Matsubara Yulia was born on February 26, 2008 in Tokyo, Japan to a Japanese father, and Belarusian mother.
Prior to joining Hello! Project, she was a member of Toyosu Idol Star Gakuen, a Koto-based organization that provides dance and vocal lessons for children. She was enrolled from approximately December 2016 to October 2017.
In June, Matsubara auditioned for Ciao Girl.
In late 2017, Matsubara took part in the Hello! Project Shin Member Audition and made it to the finals before it was ultimately decided that no one would pass the audition. Following the audition, Matsubara accepted an invitation to join Hello Pro Kenshuusei.
Matsubara and the other finalists who accepted their invitations were introduced, and performed in the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2017 12gatsu ~Conti→New!~ concert on December 10.
On May 6, Matsubara performed "Shunrenka" at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2018 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~ event, stating she chose the song because it was "simple".
On September 29, she attended the first round of Nippon TV's comedy competition Onna Geinin No.1 Ketteisen THE W at the Kinkero Theater in Tokyo, under the supervision of Hello Pro Kenshuusei's manager. However, she wasn't selected to continue to the second round.
On February 5, she participated in a fanclub event titled Hello Pro Kenshuusei Special Event in Nagoya ~Hajimemashite! 6~ at Midland Square Cinema 2 alongside Kubota Nanami, Saito Madoka, and Onoda Karin.
On May 4, Matsubara won the judge's healing award at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2019 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~ event for her performance of "SEXY SEXY".
In spring, Matsubara entered her first year of middle school.
On July 26, she won the Katsuta Rina award at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2020 ~Natsu no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~ event for her performance of "Akai Earphone".
On May 29th, Matsubara performed "Are you Happy?" at the Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2021 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~ event.
As of April 2020, Matsubara is currently in her first year of middle school.
The following list are notable friendships Matsubara Yulia has acquired:
Initially, her name was romanized as “Yuriya” but a notice posted to the goods list of the June 2019 recital announced her name will now be officially romanized as “Yulia”."Yulia” (Cyrillic: Юлия) is a feminine name of East Slavic origin meaning "Youthful".
- Name: Matsubara Yulia (松原ユリヤ)
- Nicknames: Yuriya-chan (ゆりやちゃん), Yuriyan (ゆりやん)
- Birthdate: February 26, 2008
- Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
- Blood Type: A
- Height: 138 cm (4 ft 6.3 in)?
- Western Zodiac: Pisces
- Eastern Zodiac: Rat
- Hello! Project Status:
- 2017-12-04: Hello Pro Kenshuusei member
- UP-FRONT PROMOTION Status:
- 2017-12-04: Member
- Hello! Project Groups:
- Hello Pro Kenshuusei (2017-present)
- [2020–] Hello Dream.
-  Shoujotachi no Ketsudan ~Micchaku!! Hello! Project 20 Shuunen Audition~ (AbemaTV)
- [2017-] Hello! Project Station
- She doesn't like Mitsubachi Maki and thinks she's scary, but she will do her best to face her.
- She originally presented herself as not knowing or particularly liking anything about Hello! Project, but later revealed Sasaki Rikako as a member she likes.
- She was born one day before the release of ℃-ute's 4th major single LALALA Shiawase no Uta.
- First Hello! Project member of Eastern European descent.
- Michishige Sayumi said she is interested in Yulia during a SAYUMINGLANDOLL MC.
- Her favorite BEYOOOOONDS members are Yamazaki Yuhane and Kiyono Momohime.
- She shares birthday with Morning Musume former member Fujimoto Miki.
- She would like to visit Hawaii.
- She did like to get into a fun, tight-knit group.
- She admires Akiyama Mao's skilled dancing in Tsubaki Factory's videos.
- She learned to snowboard.
- Her mother helped her with her preparations for Hello! Project Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2021 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~. Yulia thanked her with giving her a massage.
- Gallery:Matsubara Yulia
- List:Matsubara Yulia Discography Featured In
- List:Matsubara Yulia Concert & Event Appearances