Ashley Nicole Somera
2019 July MNL48 Ashley Nicole Somera
Ashley Nicole Somera, 2019
Nickname Cole (コウル?)
Real Name Ashley Nicole Tanael Somera
Birthdate April 10, 1998 (1998-04-10) (age 22)
Birthplace Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Bloodtype B
Zodiac Sign Aries Aries
Height 167cm
Professional Information
Years Active 2018-present
(2 years)
Agency Hallohallo Entertainment Inc.
Group MNL48
Team Team MII
Generation 1st Generation
Associated Acts MNL48
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Instagram @cole.mnl48official
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Ashley Nicole Somerais a member of MNL48's Team MII.


Hello everyone! I'm Cole, your baby tower!

Team History

Singles Participation

MNL48 A-Sides

MNL48 B-Sides


Stage Units

MNL1 (PARTY ga Hajimaru yo)
Anata to Christmas Eve (Duet With Faith Shanrae Santiago)

Concert Units

MNL48 2nd Generation Members Team Concert: No To Oshihen!

Media Appearances

Web Shows

  • MNLife (2018)
  • MNLaugh (2018)

TV Shows

  • It's Showtime (2018)
  • ASAP (2019)
  • iWant ASAP (2019)
  • Magandang Buhay (2020)
  • Going Live with Shelly Lazaro (2020)


  • Name in Japanese: アシュリ・ニコウル・ソメラ
  • Nickname in Japanese: コウル
  • Favorite color: Pink
  • Favorite foods: Adobo, Pancit, ice cream, Lumpiang Togue, Pasta Carbonara, Suman, and cake.
  • Favorite MNL48 songs: So long!, First Rabbit
  • Hobbies: reading, taking selfies, playing instruments, and playing with her siblings
  • Her MNL48 kami oshis are Shekinah Arzaga and Alice Margarita De Leon.
  • Tallest member of MNL48.
  • Part of the subunit JYC alongside Chelsey Yssacky Bautista and Maria Jamie Beatrice Alberto.
  • Describes herself as goal-oriented, passionate, and doesn't give up easily.
  • Drinks milk and eat chocolates while studying.
  • Claims that she sometimes sleep walk, and talk while she is asleep.
  • Can't sleep late because she easily doze off anywhere


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