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.
- 1 History
- 2 Discography
- 3 Filmography
- 4 Choreography works
- 5 References
- 6 Navigation
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 CIRCLE
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
From February to March 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
On February 19, 2019, LOONA released [X X], a repackage album of [+ +] featuring a 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 comeback
Choerry graduated from Sungshin Girls’ High School in Seoul on January 7, 2020.
On February 5, 2020, LOONA released their second mini-album, [#], featuring the 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.
- Choerry (2017)
- “YOU” (with A-FLOW) (2020)
|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 Appearances
|2018||“One & Only”||Go Won|
- “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
- Noted to be shorter than Moonbyul (163.4cm/5'4"): “Moonbyul’s Studio Moon Night” @23:43. “… I stood up to greet you all, and you were shorter than me.” Team Subbits. 2021.03.10.
- Fact iN Star “LOOΠΔ This month’s girl is so sweet and lovable visual makes me crazy” @27:25. YouTube. 2017.11.17
- /t͡ɕʰwe̞ˈ.ɾi/, CHWEH-ree or CHEH-ree
- “환상의 짝꿍 (Happy Time, Fantastic Mates)” @ 11:40. YouTube. 2009.04.26
- 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
- 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
- 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
|Kim Lip • JinSoul • Choerry|
|Singles||LOONATIC (English Version)|
|Characters||ODD EYE CIRCLE : Kim Lip • JinSoul • Choerry|
|Analysis||Girl Front • Sweet Crazy Love|