Pop Singer

BoA is a South Korean singer and actress. She has been active in the music industry since 2000, releasing numerous hit singles and albums. BoA is widely recognized for her vocal talent and international success, becoming one of the few Asian artists to break through in the Western music market.

Full Name
Kwon Bo-ah
Nov 5, 1986
5' 3"
Net Worth


BoA Kwon, professionally known as BoA, was born on November 5, 1986 in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. She is a pop singer, songwriter and actress. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio. BoA made her debut at the age of 13 with the single “ID; Peace B” in 2000 and quickly rose to stardom in Korea and Japan.

BoA has released 11 Korean studio albums, 17 Japanese studio albums, and numerous singles since her debut. She has sold over 10 million records worldwide and is recognized as one of the best-selling K-pop artists of all time. BoA won several awards including Best Female Artist at Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) in 2009 and Best Asian Artist at Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) in 2018.

In addition to music, BoA is also an established actress having appeared in several films and television series such as "Make Your Move" (2013), "The King of Dramas" (2012), and "Cobu 3D" (2012). She has also starred in variety shows like "I Am a Singer" (2011) and "Produce 101 Season 2" (2017).

BoA is currently signed under SM Entertainment as well as its subsidiary label, SM Culture & Contents.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1986</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">BoA is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On November 5, 1986, BoA Kwon was born in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2000</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debuts with SM Entertainment</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">BoA debuts as a singer with SM Entertainment and releases her first album ‘ID; Peace B’.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2001</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Japanese Debut Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">BoA releases her Japanese debut album ‘Listen to My Heart’.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2002</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Becomes First Korean Artist to Perform at Tokyo Dome</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">BoA becomes the first Korean artist to perform at the Tokyo Dome.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2009</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases English Debut Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">BoA releases her English debut album titled ‘BoA’.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives Billboard's 'Woman of the Year' Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">BoA receives Billboard's ‘Woman of the Year’ award for her contributions to the music industry.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases 10th Korean Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">BoA releases her 10th Korean album titled ‘Better.’</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's a Great Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">BoA is a great role model for young people. She is an incredibly talented singer and dancer and has achieved international success. She is also an advocate for social causes, including women's rights and animal welfare.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's a Talented Singer and Dancer</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">BoA is an incredibly talented singer and dancer. She has released multiple albums in both South Korea and Japan, and her songs have topped the charts in both countries. She is also an amazing dancer, having won numerous awards for her performances.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She Advocates for Social Causes</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">BoA is an advocate for many different social causes. She frequently speaks out about issues such as women's rights, animal welfare, education and poverty. Her passion for these causes makes her an inspiring role model for people of all ages.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First Non-Japanese Asian to Reach Number 1 on the Oricon Chart</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">BoA was the first non-Japanese Asian artist to reach number one on the Oricon chart in Japan with her single "Listen to My Heart".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Fluent in Japanese, English and Korean</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">BoA is a multilingual singer, being fluent in Japanese, English and Korean. She can also understand Chinese.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Appeared in Films and Dramas</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2003, BoA made her acting debut in the Japanese film 'The Letter'. Since then she has appeared in various films and dramas both in Korea and Japan.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Received Recognition from the Korean Government</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2009, BoA was honored by the Korean government with a Cultural Merit Award for her contributions to the Korean music industry.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Starred in her own Reality Show</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2011, BoA starred in her own reality show titled "Keywords BoA" which aired on MTV Japan.</p></div>


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