Jo Yu-ri Wiki, Height, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Jo Yu-ri

Jo Yu-ri is a South Korean singer and actress. She is a former member of the South Korean–Japanese girl group Iz*One. In 2023, she was announced to appear in the second season of the popular Netflix South Korean survival drama series ‘Squid Game.’


Jo Yu-ri was born on Monday, 22 October 2001 (age 21 years; as of 2022) in Munhyeon-dong, Nam-gu, Busan, South Korea. Her zodiac sign is Libra. She attended Busan Moohyun Elementary School in South Korea. Later, she studied at Haeyeon Middle School in Busan.

A childhood image of Jo Yu-ri

A childhood image of Jo Yu-ri

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 4″

Weight (approx.): 45 kg

Hair Colour: Brown (dyed)

Eye Colour: Black

Body Measurements (approx.): 28-26-28

Jo Yu-ri


Parents & Siblings

She has a brother and a younger sister named Jo Yun-hee.

Jo Yu-ri's father

Jo Yu-ri’s father


She is unmarried.


Autograph of Jo Yu-ri




Yuri participated in the reality TV show ‘Idol School’ on 17 July 2017; however, she was eliminated in episode 10 and ranked 15th in the show due to which she couldn’t debut with the winning group, Fromis_9.


On 11 May 2018, she took part as a contestant in Mnet’s reality show titled ‘Produce 48’ and secured the 3rd position. Being among the twelve successful contestants, she became a member of the newly created girl group called Iz*One.


On 29 October 2018, she debuted as a singer along with eleven other members and released an extended play titled ‘Color*Iz.’

Poster of the 2018 album 'Color Iz'

In 2020, the group released their first and only Korean studio album titled ‘Bloom*Iz.’ In the same year, the group released their first and only Japanese studio album titled ‘Twelve.’ On 29 April 2021, the group disbanded after the expiration of their contract.


OST of TV Shows

In June 2021, she lent her voice to the song ‘Story of Us’ from the South Korean TV series ‘Monthly Magazine Home.’ She has sung many songs for various South Korean TV shows including ‘Do You Like Brahms?’ (2020), ‘Monthly Magazine Home’ (2021), ‘The Law Cafe’ (2022), and ‘The Fabulous’ (2022).


In October 2021, she released her debut solo album titled ‘Glassy.’

Poster of the 2021 album 'Glassy'

Poster of the 2021 album ‘Glassy’

On 2 June 2022, she released her first EP titled ‘Op.22 Y-Waltz: in Major’ with the song ‘Love Shhh!’ as the lead single. In October 2022, she released her second single album titled ‘Op.22 Y-Waltz: in Minor.’

Composer & Lyricist

In 2020, she composed and wrote the lyrics to the song ‘Someday’ from the album ‘Bloom*Iz.’ In 2022, she composed and wrote the song ‘Opening’ from her EP ‘Op.22 Y-Waltz: in Major.’


Web Series

In 2022, she made her acting debut with Naver TV’s Korean drama mini-series ‘Mimicus’ in which she played the role of Oh Ro-shi. In the same year, she made a special appearance as Sieun on the web series ‘Work Later, Drink Now.’



  • 2018: Best New Female Artist Award at the Mnet Asian Music Awards
  • 2019: Best New Artist Award at the 28th Seoul Music Awards
  • 2021: Bonsang Award at the 30th High 1 Seoul Music Awards

    Iz One receiving award at the 30th High 1 Seoul Music Awards

    Iz One receiving an award at the 30th High 1 Seoul Music Awards

  • 2022: Hot Icon Award at the Mnet Japan Fan’s Choice Awards
  • 2023: Actress-Idol to Lead 2023 at the Award Korea First Brand Awards


  • Singer(s): IU, Taeyeon
  • Film Series: Harry Potter
  • Food: Multteok
  • Ice cream Flavour: Cotton candy
  • Season: Winter
  • Colour: Baby Pink


  • Jo Yu-ri is often referred to as Jjoyul and Hamster yul. [1]Reddit
  • She is an animal lover and has a pet dog named Gamja and a cat named Yona.

    Jo Yu-ri with her cat

    Jo Yu-ri with her cat

  • According to Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), her personality type is INTJ (Introverted, Intuitive, Thinking, and Judging). [3]YouTube – Dive Studios
  • In her leisure time, she likes to watch horror films.
  • She can play piano, guitar, and drums.
  • She follows a non-vegetarian diet.

    Jo Yu-ri having a non-vegetarian meal

    Jo Yu-ri having a non-vegetarian meal


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