Who is Momona Tamada?
Momona was born in Vancouver, British Colombia Canada, on 28 September 2006 – her zodiac sign is Libra, and she holds Canadian nationality. She’s an actress, dancer, model and social media star, with more than 10 acting credits to her name, while she’s probably known best for her portrayal of Claudia Kishi, one of the lead characters in the adventure comedy series “The Baby-Sitters Club”. It was created by Rachel Shukert, also starred Sophie Grace and Shay Rudolph, and follows several girls who have launched their own babysitting service; the series aired in 2020 and 2021, and won nine of the 29 awards for which it was nominated.
Early life and education
Momona is being raised in Vancouver alongside her brother Hiro, by their Japanese immigrant parents, about whom not a lot is known as Momona respects their privacy; it’s believed that her father is today the owner of his own small business, and that her mother works at it. Momona became interested in dancing when she was just three years old, and her parents thus enrolled her at dancing school; she entered her first competition aged four, and then went on to perform at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet at the B. C. Summer Games Opening Ceremony. She then also ventured into modelling, and appeared in a commercial for the athletic clothes brand Lululemon. She was 12 when she made her debut TV series appearance, playing Young the Female in the 2019 episode “The Innocents” of the critically acclaimed crime action series “The Boys”.
It was created by Eric Kripke, today stars Karl Urban, Jack Quaid and Antony Starr, and follows several vigilantes who have teamed up to destroy corrupt superheroes; the series has been airing since 2019, and has won eight of the 68 awards for which it has been nominated, including six Primetime Emmy nominations. Momona enrolled at a local high school in Vancouver in 2020, and apparently won’t be pursuing a college degree upon matriculating in 2024, but that she’ll rather focus on her acting career.
Roles in TV series
Momona played Kazu’s Great-Granddaughter in the 2019 episode “Into the Afterlife” of the popular historical adventure drama “The Terror”, created by David Kajganich and Max Borenstein, and which starred Jared Harris, Derek Mio and Tobias Menzies.
Each season covers a mysterious real life tragedy, the series aired in 2018 and 2019, and won three of the 22 awards for which it was nominated. In 2020, Momona was cast to play Dancer in the episode “Who is Joey Panther?” of the family science fiction comedy “Gabby Duran & The Unsittables”; the series starred Kylie Cantrall, Maxwell Acee Donovan and Coco Christo, and follows a teenage girl who has just learned that not all her friends are actually humans. It won four of the 15 awards for which it was nominated. Momona has had only one other TV series role besides “The Baby-Sitters Club”: she played Emma in the 2022 pilot of the adventure family comedy “Super PupZ”. It has aired 10 episodes, stars Aaron MacGregor and Alexis McKenna, and follows the lives of four pups with superpowers, and their human best friends.
The series has been nominated for four awards. Momona’s currently recording for the upcoming animated action adventure series “Oni: Thunder God’s Tale”.
Roles in movies
She made her debut film appearance in the 2020 romantic comedy drama “To All the Boys: P. S. I Still Love You”, directed by Michael Fimognari, and which starred Lana Condor, Noah Centineo and Jordan Fisher. It follows Lara Jean and Peter who had previously pretended to be dating, while they are now dating for real; the movie won three of the seven awards for which it was nominated. Momona was cast to play Erica in the 2020 action family comedy “The Main Event”, and later that year played Babysitter from Japan in the family fantasy comedy “A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting”.
Her only other movie role has been her portrayal of Young Lara Jean in the 2021 romantic comedy drama “To All the Boys: Always and Forever”, directed by Michael Fimognari, and which starred Lana Condor and Janel Parrish. It follows Lara Jean who has just returned from a trip to Korea, and is now making college plans; the movie won two of the four awards for which it was nominated. Momona’s currently shooting for the upcoming science fiction action movie “Secret Headquarters”.
In 2020, Momona appeared in three episodes of the talk-show “Celebrity Page”.
Awards and nominations
Momona and her colleagues won a 2020 Joey Award for Best Ensemble In A Webseries or TV Series, for their performance in “The Baby-Sitters Club”.
Love life and boyfriend
Momona prefers to keep the details of her love life to herself, and hasn’t mentioned any boys (or girls) whom she has perhaps dated. Although most people believe that she’s too young to be dating, there are still various rumors circulating the internet, concerning her past and present relationships. Some of Momona’s fans believe that the popular actress is today dating her high school sweetheart, and that the two met on the first day of school; some have even claimed to have seen Momona spending time with the boy, but no evidence has been provided to support these claims, nor has Momona addressed the rumors. There are also rumors claiming that she’s today dating a fellow actor, but this hasn’t been confirmed either. As of June 2022, Momona seems to be unattached.
Hobbies and other interests
Momona’s main hobby is perhaps running her social media accounts. Her Instagram account is today followed by close to a million people, while she’s uploaded nearly 300 pictures onto it, the majority of which feature her during her everyday life; she’s also a TikTok star, as she’s followed by more than four million people on the network, while she’s amassed over 40 million likes of all her videos combined. Momona likes to travel, and her acting career has already taken her to New York State and California in the USA, but she’s yet to travel overseas; her dream travel destination is Tokyo, Japan. She’s a huge lover of animals, and has a pet dog.
Momona’s physically quite active, mostly because it’s important for her acting career to stay in shape; she plays various sports with her friends, and practices yoga nearly every day. She has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Johnny Depp, Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet, while a couple of her favorite films include the franchise “Pirates of the Caribbean”, “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” and “The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”.
Age, height and net worth
Momona’s age is 15. She has long black hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft (1.55m) and she weighs around 100lbs (45kgs). As of June 2022, Momona’s net worth is already estimated at over $250,000.