Kato Nori


October 21, 1988

Stage Name


Also Known As

Kaa-chan, Tone

Years Active




Kato Nori (Nori Kato) monomously credited as Nori is a Japanese-born Apop singer, dancer, actress and model under Up-Front and SM Entertainment. She is a main vocal of GaOri.


  • Birth Name: Kato Nori
  • Stage Name: Nori
  • Nicknames: Kaa-chan, Tone
  • Birthdate: October 21, 1988
  • Birthplace: Japan
  • Bloodtype:
  • Height: 5
  • Charm Point: Eyes, Lips
  • Hobby: Singing, Reading
  • Looks up to: Alice Meyer
  • Hello! Project Status: 2006-present
  • SM Entertainment Status: 2006-present
  • In GaOri: 2006-Present
  • Favorite Song Line: "Singing Opera, Dancing Opera" ~Super Junior Opera
  • Favorite Words: Nori (She speaks 3rd person)
  • Favorite Food: Candy
  • Disliked Food: Sour and Bitter things
  • Favorite Colors: Green
  • Favorite Singers: Alice Meyer, Hateranges
  • Favorite Animals: Cats
  • Favorite Songs: Opera, Promise You
  • Hello! Project Groups:



After Super Junior was formed the year before, Tsunku was inspired to create another group, therefore he held auditions and Kato Nori was one of the winners at the age of 17.

Nori graduated from school a few months after it was announced that she had won.

July 2, Tsunku announced that they would be called "GinFence" and that their 1st single would be called Ma. Ke. Nai..


March 21, GinFence changed their name to "GaOri"


  • Her fans are called NoriAtics.

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