Captain of Team S of USA48 .


  • Name: Claire Marie Norwood
  • Nickname: "Clarity"
  • Birthday: July 2, 1993 (age 20
    Claire Norwood
  • Birthplace: Port Townsend, WA
  • Blood type: O
  • Height: 5'8
  • Favorite colors: Red, Pink
  • Favorite food: Peaches
  • Disliked food: Eggs
  • Favorite subject: Math
  • Disliked subject: None
  • Charm Point: Lips
  • Looks up to: Yamada Nana of NMB48


  • She learned how to walk at 9 months old.
  • She was a child prodigy. She learned the violin, piano, and the guitar at age 3 and performed in the Seattle Symphony Orchestra from age 7 until 13.
  • She taught herself parallel bar gymnastics and classical ballet. She tried out for the international olympics at age 10 but was disqualified due to age.
  • She was captain of her junior high swim team.
  • She won the Cascadia Region Youth's Spelling Bee at age 11.
  • She skipped grades 1, 3, 4, 9, and 11. She was on the honor roll  and graduated high school at age 13 and graduated with a 4.2 GPA.
  • She studied abroad at the University of Oxford and graduated with a 4.8 GPA at 16 years old with a double major in Neuroscience and Sociology.
  • She has her master's degree in Biological Psychology. She wrote her dissertation on "Finding the Human Consciousness." at 17 years old.
  • She is fluent in Spanish, Arabic, French, Japanese, Italian, Mandarin, and Russian. She also knows sign language in 10 countries.
  • She traveled abroad to Osaka, Japan for an internship and that is when she first heard about NMB48. 
  • She became best friends with Yamada Nana during her internship in for her PhD in the Psychology of Eastern Media at the Yes-Namba building in and entered the audition for USA48 as soon as it was announced.
  • Although she auditioned to supplement her internship, she says she has found her place in life as an idol and plans to stay a member of USA48.
  • She auditioned with the song "Zetsumetsu Kurokami Shoujo" by NMB48.