South Korea is quite famous around the world, and Nancy McDonie is among the big names as far as South Korean contemporary music is concerned. She is a member of South Korean girl group Momoland. Often, band members tend to sit back and bask in the glory of the few who are hardworking. She falls into this category of committed singers. Apart from singing, the teenager is also a dancer, actress and social media personality.
Gone are the days when stardom was a matter of just one song creating one-hit wonders. In modern times, singers and celebrities, in general, are finding it challenging to stay relevant. In that pursuit, many turn to controversies and scandals to grab headlines.
After all, there is no such thing as bad publicity; publicity is just publicity. However, the likes of McDonie know that to remain on top of the game, they have to be unique and be persistent in what they do. Nancy McDonie wiki reveals just how far this star has come.
Nancy McDonie biography
- Name: Nancy Jewel McDonie
- Date of birth: 13th April, 2000
- Place of birth: Daegu, South Korea
- Nancy McDonie age: 19 years old
- Birth sign: Aries
- Nationality: Korean
- Father: Richard Jowel McDonie
- Mother: Lee Myeong-Ju
- Siblings: Brenda (sister)
- Height: 1.62 m (5’3”)
- Weight: 46 kg (101 lbs)
- Occupation: Singer, actress, dancer and social media personality
Nancy Jewel McDonie was born in Daegu, South Korea in the year 2000. She was later taken to the United States, where she was raised for a while. She then returned to South Korea to attend high school at Hanlim Multi Arts High School.
Her father, Jowel McDonie, is an American while her mother, Lee Myeong-Ju, is a Korean. She has one older sister, Brenda. Nancy McDonie sister is a cellist. If you come across the name Liza Soberano Nancy McDonie, it is because the Korean sensation is a Liza Soberano look-alike and has even been nicknamed the ‘South Korean Liza Soberano’.
The youngest member of South Korean girl group Momoland is Nancy, and her age is 19 years as of 2020. She was born on 13th April 2000 in Daegu, North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. April 13th birthday is shared with other famous people such as Thomas Jefferson, Ty Dolla Sign, Carles Puyol, Annalise Wood, and Dylan Conrique.
Nancy McDonie nationality
Nancy McDonie parents have different nationalities. Naturally, she would be Korean by birth and based on the fact that her mother is also Korean. However, she is also American because her father is an American national. This makes her nationality to be half American and half Korean.
Nancy McDonie family
Nancy was born to an American father, Mr. Richard Jowel McDonie and a Korean mother, Lee Myeong-Ju. Her only sibling is an older sister called Brenda Lee McDonie, who is a cellist. Nancy and Brenda are very close and often share photos on social media.
Other than that, there is no further information about the family of the Korean star. Nancy McDonie father has supported her in her career and has been at the forefront of promoting her music. Nancy McDonie boyfriend is not known to the public with many speculating that the beautiful singer is still single.
What is Nancie McDonie height? She is 1.62 m (162 cm) which equates to 5 feet and 3 inches. Her other body measurements include a body weight of 46 kg and a slim body type. She has dark brown hair and eyes.
In 2011 she was ten years old when auditioning in Korea's Got Talent as one of the members of a hip hop group with the stage name Cutie Pies. It was a very successful and fulfilling adventure because the Cutie Pies made it to the semi-finals. Having already gotten some fame, she started appearing in some music videos such as MC GREE’s Dangerous and SNUPER’s Stand By Me. She also appeared in a couple of TV programs including Mak Irae Rae Show: Just Do It Expedition.
In 2016, she decided to contest on a Mnet reality survival show titled Finding Momoland. She emerged second-place when the show was completed. After that, she joined the girl group Momoland (formerly known as Duble Kick Company) as a singer and dancer. Towards the end of that year, the group released their debut mini-album called Welcome to Momoland with Nancy as the lead vocalist. Other Momoland group members are Hyebin, Yeonwoo, Jane, Nayun, JooE, Ahin and Daisy.
In 2017, Momoland released their digital single called Wonderful Love. They then embarked on tours to different cities before the release of their second Extended Play Freeze. It is Nancy who was getting more limelight from the group with the release of yet another single, Bboom Bboom.
The highlight of Momoland is the year 2018 when the group became the first girl group to achieve Platinum certification by Gaon Music Chart. Their single had more than 100 million streams online making them a worldwide sensation. Nancy McDonie scandal-hit is one of the best performing songs in South Korea.
Currently, Nancy McDonie and James Reid are engaged in a project dubbed ‘The Soulmate Project’. Reid will play Jayson while she plays Binna in the upcoming series. The project is taking place in the Philippines.
Nancy is not the most active person on social media, but she has a presence on various platforms. You can catch up with her in the following accounts:
- Nancy McDonie Twitter account: @nancyjewle
- Nancy McDonie Instagram account: @momoland.nancy
One can only predict that Nancy McDonie will have a long career in front of her. At just 19, she has already made a name for herself not only as a Korean pop singer but also as a dancer and actress. She is indeed very talented, which is why fans will be eager to see her launch a solo music career, but that is yet to happen. Luckily for her, she has the support of her family in whatever she does and also a huge fan base encouraging her to continue doing what she does best.