Lee Hye-ri was born on June 9, 1994, in Gwangju, Gyeonggi, South Korea. She better known mononymously as Hyeri. She is a South Korean singer and actress. She has a sister, Hye-rim, who is two years younger. She is the youngest member of girl group Girl’s Day and is known for her leading role in television drama Reply 1988 (2015). She ranked third in Forbes Korea Power Celebrity list in 2016.
When she was in middle school, Hyeri was scouted by Dream Tea Entertainment and consequently joined Girl’s Day. She later attended Seoul School of Performing Arts, and is currently majoring in Film at Konkuk University.
In September 2010, Hyeri was announced as a new member of Girl’s Day alongside Yura when Jiin and Jisun left the group, just two months after the group debuted. The revamped group released a single titled “Nothing Lasts Forever”.
In 2012, Hyeri made her acting debut in the SBS weekend drama Tasty Life, where she played the youngest in a family of four daughters. After her 4-day long appearance on Real Men in August 2014, a brief clip of her showing aegyo at her instructor went viral in South Korea, reaching one million views in a day.
Hyeri was later cast as one of the main characters in the teen drama Schoolgirl Detectives, which began airing on cable channel jTBC in December 2014. In late 2014, she was cast in the mystery rom-com drama Hyde, Jekyll, Me, which began airing on SBS in January 2015.