TWICE Momo: Profile, Height, Statistics, Dating, Facts & Information (Updated)
Momo Hirai( 히라이 모모, Japanese: 平井もも／ひらいもも Hirai Momo), better known as Momo (모모), is a Japanese singer and dancer, active in South Korea. She is the third oldest member of the K-pop girl group, TWICE, as the main dancer, vocalist, and sub-rapper.
Profile Stage Name
Hirai Momo (平井 もも)
Date of Birth
November 9, 1996
167 cm (5’6″)
48 kg (106 lbs)
Tanabe Junior High School
City of origin / Country
Dancing, Singing, Rapping
Momo is a very prudent, dedicated person who acts as a natural leader.
Someone who eats well and someone who loves Jokbal
Momo and her sister were originally spotted by JYP Entertainment in an online video in 2012. They were both asked to audition, although only Momo was successful, prompting her to move to South Korea in April 2012. Before joining Twice, she danced in a number of music videos as a "trainee".
Kim Heechul and Momo made their relationship public in January 2020 after previously denying reports of their relationship. The pair has been publicly dating for a year and half. Eventually they were reported that both broke up due to their personal reasons.
-She was the only eliminated member of SIXTEEN to be brought back to debut as a member of TWICE.
-Momo loves to dance.
-She passed the audition on April 13, 2012. She sister didn’t make it though.
- Momo means Peach in Japanese.
-Her waist was measured on Weekly Idol and it was shown to be 22 inches.
-Since she sleeps without drying her hair, Jeongyeon does it for her.
-Momo has the most confidence in dancing to urban. She also likes dancing to hip hop.
-She was scouted by JYP Entertainment after they saw a dance video of her and her older sister.
-he has 3 family dogs, who are named Petco, Pudding, and Lucky, they are all females. In May 2020, Momo announced that she now owns another dog named Boo.
-Besides being called “dancing machine” she’s also called “eating machine”.
-She likes the color pink.
-When she can't sleep, she watches K-dramas.
- Momo doesn’t like cucumbers, watermelon, or melons.
-Momo doesn’t like drinking milk.
-Her blood type was unknown for a long period of time, so the rest of the members had a bet on who could guess her blood type.
- In the winter time, Momo recommends going to Arima Onsen (hot springs) in Japan.
-Momo learned all swimming styles from Minawhen they went to Jeju Island. Momo was the fastest from the group to pass the JYP basic routine dance exam, which only took her 3 months.
-On Knowing Brothers she said that she got dumber after she hit her head to a wall during school days.
-In the showSixteen, Momo was the only one from her team to not know her own blood type, so when they tested her blood all the members who had the same blood type as her celebrated the discovery.
-At one of the MNET Backstage interviews, she forgot how to speak Japanese.
-Before debut, Momo was told to lose 7kg (15 pounds) before showcase no matter what, so she lost the weight in one week by having nothing but a cube of ice and exercise for the whole week. She eventually succeeded to lose 7kg in the end then gained 7kg back by eating non-stop for the following week.
-Momo wrote the lyrics for the song ''Shot Thru The Heart'' along with Mina and Sana for their Summer Nightsspecial album.
-In May 07 2022, Momo shared with ONCE that she got her ear pierced.ChaeyoungandSanaaccompanied her to have it done.
-Momo was dubbed one of the "Foreign K-Pop Idols Who Have Amazing Korean Handwriting" along with the other foreign members,Sana,Mina, &Tzuyu.
-Momo appeared in GOT7’s “Stop Stop It” MV, Junho’s “Feel” (Japanese) MV, miss A’s “Only You” MV, and Wooyoung’s “Rose” (Japanese) MV.
-On Hit The Stage, she said she is scared of survival shows ever since she was eliminated from Sixteen.
-She has a habit of opening her mouth at random moments.
-Momo was good at English until her friend pushed her and her head bumped in the wall when she was young.
-In January 2020, it was announced that Momo is dating Heechul of Super Junior.
-Momo said that she looks like a raccoon and her signature has a raccoon on it.
-Choreographer Lia Kim chose her as "Most Talented Idol Dancer".
- On July 8, 2021, Momo and Heechul were confirmed to have broken up due to their busy work schedules.
-According to Tzuyu, Momo doesn’t like drinking water.
-She doesn’t like rides like roller coasters.
-When she received her first paycheck, she ate delicious things.
-She’s allergic to salmon. -Momo is scared of heights.