Bae Suzy Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 05 Jul, 2018
Facts of Bae Suzy
Date of Birth: 1994 , October-10
Age: 23 years old
Birth Nation: South Korea
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Bae Suzy
Birth Name Bae Su-ji
Father Jeon Hyun-sook
Mother Bae Wan-young
Nationality Korean
Birth Place/City Buk District, Gwangju
Ethnicity Asian
Profession Actress, Singer
Net Worth $13 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Face Color Fair
Famous for Miss A
Boyfriend Lee Dong-wook
Education School of Performing Arts Seoul
Awards KBS Drama Awards
Movies Architecture 101, Real
Sisters Su-bin
Siblings Su-bin and Sang-moon
Albums Yes? No?.
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South Korean singer and actress, Bae Suzy who is well recognized by the mononym (an individual who is recognized by the single name), Suzy. In 2010, she along with other members formed a girl group, Miss A. The group released their debut album, A Class in July 2011. Suzy is also involved in acting, made her TV debut in 2011 from the TV series, Dream High. The following year, she made her movie debut from Architecture 101.

She has won awards for both her acting and singing which includes MBA Drama Awards, Golden Disc Awards, and Melon Music Awards among others. Suzy not only gained fame but also accumulated a hefty net worth from acting and singing and not forget from appearing in commercials. Her popularity helped her to become one of the most in-demand endorsers in the country.

Suzy is dating her actor boyfriend, Lee Dong-wook. The couple started dating in 2018 after break up with her ex-boyfriend, Lee Min-ho.

Bae Suzy’s Early Life And Education

Bae Suzy was born Bae Su-ji to Bae Wan-young and Jeon Hyun-sook on 10th October 1994 in Buk District, Gwangju under the birth sign Libra. Suzy is Korean as per nationality and ethnicity wise she's Asian. She has two siblings, one older sister, Su-bin and a younger brother, Sang-moon.

CAPTION: Bae Suzy's childhood pictures. SOURCE: Pinterest

Suzy attended School of Performing Arts Seoul. At the early age of 15, she became an online shopping model. Before pursuing a career in singing, she auditioned for Mnet Super K, a talent show series but was eliminated after the preliminary round.

Later, she joined JYP Entertainment as a trainee.

Bae Suzy's Career

Singing Career

Bae Suzy paired with her fellow members, Jia and Fei and formed a group, Miss A in March 2010. They then did their promotional works in China and signed a contract with the Samsung Electronics group in China.

For the Samsung Beat Festival, the group released a song, Love Again for the commercial. The song was written by Super Changddai, a Korean composer. Later, Min joined their group as the fourth member.

CAPTION: Bae Suzy at a concert in Beijing. SOURCE: Says.com

In 1st July 2010, the group released their debut single, Bad Girl Good Girl from their debut album, A Class which was released on 18th July 2011. The group was quick to grab the attention of the fans and also became the first girl group to land #1 on KBS Music Bank.

The group then took a break and focused on overseas activities. In 2012, they made their comeback with a mini album, Touch.

On 12th October 2012, they again released another mini-album Independent Women Part III. The following year, they released their second full-length album, Hush. In 2015, they gave a hit song, Only You from their mini-album, Colors.

In early 2017, Suzy released her solo debut album, Yes? No?. On 29th January 2018, she released her second solo album, Faces of Love.

Acting Career

Suzy made her TV debut in 2011 from the TV series, Dream High starring Kim Soo-Hyun, IU, Ok Taecyeon and Jang Wooyoung among others. The same year, she made her cameo appearance in Human Casino.

The following year, Suzy appeared as a cameo in Dream High 2. She then worked in several TV series, Big, I Need a Fairy and My Love from the Stars. Particularly she is popular for:

TV Series Role IMDB rating Cast Members
Gu Family Book (2013)  Dam Yeo-wool 8.2 Lee Seung-gi, Choi Jin-hyuk, Lee Yeon-hee and Yoo Yeon-Seok among others.
Uncontrollably Fond (2016) Noh-eul 7.8 Kim Woo-bin, and Jung Sung Kyung among others.
While You Were Sleeping (2017) Nam Hong-ju 8.4 Lee Jong-suk, Jung Hae In, and Lee Sung-Kyung among others.
CAPTION: Bae in one of the scenes of Dream High. SOURCE: Drama Fever

In 2012, Suzy made her movie debut from the romantic film, Architecture 101. Her acting in the movie was highly appreciated. She subsequently made her appearance in tow movies, The Sound of a Flower and Real.

Bae Suzy's Awards and Nominations

Bae Suzy has been nominated for various awards for her singing and acting. Below are some of the awards she won from her acting career:

  • 2011 = KBS Drama Awards (twice) for Dream High.
  • 2011 = Mnet 20’s Choice Awards for Dream High.
  • 2012 = Mnet 20’s Choice Awards for Architecture 101.
  • 2012 = KBS Drama Awards for Big.
  • 2012 = Style Icon Awards.
  • 2012 = MTN Broadcast Advertisement Festival Awards.  
  • 2012 = Baeksang Arts Awards for Architecture 101.
  • 2012 = Busan International Film Festival Awards.
  • 2012 = Blue Dragon Film Awards for Architecture 101.
  • 2012 = KBS Entertainment Awards for Gag Concert.
  • 2012 = KBS Entertainment Awards for Invincible Youth.
  • 2013 = MBC Drama Awards (twice) for Gu Family Book.
  • 2013 = Korean Advertisers Association Awards.
  • 2013 = Mnet 20’s Choice Awards for Gu Family Book.
  • 2013 = Seoul International Drama Awards for Gu Family Book.
  • 2015 = Sina Weibo Night Awards.
  • 2016 = Baeksang Arts Awards for The Sound of a Flower.
  • 2016 = Asia Artist Awards for Uncontrollably Fond.
  • 2017 = Asia Artist Awards for While You Were Sleeping.
  • 2017 = SBS Drama Academy Awards for While You Were Sleeping.

Apart from acting, she also earned awards for her albums which are as follows:

  • 2016 = Melon Music Awards for Dream (single).
  • 2016 = Mnet Asian Music Awards for Dream (single).
  • 2017 = Golden Disc Awards for Dream (single).

Some of her other nominated awards include Buil Film Awards, Grand Bell Awards, Korea Drama Awards, Seoul International Youth Film Festival Awards, and Gaon Chart Music Awards among others.

Suzy also hosts several TV shows.

Bae Suzy's Net Worth

Bae Suzy has an estimated net worth of $13 million as per some online sources but the amount is still under review. Suzy earned much from selling huge copies of her albums:

Albums Release Date Total Copies Sales
A Class 18th July 2011 31,885
Touch 20th February 2012 21,613
Color 30th March 2013 10,570
Yes? or No? 24th January 2017 11,020

Beside her albums, she also earns much from her movies that made a good collection at the box office:

Movies Box Office Collection IMDB rating Cast Members
Architecture 101 (2012) $26.7 million 7.3 Han Ga-in, Lee Je-hoon, Uhm Tae-Woong and Jo Jung-suk among others.
The Sound of a Flower (2015) $2 million 6.5 Ryu Seung-Ryong, Song Sae-Byeko and Lee Dong-Hwi among others.
Real (2017) $3 million 5.2 Kim Soo-Hyun, Sung Dong-il, Lee Sung-min and Choi Jin-Ri among others.

Suzy owns a house in South Korea. She also has a Porsche worth $46,475 and a Range Rover costing around $56,990.

In 2013, Suzy earned over $8.9 million after signing several commercial contracts. In  February 2012, she signed her first commercial contract. At the time, she became one of the most in-demand endorsers in the country.

Suzy was also listed as one of the highest-paid idol group members with a salary of over $560k.

Endorsements

Suzy along with Kin Soo-Hyun became the ambassadors of the 16th Goyan Korea Flower Show in the Gyeonggi Province on 28th April 2011. In August 2013, she became the honorary ambassador of the Korean National Police Agency.

The same year, she along with Choi Eun-sook, Yang Hak-Seon, Ki Bo-bae and Son Yeon-Jae were appointed as a promotional ambassador for the 2015 Summer Universiade. She later worked in several promotional videos used to promote the Universiade, international multi-sports event.

Suzy was also listed as the 791st member of the Community Chest of Korea’s Honor Society, which involved certain people who donate over $1 million for the charity purposes.

Bae Suzy's Personal Life

Bae Suzy, the K pop singer is dating well recognized South Korean actor, Lee Dong-Wook. Her boyfriend, Dong-Wook is an actor and a model who is popularly known for his role in the TV dramas, My Girl, Scent of a Woman and Hotel King among others. The actress is yet to be married. 

CAPTION: Bae with Lee Dong-Wook. SOURCE: Drama Fever

They met for the first time in a party and eventually started dating in 2018. Later, Suzy’s agency JYP Entertainment and Dong-Wook's agency King Kong by Starship Entertainment confirmed their relationship.

Their agencies passed several statements regarding their relationship:

‘’They are currently in the process of getting to know each other.’’

"They met at a private, casual gathering. They recently started to get to know each other with good intentions and have feelings for each other."

''Because it’s still the beginning and we just learned about it, there’s not much we can say about them dating or being a couple.''

Previously, Suzy was in a relationship with South Korean actor and singer, Lee Min-ho. In March 2015, the couple went public after their vacation snaps in London. They were once rumored to be separated in 2015 and again came together in 2016. They, however, denied the buzz.

CAPTION: Bae with Lee Min-ho. SOURCE: baomoi.com

While their fans were desperately waiting for their marriage, they shocked everyone with their break up.

In 2017, Suzy’s agency JYP Entertainment and Min-ho’s agency MYM Entertainment confirmed their break up. Their agency passed several statements regarding their break up:

‘’It’s true that they have broken up. They have decided to remain good friends in the industry.’’

‘’It is true that they both broke up recently. The reasons and the exact time period is a personal matter so we cannot confirm that. Please understand.’’

Suzy holds a 2nd degree of taekwondo black belt.

Bae Suzy's Body Measurement 

Bae Suzy stands at the height of 5ft 6 inches and her weight is 45kg. She has a perfect body measurement of 34-24-33 inches. She has a black colored eye and brown colored hair. 

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