Hara (KARA) Facts
- Ex-K-Pop Group: KARA (Dissolved)
- Position Vocalist, Rapper and Dancer.
- Kwangjoo Academy of Music
- Seoul Girls High School (Industry and Information Area)
- Sungshin Women’s University (Media Major/Film Acting)
- Skills Dancing and Modeling.
- Favorite Artist Fin.K.L
- Languages Korean (mother tongue), Japanese (fluent).
- Favorite colors: Pink and Black.
- Although she was born on January 3, 1991, she was registered on January 13, 1991.
- Before debuting as a singer, she was a model for an on-line store.
- She admitted that she had two surgeries, one to her teeth and the other to make her double eyelid more visible, she herself explained that she had double eyelid from birth but it was not very visible.
- Joined KARA after Kim Sung Hee left the group.
- On May 18, 2011, she appeared on the Mnet Idol Chart Show in a ranking of the top 20 idols with the most money in terms of personal income, placing 15th after Jo Kwon (2AM ), Sandara Park Yoona (Girls’ Generation ), UEE, T.O.P (BIGBANG ), Taecyeon (2PM ), Lee Teuk (Super Junior ), Jung Yong Hwa (CNBLUE ), Hwang Jung Eum, G-Dragon (BIGBANG ), Lee Seung Gi, IU, Jang Geun Suk and Kim Hyun Joon.
- On June 28, 2011, it was confirmed that she was romantically involved with Jun Hyung.
- On March 23, 2013, it was confirmed that the relationship she had with Jun Hyung from HIGHLIGHT has ended, both artists’ agencies confirmed.
- In 2013, she was part of a group project with Fukuyama Masaharu which was called “HARA+” and their collaboration was featured on the soundtrack of the drama Galileo.
- On May 25, 2019 she left a message on her instagram that said ‘Goodbye’, then it became known that she had been rescued by the police after a suicide attempt, Hara’s manager called her and receiving no response rushed to her home, when she arrived she found smoke and called emergency, Hara was found unconscious and taken to the Hospital, the artist is out of danger.
- On November 24, 2019, Seoul police confirmed that she was found lifeless at her home in the Cheongdam neighborhood.
Hara started her career as a model for some brands; then she began to show interest in acting and started taking lessons at the age of 14, then she became interested in dancing so she started taking lessons as well and made her debut as a dancer. Later she auditioned for different entertainment companies such as SM and JYP Entertainment, but was not accepted. Finally, she auditioned for DSP Media and managed to join the agency.
After member Sung Hee left the group Kara for personal reasons, the company decided to bring in two new members to form a quintet. Hara debuted with the group with Ji Young in 2008, joining the members Nicole, Gyu Ri and Seung Yun with the song “Rock U”.
January 15, 2016, DSP Media confirmed the dissolution of KARA informing that the contracts of Gyu Ri, Seung Yun and Hara had expired at that date and no longer belonged to DSP Media after that, Hara concentrated on her career as a solo artist and actress under the label of KEYEAST.
Hara (KARA) Collaborations
- Thunder – Sign (feat. Goo Ha Ra) (2016)
Hara (KARA) Drama
- It’s OK, It’s Love (SBS, 2014) cameo
- Secret Love (Dramacube, 2014)
- Galileo 2 (Fuji TV, 2013) cameo
- City Hunter (SBS, 2011)
- URAKARA (TV Tokyo, 2011)
- Hero (MBC, 2009) cameo
- That Person Is Coming (MBC, 2008)
Hara (KARA) TV Programs
- 2018: (KBS) Happy Together (Guest, 01/03/18)
- 2018 (SBS) Running Man (Guest: Ep 388)
- 2017 (JTBC) Knowing Bros (EP102)
- 2015: Shaolin Clenched Fists
- 2015: (KBS) A Style for You (MC with Kim Hee Chul, Yoon Bo Ra and Hani)
- 2014: (MBC) ON & OFF: The Gossip
- 2014 (SBS) Roommate Season 2 (Guest, Ep 9)
- 2014: (KBS2) The Return of Superman (MC Special, 07/09/14)
- 2014: (KBS) Hallyu Dream Festival (MC besides Kang Joon & Since Som )
- 2013 (MBC) Petorialist
- 2013: (KBS) KBS Entertainment Awards (Presenter)
- 2013: (MBC) I’m Your Subsitute Angel (MC: 11/03/13)
- 2013: (KBS) Dream Concert (Presented with Onew & Doo Joon )
- 2012: (SBS) Running Man (Guest: Ep 122)
- 2012: (MBC) Korean Music Wave in Kobe (MC besides Seung Yeon and Hong Ki)
- 2012: (SBS) Inkigayo (MC Together with IU & Nicole )
- 2012: (KBS) Invincible Youth Season 2 (Guest: Ep. 29)
- 2011 (SBS) Running Man (Guest: Ep 49)
- 2011 (SBS) Seoul-Tokyo Music Festival
- 2011: (MBC) Show! Music Core (MC with Seung Yeon & Kim Hyun Joong )
- 2011: (KBS) Dream Concert (Presented with Hee Chul & Song Joong Ki)
- 2010: (SBS) Running Man (Guest: Ep 2-3)
- 2009: (MBC) Sunday Sunday Night (6/12/2009 – 10/01/2010)
- 2009: (KBS) Invincible Youth (10/23/2009 – 12/24/2010)
- 2009 : (MBC) Hunters
- 2008: (Mnet) Strange Casting – Season 2 (21/11/2008 – 25/01/2009)
- 2008: (Mnet) Check it Girl Season 2
- 2005: KBS Documentary “Unwavered Dreams
- 2011 SBS Drama Awards: New Star Award (City Hunter)
- 2011 5th Mnet 20’s Choice Award Hot Campus Girl
- 2010 KBS Entertainment Awards : Best Female MC Award (Invincible Youth)
Hara (KARA) TV Drama’s
- Shining Day theme for Jugglers (2018)
- Magic of Love theme for Galileo 2 (2013)
- I Love U, I Want U, I Need U (Sweet Acoustic Ver.) theme for City Hunter (2011)
Hara (KARA) Music Videos
Hara (KARA) Advertisement
- Glamglow (2017)
- Korean (2015)
- Estee Lauder (2014)
- Chum Churum (2012)
- We Make Price (2011)