Lee Hye Ri

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Lee Hye Ri - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Lee Hye Ri, also known as Hyeri, is a South Korean actress and singer.

She initially gained fame as a member of Girl’s Day, before shifting her career into acting and appearing in Korean drama series such as Reply 1988 (2015) and  My Roommate Is a Gumiho (2021).


Hye Ri used to grow up in poverty at the countryside. She lived with her grandmother while her mother had to work in the factory.

Her luck changed when she was scouted at a talent show by Dream T Entertainment in 2010.

This Gemini woman was immediately put into the group Girl’s Day. At the time, the group just lost two members so they put her in. She received little to no training prior to this.

Hye Ri had her first release with the group in October 2010. They released an album titled Girl’s Day Party #2. The song Nothing Lasts Forever served as the title track.

Girl’s Day would go on and become one of the most successful groups in South Korea.

They have released many hit songs over the years, including Twinkle Twinkle (2011), Expect (2013), Darling (2014), and Ring My Bell (2015).

In 2012, Hye Ri made her debut as an actress. She starred in the TV series Tasty Life.

Then in 2014, she joined the variety show Real Man. A clip of her doing aegyo to the instructor went viral and she instantly became an overnight sensation.

She was dubbed as The Nation’s Little Sister by the media.

The woman from Gwangju got even more popular in 2015. At the time, she got a part in the TV series Reply 1988.

The drama was a huge commercial success, becoming one of the highest rating dramas. She was also praised by the critics and audience for her acting.

Over the years, Hye Ri continued to shine as an actress. Some of her most notable roles are in Entertainer (2016), Miss Lee (2019), and My Roommate Is a Gumiho (2021).

She also had her big screen debut in 2018 with the film Monstrum.

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  • Real Name: Lee Hye Ri (이혜리)
  • Stage Name: Hyeri
  • Nickname: Hyericules
  • Birthday: June 9, 1994
  • Birthplace: Gwangju, Gyeonggi, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Actress, Singer
  • Education: Seoul School of Performing Arts, Konkuk University
  • Hobbies: Watching movies, Reading books
  • Facebook: –
  • Twitter: girls_day_hyeri
  • Threads: –
  • Instagram: @hyeri_0609
  • Tiktok: –
  • Youtube: 혜리
  • VLive: HYERI

Height, Weight, & Physical Appearances 

  • Height: 167 cm (5’6″)
  • Weight: 46 kg (101 lbs)
  • Blood Type: AB
  • Hair Color: Black (dyed Brown)
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Body Measurements: –
  • Shoe Size: –
  • Dress Size: –


  • Father: –
  • Mother: –
  • Brother: –
  • Sister: Lee Hye Rim

Boyfriend & Dating History

Ryu Jun Yeol

Hye Ri and Ryu Jun Yeol, a famous Korean actor, met while working together on the hit drama series Reply 1988.

They developed attraction to each other and started dating at the end of 2016.

Unfortunately, the couple announced their separation after seven years of dating in November 2023, for undisclosed reasons.

Net Worth 

Multiple sources estimated that she has accumulated around $15 million to $20 million of net worth.

She earns most of her income by working in the South Korean entertainment industry as an actress and singer.


She donated more than ₩100 million to help children and funding AIDS preventions in underdeveloped Asian countries in 2019, and became the UNICEF’s Honors Club’s youngest member at 25 years old.

She made each ₩50 million donation to help improving elderly welfare through Community Chest of Korea in 2016 and to help the victims of Seomun Market fire in the same year.

In February 2020, she made ₩100 million to help those who struggles due to COVID-19 through Save the Children.

Plastic Surgery

There is no known information on whether she has undergone any cosmetic surgery to change her visual appearance.


  • Hye Ri was still in middle school when she was scouted.
  • According to other Girl’s Day members, she is the highest paid out of all of them.
  • This singer can run marathons.
  • She is good at writing.
  • She loves spending her time reading books and watching movies.
  • Her favorite film genres are action and thriller.
  • She has a bubbly and cheerful personality.
  • She doesn’t like feeling cold.
  • This actress is not also a fan of stairs.
  • She has admitted to have soft feelings and can get offended easily.
  • She likes wearing comfortable clothes.
  • R&B is her most favorite music genre.
  • She picks red, purple, and black as favorite colors.
  • She is most confident on her neckline.
  • Hye Ri is friends with Rosé of Blackpink.
  • She donated ₩50 million to Community Chest of Korea in 2016.
  • She was a good student.
  • The woman from Gwangju was elected as the student president during elementary school.
  • She loves sleeping and finds it hard to wake up.
  • She is known to be very strong, thus got the nickname Hyericules.
  • This K-pop Idol is confident in showing her bare face.
  • She decided to not renewing her contract with Dream T Entertainment in January 2019.
  • She joined Creative Group ING.
  • In 2013, Hye Ri dated Tony Ahn of H.O.T for 8 months.
  • She’s in a relationship with actor Ryu Jun Yeol since August 2017.
  • Her ideal type is a man who can take care of her well.

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  • Victory (2024), as Pil Sun
  • My Punch-Drunk Boxer (2019), as Min Ji
  • Monstrum (2018), as Myung

Drama Series 

  • May I Help You (MBC | 2022), as Baek Dong Joo
  • Moonshine (KBS2 | 2021-2022), as Kang Ro Seo
  • My Roommate Is A Gumiho (tvN | 2021), as Lee Dam
  • Record of Youth (tvN | 2020), as Lee Hae Ji (ep.13)
  • Miss Lee (tvN | 2019), as Lee Sun Sim
  • Two Cops (MBC | 2017-2018), as Song Ji An
  • Entertainer (SBS | 2016), as Jung Geu Rin
  • Reply 1988 (tvN | 2015-2016), as Sung Duk Sun
  • Hyde Jekyll, Me (SBS | 2015), as Min Woo Jung
  • Schoolgirl Detectives (JTBC | 2014-2015)as the investigator of school detective club
  • Tasty Life (SBS | 2012), as Jang Mi Hyun

TV Shows

  • Agents of Mystery (Netflix | TBA), as herself (cast member)
  • HMLYCP (ENA, Netflix | 2023), as herself (cast member)
  • Amazing Saturday (tvN | 2018–2020), as herself (cast member)
  • Real Men (MBC | 2014), as herself (cast member)


“Many people say that my positive energy lights up the room, but I think it’s the people around me who give me strength.”

“Deok Sun, like me, is learning about the world every day, but not through books.”

“A manager’s job is really tough – you have so little time, but so much to do.”

“I went through much deliberation on choosing my next TV role after ‘Reply 1988.'”

“I rarely shared my personal life or what I’m like off camera.”

Pics of Lee Hye Ri

1. Hye Ri looks amazing while modeling

Lee Hye Ri - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

2. Her face is so beautiful and flawless

Lee Hye Ri - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

3. She has great sense of style

Lee Hye Ri - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

4. Loving the shirt and tulle skirt combination

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5. Hye Ri with a cute summer look

Korean Actress - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career


Who is Lee Hye Ri?

She is a South Korean actress and singer.

Who is Lee Hye Ri’s real name?

Her real name is Lee Hye Ri (이혜리).

What makes Lee Hye Ri famous?

She initially gained fame as a member of Girl’s Day, before shifting her career into acting and appearing in Korean drama series such as Reply 1988 (2015) and  My Roommate Is a Gumiho (2021).

Where is Lee Hye Ri from?

She was born in Gwangju, Gyeonggi, South Korea.

How old is Lee Hye Ri?

She was born in 1994, and she is 31 years old as of 2025.

When does Lee Hye Ri celebrate her birthday?

She celebrates on the 9th of every June.

How tall is Lee Hye Ri?

Her height is 5’6″ or 167 cm.

Who are Lee Hye Ri’s parents?

She did not reveal the names of her father and mother.

Is Lee Hye Ri married?

She is not married. Furthermore, there is no information on whether she is in a relationship or not.

Who is Lee Hye Ri’s ex-boyfriend?

Her ex-boyfriend is Ryu Jun Yeol.

How rich is Lee Hye Ri?

Her net worth is around $15 million to $20 million.

What is Lee Hye Ri’s nationality?

Her nationality is South Korean.

Lee Hye Ri has such a fun and likeable personality. Not to mention her massive talent as an actress and also a singer. No wonder she has so many fans.