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Christian Yu (DPR Ian) Profile, Bio, and Facts

Christian Yu

Christian Yu, also known as DPR Ian, is a Korean-Australian K-pop singer, visual director and chief editor of his co-founded label Dream Perfect Regime. He made his solo debut on October 26, 2020 with the single “So Beautiful”.

Christian Yu (DPR Ian) Profile

Stage NameDPR Ian
Birth NameChristian Yu 크리스찬 유
Korean NameYu Barom 유바롬
OccupationSinger, Visual Director, Founder, Chief Editor
BirthdaySept 6, 1990
Active Years2012–present
Age33 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignVirgo
Height174 (5’9”)
Weight60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood TypeA

Christian Yu (DPR Ian) Facts:

Early Life

– DPR Ian was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
– His parents separated when he was young.
– He played the drums in a metal band while attending Wollongong High School of Performing Arts.
– He attended University of Sydney for a year before dropping out.

Personal Life

– Christian Yu can speak English and Korean.
– His religion is Christianity and his baptismal name is Paul.
– He has a dog with the name of Lori.
– He is an only child.
– He fandom name is SALTs.
– He has been diagnosed to have bipolar disorder in high school.
– He gets inspiration from his daily life.
– He gets most inspired by his mother.
– He is closest to DPR Live.
– He describes his style to be edgy 
– He loves tattoos and playing instruments like guitar and bass. 
– He has denied rumours of him being gay or bisexual.
– He used to take vocal lessons with GOT7’s JB when they were trainees.
– He prefers staying home over going out.
– He cannot watch scary movies because he gets easily scared by paranormal things. (IG Live 06/04/20)
– His favourite folklore creatures as a child were Leprechauns.
– His ideal type is someone who is passionate about their work.
– He said he cannot handle spicy food well.
– He isn’t afraid of insects or snakes.
– He has always wanted to try balut.
– Christian Yu said he made the song “Zombie Pop” in one and a half hours.
– He used to think movies were real when he was young.
– He appreciates the small things.
– His Australian accent isn’t as strong anymore after living in Korea for 10 years.
– He thinks dying alone is scary.
He said his experience in C-Clown was the hardest time in his life.
– He liked going to circuses as a child.


– He moved to South Korea to pursue dance but he was street-casted to become a Kpop idol.
– He was formerly the leader of the Kpop boy-group C-Clown under the stage name Rome. C-Clown disbanded in 2015.
– As a teenager, he was active on Youtube under the channel B Boy B.yu.
– He co-founded the label Dream Perfect Regime with DPR Live, DPR Cream and DPR REM.
– He is the visual director for all of the projects under DPR.
– He has directed music videos for multiple artists including Mino, Bobby, Loco, Amber Liu, and Taeyang.
He had directed some videos for C-Clown as Rome.
– He participated in the soundtrack of Shang-Chi, the Marvel movie, along with DPR Live by releasing “Diamond + and Pearls” in 2021.
– He has done brand collaborations with Nike, Adidas, and Adobe by directing and editing their promotional videos.
– Along with DPR Live, he was part of Kill.U.Strate., a dance crew.
– He appeared in the music video for CL’s “+5 STAR+”.
– He was a model for Adidas in 2020.

Likes and Dislikes

He loves cooking and cooks for his friends to see their reactions.
– He likes watching anime.
– He likes playing football and surfing.
– He prefers werewolves over vampires.
– He dislikes flying.
– He enjoys collecting cameras.
– His favourite ice-cream flavour is chocoloate.
– He said his favourite food is steak.
– Christian Yu loves old Hong Kong movies.
– Jazz, rock, and heavy metal are his favourite music genres.

Major works

– His most popular songs include “No Blueberries”, “So Beautiful”, and “Ballroom Extravaganza”.


Instagram: dprian
Youtube: DreamPerfectRegime
Twitter: DPRIAN_
Facebook: DPR IAN

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

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