Goo Ha ra


Goo Hara(born on January 13, 1991) is a South Korean idol singer and actress . She is best known for being a member of pop girl group Kara and for protraying Choi Da-hye, the president's daughter, on City Hunter in 2011.

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  • by TaekYon.Kim  -  December 26, 2018 03:35 AM

    Goo Hara recently held a fan meeting in Japan.

    Goo Hara , who had been involved in the controversy with his ex-boyfriend, confessed his sadness through the Japanese fan meeting. In addition, they expressed their willingness to work in both countries. Many Japanese media, including Oricon News, reported that Goo Hara attended …

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  • by HyonJoo.Kim  -  October 22, 2018 03:31 PM

    Arrest Warrant Requested For Goo Hara’s Ex-Boyfriend Choi Jong Bum

    An arrest warrant for Goo Hara’s ex-boyfriend Choi Jong Bum was requested. On October 22, Gangnam Police Station stated, “We requested an arrest warrant for Choi Jong Bum to the prosecutor’s office on October 19, for blackmail and injury charges. The prosecutor’s offi…

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 Goo Ha ra's Biography

Goo Hara was born on January 13, 1991, in Gwangju , South Korea . Before debuting, she participated in the SM 's youth appearance tournament in 2005. In 2007, she auditioned for JYP , however, she lost the runoff.

She was also an online shopping mall model, having been scouted after her photos were uploaded onto DSP's homepage. Thus, Goo Hara became a member of Kara . Currently, she is attending at Sungshin Women's University .

On January 5, 2010, during an appearance at SBS' Strong Heart she admitted to getting minor cosmetic and dental surgery on her face. She confessed to receiving one filler injection on her nose and had her teeth fixed but she stated that her eyes have always remained untouched.

On June 28, 2011, Cube Entertainment announced that Hara and Yong Jun Hyung from Beast are in a relationship. DSP Media also announced; “They do have good feelings towards one another, but they’re still getting to know each other."

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 Goo Ha ra's Career


Kara debuted on March 29, 2007. In 2008, however, a member, Kim Sunghee, left the group. DSP Entertainment replaced her with two new members, Goo Hara and Kang Jiyoung , and Kara made a comeback with Rock U , which changed their image from "Hip-hop" to "cute and playful".

On December 4, 2008, Kara started their comeback on M! Countdown with " Pretty Girl ".In February 2009, Kara released their second mini-album " Honey ". "Honey" became the group's first #1 single when it topped theM! Countdownand The Music Trend .

In late July 2009, Kara revealed their second album named " Revolution ".Due to the popularity of their songs Wanna and Mister, Kara's overall popularity increased. Kara started promotions with their third mini-album " Lupin " in February 2010.

In August 2010, Kara officially debut in Japan with "Mister". After their successful debut in Japan, Kara released their fourth mini-album Jumping in November 2010.

On January 19, 2011, it was announced that she would be terminating her contract with DSP Entertainment along with three other members of Kara; a lawsuit was filed on their behalf. Later that day, it was announced that Goo Hara would discontinue her involvement with the suit and has rejoined the company,as she apparently was not fully aware of the lawsuit's details.

Solo activities

In late 2008, she appeared along with the other Kara members in an episode of MBC sitcomThat Person is Coming, having the most prominent role as a female gang leader.

In October 2009, she became a cast member in KBS 2TV reality showInvincible Youth(청춘불패).On 14 March 2011, it was also announced that Goo would make her acting debut in SBS " City Hunter ", after filming a Japanese sitcom "Urakara".She starred as Choi Da-hye, the daughter of South Korea's president.

She has recorded a song titled "Secret Love" which she performed during Kara's first concert tour,Karasia.

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 Goo Ha ra's Filmography

M.NetStrange Casting- Season 2
  • November 21, 2008 – January 25, 2009
KBSInvincible Youth
  • October 23, 2009 – December 24, 2010
MBCSunday Sunday Night
  • December 6, 2009 – January 10, 2010
SBSRunning Man
  • Guest: Ep 2,3 & 49
SBSCity Hunter
  • May 25, 2011 – July 28, 2011
KBSInvincible Youth Season 2
  • Guest: Episode 29

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 Goo Ha ra's Awards

2010 KBS Entertainment Awards: Best Female MC Award Invincible YouthWon
2011 5th Mnet 20's Choice Award: Hot Campus Girl N/AWon
SBS Drama Awards: New Star Award City HunterWon

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 Goo Ha ra's References

  1. "구하라 가수, 탤런트" (in Korean). Naver Profiles. 27 July 2011. Retrieved 7 August 2011. 
  2. (Korean) 스타의 모든 것 - 구하라
  3. (Korean) 나 대학 갈래요! 갔어요! 내년에…
  5. "KARA’s Hara & B2ST’s Junhyung confirmed to be in a relationship!". June 28, 2011. Retrieved June 28, 2011. 
  6. (Korean) Kim, HyunKoo. 카라 4일 새 미니앨범 발표 ‘2개월 만에 컴백’ (Kara's New Album on the 4th, "Second Comeback in Two Months"). Newsen/ December 2, 2008. Retrieved December 2, 2008.
  7. (Korean) 카라 “소녀시대 게 섯거라” 데뷔 2년만에 TV 첫 1위 눈물 울먹울먹. March 9, 2009. Retrieved March 9, 2009.
  8. (Korean) 걸그룹 대란속 ‘조용한’ 카라 뭐할까 “업그레이드 카라 온다” (What is "silent" Kara doing during the girl group uproar - "An Upgraded Kara is coming."). Newsen. June 16, 2009. Retrieved July 20, 2009.
  9. (Korean) 카라, '루팡'-비상구 춤으로 컴백!
  10. (English) Lee, Woo-young. KARA member Gu Ha-ra withdraws contract termination. The Korea Herald. January 19, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2011.
  11. (Korean) Kim, Seong-han. [단독] 구하라 "카라 지키겠다" 잔류 선언… 소송서 빠지겠다 주장 (Goo Hara: "I Will Protect Kara", Declares to Remain). Naver News/Hankook Ilbo. January 19, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2011.
  12. (Korean) KBS '청춘불패', '아이돌 7공주'의 좌충우돌 시골생활 정착기
  13. (Korean) '맏언니 박규리, 구하라 연기자 데뷔 지원사격 ‘시티헌터 OST 부른다’

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