Jeon Hyosung

전효성/ Jun Hyo Sung (Jeon Hyo Seong)

Jeon Hyosung( Korean :전효성, born October 13, 1989) often simply known asHyosung, is a South Korean idol singer and dancer . She is best known as the leader of a popular South Korean girl group, Secret .In 2005, she became a finalist on Mnet 's "Battle Shinhwa" which led to her signing a recording contract with Good Entertainment . In 2007, she was set to debut in the group 'Five Girls' along with G.NA , Wonder Girls 's Yubin , After School 's UEE and a former T-ara member and current Spica member Yang Jiwon. Unfortunately, the group disbanded before they were able debut due to the company's financial problems. She was later discovered by TS Entertainment through a show that was aired on SBS MTV , called "Diary of Five Girls" and spent two years in the company as a trainee. In 2009, she debuted in a four member girl group called Secret along with Song Jieun , Han Sunhwa and Jung Hana .

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 Jeon Hyosung's Life and career

1989–2004:Early life and childhood

Her parents were against her choice at first but later supported her decision when they saw how dedicated she was towards her goal.

2005–2008: Career beginnings, Five Girls and personal struggles

At this point Hyosung was no longer a trainee in Good Entertainment and decided to start attending college again. However, her plans changed when a TS Entertainment agent contacted her.

2009–present: Secret and rising popularity

They released their debut single " I Want You Back " in October 2009.

Secret in Mnet 20's Choice Awards, 2010

. Secret continued their success with the release of their second CD single entitled " Starlight Moonlight ".The title track became another hit for Secret as the song reached number one on the Gaon Monthly Singles Charts and won them another trophy in SBS 's Inkigayo .

Secret released their first mini album in Japan entitled Shy Boy (EP) .The mini album debuted also at number nine on the Oricon album charts.

Secret in February 2011

aired on SBS.

The song "This Person" was released on December 27, 2012.

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 Jeon Hyosung's Personal life

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 Jeon Hyosung's Artistry and influences

She was also influenced by South Korean ballad singers such as Kim Bum-soo, Sung Si-kyung and Kim Yeon-woo.Hyosung said that she was influenced by the American singer Beyoncé particularly when it came to dancing. She also stated that Beyoncé is one of her music idols. TS Entertainment uploaded a video of Hyosung performing a cover of Beyoncé's Naughty Girl and Crazy in Love in Secret's 1st Japan Tour in March 2012. Because of her work with Secret, she portrays a mix of cute and sexy image through their songs such as " Shy Boy " and " Madonna ".

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 Jeon Hyosung's Endorsements and other activities

With Secret, they were also appointed as ambassadors in campaigns and events such asThe Seoul Competition Movie Content 'Streamed Seoul 2009' Goodwill Ambassador(2009),The 18th National Women's Soccer Tournament ambassador(2010),The Eco-Project environmental campaign 'URBAN FARM'(2010),The 8th International Paralympic Skills Competition(2010)and others. In December 2011, Secret were appointed as PR ambassadors for the ‘Korea Consumers Forum’.

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 Jeon Hyosung's Discography


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 Jeon Hyosung's Filmography

Television dramas

2012 SBS Salamander Guru Soo Yeon

Television series

2005 Mnet Battle Shinhwa Herself
2007 SBS MTV Diary of Five Girls Herself
2009 Mnet Secret Story Herself Regular cast
2010 MBC Boquet Herself Regular cast
2010 KBS Let's Go Dream! Season 2 Herself Episode 18, 53
2011 SBS MTV MTV Special :Big Pleasure Guam Herself With Secret
2011 KBS Oh! My School Herself Regular cast
2011 MBC Weekly Idol Herself with Secret (11-11-27)
2011 SBS MTV Let Me Show Herself With Secret
2012 SBS Qualifications of Men Herself Episode 369 withSong Jieun

Music shows

2009 Mnet Sonyeon Sonyeo Gayo Baekso MC
2009 GomTV Gom TV Music Chart (GMC) MC
2011 MTV The Show MC

Music video appearances

YearSong titleArtistRole
2011 "Never Give Up" Bang&Zelo (B.A.P)

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 Jeon Hyosung's References

  1. (Korean)Bak, Geok-Uk (2011-02-21). "(라이징스타①)시크릿 효성 "'지하돌', 이제는 꽤 유명해졌죠?"". Asiae. Asian Economies. Retrieved 2012-02-19.
  2. (Korean)Bak, Geok-Uk (2011-02-22). "(라이징스타)시크릿 효성② "넉넉치 못한 형편, 부모님 반대 심해"". Asiae. Asian Economies. Retrieved 2012-02-19.
  3. "Secret's Hyosung talks about her life". Koreaboo. 2011-02-25. Retrieved 2012-02-19.
  4. (Korean)Bak, Geok-Uk (2011-02-23). "(라이징스타) 시크릿 효성③ '배틀신화'의 시작, 꿈이 현실로". Asiae. Asian Economies. Retrieved 2012-02-19.
  5. (Korean)Bak, Geok-Uk (2011-02-24). "(라이징스타) 시크릿 효성④ "오소녀 해체, 만만치 않던 가수의 길"". Asiae. Asian Economies. Retrieved 2012-02-19.
  6. (Korean)"지나, ‘엠카’서 ‘꺼져줄게 잘 살아’ 데뷔..용준형 지원 사격 : 야후! 미디어 - 세상을 만나는 창". Yahoo! Korea News. Yahoo!. 2010-07-16. Retrieved 2012-02-24.
  7. (Korean)Bak, Geok-Uk (2011-02-25). "(라이징스타)시크릿 효성⑤ "아버지, 불효녀를 용서하세요" 애끓는 사부곡". Asiae. Asian Economies. Retrieved 2012-02-19.
  8. "Secret Showcase Coverage". Retrieved 2012-02-19.
  9. "Discography of TS Entertainment". TS ENTERTAINMENT Co., Ltd.. Retrieved 2012-02-19.
  10. "Secret's mini album Secret Time released!". 6theory Media. Retrieved 2012-02-19.
  11. "Secret releases their new album Madonna". 6theory Media. Retrieved 2012-02-19.
  12. "SECRET wins Inkigayo Mutizen + other performances". 6theory Media. Retrieved 2012-02-19.
  13. Choi, Hyun-Hwa (2011-11-24). "Injured Secret Member Hyosung to Halt Activities". Mnet News. CJ E&M Corp.. Retrieved 2012-02-19.
  14. (Korean)"지나, '도롱뇽도사'서 글래머 점쟁이로 변신..첫 연기도전". SK Communications. 2012-02-16. Retrieved 2012-02-17.
  15. "SBS prepares project groups for year-end show".
  16. "Dazzling Red (HyunA, Nana, Hyorin, Hyosung, Nicole) release "This Person"".
  17. Hwang, Hyo-Jin (2011-10-26). "(Interview) Secret: We've gone from living in the basement floor to the 2nd floor". 10 Asia News. 10 Asia. Retrieved 2012-02-19.
  18. "SECRET models for online fishing game, "Grand Mer"". 6theory Media. Retrieved 2012-03-08.
  19. (Korean)Yoo, Ick - Dong (2011-02-07). "'시크릿', 함께 낚시하러 가실래요?…온라인 게임 '그랑베르' 홍보 촬영 사진 공개". News Nate. SK Communications. Retrieved 2012-03-08.
  20. "SECRET and Park Han Byul’s CFs for Nike revealed". 6theory Media. Retrieved 2012-03-08.
  21. (Korean)Yee, Un Ey (2011-04-06). "박한별 동방신기 시크릿 기성용 총출동...뭔 일이기에?". News Nate. SK Communications. Retrieved 2012-03-08.
  22. "Yoo Jae Suk, SECRET selected as CF models for ‘NeNe Chicken’". 6theory Media. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
  23. (Korean)Oh, Seon-hye (2011-07-06). "유재석-시크릿, 네네치킨 광고 모델 발탁 '치킨돌' 계보 이어 [Yoo Jae Suk, SECRET selected as advertising models for ‘NeNe Chicken’]". News Nate. SK Communications. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
  24. "SECRET chosen as models for soju advertisement". 6theory Media. Retrieved 2012-03-08.
  25. (Korean)"박가부대, 철판닭갈비 출시에 맞춰 고객 커뮤니케이션 강화 나선다". News Nate. SK Communications. 2011-11-28. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
  26. Park, Anna (2011-09-12). "TS FAMILY MEMBERS POSE FOR KELLAN SPORTSWEAR!". MTV Korea. Viacom international Inc. Retrieved 2012-03-08.
  27. (Korean)Bak, Geun uk (2010-12-24). "시크릿, 공익광고 출연 "음주운전 하면 안돼요" [Secret shoots a public service CF against drunk driving]". News Naver. NHN Corp. Retrieved 2012-03-08.
  28. "SECRET shoots a public service CF against drunk driving". 6theory Media. 2010-12-24. Retrieved 2012-03-08.
  29. (Korean)"시크릿, 홍보대사 위촉 "韓소비자로서 참여..영광"". Star News. 2011-12-28. Retrieved 2012-03-08.
  30. "SECRET appointed PR ambassadors for the ‘Korea Consumers Forum’". 6theory Media. 2011-12-28. Retrieved 2012-03-08.
  31. "Secret’s Jun Hyo Sung becomes the new Sonyeon Sonyeo MC". 6theory Media. Retrieved 2012-02-21.
  32. "Hyosung snags MC role, Secret prepares for comeback". 6theory Media. Retrieved 2012-02-21.
  33. Lee, Kyung-Nam (2011-12-02). "Jeon Hyosung Appears in Bang Yong Guk & Zelo’s MV". eNews World. CJ E&M Corp.. Retrieved 2012-02-19.

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