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CL Profile

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NameCL | 씨엘
Full NameLee Chaelin (Chaerin) | 이채린 | 李彩麟
BornFebruary 26, 1991
HometownSeoul, South Korea
Height162cm | 5′-04″
Blood TypeA
FamilyFather, Younger Sister, Three Cats
Lycée International Xavier (dropout)
Years Active2009 – present
Group2NE1 (2009 – 2016)
PositionsLeader, Main Rapper, Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer
Official PageInstagram @chaelincl


2020 Single HWA / 5STAR
2019 EP In The Name Of Love
2016 Single LIFTED
2015 Single Hello Bitches
2013 Digital Single The Baddest Female


2018 Mile 22 Queen

Music Video


CL Facts

  • She sent YG Entertainment her demo tape every three months for four years, but she did not get any response from YG.
  • She received an audition offer from the founder of YG Entertainment Yang Hyunsuk after she gave her demo tape to him.
  • CL got into YG Entertainment as a trainee in 2006 and made her debut as the leader of 2NE1 in 2009.
  • Training Period: 2 years and 6 months
  • YG Entertainment was her dream entertainment company because she was a fan of TEDDY (1TYM).
  • Her English name is Faith Lee.
  • Specialty: rap
  • Hobbies: drawing, shopping
  • She lived in Japan until she was 12 years old.
  • She lived in Paris, France for 2 years.
  • Role Model: Madonna, Lauryn Hill
  • Must-Have Beauty Product: eyeliners
  • Last step in her beauty routine: perfume
  • Best advice she has ever received: Do what you feel confident in.
  • Her friends inspire her.
  • Her grandfather was a physicist.


  • Artist: Kanye West
  • Band: Queen
  • Book: comic books
  • Cocktail: Jameson ginger ale
  • Flower: red roses
  • Lip Color: dark red
  • Midnight Snack Food: truffle fries
  • Black vs. Gold

CL Family

  • Mother
    Name: Hong Yura | 홍유라
    She is a pottery artist.
    She passed away on January 23, 2021 due to cardiac arrest.
  • Father
    Name: Lee Kijin | 이기진
    He is a physics professor at Sogang University.
  • Younger Sister
    Name: Lee Harin | 이하린
    Born: 1995
    Instagram: @_harinlee
  • Pudding (cat)
  • Donut
    Breed: Scottish Fold
  • Snowball Whitey (cat)

#Kpop Idols Born in 1991

References: MBC FM4U, 73 Questions with CL, 090522 edaily, 101106 Star News, 130613 Naver Star Column, 131126 Star News