Kwon Yuri (Hangul: 권유리; born December 5, 1989) is a South Korean idol singer, dancer, actress, presenter and promotional model. She is member of popular girl group, Girls’ Generation. She is one of the lead dancers in the group.

Yuri was born in Goyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea on December 5, 1989. She auditioned at the SM Entertainment Casting System and joined the company in 2001 after finishing in second place in the 2001 SM Youth Best Dancer Contest. She then underwent training for 5 years and 11 months before her debut.

She graduated from NeungGok High School in 2008 and is currently attending at Chung-Ang University along with fellow group member Choi Sooyoung.


►Stage Name: Yuri (권유리)
►Birth Name: Kwon Yuri (권유리)
►Hanja Name: 權侑利 (Quán Yòu lì)
►Nicknames: Yul, Kkab-Yul (playful Yul), Black Pearl, Kwon Banjang (Class-President Kwon)
►Group Position: Lead Dancer & Supporting Vocalist
►Date of Birth: December 5, 1989
►Height: 167cm
►Weight: 45kg
►Blood Type: AB
►Hometown: Goyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea
►Language: Korean (Fluent), Japanese (Basic), English (Basic)
►Speciality: Dance, Acting, Swimming, Piano
►Casted: 2001 SM 1st Annual Youth Best Contest (Best Dancer, 2nd Place)
►Training: 6 Years 11 Months
►School: ChungAng University

Credits: Wikipedia