BoA kwon (보아) is a South Korean K-pop singer and actress under SM Entertainment. She made her debut on August 25, 2000, with the single album “ID; Peace B”. She is also a member of the girl group “Girls On Top” under SM Entertainment.
BoA kwon Profile
|Stage Name||BoA (보아)|
|Birth Name||Kwon Bo-ah (권보아)|
|Occupation||Singer, Actor, Songwriter|
|Birthday||November 5, 1986|
|Age||37 (in 2023)|
|Height||158 cm (5’2”)|
|Weight||45 kg (99 lbs)|
|Fandom Color||Yellow/Pearl Yellow|
|Fandom Name||Jumping BoA (Korean), SOUL (Japanese)|
BoA kwon Facts:
– She was born in Guri, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea, and now lives in Namyangju, Gyeonggi-do.
– She went to Namyangju Yangjeong Elementary School.
– She dropped out of Korea Kent Foreign School and took the High school graduation Academic qualification exam.
– BoA had two older brothers: Kwon Sunhwon and Kwon Soonwook, born in 1981. Sadly, on September 5, 2021, it was revealed that her older brother, director Kwon Soon Wook, had lost his life due to cancer. He had been fighting this illness since the previous year.
– She follows the Catholic faith.
– She can speak Korean, Japanese, and English.
– She feels the youngest when she drinks. (Entertainment Weekly)
– People call her by different nicknames, like Beat of Angel, Best of All, Kkamshi, and Queen of Korean Pop.
– She lived in Japan with Girls’ Generation’s Sooyoung and CSJH’s Sunday for two years.
– She never thought she’d be a dancer this long. (Billboard)
– She has a soft spot for Winnie the Pooh.
– The first thing she does in the morning is drink a glass of water.
– One of her close friends is Crystal Kay, a J-pop star.
– Her favorite side dish is tofu with soy sauce. (Soompi)
– She’s a big fan of artists like Justin Timberlake, Michael Jackson, Ne-yo, and Whitney Houston.
– She doesn’t watch her old performances. (Vogue)
– BoA and actor Joo Won dated from late 2016 to October-November 2017.
– Her hobbies include listening to music, watching movies, and singing at karaoke.
– She has 8-10 ear piercings.
– She thinks music goes hand in with her life. (ELLE Singapore)
– SM Entertainment discovered her when she was just 11 years old.
– Most of her music falls into the dance-pop and R&B genres.
– She developed stage fright when she debuted in Japan. (KOCOWA)
– She’s a fan of In-n-Out burgers.
– She has worked with American singer and rapper Akon before.
– Her family name, Kwon, means ‘power and authority’, and her first name, BoA, means ‘precious jewel’.
– She is close with TVXQ.
– She has a pet dog named Pama.
– She has a strong liking for coffee beans.
– Sometimes she slurs her words and stutters when she acts cute. (Entertainment Weekly)
– She’s known for leading the Hallyu wave.
– She has been close to DBSK/JYJ’s Kim Jaejoong.
– She thinks of Michael Jackson as a genre rather than as an artist. (Man in the Mirror)
– In her early days, she had a Persian cat named Sara, which she carried with her to create a sense of mystery at the suggestion of Lee Soo Man.
– While she loves coffee beans, she mentioned that no one can beat McDonald’s iced coffee Hazelnut.
– She feels like her lifespan gets shortened by one year whenever she goes up on stage. (sellev.worldwide)
– Before joining Girls On Top (GOT the beat), she had doubts about fitting in due to the age gap with the other members.
– One of her hobbies is to play golf.
– BoA’s ideal type is someone with good looks whose feelings match hers, making for comfortable and easy conversations.
– She is said to be a Queen of K-Pop.
– She followed her brother to the audition at SM Entertainment and was asked to perform. She passed the audition, however, her brother didn’t.
– She joined SM Entertainment at the age of 11 in 1998.
– On August 25, 2000, she made her debut at the age of 13.
– She has so far released twenty albums, including ten in Korean, nine in Japanese, and one in English.
– She has appeared in several dramas including; “Listen to Love”, “Athena: Goddess of War”, and “Waiting For Love”.
– She appeared in Cobu 3D, a Hollywood movie.
– She provided the Korean voice for Heather in the movie “Over the Hedge.”
– She has starred in multiple movies such as; Autumn Sonata, Big Match, and Make Your Move 3D.
– She served as the MC/Producer Representative for Produce 101 Season 2.
– She also judged for SM Entertainment on Kpop Star.
– She is a member of the project girl group, Girls On Top, and its first sub-unit, GOT the Beat, along with Taeyeon and Hyoyeon from Girls’ Generation, Seulgi and Wendy from Red Velvet, and Karina and Winter from aespa.
– She sang the first opening theme of the anime “Fairy Tail” in 2014.
– She has promoted brands such as Olympus, Lotte, Nike, L’Oréal, KOSÉ, Skechers, and Audio-Technica.
– In 2007, Anycall signed her to release a single “AnyBand” to promote Anycall.
– In 2017, she was chosen to be an ambassador for the inaugural international art event on the resort island of Jeju called Jeju Biennale.
– She also appeared in the Oxford University Press-published English-language textbook.
– Her most popular songs include “Only One”, “MASAYUME CHASING”, and “Time After Time”.
– She has won several awards including; Album Bonsang, Favorite Korean Artist, U.S. Billboard Publisher’s Award, Most Influential Artist, Record of the Year, and Best-Selling Korean Artist.
– She has a total of 4 Daesang awards which are the biggest awards in Korea.
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