Get to Know NiZiU Leader Mako: Profile, Career, Birthday, Etc.

NiZiU Mako profile

Learn More About NiZiU Leader Mako!

NiZiU is one of the girl groups under JYP Entertainment (JYPE) and Sony Music Japan, a group that was formed through the Nizi Project. The group consists of 9 talented girls, one of whom is Mako. She is the leader of NiZiU and also the winner of Nizi Project who managed to secure herself 1st place among the 26 contestants. Want to check out the complete profile information about Mako?

If your answer is yes, don’t worry, because, in this article, Channel-Korea will provide you with all the information about the NiZiU leader. So, stay tuned and keep on reading.

NiZiU’s Mako’s Profile

NiZiU Mako profile facts

Name: Yamaguchi Mako (야마구치 마코/真子/マコ)

Stage Name: Mako (마코)

Birthday: April 4th, 2001

Birthplace: Fukuoka Prefecture, Yame City, Japan

Height: 159 cm (5’3″)

Weight: 45 kg

Occupation: Singer

Debut Year: 2020

Agency: JYP Entertainment and Sony Music

Group: NiZiU

Blood Type: A

Zodiac: Aries

Chinese Zodiac: Snake

Nationality: Japanese

NiZiU’s Mako’s Facts

Niziu Mako facts profile
  • Mako was a trainee for 3 years.
  • She has an older sister who was born in 1996, named Atsuko Yamaguchi.
  • During High School, Mako was on the student council.
  • Watching dramas, learning a language, and writing in a diary are her hobbies.
  • When she was in elementary school, she wanted to be a K-Pop idol so she learned Korean.
  • Since the 2nd grade of Junior High School, she has been chosen to be the class leader because she has good leadership.
  • Yogurt is her favorite food. She also loves all spicy foods.
  • She has a unique talent, she can eat a lemon with a flat face and no expression.
  • Mako has appeared in several MVs of Stray Kids, among which are “Back Door” and “God’s Menu”.
  • In NiZiU, her representative color is orange.
  • She wants to cook for the other NiZiU members.

NiZiU’s Mako Pre Debut

Niziu Mako pre-debut

Not only she is the leader, but Mako is also called the pretty leader because she has stunning visuals. Mako has a pretty smile and Japanese slanted eyes, and it makes her look perfect. Mako grew up in Japan, so we don’t know a lot about what Mako was like before her debut, what was her pretty face like in the pre-debut days? You can check it below!

Niziu Mako pre-debut

In the photo above, we can see Mako with black hair holding a trophy and a pretty flower bouquet. In that photo, she was at a contest in South Korea prior to her debut.

Niziu Mako pre-debut
NiziU Mako pre debut

Mako looks really cute with her Japanese school uniform; she looks very young and natural. Meanwhile, in the photo below Mako wears Korean traditional clothes, namely hanbok.

Niziu Mako pre-debut

In the last photos, Mako and other JYP trainees are doing their daily activities and take a picture together.

Niziu Mako pre-debut
Niziu Mako pre-debut

NiZiU’s Mako’s Career Journey

Niziu mako audition

When she was in elementary school, she wanted to become an idol so she worked hard to achieve it. Before she decided to join Nizi Project, in 2017, Mako participated in the Tokyo audition in order to become a JYP Entertainment trainee and she passed it by singing “Freesia” by Uru and dancing to JYP’s song “You’re The One”. Mako also got 3rd place in the 13th public audition.

NiZiU’s Mako’s Alleged Debut With ITZY And Joining NIZI Project

Niziu Mako jyp trainee

Mako is one of NiZiU members who has been a trainee of JYP for the longest time; she also joined JYP Entertainment’s subsidiary in Japan named JYPE. While being a trainee, Mako was reportedly a candidate for a member of ITZY because she has the potential. But fate had other plans for her and in 2020 Mako took part in Nizi Project and joined the audition in Tokyo.

Nizi Project is a survival reality show in Japan that is a joint project between JYP Entertainment and Sony Music Japan Entertainment with the purpose to enable the debut of a girl group under JYPE. In front of JYP founder, Mako showcased her abilities in dancing and singing confidently. Here is her audition video that you have to watch!

NiZiU’s Mako’s Focus Fancam

Niziu mako audition

A fancam is a term that is very popular among K-Pop fans. A fancam is a term that encompasses a K-Pop idol video recorded by the fans and then uploaded to an online platform or SNS, such as YouTube.

A fancam can be divided into two parts, namely a focus fancam for an individual idol and a group fancam focused on the idol group. Related to this term, we have two of Mako’s focus fancams that have been uploaded by her fans on YouTube. So, check them out!

Well, that’s all the information about the leader of NiZiU, Yamaguchi Mako. She has already had the leadership spirit since she was in Junior High School, so no wonder she is called the best leader. What do you think about her? Don’t forget to kindly write down your thoughts in the comment section below. Also, follow our Twitter @CKoreaOfficial and share this article with your friends!