The incredible path Mina took to to be in K-Pop band Twice

Myoui Mina is one of the 9 members of the South Korean pop band Twice. Like her bandmates, Mina was cast to become an idol on the JYP Entertainment reality show Sixteen in 2015. But how did this singer get into the contest? Keep reading to find out.

  • Mina was born on March 24, 1997 in Texas, United States.
  •  A short time later her family decided to move to Japan and there she grew up.
  • Starting in 2014, she made a base in South Korea to fulfill her dream of becoming an idol.
Mina from Twice.

Each of the nine members of Twice has a different life story and a different way of being discovered as well.

Despite the fact that Mina studied ballet at a prestigious school in Japan, it was not her who knocked on the doors of JYP Entertainment in search of the opportunity to become an idol.

Mina when she was competing in Sixteen.

Rather the complete opposite.

One day like any other, the 23-year-old singer and dancer went shopping with her mother at the mall. Between purchase and purchase, an agent from the JYP label saw the artist.

Mina shopping.

After much insistence, the recruiter managed to convince Mina and her mother to audition for the company.

After being accepted as a trainee in 2014, the sweet girl from Japan became the idol who trained the least time before becoming a band member.


In just 16 months Mina was already part of the girl band Twice that debuted in October 2015 with the E.P. The story begins.
Sounds like a movie story!

Kelsey Miller

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