Sowon Rainbow Promo Picture (1)
Background Information
Birth name Kim So-jung (김소정)
Birth date December 7, 1995 (age 21)
Birth place Seoul, South Korea
Occupation Singer
Years active 2015–present
Height 172 cm (1.72 m)
Weight 50 kg
Blood type A
Agency Source Music
Associated acts GFriend

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.




Music Videos



  • 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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To view the Sowon gallery, click here.

Studio Albums LOLRainbow
Mini-Albums Season of GlassFlower BudSnowflakeThe AwakeningParallel
Singles "Glass Bead" • "Me Gustas Tu" • "Rough" • "Navillera" • "Fingertip" • "Love Whisper" • "Summer Rain"