Nancy is the stage name of Nancy Jewel McDonie, a singer and MC who is a member of the South Korean girl group MOMOLAND. Nancy who was born on April 13, 2000, to an American father and a Korean mother, and she grew up in the United States. She competed in the Korean music survival program “Finding Momoland” and debuted in late 2016 as one of the seven members to make the cut. Nancy became a host of the popular music program “Pops in Seoul.”
Here are 7 things you need to know about Nancy:
Birth Name: Nancy Jewel McDonie (낸시 맥도니)
Stage name: Nancy (낸시)
Korean name: Lee Seung-ri (이승리)
Position: Maknae (youngest in the group), lead vocalist, visual
Birthday: April 13, 2000
Height: 162 cm (5ft 3¾ in)
Weight: 46kg (101 lbs)
Blood type: O
1. She’s Half American/Half Korean Yes, you read it right, Nancy is half American and half Korean, as her dad is an American while her mom is a Korean. She’s born in Daegu in South Korea, however, she was raised in Ohio, United States.
2. Her zodiac/star sign is Aries If you are versed about what does star sign/zodiac (on some countries), then you might want to know that Nancy’s star sign was Aries, which falls from people who are born between March 21-April 19.
3. She was on reality show ‘Finding MOMOLAND’ A 2016 reality show that aims to form the next big hit girl group from Dublekick, Nancy, among with the other MOMOLAND members, was a part of the seven winning members of the show.
4. She was also part of SBS Inkigayo’s Sunny Girls image via allkpop.com A project girl group made by the popular music show for its ‘Music Crush’ project in 2016, Sunny Girls is comprised of a really impressive, visual-oriented lineup: G-Friend‘s Eunha, Cosmic Girls‘ Cheng Xiao, Oh My Girl‘s YooA, Gugudan‘s Nayoung, and of course, Momoland‘s Nancy.
5. She likes musicals, to the point that she can make it amazing While we know that this girl loves musicals, what we didn’t know is that she can make one amazing. This clip from ‘Finding MOMOLAND’ shows Nancy’s amazing voice as well as her smooth-sweet English accent.
6. Her hobbies are watching movies and singing Disney OSTs.
7. Her favorite color used to be burgundy, but her new favorite color is blue.