Where is Fin.K.L Now? Here's What the First Generation Idols Have Been Up To

Fin.K.L
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If you're a long-time K-Pop fan, you may have heard of the name Fin.K.L. In fact, they were one of the first-generation girl groups to propel K-Pop back in the late 1990s and 2000s! The group debuted in 1998 and consisted of Lee Hyori, Ock Joo Hyun, Lee Jin, and Sung Yu Ri.

They went on to become one of the top-performing girl groups of their generation, and are still highly-respected up to this day. After seven years of promoting, they became inactive beginning 2005, and subsequently reunited in 2019.

Since the group's last release, what are Lee Hyori, Ock Joo Hyun, Lee Jin and Sung Yu Ri doing now?

1. Lee Hyori

Lee Hyori
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Lee Hyori was the leader, lead vocalist, and face of the group. Following the unofficial disbandment of Fin.K.L, Lee Hyori continued to pursue her solo career, and has since then released numerous albums such as "Stylish...E," "Dark Angel," "It's Hyorish," "H-Logic," "Monochrome," and her latest album "Black." She also lent her voice for the soundtrack of tvN's "I Need Romance 3."

Aside from that, Lee Hyori has been active on television, becoming a main cast and host on numerous programs, such as "Happy Together," "Family Outing," "Superstar K," "Magic Eye," "Jung Jae-hyung & Lee Hyori's You and I," Hangout with Yoo," and her popular show, "Hyori's Homestay."

In 2021, she participated as a member of the "Hangout with Yoo" project groups "SSAK3," along with Yoo Jae Suk and Rain; and Refund Sisters, with MAMAMOO's Hwasa, Uhm Jung Hwa, and Jessi.

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2. Ock Joo Hyun

Ock Joo Hyun
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After promoting as the main vocalist of the group, Ock Joo Hyun released three solo albums. She also worked as a radio DJ and host for major broadcasting stations SBS, MBC, and KBS. In addition, she also appeared on the programs "Goldfish," "Heroine 5," and "I Am a Singer."

Ock Joo Hyun transitioned to becoming a theatre actress, accumulating an extensive list of musicals she has starred in, and making her one of the most popular and successful actresses in theatre. Some of her works include "Chicago," "Cats," "The Count of Monte Cristo," "Aida," "Wicked," "Marie Antoinette," "Elisabeth," "Sweeney Todd," "Rebecca," and more.

She also participated in numerous concerts over the years.

3. Lee Jin

Lee Jin
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Fin.K.L's vocalist, Lee Jin, also pursued a career in acting which has long-before been her interest. After Fin.K.L's activities, Lee Jin landed roles in dramas such as "Nonstop 3," "The King and I," "Soul," "Glory Jane," "The Great Seer," "Shining Romance," and more.

She also appeared on the variety shows "X-Man," "Show! Power Video," "Beauty Center," "Saturday Freedom," "Camping Club," and "Heroes."

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4. Sung Yu Ri

Sung Yuri
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The youngest member of the group, Sung Yu Ri, released two single albums, "Lover's Declaration" and "One Person," following Fin.K.L's inactivity. Just like the rest of the members, she also pursued acting instead; landing leading roles in "Thousand Years of Love," "One Fine Day," "The Snow Queen," "Hong Gil Dong," "Romance Town," "Runway Cop," and "Monster," among many others.

She was also the host of SBS' "Healing Camp" from 2013 to 2015.

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Written by Robyn Joan

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