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 most followers on Instagram. No matter what others say, Lisa is the IT girl of Korea right now.
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:||$2 million|
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.
Talking about her education, Lisa attended Praphamontree II School in Thailand. Aside from this, Lisa attended dance academy and vocal training.
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 22 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.
Lisa is often admired for her proportionated body and long legs so much that she was nicknamed as ‘Longlegs.’ Lisa dances rigorously and regularly train 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.
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 the age of 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 a 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. Lisa with other three members Jennie, Jisoo, and Rose debuted as Blackpink on August 8, 2016.
Blackpink Is The Revolution.
Since their debut, Blackpink has amassed massive success in both the domestic and international Music Industry. They have achieved considerable feats in the Music by being the first girl group in the world to have 27million 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 ‘New Artist of the Year’ and ‘Bongsang Award‘ at Seoul Music Awards in 2017 and 2018 respectively. Similarly, they have also won ‘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 and so on.
Blackpink also made history by becoming the first girl group from Korea to ever perform in Coachella(2019), the largest music festival in the World. Just like their concerts, many fans showed support in their jam-packed performance.
Contrary to Western artists, Korean artist has 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. Even if she were, we are oblivious to that fact. Right now, the Korean artist is busy fulfilling the idol role and World Tour.
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 is 21.3 million and is bound to increase in upcoming days. And to think she achieved such a feat within a year 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 and so on.
Even more than that, Lisa is tagged as the Sold Out Queen, meaning everything she endorses sold out. And it does.
Lisa Manoban: Net Worth
As of 2019, Lisa’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million, which is more than her other members. Despite being paid less compared to her fellow members, Lisa earns a sufficient amount from endorsements, advertisements, and cameos.
Recently this year, Lisa starred in the commercial of AIS, one of the largest GSM mobile phone operator in Thailand. It is rumored that the company paid more than $15million 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.
Social Media Presence
Lisa has a massive fan following in 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 video and inside scoops.
Instagram– 21.3 million Followers
Youtube– 1.2 million subscribers