Originally published on GlamourBuff.com
Momona Tamada is a social media celebrity, model, and actress from Canada. She is most known for playing one of the lead characters in the famous online series The Baby-Sitters Club.
She has also played other well-known parts in major television shows and films such as To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before and its sequel To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before. P.S. I Still Love You, The Main Event, and many more.
It’s an unquestionably impressive achievement that would suggest a long and successful career in the business, but Tamada is just getting started.
The young actress has established quite a fanbase for herself with her excellent work, and they are curious to know more about their favorite actress. So here are 5 facts about the up-and-coming star, Momona Tamada.
1. Momona Tamada is only 15 years old
Tamada was born on September 28, 2006, and will be 15 years old in September 2022. She was born and raised in a Christian home in Vancouver, Canada.
Her name was inspired by her birthplace of Vancouver and means “hundreds of beaches.”
The young actress is Canadian by nationality and follows the Christian faith.
Apart from being an actress, she is an award-winning dancer who has been competing since she was four.
She has performed in British Columbia. Opening Ceremonies at the Summer Games and performances by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. She has also posed for the ivivva campaign for Canadian athletic gear company lululemon, as per her IMDB bio.
2. Momona Tamada’s parents are Japanese
Tamada has not yet revealed the details of her parents, and their names are still unknown. However, we know that her parents are Japanese immigrants to Canada.
Thanks to her Japanese heritage, Tamada can speak fluent Japanese. She also has a brother, whose name is Hiro Tamada. Not many details about him are available either.
3. Momona Tamada attends an online school
Tamada is taking online school to continue her studies and professional job. She has been interested in acting since she was young and aspired to pursue a career in those disciplines.
In an interview with New York Post, she shared, “Tamada is taking the online school to continue her studies and her professional job. She has been interested in acting since she was a youngster and aspired to pursue a career in those disciplines.”
The leading event actress is also a well-rounded student who excels in all her subjects. The actress enjoys baking and decorating cakes in her spare time.
4. Momona Tamada’s first audition was a self-tape
Tamada initially tried out for the part of the adorable fashion queen Claudia Kishi on Zoom, which she then got to play in the blockbuster Netflix series The Baby-Sitters Club. When asked about her first audition, she explained, “My first audition was a self-tape.”
“I remember not hearing back for quite a long time, so I guessed I’m not going to hear back from this one. But right as I was starting to move on from not hearing back, I got an email about a month later saying they wanted to do a callback with me.”
“I was so excited and so shocked at the same time. I ended up doing a Zoom audition for Rachel Shukert and Lucia Aniello, and it was so fun,” the young star said to Rival Magazine LA.
5. Momona Tamada is inspired by Gamma Chan
Tamada said that she was inspired by many people in her life, both professional and personal, who have influenced who she is as an actor and a creative person when reflecting on her career thus far.
“Professionally, there are so many people that I look up to and I don’t think I could ever name them all,” the 15-year-old said in an interview with Rival Magazine LA.
“But one person, in particular, would be Gemma Chan. She’s one of my acting inspirations, and working with her would be a dream come true. Also, Simu Liu, who I enjoyed watching in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” the actress added.
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