BLACKPINK: Do You Know These 6 Fun Facts About Lisa
Lalisa Manoban, popularly known only as Lisa, is the youngest member of the K-pop sensation BLACKPINK. Since making her solo debut, Lisa continues to break records and adds many first to her name, cementing her position as a bonafide megastar.
Here are six interesting facts about the super-popular singer.
1) Lisa was the first YG Entertainment trainee who was ethnically non-Korean
Lisa was all of 13 when she became the only non-Korean individual back then in 2010 to pass the audition by YG Entertainment in Thailand.
When BLACKPINK made its debut in 2016, the Thai-born rapper also became YG Entertainment's first non-Korean K-pop idol.
2) Lisa and Bambam of GOT7 are good friends
The two Thai-born k-pop idols were once part of the same dance crew back in Thailand. After coming to South Korea and achieving stardom, the two continue to be in touch and even shot for a commercial together in the recent past.
3) Lisa is Instagram's most-followed K-pop celebrity
The megastar has over 75 million followers on Instagram, though she herself does not follow anyone on this social media platform. Other personalities who follow her include TikTok fame Bella Porch, Tan France and Bobby Berk of Queer Eye, and Anupam Tripathi of Squid Game.
4) Lisa is multilingual
The BLACKPINK maknae knows multiple languages and can switch between That, Korean, Mandarin, and English easily and quickly.
In addition, she also has knowledge of basic Japanese, and now she is said to be picking up Chinese. In the past, the much-loved star has also mentioned that she would like to learn French.
5) Her solo debut album "LALISA" broke multiple records
Lisa debuted as a solo artist with "LALISA" in 2021, which included two tracks, the eponymous lead single and "Money". The "LALISA" track fetched a whopping 73.6 million YouTube in the first 24 hours alone, breaking the record of the most-viewed music video in the first 24 hours by a solo artist.
The album sold more than 736,000 copies in South Korea just in the week that it was released, making Lisa the first female artist to earn such an achievement. Both the album songs debuted high on the Billboard Global 200 and US Billboard Hot 100 charts.
6) Lisa is the global brand ambassador of numerous luxury brands
The artist is simultaneously the brand ambassador of two fashion giants, namely the Italian luxury powerhouse BVLGARI and the French biggie Celine.
She also lends her name to MAC Cosmetics and has recently been named as the ambassador of the famous international whiskey brand Chivas Regal.
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