Kitahara Rie (北原里英) is a Japanese pop singer and idol managed by Ohta Production. She was the captain of NGT48 Team NIII, and was previously a full-time member of AKB48 and a concurrent member of SKE48.
- Birth Name: Kitahara Rie (北原里英)
- Nicknames: Kitarie (きたりえ), Riechan (りえちゃん), Unagi-inu (ウナギイヌ)
- Date of Birth: June 24, 1991
- Place of Birth: Aichi, Japan
- Blood Type: A
- Height: 157cm
- Bust: 78cm
- Waist: 57cm
- Hips: 83cm
- Bands / Groups:
NGT48 Song Participation
- NGT48 Team NIII 1st Stage "PARTY ga Hajimaru yo"
- NGT48 Team NIII 2nd Stage "Pajama Drive"
AKB48 Song Participation
- AKB48 Team B 3rd Stage "Pajama Drive"
- AKB48 Team A 4th Stage "Tadaima Ren'aichuu" Revival
- AKB48 Kenkyuusei "Tadaima Ren'aichuu"
- AKB48 Team K 4th Stage "Saishuu Bell ga Naru"
- AKB48 Team A 5th Stage "Ren'ai Kinshi Jourei"
- THEATRE G-ROSSO "Yume wo Shinaseru Wake ni Ikanai"
- AKB48 Team B 5th Stage "Theater no Megami"
- AKB48 Team K Waiting Stage
- AKB48 Team K Waiting Stage II "Saishuu Bell ga Naru"
- AKB48 Team K 7th Stage "RESET"
SKE48 Song Participation
- SKE48 Team S 3rd Stage "Seifuku no Me"
- Originally a fifth generation member of AKB48 Kenkyuusei, she was promoted to Team A on July 30, 2008, then transferred to Team B during the AKB48 team shuffle in 2009. She was transferred to Team K during the team shuffle in 2012, then during the AKB48 Group Grand Shuffle in 2014, was announced as sub-captain of Team K with Yokoyama Yui as captain. During the AKB48 team shuffle in 2015, she was announced as captain of NGT48 and made a full-time transfer.
- During the AKB48 team shuffle in 2012, she was announced for a concurrent position with SKE48, and was placed in Team S in January 2013. She was announced for transfer to Team KII during the SKE48 team shuffle in April 2013, but her concurrency was instead cancelled on April 28, 2013.
- Handball is one of her specialty.