Happiness~ Hello, I'm Wendy! Son Seung-wan, known professionally as Wendy, is a South Korean singer. Wendy lived with her family in Jecheon until her fifth year of elementary school, when she moved to Brockville, Ontario, Canada with her older sister to study abroad.
In 2011 Wendy submitted an online audition for Koreaboo's global auditions in 2011 with Cube Entertainment. Though she was not the winner, she was one of the fifteen finalists personally picked by G.NA and Koreaboo from over 5,000 videos to continue to the final round in Vancouver and open for G.NA's first solo showcase. Wendy originally did not intend to audition for SM Entertinament, but was cast by the company when she accompanied a friend to the S.M. Global Audition in Canada in 2012. She trained for less than two years and on August 1, 2014 Wendy made her debut with Red Velvet.