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Park Sun-young, better known by her stage name Luna, born on August 12, 1993, is a South Korean singer, dancer and model. She is best known for being a part of the quintet pop girl band f(x), under the label of SM Entertainment in South Korea and Avex Trax in Japan.


Personal lifeEdit

Luna was born as Park Sun-Young in Seoul South Korea on August 12, 1993. It is said that if Luna's sister joined f(x) her voice would be sweet and soft.[1]

In October 2011, it was confirmed that she has been accepted at Chung-Ang University's Institute of the Arts as theater majors through a special rolling admissions screening process.[2]

CareerEdit

f(x)Edit

In 2006, SM Entertainment, an entertainment agency based in South Korea, recruited Luna after seeing her performing on a SBS's television program, "Truth Game".[3] After training for more than three years, she became a member of a quintent pop idol girl group, f(x), under the label of her agency. On September 1, 2009, f(x)'s first single "La Cha Ta" (stylized as "LA chA TA") was digitally released. The group's first broadcast performance of "La Cha Ta" was held at MBC's music show Show! Music Core on September 5, 2009. Since then, f(x), has released three digital singles and a mini-album, Nu ABO, and have won numerous awards. The group participated in the SMTown Live '10 World Tour alongside their label-mates in Seoul, Shanghai and Los Angeles.[4] f(x) has also appeared in their own reality shows like Hello f(x) and f(x)'s Koala. They have also endorsed some commercial products like an LG Cyon cell phone, 'Lollipop', and clothing brands like K-Swiss.[5] On November 24, 2010, Avex Entertainment, released a statement that f(x) was now signed to their agency for future releases in China, Japan and Taiwan.

Other activitiesEdit

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In 2010, Luna won the 'Variety New Star Award' at the SBS Entertainment Awards for 'Star King'.[6]

In October 2010, Luna was one of the twenty idols from different South Korean groups that recorded the song, "Let's Go", for the purpose of increasing public participation in the 2010 G-20 Seoul summit. She provided vocals along with labelmates Sungmin, Seohyun and Jonghyun. Also, Luna appeared as the regular member of Star King for a long time and earned an Award from SBS for her appearance and effort.[citation needed]

On April 15, 2011, Luna started hosting a music program called The Show from MTV Korea along with Secret's Hyosung.[7]

Luna was cast in the TV Chosun drama entitled Saving Ahjumma Go Bong Sil as Seo In Young, a college student and youngest daughter of Go Bong Sil. It was her drama debut alongside SS501's Kim Kyu Jong. It was first aired in December 2011.[8][9]

Discography Edit

Mini Album Edit

Featured songs Edit

Year Album artist Album Song Duration
2009 Shinee 2009, Year of Us "Get Down" 03:03
2014 Super Junior-D&E Ride Me "Ten Years"
Play the Siren Dream Drive "Dream Drive"
2016 Zico Break Up 2 Make Up "It Was Love"

Soundtracks Edit

Year Album Song Duration Artist
2009 Invincible Lee Pyung Kang OST "Hard but Easy" 03:51 Duet with Krystal
2010 God of Study OST "Spread Its Wings" 03:56 Duet with Krystal and Amber
Cinderella's Sister OST "Calling Out" 04:22 Duet with Krystal
Please Marry Me OST "Beautiful Day" 03:58 Solo
President OST "And I Love You" 03:34 Duet with Yesung (Super Junior)
2012 To The Beautiful You "It`s Me" 03:42 Duet with Sunny (Girls' Genearation)
Cheongdam-dong Alice OST "It's Okay" Solo
2013 The Croods OST "Shine Your Way" Duet with Kyuhyun (Super Junior)
High School Musical on Stage! OST "Start of Something New" Duet with Ryeowook (Super Junior)
TalesWeaver OST "U + Me" Solo
2015 Kill Me, Heal Me OST "Healing Love"
The Merchant: Gaekju 2015 OST "Only You"
2016 Bungaeman OST "Dream"
"Beongaegongju"
2017 Bad Thief, Good Thief OST "Where Are You"
The King in Love OST "Could You Tell Me"

Filmography Edit

Movie Edit

Year Name Role
2015 The Lightning Man's Secret Han-na

TV Drama Edit

Year Name Channel Role Remarks
2011-2012 Saving Mrs. Go Bong-shil TV Chosun Seo In-young
2015 Jumping Girl Nam Sang-ah Web Drama


Variety Show Edit

Year Name Channel Role Remarks
2010–2011 Star King SBS Regular panelist Ep: 159, 165, 166, 169, 172, 173, 174, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 182, 184, 200, 201, 220, 221, 222.
2011 The Show SBS MTV Host Season 1
With Hyoseong (Secret)
2014 Dance Battle Korea MBC Music April 15
2015 King of Mask Singer MBC Contestant April 5 – April 12: 1st Generation Mask King
April 19 – April 26: 2nd Generation Mask King
May 3 – May 10: Eliminated by Third Generation challenger
Global Request Show: A Song For You KBS Host August 24 – September 4
2016–2017 Get It Beauty OnStyle Host (Season 3) May 13 – Present
2017 Strong Girls E Channel Regular cast January 23 – Present
Singing Battle KBS2 Hidden Card Ep. 14
Sang JYP & Sunye's Afternoon Separation
Immortal Songs 2 Contestant Ep. 288
Sang Insooni's Father with twin sister, Park Jin Young
The Taming of the Shrew 2 JTBC2 Regular cast July 5 – Present
Beauty's Code Joljam TV With Seo Hyo-rim and Kim Jung-min
Dressing Table 3 FashionN October 31 – Present

Musical Theatre Edit

Year Name Role
2010–2011 Legally Blonde Elle Woods
2011 Coyote Ugly Violet Sanford
2013 High School Musical on Stage! Gabriella Montez
2014 School OZ Hologram Musical Diana
2015–2016 In the Heights Nina Rosario
2017 Rebecca I
2017–2018 Rudolf (The Last Kiss) Mary Vetsera

Gallery Edit

Click here to see the photo gallery of Luna.


References Edit

  1. f(x)’s Luna unveils her identical twin sister Allkpop. Retrieved April 9, 2011.
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  7. Check out the first broadcast of MTV’s “The Show” music program!. Allkpop. April 15, 2011. Retrieved July 8, 2012.
  8. f(x)'s Luna displaying her acting skills for 'Saving Ahjumma Go Bong Sil'. Allkpop. January 23, 2012. Retrieved July 8, 2012.
  9. SS501 member Kim Kyu Jong takes on a role in new drama, 'Saving Ajumma Go Bong Sil'. Allkpop. December 7, 2011. Retrieved on July 8, 2012.

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