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HOT ISSUE Mayna Full Profile, Fun Facts, Early Life, and Debut Era


Learn More About HOT ISSUE Dancer And Rapper Shào Xī Mēng Nā a.k.a Mayna!

Do you know about the South Korean girl group HOT ISSUE? If you don’t know about them, they are a K-Pop group that debuted on April 28th, 2021, under S2 Entertainment. HOT ISSUE (Hangul: 핫이슈) debuted with an original line-up of 7 members, including Nahyun, Mayna, Hyeongshin, Dana, Yewon, Yebin, and Dain.

In this article, there’s detailed information about one of the HOT ISSUE members who also has a position as a dancer and rapper. Not only that, but she is also the first K-Pop idol who is of Spanish nationality. Do you know who she is? She is a talented member of HOT ISSUE—Mayna! Without waiting any longer, let’s find out more about HOT ISSUE’s Mayna’s full profile, fun facts, pre-debut story, and debut era, in this article below.

HOT ISSUE Mayna Profile


Birth Name: Shào Xī Mēng Nā (邵西蒙那)

Spanish Name: Simone

Stage Name: Mayna (Hangul: 메이나)

Place and Date of Birth: Romania, May 12th, 2000

Star Sign: Taurus

Weight: 47 kg (107 lbs)

Height: 170 cm (5’7″)

Position in the group: Dancer, Rapper, Vocalist

Nationality: Spanish

Official Site: Weibo (Mayna_邵希娅尤)

HOT ISSUE Mayna Fun Facts

  1. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna’s fandom name is HotPot
  2. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna’s parents are from Zhejiang
  3. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna can speak Chinese, Korean, and Spanish
  4. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna has been a trainee of Yuehua Entertainment, Yin Yuetai, and SDT Entertainment
  5. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna was trained in Yuehua Entertainment for 2 years
  6. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna was a member of YHGIRLS while she was under Yuehua
  7. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna was a Produce 101 China contestant finishing on rank #54
  8. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna’s motto is: “I beg you to fulfill my stage dream”
  9. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna rates her visuals 8/10
  10. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna prefers dogs to cats
  11. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna’s favorite color is purple
  12. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna is afraid of ghosts because they float
  13. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna prefers eating watermelon to ice cream in summer
  14. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna prefers eating hot pot to fried chicken in winter
  15. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna would rather stay in bed & sleep in than get up early
  16. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna’s most used app is QQ Music
  17. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna is a huge fan of BLACKPINK
  18. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna loves hotpot
  19. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna’s Chinese zodiac is Dragon
  20. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna’s MBTI is ISFP-T
  21. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna feels the closest to Hyeongshin out of all the members
  22. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna’s favorite solo artist of all time is Sunye
  23. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna is a dog person
  24. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna loves to use the monkey emojis
  25. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna’s favorite animal of all time are penguins
  26. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna prefers short hair to long hair
  27. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna loves to choreograph in her free time
  28. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna believes aliens exist
  29. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna is often confused as the maknae because of her young look and baby personality
  30. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna loves her fans and writes sweet messages to them whenever she has time
  31. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna’s role model is BLACKPINK’s Lisa
  32. HOT ISSUE’s Mayna’s Korean name pronunciation is “Soseomongna”

HOT ISSUE Mayna Early Pre-debut Life

Mayna’s parents are from Zhejiang, China, but they had been staying abroad for a long time because of their jobs. Mayna was born in Romania and lived in Spain because she and her parents lived in Romania.

After becoming an adult, Mayna moved to her parents’ hometown in China, where she started a life of a trainee under Yuehua Entertainment and appeared in a survival show. At that time, Mayna was having the stage name as now.

After that, she was affiliated with a Chinese agency called SDT Entertainment, her second agency in Beijing, and then came to Korea after receiving an offer from a scout. Then, she transferred to her current agency, S2 Entertainment, and officially debuted as a member of HOT ISSUE.

HOT ISSUE Mayna Debut Era

HOT ISSUE was formed by the former co-founder of Cube Entertainment, Hong Seung-sung who had successfully debuted popular groups such as 4Minute and BEAST.

The meaning of HOT ISSUE is ‘Honest Outstanding Terrific’ and they debuted on April 28th, 2021. It is hoped that this girl group can create honesty and kindness in the music industry with ambition and courage.

HOT ISSUE has 7 members, namely Nahyun who is also the leader, Mayna, Hyeongshin, Dana, Yewon, Yebin, and Dain who is also the maknae of the group. Some of the netizens may have known one or two members before. Like Mayna, who appeared on Produce 101 China and made it to the top 54.

Through an interview after HOT ISSUE’s debut, Mayna talked about her dreams and goals after debuting as a K-Pop idol.

Mayna said, “I have been dreaming of becoming a K-Pop singer after seeing the Girls’ Generation seniors. My role model is BLACKPINK’s Lisa senior. I want to capture Lisa’s powerful and charismatic image,” she said, drawing attention.

Mayna also talked about the start dreaming of becoming a K-Pop singer, by saying, “When I was young, I saw Girls’ Generation’s senior performance on TV. It was so cool. After that, I dreamed of becoming a K-Pop singer.”

When the MC asked if there are any difficulties in communicating with the members in Korean, the Spanish member of the group said, “It’s so strange. I speak Korean like this, and all the members understand it,” HOT ISSUE’s Mayna said.

On May 2nd, 2021, HOT ISSUE held their debut stage on SBS’s Inkigayo and every member was seen wearing the same costume in black. They looked very charismatic and cool while having their debut performance of “GRATATA”, as well as HOT ISSUE’s Mayna who looks strong and beautiful at the same time in this focus fancam.

What do you think about HOT ISSUE’s Mayna’s debut era?

Well, that was all the information about HOT ISSUE’s Mayna, starting from her full profile, fun facts, to her debut era. Let’s keep sending support and love to her and hope that her career will shine even brighter in the future. If you like this article, don’t forget to kindly share it on your social media and stay tuned for more interesting upcoming articles from Byeol Korea!