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MAMAMOO Members Profile & Facts

MAMAMOO Members

MAMAMOO (마마무) is a South Korean four-member girl group under RBW Entertainment. The group members consist of Solar, Moonbyul, Wheein, and Hwasa. They debuted on June 18, 2014, with the mini album “Hello”.

MAMAMOO Profile

DebutJune 18, 2014
Active Years2014–present
MAMAMOO MembersSolar, Moonbyul, Wheein, Hwasa
GenrePop/ Dance/ R&B
StatusActive
LabelRBW Entertainment
Oldest MemberSolar
Youngest MemberHwasa
Former MemberN/A
Fandom NameMoomoo

MAMAMOO Facts:

– The group’s greeting is “♪~I say Mama~Mama~Moo~♪ Hello, we are MAMAMOO.”
– The group was named  MAMAMOO because it represents the sound babies make. ‘MAMA’ means mother, reflecting their desire to connect with listeners organically and instinctively through their music.
– They collaborated with several artists prior to their debut.
– Other considered names for the group were ‘Belly Button’, which meant to symbolize becoming the center, and 160 cm, reflecting the members’ average height.
– In 2022, the group announced its first subunit, MAMAMOO+, which consists of members Solar and Moonbyul.
– They participated as one of the six artists in the survival show ‘Queendom’.
– During their live performances, they often incorporate changes as a gimmick.
– Their fans are called “MooMoos” and in Korean, “Moo (무)” means “radish”. Their fans even bring radishes to the concerts.
– The official lightstick of MAMAMOO “The Moobong” is also shaped like a radish.
– Sometimes, the group members wear stage outfits designed by their fans.
– The group members have an average height of 160 cm (5’2″), with all members having only a 1 cm difference in height.

Achievements

– Their song “HIP” topped the Billboard World Digital Song Sales chart, earning them a number-one hit.
– They also received a gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ).
– They became the second Korean group, with every member having a solo song, to chart on the Billboard’s World Digital Song Sales chart. (Billboard)
– Their debut in 2014 was highly praised by critics, and recognized as one of the best K-pop debuts of that year.
– Their song “Yes I Am” quickly reached number one on the Melon real-time chart, and the group set a record for the highest number of unique listeners in 24 hours for a girl group on Melon.

Popularity

– Their “1st Moo Party” fan meeting in 2015 at the Olympic Park in Seoul sold out within one minute, leading to an additional meeting the same night.
– The “2016 Mamamoo Concert-Moosical” in Seoul sold out 7,000 tickets in one minute and the “2018 Mamamoo Concert 4Seasons S/S” at the SK Olympic Handball Gymnasium in Seoul sold out within two minutes of ticket availability.

Major Works

– Their popular songs include ‘HIP’, ‘Egoistic’, ‘gogobebe’ and ‘Starry Night’.

Awards

– The group has won several awards throughout their career including the Golden Disk Award for Best Group and the Mnet Asian Music Award for Best Vocal Group.
– They also won the Gaon Chart Music Award for New Artist of the Year in 2014.

Website:
mamamoo.jp

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: mamamoo_official
Youtube: MAMAMOO | MAMAMOO JAPAN OFFICIAL
Twitter: rbw_mamamoo | @mamamoo_japan
TikTok: official_mamamoo
Facebook: 마마무 Mamamoo
Weibo: MAMAMOO_Official
Fan Cafe: mamamoo
Weibo: MAMAMOO_Official 

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

MAMAMOO Members Profile

1. Solar

Solar Mamamoo
Solar
Stage NameSolar (솔라)
Birth NameKim Yong-sun (김용선)
PositionLeader, Main Vocalist 
BirthdayFebruary 21, 1991
Active Years2014–present
Age33 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignPisces
Height163 cm (5’4″) | Actual Height: 161 cm (5’3″) 
Weight43 kg (95 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeB
MBTIINTJ
Representative EmojiN/A

Solar Facts:

– Solar and Moonbyul goes to the same gym.  (What’s In Your Bag?)
– She likes men with a good sense of humor that matches hers. (Showterview)
– She feels the most lonely as an artist when she is washing up after a performance. (솔라 容: FACE)
– If she could pick only one for the rest of her life, she prefers call over text.
– She prefers a soju bar over a wine bar.
– She wears a thin necklace which she never takes off even when showering. (1stLook)
– She would want to be reborn as a bird if given the chance. (Moomoo Japan Official vol.1)
– She describes herself as the color yellow.  (솔라 容: FACE)
– She didn’t want to be a singer since she was a child and wanted to be a flight attendant. (Netflix K-Content)
– She loves to make content on YouTube because it relieves her stress.
– Solar became the cover model for ‘Men’s Health’ magazine.
– She would rather live alone her whole life than live with the group members every day until death.
– She described Yongsun in the keywords, ‘smile’, ‘sun’, and ‘confident’.
– She would rather have night over having daylight every day.
– She loves to eat ramen. (Modelpress Interview)
– She is passionate about food and going to restaurants.
– She shops for clothes online more than offline but ends up wearing only those she bought offline. (1stLook)
– If she could be with only one person, she would rather spend her whole life with someone who loves her over someone who she loves. (EXTREME BALANCE GAME)
– She becomes strict when it comes to work and pushes herself to achieve her goals. (Men’s Health Korea)
– Solar’s ideal type is the rapper Loopy. (Entertainment Weekly Ep 1754)
Read More Facts About Solar

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @solarkeem
Youtube: solarsido
Weibo: solar_keem

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

2. Moonbyul

Moonbyul (Mamamoo)
Moonbyul
Stage NameMoonbyul (문별)
Birth NameMoon Byul-Yi (문별이)
PositionRapper, Performer
BirthdayDecember 22, 1992
Active Years2014–present
Age31 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Height165 cm (5’5″) (Official) | Actual Height: 163.4 cm (5’4″)
Weight45 kg (99 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeB
MBTIENFP
Representative EmojiN/A

Moonbyul Facts:

– Moonbyul doesn’t try out clothes before buying. (솔라시도)
– She would rather live alone her whole life than live with the group members every day until death.
– She prefers a wine bar over a soju bar.
– She used to wear silver often but now wears gold after a fortune-teller told her. (ELLE KOREA)
– She would want to be reborn as herself again if given the chance. (Moomoo Japan Official vol.1)
– She wants to collaborate with Taeyeon (SNSD).
– She likes to buy shoes a lot from various brands.
– She is a fan of TVXQ.  (SELF-ON KODE)
– When she is stressed she deals with stress right away by asking herself questions and latching on until it resolves.
– She likes being indoors.
– Her favorite artist is Taeyeon (SNSD) and she once even had her picture as her phone wallpaper. (Amazing Saturday)
– If she could pick only one for the rest of her life, she would prefer text over call.
– She doesn’t like keeping things piled up in herself and prefers to talk it out. (Naver Vibe)
– She acts too cheesy, according to Solar.
– She would rather have night over having daylight every day.
– Her favorite items include her perfumes, face oil, massage ball, multivitamins, body lotion, gold necklaces, and her sneakers collection.  (ELLE KOREA)
– She prefers only eating vegetables over only eating meat. (EXTREME BALANCE GAME)
– She likes to wear hip-hop fashion.
– Moonbyul cares more about not losing than winning as she hates to lose in an argument and tries to make the other person understand.  (Allure Korea)
– She doesn’t gain weight easily.
– She feels uncomfortable wearing revealing attire.
– She loves to travel but hates to plan it.
– She collaborated with Red Velvet’s Seulgi on the song “Selfish.”
Read More Facts About Moonbyul

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: mo_onbyul
Weibo: mo_onbyul1da
Youtube: 문별이다 moonbyul2da
TikTok: moonbyul_2da

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

3. Wheein

Wheein (MAMAMOO)
Wheein
Stage NameWheein (휘인)
Birth NameJung Whee In (정휘인)
PositionVocalist, Performer
BirthdayApril 17, 1995
Active Years2014–present
Age28 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAries
Height162 cm ( 5 ft 3¾ in) (Official) / Actual Height: 158.9 cm (5’3″)
Weight42 kg (92 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeB (RH-)
MBTIENFP
Representative EmojiN/A

Wheein Facts:

– Wheein and Hwasa have been friends since middle school. (SINGLE LIFE)
– She is called ‘Wheein’ because her aunt read a comic or a book whose character name was Wheein and she found it pretty. Later her mom attached a meaning to the name and named her. (ESQUIRE Korea Interview)
– She has been a fan of R&B music since she was young. (ABS-CBN)
– She would rather have a 50% chance of earning 5 billion won than a 100% chance of earning 100 million.
– She has the habit of acting cute when she drinks. (solarsido)
– Her favorite thing about her is her dimples.
– She likes listening to ‘Dandelion’ by Oohyo when she feels down. (SINGLES KOREA)
– The first time she was star-struck was when she was into boy groups and girl groups in school and used to visit their concerts. (Seventeen)
–  She likes listening to the song “By Your Side” by Sade. (SELF-ON KODE)
– She likes girls who look good in short hairs.
– She often visits karaoke. (SELF-ON KODE)
– She prefers sushi over ramyeon.
– If she could pick only one for the rest of her life, she prefers call over text.
– She feels like a cheerful lady in a movie when she listens to TWICE’s song ‘What is love’. (SINGLES KOREA)
– Her biggest fear is people. (Seventeen Read Receipts)
– She considers herself bubbly and likes to have fun.
– Wheein has a shoe portable charger she loves to carry around. (ESQUIRE Korea)
– She would love to visit islands as a vacation spot as she believes island vibes suit her personality.
– The best moment of her career was the group’s first concert and said it was a thrilling and once-in-a-lifetime experience.
– Her most favorite tattoo is the butterfly tattoo on her arm. (Pinkvilla)
– She would want to be reborn as a Ggomo if given the chance. (Moomoo Japan Official vol.1)
– Wheein used to listen to ‘Stuck’ by Stacie Orrico a lot during her trainee days and feels nostalgic and inspired listening to it. (SINGLES KOREA)
Read More Facts About Wheein

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: whee_inthemood /@wheein_from.paeyong
Youtube: 휘인 Whee In

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

4. Hwasa

Hwasa (MAMAMOO)
Hwasa
Stage NameHwasa (화사)
Birth NameAhn Hye Jin (안혜진)
PositionVocalist, Rapper, Maknae
BirthdayJuly 23, 1995
Active Years2014–present
Age28 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLeo
Height162 cm (5 ft 3¾ in) | Actual Height: 160 cm (5’2″)
Weight44 kg (97 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeA
MBTIINFP
Representative EmojiN/A

Hwasa Facts:

– Hwasa likes to visit Namwon when she wants to take some time off for herself. (I Live Alone EP269)
– She is the most anxious without her lip balm. (Marie Claire Korea)
– She gets songwriting inspiration from her daily life.
– She goes on long drives when she wants to unwind herself.  (차린건 없지만)
– She is picky about food, especially exotic things.
– She doesn’t like food with strong scents. (Chef & My Fridge)
– She doesn’t like getting drunk. (W Korea)
– She wants to be reborn as someone who would know the secret of the universe. (Moomoo Japan vol.1)
– She used to carry large bags and wallets but now prefers small or mid-sized for convenience.
– Hwasa said although she is not Christian she likes reading the Bible as it soothes her mind. (Marie Claire Korea)
– She would love to keep her nails long until she dies. (solarsido)
– She would rather have daylight over having night every day.
– Her favorite thing from her bag is her hair claw clip even more than her phone.  (Vogue Korea)
– She prefers sushi over ramyeon.
– If she could pick only one for the rest of her life, she prefers
call over text.
– Her favorite app on the phone is Watcha. (Vogue Korea)
– She would rather live alone her whole life than live with the group members every day until death.
– She loves to eat Western food and truffle oil.
– She gets drunk after having one bottle of chestnut makgeolli.
– She likes wearing silver rings.
– She enjoys listening to the song “Onara” which is the OST for ‘Dae Jang Geum’ as it makes her emotional and makes her remember her childhood. (W Korea)
– She prefers a wine bar over a soju bar.
– She likes watching mellow erotica movies that are not blunt but give butterflies.  (노래는 듣고 다니냐 Norae_ing)
– She is very close with her father.
– She loves visiting Hawaii. (Harpers Bazaar Korea)
– Her favorite song to sing at the karaoke is ‘Stay’ by Rihanna. (HIT! Magazine)
– Hwasa collaborated with DPR LIVE for the song ‘I’m bad too’.
– She uses hair extensions to maintain her long hair. (W Korea)
– She is a fan of Bridgerton. (차린건 없지만)
Read More Facts About Hwasa

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: _mariahwasa
Youtube: HWASA

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

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