Sarunrat Visutthithada , also known as Dear/Lydia, is Thailand’s newest R&B idol phenomenon and actress.. RS picked her name, ‘Lydia,’ as it means ‘success’ in Polish- just like her real thai name ‘Sarunrat.’ She has been intensively training vocally since age 5, and is excited to have her life long dream of being a pop star come true. Instruments she plays include flute, saxaphone, drums, and piano.
Lydia completed high school at the International School of Bangkok where she sang in an acapella group called ‘UNDEFINED’ and won the ISB Idol competition with her friend. She graduated as Vice President of her class, and with a 3.9 GPA. Lydia then accepted a place in the Northwestern Class of 2009 before beginning her singing career in Thailand. She has since applied to Harvard University in New York, but has chosen not to attend college.
Her hit single, “Wang Leaw Chuay Toh Klub”, held the number one spot on Thailand’s radio stations for consecutive weeks after its release.