Mina (미나), birth name is Myoui Mina (名井 南) is a Japanese singer under JYP Entertainment. She is a lead dancer and vocalist of the girl group TWICE.
She is best known for finishing in 4th place in SIXTEEN, hence becoming a member of the girl group TWICE. Mina got cast while shopping with her mom. She auditioned for JYP in Japan and joined the trainee program in South Korea on January 2, 2014.
She is the member who had the shortest training period (1 year) before debuting as a member of Twice. Mina studied ballet for 11 years before joining Urizip Dance School for more modern dance training.
Mina was born in Texas, but moved to Japan when she was a toddler. She holds both US and Japanese passports, but must give one up before she turns 22. She loves ketchup and claimed she can eat it with anything.
Mina is the best swimmer in the group, and can surf. She is a huge gamer. Other members of TWICE have expressed amazement that Mina is able to stay in bed all day long. She has a family dog named Rei, who is male and 10 years old. She worries for him because he is very old.