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Moonbyul in May 2018
Native name
Moon Byul-yi

(1992-12-22) December 22, 1992 (age 26)
Bucheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • actress
Musical career
Years active2014–present
Associated actsMamamoo
Korean name
Revised RomanizationMun Byeol-i
McCune–ReischauerMun Pyŏli

Moon Byul-yi (born December 22, 1992),[1] better known by the mononym Moonbyul, is a South Korean rapper, singer, songwriter and actress. She is the main rapper of South Korean girl group Mamamoo.[2] In May 2018, Moonbyul made her debut as solo artist with releasing digital single, "Selfish".


Moon Byul-yi was born in Bucheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.[3] She was accepted into Paekche Institute of the Arts for media music and vocals in 2011.[4]


Single album[edit]

Title Album Details Peak chart
Track listing
  1. In My Room
  2. Selfish (feat. Seulgi)
  3. 구차해 (Love and Hate) (Acoustic Ver.)
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.


Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album
As lead artist
(feat. Seulgi)
2018 84 N/A Selfish / Red Moon
"Dab Dab"
(with Hwasa)
2016 69 Memory
As featured artist
Yoo Sung-eun (feat. Moonbyul)
2015 16
  • KOR: 128,199[8]
2nd Mini Album
"Happy Now"
HA:TFELT (feat. Moonbyul)
2019 N/A N/A
Other charted songs
"Love and Hate" (구차해) 2017 51 Purple
Soundtrack appearances
"Like Yesterday" (어제처럼)
(with Solar)
2015 54 Two Yoo Project Sugar Man OST Part.6
"Deep Blue Eyes"
(as Girls Next Door)
2017 Idol Drama Operation Team OST
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.


Television series[edit]

Year Network Title Role Note
2015 Naver TV Cast Start Love Yoo Na-young Episodes 1–5[12]
2016 TVN Entourage Mamamoo Episode 1

Reality shows[edit]

Year Network Title Role Note
2017 KBS Idol Drama Operation Team Herself Episodes 1–13
KBS2 Battle Trip Episode 74 with Solar[13]
2018 SBS It's Okay to Go a Little Crazy Episodes 19–20
MBC King of Mask Singer Contestant Episode 179 as "Swan"[14][15]
2019 KBS In Sync Episodes 1–4


  1. ^ "My Name, 마마무 (1)" (in Korean). Ten Asia. 2014-07-15.
  2. ^ "마마무 그룹명 무슨뜻? 아이유 존경하는 '4인조 걸그룹'" (in Korean). Wow TV.
  3. ^ "문별 프로필" (in Korean). Naver.
  4. ^ "경희실용음악학원 합격생 명단은 신뢰할 수 있습니다" (in Korean). KH Music.
  5. ^ "Gaon Album Chart". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved June 29, 2016.
  6. ^ "Gaon Digital Chart". Gaon Music Chart.
  7. ^ "2016년 36주차 Download Chart". Gaon Music Chart.
  8. ^ "2015년 10월 Download Chart". Gaon Music Chart.
  9. ^ Cumulative sales of "Love and Hate":
  10. ^ "2015년 49주차 Download Chart". Gaon Music Chart.
  11. ^ "2017년 24주차 Download Chart". Gaon Music Chart.
  12. ^ "마마무 문별, 웹드라마 '스타트러브' 여주인공 낙점…순수 소녀 변신" (in Korean). Ten Asia. 2015-09-14.
  13. ^ "마마무 측 "솔라X문별, '배틀트립' 출연…5일 홍콩行" [공식입장]" (in Korean). Naver. 2017-11-02.
  14. ^ "복면가왕' 백조수나=마마무 문별…독수리건, 2라운드 진출" (in Korean). Naver. 2018-11-25.
  15. ^ "'복면가왕' 백조 수나는 마마무 문별 "멤버들, 심장 놓고 가라고"" (in Korean). Naver. 2018-11-25.

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