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TWICE Sana Profile, Facts, and TMI

Sana Profile

  • Birth Name: 湊﨑紗夏 (Minatozaki Sana)
  • Stage Name: Sana
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Date of Birth: 1996.12.29
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Chinese Zodiac: Rat
  • Height: 164 cm (5’3”)
  • Weight: 45 kg (99.2 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Personal Social Media: Unverified Twitter Account 1, Unverified Twitter Account 2

Sana Facts & TMI

  • Sana was born and grew up in Osaka.
  • Her family consists of mother, father and grandmother.
  • Sana is an only child.
  • She is an atheist.
  • Her official position in TWICE is sub vocalist.
  • She sometimes introduces herself as ‘Cutie Sexy, Sana’.
  • To realize her dream as a singer, she learned dance in EXPG Osaka (EXILE’s dance academy) for 3 years.
  • In 2011, he received an audition offer from a JYP staff while shopping with a friend.
  • Sana’s mother took Sana to the 2PM concert and asked her what she felt while watching the concert, and Sana said she wanted to be on the stage. After hearing Sana’s answer, her parents allowed her to join JYP Entertainment.
  • Sana began her trainee period with Momo on April 13, 2012.
  • Originally, she planned to debut in a Japanese girl group project.
  • Before her debut, she had appeared in GOT7’s ‘A’ and 2PM’s Junho’s ‘Feel’ music video.
  • Sana became one of the most popular girl group members in Korea after her killing part in TWICE song ‘CHEER UP’ the ‘Shy Shy Shy’ part became a hit.
  • Despite being a foreign member, she is so fluent at Korean.
  • Thanks to her fluency in Korean, she is one of TWICE members who frequently appeared in variety shows such as ‘Star King’, ‘Running Man’, ‘Happy Together’, ‘Idol Star Athletic Championship’, ‘Oppa Thinking’, ‘Hidden Singer’, and ‘Running Man’.
  • She became special MCs for music shows or events such as ‘MCountdown’, ‘2017 KBS Gayo Daechukje’ and ‘2019 Seollal Idol Star Athletic Championship’. 
  • In January 2018, she topped the girl group member brand reputation list.
  • On March 27, 2020, in the final episode of the ‘Nizi Project’, Momo and Sana made a surprise appearance in the trainee waiting room to give them support and encouragement.
  • She became a cover model for First Look Magazine April 2020 Edition.
  • She can’t hold her laughter well.
  • Her special skill is calligraphy, which she showed several times in variety shows.
  • Sana has this special way of speaking, where she says “ya” (야) in the beginning of sentence and end it with “nya” (냐).
  • She has a heavy Kansai accent.
  • She would often land a peck on the members’ cheeks.
  • She has a habit of saying “You’re lying~” (거싯말~).
  • When asked why she wanted to become a singer, Sana explained that her grandmother once said, “I wish our Sana would appear in that kind of stage” while watching a Japanese karaoke competition, making her dream to be a singer.
  • Sana danced to Girls’ Generation’s ‘MR. TAXI’ for her audition at JYP Entertainment.
  • She’s the only only-child among TWICE members.
  • According to Sana’s mother, she has a bad eyesight, so she wears glasses at home.
  • She is also famous for giving spoilers of TWICE’s new releases.
  • She has a terrible sense of direction.
  • Sana is a big prankster in TWICE, she would poke the other members’ underarms, poking the other members’ nose hole with a pen, etc.
  • She is arguably the best Korean speaker among TWICE’s foreign members.
  • She has pretty handwriting.
  • Because she didn’t get to go to school after coming to Korea, she took a GED exam for her high school diploma.
  • She is friends with GFRIEND’s Eunha & Yerin and Girl’s Day’s Hyeri.
  • According to Tzuyu, she is the fastest-talking member in TWICE.
  • She likes animals, except cicadas.
  • She chose nose as her charming point.
  • She said she does ‘limp massage’ before going to bed and after waking up.
  • She said she likes wearing knitted clothes.
  • Her favorite food is chutoro (fish), cheese cake, and tart. 
  • She is a fan of actress Park Soojin.
  • Her favorite color is red.
  • She said that she wanted to learn surfing.
  • She is often wearing off-shoulder fashion.
  • Her favorite fruit is raspberry.
  • She always carries an ice pack with her.
  • The first thing she does when she wakes up in the morning is checking herself in front of a mirror.
  • The first thing she does when she arrives home is lying on the bed.
  • She said that wants to get a driver’s license.
  • Sana said that she put extra attention to her lips and nose line when she puts on makeup.
  • She said that she doesn’t usually wear heels.
  • She shared that she does abs training every night.
  • Her favorite Korean word is “shy shy” (부끄부끄).
  • She is a fan of Japanese actress Suzu Hirose.
  • She said that she enjoys magic-themed movies or series such as ‘Harry Potter’ or ‘The Worst Witch’.
  • IZ*ONE’s Japanese members Sakura, Nako, and Hitomi are Sana’s fans.
  • When she was young, she raised a Shiba dog named Ichi, but she lost it because he ran away.
  • Her official color is purple (#8c79b4).
  • Her motto is “Let’s think of the time we’re in front of us as important and act.”
  • Her hobby is collecting body mist and perfume, shopping, and eating.
  • Her MBTI personality type is ENFP.
  • Sana’s shoe size is 230 mm.
  • Her nicknames are No Sana No Life, ShaSha, Kim Sana, ShyShyShy, ShaNa, HamjjiSana, SaMiho, Cutie Sexy, SaBunny, Kiss Phantom, Sa-quirrel, etc.

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