Lee Jooyeon

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Lee.
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Jooyeon in 2014
Background information
Birth name Lee Joo-yeon
Born (1987-03-19) March 19, 1987 (age 27)
Seoul, South Korea
Genres K-pop
Occupation(s) Singer, actress, model
Instruments Vocals, drums
Associated acts
Korean name
Hangul 이주연
Revised Romanization I Ju-yeon
McCune–Reischauer I Chu-yŏn

Lee Joo-yeon, (Hangul: 이주연; born March 19, 1987) is a South Korean idol singer and actress. She is a vocalist and lead dancer of girl group After School. She made her acting debut in the drama Smile Again and has made several cameos in other dramas.


Jooyeon debuted with After School's unofficial first appearance on December 29, 2008 at the SBS Song Festival, performing "Play Girlz" with Son Dambi. In the beginning on 2009, a few days before After School's debut, the group released their debut single, "AH!" alongside their EP, New Schoolgirl on 15 January'. On 17 January, she and After School made their live debut on MBC's, Music Core. She is a Vocalist and Visual in the group. Jooyeon was a famous ulzzang before debuting with After School. She was featured in Tony Ahn's Yutzpracachia and Taegoon's Betrayed music videos as well as various commercials. She made her acting debut with the drama, Smile Again (2010) and was a member of G7 in the variety show Invincible Youth. She is the leader of the Blue sub-unit. Appeared on MBC “Introduce Star’s Friend” as Son Dambi’s best friend in 2008. In 2012, Jooyeon had been a cameo cast in Korean dramas such as 'Salamander Guru', 'The Shadows' and 'Reply 1997'.[1] She is also in Music and Lyrics 2 with actor Lee Tae Sung as a regular cast member. On November 21, 2012 The first Episode of Jeon Woo Chi aired which Jooyeon and fellow After school member UEE are casted in. The drama has 24 episode and Uee is the lead and Jooyeon is a supporting character. Jooyeon had her first CF for Japanese lingerie brand 'Maruko'

Personal life[edit]

In 2011 Jooyeon Graduated from Dongduk Women's University with a major in broadcasting. She graduated on February 22.[2] On November 21 2011, Jooyeon was admitted to the hospital with acute nephritis. On November 29, she was discharged and had resumed all group activities.[3]

Jooyeon was famous on the internet pre-debut for being an Ulzzang, or "best face" which consisted of her being well known for her natural beauty features.


Television drama[edit]

Year Title Role
2009 You're Beautiful Before School member (cameo)
2010-2011 Smile Again Yoon Sae-young
2012 Salamander Guru and The Shadows Shi-ra (cameo, ep 5)
Reply 1997 Dr. Lee Joo-won (ep 14, 16)
Jeon Woo-chi Eun-woo
2013 Monstar Ahri - Actress in scene with Seol-chan (cameo, ep 1,12)
Reply 1994 Dr. Lee Joo-won (cameo, ep 5)
2014 A New Leaf Lee Mi-ri
Hotel King Chae Won (ep 31,32)


Year Title Role
2007 My Tutor Friend 2 Azumi

Music video appearance[edit]

Year Artist Song Title
2006 Tony An "Yutzpracachia"
2009 E.Bul "I Want to Buy It"
Taegoon "Betrayed"
2014 Taewan (aka C-LUV) (featuring Verbal Jint) "Good Morning"

Variety show[edit]

Year Title Notes
2009 Star Golden Bell with After School
2010 Invincible Youth as herself
2012 Music and Lyrics with actor Lee Tae-sung
2013-2014 After School's Beauty Bible with After School


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