She was born as Choi Ye-Rim (Hangul: 최예림) on June 4, 2001 in Bucheon, South Korea.
She debuted on July 12, 2017 as a member and subsequently released her solo single album Choerry on July 28, 2017.
Choerry was born on June 4, 2001 in Bucheon, South Korea. She is the eldest of three daughters, the youngest born in 2008. Her father runs a machine repair business. She attended Yeo-weol Elementary School.
Choerry was initially cast after participating in a vocal contest. She later passed her audition for Polaris/BlockBerry Creative and became a trainee at the same time as fellow members HaSeul and YeoJin, either late 2015 or early 2016. Choerry and HaSeul lived near each other and would commute to Polaris-BlockBerry together as trainees.
2017: Reveal, solo debut, ODD EYE CIRCLEEdit
On July 4, 2017, the eighth “Who’s Next Girl?” teaser was released, and Choerry was revealed as the eighth member on July 12. She released her solo single album Choerry on July 28, and subsequently debuted as a member of LOONA.
2018: Woomanna, Debut in LOONA Edit
From February to March of 2018, Choerry starred alongside fellow ODD EYE CIRCLE members Kim Lip and JinSoul in the third season of Woomanna. She played an eighteen-year-old dance major who had been admitted to university early due to her dancing abilities.
2019: First comeback Edit
On February 19, 2019, LOONA released [X X], a repackage album of [+ +] featuring new title track “Butterfly”. Choerry participated in choreographing parts of “Butterfly”, and was credited as “Choi-daeri” (최대리, Assistant Manager Choi) on the album.
2020: High school graduation, second comebackEdit
Choerry graduated from Chungshin Girls’ High School in Seoul on January 7, 2020.
On February 5, 2020, LOONA released their second mini-album, [#], featuring title track “So What”. Along with HeeJin, Yves, and Olivia Hye, Choerry once again participated choreographing the title track, and was credited by name in the “Choreography idea” section of the album credits. Jokingly, it was said that other members are interns, and Choerry had been promoted from Assistant Manager (Choi-daeri) to Team Lead.
- Stage Name: Choerry (최리)
- Japanese: チェリ (Cheri)
- Birth Name: Choi Ye-Rim (최예림; 崔𣫙冧)
- Name Meaning(s):
- Nickname(s): Cherry (체리), Jjeri (쩨리), Ri (리), Positivity Queen, Choi-positivity, “The Sun”-ny
- Birth date: June 4, 2001 (age 18)
- Astrological sun sign: Gemini
- Chinese zodiac sign: Snake
- Blood type: O
- Birth place: Bucheon, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
- Current residence: LOONA Dormitory, Seoul, South Korea
- Family: Parents; two younger sisters
- Body statistics: 160 cm (height), 47 kg (weight), 230~235mm (US 6/6.5, EU 36.5/37) (shoe size)
- Education: Yeo-weol Elementary School, Yeo-weol Middle School, Dodang High School (transfer), Chungshin Girls’ High School (graduated)
- Languages: Korean (fluent), Japanese (beginner), English (beginner)
- Position: Undetermined
- ODD EYE CIRCLE: Lead rapper, lead dancer, vocalist, center, maknae
- LOONA: Lead dancer, lead rapper, vocalist
- Instruments: Piano
- Motto: Positivity always find a way
- Hobbies: Watching mukbang, watching movies, decorating her diary, watching variety shows, coloring books
- Likes: Family, Orbits, eating
- Dislikes: Bugs, thunder, shots
- Personality: Positive, talkative, bubbly, optimistic, straighforward
- Choerry (2017)
|2017||Do You Remember The First Time We Met? Season 2||YouTube||Choi Ye-Rim (cameo)|
|2018||Do You Remember The First Time We Met? Season 3||Choi Ye-Rim (main)|
Music Video AppearancesEdit
|2018||“One & Only”||Go Won||Cameo|
Choreography works Edit
- “Uncover”, with Kim Lip and JinSoul
- A portion of “Rosy”, with HyunJin
- Unspecified parts of “Hi High”
- “Butterfly”, credited as “Choi-daeri” (최대리, Assistant Manager Choi)
- “So What”, with HeeJin, Yves, and Olivia Hye
- contribution at 00:23
- One of Choerry's favorite foods is Kalguksu.
- Choerry used to dorm with YeoJin and the rest of the members of ODD EYE CIRCLE (Kim Lip, JinSoul).
- Now she dorms with LOONA 1/3, YeoJin and the rest of ODD EYE CIRCLE.
- She is in the sub unit ODD EYE CIRCLE.
- She is the third youngest in LOONA.
- Her zodiac sign is Gemini.
- In the group, she is represented by a fruit bat and the color purple.
- She was the eighth member to be revealed on July 2017.
- She released her solo single Choerry on July 28, 2017.
- Her second color is white.
- Choerry's stage name is a combination of her last name Choe (interchangeably spelled in English as "Choi") and the second syllable of her first name with the "m" removed (최O리). "Choerry" (최리) is roughly pronounced like the fruit, not "Chorry".
- She understands some English, but is not quite fluent.
- She has the best English speaking skills in ODD EYE CIRCLE.
- Choerry does not enjoy the taste of cherries, even though they are her representative fruit.
- One of her possible stage names was Charles. Jaden Jeong was trolling her.
- Choerry is the first and only member to have a representative fruit and not be in LOONA/yyxy.
- Choerry prefers people using her real name, Yerim, instead of her stage name.
- Role model: Tae Yeon, Sunmi, Yoo Jae Suk
- Her favorite B-side on "X X" is Colors.
- She gifted Olivia Hye a T-shirt that reads "Choerry I love you". There is a part of it that glows in the dark. Olivia Hye wears it as sleepwear. (Choerry 2019 Birthday VLIVE)
- LOONA's "sexy queens", according to herself: #1 Yves; #2 Kim Lip; #3 herself, Choerry; #12/last Chuu.
- Choerry calls Go Won "Kong Won".
- Choerry loves the Harry Potter series and says she's a Gryffindor.
- Choerry is into playing video games like Go Won and Olivia Hye but she's often the one losing and getting the loser punishment.
- She has the same MBTI as YeoJin: ENFP
- Airpod name: "Orybit" ("Orbit" with "ry" in the middle)
- She wanted to learn to play drums.
- There is a 7 year age difference between Choerry and her youngest sister.
- In 1st grade in elementary school, she performed Wonder Girls' "Nobody."
- In second grade, when she was 9, she went on a show called "Fantastic Mates". She had to do a self-introduction she was told to memorize: "With shining eyes, sparkling face, and an S-line body".
- She likes Indie songs.
According to herself Edit
- 2019 edition
- Hashtags to describe herself: Ms. Sun, Boradori (The purple Teletubby, aka Tinky Winky)
- Team Position: Assistant manager Choi (Choi-daeri), cheerleader captain, reaction queen
- Long-term Goals: "Billboard #1!!! World Tour~!!! Becoming a sexy queen!!!"
- Her own charming points:
- Reactions are out of this world
- Ms. Sun, who's out of this world
- A word magician who's out of this world
- A troublemaker who's out of this world
- 2020 edition: 
- Motto: Positivity always find a way
- Hobbies: watching variety shows, watching movies, coloring books
- Habits: touching hair
- Strength: No concerns doesn't get stressed easily
- Weakness: Talks without fear
- She can surpass Yves in: jumprope, teasing, winking, being positive
- She wants Jinsoul's ability in: "Neck length!!, height, jawline"
- Hashtags to describe herself: #SmileThatsLikeSunlight #BurnNegativity #ChoerryTeasing #PerfectHuman #dreamingOfMCing+ActingIdol
Food preferences Edit
- Choerry loves eating jellies.
- Choerry doesn’t really like mint chocolate (ice cream flavor).
- Her favorite Baskin Robbins flavor is "Zzon Tteok"  while she has previously said her Baskin Robbins ice cream picks were "Mom is an alien" and "Cotton Candy Wonderland".
- "The Zzon Tteok ice cream is a mix of black sesame and injeolmi (traditional Korean rice cake), Baskin Robin's take on the traditional Korean food. The base is nutty and sweet, and there's bits of rice cake and pecans in the middle. A Korea-exclusive flavor"
- Mom is an alien is the name of the "Puss in boots" flavor in South Korea.
- Cotton Candy Wonderland: "A sweet blend of purple, pink and yellow cotton candy flavored ice creams sprinkled with crackling cotton candy flavored clusters."
- Choerry doesn’t like broccolis, bell peppers and eggplants.
- She doesn't like pineapple pizza.
- She likes green tea.
- She likes to make plum tea in the morning.
First and current impression Edit
- Choerry first and current impression of the other members (as of March 2020): 
|HeeJin||not very close with me||fun unnie who's simultaneously cute and a dummy|
|HyunJin||a ball of sass||8D (8 dimensional) unnie with a strange/unique charm|
|YeoJin||anyone could tell she was an only child||the maknae has the expected maknae personality|
|ViVi||her face was really small (T/N: compliment for one's looks in Korea)||personality like a matnae (oldest but can act like a maknae)|
|Kim Lip||her head was really pretty||aegyoster unnie|
|JinSoul||unnie who sang with such style||unnie who's clingy and seductive|
|Yves||quiet, pretty smile||just a comedian|
|Chuu||born with hyperactivity that's out of this world||cute darling unnie|
|Go Won||unnie who seems younger than me||an unnie who looks like she'll fall over if you touch her|
|Olivia Hye||very shy, a touchy friend||invicible girl|
- The other members' first and current impression of Choerry (as of March 2020):
Her first impression of HyunJin
|HeeJin||"what was that kid's name again"||7 years old|
|YeoJin||wow...||I become positive everytime I see her|
|ViVi||looks like Haseul||"It's okay" (an interjection Choerry uses a lot)|
|Kim Lip||kid who I probably woudn't get that close to||reaction boss|
|JinSoul||potato-like girl||sure grown a lot|
|Yves||celebrity||has grown up a lot|
|Chuu||Jingu||Jingu with the essence of Doraemon|
|Go Won||circle glasses + long padding: circle||cheeky|
|Olivia Hye||a friend who takes action||frustrating|
Her song recommendations Edit
- acourve (now known as "Mind U") - The night of parting/The night we parted (헤어지던 밤) 
- Chen - Beautiful Goodbye 
- Choi Sung Won - Blue Night of Jeju Island  (covered by various artists)
- Huh Gak - Running in the Sky (하늘을 달리다) 
- Ji Jin Seok - My Dear 
- Kwon Jin-ah - The End 
- Monogram - Dream Attic (꿈꾸는 다락방) 
- Oh My Girl - Closer 
- Park Boram - Hyehwa-dong (혜화동) (Reply 1988 OST)
- SEVENTEEN - THANKS (고맙다)
- SOYA (소야) - Fade Away (늘어진 우리의 연애)
- SUNMI - Gashina 
- TAEYEON - GEMINI
- TAEYEON - STRESS 
- TAEYEON - WHY
- Younha - Waiting 
Her explanations Edit
- Song recommendations:
- Choi Sung Won (covered by various artists: TaeYeon, Soyou...) - Blue Night of Jeju Island
- For Chinese New Year (2019):
- SEVENTEEN - THANKS (고맙다)
- Choerry: "Because I'm proud of myself for growing up healthy without much problem, and I'm thankful that I've gotten to grow up and meet Orbits."
- SEVENTEEN - THANKS (고맙다)
- For Chuseok (2018): 
- When You're being nagged:
- TAEYEON - STRESS
- Choerry: "When I get stressed, I turn off the lights in my room and sing along to this song and the stress just magically goes away, so I recommend this to you!"
- TAEYEON - STRESS
- ↑ Fact iN Star 171117 @27:25
- ↑ /t͡ɕʰwe̞ˈ.ɾi/, CHWEH-ree or CHEH-ree
- ↑ “환상의 짝꿍 (Happy Time, Fantastic Mates)” @ 11:40. YouTube. 2009.04.26
- ↑ thoughts on Loon “Perfect Partner (환상의 짝꿍) - Choerry's introduction” YouTube. 2019.05.21
- ↑ 에이원 드럼 “부천 청소년 어울마당” (right) YouTube. 2016.04.23
- ↑ Glasby, Taylor “The all-girl K-pop group with a unique coming together story” Dazed Digital. 2017.11.06
- ↑ LOONA TV #300 @3:17
- ↑ 8.0 8.1 Team Subbits “LOONA MCountdown Backstage (190324)” @ 1:38. DailyMotion. 2019.04.15
- ↑ Twitter post - loonatheworld
- ↑ Orrery/nim (@orrery_nim) “#Choerry’s credited idea was at 0:23” Twitter. 2020.02.09
- ↑ Wiktionary “崔” Retrieved 2020.03.30
- ↑ Wiktionary “𣫙” Retrieved 2020.03.30
- ↑ Wiktionary “冧” Retrieved 2020.03.30
- ↑ loonatheworld “LOONA TV #207” YouTube. 2017.11.06
- ↑ 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.4 15.5 15.6 15.7 15.8 15.9 LOONA’s Subbits (@gointosubbit) “Weekly Idol: self-written @loonatheworld member profiles” Twitter. 2020.05.06
- ↑ @ivytwts. Fan account of 190314 fansign. Twitter. 2019.03.17
- ↑ Leaked “Uncover” choreography, from LOONA Cinema Theory: Up & Line. YouTube. 2018.06.24
- ↑ LOONA (@loonatheworld) “#현진 이의 데뷔 500일을 축하해요 (Congrats on #HyunJin’s 500 days since debut)” Twitter. 2018.03.31
- ↑ Official LOOΠΔ Instagram, Choerry's singles announcement
- ↑ 20.0 20.1 20.2 TaeYeon Why + Sunmi Gashina
- ↑ Role model: Yoo Jae Suk
- ↑ 22.0 22.1 Frequency of the Moon Ep.4
- ↑ 23.0 23.1 23.2 23.3 Orbit 1st Anniversary Chat Event
- ↑ 24.0 24.1 24.2 Frequency of the Moon Ep.13
- ↑ Airpod name
- ↑ 26.0 26.1 Frequency of the Moon Ep.8
- ↑ Age difference Choerry-youngest sister
- ↑ 28.0 28.1 28.2 LOONA Studio - OEC Hertz
- ↑ 29.0 29.1 29.2 29.3 29.4 29.5 LOONA Profile Rewrite
- ↑ 30.0 30.1 30.2 Frequency of the Moon Ep.1
- ↑ Baskin Robbins - Ice cream picks
- ↑ Baskin Robbins flavor intro
- ↑ 191214 | Premier Greeting: Meet&Up
- ↑ Weekly Idol: self-written profile (whole thread)
- ↑ Mu:fully questionnaire (Halloween 2019)
- ↑ LOONA Studio - Odd Eye Circle Hertz
- ↑ LOONA STUDIO English Subtitle Transcripts (@gointosubbit)
- ↑ 38.0 38.1 38.2 TV Daily: Song recs - Chuseok
- ↑ 39.0 39.1 IDOL RADIO EP.502 (SPECIAL DJ LOONA HeeJin & Yves)
- ↑ 40.0 40.1 IDOL RADIO EP.502 recs - explanation thread
- ↑ 41.0 41.1 TV Daily: Song recs - Chinese New Year
- ↑ 42.0 42.1 Song rec: TaeYeon Gemini + Younha Waiting
- ↑ 43.0 43.1 TV Daily: Song recs - When You’re Being Nagged
- ↑ Blue Night of Jeju Island
- ↑ Choerry - The Blue Night of Jeju Island (pre-debut cover)
- ↑ Blue Night of Jeju Island - Choerry's cover during Hi High area
|Kim Lip • JinSoul • Choerry|
|Singles||LOONATIC (English Version)|
|Characters||ODD EYE CIRCLE : Kim Lip • JinSoul • Choerry|
|Analysis||Girl Front • Sweet Crazy Love|