Momo (모모) is a Japanese singer and a member of the K-pop girl group “TWICE” under JYP Entertainment. She is also a member of a subunit of TWICE “MiSaMo”.
Momo (TWICE) Profile
|Stage Name||Momo (모모)|
|Birth Name||Hirai Momo (平井 もも)|
|Birthday||November 9, 1996|
|Age||27 years old (in Nov 2023)|
|Height||163 cm (5’4″)|
|Weight||48.5 kg (106 lbs)|
Momo (TWICE) Facts:
– She hails from Kyōtanabe, Kyoto, Japan.
– She went to Kyotanabe City Tanabe Elementary and Middle School.
– She also passed her Japan High School Graduation Level Certification Test.
– Her official height is 167 cm (5’6″).
– She has an elder sibling named Hana, who is two years older than her.
– Her life motto is “If you work hard, you can eat delicious food”. (Buzzfeed Celeb)
– She was previously a member of the Japanese idol group Lilysic Gakuen in the early days of the group.
– Her hobbies are eating, looking at food photos when dieting, shopping, watching movies and dramas, and nail art.
– She chose “TT” as the song with the easiest choreography. (WIRED)
– The name “Momo” translates to “Peach” in Japanese.
– Her representative color within the group is Pink.
– She excels in urban dance and has a fondness for hip-hop as well.
– Her specialty is doing waves with her stomach.
– She commenced her dance lessons at the age of 3, inspired by her desire to follow in her older sister’s footsteps.
– Apart from being known as the “dancing machine,” she is also humorously called the “eating machine.”
– She is good at making Oyakodon.
– To alleviate her sleeplessness, she turns to watching dramas.
– She is the owner of three female dogs: Petco, Pudding, and Lucky, although she is allergic to dogs.
– She and her mother an avid fan of Rain.
– Notably, she is allergic to salmon.
– She is scared of hospitals.
– She harbors a fear of heights and needles.
– During the winter, she recommends visiting Arima Onsen, a famous hot spring in Japan.
– The emoji she uses the most is the blue butterfly 🦋. (Vanity Fair)
– She has a habit of sleeping without drying her hair, a task that Jeongyeon takes on for her.
– The members want to see Momo in a dance movie. (GQ)
– There was some playful banter among the members, with Sana teasing her about her hair care habits.
– She cried watching the drama “1 Litre of Tears”. (Buzzfeed Celeb)
– She tends to avoid rides like roller coasters.
– A distinctive habit of hers is opening her mouth at unexpected moments.
– In one episode of “Twice TV6,” it is revealed that she owns a rainbow stuffed toy bear named Bearing, which she purchased in Singapore.
– She was proficient in English until a childhood incident where her head bumped into a wall due to a friend’s push, affecting her English abilities.
– Twice and Once are her source of joy at any time. (Vanity Fair)
– She humorously mentioned that she resembles a raccoon, which is reflected in her signature.
– In January 2020, it was officially confirmed that she was in a relationship with Heechul of Super Junior.
– However, on July 8, 2021, it was confirmed that she and Heechul had broken up due to their demanding work schedules.
– Momo’s ideal type is someone who enjoys eating but is not overweight and someone who shares her love for jokbal, the pig’s feet dish.
– She designed pajama merch for dogs. (Buzzfeed Celeb)
– Momo holds the position of Main Dancer, Sub Vocalist, and Sub Rapper in TWICE.
– JYP Entertainment discovered her when they came across a dance video featuring her and her older sister, leading to her audition on April 13, 2012. However, her sister didn’t make it through.
– Despite her elimination in episode 6 of the show SIXTEEN, J.Y.Park decided to include her in the group TWICE because of her exceptional dancing abilities.
– She appeared in several reality shows including “SIXTEEN”, “Hit The Stage”, and “NIZI Project”.
– She has also endorsed brands like MET TATHIONE and Miu Miu.
– She has helped in writing the lyrics of some TWICE songs including “Hot”, “Love Foolish”, and “Funny Valentine”.
– She has made appearances in music videos for GOT7’s “Stop Stop It,” Junho’s “Feel” (Japanese version), miss A’s “Only You,” and Wooyoung’s “Rose” (Japanese version).
– She can also be seen in Heechul’s and Min Kyung Hoon’s “Sweet Dream” music video.
– In 2023, she became a part of the subunit MiSaMo that debuted on July 26, 2023.
Likes & Dislikes
– Her favorite ice cream flavor is mochi ice cream. (GQ)
– She has a profound love for food, with a particular fondness for jokbal, a Korean dish featuring pig’s trotters cooked with soy sauce and spices.
– She likes going to the grocery stores when visiting America. (The Kelly Clarkson Show)
– She has an affinity for dolls and stuffed toys.
– She doesn’t really like to wear accessories.
– She loves mayonnaise.
– Her favorite song is Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again”. (Teen Vogue)
– According to Tzuyu, she has a dislike for drinking water.
– She likes to drink fizzy drinks.
– She likes Barbie dolls.
– Her dislikes include cucumbers, watermelon, melons, and milk.
– Her favorite color is pink.
– Her favorite snack is Gabrichu. (First We Feast)
– Her second favorite Korean dish is Budae Jjigae, also known as Army stew.
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