Biography of Choi Jin-ri
Choi Jin-ri, better known by her stage name Sulli, was a popular South Korean singer, songwriter, actress, and model. She earned fame as a member of the girl group ‘f(x)’ under the label SM Entertainment. In addition to this, Sulli was recognized for her performance in South Korean TV series and movies. Furthermore, she gained much popularity after she debuted as a solo artist. Likewise, she was known for her feminist voice and outspokenness. She remained active as a solo artist as well as an actress until her death on October 14, 2019, when she was found dead at her home in Seongnam, South Korea.
Childhood, Education & Early Life
Sulli was born on March 29, 1994, in Busan, South Korea as the only daughter. Her birth name was Choi Jin-ri. Sulli has two elder brothers and a younger brother to her well to do parents. Likewise, Sulli always showed interested in acting thus she was enrolled in acting school at a very young age.
Sulli first attended Jongbu Elementary School and later transferred to Seoul Cheongdam Elementary School. Later on, she attended Chungdam Middle School and graduated from the School of Performing Arts in Seoul.
Sulli began her professional acting career at the age of 11 in 2005. She continued to appear in several TV dramas and movies including ‘Ballad of Seodong’ (2005), ‘Vacation’ (2006), ‘Punch Lady’ (2007), ‘The Flower Girl is Here’ (2007), ‘BABO’ (2008), ‘To the Beautiful You, (2012) and many others.
Later on, she debuted as the vocalist of the 5-member girl group ‘f(x) on September 5, 2009. Eventually, she also started to collaborate with other artists. In addition to this, she also the co-hosted of a TV show entitled, ‘The Night of Hate Comments’. Likewise, she debuted as a solo artist on June 29, 2019.
Sulli has received praise for her artistic performance and acting. Likewise, she has been awarded several awards during her successful singing & acting career. The awards include New Star Awards (2012) and several others.
However, throughout her successful career, Sulli suffered from severe depression and became the victim of cyberbullying. As a result, she ended up taking her own life to get rid of those false & negative comments, news, and rumors. Eventually, she was found dead at her home in Seongnam, South Korea on October 14, 2019. After her death, the mental health issues prevalent among the youth have become the major concern among the artists and the general public.
Sulli had quite a great earning through her career. Her estimated net worth is around $15 million from her professional career as an actor and a singer.
- Name: Choi Jin-ri
- Stage Name: Sulli
- Birthday: March 29, 1994
- Sun Sign: Aries
- Height: 5’7″ (170 cm)
- Birthplace: Busan, South Korea
- Nationality: Korean
- Famous As: Singer, Actress & Model
- Labels: SM Entertainment
- Marital Status: Unmarried
- Siblings: 3
- Death: October 14, 2019
- Death-place: Seongnam-si, South Korea
- Years Active: 2005-2019
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