Sandara park a.k.a Dara is one of the leading south korean singer and a superstar who was born on 12 nov in busan city of south korea. Korean fans call her as “BOA of The Philippines” due to her popularity in this country and also awardted with a title – ” pambansang krungkrung ng pilipinas”.
Sandara Park Early Life & Family Details
Sandara park was born and raised by her korean parents in busan, south korea. Her name was derived from the nickname ‘san sa ra’ of genreal kim yusin. Her father Ik-Su-Park is korean businessman and mother name is Kyung Ran-Kim. We all know know about her sister, thunder who was a member of the popular kpop group- MBLAQ. Dara also has a second sister whose name is durami.
|Stage Name||Sandara Park (박산다라); Dara (다라)|
|Birth/Real Name||Park Sandara (박산다라)|
|Birthday||November 12, 1984|
|Height||162 cm (5 ft 3¾ in)|
|Weight||47 kg (103 lbs)|
|Youtube Channel||Dara TV|
Sandara Park Career Detail
She started dreaming to become a singer after hearing popular kpop band – seo taiji & boys. Encouraged by actress pauleen Luna, in 2004 sandara participated in the talent hunt TV program which was telecasted on ABS-CBN channel to show her singing talent to massive audience.
Sandara appeared in the KBS documentary which was names as “My name is Sandara Park” in the year 2004. After its success she did another doumentary on youtube platform named as ‘Dara Tv’.
In mid of 2007 she separated from Star Record and joined the famous group – YG after moving to her home country korea along with her family.
Music Career & Journey:
Sandara singing journey was started in philippines when she released a 6-track album which was a huge success in her singing career. More than 100k physical copies were sold quickly of this six-track album in philippines for which she became the only south korean artist who was platinum certified by philippine association.
Sandara collaborated with other singer CL for their song- Kiss in 2009 and after its success they both worked together as vacalist, sub rapper and visuals for the best selling group- 2NE1 of time duration 2009-2016 . In 2017 she did her last song ‘goodbye’ with the 2NE1. She also appeared as a judge and host in some reality shows like ‘pinoy boyband superstar’ and get it beauty.
Sandara Park Net Worth & Popularity
Sandara’s music and acting career is quite fruitful as she is very popular on instagram now with more than 8 million followers and youtube subscribers on her youtube channel Dara Tv are close to 1 million. According to sources sandara park net worth is more tha USD 16 million.
|2019||Solo Para Mujeres||Sandra Oliveros|
|2018||107th year of Night||Jay|
|2018||Cheese in the Trap||Jang Bora|
|2017||My Ex and Whys||Herself (cameo)|
|2006||Super Noypi||Michie Rapisora|
|2005||Can This Be Love||Daisy|
|2004||Bcuz of U||April|
|2016||One More Happy Ending (MBC)||Goo Seulah (cameo)|
|2015||Missing Korea (KBS)||Ri Yeonhwa|
|2015||The Producers (KBS2)||Herself|
|2015||We Broke Up (CJ E&M)||Noh Woori|
|2015||Dr Ian (Naver TV Cast, Youku)||Lee Sodam|
|2014||What’s Eating Steven Yeun||Herself|
|2014||My Love from the Stars||Herself|
|2009||The Return of Iljimae (MBC)||Rie|
|2007||Dalawang Tisoy (RPN)||Kim Chee|
|2006||Abt Ur Luv (ABS-CBN)||Betina (cameo)|
|2006||Crazy for You (ABS-CBN)||Ara|
|2006||Komiks Presents: Machete (ABS-CBN)||Mara|
|2006||Your Song: Everything You Do (ABS-CBN)||Herself|
|2005||Voltes V Evolution (Hero)||Megumi Oka/Jamie Robinson (voice dubbing)|
|2004||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Scrapbook (ABS-CBN)|
|2004||SCQ Reload: Ok Aco! (ABS-CBN)||Sandara Soh|
|2018||ELLE’s Style Awards | Trend Entertainer Award|
|2015||web Festival | Best Actress (for ‘Dr Ian’)|
|Philippines Kpop Convention | Hottest Female Star|
|2006||PARI | Platinum Award (for ‘Sandara’ EP)|
|2005||PARI | Gold Award (for ‘Sandara’ EP)|
|2005||21st PMPS Star Awards for Movies | Best New Actress (for ‘Bcuz of U’)|
Sandara’s Popularity & Brand Endorsements
Dara is now one of the top most beauty icon of south korean country. although she was born in early 80s but due to her healthy lifestyle she looks young and beautiful & also called with nickname- vampire. The plastic surgeons call sandara facial proportions as golden ratio as the proportions are accurate and ideal.
In 2013, Clio appointed sandara as a makeup model for their company. In 2015 penshoppe stated sandara park as their brand ambassador along with other fashion models like kendall jenner, cara delevingne. Sandara has endorsed products of many pouplar brands like Adidas, 11st, Fila, Yamaha, Baskin Robbins, Nintendo wii and bean pole along with her group members.
In 2011 she was caught in tohoku earthquake & tsunami as park was there for a promotional event of 2NE1 but she along with other group members remained on 34 floor of the hotel. Then she made a contact to CL using the hotel phone and later rescued by the staff members. Joseph Bitangcol a filipino actor dated dara in 2009 after their first meet at the audition of star circle quest. But after few years of relationship sandara and joseph separated with a good note and still are good friends currently. Now she is single and focusing only on her dreams.
Some Important Facts About Sandara Park
- Dara speaks many laguages like korean, english, tagalog, chinese and some conversational japanese which she learned during her business events to communicate better with people as she felt lonely as a foreigner.
- Sandara’s Nicknames: Sandy, Krung-Krung.
- Musical influences: Seo Taiji and Boys, M.Y.M.P.
- Favourite colour: Pink.
- Sandara was good at subjects – maths & physics in school.
- For more than 10 years she was in friendship with Super Junior‘s Donghae
- Dara’s longtimecrush was Eun Jiwon.
- She has more than 1000 pair of shoes and also has a collection of street clothes.
- She appeared endorsing many products in tv advertisement and print ads.
- Fav Band: Boy Band PH & Big Bang
- Fav Game: Angry Birds
- Fav Song: Fire of 2NE1