Sowon (소원) also known as Kim So-jung (김소정) is a South Korean singer rapper. She is the leader and rapper of GFriend, which is under Source Music.


She was born in Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul, South Korea and has one older sister. She trained for 4 years at DSP Media, starting in 2010, and moved for Source Music and trained another year and a half to debut in GFriend. She attended the Hanlim Multi Arts High School and graduated in January 2014 and now she currently attends Sungshin Women’s University.




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  • She is the leader of the girl group GFriend.
  • She is the oldest in the band.
  • Her Zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
  • Her hobbies are: watching movies and cooking.
  • Her blood type is A.
  • Her ideal type is Park Hae Jin.
  • She is the tallest member of the group
  • Her favorite fashion brand is Givenchy.
  • She wants to be like IU.
  • When she was a student, she used to take part in cheerleading.
  • She can speak Korean and Japanese.
  • She likes cooking and walking the catwalks.
  • She trained for 5 years before debuting.
  • Sowon is close to Pristin’s Nayoung.
  • She was a trainee at DSP Media and she trained along KARD members.
  • She visited North Korea when she was in the 5th grade.
  • Her stage name "Sowon" means “wish” in Korean.
  • On the first day of Season of GFriend, she performed Sunmi 's Gashina for her solo stage.


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Studio Albums LOLRainbowTime For Us
Mini Albums Season of GlassFlower BudSnowflakeThe AwakeningParallelTime for the Moon NightSunny Summer
Singles Glass BeadMe Gustas TuRoughNavilleraFingertipLove WhisperSummer RainTime for the Moon NightSunny SummerSunrise
Albums Kyou Kara Watashitachi wa ~GFRIEND 1st Best~Memoria / Yoru (Time for the Moon Night)
Singles Kyou Kara Watashitachi wa (Me Gustas Tú) (Japanese Ver.)Memoria