General Information of Girls Generation Yu-ri
Who doesn’t know Girls’ Generation? Kwon Yu-ri is a member of one of the giant girl groups that debuted under SM Entertainment in 2007. Among the members, Yu-ri is known for her dancing skills, along with Hyo-yeon, and also for her sexy aura. She got Black Pearl as her nickname from their fans.
Full Profile of Yu-ri
Name: Kwon Yu-ri
Stage name: Yu-ri
Date of Birth: December 5th, 1989
Height: 166 cm
Weight: 46 kg
Here are some facts about the black pearl:
- Yu-ri was born in Goyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea.
- Yu-ri really loves Mickey Mouse and she collects many kinds of stuff related to Mickey Mouse.
- She is one of the best dancers in the group.
- She is learning to play the violin and she also takes ballet lessons.
- Yu-ri has the best body in Girls’ Generation.
Yu-ri’s Acting Career
Among the members of Girls’ Generation, YoonA is known as the actress of the group. However, it is not only her that has ventured into the world of acting, Yu-ri has also pursued a career in acting as well. She has starred in many dramas and even movies.
Fashion King is one of the dramas that Yu-ri has starred in, along with Shin Se-kyung, Yoo Ah-in, and Lee Je-hoon. The drama is using fashion theme that tells the story of the struggles to become a top designer but also with love in it. Yu-ri plays the character of Choi Anna, who is a famous and rich designer. She is in a relationship with Jung Jae-hyuk (Lee Je-hoon), but as the time goes by, he loses interest in Choi Anna and secretly develops feelings for Lee Ga-young (Shin Se-kyung). Unfortunately, Ga-young likes another man, Kang Young-gul (Yoo Ah-in), who turns out to be attracted to Choi Anna.
Check out Fashion King‘s trailer below!
No Breathing is a movie with a sports theme where Yu-ri stars alongside Lee Jong-suk and Seo In-guk.
This movie’s plotline revolves around Won-Il (Seo In-guk), who was a famous number one swimmer in Korea, just like his father, but who quits swimming after his father’s death at a swimming competition. Not long after his father’s death, his mother’s death follows which means Won-Il is left alone. After the loss of his parents, he lives his life hopelessly and he almost gets expelled from his school. His father’s long-time friend, Jae-suk (Park Chul-min), supports Won-il and encourages him to start swimming again by dragging him to a physical education-focused school.
At his new school, Won-il meets the rival that always got overshadowed by him. He is Woo-sang (Lee Jong-suk). After Won-il quits swimming, Woo-sang becomes Korea’s first swimmer but he gets disqualified after getting involved in trouble so he has to study again from zero at the same school as Won-il. One day they meet Jung-eun (Kwon Yu-ri), who steals both their hearts. They once again become rivals, now in both swimming and love.
The movie is very fresh with the underlying sports concept and I highly recommend you to watch it!
Local Hero or Neighborhood Hero is another drama that Yu-ri has starred in. Other cast members who took part in this drama are Park Shi-hoo, Jo Sung-ha, Lee Soo-hyuk, and Yoon Tae-young.
This drama is about Baek Shi-yoon (Park Shi-hoo), who is a former secret agent well-trained in human weapons. To hide his status of a former secret agent, he buys a bar named “Neighborhood” and immediately gets close with his regular visitors. One day in his bar, he meets Choi Chan-gyu (Lee Soo-hyuk) who works as a temporary employee. He wants to be a police officer so Baek Shi-yoon decides to help him in learning weapons and they fight against evil together.
Dae Jang-geum Is Watching
Yu-ri plays the role of Bok Seung-ah in this drama, along with other actors and actresses, such as Shin Dong-wook, Lee Yeo-reum, and Kim Hyun-joon. Dae Jang-geum Is Watching is about the lives of two brothers and a sister, who are descendants of Dae Jang-geum, who really likes to eat. San-hae (Shin Dong-wook) has excellent taste when it comes to food, Jin-mi (Lee Yeo-reum) is a specialist when it comes to smell, and Jung-sik (Kin Hyun-joon) has excellent cooking skills and is also a vlogger on Youtube. These food experts have to deal with Bok Seung-ah (Kwon Yu-ri), who is a rookie employee.
Defendant is a law-themed drama where Park Jung-woo (Ji-sung) is a persecutor and one day he wakes up in a police station with amnesia. He is being accused of a crime and sentenced to death. With his amnesia, he has to prove his innocence before the day of his execution arrives.
In this drama, Yu-ri plays along with Ji-sung, Uhm Ki-joon, and Oh chang-suk.
Gogh, The Starry Night
This one is not a full drama but a Chinese-Korean web drama that only has four episodes. In this web drama, Yu-ri was playing along with Kim Young-kwang and Lee Ji-hoon.
This web drama is about Go-ho (Kwon Yu-ri), who is working as an employee in an advertising company. She is hardly ever praised by her boss, who is played by Kim Young-kwang, which makes her hate him, even though he actually has feelings for her. One day, Go-ho’s ex-boyfriend joins the same company and he has to work in the same division as her. There, the competition of winning Go-ho’s heart, between her boss and her ex-boyfriend begins.
Sound of Your Heart Season 2
This drama is a comedy imaginative drama where Yu-ri is playing as Ae-bong. The drama gives you a light and entertaining feeling because of the storyline. In this drama Yu-ri plays along with Sung-hoon, Jo Jin-mo, Shim Hye-jin, and Tae Hang-ho.