Yu-ri Kim was a South Korean fashion model, who was active from late 2000s to early 2010s. During that time, she was considered one of the most promising models in the runway scene in South Korea.
Yu-ri Kim died by suicide on August 29, 1989. Kim was said to have complained about the extreme pressure to be thin in the modeling industry. It has also been suggested that she was suffering from profound grief. Two years prior to her death, her mother died of a heart attack, and a few months prior to her death, her father died of cancer. Yu-ri Kim was twenty one years old at the time of her death.
August 29, 1989 – April 18, 2011