A Short Biography of Lee Yoo-ri
Korean actress and businesswoman Lee Yoo-ri was born on January 28, 1980, as the youngest in a family of 6. She has an older brother and two older sisters. She made her first on-screen appearance in 2000, playing a small role in the drama series Hur Jun. However, she made her official debut in 2001. From then, her popularity increased with her taking the role of Ahn Seong Mi, in the family drama titled Precious Family in 2004.
After having a long journey in her acting career and always getting small roles in dramas, then in 2011 she finally gets her break, by being credited and acknowledged for her wonderful acting as the antagonist in the drama Twinkle Twinkle. Then in 2014, she appeared on the screen again, in the drama Jang Bo Ri is Here! Lee Yoo-ri managed to win the top award for her acting as a poor girl since birth, who is willing to do anything to become a rich person. It turned out to be the most successful year of her acting career.
The same year, she won the Grand Prize on the MBC Drama Awards by getting 385.434 (about 54%) out of 712.300 votes that were sent by the viewers. Lee Yoo-ri was also ranked among the top five Gallup Korea “Actor of The Year” and climbed up to the second position, just behind Kim Soo-hyun.
2017 was another highly eventful and successful year for Lee Yoo-ri, as she was cast to play the leading role in the family drama Father is Strange. And it was her acting in this drama that won her the “Actress of The Year” and “Brand of The Year” awards. The same year, Lee Yoo-ri gets to play Min Chae Rin in the drama titled Hide and Seek, the drama is still airing now, so don’t forget to watch it yeorobun (everybody)!
Lee Yoo-ri’s Husband, Who is He?
Lee Yoo-ri’s husband has been revealed to be Jo Kye-hyun, a missionary theologist. The two started dating in 2009, after meeting each other during Bible studies in 2008. From then, the two started getting closer step by step.
In September 2010, Lee Yoo-ri and Jo Kye-hyun decided to tie the knot and held a private wedding ceremony at the EL Tower in Seoul, South Korea. The wedding ceremony took place on a Monday evening and was only attended by the family, relatives, and close friends including some actors, such as Lee Soon-jae, Kim Soo-mi, Hong Soo-young, and comedienne Lee Kyung-shil.
Lee Yoo Ri said excitedly, “My soon to be husband looked surprised while saying I looked very pretty,” during the press conference that was held preceding the nuptials. “I think I have finally found the perfect love. I’m a bit nervous but I’m also happy so I keep smiling,” Lee Yoo-ri continued. She also expressed her love for the groom, ” I’m sure we’ll live well together because you are such a kind person. Let’s live a happy life together. I love you!” she said.
After the wedding, she reportedly moved to the United States where her husband lives and also to enjoy their well-deserved honeymoon there.
Does Lee Yoo-ri Have a Child?
According to a report from 2014, Lee Yoo-ri has been said to be pregnant for four months. Multiple sources had reported that she is due to give birth in November the same year and is working and preparing on caring for the upcoming baby.
There are no further news and information regarding Lee Yoo-ri and Jo Kye-hyun’s child since both of them keep their lives private. Let’s just respect their privacy and wait until they themselves reveal the child publicly in the future!