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Park Gyu-ri (Kara) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Park Gyu-ri Quick Info
Height 5 ft 3 in
Weight 55 kg
Date of Birth May 21, 1988
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Eye Color Dark Brown

Park Gyu-ri is a South Korean singer, actress, and radio personality who attained huge popularity as the leader of the girl group, Kara (2007-2016; 2022-Present). Additionally, the ever-changing line-up of the group has also included members such as Seungyeon, Jiyoung, Sunghee, Youngji, Hara, and Nicole.

Born Name

Park Gyu-ri

Nick Name


Park Gyu-ri as seen in June 2019
Park Gyu-ri as seen in June 2019 (News Insta / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Seoul, South Korea


South Korean



Gyuri received her primary education from Anyang Arts High School. Furthermore, she earned a bachelor’s degree in media arts and entertainment from Dongduk Women’s University.


Singer, Actress, Radio Personality


  • Mother – She worked as a voice actress.


She has been represented by –

  • Creative Kkot
  • Motion Media
  • TheCNT Global


K-pop, J-pop, R&B, Synthpop, Disco, Electropop


Vocals, Piano


  • DSP Media
  • Universal Sigma
  • EMI Music Japan
  • Rainbow Bridge World




5 ft 3 in or 160 cm


55 kg or 121 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Park has dated –

  1. Song Ja Ho (2019-2021) – In 2019, she began a romantic relationship with an art curator named Song Ja Ho. Their relationship lasted for nearly 2 years and ended sometime in 2021.
Park Gyu-ri as seen with other members of Kara at the Mnet Asian Music Awards in 2019
Park Gyu-ri as seen with other members of Kara at the Mnet Asian Music Awards in 2019 (Kiyoung Kim / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color


However, she frequently dyes her hair in a multitude of colors.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Slender nose

Brand Endorsements

Park Gyu-ri has endorsed brands like –

  • Pizza Etang
  • 7th Ulju Mountain Film Festival (2022)
  • Nature Republic
  • Family Mart
Park Gyu-ri (extreme right) as seen performing with her bandmates from Kara in 2022
Park Gyu-ri (extreme right) as seen performing with her bandmates from Kara in 2022 (Studio Flo / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

Park Gyu-ri Facts

  1. She was the one to select the band’s name ‘Kara’ as the word means ‘Joy’ in Greek.
  2. Park is the oldest member of the group and hence, is the leader of Kara.
  3. She can speak multiple languages such as Korean, Japanese, and English.
  4. Gyu-ri has described her ideal type in a man as someone similar to the famous actor, Jung Jae-young.
  5. She has cited Lee Hyori and Jeon Do-yeon as her role models.
  6. She and Seungyeon are the original and longest members of Kara.
  7. Gyu-ri was inspired to become a singer after watching artists like Lee Hyori, Uhm Jung-hwa, and Madonna.
  8. She has candidly spoken about experiencing depression and dealing with suicidal thoughts following the death of former group member Hara by suicide in November 2019.
  9. Her MBTI personality type is ESTJ.
  10. Gyu-ri has dubbed for movies such as Alpha and Omega (2011), Kara The Animation (2013), Poinie’s Poin, etc.
  11. One of her life’s goals is to appear on the variety show called Running Man with her fellow members from Kara.
  12. If she were a man, Gyu-ri would have liked to date fellow group member Jiyoung.
  13. She is petrified of heights.
  14. She worked as a radio DJ on ShimShimTaPa, a talk show on MBC, from May 5, 2010, until October 2, 2011.
  15. After achieving great success as a member of Kara, Park Gyu-ri along with Goo Hara and Seungyeon chose not to renew their contracts with DSP Media in January 2016. Thus, effectively ending the group after nearly 10 years.
  16. At 5 feet and 3 inches, she is the shortest member of Kara along with Seungyeon.

Featured Image by News Insta / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0

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