Birth name: chea-rin leeBorn: feb.26 1991,seoul,south korea.
occupation: singer, dancer,rapper.
known as:2ne1's leader cl.
she can speak french,english,japenese.
Lee Chae - rin whose name is Faith Lee or known as Chae Lee was born in Seoul, South Korea.As a child, she moved to many different places because of her father's occupation as a physics professor. She has lived in South Korea, Japan, France, and the United States. There, she learned English, French, and Japanese.Lee Chae-rin was a trainee under JYP Entertainment .
As a teenager, her family took permanent residence again in South Korea where she auditioned for YG Entertainment and was accepted in 2006
Lee Chae-rin's first feature on a song recording was Big Bang's "Intro (Hot Issue)" in 2007. However, she went uncredited for her role. Later that year, she had her first stage debut at Seoul Broadcasting System' Music Awards alongside her label mates at YG Entertainment. Her first credited appearance in a song was in 2008, with Uhm Jung Hwa's "DJ," in which she rapped. Lee also appeared on YMGA's track "What" as part of the YG Family.
Musical style and influences
CL is the rapper in her group, so she predominately does hip hop style music. She cites 1TYM leader Teddy Park, who produces much of 2NE1's music, and former collaborator Uhm Jung Hwa as influences and inspirations. She has also said she finds inspiration in American singers Madonna and Lauryn Hill.[