Kwon Yuri (born December 5, 1989) also known by her given name Yuri, is a South Korean singer, actress, model, dancer. She is a member of South Korean girl group, Girls' Generation, created by SM Entertainment.
Kwon Yuri was born in Goyang, 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. Yuri is 5'6 and an average weight of 117 lbs.
She graduated from NeungGok High School in 2008 and is currently attending at Chung-Ang University along with fellow group member, Sooyoung and Seungri of Big Bang.
She also had a small role in a television segment, The King's Boyfriend, which was part of the 2005–2006 KMTV Super Junior documentary, Super Junior Show. Yuri also played a part in the KBS sitcom Unstoppable Marriage (못말리는 결혼), alongside Sooyoung. She and Sooyoung sang the OST for the drama Working Mom entitled Must!.
Yuri co-hosted the Korean music program Show! Music Core of MBC with another Girls' Generation member, Tiffany, leaving after a farewell on July 31, 2010 to focus on their Japan debut.
At the end of 2009, she cast for KBS2 reality show Invincible Youth (청춘불패) with her fellow member, Sunny. Because of Girls' Generation's international promotions, Yuri left the show along with Sunny and Hyuna of 4minute on June 2010.
She also has an advertisement with Daniel Henney for Biotherm. Later, on April 2010, she participated in another commercial for Biotherm with Tiffany and Sooyoung.
In April 2010, she had a commercial for Everland's water park Caribbean Bay with fellow members Seohyun and Yoona, 2PM members Nichkhun, Taecyeon and Chansung.
On December 25, 2010, she was also a host MC for Christmas Show! Music Core with group mate Tiffany. Yuri was an MC for the 2010 MBC Gayo Daejeon Show which was held on December 31 at the MBC Dream Center with Tiffany & actor Ryu Shi-won. She was also the MC for the 20th Seoul Music Awards which was held on January 20, 2011. She was also the MC for the 50th Anniversary Music Wave Concert which was held on March 12, 2011 together with Tiffany & Nichkhun. Sumber : Wikipedia