film FestivalWith Jang Dong-gun
20172018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics G-100 K-POP ConcertWith Bae Sung-jae
2016Women in Film Awardsat ARTNINE in Seoul
2016MBC Gayo DaejejeonWith Kim Sung-joo
2015DMZ Peace ConcertWith Kim Sung-joo
2015MBC Gayo DaejejeonWith Kim Sung-joo
2014KBS Song FestivalWith Lee Hwi-jae & Ok Taec-yeon
2013KBS Drama AwardsWith Lee Mi-sook, Shin Hyun-joon & Joo Sang-wook
2013Korea-China Friendship ConcertWith Ok Taec-yeon & Cho Kyuhyun (at Beijing, China)
2012KBS Drama AwardsWith Sung Si-kyung & Jung Yong-hwa
2011MBC Gayo DaejejeonWith Lee Seung-gi & Song Ji-hyo
2011KBS Entertainment AwardsWith Shin Dong-yup & Lee Ji-ae
2010Sharing Love ConcertWorld Cup FestivalWith Jung Yong-hwa & Jo Kwon
2010World Cup FestivalWith Kim Yong-man & Yoon Hyun-jin
2009KBS Entertainment AwardsWith Lee Kyung-kyu & Lee Ji-ae

Musical career

Year Active2017 – Present
Associated actsGirls’ Generation
Girls’ Generation-Oh!GG
SM Town

Awards and Nominations

YearAward ceremonyCategoryWorkRemarks
2022Asan Chungmugong International Action Film FestivalBest ActressExitWon
2021Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest ActressMiracle: Letters to the PresidentNominated
2021Blue Dragon Film AwardsPopular Star AwardMiracle: Letters to the PresidentWon
2021Golden Cinema Film FestivalPopularity AwardExitWon
2021Weibo Starlight AwardsHall of FameIm Yoon-ahWon
2020Chunsa Film Art AwardsBest ActressExitNominated
2019Buil Film AwardsMost Popular ActressExitWon
2019Busan International Film FestivalMarie Claire Asia Star Awards: Face of Asia AwardIm Yoon-ahWon
2019Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest ActressExitNominated
2019Blue Dragon Film AwardsPopular Star AwardExitWon
2019Women in Film Korea FestivalBest New ActressExitNominated
2019Korea First Brand AwardsFemale Movie ActressExitWon
2019COSMO Glam NightPerson of the YearIm Yoon-ahWon
2019Asia Artist AwardsBest Artist Award, Actress (Movie)ExitWon
2019Asia Artist AwardsBest Social Artist, ActressIm Yoon-ahWon
2019International Film Festival and Awards MacaoAsian Stars Up Next AwardExitWon
2018University Film Festival of KoreaBest Actress AwardConfidential AssignmentWon
2018Soompi AwardsActress of the YearThe King in LoveWon
2018Asia Artist AwardsTrend AwardIm Yoon-ahWon
2018Asian Film AwardsAFA Next Generation AwardConfidential AssignmentWon
2018Asian Film AwardsBest NewcomerConfidential AssignmentNominated
2018International Film Festival and Awards MacaoTalent AmbassadorIm Yoon-ahWon
2017Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest New ActressConfidential AssignmentNominated
2017Marianas International Film FestivalBest Popular Asian ActressConfidential AssignmentWon
2017Busan International Film FestivalMarie Claire Asia Star Awards: Rising Star AwardConfidential AssignmentWon
2017The Seoul AwardsBest New Actress (Film)Confidential AssignmentNominated
2017The Seoul AwardsPopularity Award, ActressConfidential AssignmentWon
2017Asia Artist AwardsBest Artist Award, ActressThe King in LoveWon
2017Asia Artist AwardsPopularity Award, ActressIm Yoon-ahWon
2017Korean Film Shining Star AwardsNewcomer Award: Best New ActressConfidential AssignmentWon
2017Grand Bell AwardsBest New ActressConfidential AssignmentNominated
2017Baeksang Arts AwardsBest New Actress (Film)Confidential AssignmentNominated
2017Baeksang Arts AwardsMost Popular ActressConfidential AssignmentWon
2017Elle Style Awards KoreaK-style IconIm Yoon-ahWon
2017Asian TV Drama ConferenceSpecial Recognition Award for Contribution to Asian Cultural ExchangeGod of War, Zhao YunWon
2017MBC Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, Best Actress in a Monday – Tuesday DramaThe King in LoveNominated
2017MBC Drama AwardsPopularity Award, ActressThe King in LoveNominated
2017Korea Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, ActressThe King in LoveNominated
2016Asia Artist AwardsAsia Star Award, ActressThe K2Won
2016Asia Artist AwardsPopularity Award, ActressIm Yoon-ahWon
2014Seoul International Youth Film FestivalBest Young ActressPrime Minister and INominated
2013KBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Best Actress in a MiniseriesPrime Minister and IWon
2013KBS Drama AwardsBest Couple AwardIm Yoon-ah with Lee Beom-soo
(Prime Minister and I)
2012Mnet 20’s Choice Awards20’s Female Drama StarLove RainNominated
2012KBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Best Actress in a Mid-length DramaLove RainNominated
2012KBS Drama AwardsNetizen AwardLove RainWon
2011Busan International Film FestivalChristian Dior: Best Dressed Celebrity of the YearIm Yoon-ahWon
2010Baeksang Arts AwardsMost Popular Actress (TV)Cinderella ManWon
2009Baeksang Arts AwardsBest New Actress (TV)You Are My DestinyWon
2009Baeksang Arts AwardsMost Popular Actress (TV)Cinderella ManWon
2008Korea Drama AwardsNetizen Popularity AwardYou Are My DestinyWon
2008KBS Drama AwardsBest New ActressYou Are My DestinyWon
2008KBS Drama AwardsNetizen AwardYou Are My DestinyWon

Net Worth

Im Yoon-ah has a net worth that is estimated to be $ 35 million.


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