Im Yoon Ah

임윤아 / Im Yoona,임유나

Im Yoon-Ah( Hangul :임윤아; Hanja : 林允兒; also spelledLim Yun-Ah; born May 30, 1990), commonly known asYoonA(윤아), is a South Korean pop singer , dancer , actress , model and spokesmodel . She is a member of the Korean girl group Girls' Generation . Yoona made her debut as a singer along with Girls' Generation on August 5, 2007. She made her debut as an actress in the 2007 Korean drama ,9 Ends, 2 Outs.

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 Im Yoon Ah's Biography

Im Yoon-Ah was born in Seoul , South Korea on May 30, 1990. At a young age, she auditioned at the SM Saturday Open Casting Audition and joined the company in 2002. She began to train with the other trainees under the same company in the areas of acting , singing and dancing .

She is a 2009 graduate of Daeyoung High School and is currently attending Dongguk University majoring in theatre and music,along with her fellow member, Seohyun.Yoona shares a room in Korea and Japan with her fellow member, Yuri .

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 Im Yoon Ah's Career

Girls' Generation

Pre-Debut Background

Yoona made her debut as an actress in 2007 with the drama9 Ends, 2 Outs.In 2008, she acted in the dramaWoman of Matchless Beautybefore her first leading role in the daily dramaYou Are My Destinywhich she won her important recognitions in acting.Yoona filmed her 2009 dramaCinderella Man(신데렐라맨) alongside with Kwon Sang-woo .


Yoona was a guest on SBS TVFamily Outingwhich ended February 14, 2010, and a permanent cast member onFamily Outing Season 2with Yoon Sang-hyun, Kim Won-hee, Ji Sang-ryeol, Shin Bong-seon, Super Junior 's Kim Heechul 2AM 's Jo Kwon and 2PM 's Ok Taecyeon .The program ended its run on July 11, 2010 after 5 months.


Before her debut with Girls' Generation, Yoona began to film commercials and model for various magazines when she was a trainee with SM Entertainment. Apart from Girls' Generation's commercials, Yoona is currently a model to endorse Clean & Clear , YeJiMin Pad, Innisfree Cosmetics and S-Oil .

Yoona, together with her fellow member Sooyoung , modeled for the '08-09 F/W SFAA Seoul Collection – Lee Joo-Young Fashion Show' at Seoul Hakyohul Exhibition Hall on March 20, 2008.

In April 2010, she with fellow members Yuri and Seohyun , 2PM members Nichkhun , Taecyeon and Chansung had a CF for an commercial for Everland 'sCaribbean Bay. The commercial was released in mid-May and is accompanied by the song "Cabi Song" Which lead to a scandel for Ok Taecyeon and Yoona.

Yoona was chosen along with Korean celebrities such as Rain, Kim Hee-seon, Ji Jin-hee, Ha Ji-won, Son Ye-jin, Kim Hyun-joong and Yunho to be the model of Cartier's LOVE collections. Proceeds from the sale of the bracelets will go to the international organization International Vaccine Institute (IVI) .

Yoona released her first solo song "Innisfree Day"on August 30, 2010 for the Eco Handkerchief's promotion of Innisfree Cosmetics.

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 Im Yoon Ah's Discography

  • Innisfree Day (Innisfree promotion song)

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 Im Yoon Ah's Filmography

Television drama

2007 9 Ends 2 Outs Shin Joo Young MBC
2008 Unstoppable Marriage as BoolGwangDong (seven princess)(cameo) KBS
2008 Woman of Matchless Beauty Mi Ae MBC
2008 You Are My Destiny Jang Sae Byuk KBS
2009 Cinderella Man Seo Yoo Jin alongside withKwon Sang-woo MBC

Television series

2010 Family Outing 2 Herself

Music video appearances

YearSong titleArtistRole
2004 "Magic Castle" TVXQ Herself
2006 "U" Super Junior Herself
2006 "My Everything" The Grace with Super Junior'sKim Kibum
2007 "Marry U" Super Junior Herself
2008 "Propose" Lee Seung-Cheol Herself
2009 "那傢伙的女人" 24/7 Herself
2010 "Caribbean Bay" Girls' Generationand2PM Herself

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 Im Yoon Ah's Awards

  • 20's Choice Awards: Hot School Girl -Nominated
  • 2008 KBS Drama Awards: Best New Actress Award (You Are My Destiny)
  • 2008 KBS Drama Awards: Netizen Award (You Are My Destiny)
  • 2008 Korean Drama Festival: Netizen Popularity Award (You Are My Destiny)
  • 2009 45th Baeksang Arts Awards: Best New Actress (You Are My Destiny)
  • 2009 45th Baeksang Arts Awards: Netizen Popularity Award (You Are My Destiny)
  • 2010 46th Baeksang Arts Awards: Netizen Popularity Award (Cinderella Man)
  • 2010 Yahoo Buzz! Award's Top Buzz Star:Female Category -Nominated

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