Yeri (Singer) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Yeri Quick Info
Height5 ft 2 in
Weight45 kg
Date of BirthMarch 5, 1999
Zodiac SignPisces
BoyfriendUnknown

Yeri is a South Korean singer famous for being a member of the K-Pop band, Red Velvet. She was cast by SM Entertainment in 2011 and was the last member to join the band in March 2015. Before her debut as a member of Red Velvet, she starred in its debut song Happiness. She has done endorsement work for numerous brands like Lotte Pepero and Baskin-Robbins.

Born Name

Kim Ye-rim

Nick Name

Squirtle, Yeri

Yeri at a fansign at IFC Mall in March 2016
Yeri at a fan sign at IFC Mall in March 2016 (147 Company / 147company.com / CC BY-4.0)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Seoul, South Korea

Nationality

South Korean

Education

Yeri attended Hanlim Multi Art School and graduated in February 2018.

Occupation

Singer

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Yoo Rim (Younger Sister), Ye Eun (Younger Sister), and Chae Eun (Younger Sister)

Manager

Yeri is represented and managed by SM Entertainment.

Genre

K-pop, Electropop, R&B

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

SM Entertainment

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm

Weight

45 kg or 99 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Yeri was involved in a dating rumor with NCT‘s Tae-yongBut, nothing was officially said regarding the rumor.

She had said on various occasions that she is a big fan of actor Jo In-sung and would date someone who is like him and also someone who has a similar personality to hers.

Yeri at Gaon Chart K-pop Awards red carpet in February 2016
Yeri at Gaon Chart K-pop Awards red carpet in February 2016 (SHAQ Photo / Tistory / CC BY-4.0)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Hair Color

Black (Natural)

She often tends to dye her hair ‘blonde’, ‘red’, or ‘dark brown’.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Innocent appearing features

Brand Endorsements

With her girl group, Red Velvet, Yeri has endorsed –

  • Lotte Pepero (2014)
  • Baskin-Robbins (2015)
  • Meters/bonwe (China) in 2015
  • BLACK Martine SITBON (2015)
  • The Saem (2016)
  • Toreore Chicken (2016)
  • STARCON (2016)
  • NCSOFT Mobile Game ‘Lineage Red Knights’ (2017)
  • NCSOFT Mobile Game ‘Pro Baseball H2’ (2017)
  • The Shilla Duty-Free (2017)
  • Etude House (2018)
  • Mobile Game ‘Eternal Light’ (2018)

Yeri has also endorsed Skechers in 2017 along with her bandmates Wendy, Seulgi, and Joy.

She has also collaborated for the endorsements of –

  • Red Cross Youth – Honorary Ambassador (2016)
  • Rosemont Jewelry (2016)
  • King Sejong Institute – Goodwill Ambassador (2017)
  • Swarovski ‘Rookie’ (2017)
  • Columbia x Sorel ‘Peek-a-boo’ (2017)
  • Gyeonggi Provincial Office of Education – Public Ambassador (2018)

Religion

Her religious beliefs aren’t known publicly.

Yeri at Friendship Super Show in October 2017
Yeri at Friendship Super Show in October 2017 (HD Pics / Tistory / CC BY-4.0)

Best Known For

Being the lead rapper, dancer, vocalist, maknae of the girl band, Red Velvet

First Album

Her first studio album, The Red, was released on September 9, 2015, with her band, Red Velvet.

First Film

Yeri hasn’t made her theatrical film debut yet.

First TV Show

Yeri made her TV show debut in 2013 on the show, Running Man.

Personal Trainer

Yeri focuses on healthy foods and even when she indulges in her favorite meals, she just balances it out by working out.

Yeri Favorite Things

  • Food – Tuna kimchi fried rice and bread
  • Ice-Cream Flavors – Strawberry and Chocolate
  • Number – 17
  • Color – Pink
  • Singer – Ariana Grande
Source – KProfiles.com
Yeri at Incheon Airport in August 2017
Yeri at Incheon Airport in August 2017 (SHAQ Photo / Tistory / CC BY-4.0)

Yeri Facts

  1. She has trained with SM Entertainment for about 4 years.
  2. She shares a close bond with the Korean actress Kim Sae-ron and has described Kim as her soulmate.
  3. Yeri hosted MBC’s music program, Show! Music Core in 2015.
  4. She only had 5% attendance when she graduated from Hanlim Multi Art School.
  5. Although she is the shortest member of the group, she hadn’t worn heels until the filming of Red Velvet’s “Automatic” MV.
  6. She likes Hello Kitty.
  7. Yeri got her nickname, Squirtle, due to her resemblance to the character.
  8. Visit Red Velvet’s official website @ redvelvet.smtown.com.
  9. She isn’t individually present on any social media platform, but you can follow her band on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and YouTube.

Featured Image by SHAQ Photo / Tistory / CC BY-4.0

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