She was born on September 3, 1996 in Jeju Province, South Korea.
She was cast into SM Entertainment in 2012, through the S.M. Global Audition in Seoul, and officially debuted in 2014 as a member of Red Velvet. She is the only member that wasn't a part of SM's pre-debut training team SMROOKIES.
In 2015, Joy joined the fourth season of the TV show We Got Married, where she was paired with Yook Sung-jae from BTOB. Later in the same year, she won the Best Couple Award, shared with Yook, and seperately the New Star Award at the 2015 MBC Entertainment Awards She also became a model for the cosmetic brand Etude House.
Joy made her acting debut in 2017 in the drama The Liar and His Lover, starring as the lead character Yoon So-rim. She released several songs for the drama's soundtrack.
Digital Singles Edit
- [2016.11.04] Always In My Heart (이별을 배웠어) (with Seulong)
- [2016.12.18] First Christmas (with Doyoung)
- 2017: "Yeowooya" (여우야) [The Liar and His Lover OST]
- 2017: "I'm OK" (괜찮아, 난) [The Liar and His Lover OST]
- 2017: "Your Days" (요즘 너 말야) [The Liar and His Lover OST]
- 2017: "Shiny Boy" [The Liar and His Lover OST]
- 2017: "Waiting for You" (너를 기다리는 법) [The Liar and His Lover OST]
- 2017: "The Way to Me" (내게 오는 길) [The Liar and His Lover OST]
- 2018: "Nonsense" (말도 안돼) [The Great Seducer OST]
- 2015: SMTOWN The Stage - as herself
- 2017: The Liar and His Lover (그녀는 거짓말을 너무 사랑해) - as Yoon So-rim
- 2017: Some Guy - as herself (cameo)
- 2018: The Great Seducer (위대한 유혹자) - as Eun Tae-hee
TV Show Edit
- 2015: Immortal Song 2 (불후의 명곡 2)
- 2015–2016: We Got Married (우리 결혼했어요)
- 2016–2017: Trick & True (트릭 앤 트루)
- 2017: Girl Group Battle
- 2017: Oppa Thinking (오빠생각)
- 2017: King of Mask Singer (복면가왕)
- 2018: Sugar Man 2 (투유 프로젝트 – 슈가맨)
- 2018: Pajama Friends (파자마프렌즈)
Main article: Joy/Gallery