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Sulli (F(x))

Weight: 58 kg
Height: 170 cm
Real name: 최진리 / Choi Jin Ri
Date of Birth: March 29, 1994

Sulli (F(x))

About Sulli (F(x))

Sulli (F(x)) Facts

  • Ex-Kpop Group F (x)
    • Position Vocalist, Dancer and Rapper.
  • Ex-Project Group: SM Town Orchestra
  • Education:
    • Jungbu Elementary School (Graduate)
    • Seoul Cheongdam Elementary School (Graduate)
    • Chungdam Middle School (Graduate)
    • School of Performing Arts Seoul (Graduate)
  • Religion: Protestant Christian
  • Languages: Korean (Native Language) and English (Basic).
  • Fanclub Sullians
  • She auditioned in 2005 in the “SM Casting System Maru Kids Model”.
  • On January 29, 2010, she was appointed along with the other members as ambassadors of the Korean Armed Forces.
  • Sulli was the inspiration for the song “Peach” composed by the soloist IU
  • Sulli in 2013 was ranked number one in the one with the most beautiful facial features according to Korean citizens who were randomly asked.
  • Sulli by Tae Min from SHINee ranked first in the “Celebrity with the Most Kissable Lips” survey done by Korean beauty brand ‘AFOX’ in 2013
  • Sulli was ranked NO.3 in the “best idol-actress of the new generation” survey done by entertainment experts in Korea, getting five votes in her favor
  • On August 7, SM Entertainment decided to respect Sulli’s wishes to leave F (x) to focus on her acting career
  • On August 19, 2014, it was confirmed that she is in a relationship with Choiza member of Dynamic Duo.
  • On March 6, it was reported that both Sulli and Choiza decided to end their relationship of 2 years and 7 months.
  • On May 10, 2017, Sulli was reported to be in a relationship with brand director Kim Min Joon.
  • On July 10, 2017, it was revealed that the actress and her non-famous boyfriend broke off their relationship after 4 months.



Sulli spent her childhood in Busan. Her real name is Choi Jin Ri, JinRi means The Truth in Korean. Sulli is the only daughter in her family, as she has 2 older and 1 younger brother. Her mother enrolled her in an acting school when she was little.

Sulli’s first trip to Seoul was in the 6th grade, in 2005, Sulli acted professionally as Little Princess Sunhwa in SBS drama The Ballad of Seo Dong and a little later she made a cameo in another SBS drama, Love Needs a Miracle.

She then decides to become a singer, and follows her dream to an audition for SM Entertainment where she sang the song of S.E.S, ‘Friend after her audition, she became a trainee at SM Entertainment and in 2005, in the 5th grade, she moved a dorm room with Taeyeon and Tiffanyfrom Girls’ Generation she continued to share a dormitory until the debut of Girls’ Generation in 2007.

Attended Jungbu Elementary School (중부초등학교) and then attended Chungdam Middle School (청담중학교) she was previously attending Seoul Performing Arts High School with Suzy from miss A focusing on acting.

Debut and Separation.

When Sulli was in the fourth grade, she was accepted into SM Entertainment through S.M. Audition Casting System on September 5, 2009, she debuted as an official member of the agency’s new girl group, F (x) with the first single ‘La Cha Ta’.

In the midst of the promotions of her third album ‘Red Light’. sulli abruptly took a break from the entertainment industry due to the fact that it was physically and mentally exhausted from negative comments and false rumors her hiatus was officially announced on July 24, 2014.

In August 2015, (one year after her hiatus) SM Entertainment announcement that Sulli would be leaving F (x).


Sulli became a professional actress at the age of 11, when she was selected to play the Little Princess Sunhwa a few months later, she made a cameo in the SBS drama The Ballad of Seo-dong Love Needs a Miracle in 2006, she made a small supporting appearance as JYJ’s love interest, Micky, in a holiday theatrical drama. she later landed a minor role in Punch Lady and The Flower Girl is Here (2007) and also in BABO (2008).

On April 26, 2012, Sulli and member of SHINee, Choi Min Ho have been confirmed to play the lead roles in the new drama of SM Entertainment, To The Beautiful You the Korean version of Hana Kimi the drama was to be directed by the director of the famous drama Boys Over Flowers jun Ki Sang and will air on August 15 on SBS.

In August 2014, she appeared in the adventure film The Pirates together with Son Ye Jiny Kim Nam Nam Gilshe played a character named Heuk Myo, a young girl who became a pirate after being saved by the captain. Later, she played the lead role in the sitcom Fashion King based on the webtoon series of the same name, along with Joo Wony Kim Sung Oh.

In 2016, Sulli participated in the film Real together with Kim Soo Hyunshe played the role of a rehabilitation therapist. It had been reported that Sulli would complete the bed scenes in the film without a stunt double.

On November 1, 2016, it was announced that Sulli may be featured in the mystery movie Burning together with Kang Dong Wony Yoo Ah Indirected by award-winning director Lee Chang Dong. Although SM reported that Sulli’s participation in the film had not been confirmed and that Sulli had only had a meeting with the director. Shortly after, on November 26, 2016, the same director confirmed that the film had been canceled, it was later confirmed that the film was not canceled, but its production was delayed so Sulli’s casting was not confirmed.


On October 14, 2019 at 3:20 PM Sulli’s manager called an ambulance, when the ambulance arrived at the scene of Sulli’s residence in Seongnam’s Shimgok-dong at 3:29 PM the paramedics found that she had already passed away several hours earlier. The cause of her death is a matter of police investigation, the family members requested an autopsy to clarify the causes of her death and SM Entertainment asked to avoid false speculation from journalists and netizens, furthermore the rest of the statement says: “We are sorry to have to deliver such sad and regrettable news. Sulli has left us. We cannot believe the current situation and we are struck with grief. “.

Sulli (F(x)) Collaborations

  • DEAN – Dayfly (feat. Sulli, Rad Museum) (2018).

Sulli (F(x)) Drama

  • Hotel del Luna (tvN, 2019) Special Appearance
  • To the Beautiful You (SBS, 2012)
  • Welcome to the Show (SBS, 2011)
  • Oh! My Lady (SBS, 2010) cameo
  • Drama City (2007)
  • Vacation (2006)
  • Ballad Of Suh Dong (SBS, 2005)

Sulli (F(x)) Films

  • Person 2 (2020)
  • Real (2017)
  • Fashion King (2014)
  • The Pirates (2014)
  • I AM (2012)
  • SMTOWN Live in Tokyo Special Edition (2012)
  • A Turtle’s Tale: Sammy’s Adventures (2010, Korean version with Dae Sung)
  • BA:BO (2008)
  • Punch Lady (2007)

Sulli (F(x)) TV Programs

  • Night of Malicious Comments (JTBC2, 2019)
  • Running Manep: 55-75-129-153-154
  • happy together (TV Show)ep: 183
  • Welcome to the Show (SBS, 2011)
  • Inkigayo (SBS, 2010 as MC)

Reality Shows

  • Jinri Market (2018)


  • 2012 SBS Drama Awards: New Star Award (To the Beautiful You)

Sulli (F(x)) Advertisement

  • LUCKY CHOUETTE (2018, clothing)
  • VEDI VERO (2018, glasses)
  • Dior (2017, photoshoot for a magazine).
  • Estee Lauder (2016-2018)
  • Thursday Island (2016, clothing)
  • SKII (2016, model in three photoshoots in magazine)
  • Swarovski (2016, White Day Collection, photoshoot in magazine)
  • SKT LTE (2013, together with Yonna from Girls’ Generation, Choi Minho and EXO)
  • Jardin Cafe Real (2013)
  • Etude House (2013, besides Shinne and Krystal)
  • Auction BTS (2012, together with Shin Won Ho from Cross Gene)
  • Good Downloader Campaign (2012)
  • Nana’s B (2011, with Shinee)
  • Smoothie King (2011, besides Victoria)
  • LG Electronics Optimus Z (2010, besides Krystal)
  • Sony Cyber Shot (2010)

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