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Ri Sol-ju Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Ri Sol-ju Quick Info
Height 5 ft 5 in
Weight 52 kg
Year of Birth c. 1985–1989
Nationality  North Korean
Spouse Kim Jong-un

Ri Sol-ju is the First Lady of North Korea and the wife of Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un.

Born Name

Ri Sol-ju

Nick Name


Ri Sol-ju as seen in a picture that was taken during the 2018 inter-Korean summit
Ri Sol-ju as seen in a picture that was taken during the 2018 inter-Korean summit (Blue House (Republic of Korea))


Ri Sol-ju was born in c. 1985-1989.

Born Place

North Korea


North Korea


North Korean



Sol-ju attended Geumsung 2 Middle School in Pyongyang and studied abroad in China, majoring in vocal music. She was reported to have been studying at Kim Il-sung University, pursuing a Ph.D. in science in 2012.


First Lady of North Korea


  • Others – Ri Pyong-chol (Relative) (Former general of the Korean People’s Army Air and Anti-Air Force), Kim Jong-il (Father-In-Law) (Politician, Second supreme leader of North Korea from 1994 to 2011)




5 ft 5 in or 165 cm


52 kg or 114.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Ri Sol-ju has been romantically linked to –

  1. Kim Jong-un (2009-Present) – On July 25, 2012, it was reported that Kim had married Ri Sol-ju although she had been accompanying him even before that announcement. Further, it was reported that Kim’s father had their marriage arranged in a hurry after he suffered from a stroke in 2008. They tied the knot in 2009 and the couple became proud parents to a child in 2010. The child was reported to be a daughter named Kim Ju-ae. As per South Korea’s National Intelligence Service, the couple has a total of 3 children including Ju-ae. Kim introduced Ri as his wife for the first time in the Moranbong Band concert in July 2012 which was a never-before done move in North Korea. Kim’s daughter was seen for the first time in public in November 2022 during North Korea’s ballistic missile test. In February 2023, Ri Sol-ju was seen wearing a necklace with a pendant in the shape of an intercontinental ballistic missile before a military parade at the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Korean People’s Army in Pyongyang.

Race / Ethnicity


She has Korean ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Pale white skin tone
  • Raised eyebrows

Ri Sol-ju Facts

  1. She is said to have been raised in a political elite family.
  2. Her mother is reportedly the head of a gynecology ward, whereas, her father is said to be a professor.
  3. It was reported that Sol-ju had visited South Korea in 2005, as she at the time was a member of the North Korean cheerleading team during the Asian Athletics Championships.
  4. She is a talented singer and has performed overseas on a number of occasions including with the Unhasu Orchestra.

Featured Image By Blue House (Republic of Korea)

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