Sulli “Choi Jin-ri” (born March 29, 1994 – died October 14, 2019) was a South Korean Actress, Singer, Model, Songwriter, and Instagram Star from Busan. She first gained fame in the entertainment industry as a child artist in 2005.
She appeared in a hit show called Ballad of Seodong as the young Princess Seonhwa of Silla. Later, Choi made her silver screen debut with a 2007 movie “Punch Lady” as Gwak Chun-sim.
Furthermore, the actress appeared in various projects such as Drama City, A Turtle’s Tale: Sammy’s Adventures, I Am, SM Town Live in Tokyo Special Edition in 3D, Real. In 2009, Jin-ri debuted as a member of “f(x)” that is a South Korean girl group. Her real full birth name is Choi Jin-ri.
As a member, she released various albums like Red Light, 4 Walls, Pinocchio, and Pink Tape. The singer recently published her single titled “Goblin” as a solo artist in June 2019.
On October 14, 2019, Sulli tragically died by suicide at her house in Seongnam, South Korea. The incident took place at around 3:20 p.m. KST when the actress’s manager went to her home.
He found Choi dead after hanging herself from the second floor. As per the source, was suffering from severe depression, panic disorder, and social phobia. Her family and friends conducted their funeral privately.
Early Life, Parents & Education
The actress celebrated her birthday on the 29th of March and Sulli was born in 1994 in Busan, South Korea. Therefore, her age was 25 years old, as of 2019. Her father and mother held a separate funeral in Severance Hospital’s hall for fans so that they can pay tribute.
The ceremony took place on October 15 and 16 in Sinchon-dong, Seoul. At a young age, Jin-ri’s mom enrolled her in acting school. As of education, the actress attended Jungbu Elementary School, Cheongdam Elementary School and then enrolled Chungdam Middle School.
|Real Full Birth Name||Choi Jin-ri.|
|Profession||Actress, Singer, Model, Songwriter, and Instagram Star.|
|Famous for||her role in the SBS drama "Ballad of Seodong" in 2005.|
|Age (As of 2019)||25 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||March 29, 1994.|
|Date of Death||October 14, 2019.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Busan, South Korea.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Aries.|
|Current Residence||Seongnam, South Korea.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jelly_jilli/?
|Debut||Film: Punch Lady (2007, as Gwak Chun-sim).
TV Show: Drama City (2005).
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|Movies/TV Shows||1. Drama City.
2. Punch Lady.
4. A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures.
5. I Am.
6. SM Town Live in Tokyo Special Edition in 3D.
8. Fashion King.
9. The Pirates.
10. Drama City - The Flower Girl is Here.
11. Love Needs a Miracle.
12. Ballad of Seodong.
13. Hotel Del Luna.
14. To the Beautiful You.
15. Oh! My Lady.
16. The Night of Hate Comments.
17. Jin Ri's Market.
18. Welcome to the Show.
|Awards||SBS Drama Awards in 2012.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 7".
Centimeters: 170 cm.
Meters: 1.7 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 55 Kg.
Pounds: 121 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||35-24-36.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||6.|
|Parents||Father: Name not Known.
|Siblings||Brother: Not Known.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Love Affair with her boyfriend Choiza.|
|Highest Qualification||High School Graduate.|
|School||Chungdam Middle School.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Hyun Bin.
Actress: Song Hye-kyo.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Switzerland.|
|Love to do||Listening to music and Traveling.|
|Favorite Food||Chinese Food.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$2.5 million US dollars (As of 2019).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||--|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Sulli “Choi Jin-ri”
- The meaning of her name is the truth in Korean.
- In 2017, the actress was accused of drug use due to her dilated pupils on social media.
- The late artist became an advocate for the no bra movement in July 2019.
- K-pop Singer Choi Jin-ri even uploaded her no bra pictures showing her nipples numerous times on her Instagram account where she has more than 6.5 million followers.
- Soon, Choi received huge criticism and later on September 2019, the singers’ breast was unexpectedly exposed during a live stream.
- Many sources claimed the actress asked her agency, SM Entertainment, to take strong actions against the hate comments.
- As of relationship, Choi Jin-ri dated her ex-boyfriend “Choiza” (musical artist) in the past.
- According to rumors, she even had an affair with K-Pop artist Kim Heechul.
- Sulli’s height is 5 feet 7 inches (170 centimeters tall).
- She maintains her slim figure with a healthy diet and weighs around 121 lbs (55 kgs).