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Yuri (Girls’ Generation/SNSD) Profile, Bio, & Facts 

Yuri (Girls' Generation)

Yuri (유리) is a South Korean singer and a member of the K-pop girl group Girls’ Generation (SNSD) under SM Entertainment. She also debuted as a soloist on October 4th 2018 with her album “The First Scene”. She is also a member of SNSD’s subunit Oh!GG.

Yuri (Girls’ Generation) Profile

Stage Name Yuri (유리)
Birth Name Kwon Yu Ri (권유리)
OccupationSinger
Birthday December 5, 1989
Active Years2007–present
Age35 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Height 167 cm (5’6″)
Weight46 kg (101 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeAB
MBTIENFP

Yuri (Girls’ Generation) Facts:

Early Life

– She was born in Goyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea.
– She went to Jido Elementary School, Jido Middle School, and Neunggok High School.
– She graduated from Chung-Ang University College of Arts.

Personal Life

– She has an older brother named Kwon Hyuk-jun.
– She likes americano. (OSEN)
– She has nicknames like “Black Pearl” and “Cola” highlight her unique personality and tanned skin.
– Her favorite fashion item is a sweatsuit.
– Her affection for Tiffany was evident when she cried on Invincible Youth Ep. 1 while discussing Tiffany’s care for her.
– Her sense of smell is very sensitive. (Harper’s Bazaar)
– Yuri can’t cook, but she engages in cooking contests with Taeyeon, where Taeyeon consistently emerges as the winner.
– She uses a bamboo toothbrush.
– While not proficient in math, she has shown her playful side, pranking Sunny on Chunji radio.
– She likes the summer season.
– Early in their careers, Hyoyeon initially treated her as a rival due to jealousy over herrecognition as the best dancer in SNSD.
– She does yoga, Pilates, and weight lifting. (Allure)
– She can play the violin and has knowledge of ballet.
– When going out, she doesn’t like to do makeup. (Femina Beauty)
Jessica, Sooyoung, Hyoyeon, and Yuri have been trainees together since elementary school.
– She has a liking for collecting Mickey Mouse items and has an interest in the anime/manga Crayon Shinchan.
– She would eat seafood instead of meat all her life.
– She was in a relationship with baseball player Oh Seung Hwan.
– In the past, her motto was a piacere, ma non troppo – musical terms that shows tempo.
– Her cousin is Songsun from TRI.BE.
– She does meditation and yoga. (Legend)
– The most influential people in her life are her parents.
– Yuri’s ideal type is someone affectionate and warm, showing kindness through his demeanor. She values a guy who exudes warmth even through simple actions, emphasizing the importance of a gentle and caring personality.

Career

– She was discovered during the 2001 SM 1st Annual Youth Best Contest, where she earned recognition as the 2nd Place winner in the Best Dancer category.
– She ventured into acting with a role in the movie “No Breathing,” alongside Lee Jong Suk and Seo In Guk.
– Yuri, along with Seohyun, released a song titled “Secret” via SM Station on August 28, 2016.
– On October 4, 2018, she made her solo debut with the mini-album “The First Scene.”
– In 2022, she participated as a regular member in the variety show “The Zone: Survival Mission” alongside Yoo Jae Suk and Lee Kwang Soo.
– She starred in several dramas, like: “Unstoppable Marriage” (2007), “Fashion King” (2012), “Kill Me, Heal Me” (2015), “Local Hero” (2016), “Gogh, The Starry Night” (2016), “Defendant” (2017), “Jang-Geum, Oh My Grandma” (2018), “The Sound of Your Heart Reboot” (2018), “Bossam: Steal the Fate” (2021). “Racket Boys” (2021 – Ep 16), “Good Job” (2022).

Major Works

– Her most popular songs include; “Into You”, “Secret”, and “Illusion”.

Awards

– She has won several awards including; Best Actor Award, New Star Award, Asia Celebrity (Actor), Most Popular Actress – TV & Film, and Best Entertainer for Sitcoms.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @yulyulk 
Youtube: 유리한TV
Weibo: yurikwon_GG

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

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WRITTEN BY

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I'm a big fan of K-pop, especially the group EXO, and Baekhyun is my Bias. When I'm not writing about K-pop, I enjoy reading books. Join me as I explore the world of K-pop and literature through my writing.

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