Meet the Cheerful Human Vitamin from Momoland, JooE
In the K-pop industry, there are a lot of types of K-pop idols with different personalities. Some of them are quiet, some of them are cheerful, some of them can’t stop talking, some of them live life in their own world, and there are many other types of K-pop idols that you can see in every group.
In this article, we will talk about one idol who is always a happy virus in their group. Of course, there are a lot of happy viruses in groups such as Chanyeol from EXO, Yena from IZ*ONE, and many more. But, this one idol is surely one of the happy viruses who will make you smile eventually just by seeing them laugh.
And, that one idol is none other than Momoland’s JooE!
Let’s learn more about JooE in the sections below!
Momoland’s JooE’s Profile
In Momoland, JooE is in charge of the main rapper, lead vocalist, and lead dancer positions. But, she’s also in charge of making everyone happy around her. Just look at her smile. Who doesn’t feel excited just by seeing her smiling brightly like that?
JooE is indeed the human vitamin of Momoland. Let’s appreciate JooE’s existence by learning more about her! Of course, she has a lot of charms and is a talented idol despite her pretty face, so get ready to fall in love with JooE from Momoland!
Let’s see some basic info about JooE down below!
Full Name: Lee Joo-won
Korean Name: 이주원
Chinese Name: 李周洹
Stage Name: JooE
Nicknames: Ttongjoo, Dongjoo, Joo2, ChooE, Choo, Jookingie, Tropicana, HeungJooE, Hengbu, Selgi-gun
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Birthdate: August 18, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
- Yangpyeong Damun Elementary School
- Yangpyeong Yeomun Middle School
- Hanlim School of Performing Arts, Seoul
Positions: Main rapper, lead vocalist, lead dancer
Occupation: Singer, idol
Blood Type: O
Weight: 45 kg
Height: 164 cm
Foot Size: 235 mm
Hobbies: Listening to music, surfing on the Internet
Specialties: Dance, mimicking vocal cords, playing the piano, etc.
Family: Parents, 1 older brother (born in 1998)
Pet: Hopi (Dog)
Debut Day: November 10
Debut Year: 2016
Agency: MLD Entertainment (Formerly Duble Kick Entertainment)
Momoland’s JooE’s Facts
- JooE’s role model is SNSD’s Kim Taeyeon.
- JooE said that IU is the most beautiful woman among the idols.
- In the ninth grade of middle school, JooE had a nose job because her nose was so flat.
- However, some people said that she looked prettier before she had a nose job.
- JooE auditioned for a lot of companies, but she never went to SM Entertainment.
- JooE is close to Sihyeon from Everglow because they were schoolmates in Hanlim Multiarts High School.
- JooE is also close to Kim Lip and Chuu from LOONA.
- In the first quarter of 2018, JooE got the first rank in the brand ranking of idols because of the popularity of “Bboom Bboom” and her individual activities.
- JooE has a phobia of living and swimming fish. She found this out when she visited an aquarium when she filmed a broadcast.
- To relieve stress, JooE watches horror movies and eats something spicy.
- JooE’s face looks chubby, but her body is slim.
- JooE has a puppy named Hopi, and all of her family members like Hopi.
Momoland’s JooE’s Pre-Debut
Unlike some other idols that live in other cities before moving to Seoul and becoming an idol, JooE’s hometown is near Seoul. She was born in Seoul, but she spent her childhood to teenage life in Damun-ri, Yongmun-myeon, Yangpyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do. It’s not that far from Seoul. If you take a look at the pictures of the city, JooE’s hometown is actually so beautiful just like her.
JooE was born as a second child in her family. JooE has an older brother named Lee Min-jae who was born in 1998. They lived happily with their parents. JooE who was born with her real name Lee Joo-won spent her life in Yangpyeong until she graduated from middle school.
As a child, JooE always had a dream to be a singer. However, in her hometown, there wasn’t an academy around. She learned to sing by herself in her room and even went to the academy outside her city. All the things she did were only for her to be an idol.
Starting from when she was in high school, JooE tried to audition for a lot of companies. She got rejected a lot, but she never gave up. Eventually, there was an agency that finally accepted her. JooE’s wish finally came true. She got trained to be an idol for months.
But, her journey didn’t stop there. In 2016, she joined a survival show of her company, Finding Momoland. In this show, there were several trainees that competed against each other to be the final lineup of the new girl group called Momoland. In the end, JooE finished in the top 7 ranks of the participants.
Momoland’s JooE’s Debut
Finally, all the things that happened to JooE before she made her debut came to an end. JooE was chosen as one of the seven members of MLD (formerly Duble Kick) Entertainment’s new girl group called Momoland. Alongside JooE, there were also Nancy, Ahin, Hyebin, Yeonwoo, Jane, and Nayun.
The group made its debut on November 10, 2016. They released their first single track called “Jjan! Koon! Kwang!” Momoland performed their title track, as well as their single from the survival show Finding Momoland, in a music show. Let’s see the videos of Momoland’s music video, first debut stage, and the performance of “Welcome to Momoland!”
What do you think about their performance? We are so glad to see that JooE finally made her debut. She did really well in her first stage in a music show.
Now for the bonus clip, let’s see Momoland’s dance practice of their first single “Jjan! Koong! Kwang!”