Stage Name: Mina (미나)
Birth Name: Myoui Mina (名井 南)
English Name: Sharon
Birthday: March 24, 1997
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Official Height: 163 cm (5’4″) / Approx. Real Height: 163 cm (5’4″)*
Weight: 46 kg (101 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Agency: JYP Entertainment
– She was born in San Antonio, Texas, United States; her parents are Japanese.
– Her family moved to Kobe, Japan, when she was a toddler.
– Mina’s English name is Sharon Myoui.
– She has an older brother.
– She attended Obayashi Sacred Heart School in Japan.
– Mina got cast while shopping with her mom.
– She auditioned in a JYP audition in Japan and joined the trainee program in South Korea on January 2, 2014.
– She is the member who had the shortest training period before debuting as a member of Twice.
– She got into kpop when she did a cover with her friend using a song by Girls Generation.
– She learned ballet for 11 years.
– Her representative color is Mint.
– She joined Urizip dance school for more modern dance training.
– Mina was very popular among male trainees. (Former JYP trainer)
– Mina’s nicknames are ‘Penguin’ and ‘Black Swan’.
– Mina’s favorite ballet production is La Corsaire.
– Mina’s family has a dog named Rei, who’s male and 10 years old.
– She’s a really quiet person in public.
– Her favorite karaoke song is “Almost is Never Enough!”
– Mina likes the movie (series) Harry Potter. She likes Hermione.
– Mina prefer action thriller movies than romance (SBS Power FM “Choi Hwajung’s Power Time’ with TWICE)
– Mina can’t eat beondaegi (silkworm pupae).
– Mina doesn’t like plum blossom and nattō.
– She likes eating snacks.
– She loves Heinz ketchup, and also, what she loves the most is egg with ketchup.
– Mina likes Americano (beverage).
– She likes the colors purple and indigo.
– When Mina can’t sleep, she goes on her phone.
– Mina religion is Catholic
– When Mina is very stressed, she cries.
– Mina said she has lots of mood swings & has ups & downs. She still thinks she’s a very bright person.
– She doesn’t talk to anyone when they’re angry. (Former JYP trainee)
– Her hobbies are looking up restaurants online and shopping.
– Mina could never ride the Viking and other such rides from theme parks.
– Mina likes great white sharks.
– She was given the nickname ‘Only look at Chaeyoung’ by Chaeyoung. XD
– Mina’s favorite sentence in Japanese is “The opposite of love is not hate, but indifference.“
– She appeared in Junho’s “Feel” (Japanese) MV, GOT7’s “Stop Stop It”, Wooyoung’s “Rose” (Japanese) MV, and miss A’s “Only You” MV.
– In the dorm, Jihyo, Nayeon, Sana and Mina share the biggest room.
– Mina’s ideal type: “Someone who is kind, well-mannered, and playful; Someone who can lead me; Someone decisive.”