In this article, there’s detailed information about one of the HOT ISSUE members who also has a position as a dancer and rapper. Not only that, but she is also the first K-Pop idol who is of Spanish nationality. Do you know who she is? She is a talented member of HOT ISSUE—Mayna! Without waiting any longer, let’s find out more about HOT ISSUE’s Mayna’s full profile, fun facts, pre-debut story, and debut era, in this article below.
HOT ISSUE’s Mayna’s Profile
Birth Name: Shào Xī Mēng Nā (邵西蒙那) Spanish Name: Simone Stage Name: Mayna (Hangul: 메이나) Place and Date of Birth: Romania, May 12th, 2000 Star Sign: Taurus Weight: 47 kg (107 lbs) Height: 170 cm (5’7″) Position in the group: Dancer, Rapper, Vocalist Nationality: Spanish Official Site: Weibo (Mayna_邵希娅尤)
HOT ISSUE’s Mayna Fun Facts
HOT ISSUE’s Mayna’s Early Pre-debut Life
Mayna’s parents are from Zhejiang, China, but they had been staying abroad for a long time because of their jobs. Mayna was born in Romania and lived in Spain because she and her parents lived in Romania. After becoming an adult, Mayna moved to her parents’ hometown in China, where she started a life of a trainee under Yuehua Entertainment and appeared in a survival show. At that time, Mayna was having the stage name as now. After that, she was affiliated with a Chinese agency called SDT Entertainment, her second agency in Beijing, and then came to Korea after receiving an offer from a scout. Then, she transferred to her current agency, S2 Entertainment, and officially debuted as a member of HOT ISSUE.
HOT ISSUE’s Mayna’s Debut Era
HOT ISSUE was formed by the former co-founder of Cube Entertainment, Hong Seung-sung who had successfully debuted popular groups such as 4Minute and BEAST. The meaning of HOT ISSUE is ‘Honest Outstanding Terrific’ and they debuted on April 28th, 2021. It is hoped that this girl group can create honesty and kindness in the music industry with ambition and courage.
HOT ISSUE has 7 members, namely Nahyun who is also the leader, Mayna, Hyeongshin, Dana, Yewon, Yebin, and Dain who is also the maknae of the group. Some of the netizens may have known one or two members before. Like Mayna, who appeared on Produce 101 China and made it to the top 54. Through an interview after HOT ISSUE’s debut, Mayna talked about her dreams and goals after debuting as a K-Pop idol. Mayna said, “I have been dreaming of becoming a K-Pop singer after seeing the Girls’ Generation seniors. My role model is BLACKPINK’s Lisa senior. I want to capture Lisa’s powerful and charismatic image,” she said, drawing attention. Mayna also talked about the start dreaming of becoming a K-Pop singer, by saying, “When I was young, I saw Girls’ Generation‘s senior performance on TV. It was so cool. After that, I dreamed of becoming a K-Pop singer.” When the MC asked if there are any difficulties in communicating with the members in Korean, the Spanish member of the group said, “It’s so strange. I speak Korean like this, and all the members understand it,” HOT ISSUE’s Mayna said.
On May 2nd, 2021, HOT ISSUE held their debut stage on SBS’s Inkigayo and every member was seen wearing the same costume in black. They looked very charismatic and cool while having their debut performance of “GRATATA”, as well as HOT ISSUE’s Mayna who looks strong and beautiful at the same time in this focus fancam. What do you think about HOT ISSUE’s Mayna’s debut era? Well, that was all the information about HOT ISSUE’s Mayna, starting from her full profile, fun facts, to her debut era. Let’s keep sending support and love to her and hope that her career will shine even brighter in the future. If you like this article, don’t forget to kindly share it on your social media and stay tuned for more interesting upcoming articles from Channel-Korea!