Yuri is a South Korean singer, dancer, and actress. She is known for being one of the members of the K-pop group Girls’ Generation under SM Entertainment.
She is born as Kwon Yuri on December 5, 1989, at Goyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea.
She stands 5′ 5″ (169 cm) and weighs 46 kgs (101 lbs).
Yuri auditioned for S.M. Entertainment’s Casting System and finished second place in the 2001 SM Youth Best Dancer Contest. In the same year, she signed a contract with SM Entertainment where she received trained for 5 years and 11 months prior to her debut with Girls’ Generation.
She debuted as a member of Girls’ Generation in August 2007 with their single “Into the New World” from their self-titled album.
Aside from her promotions and activities with Girls’ Generation, Yuri also pursued a career in acting. She is known for her roles in the dramas “Unstoppable Marriage,” “Fashion King,” and “Neighborhood Hero.” She also made her big screen debut with the 2013 film “No Breathing.”
Yuri is also active on variety shows and is known for being a cast member on the shows “Kko Kko Tours Single♥Single,” “Invincible Youth,” “Animals,” “MAPS” and “Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education.” She also became a co-host of “Show! Music Core” with Tiffany and became a judge of “Dancing 9” along with Hyoyeon.
Fun Facts about Yuri
- Yuri goes to the same school as BigBang’s Seungri
- She is Lee Kwang Soo’ dream girl.
- She has one older brother.
- Yuri’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
- She previously dated baseball player Seung Hwan Oh.
- She is nicknamed as the “Black Pearl” in Girls’ Generation.
- Yuri loves Yoga.
- She sleeps with her tongue out.
- She graduated in college together with Sooyoung and actress Park Shin Hye.
- Yuri can play the violin.
Yuri Plastic Surgery
As with all members of SNSD (and let’s face it, most idols in SM), Yuri did not escape the plastic surgeon’s knife. To be fair, her work seems to be a bit more subtle than some of the others in the group.
To start with, it is quite certain that Yuri had double eyelid surgery. Her eyes are a lot wider now than they were in the past. The scars from the surgery have healed up very well though, to the point where they are barely noticeable, especially when she wears make up. In this video, you can barely see the scarring at all until the very end where she smiles and the lines appear (these look like stitch lines rather than regular eyelid folds).
I suspect she may also have had a slight nose job, although if this is true, the surgeon did a really good job because it’s not obvious at all. I’m on the fence about this one, it might be that her nose is actually natural. This would be extremely rare in a group like SNSD!
Before and after pics
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