Momo already became a ‘dancing machine’ since she was just a child. She took a dance lesson when she was just 3 years old alongside her older sister, namely Hana.
Before she became a trainee for JYP Entertainment, she once made an appearance for Lexy (2008) and Superstar K (2011).
One day, Momo and Hana made a dance video in 2012 which impressed JYP Entertainment so much.
Momo and Hana then were asked to do an audition, but unfortunately, only Momo passed the audition.
She finally moved to South Korea in 2012 and began her trainee days. After doing some training, Momo became a participant for Sixteen, a survival program held by JYP x Mnet in 2015.
The program has an aim to create a new girl group called TWICE. She made several good performances, but she was eliminated in the 6th episode.
But still, everyone was impressed by her dancing skills, so JY Park decided to debut her in the group.
- Real Name: Hirai Momo (平井 もも)
- Stage Name: Momo (모모)
- Nickname: Momo, Peach, Momori, Raccoon
- Birthday: November 9, 1996
- Birthplace: Kyōtanabe, Kyoto, Japan
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
- Nationality: Japanese
- Position: Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper, Main Dancer (TWICE)
- Height: 167 cm (5’6″)
- Weight: 48.5 kg (106 lbs)
- Blood Type: A
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- Profession: Singer
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- Hobbies: Eating, Doing nail art, Watching dramas
- Parents: –
- Sibling: Hana (older sister)
- Boyfriend: –
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- Momo’s MBTI type is INFP-T.
- In her family, Momo has a sibling, namely Hana. She is 2 years older than her.
- Momo was luckily discovered by JYP when the agency saw her wonderful dance video alongside her sister.
- Her dancing skills really impress everyone.
- Her name ‘Momo’ has a meaning ‘peach’ in Japanese.
- She once made an appearance alongside TWICE in Fire owned by JY Park.
- Pink is Momo’s representative color.
- She really loves urban dancing and hip-hop dancing. She also said that both make her feel confident.
- She successfully passed JYP’s audition in 2012.
- Momo wanted to be as good as her sister when it comes to dancing.
- She really loves food.
- Her favorite food is jokbal.
- 64 is Momo’s favorite number according to her father’s number on her father’s football shirt.
- She started dating Super Junior’s Heechul in January 2020.
- Her mother loves Rain so much.
- Her family has 3 female dogs, namely Pudding, Lucky, and Petco.
- Momo made an appearance for some music videos, such as Stop Stop It by GOT7, Feel by Junho, Only You by miss A, Rose by Wooyoung, and also Sweet Dream by Heechul ft. Min Kyung Hoon.
- Momo got 34th position in The Most Beautiful Faces in 2020 by TC Candler.
- She is recognized as a ‘dancing machine’.
- Momo doesn’t like to eat watermelon, melon, and cucumber.
- She also doesn’t like to drink milk.
- She would watch some dramas if she can’t fall asleep.
- She loves dolls and stuffed toys.
- Similar to her representative color, her favorite color itself is pink.
- She has allergic towards salmon.
- She is afraid of height.
- Her place recommendation to visit in the wintertime is Arima Onsen which is located in Japan.
- She once made an appearance as a participant for Hit the Stage.
- She is very clingy to other members.
- Momo is actually afraid of survival show.
- Momo also loves Budae Jigae.
- Jeongyeon would dry her hair when she falls asleep.
- Momo doesn’t wash her hair frequently.
- She doesn’t like some rides in the amusement park, such as roller coasters.
- She would open her mouth reflectly.
- She can sleep wherever she wants.
- She is the cutest among the members.
- Her stuffed toy bear’s name is Bearing.
- She doesn’t like to drink water.
- She shares a room with Jeongyeon.
- She has an ideal type, someone who can eat very well and love jokbal.
Pics of Momo
1. Momo is as beautiful as the red rose
2. Red really suits her energy
3. Momo’s top is matching with the sky color
4. This hair cut really makes us impressed
5. Even Momo’s candid shot is as pretty as her selfie
Momo is one of the most talented dancers in the K-pop industry. She is also very cute, lovely, and has a bright personality. Who doesn’t fall for her?