Yoon Bo-ra (born December 30, 1989), better known by the mononym Bora, is a South Korean singer and actress. She is a former member of the South Korean girl group Sistar and its sub-group Sistar19.
Yoon was born on December 30, 1989, in Seoul. She majored in Musical Theater in Myongji University, and graduated in February 2015.
In June 2010, Yoon made her debut as a member of Sistar on KBS’ Music Bank with their debut single, Push Push.
In 2011, Yoon and group member Hyolyn formed as a sub-group Sistar19 with the single “Ma Boy”.
On October 17, 2011, it was revealed that Yoon would be part of the new season of KBS2’s Invincible Youth. The first episode of Invincible Youth 2 aired on November 11.
On October 21, 2012 it was revealed that Yoon would join one of four groups that would perform a new song for the SBS’ Gayo Daejeon music spectacular. As part of Mystic White, Yoon released the charity song “Mermaid Princess” on December 26, 2012.
In 2013, Yoon joined SBS’s fashion program Fashion King Korea, where the cast members would team up with professional fashion designers to design and produce fashion items. The same year, she was announced as a fixed host for KBS’ music program Music Bank alongside Park Seo-joon. On December 21, 2013 Bora won Best Rookie Award at the 2013 KBS Entertainment Awards for her work in Music Bank.
In 2014, Yoon made her acting debut in medical drama Doctor Stranger.
In January 2015, Yoon was the new MC for KBS2’s fashion and beauty show, A Style For You together with Heechul, Hara, and Hani. In April, she collaborated with Unpretty Rapstar contestants Kisum, Lil Cham, Jace, and male artist Adoonga for a hip-hop single titled “Feedback”. She then starred in web dramas, Flatterer and High-End Crush. In November 2015, Yoon joined the cast of SBS’ survival show Law of the Jungle.
In June 2016, Yoon was a contestant of Mnet’s dance competition show, Hit the Stage.
In March 2017, it was announced that Yoon would make her big screen debut in the family comedy film Sunkist Family. In June 2017, Yoon signed a contract under Hook Entertainment as an actress going by her full name, leaving Starship Entertainment after seven years of being in Sistar. In November 2017, Yoon was cast in tvN’s fantasy drama A Korean Odyssey.