Rie Kitahara, born June 24, 1991 in Ichinomiya, Aichi is a Japanese singer, actor and voice actor, member of the Japanese idol group NGT48. She debuted in 2008 in AKB48 Team A and now is in NGT48 Team NIII. Since 2011, Kitahara is also a member of the group Not Yet.
In 2008, Kitahara placed 13th in the 13th single members selection which took place in the end of June - beginning of July, 2009. In 2010, On August 13, 2010, Rie Kitahara debuted as a voice actress in the anime series Gakko no Kowai Uwasa: Shin Hanako-san ga Kita!!. In 2012, Rie Kitahara will make her true acting debut in the movie, Graffreeter Kintoki, which will be released on July 14, 2012 in Japan.