Lisa Manoban is a Thai rapper, singer, and leading dancer of the Korean girl group Blackpink. Besides being the maknae of the group, Lisa also holds the title of YG’s Secret Card, Thailand’s Pride, Dance Machine, and Sold Out Queen.
Besides, Lisa made a new record by being the first K-pop idol and Thai personality to have the most followers on Instagram.
No matter what others say, Lisa is the IT girl of Korea right now. Readers might not be well known about this diva, so here is the article which will provide everything that is to be known.
Let’s learn more about this Idol and personality who is breaking records here and there.
Here are some of the interesting facts about Lisa.
Lisa Manoban: Quick Facts
|Full Name:||Lalisa Manoban|
|Birth Date:||March 27, 1997|
|Birth Place:||Bangkok, Thailand|
|Height:||5 feet 6 inches (168 cm)|
|Profession:||Entertainer, Internet Personality|
|Specialty:||B-Boy, Dance, Rap|
|Net Worth:||$14 million|
|Online Presence:||Instagram, Twitter|
Early Life And Education
Lisa Manoban was born initially as Pranpriya Manoban on March 27, 1997, in Bangkok, Thailand. The Thai born later changed her name to Lalisa, meaning praised, on the fortune teller’s advice to bring prosperity. Similarly, Lisa possesses Thai nationality and is of Thai ethnicity.
The Korean idol was raised by her mother, Chitthip Brueschweiler, and step-father Marco Brueschweiler as an only child. Lisa’s step-father, Marco, is a well-renowned Swiss Chef and a member of the World Chef Association.
Also, Lisa’s mother, aka Mother Manoban, is rumored to be a hospital owner, but nothing has been confirmed yet.
Other than this, she is the single child in the family, which suggests she is well-lauded all her childhood.
Talking about her education, Lisa attended Praphamontree II School in Thailand. Aside from this, Lisa attended dance academy and vocal training. Like every hard worker, Manoban was pretty good in her studies too.
Age and Body Measurements
In the Korean entertainment industry, it is common to be fit and slim. It is the same with Lisa, except unlike others, the k-pop idol is blessed with a slender body.
Also, the 25 years old icon and entertainer has a toned body with long arms and legs. She is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs only 46 kgs. The charming looks, along with the cute smile, are some of this lady’s distinctive features.
Lisa is often admired for her proportionated body and long legs so much that she was nicknamed ‘Longlegs.’ Lisa dances rigorously and regularly trains her body by doing boxing.
Apart from her body, Lisa is infamous for her doll-like features such as big brown eyes, fair skin, perky lips, and a small face.
Lisa is so unbelievably beautiful and charming that many accused her of doing plastic surgery, but it has been made clear that she did not.
At times it is understandable how someone can be so perfect without going under the needle. Well, some are blessed.
Career: Who’s that Girl?
From an early age, dancing was the sole passion of our dear idol. Also, Lisa was in the Thai Group ‘We Zaa Cool Kid‘ with her friend Bambam from GOT7. Following her passion for dance and desire to be an idol, Lisa auditioned for ‘YG Entertainment’ at 14.
Surprisingly, Lisa won the audition in the first place beating 4,000 other applicants. Lisa then shifted to South Korea at the tender age of 14 and became the first non-Korean member to enter YG Entertainment.
On May 10, 2012, YG published a video titled ‘Who’s That Girl?‘ on Youtube, which went viral in Korea. Till now, that video has amassed more than 11 million views.
The video showcased the dancing skill of Lisa without ever revealing her identity. The funny thing was unlike their other videos, it was first for YG to keep the name secret. Not even her nationality or age was revealed.
After many years of training and waiting, the girl on the video was revealed to be our very own Lisa. With three other members Jennie, Jisoo, and Rose, Lisa debuted as Blackpink on August 8, 2016.
Blackpink Is The Revolution
Since its debut, Blackpink has amassed massive success in both the domestic and international Music Industry.
They have achieved considerable feats in Music by being the first girl group in the world to have 27 million subscribers on Youtube, beating Fifth Harmony and Little Mix.
Also, their ‘DDU-Du-DDU-Du‘ became the first Music video by a girl group to cross 800 million views on Youtube.
Apart from that, Blackpink has won many awards in their home, including the ‘New Artist of the Year’ and ‘Bongsang Award‘ at Seoul Music Awards in 2017 and 2018, respectively.
Similarly, they have also won the ‘Gaon Chart Music Awards‘ and ‘Best Music Video ‘ at the ‘Mnet Asian Music Awards‘ in 2016.
Not only that, Blackpink has become the first Korean Girl Group to have a successful World Tour, including Hongkong, Singapore, Japan, Korea, France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, USA, Australia, Brazil, and so on.
Following their global influence and marking their World Tour, Blackpink even appeared in numerous American TV shows and Radios, including Late Night with James Corden, Good morning America, etc.
Blackpink also made history by becoming the first girl group from Korea to perform in Coachella(2019), the largest music festival in the World. Just like their concerts, many fans showed support in their jam-packed performance.
What adds charm to this group is the fact that they take good care of their fans. With the intention to be closer to their fans, they have launched their own merchandise too.
Successful Solo Career
After Jennie and Rose, fans were more than eager to see what the maknae was about to bring to the table. Was it going to be sassy like SOLO or heart-touching like ON THE GROUND? Only time could tell.
And boy did she drop the bomb!!!
Yes, after years of waiting, Lisa finally dropped her solo in October, titled ‘LALISA.’ And we’re glad we waited for such a masterpiece.
Her debut song now has around 453 million views on YouTube alone. It also dethroned Taylor Swift’s single ME! as the most-viewed YouTube music video by a solo artist in 24 hours with 73.6 million views.
Likewise, her other B-side titled Money also debuted No. 1 on the Rap Digital Song Sales chart. Following that, Miss Manoban also became the first female from the K-pop field to own the roster as stated by Forbes.
Contrary to Western artists, Korean artist bears a hard time dealing with media and fans. Because of it, many idols and entertainers live life in absolute secrecy. Similarly, Lisa also lives her life away from the prying eyes of media and fans.
Moreover, aside from her friends and family members, Lisa rarely shares anything more in her social accounts.
Also, Thai idol is not dating anyone at the moment. But at times, rumors are coming along that Lisa is dating Jungbook of BTS.
No assurance is available about it, but if something pops up, we will let readers know about it. Manoban surely is living a life of the dreams by doing the world tours each passing time.
Lisa Manoban: Korea’s IT GIRL
Along with the Group’s tremendous success, Lisa has her achievements. Lisa is by far the most famous member of Blackpink. Lisa recently became the most followed Korean and Thai personality on Instagram.
As of today, her total Instagram followers are 27 million and is bound to increase in the upcoming days. And to think she achieved such a feat in less than two years is fantastic.
Not only fans but some major celebrities admire our Lisa. Stars such as Justin Bieber, Dj Snake, Dua Lipa, Jaden Smith, and so on.
Furthermore, Lisa has been endorsed by Celine, Michael Kors, Moonshot, and Nonagon. She has also graced the cover of W Magazines, BAZAR Thailand, Dazed Korea, etc.
Even more than that, Lisa is tagged as the Sold Out Queen, meaning everything she endorses sold out. And it does. Not to mention, this year has been complete bliss for this young idol.
Aside from being the new face of CELINE, a French Fashion house, Lisa was also declared the latest face of Penshoppe.
Not to mention, she will be endorsing the brand alongside other major celebrities like Zayn Malik, Gigi Hadid, and more.
Lisa Manoban: Net Worth
According to Celebritynetwoth, Lisa has an estimated net worth of $14 million, more than her other members. Despite being paid less compared to her fellow members, Lisa earns a sufficient amount from endorsements, advertisements, and cameos.
With an artist doing the tours more often than not, this amount must not come as a huge surprise.
Recently this year, Lisa starred in the commercial for AIS, one of the largest GSM mobile phone operators in Thailand. It is rumored that the company paid more than $15 million for the business alone. It is entirely believable comparing Lisa’s popularity.
Nonetheless, Thai idol sports expensive bags from famous designers and clothes. Also, Lisa has an exclusive collection of cameras ranging from disposable ones to the highest rate Leica. It is believed she has over $20,000 worth of cameras alone.
Even though the information on the net worth is known, accuracy on the annual income and assets owned will be updated soon.
Social Media Presence
Lisa has a massive fan following her social media account, where she connects with her fans daily.
Also, the IT girl has opened her own Youtube channel titled Lilli’s Film Official, where she uploads videos and inside scoops.
Instagram– 75.3 million Followers
Youtube– 9.83 million subscribers