|Ri Sol-ju Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 5 in|
|Year of Birth||c. 1985–1989|
Ri Sol-ju is the First Lady of North Korea and the wife of Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un.
Ri Sol-ju was born in c. 1985-1989.
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 –
- 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.
- Pale white skin tone
- Raised eyebrows
Ri Sol-ju Facts
- She is said to have been raised in a political elite family.
- Her mother is reportedly the head of a gynecology ward, whereas, her father is said to be a professor.
- 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.
- 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)