Lizzy (South Korean singer)

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Park.
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Background information
Birth name Park Soo-young
Born (1992-07-31) July 31, 1992 (age 22)
Busan, South Korea
Genres K-pop
Occupation(s) Singer, actress
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2010–present
Associated acts
Korean name
Revised Romanization Bak Su-yeong
McCune–Reischauer Pak Su-yŏng
Stage name
Hangul 리지
Revised Romanization Ri-ji
McCune–Reischauer Ri-chi

Park Soo-young (born July 31, 1992), known by her stage name Lizzy, is a South Korean idol singer and actress. She is a member of the group After School and its sub-unit Orange Caramel. Lizzy is also member of After School Blue and Mystic White.[1] She debuted with the group in 2010 with the release of After School's third single "Bang!".

Lizzy ranked #63 on TC Candler's Annual Independent Critics List of the "Most Beautiful Faces of 2013".

Early life[edit]

Lizzy was born on July 31, 1992, in Busan, South Korea.


2009-2010: Pre-Debut[edit]

Lizzy served as Son Dam Bi's backup dancer in 2009. Lizzy made her official debut as a member of After School when they released their third single Bang! on March 25, 2010.

2010-present: After School[edit]

Main article: After School (band)

For a time she became the youngest member of the group and took the title as its new "maknae" which was previously held by fellow member Nana who was a year older than her. She held this title until member E-Young joined the group in 2011, who was only months younger than her.[2]

With the new year After School began filming their new show "After School Beauty Bible", which focuses on the members becoming Beauty Editors and providing the viewers with information and tips about Korean beauty, ranging from makeup to style and trends. The show became quite successful and now airs in over 100 countries.

2010-present: Orange Caramel[edit]

Main article: Orange Caramel

In June 2010, she and her fellow After School members Raina and Nana formed a sub-unit named Orange Caramel and released their first mini-album titled "Magic Girl". The title track of the album was a hit in South Korea due to its dance and various celebrities have parodied it on TV. A number of people have also uploaded videos on YouTube dancing to the song.

Orange Caramel made their 2014 comeback on March 12 with their 3rd single 'Catallena'[3] They also released a music video for their follow-up single, Abing Abing, on May 20.[4]

Orange Caramel will return with their 4th single titled "My Copycat" on August 18th. [5]

2011-present: Solo activities[edit]


She was briefly part of the SBS variety show Running Man (런닝맨).

In 2011, Lizzy made her acting debut as the supporting female character on MBC “All My Love”.

On January 6, 2012 it was announced that Lizzy and MBLAQ's Lee Joon would become a dance couple for the MBC Lunar New Year special Pit-a-Pat Shake!, and on January 24 the episode in which they performend their acrobatic dance routine was broadcast.

On November, 2012 Lizzy was cast on the MBC weekend drama Rascal Sons.

On February, 2013 Lizzy became the model for the make up brand 'Kiss me'.[6]

On July 10, 2013 Lizzy made an appearance of a Japanese horror drama, she will play a cameo role in the third and fourth episode, she will take on the role of a Korean foreign student named Tehi, also a patient in Kumagawa hospital.[7]

Lizzy will appear as a hair stylist named ‘Hyeni’ in the film ‘Momo Salon. ‘Momo Salon’ is a story of a hair stylist ‘Hyeni’ who volunteers to receive parcels on behalf of busy people in order to promote her newly opened hair salon. Film ‘Momo Salon’ consists of 6 episodes, which have 10 minutes of running time each. It will be released on Naver ‘TV CAST’ and Mobile app of ‘G Market’ on September 2.

On August 1, 2014 according to a movie industry official Lizzy has confirmed her casting in the movie “Love Forecast,” and recently joined the rest of the cast and crew on set.[8]


In 2012, Lizzy and rapper Andup have released their collaborative single "Cosmetic" for their single album 'Cupcake Project'.

At the end of 2012, Lizzy joined Sistar's Bora, 4Minute's Gayeon, Secret's Sunhwa and Kara's Jiyoung, to form the girl band Mystic White. The profits of their song Mermaid Princess, produced by Kim Do Hoon, were donated to people in need.

On December 16, 2014, it was announced that Lizzy will make her solo debut with a trot song in early 2015.[9]

Personal life[edit]

She is currently attending Kyung Hee University, majoring in Post Modern Music.


Year Title Album
2011 "Beautiful Girl" All My Love OST
2012 "Clara's Dream" Lipstick
"Cosmetic" (featuring Andup) Non-album release
"Mermaid Princess" Mystic White
(Jiyoung, Bora, Sunhwa, Gayoon, Lizzy)
2013 "Sour Grapes" Orange Caramel


Year Title Artist
2014 "Chemistry" Yoon Gun



Year Title Role Notes
2011 White: The Melody of the Curse Cameo [10]
2014 Momo Salon Hyeni
2015 Love Forecast Min Ah [11]


Year Title Role Network Note
2010 All My Love Park Soon Duk MBC Supporting Cast
2012 Rascal Sons Jin Yoo Ri MBC Supporting Cast
What is Mom Park Soo Young MBC (cameo, ep 16)
2013 Akuryo Byoto Tehi TBS (cameo, ep 3.4)
After School Bokbulbok Lizzy Nate (cameo, ep 5)

TV shows[edit]

Year Title TV network Character
2010 PlayGirlz School's MBC Regular Cast
Invincible Youth KBS2 Guest Ep.43
Star King MBC Guest Ep.
Happy Together KBS2 Guest Ep.156.208
Running Man SBS Regular Cast Ep.13-25
Strong Heart SBS Guest Ep.
2011 Weekly Idol MBC Every1 Guest
We Got Married MBC Guest Ep.114.115
Star King MBC Guest Ep.
Strong Heart SBS Guest Ep.59.60
2012 Weekly Idol MBC Every1 Guest/MC
The Radio Star MBC Guest
Strong Heart SBS Guest Ep.139.140
Pit-a-Pat Shake MBC Regular Cast
2013 Weekly Idol MBC Every1 Guest
SNL Korea tvN Guest S.04 Ep.34
After School's Beauty Bible KBS Drama Regular Cast
2014 Shinhwa Broadcast jTBC Guest S.02 Ep.07
Witch Hunt jTBC Guest Ep.35
Hello Counselor KBS World Guest
Roommate (TV series) SBS Guest Ep.01.03.16
Quiz to Change the World MBC Guest
K-pop Star 3 SBS Guest "D-1 Final Story"
Beatles Code 3D Mnet Guest
The Radio Star MBC Guest
Infinite Challenge MBC Guest Ep.383.384.385
The King of Food KBS Guest
The Human Condition KBS Guest : Ep 86,87,88
Weekly Idol MBC Every1 Guest
2015 Hitmaker MBC Every1 Regular cast
Tasty Road [[]] Regular cast


Year Title TV network Character
2010 Show! Music Core MBC MC With Krystal, Eunhyuk
2012 Weekly Idol MBC Every1 MC With Jeong Hyeong-don, Defconn
2013 M! Countdown MBC Every1 MC With Kaeun
2014 MTV The Show SBS MC With Lee Jung-shin
World Cup Cheering Show MBC MC With Jung Eun-ji, Kim Jung-geun

Music video[edit]

Year Song title Artist Role
2009 "Saturday Night" MV Son Dam-bi Main dancer
2010 “Clap” MV Teen Top Lead Female Character


Year Commercial Co-Star Note
2011 The Balance Nu'est
2012 Shibuya109 After School [12]
The Saem After School, Lee Seung-gi [13]
Rexena After School [14]
Samantha Thavasa After School [15]
2013 MIXXO After School [16]
Kiss Me [17]
2014 Laneige [18]
Baskin Robbins Orange Caramel [19]
Dragon Blaze Orange Caramel [20]
Tving Orange Caramel

Awards and nominations[edit]


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  2. ^ 애프터스쿨의 새 멤버 '리지' [After School's New Member]. Today Korea (in Korean and English). 17 March 2010. Retrieved 20 March 2010. 
  3. ^ by alim17 (2014-02-25). "Orange Caramel reveals single album cover and release date". Retrieved 2014-08-24. 
  4. ^ by alim17 (2014-05-22). "'Baskin Robbins' release individual MVs for Orange Caramel's 'Abing Abing'". Retrieved 2014-08-24. 
  5. ^ by alim17 (2014-08-12). "Orange Caramel dance around in MV teaser for 'My Copycat'". Retrieved 2014-08-24. 
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  9. ^ Park Yeong-uk (December 16, 2014). 애프터스쿨 리지, 내년 초 솔로 데뷔…트로트곡으로 활동 [After School's Lizzy to make solo debut early next year... with a trot track]. The Dong-a Ilbo (in Korean) (Naver). Retrieved December 17, 2014. 
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