Kim Hyo-yeon(born September 22, 1989) is a South Korean idol singer, dancer , and model . She is a member of the popular Korean girl group Girls' Generation , formed by S.M. Entertainment in 2007.

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 Hyoyeon's Biography

In 2004, she was sent to study Chinese in Beijing , People's Republic of China alongside with Choi Siwon . Her Chinese name is 孝渊 (Xiàoyuān) in simplified Chinese characters . Hyo-yeon also been picked as Korea's number 1 Idol dancer on Star News.

Hyo-yeon is ambidextrous . She also often referred as the "2nd BoA " due to her dancing skills. Hyo-yeon is fluent in Chinese and Korean . She also can speak conversational English and Japanese .

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 Hyoyeon's Career

Girls' Generation

Pre-debut and training background

Winners Dance School,a famous dance school in South Korea specializing in popping, locking, animation and various other hip-hop styles. At the school she met Miss A 's Min, with whom she formed the dance team Little Winners (리틀위너스). The duo performed at various showcases and was spotlighted by HipHoper.com in 2004.

and Black Beat 's Shim Jae-won .She also worked with one of Justin Timberlake 's choreographers and a few foreign teachers.

In 2007, she teamed up with Jae Won for a dance collaboration to " Anonymous ".

Solo activities

Oh! My Ladystarring Choi Siwon and Chae Rim with fellow members Jessica and Sooyoung .

, a Korean reality show alongside with Sunny .

. Hyo-yeon joined the cast of MBC‘sDancing with the Starsseason 2, which aired its first episode on April 27th.Hyo-yeon and her partner ended up winning second place.

Nylon, a fashion and pop culture magazine. To promote the upcoming release, the magazine recently uploaded videos of Hyo-yeon and Seohyun onto its YouTube channel. The clips show behind-the-scenes footage of the photoshootsNylondid with the two.

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 Hyoyeon's Discography

Solo discography

2012 PYL Younique Vol 1 "MaxStep" 03:45 Younique Unit (withEunhyuk,Taemin,Henry,Kai&Luhan)

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 Hyoyeon's Filmography


2012 I AM. - SM Town Live World Tour in Madison Square Garden Herself


2008 Unstoppable Marriage as BoolGwangDong (seven princess) (cameo)
2010 Oh My Lady! Herself (cameo)

Television Series

2007 Cutie Honey, Mini Musical A bully along with Yuri & Jessica -
2009 KBSGirls' Generation's Hello Baby Herself (Main)
2010 KBSNight Star Guest along withJessica,SooyoungandSunny
2010 KBSInvincible Youth Guest 18
2011 Running Man Guest (Girls Generation) 63-64
2011-2012 KBSInvincible Youth 2 Herself 1- present
2012 MBCShow! Music Core Guest Host
2012 Dancing with the Stars 2 Herself All

Music Video Appearances

2010 Caribbean Bay Girl's Generation&2PM
2012 Maxstep Younique Unit with (Eunhyuk,Taemin,Kai,Henry&Luhan)

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 Hyoyeon's Endorsements

  • [2011] Dior Snow (with Sooyoung , Yuri , Sunny , Jessica and Tiffany )

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 Hyoyeon's References

  1. (Korean) As seen on KBS 2TV Champagne (신동엽신봉선의 샴페인), March 14, 2009.
  2. (Korean) As seen on MBCevery1 Flower Boys Generation (지금은 꽃미남시대), April 8, 2009.
  3. "[eng sub] Hyoyeon picked as Korea's number 1 Idol dancer (Star News)". YouTube. 2012-06-03. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMSj4zj34q0&feature=related. Retrieved 2012-11-07.
  4. (Korean) Girls' Generation UCC Story, July 19, 2007.
  5. (Korean) 소녀시대 댄스퀸 효연 “초등학교 때 힙합스쿨 다녀”, 뉴스엔, August 1, 2007.
  6. (Korean) 민과 소녀시대 효연 데뷔전부터 친분사진 눈길, JESNews.co.kr, February 3, 2008.
  7. (Korean) 귀여운 팝퍼, 리틀위너스, 힙합퍼, January 27, 2004.
  8. (Korean) 효연, '댄스 DNA'를 타고난 춤꾼", 조엔 CHOEN, February 13, 2009. Retrieved on May 21, 2010.
  9. (Korean) 세계 제패한 이효리춤선생 스타킹 깜짝출연 “최고의 댄서 교수 되고싶다”, 뉴스엔, December 14, 2008.
  10. (Korean) As seen on MTV Girls' Generation, Episode 8, October 25, 2007.
  11. (Korean) 데프 댄스스쿨 강남점 소울 왁킹반 영진샘 프리스타일 영상, 데프댄스스쿨, May 8, 2010.
  12. (Korean) Poppin DS Official website
  13. (Korean) Locking Khan Official website
  14. (Korean) 소녀시대 효연..."데뷔 전 연습생 시절 보아 선배 대역", 이데일리 SPN, August 7, 2007.
  15. (Korean) 음악의 색깔, 멤버와 그룹의 이미지가 조화되는 것이 좋은 안무, 10 아시아, February 5, 2009.
  16. (Korean) 소녀시대, 최시원과 의리 지키며 '오 마이 레이디'서 카메오 출연, 아시아경제, March 7, 2010. Retrieved on April 9, 2010.
  17. (Korean) allkpop.com
  18. Girls’ Generation’s Hyoyeon to join the cast of ‘Dancing with the Stars 2′
  19. by leesa86. "Girls’ Generation’s Hyoyeon & Seohyun sport a punky fashion style for NYLON Magazine". Allkpop.com. http://www.allkpop.com/2012/07/girls-generations-hyoyeon-seohyun-sport-a-punky-fashion-style-for-nylon-magazine. Retrieved 2012-11-07.
  20. by pkdance (2012-10-30). "Girls’ Generation’s Hyoyeon poses for ’0/1 Creative Book’". Allkpop.com. http://www.allkpop.com/2012/10/girls-generations-hyoyeon-poses-for-01-creative-book. Retrieved 2012-11-07.
  21. "SNSD’s Hyoyeon becomes first cover girl for ’0/1 creativebook’ ~ Latest K-pop News - K-pop News | Daily K Pop News". Dkpopnews.net. http://www.dkpopnews.net/2012/10/snsds-hyoyeon-becomes-first-cover-girl.html. Retrieved 2012-11-07.
  22. "Documentary Shows Top K-Pop Singers Behind the Scenes". Chosun Ilbo. 2 May 2012. http://english.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2012/05/02/2012050200829.html. Retrieved 4 May 2012.

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