Lalisa Manoban, better known by her stage name Lisa, is one-quarter of the world’s biggest girl group, Blackpink. Lisa, along with other members Jisoo, Jennie and Rosé, shot to fame in 2016 when the K-pop group released their debut album, Square One.
Blackpink have gone on to cement themselves as one of the world’s biggest girl bands, reaching over a billion views on YouTube, racking up millions of followers on Instagram and topping global music charts.
Here are four things you need to know about global K-pop superstar Lisa.
Lisa is the only non-Korean member of Blackpink
Blackpink is celebrated for the diversity of its members’ upbringings, each bringing unique skills to the group. Jennie, though Korean-born, was raised in New Zealand, and Rosé, who is also Korean, was born in New Zealand and raised in Australia. However, Lisa, who is Thai by ethnicity, was also raised in Thailand—making her the only non-Korean member of Blackpink.