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Momo (모모) is a Japanese singer under JYP Entertainment. She is the main dancer of the girl group TWICE.


  • She was born in Kyōtanabe, Kyoto, Japan.
  • She has an older sister, named Hana. (2 years older than Momo)
  • She was scouted by JYP Entertainment after they saw a dance video of her and her older sister.
  • She passed the audition on April 13, 2012. Her sister didn’t make it though.
  • Momo was eliminated in ep 6 of SIXTEEN, but J.Y.Park decided to add her as a member of Twice, because of her dancing skills.
  • Momo means Peach in Japanese.
  • Her representative color is Pink.
  • Momo has the most confidence in dancing to urban. She also likes dancing to hip-hop.
  • She started taking dancing lessons when she was 3 years old because she wanted to follow her older sister.
  • She is a big food lover. She especially likes jokbal (a Korean dish consisting of pig’s trotters cooked with soy sauce and spices).
  • Momo chose 64 as her favorite no., because it’s the number on her father’s shirt when he plays football.
  • She likes dolls/stuffed-toys.
  • Momo and GOT7’s BamBam both have moms who are big fans of Rain.
  • Momo’s family have 3 dogs, who are named Petco, Pudding, and Lucky (they are all females).
  • She appeared in GOT7‘s “Stop Stop It” MV, Junho’s “Feel” (Japanese) MV, miss A‘s “Only You” MV, Wooyoung‘s “Rose” (Japanese) MV, Heechul‘s and Min Kyung Hoon‘s “Sweet Dream” MV.
  • In the dorm, Jeongyeon and Momo share a room.