Life and career
She was born in Daegu, South Korea to an American father and Korean mother, she spent her childhood in Ohio, United States.
She also auditioned in Korea's Got Talent as part of the hip-hop group called 'Cutie Pies', and the group reached the semi-finals on 2011.
She appeared in various TV programs in her teens, such as Mak Irae Rae Show: Just Do It Expedition where she had visited the Philippines and Saipan, along with South Korean actress Kim Yoo-jung.
On 2016, upon debuting in the group MOMOLAND, she was also a member of Inkigayo's project girl group Sunny Girls along with GFRIEND's Eunha, WJSN's Cheng Xiao, OH MY GIRL's YooA, and Gugudan's Nayoung. The project girl group was active from 2016 until in the same year.
On October 2017, she played the lead role with ZE:A member Minwoo in Korea's first ever web music drama entitled Thumb Light. The web drama was produced by government organization Korea Transportation Safety Authority along with Korea Economy TV.
Music video appearances
Reality competition shows
- Korea's Got Talent (tvN, 2011) - contestant
- Finding Momoland (Mnet, 2016) - contestant
- Hangul Train Chipo (EBS, 2010)
- I Am The Actor (K-STAR, 2017)
- Pops in Seoul (Arirang TV, 2017–2018) - MC
- Mak Irae Show Season 2-5 (Tooniverse, 2011–2014)
- Nangnam School 2 (Tooniverse, 2014)
- Thumb Light (Naver TV, 2017)
- "Some Light" (with Minwoo) (2017)
- "Tempted OST Part.1" (Joo E, Nancy, and Ahin; credited as MOMOLAND) (2018)