Im Yoona (age 24) is a South Korean singer and actress for her profession. On the addition to her profession and job, she is also a member of South Korean girl group called Girl’s Generation. Till the date she has participated in various television dramas such as Yor Are My Destiny, which was released in 2008, Love Rain in the year of 2012 and her third movie called Prime Minister, which was released in 2013. Being born to Korean parents, she holds a Korean nationality by birth. She stands confidently with a height of 1.68 meter and her body posture is indeed craved by outstanding body measurements, which have helped her to be one of the hottest actresses of the field. In an interview she had mentioned that she has completed her education but since the beginning her interest field was acting and singing. She rapidly keeps updating herself in twitter so that her fans and followers can know about her life in better way.
Im Yoona was born on May 30, 1990 in Seoul, South Korea. Her family consists of her father and an older sister. According to her while she was in her early age, she had once listened to girl group S.E.S and then she started dreaming to become a singer in her life. In 2002, she was cast in the SM Saturday Open Casting Audition and spent five years “doing nothing but constant training” in singing, dancing and acting. During her trainee days, she had low self-esteem about her low voice, and once thought of giving up singing in order to pursue an acting career. An SM choreographer persuaded her to continue, saying it would be “a waste to give up becoming a singer” with her “outstanding dancing skills”. He also considered her as the best female dancer within the agency. She eventually made her official debut as a member of Girls’ Generation in August 2007, becoming the “center” of the group. She has since become known for taking the center position on stage.
Prior to debuting, Yoona was introduced to the public through various appearances in music videos and commercials; she first appeared in TVXQ’s “Magic Castle” music video in 2005. Yoona has said that she went through a total of 200 auditions for commercials, music videos, dramas, and movies during her pre-debut days. She graduated from Daeyoung High School in 2009. In May 2008, Yoona landed her first leading role KBS’s drama You Are My Destiny, playing Jang Sae-byuk. In 2009, Yoona filmed MBC’s drama Cinderella Man along with Kwon Sang-woo. In March 2012, Yoona was cast in a lead role with Jang Keun Suk in KBS2’s drama Love Rain. It was a fantasy drama about fate and how the offspring of an ill-fated couple who met in the 1970s, also manage to fall in love with each other. In 2012, she appeared in at least 20 commercials and was ranked fifth among celebrities with the most commercial appearances by TVCF, South Korea’s largest advertisement information site. In 2013, she became the first overseas endorser for Alcon Taiwan.
Yoona is known for her good-tempered and friendly personality. Yoona has won various online surveys because of her “pure image” and beauty, and is the ideal type of many South Korean celebrities She has a reputation for not trying to protect her image, and her uncontrollable laughter on variety shows and radio gained her the nickname “Alligator Yoona”. She also earned various other nicknames throughout her career. At the beginning of 2014, Yoona and South Korean singer Lee Seung-gi were confirmed to be in a relationship September 2013.