Momona Tamada (b. September 28, 2006) is a Canadian actress and award-winning dancer best known for her roles in Netflix’s most successful global film franchise and series, To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You, To All The Boys: Always and Forever, and The Baby-Sitters Club.
The 5'1" tall actress grew up in Vancouver, Canada, alongside her younger brother, Hiro Tamada, in the care of her esthetician mother Eri Tamada, and her log home builder father Yoshi Tamada. Born to Japanese parents, she could fluently speak Japanese up until the elementary school level and loves baking and decorating cupcakes, cookies, etc in her spare time.
Momona Tamada's Life Before Fame: Started Her Career As a Dancer
From playing the role of Erica in the Netflix film The Main Event to the role of Claudia Kishi in The Baby-Sitters Club, Momona Tamada is no longer an unknown face in the industry. However, many people might not know that Tamada, before she was an actress, was a well-known dancer who even won numerous awards.
She is also a model on the side.
Photo Source: Momona Tamada, Instagram
Tamada started dancing at the tender age of four and even performed in the B.C. Summer Games opening ceremonies, and with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. She had no interest in acting until her agent began sending her to auditions. There she discovered that she loved acting, and it came naturally to her.
Thanks to her agent, Momona bagged her first acting role in the TV series, The Boys, in 2019 however, she got her big break only after a year, starring as a young Lara Jean in the rom-com movie, To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You.
Tomada then appeared on hits like Super PupZ, The Main Event, The Baby-Sitters Club, and The Terror and is set to star in the superhero film, Secret Headquarters. Besides, she will also be the voice actor in the highly anticipated Netflix Stop-Motion Anime Series, Oni: Thunder God’s Tale.
Meanwhile, talking about her love life, the black-eyed actress seems to be focused on her career and does not seem to be interested in any kind of romantic relationship unlike her co-star, Shay Rudolph. However, that does not mean she has managed to stay out of gossip as her name is shipped with the actor Walker Scobell. Maybe people are just expecting their friendly relationship to be romantic in the future.
How Much Is The Net Worth of Momona Tamada?
According to the estimating sources, Momona Tamada holds an estimated net worth of $700,000. She has managed to make an impressive acting portfolio with 11 acting credits to her name workings in hits like To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You, To All The Boys: Always and Forever, and The Baby-Sitters Club.
There's an upward trajectory for Tamada's career.
Photo Source: Momona Tamada, Instagram
As per TMZ, her co-stars Shay Rudolph, Sophie Grace, and Xochitl Gomez made $16,500 per episode in season 2 of The Baby-Sitters Club, so Tamada may also have gotten paid in the same range. While the majority of her income obviously comes from her acting career, however, that does not stop her from earning more from social media sponsorships and brand endorsements.
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The 15-year-old has over 870K followers on her Instagram account, Momona Tamada (@momonatamanda), from which she enjoys an earning of $3,000 per post strictly from sponsorships. Similarly, with over 4.1 million followers on her TikTok page, Momona Tamada (@momonatamanda), she makes an average of $3,000 per sponsored post.
Besides, the award-winning dancer modeled in the ivivva campaign for Canadian powerhouse athletic wears brand Lululemon and was also featured on the cover of Girls' Life Magazine.
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