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MNL48 Team NIV Members Profile: MNL48 Team NIV Members Facts

MNL48 Team NIV (N4) is one of the three teams of MNL48, the Filipino sister group of AKB48. MNL stands for Manila and NIV stands for the fourth N group to debut in among all 48s groups. They have a contract with Star Music and their operator is Hallo Hallo Entertainment Inc. Their First General Election was on April 14, 2018.  Team NIV released their song “Palusot ko’y Maybe” on February 23, 2019.

MNL48 Fandom Name: MNLoves
MNL48 Team NIV Team Color:  Fruit Salad Green

MNL48 Official Accounts:
Instagram: @mnl48official
Facebook: MNL48
Twitter: @mnl48official
Youtube: MNL48

MNL48 Team NIV Members Profile:

Stage Name: Ecka
Birth Name: Ericka Joyce Madriaga Sibug
Birthday: May 5, 2000
Blood Type: O
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Filipino
Height: 160 cm (5’3″)
Position: Captain of Team NIV
Current Ranking: #31 (Next Girls) (April 2020)
Generation: 1st Generation
Instagram: @ecka.mnl48official

 Ecka Facts:
– She is from Tondo, Manila, Philippines.
– Education: Manila Cathedral School.
– She used to perform in food parks, gigs, and events.
– Ecka once experienced working as a clown with her dad.
– She wanted to be an idol to inspire other people and she believes that if they want to achieve something, there is a way.
– She ranked 44th (Next Girls) in 2018 and ranked 35th (Next Girls) in 2019.
– Before she debuted, she used to join Battle of the Bands with her teammate Brei.
– She acted in MNL48 Presents: Vision Movie with Team MII’s Sheki and Team L’s Sela.
– Her dream is to have her own restaurant.
– Some people told her that she looks like Zhao Wei (Chinese Actress), Sue Ramirez (Filipina Actress), Dawn Zulueta (Filipina Actress), and Sid of Ice Age.


Stage Name: Jem
Birth Name: Jemimah Sapuriada Caldejon
Birthday: June 19, 1999
Blood Type: O
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Filipino
Height: 150 cm (4’9″)
Current Ranking: #10 (Senbatsu) (April 2020)
Generation: 1st Generation
Instagram: @jem.mnl48official

Jem Facts:
– Her hometown is Quezon City, Philippines.
– She was born in Noveleta, Cavite, Philippines.
– Education: Polytechnic University of the Philippines.
– She studied Public Administration because she wants to become a lawyer to use her own voice for those who are having a hard time in life.
– Jem likes to sing and compose songs.
– One of her inspirations is her brother who is disabled. Seeing him happy makes her happy as well.
– She ranked 11th (Senbatsu) in 2018 and 13th (Senbatsu) in 2019.
– When she was younger, she wanted to join Binibining Pilipinas (Miss Philippines) but gave up on it because she was not able to reach the minimum height when she was 16 years old (KUMU Live- 03.08.20)
– She can play the guitar and she often does covers in her Kumu Livestreams.
– She she is close with her teammate Coleen, Team L’s Shaina, Team MII’s Dana, and Shaira.


Stage Name: Brei
Birth Name: Aubrey Salvatierra Binuya
Birthday: December 7, 1999
Blood Type: A
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Filipino
Height: 152 cm (5’0″)
Current Ranking: #16 (Under Girls) (April 2020)
Generation: 1st Generation
Instagram: @brei.mnl48official

Brei Facts:
– She is from Tondo, Manila, Philippines
– Education: Santa Isabel College
– She is passionate when it comes to singing and used to be in a band with Ecka.
– Her hobbies include writing poems with “hugots” (texts with deep messages/ meanings) and playing the Ukulele.
– She loves making covers and has auditioned in different tv singing competitions but got rejected. However, she believed in herself and decided to auidtion for MNL48.
– She ranked 38th (Under Girls) in 2018 and 20th (Under Girls) in 2019.
– She said that there were people who told her that she looks like Elisse Joson (Filipino Actress) and Nana Okada of AKB48.
– Growing up, her dream is to be a Police officer.
– She has two dogs named Yumi and Sundae.
– She acted in a Japanese film called ‘Seikimatsu Blue’ with Abby, Coleen, and Team L’s Kay.


Stage Name: Lara
Birth Name: Lara Mae Agan Layar
Birthday: December 20, 1999
Bloodtype: 0
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Filipino
Height: 162 cm (5 ft 3¾ in)
Current Ranking: #18 (Under Girls) (April 2020)
Generation: 1st Generation
Instagram: @lara.mnl48official

Lara Facts:
– She is from General Santos City, South Cotabato, Philippines (stage.net).
– She might be currently residing in Quezon City, Philippines (MNL48 website)
– Education: Notre Dame of Dadiangas University.
– She has a sister named Ella Mae Layar who has a youtube channel.
– She was told that she resembles Heaven Peralejo and Kisses Delavin.
– She ranked 14th (Senbatsu) in 2018 and 22nd (Under Girls) in 2019.
– She can play the guitar, write songs, and do beatboxing.
– When she was younger, she wanted to become a soldier.
– Lara has joined talent competitions on tv like Talentadong Pinoy and Pilipinas Got Talent.
– She idolizes Alem who is a famous beatboxer from France.
– During Week 8, her group danced to “Shake it Off” by Taylor Swift. She was teammates with Team L’s Lei.


Stage Name: Daryll
Birth Name: Daryll Caritativo Matalino
Birthday: June 2, 2000
Blood Type: O
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Filipino
Height: 152 cm (5’0″)
Current Ranking: #38 (Next Girls) (April 2020)
Generation: 1st Generation
Instagram: @daryll.mnl48official

Daryll Facts:
– Her hometown is Antipolo City, Rizal, Philippines.
– Education: Ama Computer Learning Center Antipolo
– Her Senior High School strand is Accountancy, Business, and Management.
– She is an honor student.
– She used to join Battle of the Bands and Cheer Dance Competitions.
– She ranked 29th (Under Girls) in 2018 and 44th (Next Girls) in 2019.
– She used to have braces.
– Her last name “Matalino” means smart in Tagalog.
-She once mentioned in her Kumu live stream that there are people who thinks that she resembles Blackpink’s Lisa Manoban at a certain angle.
– She likes to eat Filipino street food like Kwek-kwek, Fishball, and Kikiam (Kumu Live- 03.09.2020)


Stage Name: Alyssa
Birth Name: Alyssa Nicole Magsino Garcia
Birthday: June 30, 2000
Blood Type: O
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Filipino
Height: 160 cm (5’3″)
Current Ranking: #24 (Under Girls) (April 2020)
Generation: 1st Generation
Instagram: @mnl48official.alyssa

Alyssa Facts:
– Her hometown is Pasig City, Philippines.
– Education: La Immaculada Conception School- Pasig.
– Her daily planner is the most valuable thing for her.
– Blue and Purple are her favorite colors.
– She ranked 29th (Under Girls) in 2018 and 44th (Next Girls) in 2019.
– The people who inspire Alyssa are her co-members, family members, fans, Jesus Christ, AKB48’s Matsui Jurina, and NCT’s Mark Lee.
– She is a KPOP fan.
-Her teammate Ruth mentioned in her IG story that she is the most energetic member of the team NIV.


Stage Name: Miho
Birth Name: Miho De Jesus Hoshino
Birthday: October 15, 2000
Blood Type: —
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Nationality: Japanese-Filipino
Height: 152 cm (5’0″)
Current Ranking: #27 (Under Girls) (April 2020)
Generation: 2nd Generation
Instagram: @miho.mnl48official

Miho Facts:
– She is from Quezon City, Philippines
– Education: Our Lady of Mercy
– She is half Japanese and half Filipino
– She was introduced as a part of MNL48’s second generation in March 2019.
– She officially became a part of Team NIV on May 2, 2019.
– Miho’s ranking was 31st (Under Girls) during her first year as an official member.
– She used to have braces.
– Donuts with blueberries and strawberries are her favorites (Kumu live- 04.07.2020)
-She can speak English, Tagalog, and Japanese.
– She does not like her food to be too much sweet.


Stage Name: Aly
Birth Name: Jhona Alyanah Montefalcon Padillo
Birthday: January 11, 2001
Blood Type: O
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Filipino
Height: 157 cm (5’2″)
Current Ranking: #1 (Senbatsu) (April 2020)
Generation: 1st Generation
Instagram: @aly.mnl48official

Aly Facts:
– She is from Mandaue City, Cebu, Philippines
– Education: Maternelle Academy
– She is a Kami Member (Members who can be seen on tv/events more often).
– She is the second Sousenkyo’s Center Girl.
– She loves playing the guitar.
– Aly likes to play badminton and basketball.
– She used to have a hard time studying until she transferred to a new school.
– She ranked 26th (Under Girls) in 2018 and 1st(Senbatsu, Kami 7, and Center) in 2019.
– Her favorite superhero is Superman.
– Her favorite Kapamilya singer is Sarah Geronimo.
– She prefers sweet over sour.
– She is the center for “So Long” and “Kimi wa Melody”.


Stage Name: Belle
Birth Name: Aubrey Ysabelle Badong Delos Reyes
Birthday: April 17, 2001
Blood Type: O
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Nationality: Filipino
Height: 163 cm (5’4″)
Current Ranking: #20 (Under Girls) (April 2020)
Generation: 1st Generation
Instagram: @belle.mnl48official

Belle Facts:
– Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines
– Education: Dr. Arcadio Santos National High School
– She likes modeling and joining beauty pageants.
– She wants to raise awareness about Mental Illness.
– She asks for signs whenever she gets nervous before the announcement of results during pageants (MNL48 Interactive Live- 06.05.19).
– Belle likes to sing acoustic songs (MNL48 Interactive Live- 06.11.19)
– She is good in speaking English.
– She ranked 23rd (Under Girls) in 2018 and 24th(Under Girls) in 2019.
– She likes making song covers.


Stage Name: Abby
Birth Name: Abelaine Saunar Trinidad
Birthday: July 31, 2001
Blood Type: B
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Nationality: Filipino
Height: 160 cm (5’2″)
Current Ranking: #3 (Senbatsu) (April 2020)
Generation: 1st Generation
Instagram: @abby.mnl48official

Abby Facts:
– She is from Bacoor City, Cavite, Philippines
– Education: SouthDale International School
– She loves shoes and almost has 50 pairs of it.
– She also loves makeup because it makes her feel better about herself .
-She is a part of Kami 7 (Members who can be seen on tv/events more often).
– She ranked 2nd (Senbatsu and Kami 7) in 2018 and 3rd (Senbatsu and Kami 7) in 2019.
– Performing makes her really happy and she believes that she can give that happiness back to the viewers by being an idol.
– The most valuable thing for Abby is her wallet.
– She acted in a Japanese film called ‘Seikimatsu Blue’ together with Brei, Coleen, and Team L’s Kay.
– She has been told that she looks like Erich Gonzales and Jessy Mendiola.
– She does modeling even before she debuted in MNL48.


Stage Name: Ruth
Birth Name: Ruther Marie Alterado Lingat
Birthday: October 10, 2001
Blood Type: AB
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Nationality: Filipino
Height: 163 cm (5’4″)
Current Ranking: #17 (Under Girls) (April 2020)
Generation: 1st Generation
Instagram: @ruth.mnl48official

Ruth Facts:
– She is from Imus, Cavite, Philippines
– Education: Cavite State University
– Her past jobs include being a manicurist, model, performer, singer, host, and a part of the service crew in a fast food chain.
– She believes that her past experiences made her even more stronger and strategic in life.
– She is always determined in everything she does.
– She ranked 35th (Next Girls) in 2018 and 21st (Under Girls) in 2019.
– If she would be given the chance to temporarily transfer another team, she would choose Team MII because they have many new members and that is why she wants to get to know them more (Kumu Live).
– She idolizes her aunt, Yeng Constantino and Sarah Geronimo (MNL48 Update and Kumu Live- 03.11.20).


Stage Name: Joyce
Birth Name: Valerie Joyce Daita
Birthday: February 13, 2002
Blood Type: B
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Filipino
Height: 160 cm (5’3″)
Current Ranking: #22 (Under Girls) (April 2020)
Generation: 1st Generation
Instagram: @joyce.mnl48official

Joyce Facts:
– She is from Trece Martires City, Cavite, Philippines
– Education: Trece Martires City High School
– She loves to eat chocolates.
– Being an idol means she could help her mother go back to the Philippines because she works abroad.
– She uses the complements she receives to have more confidence in herself (MNL48 Interactive Live: Ep 30).
– She said that there are many people who thinks that she has Chinese or Japanese Blood (MNL48 Interactive Live: Ep 30.
– Joyce idolizes Maja Salvador because she thinks Maja is a great actress and dancer.
– She is afraid of clowns.
– She is likes watching Boruto and Tokyo Ghoul (IG Live- 03.23.19).
– She ranked 20th (Under Girls) in 2018 and 26th (Under Girls) in 2019.


Stage Name: Jaydee
Birth Name: Jennifer Nandy Garcia Villaruel
Birthday: October 10, 2002
Blood Type: O
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Nationality: Filipino
Height: 152 cm (5’0″)
Current Ranking: #35 (Next Girls) (April 2020)
Generation: 1st Generation
Instagram: @jaydee.mnl48official

Jaydee Facts:
– She is from Imus, Cavite, Philippines
– Education: Seven Seas Academy
– She wants to travel around the world and become a Flight Attendant in the future.
– Her favorite genres of music include rock and mellow.
– Her favorite cartoon character is Finn from Adventure Time.
– She is also known as the ‘Danzeus of MNL48’
– She ranked 32nd (Under Girls) in 2018 and 4oth (Next Girls) in 2019.
– She likes sisig and other kinds of spicy food.
– She is likes playing Volleyball, Badminton, Basketball, Track & Field, and Swimming. Jaydee also wants to try Softball and Soccer (Kumu live- 03.07.19).
-Her favorite Filipino basketball team is ‘Barangay Ginebra San Miguel’ and ‘Golden State Warriors’ is her favorite team in the NBA league (Kumu live- 03.07.19).
– Her favorite Filipino basketball players are Stanley Pringle, Ricci Rivero, and LA Tenorio. While in NBA, her favorite players are Kobe Bryant, Stephen Curry, and Lebron James (Kumu live- 03.07.19).
-She believes that time management is the key to become an idol and a student at the same time (Kumu live- 03.07.19).


Stage Name: Karla
Birth Name: Ruth Carla Mariano Dela Paz
Birthday: November 25, 2002
Blood Type: O
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Filipino
Height: 153 cm (5’0″)
Current Ranking: #47 (Next Girls) (April 2020)
Generation: 2nd Generation
Instagram: @mnl48official.karla

Karla Facts:
– Her hometown is San Jose del Monte City, Bulacan, Philippines
– Education: First City Provedential College
– She is afraid of clowns.
– She became an official member in January 18, 2020.
– She ranked 67th (Kenkyuusei) in 2018.
– She is close with Team L’s Sam.


Stage Name: Coleen
Birth Name: Coleen Apura Trinidad
Birthday: November 26, 2002
Blood Type: O
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Filipino
Height: 155 cm (5’1″)
Current Ranking: #15 (Under Girls) (April 2020)
Generation: 1st Generation
Instagram: @coleen.mnl48official

Coleen Facts:
– Her hometown is Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines
– Education: Pasay City South Highschool
– She like making Tiktok videos and has more than a million followers(@mnl48_coleen).
– She is also known as “Coco”.
– She is the center girl for their song Palusot ko’y Maybe.
– She ranked 51st (Kenkyuusei) in 2018 and 18th (Under Girls) in 2019.
– She became an official member on June 8, 2018.
– She is close with Team L’s Gabb.
– She is roommates with Brei, Thea, and former Team MII’s Cess (May 2019).
– She is a part of the Japanese Film ‘Seikimatsu Blue’ together with Abby, Brei, and Team L’s Kay.

Former Team NIV Members (transferred to a different team):


Stage Name: Ella
Birth Name: Ella Mae Rada Amat
Birthday: October 30, 2000
Blood Type: A
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Filipino
Height: 160 cm (5’3″)
Generation: 1st Generation
Instagram: @ella.mnl48official

Ella Facts:
– She is from Tiaong, Quezon, Philippines.
– Education: Asian Institute of Technology and Education
– She was a part of team NIV in 2018 and became a Kenyuusei for a while in 2019 for not being able to rank during the second general election.
– During May 23, 2019, Hallo Hallo ent. announced her promotion to Team L at rank 48.
– She ranked 8th (Senbatsu and Kami Member) in 2018.

Graduated/Terminated Members:
(Arranged according to their date of graduation or termination)

Stage Name: Zen
Birth Name: Zennae Inot
Birthday: October 12, 2001
Blood Type: O
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Nationality: Filipino
Height: 154 cm (5’0″)
Generation: 1st Generation

Zen Facts:
– Her hometown is Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, Philippines
– Her parents does not allow her to go out that much and that is why she just always watches the tv at home.
– She likes reading Wattpad books about love.
– She wanted to become an idol to give back to her parents.
– She ranked 5th (Senbatsu) and became a Kami member in 2018.
– Graduation Date: June 8, 2018
– The reason why she left is because she is having a hard time to train and she does not feel happy anymore. However, she acknowledges the things she had learned from the whole process of being an idol like being independent because Cebu (her hometown) is very far away from Manila.


Stage Name: Hazel
Birth Name: Hazel Joy Anub Marzonia
Birthday: September 6, 1999
Blood Type: B
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Filipino
Height: 152 cm (5’0″)
Generation: 1st Generation

Hazel Facts:
– Her hometown is Quezon City, Philippines
– She can play the Guitar, Drums, and Ukulele.
– She has strict parents and is an NBSB (No Boyfriend Since Birth).
– She can also act and dance.
– She ranked 41st (Next Girls) in 2018.
– Graduation Date: May 1, 2019
– She was not able to get ranked during the Second General Election .


Stage Name: Madie
Birth Name: Madeleine Oidem Epilogo
Birthday: April 16, 2002
Blood Type: B
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Nationality: Filipino
Height: 155 cm (5’1″)
Generation: 1st Generation

Madie Facts:
– She is from Pateros, Metro Manila Philippines
– She is close to Jaydee (iVAN LAVA- MNLunes S2 EP6).
– Their first concert (MNL48: Living the Dream Concert) is one of the memorable things she would never forget (O’Taco Bites).
-She ranked 47th  (Next Girls) in 2018.
– Graduation Date: May 1, 2019
-She graduated due not being able to rank in the Second General Election.


Stage Name: Dani
Birth Name: Daniella Mae Ramos Palmero
Birthday: September 20, 1999
Blood Type: B
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Filipino
Height: 155 cm (5’1″)
Generation: 2nd Generation

Dani Facts:
– She is from Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines
– She used to be really shy.
– She has attended acting workshops before (MNL48 Interactive Live- Ep 73).
– She believes being an idol is not all about being talented but it also includes being able to improve one’s personal attitude and communication skills ( MNL48 Interactive Live- Ep 73).
– She ranked 69th (Kenkyuusei) in 2018 and 36th (Next Girls) in 2019.
-Termination Date: January 13, 2o20.
– Hallo Hallo Entertainment Inc. released an announcement on their official website that Dani would no longer be a part of MNL48 due to a major violation.


Stage Name: Rowee
Birth Name: Loulle Angelyn Maagad Villaflores
Birthday: May 26, 2001
Blood Type: O
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Filipino
Height: 155 cm (5’1″)
Current Ranking: #13 (Senbatsu) (April 2020)
Generation: 2nd Generation
Instagram: @rowee.mnl48official

Rowee Facts:

– She is from Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija, Philippines
– Education: APEC Schools
– She was still a Kenkyuusei (Trainee) in 2018 and became an official member in 2019.
– According to Team MII’s Emz and Former Team NIV’s Dani, Rowee is the member who eats the most amongst the three of them (Kumu Live- 11.28.19)
– She ranked 52nd (Kenkyuusei) in 2018 and ranked 16th (Senbatsu) in 2019.
– Graduation Date: March 16, 2020
– Hallo Hallo Entertainment Inc. announced on their official website that she will no longer be a part of the Third General Election due to personal reasons.

(michee-ssi: Incase there would be any confusion regarding their birthdates and heights, I based it off from their official website mnl48.hallohallo.com. I will also make a profile for the other teams so please stay tune…Thank you!)

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