December 5, 1989 |
Goyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea
|Occupations||Singer, dancer, songwriter, actress, promotional model, MC, rapper|
|Instruments||Vocals, violin, piano, guitar|
|Associated acts||Girls' Generation
Signature of Yuri
|Revised Romanization||Gwon Yu-ri|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Career
- 3 Discography
- 4 Filmography
- 5 Endorsements
- 6 Awards
- 7 References
- 8 External links
Yuri was born in Goyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea on December 5, 1989. She auditioned at the S.M. Entertainment Casting System and joined the company in 2001 after finishing in second place in the 2001 SM Youth Best Dancer Contest. She then underwent training for 5 years and 11 months before her debut. She graduated from Neunggok High School in 2008 and is currently attending Chung-Ang University along with fellow group member Sooyoung.
Kwon Yuri is a member of South Korean girl group Girls' Generation. She joined the S.M. Entertainment Casting System when she competed in the 2001 SM Youth Best Dancer Contest where she finished in 2nd place.
In 2012, Yuri played the female lead role Choi Anna in SBS's television drama Fashion King. This 20-episode drama was aired on SBS from March 19, 2012 to May 22, 2012. On December 31, 2012, Yuri received the "New Star Award" at SBS’s 2012 Drama Awards and on May 9, 2013, she won the "Most Popular – Actress" award at the 49th PaekSang Arts Awards 2013 for her role.
Yuri has been cast as the lead female role in South Korea's first swimming-themed film, "No Breathing", which will portray the friendship and love of youth. Yuri is planning on showing an enthusiastic performance in the role of Jung-eun, a girl who dreams of becoming a musician. It’s a character who has a variety of charms, from an easygoing personality to an innocent appearance, along with emotion-filled singing skills. There will be a love triangle between her and childhood friends, who will be played by Lee Jongsuk and Seo Inguk.
She and Sooyoung sang the OST for the drama Working Mom entitled "Must!".
On September 5, 2009, she was an MC for the 2009 Incheon Korean Music Wave with Tiffany & announcer Oh Sang-jin.
On August 29, 2010, she was an MC for the 2010 Incheon Korean Music Wave with Tiffany & announcer Oh Sang-jin.
On December 25, 2010, she was also a host MC for Christmas Show! Music Core with group mate Tiffany. Yuri was an MC for the 2010 MBC Gayo Daejeon Show which was held on December 31 at the MBC Dream Center with Tiffany & actor Ryu Shi-won. She was also the MC for the 20th Seoul Music Awards which was held on January 20, 2011. She was also the MC for the 50th Anniversary Music Wave Concert which was held on March 12, 2011 together with Tiffany & Nichkhun.
On August 13, 2011, she was an MC for 2011 Incheon Korean Music Wave together with Tiffany and also for K-Pop All Star Live in Niigata which was held on August 20, 2011 together with Tiffany & Sooyoung. On October 11, 2011, Yuri and Tiffany returned to "Show! Music Core" as permanent MCs after a 1 year and 3 months absence, leaving on January 29, 2012 to focus on her drama debut Fashion King. On November 12, 2011 she was a MC for K-POP Music Festival in Sydney together with Tiffany.
On September 1, 2013, Yuri and Tiffany returned as MCs for the 2013 Incheon Korean Music Wave, which makes it their 4th year as MCs for the event.
It was announced that Yuri and Tiffany will be special MCs for Show! Music Core's 400th episode which will be broadcast on March 8, 2014.
She made her debut as a lyricist with the song "Mistake", from Girls' Generation's Korean third mini album, "Hoot (EP)". Along with the fellow members Sooyoung and Seohyun, wrote the song "Baby Maybe" and along with the fellow member Seohyun, wrote the song "XYZ" from Girls' Generation's fourth album "I Got a Boy".
She had a small role in a television segment, The King's Boyfriend, which was part of the 2005–2006 KMTV Super Junior documentary, Super Junior Show.
At the end of 2009, she cast for KBS2 reality show Invincible Youth (청춘불패) with her fellow member, Sunny. Because of Girls' Generation's international promotions, Yuri left the show along with Sunny and Hyuna of 4Minute on June 2010.
On June 17, 2013, it was revealed that Yuri together with Hyoyeon and others will appear on "Dancing 9", Mnet’s newest global dance survival show. The two Girls' Generation members will coach the show’s contestants as "K-pop dance masters" alongside other notable stars.
|2008||SBS Working Mom||KKok||03:24||Duet with Sooyoung|
|2010||N/A||"Cabi Song"||03:19||With Jessica, Yoona, Taeyeon, Tiffany, Seohyun, Sunny, Chansung, Junsu, Taecyeon|
|2012||TVXQ's Album "Catch Me"||Like a Soap||03:29||TVXQ|
|2013||No Breathing||"Bling Star"||04:02||Solo; Background by Masyta Band|
|SBS Gayo Daejun: Friendship Project||"You Are A Miracle"||06:11||with Various Artists|
|2007||Attack on the Pin-Up Boys||Ballerina||Supporting role|
|2012||I AM. – SM Town Live World Tour in Madison Square Garden||Herself||Biographical film of SM Town|
|2013||No Breathing||Jung Eun||Lead role|
|2007–2008||Unstoppable Marriage||KBS||Yuri||Sitcom regular|
|2012||Fashion King||SBS||Choi Anna||Lead role|
|2008||Kko Kko Tour Season 2||KBS2|
|2009||We Got Married Season 1||MBC||Episode 42, 45, 49, 51, 52|
|2009-2013||Strong Heart||SBS||Episode 6, 29, 30, 53, 54, 165, 166|
|2009–2010||Invincible Youth Season 1||KBS2||Series regular with Sunny (Episode 1–32, 42)|
|2010||We Got Married Season 2||MBC||Episode 69 (On stage)|
|2010–2011||Running Man||SBS||Episode 16, 63, 64|
|2013||Strong Heart||Episode 165, 166|
|Shinhwa Broadcast||JTBC||Episodes 47 and 48|
|Happy Together||KBS||Episode 282|
|Dancing 9||Mnet||All episodes
A coach with Hyoyeon
Television shows hosting
|2009–2010||Show! Music Core||MBC||Co-hosted with Tiffany|
|2011–2012||Show! Music Core||Co-hosted with Tiffany|
Music video appearances
|2009||"Dropping the Tears"||K.Will||Herself|
|"Jjalajajja"||Joo Hyun-Mi and Seohyun (feat. Davichi)||Herself|
|2010||"Cabi Song"||Girls' Generation and 2PM||Herself|
Aside from her endorsements alongside Girls' Generation, Yuri has also endorsed the following brands:
|Dongil Highvill Lake City|
|Hot Choco Mite|
|2010||Biotherm UV SUPRA D-TOX|
|Biotherm Aquasource 1,2,3|
|2010||KBS Entertainment Awards||Best Female MC Award||Invincible Youth||Nominated|
|2011||MBC Entertainment Awards||MC Special Award (with Tiffany)||Show! Music Core||Won|
|2012||SBS Drama Awards||New Star Award||Fashion King|
|2013||49th PaekSang Arts Awards||Most Popular – Actress|
- Dalgona EP 17 – Hyoyeon, Yuri & Sooyoung Cut [2011.09.12] (en) – YouTube
- SNSD Christmas Fairy Tale - SNSD - Yuri & Seohyun - Winter Wonderland
- "빅뱅 승리-소녀시대 유리, 새내기로 중앙대 입학식 참석 활짝 웃음". Newsem. 26 February 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013.
- "Yuri and Yoona Win Awards at SBS and KBS '2012 Drama Awards' and Seohyun MCs for MBC's 'Gayo Daejejun'". Soshified.
- "Winners of the '49th Baeksang Arts Awards'". allkpop. 10 May 2013. Retrieved 6 September 2013.
- Yuri Cast as Lead Female in the Movie ‘No Breathing’
- "‘No Breathing’ Releases Music Video for Yuri’s OST, ‘Bling Star’". Soshified. 22 October 2013. Retrieved 28 October 2013.
- Tiffany and Yuri perform MC farewell stage on Music Core!
- "[09.05.09] SNSD at ‘Incheon Korean Music Wave 2009′". Soshified. 7 September 2009. Retrieved 7 September 2013.
- "2010 Incheon Korean Music Wave Red Carpet". allkpop. 29 August 2010. Retrieved 6 September 2013.
- Ryu Si Won, SNSD’s Tiffany & Yuri to MC for MBC’s “2010 Gayo Daejun”
- SNSD’s Yuri and Tiffany to MC 2011 Incheon Korean Music Wave Concert
- Yuri, Tiffany & Sooyoung to MC 'Kpop All Star Live in Niigata’
- "Girls' Generation's Tiffany and Yuri to show their perfect teamwork as MCs for 'Incheon Korean Music Wave 2013'". allkpop. 8 August 2013. Retrieved 6 September 2013.
- "Yuri to Host '3rd Gaon K-Pop Chart Awards'". soshified.com. 15 January 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2014.
- "쇼! 음악중심’ 400회 특집 민호·소현, 철이와 미애 ‘깜짝변신". http://reviewstar.hankooki.com/. 4 March 2014. Retrieved 4 March 2014.
- (Korean) '하차설 끝내 사실로..' 유리-써니-현아 19일 ‘청춘불패’ 마지막 녹화, Newsen. May 14, 2010. Retrieved May 15, 2010
- Hyoyeon and Yuri will soon appear on “Dancing 9"
- "Yuri to Endorse Cosmetics Brand ‘Mamonde’". Soshified.com. 30 March 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-30.
- "Documentary Shows Top K-Pop Singers Behind the Scenes". Chosun Ilbo. 2 May 2012. Retrieved 4 May 2012.
- Lee, Nancy (8 February 2013). "SNSD Members Say They Fought to Appear on Shinhwa Broadcast". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 5 March 2013.
- Kwon Yuri at HanCinema
- Kwon Yuri on Instagram
- Kwon Yuri at the Korean Movie Database
- Kwon Yuri at the Internet Movie Database
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