Singer Sulli Wiki, Bio, Age, Career, Height, Albums, Genres, Labels, Active Years & Death


Sulli was a South Korean singer, songwriter, actress and model. She first gained attention as a child actress, playing the young Princess Seonhwa of Silla in the SBS drama Ballad of Seodong (2005). Since 2009, Sulli debuted as a member of South Korean girl group f(x). Moreover, she left the group in 2015 to focus on her acting career. After a three-year-long hiatus, Sulli resumed her music career with a feature on Dean’s 2018 single “Dayfly” before making her solo debut in June 2019 with the single “Goblin”. She was found dead at her home on October 14, 2019.

Early life

Sulli was born on March 29, 1994, in Busan, South Korea. Her birth name was Choi Jin-ri, her given name means “the truth” in Korean. Similarly, her mother enrolled her in acting school at a young age. Likewise, Sulli attended Jungbu Elementary School (중부초등학교) in Busan, Seoul Cheongdam Elementary School and then attended Chungdam Middle School (청담중학교). Moreover, Sulli first came to Seoul in 2004 while in the fourth grade.[citation needed]


When Sulli was in fourth grade, she attended an SM Entertainment audition, during which she sang the S.E.S. song titled Chingu (“Friend”). After the audition, she was officially cast as an S.M. trainee and during the same year, moved into a dormitory with Taeyeon and Tiffany of Girls’ Generation. She continued to stay there up until the debut of Girls’ Generation, in 2007.


On October 14, 2019, at approximately 3:20 p.m. KST, Sulli was found dead by her manager at her house in Seongnam, south of Seoul. Police stated that they were investigating it as a possible suicide and that Sulli had been suffering from severe depression. The manager reportedly visited the house when he was not able to reach her, after speaking with Sulli via phone the previous day.


  • Full name: Choi Jin-ri
  • Date of Birth: March 29, 1994
  • Birth Place: Busan, South Korea
  • Height: 1.7 m
  • Date of Death: October 14, 2019
  • Aged: 25
  • Death Place: Seongnam, South Korea
  • Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Model
  • Years active: 2005–2019
  • Agent: SM
  • Genres: K-pop, dream pop
  • Instruments: Vocals
  • Labels SM
  • Albums: Red Light, Pink Tape, Pinocchio, 2011 Winter SMTown – The Warmest Gift, Nu ABO
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