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TWICE Momo Profile, Facts, and TMI

Momo Profile

  • Birth Name: 平井もも (Hirai Momo)
  • Stage Name: Momo
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Date of Birth: 1996.11.09
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • Chinese Zodiac: Rat
  • Height: 163 cm (5’3”)
  • Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Personal Social Media: N/A

Momo Facts & TMI

  • Momo was born in Kyotanabe City, Japan.
  • Her family consists of mother, father and an older sister (Hirai Hana, born 1994).
  • She has three Jack Russell Terriers named Petco, Lucky, Pudding and a Norwich Terrier Boo.
  • She is an atheist.
  • Her official position is main dancer, sub vocalist and sub rapper.
  • Her official color is pink (#e67ea3).
  • She attended a dance studio and danced since she was three years old.
  • In 2008, while attending STEP OUT Dance Studio in Osaka, she appeared in Korean singer Lexy’s music video.
  • A JYP staff who saw the dance video that she performed with her sister on YouTube contacted her for an audition, and she auditioned with her sister (Hirai Hana), but she passed the audition alone.
  • She began her trainee period in Korea with Sana in April 2012.
  • She originally planned to debut in a Japanese girl group under JYP Entertainment, but the project got cancelled and she participated in ‘SIXTEEN’ instead.
  • When she was a trainee, she starred in 2PM’s Wooyoung’s R.O.S.E Japanese music video with Mina and Dahyun.
  • Her name ‘Momo’ means peach in Japanese.
  • The members voted her as the cutest TWICE member.
  • She really loves eating, but she also likes exercising, so she doesn’t gain weight easily.
  • She is easily scared.
  • She doesn’t like drinking water, instead, she loves drinking flavored beverages.
  • She starred in Kim Heechul and Min Kyunghoon’s duet song ‘Sweet Dream’ MV.
  • Momo is roommates with Jeongyeon.
  • She is quite a shopaholic.
  • Momo is famous as one of the best dancers among 3rd generation girl group members, she can dance perfectly to many idol groups’ songs (as shown in Weekly Idol).
  • Just like other TWICE members, Momo appeared in many variety shows such as ‘Idol Star Athletic Championship’, ‘People of Full Capacity’, ‘We Will Eat Well’, ‘Hit The Stage’, ‘Flower Crew’, ‘Hello Counsellor’, ‘Dogs Are Incredible’, etc.
  • Kim Heechul of Super Junior is a big fan of Momo, it was later revealed that the two are dating since 2019.
  • She performed a special stage of S.E.S’ ‘Dreams Come True’ at ‘SBS Gayo Daejeon 2018’ with teammates Chaeyoung, Tzuyu and Red Velvet’s Irene, Joy, Seulgi.
  • She also performed a JYP Special Stage at ‘KBS Gayo Daechukje 2018’.
  • In ‘Gayo Daejejeon 2019’, Jihyo and Momo had a special collaboration stage with Taemin.
  • Her dad is a fan of Jihyo while her older sister Hana is a fan of Chaeyoung.
  • Among her favorite foods are oyakodon, soy sauce crab, mayonnaise, octopus, avocado, mara stew, and pig trotters.
  • She dislikes wasabi, watermelon, mushrooms, and cucumber.
  • A lot of fans think that she resembles a raccoon.
  • She is a fan of Nissan Cedric cars.
  • Her nicknames are Momoring, MoGuri (Momo + Neoguri, ‘neoguri’ means raccoon in Japanese), MoGuring, Dancing Queen, Dancing Mochine, Mocin, Mogu, etc.
  • Her role models are Lee Hyori, Rain, Namie Amuro, MissA, and 2PM.
  • Her celebrity lookalikes are Lee Nayoung and Atsuko Maeda.
  • She is close with soloist Chungha, she often mentions Chungha in her ‘Thanks to’.
  • She’s good at impersonating Park Jinyoung.
  • She likes stuffed animals, Barbie princesses, and Minnie Mouse.
  • She saves Jihyo’s contact as ‘Ji-chan’ on her phone.
  • She has been a K-Pop fan since she was younger.
  • Momo and Tzuyu are the two most popular members of TWICE in Japan.
  • She’s afraid of the hospital.
  • She was a fan of the survival TV program ‘Produce 48’.
  • She is using iPhone XR and Galaxy Note 10 5G.
  • Her MBTI personality type is INFP.
  • Her hobby is eating, watching movies or dramas, and nail art.
  • Her motto is “If you work hard, you can eat delicious food”.

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