Momoland members are known quite well for their diverse charm and charisma. The group was formed by MLD Entertainment after Mnet launched its survival program in 2016 named Finding Momoland. Momoland debuted their first mini-album Welcome to Momoland on November 10, 2016. Daisy was announced as the group’s eighth member on March 28, 2017. Kim Taeha was announced as a new member of the group on the 9th of April, 2017. Momoland members have won a number of distinctions such as the 2017 New Star Artist, the 2017 Rising Star Award, the 2018 Bonsang Award, and many more. The group has been spreading its wings to Japan since 2018 when they released their debut single Bboom Bboom. The K-pop girl group is composed of nine members: Nancy, JooE, Yeonwoo, Daisy, Ahin, Hyebin, Jane, Taeha, and Nayun.
Who Are The Momoland Members And Where Are They From
Nancy is the lead vocalist, lead dancer, visual, center, and the youngest of Momoland’s members. She has the most training experience with 6 years under her belt. She studied at HanLim Art School. Her birth name is Nancy Jewel MCdonie and she was born in Daegu, South Korea. Her favorite number is 13 because that was the day she was born.
She is the lead vocalist, lead dancer, rapper, center, and face of the group. JooE studied at HanLim Art School and is from Bucheon, South Korea. She has an older brother named Lee Min Jae. When she was in the 6th grade, she learned judo. JooE admitted that she had nose surgery done in her first year of high school.
Yeonwoo used to live in Chungju and Eumseong, so she still speaks a bit slow. She has an older sister. Her birthplace is Seoul, South Korea. Yeonwoo’s major charm is her laughter. She is good at drawing. She is also good at acting. Yeonwoo’s nickname during her school days was “goddess.” Her role model is Sunmi. She likes spicy foods, takoyaki, chicken and drinking water. She also likes fishing.
Among Momoland members, Daisy is the main rapper, main dancer, and vocalist of the group. She was eliminated from the Finding Momoland contest but still joined the group. Her real name is Yoo Jung Ahn and she was born in Seoul, South Korea. She is very fluent in English and can dance ballet. Daisy lived in Canada for 11 years.
Ahin lived in China for 11 years, from the age of six. Her nicknames are Wo Ai Ni, Cindy, and Sami. She studied at Shanghai United International School and Seoul School of Performing Arts. Ahin was born in Wonju, South Korea. She used the name Cindy when she studied abroad. She speaks Chinese, English, and Spanish. Ahin has an older sister named Sophie
Hyebin was born in Andong, South Korea and joined Duble Kick Entertainment in early 2015. She participated in Finding Momoland as one of the 10 contestants. She was one of the winners and as a result, became one of Momoland’s members. Hyebin’s favorite color is red. Her hobby is playing Lego. Hyebin’s special talent is voice impersonations of game characters and zombies. She has a younger brother.
Jane was born in Changwon, South Korea. She is an SS Entertainment ex-trainee and auditioned to FNC and Source Music but wasn’t successful. Her favorite colors are pastel tones, black and rose gold. She can also speak Japanese. She and Ahin were voted the messiest Momoland members by Daisy.
Taeha’s name was Kim Minji, but she legally changed it to Kim Taeha. She is from Jeonju, South Korea. She is close with all members of Cosmic Girls and almost debuted with them. She is known for her hard slap and she also cries easily.
Nayun is from Chilgok-gun, South Korea. She studied at the Seoul School of Performing Arts. Her English name is Michelle. Her nickname is 4D of Contrasting Charms. Her hobbies are talking on the phone and watching movies. She sees herself as a good listener and advisor. Nayun has been diagnosed with BPPV, a condition linked to the inner ear which induces vertigo. In 2018 she went on a temporary hiatus to focus on her health.