Lee Yu Ri

Lee Yu Ri - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career
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Lee Yu Ri had her first acting stint with the drama series Hur Jun in 1999. Following a year’s break, she came back with a better role in the 2001 drama series School 4.

Around the same time, she got to participate in the historical drama series Empress Myeong Seong. Afterward, things for her career as an actress improved in the accompanying years.

In 2008, she joined the cast of the series Mom’s Dead Upset. She was also offered the main roles in the drama series Daring Women (2010) and Don’t Cry My Love (2008).

Huge success followed when she played a role in the drama series Jang Bo Ri is Here! (2014). The drama series was a hit and shot up in progress when it was first released.

It led her to win the Daesang Award and get nominated in a lot of categories. It further lay her out as one of the most amazing South Korean actresses of all time.

Besides acting, she also has a talent for leading TV shows. She was chosen to host several TV shows such as Trend Record Season 4 (2021) and Single Wife Season 2 (2018).

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Profile

  • Real Name: Lee Yu Ri (이유리)
  • Stage Name: Lee Yu Ri (이유리)
  • Also Known as: Yi Yu Ri, Yi Yoo Ri, Lee Yoo Ri
  • Nickname: Yu Ri (유리)
  • Birthday: January 28, 1980
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Height: 165 cm (5’5”)
  • Weight: 43 kg (95 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Religion: Christian
  • Profession: Actress
  • Education: Choongam Middle School, Kyewon University of Art and Design
  • Hobby: Weightlifting
  • Parents: –
  • Siblings: –
  • Husband: Jo Kye Hyun ​(Married 2010 – )​
  • Facebook: –
  • Twitter: –
  • Instagram: @leeyuri007
  • TikTok: –
  • YouTube: 이유리 Leeyuri TV

Facts

  • Yu Ri is the youngest child in her family.
  • She has two elder sisters and one elder brother.
  • Her husband, Jo Kye Hyun, is a missionary theologist.
  • She met her husband for the first time through Bible study in 2008.
  • Yu Ri and her then-boyfriend dated for only one year before deciding to tie the knot.
  • She has her own YouTube channel and likes to post a wide range of content such as vlogs, covers, and mukbangs there.
  • In 2011, she and fellow actress Kim Soo Kyum worked together to launch their own female apparel shopping mall called Miss Today.
  • She is good at singing.
  • Yu Ri has coined the Nation’s Villain because of her spectacular acting in playing antagonist roles.
  • Her ideal type is…
  • Her net worth is around…

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Movies

  • The Singer (2022), as Gan Nan
  • Friendly and Harmonious (2005), as a supporting character
  • Bunshinsaba: Ouija Board (2004), as Kim In Sook

Drama Series

  • Becoming Witch (TV Chosun | 2022), as Gong Ma Ri
  • Love To Hate You (Netflix | 2022), as a supporting character
  • Lie After Lie (Channel A | 2020), as Ji Eun Soo
  • Spring Turns to Spring (MBC | 2019), as Kim Bo Mi
  • Hide and Seek (MBC | 2018), as Min Chae Rin
  • Ms. Perfect (KBS2 | 2017), as Lee Jung Soon
  • Unni is Alive (SBS | 2017), as Yeon Min Jung
  • Strongest Deliveryman (KBS2 | 2017), as Yoon Hwa Yeong
  • My Father is Strange (KBS2 | 2017), as Byun Hye Yeong
  • Drama Special: Pinocchio’s Nose (KBS2 | 2016), as Yoon Da Jung
  • Another Oh Hae Young (tvN | 2016), as Heo Ji Ya
  • The Promise (KBS2 | 2016), as Lee Na Yeon
  • Honey, I am Sorry (TV Sohu | 2015), as Xia Chu Rong
  • Super Daddy Yeol (tvN | 2015), as Cha Mi Rae
  • MBC Drama Festival: Guitar and Hot Pants (MBC | 2014), as Radio DJ
  • Jang Bo Ri is Here! (MBC | 2014), as Yeon Min Jung
  • Your Lady (SBS | 2013), as Oh Yoo Jung
  • Blue Tower (tvN | 2012), as Kim Yoo Ri
  • Ice Adonis (tvN | 2012), as Seol Yeon Hwa
  • My Daughter the Flower (SBS | 2011), as a supporting character
  • Twinkle Twinkle (MBC | 2011), as Hwang Geum Ran
  • Daring Women (SBS | 2010), as Ji Soon Yeong
  • Don’t Cry My Love (MBC | 2008), as Jo Mi Soo
  • Mom’s Dead Upset (KBS2 | 2008), as Na Young Mi
  • Love and Ambition (SBS | |2006), as Park Sun Hee
  • Invincible Parachute Agent (SBS | 2006), as a supporting character
  • Young Jae’s Golden Days (MBC | 2005), as Ju Eun Jae
  • Precious Family (KBS2 | 2004), as Ahn Seong Mi
  • Wife (KBS2 | 2003), as Kim Yoon Joo
  • Twenty (SBS | 2003), as Han Chae Ri
  • Yellow Handkerchief (KBS | 2003), as Na Mi Ryung
  • Argon (MBC | 2003), as Kang Kang Hee
  • MBC Best Theater: Episode Being a Mom Is Burdensome (MBC | 2002), as Su Jin
  • Loving You (KBS | 2002), as Jo Soo Kyung
  • School 4 (KBS | 2001), as Park Seo Won
  • Empress Myeong Seong (KBS2 | 2001), as Empress Sun Myeong
  • This Is What Love Is (2001), as Oh Yun Ah
  • MBC Best Theater (MBC | 1999), as a supporting character
  • Hur Jun (MBC | 1999), as a supporting character

TV Shows

  • Legendary Actors (KBS2 | 2021), as the main cast
  • Trend Record Season 4 (SBS Plus | 2021), as the main host
  • Legend Music Class: Lalaland (Channel A | 2021), as the main host
  • Drink with God Season 2 (Channel S | 2021), as a guest
  • Soo Mi’s Mountain Cabin (KBS2 | 2021), as a guest
  • Comfortable Café (E-Channel | 2021), as the main host
  • Extreme Concern Counseling Center (MBN | 2021), as the main host
  • Stars’ Top Recipe at Fun-Staurant (KBS2 | 2020), as the chef
  • Convenience Store Restaurant (KBS2 | 2019), as a regular member
  • Problem Child in House (KBS2 | 2018), as a guest
  • Video Star: Season 2 (MBC every1 | 2018), as a guest
  • Single Wife Season 2 (SBS | 2018), as the host
  • 2017 KBS Drama Awards (KBS | 2017), as the host
  • Single Wife Season 1 (SBS | 2017), as the host
  • Let’s Eat Dinner Together (JTBC | 2016), as a guest
  • Video Star: Season 1 (MBC every1 | 2016), as a guest
  • Knowing Bros (JTBC | 2015), as a guest
  • Invisible Man (KBS2 | 2015), as a guest
  • MBC Gayo Daejejeon (MBC | 2014), as the host
  • Quiz to Change the World (MBC | 2014), as the host
  • The Return of Superman (KBS2 | 2013), as a guest
  • Bright Solutionists (Channel A | 2013), as the host
  • Food Essay (O’live TV | 2012), as the host
  • Healing Camp (SBS | 2011), as a guest
  • Immortal Songs: Singing the Legend (KBS1 | 2011), as a guest
  • Running Man (SBS | 2010), as a guest
  • Happy Together: Season 3 (KBS2 | 2007), as a guest
  • Radio Star (MBC | 2007), as a guest

Music Video Appearances

  • All I Need Is Your Love (2007) – Baek Ji Young
  • Tonight (2004) – Hong Kyung Min
  • You Touched My Heart (2002) – Sung Si Kyung

Awards

  • 2021 University Film Festival of Korea – Best Actress – The Singer
  • 2020 KBS Entertainment Awards – Excellence Award (Entertainment Category) – Stars’ Top Recipe at Fun-Staurant
  • 2018 MBC Drama Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actress in a Weekend Drama) – Hide and Seek
  • 2018 KCA Consumer Day Awards – Best Drama Actor – Hide and Seek
  • 2018 Korea Culture and Entertainment Awards – Grand Prize (Daesang) – Hide and Seek
  • 2017 Brand of the Year Awards – Actress of the Year – My Father is Strange
  • 2017 SBS Entertainment Awards – Best Entertainer Award – Single Wife
  • 2017 KBS Drama Awards – Best Couple – My Father is Strange
  • 2017 KBS Drama Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actress) – My Father is Strange
  • 2016 KBS Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actress in a Daily Drama) – The Promise
  • 2015 Seoul Arts College – SAC Art Award – Lee Yu Ri
  • 2015 Asia Influential Awards – Prize for Most Attractive Actress – Jang Bo Ri is Here!
  • 2014 MBC Drama Awards – Grand Prize (Daesang) – Jang Bo Ri is Here!
  • 2014 MBC Drama Awards – PD Award – Jang Bo Ri is Here!
  • 2011 Korea Drama Awards – Best Supporting Actress – Twinkle Twinkle
  • 2011 MBC Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actress in a Serial Drama) – Twinkle Twinkle
  • 2006 SBS Drama Awards – Queen of Tears – Love and Ambition
  • 2002 KBS Drama Awards – Best New Actress – Loving You
  • 2001 KBS Drama Awards – Best Young Actress – School 4

Nominations

  • 2021 Seoul International Drama Awards – Outstanding Korean Actress – Lie After Lie
  • 2019 MBC Drama Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actress in a Wednesday – Thursday Miniseries) – Spring Turns to Spring
  • 2018 APAN Star Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actress in a Serial Drama) – Hide and Seek
  • 2018 MBC Drama Awards – Grand Prize (Daesang) – Hide and Seek
  • 2017 KBS Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actress in a Serial Drama) – My Father is Strange
  • 2017 KBS Drama Awards – Netizen Award (Actress) – My Father is Strange
  • 2016 KBS Drama Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actress) – The Promise
  • 2015 Baeksang Arts Awards – Best Actress (Television) – Jang Bo Ri is Here!
  • 2014 APAN Star Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actress in a Serial Drama) – Jang Bo Ri is Here!
  • 2014 MBC Drama Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actress in a Serial Drama) – Jang Bo Ri is Here!
  • 2014 MBC Drama Awards – Popularity Award (Actress) – Jang Bo Ri is Here!
  • 2010 SBS Drama Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actress in a Weekend/Daily Drama) – Daring Women

Lee Yu Ri is a notable South Korean actress who is devoted to her profession. Almost all of the projects she was in were a massive hit among the general public.

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