Nancy (born April 13, 2000) is a South Koren-born American Actress, Singer, Dancer, and Social Media Personality from Daegu, North Gyeongsang Province. She first rose to fame after becoming the lead vocalist of Momoland.
It is a South Korean girl group previously known as Duble Kick Company. The band formed by MLD Entertainment in 2016. Momoland launched through the reality show Finding Momoland.
Discography, Various Albums & Net worth
On November 10, 2016, Nancy made debut in the music industry after releasing her debut EP titled “Welcome to Momoland”. On January 26, 2017, their digital single “Wonderful Love” came out.
Later, Momoland went to various tours and performed in many different places. Later, they released their second Extended Play Freeze! on August 22, 2017. The singer whose real full birth name is Nancy Jowel McDonie garnered international fame after releasing their single “Bboom Bboom”.
On August 9, 2018, Momoland became the first girl group to earn a Platinum certification by Gaon Music Chart. The song bagged more than 100 million streams online.
In fact, the track was the part of their third EP “Great!” which came out on January 03, 2018. The same month on January 11, Momoland performed and won on Mnet’s M! Countdown.
The group then contracted with King Records on June 13, 2018, in order to make their debut in Japan. On September 4, 2019, Jowel McDonie published their first Japanese studio album “Chiri Chiri”.
Nancy fueled her Net worth which is around 500K – 700K US Dollars, as of 2019 through releasing songs, collaborating with other artists, tours, brand endorsement, event appearances, etc.
|Real Full Birth Name||Nancy Jowel McDonie.|
|Korean Name||Lee Seung Ri (change it to Lee Geu-roo).|
|Profession||Actress, Singer, Dancer, and Social Media Personality.|
|Famous for||being the lead vocalist of a girl group "Momoland".|
|Age (How old, as of 2019)||19 years old.|
|Date of Birth||April 13, 2000.|
|Birthplace||Daegu, North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea (but raised in Ohio, USA).|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Aries.|
|Current Residence||Seoul, South Korea.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gru_g.ru/
|Debut||Studio Album: Chiri Chiri (September 4, 2019).
Extended Play: Welcome to Momoland (November 10, 2016).
Single: JJan! Koong! Kwang! (2016).
|Various Albums||1. Chiri Chiri.
2. Momoland The Best ～Korean Ver.
3. Welcome to Momoland.
4. Fun to the World.
7. Show Me.
|Represented by||MLD Entertainment.|
|Labels||MLD Entertainment and Kakao M.|
|Genre||Dance, Electropop, K-Pop, Nu-Disco.|
|Height||Feet & Inches: 5' 3".
Centimeters: 162.5 cm.
Meters: 1.625 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 48 Kg.
Pounds: 106 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||34-24-35.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||4.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown (but prefers to dye her hair in lighter colors).|
|Unique Features||fuller lips, cute smile, and mesmerizing eyes.|
|Parents||Father: Richard Jowel McDonie.
Mother: Lee Myeong-ju.
|Siblings||Brother: Not Known.
Sister: Brenda Lee McDonie.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Love Affair with her boyfriend.|
|Husband/Spouse Name||Name not disclosed.|
|Highest Qualification||High School Graduate.|
|School||Hanlim Multi Arts High School.|
|Alma Mater.||Not yet.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Holland.
Actress: Emma Watson.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Switzerland.|
|Favorite Color||Dark Blue.|
|Love to do||Singing, Dancing, and Traveling.|
|Favorite Food||Chinese Cuisine.|
|Income Source||releasing songs, collaborating with other artists, tours, brand endorsement, event appearances, etc.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$500K - $700K US dollars (As of 2019).|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Nancy (Momoland)
- Momoland lead singer was born to her mom & dad on the 13th of April 2000 in Daegu, North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. Therefore, Nancy’s age is 19 years old, as of 2019 and her zodiac sign is Aries.
- Her Korean name was Lee Seung-ri which she later changed it to Lee Geu-roo.
- The artist’s father “Richard Jowel McDonie” is American of Irish ancestry. On the other hand, her mother “Lee Myeong-Ju” is Korean-born American.
- Hence, Nancy Jowel McDonie belongs to multiracial ethnicity.
- She and her older sister “Brenda Lee McDonie” grew up in Ohio, USA.
- Later, the family moved back to South Korea and the singer had secondary education here.
- How tall: Nancy possesses a slender figure with an average height of 1.63 meters (5 Feet 3 Inches tall).
- She is also blessed with a high metabolism and maintains her weight which is around 48 kg (106 lbs) by eating low-carb food.
- Furthermore, Jowel McDonie graduated from Hanlim Multi Arts High School.
- Her group got an opportunity to be ambassadors for the International Relief Development NGO Plan Korea on October 26, 2016.
- In January 2018, Serebro (Russian Girl Group) accused Momoland of copying their song “Mi Mi Mi” with “Bboom Bboom”. However, the composer denied the accusations.
- Moreover, Momoland also won various programs such as Show Champion and The Show.