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Danielle (NEWJEANS) Profile, Bio, & Facts


Danielle (다니엘) is a Korean-Australian K-pop singer and a member of the girl group NEWJEANS under ADOR.

Danielle (NEWJEANS) Profile

Stage NameDanielle (다니엘)
Birth NameDanielle June Marsh / Mo Jihye (모지혜)
BirthdayApril 11, 2005
Active Years2022–present
Age19 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAries
Height165 cm (5’5″)
Blood TypeAB

Danielle (NEWJEANS) Facts:

Early Life

– Danielle was born in Munsan, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– She lived in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.
– She attended Munsan Elementary School.
– She dropped out of Valentine Public School.
– She lived in Munsan-up, Paju, Gyeonggi Province for three years from the age of 5 to 8 because her mother wanted her children to learn about the Korean culture and her father worked as an English teacher in South Korea.
– She appeared on many TV programs, including Rainbow Kindergarten and My Heart’s Crayon. She also worked as a kid’s model.
– She returned to Australia with her family in June 2012.

Personal Life

– She has a mixed heritage, with an Australian father and a Korean mother.
– She has an older sister named Gyuna/Olivia, who is approximately five years older and was born in 2000.
– The surname “Mo” is rare in Korea, with only about 20,000 people sharing that surname. She belongs to the Hampyeong Mo clan.
– Her representative hashtag is #Sunflower, as she is considered the sunflower of the group.
– She believes her charming point is her moles on her face that she thinks are similar to a star constellations. (W Korea)
– In her childhood, Danielle used to rummage through her mom’s and grandmom’s closets with her older sister, wear their clothes and pretended to walk like runaway models. (Dazed Korea interview)
– Many people say she resembles Kim Yoojung.
– If she had to choose one K-pop song to listen to forever, she would choose IU‘s “밤편지 (Through The Night).”
– Her mother met her father when she went aboard to study in Australia.
– Her biggest fear is being alone in the world.
– She always carries a pink pouch that was made by Haerin’s mother. (VOGUE KOREA)
– Her bag includes her insulated water bottle, pouch, scrunchies, hotpack, emergency kit, wallet, Airpods, phone, and hairclips.
– She once got bored and turned her mattress 180° but forgot about it when she woke up and wondered why her head was on the wrong side. (Special Interview: The First Year)
– If she could speak only one word for the rest of her life, she would say “okay”.
– The first concert she watched was Celine Dion’s concert in Australia.
– Her older sister Olivia worked in South Korea as a child model and singer.
– She revealed that one of her embarrassing moments was when she mistakenly raised her hand in the assembly when the school was looking for a culprit that had drawn on a fellow classmate’s lunchbox without permission. She was little and couldn’t explain herself and later cried at home. (Teen Vogue)
– If she were not an idol, she would be interested in being a vlogger or any job that allows her to express her creativity.
– Danielle shared the room with Minji and Hyein when she debuted.
– She has a pet dog named Jinny.
– She is a Protestant Christian.
– Her mother is six years older than her father.
– If she were an athlete, she would choose swimming, horse riding, and rollerblading as her sports.
– She gets inspiration for her lyrics from books, movies, the music she’s listening to at the time and the experiences of her everyday life. (Spotify)
– Minji often tells her to eat well.
– She wants to start a surfing club with Hanni because she loves surfing.
– She likes drawing, painting, listening to music, swimming, and talking with the members in her free time.
– The three things that make her the happiest is when she is spending time with group members, connecting with her older sister and parents through phone calls, and eating delicious food with someone she likes. (Vogue Korea Interview)
– In the event of a zombie apocalypse, she would choose to become a zombie.
– If she were in the world of Harry Potter, she would like to be in Gryffindor House.
– When lounging at home, she recommends watching The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Little Princess, and The Secret Garden.
– Her favorite part in the song “Cookie” is “숨기고 있지만 널 더 보고 싶어” (Hiding, but I want to see you more).
– Something she would tell her recently-debuted self is “You’re running a marathon right now so don’t rush and take your time to appreciate every moment. I am sure you will do well and stay healthy. Fighting!”. (Special Interview: The First Year)


– She worked as a child model and TV personality under the stage name MO Jihye from 2010-2012 and appeared in various advertisements and TV shows including ‘Rainbow Kindergarten’, ‘Jessie’s Play Kitchen’ and ‘Hello Yoga Kids”.
– She auditioned and passed the PLUS GLOBAL AUDITION in September 2019 held by Source Music and HYBE.
– She joined Source Music in 2020 and trained for two years starting from her third year in middle school.
– She worked as a special MC for SBS Inkigayo in January 2023.
– She participated as a lyricist and composer for the song “Attention” (NewJeans).
– She made the Korean voice dub for “The Little Mermaid” in 2023.

Magazines & Endorsements

– Danielle was featured in the magazines “VOGUE Korea”, “W Korea” and “DAZED KOREA”.
– She was appointed as the brand ambassador for “Burberry” and “YSL Beauty” in 2023.
– She became a global ambassador for BURBERRY just six months after her debut.

Likes & Dislikes

– She loves to watch Disney movies, such as Bridge to Terabithia, and Bambi.
– “Sunshine,” “Orphic,” and “Lu Lu” are her favorite words.
– She dislikes spiders and apples that aren’t crunchy, like Hanni.
– She prefers dogs over cats.
– Her favorite Disney princesses are Ariel, Belle, and Rapunzel, especially Belle.
– She enjoys shopping, swimming, being around animals, camping, paragliding, sunflowers, and watching sunsets.
– Her favorite animals are puppies, dolphins, cats and deers.
– Pucca hair is her favorite hairstyle.
– Danielle’s favorite color is yellow, but she also likes bright colors in general.
– She likes spring and fall seasons.
– Her favorite animal is Koala.

Food Preferences

– She enjoys the soft peach flavor and considers taiyaki’s red bean filling as her favorite.
– She likes mint chocolate.
– She doesn’t enjoy Hawaiian Pizza.
– Cabbage, carrots and zucchini are among her favorite vegetables.
– Milk is her favorite drink, and she generally likes all types of tea.
– She eats apples with their peel for nutrients.
– When she is hungry or peckish, her go-to food is anything pumpkin-related like pumpkin soup or steamed pumpkin. (Ask Anything Chat)
– Danielle loves to drink hot chocolate, especially dark hot chocolate.
– Her favorite foods include the ones her mom makes, Korean food, vegetables, and fruits.
– She loves to drink tea. (VOGUE KOREA)
– Dark Choco Knight is her favorite flavor at Baskin Robbins.


– She has several nicknames, such as Dani, Dani Ariel, Mo Dani, Sunflower, Marshmallow Danielle, and Pucca Danielle.
– She is nicknamed “Sunflower” and often uses the emoji in her posts.
– Her favorite nickname is “Dani”.


– Danielle is fluent in both English and Korean.
– She has been swimming since a young age and has a lot of experience in the sport.
– She has a talent for making various shapes with her tongue, such as a flower shape.
– She is considered one of the most flexible members of the group.
– Her specialty is composing, drawing and hugging.

Personality & Habits

– She has a habit of loudly laughing and sighing before going on stage.
– In Rainbow Kindergarten, she showed kindness by allowing a boy to sleep with his head on her shoulder, staying still until the boy woke up to prevent any discomfort.
– She has a habit of raising her eyebrows when she is thinking.
– Among the members, Danielle is known for coming up with the most outlandish ideas.
– She doesn’t often get angry.
– Her bedtime routine is moisturizing her hands and feet, placing a warmer on her stomach, turning on the humidifier, and wearing a silk scarf given by her mother and socks.
– She is sociable, affectionate, and has a lot of aegyo (cute behavior) according to her mother.
– She is considered the member who takes care of her skin and beauty a lot often taking supplements and eating healthy food.
– She has the habit of wearing socks before going to sleep.

Social Media Handles
FanCafe: (inactive)

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon

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