Debuted on July, 30, 2012 as part of the girlgroup AOA. In the same year, she was cast for a supporting role in the KBS2 drama "My Daughter Seoyoung" as Seo Eun Soo. The next year, she was cast in the daily SBS drama "Ugly Alert" as Gong Na Ri.
In 2014, she was cast and started filming for her big screen debut with the movie "Gangnam 1970" (also known as Gangnam Blues), with character of Kang Seon Hye, sister of the protagonist Kim Jong Dae, played by Lee Min Ho . She beat 500 other people who auditioned for the role. The movie premiered in January, 2015.
Also in 2015, she was cast in the KBS drama adaptation of the popular webtoon "Orange Marmalade" with the character of Baek Ma Ri.