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In this Korean name, the family name is Lee.
Korean name
Hangul 이경은, 이경엽
Hanja 李慶恩, 李慶曄
Revised Romanization I Gyeong-eun, I Gyeong-yop
McCune–Reischauer Yi Kyŏng-ŭn, Yi Kyŏng-yeop
Stage name
Hangul 하리수
Revised Romanization Harisu
McCune–Reischauer Harisu

Harisu (Hangul: 하리수; Hanja: 河莉秀, born February 17, 1975) is a South Korean model, actor, and entertainer. Harisu (or Ha Ri-soo) is her stage name. Her real name is Lee Kyung-eun (Hangul: 이경은).[1]

She was born male, as Lee Kyung-yeop (Hangul: 이경엽). She had a sex change operation in Japan in 1999.[1] She is South Korea's first transgender entertainer.

On May 19, 2007, Harisu married Micky Chung, a Korean singer.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Ha Ri-soo Appeal to the Law", dongA.com, December 4, 2002.
  2. ‘Highway Star’ Most Searched on Internet Koreatimes 2007.02.25

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