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Momo (모모)

Momo Hirai, also called Momo (모모), is a South Korean-based Japanese singer, rapper, and dancer. She is a part of JYP Entertainment’s Twice, a K – pop girl group. Twice has three Japanese members; one of them is Momo.

In this article, we have included everything about Momo (모모). So, please scroll down to know about his marriage, relationship, career, age, height, etc.

Early Life and Family Details

Momo is a 24-year-old artist who was born on November 9, 1996. Her astrological sign is Scorpio, and her hometown is Kytanabe, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. Momo Hirai is her full name (in Japanese: ).

Similarly, Momo is spelled as in Japanese and as in Korean. Momo has a sister named Hana, who is two years her senior in terms of her family.

She began dancing at the age of three. So she started her journey with her sister.

Momo (모모)
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Regarding her academic credentials, she attended school in her neighborhood, but besides that, there are no details available to the public.

Body stats

Momo is approximately 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs about 48.5 kilograms (106 pounds). The Japanese singer’s chest, waist, and hip measurements are 34-25-31 inches. Her blood type is “A.”  She has dark brown eyes and dark brown hair.

Quick Facts

Full NameHirai Momo
Native Name平井 もも
Stage NameMomo (모모)
BirthdayNovember 9, 1996
Birth PlaceKyōtanabe, Kyoto, Japan
OccupationSinger, Rapper, Model
AgencyJYP Entertainment
Associated ActTWICE
PositionMain Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper
Height5 feet 4 inches
Weight48 kg
Blood TypeA
Relationship Status In a relationship
Partner(s) Kim Hee-chul
Net WorthApproximately US 1-5 million


Momo debuted in the South Korean music business at a young age, starring in a Lexy music video in 2008 and on the talent program Superstar Kin 2011. JYP Entertainment first saw Momo and her siblings in an internet video in 2012.

They were both invited to compete, but only she was chosen, leading to her relocation to South Korea in April 2012.

She appeared in the South Korean reality program Sixteen in 2015, hosted by JYP Entertainment and co-produced by Mnet.

Despite being dismissed at the start of the contest, she was invited back at the conclusion and entered the newly established female group Twice.

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Hirai Momo and her band published their first mini-album named ‘The Story Begins’ in 2015 after founding the group ‘Twice‘ with Chou Tzu-yu, Kim Dahyun, and Son Chae-young.

Since then, the Japanese singer has been a member of the ensemble as a vocalist and performer.

Min Kyung-hoon and Kim Hee-chul recorded a digital single named “Sweet Dream” in the fall of 2016. Hirai Momo appeared in the music video for the song.

Momo also starred in Park Jin Young’s “Fire” music video that year, alongside Jimin Park, Conan O’Brien, and Steven Yeun.

Momo (모모)
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Hirai is also known for being Twice’ most excellent dancer. Then, in the year 2019, she became a popular topic on Twitter.

This occurred following the publication of one of her video trailers. She was named the tenth most popular female K-pop idol in the same year.

This finding is based on a study of South Korean soldiers required to serve in the military. The teenage vocalist is also named #34 on TC Candler’s list of the “100 most attractive faces of 2020.”


Other than her work with her band, her discography includes songs like “Shot Thru the Heart,” “Hot,” “Love Foolish, “21:29,” amongst many others.

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Momo is in a romantic relationship with Kim Hee-chul at the moment. Hee-chul is also a member of the Super Junior boy band.

On January 2, 2020, they verified the news. Both parties’ agencies confirmed the news, namely Hee-Label cul’s SJ and Momo’s JYP Entertainment.

In prior time they collaborated in 2016 when presenting the Suwon K-pop Super Concert together Zhou Mi of Super Junior-M and Chaeyoung of Twice.

Momo (모모)
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Net Worth Details of Momo

As a result of her efforts, this growing star has earned significant wealth and a high degree of reputation in terms of money and net worth.

She has enjoyed a long and fruitful career as a celebrity. She is estimated to have a net worth of between $1 million and $5 million. She’d benefited from endorsements and commercials as well.

Facts about Momo

  • She like dolls and plush animals.
  • Petco, Pudding, and Lucky are Momo’s three female dogs (she is allergic to dogs though).
  • She can’t eat salmon since she’s allergic to it.
  • Momo has a fear of heights.
  • She suggests visiting Arima Onsen (hot springs) in Japan during the winter.

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