Sung Yu-ri

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Sung.
Sung Yu-ri
Sung Yu-ri on December 17, 2012.jpg
Sung Yu-ri on December 17, 2012
Background information
Birth name Sung Yuri
Born (1981-03-03) March 3, 1981 (age 33)
Tübingen, West Germany
Origin South Korea
Genres K-pop, R&B
Occupation(s) Singer, actress
Years active 1998–present
Labels Fantagio
Sung Yu-ri
Hangul 성유리
Revised Romanization Seong Yu-ri
McCune–Reischauer Sŏng Yuri

Sung Yu-ri (Korean: 성유리; born March 3, 1981) is a West German-born South Korean singer and actress, and was the youngest member in the currently inactive K-pop group Fin.K.L.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Sung is the daughter of a prominent professor of theology at the Presbyterian College & Theological Seminary in Seoul, South Korea

Sung graduated from Kyung Hee University in February 2005 with a degree in Drama and Cinema. She also received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the university.[2]


Sung first appeared in the miniseries "Bad Girls" which earned her the "Best New Actress" award. She followed it up with the popular series Thousand Years Of Love in which she portrayed both a modern woman and an ancient princess.

In addition to her dramatic work, she has also co-hosted an entertainment show in 2004 and has been a catalogue model for various companies.

Although she briefly returned to music for the Fin.K.L digital single in late 2005, she has returned to acting. In 2006 she played the lead role in two dramas, One Fine Day and Snow Queen in which she won high praises and awards for. Sung, like all of her Fin.K.L group members, has left DSPent; she was with King Kong Entertainment after leaving SidusHQ, suggesting a choice of a permanent acting career and a challenge for acting skill.

It was announced in July 2013 that after the departure of host Han Hye-jin, Sung will take over as a host for South Korean TV talk show Healing Camp.[3]

In 2014, Sung signed with new management Fantagio, home to actors Ha Jung-woo and Yum Jung-ah.[4]

Personal Life[edit]

In June 2014, Sung's management agency released an official statement confirming a relationship between Sung and pro-golfer, Ahn Sung Hyun. The statement clarified that the pair met through mutual friends and have been dating for the past six months.[5]



  • Rabbit and Lizard, 2009
  • Nuna, 2011
  • Runway Cop, 2012

TV Drama[edit]



  1. ^ Lee, Hyo-won (2009-10-05). "Sung Yu-ri Makes Movie Debut Opposite Jang Hyuk". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2011-07-01. 
  2. ^ Kim, Hyeon-rok (2005-02-15). 성유리·옥주현·공유.. "우리는 경희대 졸업동기" [Sung Yu-ri, Ock Joo-hyun, Gong Yoo graduate together from Kyung Hee University] (in Korean). Starnews. Retrieved 2014-11-11. 
  3. ^ Lee, Sun-min (2013-07-31). "Sung Yu-ri to host future “Healing Camp” episodes". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-11-11. 
  4. ^ "Sung Yuri to Join Ha Jung Woo and Yeom Jung Ah’s Agency". soompi. 2014-01-30. Retrieved 2014-01-30. 
  5. ^ "Sung Yuri Confirms Dating Pro-Golfer Ahn Sung Hyun for Six Months". mwave. Newsen. 2014-06-17. Retrieved 2014-11-11. 

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