Lalisa Manoban (birth name: Pranpriya Manoban, born March 27, 1997 in Bangkok, Thailand) better known by her stage name, Lisa, is a Thai rapper, singer, dancer and model, currently based in South Korea. She is a member of BLACKPINK.
Her birthname is Pranpriya Manoban and she later legally changed her first name to Lalisa. Her ethnicity and nationality is Thai. Lisa’s biological parents’ names have not been released to the public. Her stepfather is Marco Bruschweiler, a swiss renowned chef, currently active in Thailand.
For her education, Lisa attended Praphamontree II School. As a child, Lisa was a model and dancer. She made a successful audition to the YG Entertainment Competition in 2010, when she was only 13 years old. She ranked first place in said competition, and was offered by Yang Hyun-suk to become a YG Entertainment trainee, to which Lisa agreed. In 2011, she moved to South Korea to begin her formal training in performing for her K-pop Idol career, which lasted five years. During this time, she was a member of a dance group named We Zaa Cool along with fellow Thai K-pop Idol trainees, Bambam and Ten.
In 2016, she took on her stage name of Lisa and became the main dancer, lead rapper, a supporting vocalist and the maknae of K-pop girl group Blackpink, which debuted on August 8, 2016. Lisa is also the first non-Korean YG Entertainment artist.