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MAMAMOO Solar Profile, Facts, and TMI

Solar Profile

  • Birth Name: 김용선 (Kim Yongsun)
  • Stage Name: Solar
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1991.02.21
  • Zodiac Sign: Pisces
  • Chinese Zodiac: Sheep
  • Height: 160.5 cm (5’2”)
  • Weight: 45 kg (99.2 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Personal Social Media: Instagram, Youtube

Solar Facts & TMI

  • Solar was born and grew up in Seoul.
  • Her family consists of mother, father, and an older sister (Kim Yonghee, born 1988).
  • Solar is a Buddhist.
  • Her position in MAMAMOO is leader and vocalist.
  • Prior to her debut, she was featured in Geeks’ live stage performance for a song titled ‘Wash Away’ in 2013 substituted the original featured singer Ailee.
  • Her stage name ‘Solar’ comes from music notes ‘Doremi Fasola’, also because her birth name is Kim Yongsun (Sun -> Solar).
  • Her personal official color is blue.
  • Although there’s no specified/ official position in MAMAMOO, Solar is the ‘unofficial’ main vocalist of the group.
  • Since 2015, she has participated in lyrics writing or song composing for at least one song in MAMAMOO’s album. 
  • Solar is often mentioned as the visual member of the group.
  • Some of her nicknames are SolTle (Solar + Squirtle, many people think she resembles the Pokemon character), Yongddoni, Beautiful Fool, Captain, Captain Yong, Leader Yong, Yongjjolbo (‘jjolbo’ means scaredy-cat), etc.
  • She acted as Jeong Sooin in MBC Every1 drama Sangsangcat.
  • In 2016 she participated in the popular variety show ‘We Got Married’, coupled with Eric Nam.
  • Solar became the regular cast in jtbc variety show ‘Gamsung Camping’.
  • She became a CF model for Lipton Tea and cosmetic Blancow in 2019 and 2020 respectively.
  • She held her first solo concert titled ‘Blossom’ on March 21st, 2018.
  • Her childhood dream was to be a stewardess.
  • Solar’s mom had a conception dream of a big snake turned into a dragon and ascended to the sky when she was pregnant with her.
  • Solar’s current cellphone is Galaxy S20 Ultra Cosmic Gray (as of December 2020).
  • At her early debut days, she was called Rabbit for her cute appearance and youthful image, but now she has the nickname Tiger.
  • According to Moonbyul, Solar is very shy.
  • Her favorite part of her body is a mole next to her eyebrows.
  • She said she always goes on a diet before every comeback.
  • On 28 May 2015, she released a collaboration song ‘Coffee & Tea’ with Eddie Kim at DOKKUN Project Part.4. The song got a good achievement by making its name on the top of the Melon Chart.
  • She guest-starred in an episode of SNL Korea in December 2016.
  • She learned Japanese before.
  • Solar is part of Gwangsan Kim’s clan.
  • She released a collaboration song titled ‘HONEY BEE’ with Luna of f(x) and Hani of EXID in 2017.
  • She has a very low alcohol tolerance (a glass of soju).
  • She is part of Gwangsan Kim’s clan.
  • She has been collecting certificates including recreation certificate, laughter therapist certificate, and fun leadership certificate.
  • In 2018 she injured her back in a concert in Malaysia, making her cancel her appearance in ‘2018 Seollal Special Idol Star Athletic Championship’.
  • She is good at pole dance.
  • She eats fast.
  • Solar, who is a longtime fan of ‘Infinite Challenge’, is said to have shed tears of emotion when she first took a photo with Yoo Jaesuk after her debut. When she saw Yoo Jaesuk for the first time, he called her real name ‘Yongsun’ that surprised her because she didn’t think Jaesuk knew her name.
  • She made a Twitter account before her debut but didn’t really use it.
  • Before her debut, she had a part-time job selling hot bars and fish cakes at Seoul Land.
  • She is the only member who didn’t get a tattoo.
  • Her favorite food is bibimbap.
  • She is an INFJ.
  • She wrote the first comment on MAMAMOO’s debut song ‘Don’t Be Happy’ on Melon.
  • She said that she wants to try acting in a musical someday.
  • She thinks that she looks pretty with heavy make-up on.
  • Having debuted for 6 years, now she becomes one of the judges for RBW’s trainee evaluation. 
  • She is the last MAMAMOO member who joined Instagram.
  • Solar has a lot of celebrity friends, among them, are former labelmate B1A4’s Jinyoung, Hoya, Changsub of BTOB, Chorong of APink, Irene and Wendy of Red Velvet, JUSTHIS, Kim Sion, Song Jihyo, Jeon Somin, and ‘Gamsung Camp’ cast Park Narae, Ahn Youngmi, Park Sodam, Son Naeun of APink.

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