Haha’s Sister Revealed to Be Jonghyun’s Piano Teacher

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On the October 12 broadcast of tvN’s “The List 2015,” the list of “Elite Siblings of Stars” was released.

On the list, entertainer Haha’s sister, Ha Ju Ri, took the fourth spot as a pianist who is an adjunct professor at Myungji University‘s Arts and Music Department. She teaches music composition and keyboard instruments as a graduate of Berklee College of Music.

haha's sister

She is well known in the music industry as the piano teacher of SHINee member Jonghyun. She has appeared on KBS 2TV’s “Immortal Song” as the piano accompanist to Im Tae Kyung’s performance in 2012.

Even though she majored in philosophy at Sungkyunkwan University, she went on to pursue her music studies at Berklee College of Music in the U.S. Then she became a jazz pianist having studied applied music specializing in music composition and arrangement.

It was also revealed that Haha’s father is a businessman who has a close affiliation to the former Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea Kim Jong Pil.

Other entertainers and the siblings on the list include:

8th place:
Actress Choi Song Hyun whose father is a law professor at Korea University and a graduate of Seoul National University.

choi song hyun

7th place:
Super Junior’s Kyuhyun and his sister Jo Ah Ra who is a violinist.


6th place:
Actor Oh Sang Jin’s sister Oh Min Jung who is a photographer.

Oh Sang Jin

5th place:
Actress Park Shin Hye’s brother Park Shin Won who is a musician.


4th place:
Entertainer Haha’s sister Ha Juri who is a pianist.


3rd place:
Actress Sung Yuri whose father is a pastor and also has a brother named Sung Se In who is a doctor.

sung yuri

2nd place:
Actor Kim Ji Suk whose brother is math genius Kim Ban Suk.

kim ji suk

1st place:
Actress Yoon Yeo Jung’s sister Yoon Yeo Soon who is the first female executive in the history of “L” corporation.

yoon yeo jung

For the rest of the entertainers and their siblings who made the list, check out the video clip here.

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