Yoon Bo-ra (born January 30, 1990), most often credited as Bora, is a South Korean idol singer. She is best known as a member of the South Korean girl group Sistar and their sub-unit Sistar19.


Bora was born on January 30, 1990,[2] in Seoul, South Korea. She majored in music in Myongji University, and graduated in February 2015.



In June 2010, Bora made her debut as a member of Sistar on KBS Music Bank with their debut single, Push Push[3]

In early 2011, Bora and group member Hyolyn formed as a sub-group Sistar19 with the single "Ma Boy".[4]

Solo career

On October 17, 2011 it was revealed that Bora will be part of the new season of television show Invincible Youth. The first episode of ‘Invincible Youth 2′ aired on November 11th.[5]

On October 3, 2012 Bora appeared in Lee Seok Hun's new music video for "Because I Like You".[6]

On the October 21, 2012 episode of the live music show Inkigayo, it was revealed that Bora would join one of four groups that would perform a new song for the SBS Gayo Daejeon music spectacular. As part of Mystic White, Bora released the charity song "Mermaid Princess" on December 26, 2012.[7] The group would go on to perform the song in a one off performance during the year end SBS Gayo Daejeon show.

On December 21, 2013, Bora won Best Rookie Awards (Music Bank) at the '2013 KBS Entertainment Awards' along with John Park. On January 21, 2015 was revealed that Bora will be the new MC for KBS World's new fashion show A Style for You together with Kim Heechul, Goo Ha-ra and Hani.[8]

On April 15, 2015 it was revealed that Bora will collaborate with Unpretty Rapstar contestants Kisum, Lil Cham, Jace and male artist Adoonga. Their collaboration song "Feedback" will be released on April 28, 2015.[9]

On April 27, 2015, it was revealed that Bora will play in new web drama Flatterer. It was revealed that Bora will be playing the captain of a judo team, Bong Hee.[10] On July 14, 2015, was revealed that Bora will join web drama High-End Crush starring Jung Il-woo, Jin Se-yeon & Bora will be released both in Korea and China in September for 20 episodes. She played the supporting role of Min-joo .[11]


For Bora's work with Sistar, see Sistar discography

2012Mermaid Princess"Mermaid Princess"3:28Mystic White
2013Will In Fall"Bubble"3:29Narrator of K.Will's song
2015Feedback"Feedback"3:07With Kisum, Lil Cham, Jace, and Adoonga


Television drama

2012Shut Up FamilyHerselfCameo, Ep. 22KBS2
2014Doctor StrangerLee ChangyiSupporting RoleSBS
2015FlattererBong HeeLead RoleWeb Drama
High-End CrushMin JooSupporting RoleWeb Drama

TV variety shows

2010–2012Let's Go Dream Team 2KBS2Episodes 44, 53, 55, 71, 74, 77, 86, 92, 166, 182, 188
2011Invincible YouthKBSEpisodes 53, 54
2011–2012Invincible Youth 2Series regular
Quiz to Change the WorldMBCEpisodes 150, 169, 192
2012Strong HeartSBSEpisodes 113, 114
Running ManEpisodes 95, 174
1 Night 2 DaysKBS2Episode 252
2013Blind Test Show 180°MBCEpisode 3
Shinhwa BroadcastJTBCEpisodes 45, 46 [12]
Fashion King KoreaSBSJudge
Barefooted FriendsEpisode 25
2013 Idol Star Olympics ChampionshipsMBCPlayer
Cool Kiz On The BlockKBS2Episode 12
2014Running ManSBSEpisode 201
2015A Style for YouKBS WorldCo-MC
Running ManSBSEpisode 255
You Hee-yeol's SketchbookKBS2Episode 284
2016Law of the Jungle in PanamaSBSCast Member
Hit The StageMnetContestant
Talents for SaleKBSEpisode 7 & 8
Knowing BrosJTBCEpisode 32
Running ManSBSEpisode 307


2012M! CountdownApril 19
Show! Music CoreAugust 4, 18, 25
2013Let's Go Dream Team! Season 2May 5
2013–2015Music BankOctober 25, 2013 – April 24, 2015

Music video appearances

YearMusic videoArtistRole
2012I Need YouK.Will
Because I Like YouLee Seok Hun


YearOrganizationCategoryNominated WorkResult
2013KBS Entertainment AwardsBest Rookie Award [13]Music BankWon