Park Gyu-ri

박규리 / Park Kyu Ri (Bak Gyu Ri)

Park Gyu-ri(born May 21, 1988 in Seoul ) is a South Korean singer , actress and radio personality known for being a member and leader of girl group Kara .

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 Park Gyu-ri's Biography

chara( χαρά , lit. "joy"), which was interpreted to mean "sweet melody".

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 Park Gyu-ri's Career

Kara (2007–Present)[edit]

Kara debuted on March 29, 2007 with "Break It" onM! Countdownas a four-member group. Gyu-ri was one of the four along with Nicole Jung , Han Seungyeon , and Kim Sunghee. Kara was often compared to Fin.K.L because of their concept and the fact that they are both from the same company ( DSP Media ). Sunghee left the group in March 2008 due to parental pressure, just when Kara intended to make their comeback. Sunghee failed her college exams and left the group. On July 24, 2008, Kara came back with two new members, Goo Ha-ra and Kang Jiyoung . Their new concept was "cute" and "playful".

with " Pretty Girl ". In February 2009, Kara released their second mini-album " Honey ". "Honey" became the group's first number 1 single when it topped the charts onM! CountdownandThe Music Trend.

.Due to the popularity of the songs " Wanna " and "Mister", Kara's overall popularity increased. Originally having auditioned as a rapper, Gyu-ri rapped for the first time in the song "Mabeob" ( Korean :마법,"Magic") with Nicole.

.The album was a success, and won first place on the KBSMusic BankK-Chart on March 12, March 19, and March 26.

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

By the end of 2011, the album has sold over 100,000 copies in South Korea.

By the end of September 2012, the mini-album had sold over 70,000 copies.

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 Park Gyu-ri's Solo Activities

, Gyu-ri was appointed as a permanent guest.She was supposed to have her own segment on the show, but the producers did not follow through.

She featured in a duet titled "Day After" with Hong Kyung Min on his tenth albumSpecial Edition, released on February 4, 2010.

after Kim Shinyoung left. Their first broadcast aired on May 6, 2010.[citation needed]On September 26, 2011, Park announced that she would no longer DJ the show due to her busy schedule.Her last broadcast was on October 2, 2011.

, released in February 2011.

,and she played a woman who works undercover as a man at the titular nail salon.

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 Park Gyu-ri's Musical theater

On October 12, DSP Media revealed that KARA‘s Park Gyu-ri's achieved smashing success with her first musical performance of '200 Pound Beauty'! From the October 8–10, Park kicked off the musical as the leading female, selling out all three performances in Osaka. Audience members of all ages, from teens to the elderly, filled the hall and responded enthusiastically to the show, requesting for an encore after it was all over.

significantly higher in male audience members than average.

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 Park Gyu-ri's Show host

Park has been offered various hosting jobs in Japan. She co-hosted the 26th Golden Disc Awards in Osaka with Super Junior 's Leeteuk. She also co-hosted "Korean, Japanese Fashion Event KISS" with the famous Japanese model Uri Ebihara. The Golden Disk Awards is a major music awards event in South Korea. Each year, idols of various K-pop groups are chosen to host this important event.

In Hallyu events she hosted the "Music Bank in Tokyo K-Pop Festival" on July 13, 2011 and "Seoul-Tokyo Music Festival 2011" on November 9.

Elegance, refinement and professionalism are the hallmarks of Gyu-ri, when it comes to conducting an event brands. This is true not only for awards, but also in variety and entertainment programs. Her most recent work was in the programThe Show, alongside Seungyeon as MC.

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 Park Gyu-ri's Personal life

Vocal cord surgery[edit]

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 Park Gyu-ri's Discography

Soundtrack appearances and solo performances[]

YearAlbumSongDurationNotes
2010 MBCMusic Travel LaLaLa Live Vol. 7 "Gil (Road)" 04:00 No Brainfeat. Gyuri,SeungYeon&Nicole
MBCMusic Travel LaLaLa Live Vol. 11 "Bingeul Bingeul" (빙글빙글) 03:55 No Brainfeat. Gyuri &KARA
Hong Kyung Min Vol. 10 – Special Edition "Day After" (일 후) 03:21 Duet withHong Kyung Min
N/A "If U Cannot" 03:43 Park Jung-minfeat. Gyuri
G20 Seoul Summit 2010 Project Album "Let's Go" 03:34 WithChangmin,Jun. K,Bumkey,Gayoon,Kahi, ANNA,JunHyung,G.NA,Luna,

LaLaSeohyun,IU,G.O,Min,JaeKyung,JongHyun,Jieun,Seo In-guk,Son Dam-biandSungmin

DaemulOST "My Love" (내 사랑) 04:23 Duet withKang Jiyoung
2011200 Pounds BeautyOST "Maria" 03:21 Solo
"Beautiful Girl" 01:55 Solo
City HunterOST "Look Only At You" (그대만 봐요) 04:13 Solo
Love Is ElsewhereOST "Indecisive" (갈팡질팡) 03:36 Duet with Cho Hyun Young (Rainbow)
2012 Tasty LifeOST "I Love You More Than The Soul" (영혼보다 사랑해) 03:48 Solo
Kara Collection "Daydream" (백일몽) 03:50 Solo
The Great SeerOST "Breaking Fate" (운명을 깨고) 03:59 Solo
Kara Solo Collection "Daydream" (Japanese ver.) 03:50 Solo
2013 Nail Shop Paris OST "I Will Wait For You" (기다릴 거에요) 03:46 Solo
Galileo 2OST "Kiss" 04:14 Solo
"The Most Loved" 05:46 Solo
N/A "Anata Ga Iru Kara" 04:22 Solo live
2014 Inspiring GenerationOST "Dream A Little Dream Of Me" (내 작은 꿈을 꿈) 02:55 Mama Cass's Song Cover of OST
N/A "Rolling In The Deep" 03:50 Solo Live
Secret LoveOST "First Love" (첫사랑) 03:30Duet withSeungYeon
Blade ManOST "Hello" 03:02
W Foundation Campaign "Talk About Love" 04:56 With Various Artists
N/A "Goodbye Days" 04:32 Duet withSeungYeon
N/A "Hush Hush; Hush Hush" 04:31 Solo
2015In Love "Peek-A-Boo" 03:18 Duet withHeo YoungJi
"Dreamlover" 03:29 Duet withHan SeungYeon
The Little Prince6th Single "The Little Prince" 03:34Gyuri xFrom the Airport
"Return" 03:24
One Dream One Korea Project "One Dream One Korea" 04:56 Gyuri,Byun Baekhyun,Aileeand more
N/A "Sakura" 05:35 Solo
N/A "Endless Rain" 06:35 Solo
2016 Two Rooms, Two Nights OST "Spring Now" 03:36 Song of her first film

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 Park Gyu-ri's Positions

TitleYearPeak positionsSalesAlbum
2010 Big Thing OST
)2011 73
  • ( DL )
City Hunter OST Special
)
(with Cho Hyun Young)
Love Is Elsewhere OST
(I Love You More Than The Soul)2012 Tasty Life OST Part 2
"Daydream" 163 Kara Solo Collection
) The Great Seer OST Part 1
) 2013 Nail Shop Paris OST Part 1
2014 Blade Man OST
)
(with From The Airport )
2015 Non-album song
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

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 Park Gyu-ri's Filmography

Film[]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2011 Alpha and Omega Kate
2013 KARAThe Animation Herself Japanese dubbed version

Movie[]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2016 Two Rooms, Two Nights Mi-Na Her first Movie

Television drama[]

YearTitleNetworkNotes
1995 Today is a Nice Day MBC As Soomi, the girlfriend ofKang Ho-dong's brother
2001 - 2002 Ladies of the Palace SBS As the teenage version ofKim Jung-eun
2008 The Person Is ComingMBC Gang of school girls, along withGoo Ha-ra,Jung NicoleandKang Jiyoung
2009 Hero cameo
2011 URAKARA TV Tokyo Gyu-ri
2012 Reckless FamilyMBC Herself
What's Mom Herself
2013 Nail Shop Paris Hong Yuh Joo
2014 Secret Love DRAMAcube Park Sun Woo
2016 Jang Yeong-sil KBS1 Joo Bu-ryeong

Variety/Reality shows[]

YearTitleNetworkNotes
2009 - 2010 Sunday Sunday Night’s “Parody Theater” MBC Go Eung-chan (The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince)
Star Golden Bell KBS Permanent Guest
Strong Heart (TV series)SBS Episode 4, 5, 13, 14, 51, 52, 100, 101
2010 Good Time 230 withShindong
2011 100 Points Out of 100 Points (Oh! My School)KBS Episode 10
Secret Episode 17 - 18
Lulu Lala MBC December 11, 2011 – February 19, 2012
2012 Running Man SBS Episode 93 (Survival Race) - 94 (Wedding Race)
Jewellery House MBC MC
2013 - 2014 The Show SBS MTV MCwithSeungYeon
2014 SNS Expedition SBS WithJeong Jinwoon,Oh Sang-jin,Oh Man-seok,Seo Hyun-jinandKim Min-joon
Weekly Idol MBC Guest with KARA
Utchasa SBS Guest withHeo Youngji
First Day Of Work tvN Guest
Yoo Jae Suk's I Am A Man KBS Guest with KARA

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 Park Gyu-ri's Other works

Award shows hosting[edit]

YearTitleNetworkRole
2012 26th Golden Disk Awards KBS Host with Leeteuk , Hongki and Suzy

Events shows hosting[edit]

YearTitleNetworkRole
2011 " Music Bank World Tour " in Tokyo KBS Host
Seoul - Tokyo Music Festival SBS Host
2012 " Korean , Japanese Fashion Event KISS Host
2013 "Yang Yang K-Pop Festival" MTV Host
"SGC Super Live 2013" N.SONIC Host

Musical theatre[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2011 200 Pounds Beauty Jenny Protagonist

Radio shows[edit]

DateNameNote
September 23, 2009 – April 14, 2010 Super Junior's Kiss the Radio(Sukira) Fixed guest DJ with Kang Jiyoung
May, 2009 – August, 2009 Donggo Dongrak Radio Collaboration
January, 2009 Starry Night Radio Collaboration
May 5, 2010 – October 3, 2011 MBC "Stop the Boring Time" (ShimShimTaPa (SSTP)) with Shindong
January, 2010 – April, 2010 SS501 Music High with SS501 's Park Jungmin

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 Park Gyu-ri's Endorsements

YearCommercialNotes
2006 Lotte Beauty Like Pomegranate CF (Pre-debut)
2010 Karaya with Goo Ha-ra and Kang Ji-young
2011 Nature Republic with Goo Ha-ra and Kang Ji-young
2012 Shu Uemura Until 2013
2013 Anna Sui

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 Park Gyu-ri's References

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