Momo is a well-known Japanese singer who lives in South Korea. Momo is most known as Twice’s principal dancer, sub-vocalist, and sub-rapper.
Momo, who was born on November 9, 1996, is now 24 years old. Her birthplace is Kytanabe, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan, and she is a Scorpio. Momo Hirai is her full name (in Japanese: ). Similarly, she is written in Japanese and as in Korean.
In terms of family, she has a sister named Hana who is two years her senior. Similarly, she began dancing at the age of three. She began her career alongside her sister. Furthermore, her favorite number is 64 because that is the number on her father’s football shirt. Rain is also a favorite of both her and GOT7’s BamBam’s mothers. Petco, Pudding, and Lucky are the family’s three dogs.
More Facts about Momo
|Full Name||Momo Hirai|
|Born Date||09 Nov 1996|
|Age||25 years old|
|Best Match for Marriage||Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces|
|Profession||Singer, Dancer, Rapper, Member of Twice|
|Height||5 feet 4 inches (1.63m)|
|Net Worth||$1 million to $5 million|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Body Size||34-25-31 inches|
|Birth Place||Kyōtanabe, Kyoto Prefecture|
|Siblings||One (sister Hana)|
Professional Life and Career
Momo is a well-known South Korean singer, rapper, and dancer. She is well-known internationally as a member of the legendary girl group “Twice.” It is a girl group founded by the JYP Entertainment entertainment firm. Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung, and Tzuyu are the other members of this well-known girl group.
On October 20, 2015, Twice made its formal debut. They formed after appearing on the television show Sixteen. The Story Begins was Twice’s first extended play (EP). This girl group has three Japanese members. The other Twice members of Japanese descent are Sana and Mina. Tzuyu, another Twice member, is also of Taiwanese heritage.
In addition, she participated in a Lexy music video in 2008. Similarly, in 2011, the singer appeared on the talent show Superstar K. JYP first noticed her and her sister Hana in an online video in 2012.
The siblings were invited to try out. However, she was the only one who was chosen to continue following the audition. As a result, the young vocalist relocated to South Korea in April 2012.
She danced in a number of music videos as a K-Pop trainee before joining Twice. Then, in 2015, she appeared on the television show Sixteen. JYP Entertainment hosts it, while Mnet co-produces it. She was initially disqualified from the tournament. She returned at the end of the competition, though, and joined the newly formed girl group Twice.
She then made her formal debut as a member of Twice in October 2015. In terms of popularity, the Japanese singer is listed as the 20th most popular idol in South Korea. This result is based on Gallup Korea’s 2018 annual music survey.
Similarly, she is one of South Korea’s most popular non-Korean K-pop stars. Furthermore, the Chosun Ilbo has linked the singer’s popularity with boosting South Korean-Japanese relations. The teenage vocalist is well-known for her fitness and body moves. As a result, she earned the moniker “Dance Machine.”
Similarly, she is well-known as Twice’s best dancer. Then, in 2019, she garnered attention for trending on Twitter. This occurred following the publication of one of her video trailers. She was named the eighth most popular female K-pop idol the same year. This finding is based on a survey of South Korean troops performing required military duty. In addition, the young vocalist is ranked #34 on TC Candler’s list of the “100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2020.”
Similarly, she starred in J.Y. Park’s music video for the song Fire alongside her fellow Twice members Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Chaeyoung, and Tzuyu. J.Y. Park was also the one who included her in Twice because of her dance abilities, despite her earlier elimination.
She has also been in various music videos for other artists. She appeared in GOT7’s Stop Stop It, Junho’s Japanese adaptation of Feel, Miss A’s Only You, Wooyoung’s Japanese adaptations of Rose and Heechul, and Min Kyung Hoon’s Sweet Dream.
Status of the Relationship
Momo is presently engaged to be married to Kim Hee-chul. Hee-chul is also a member of the Super Junior boy band. On January 2, 2020, they verified the news. Both parties’ agencies, Hee-Label cul’s SJ and her JYP Entertainment confirmed the news.
They previously collaborated in 2016 when they hosted the Suwon K-pop Super Concert alongside Super Junior-Zhou M’s Mi and Twice’s Chaeyoung.
Momo is approximately 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs approximately 48.5 kgs (106 lbs). The Japanese singer’s chest-waist-hip measurements are 34-25-31 inches. Her blood type is “A,” and she has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color.
Net Worth and Social Media
The Twice singer does not appear to have a personal account on any social media platform, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tiktok, and YouTube. Nonetheless, we may obtain Momo updates through Twice’s official accounts on multiple channels. Moving on, her net worth is estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million US dollars.