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Nate (BGYO) Profile, Bio, & Facts

Nate (BGYO)

Nate is a Filipino singer-songwriter, dancer and a member of the boy group BGYO under Star Music.

Nate (BGYO) Profile

Stage NameNate
Birth NameNathaniel Porcalla
OccupationSinger, Dancer
BirthdayJune 26, 2003
Active Years2015–present
Age21 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCancer
Height177 cm (5’10″)
Blood TypeN/A

Nate (BGYO) Facts:

Early Life

– Nathaniel Porcalla was born in Chicago, Illinois.
– He grew up in Chicago, USA but would often travel to Philipines to participate in shows like “Dance Kids Philippines” and “World of Dance Philippines”. (Metro Style)
– He began dancing at age 6 and started swimming lessons when he was 3 years old.

Personal Life

– He is an only child.
– Like Gelo, he is most likely to travel abroad to watch a concert.
– He is studying Business Management to help manage their family business.
– His fashion style is influenced by Rick Owen and RM of BTS. (teenvogue)
– His life motto is: “Believe in yourself.”
– The first EXO song he listened to was ‘Growl’ and the first BTS song was ‘Fire’.
– He used to watch ‘America’s Best Dance Group’ when he was young and would often imitate rappers after he got into hip-hop. (Metro Style)
– His mother is from Bulacan and his father is from Cavite.
– One past experience he could’ve done differently is listening to his mom when she recommended him to take singing lessons because he had a hard time during training. (Yahoo Southeast Asia)
– He has poor eyesight, with contact lens grades of L=150 and R=50.
– He is a fan of many K-pop groups, including Stray Kids, WayV, NCT, GOT7, Seventeen, and Wanna One.
– He used to watch “America’s Best Dance Crew” when he was young.
– Nate auditioned because he got a call and they asked him to send a dance video really fast so he recorded in the hotel lobby he was staying at in South Korea.
– His mother suggested he audition for a dance studio and the teachers thought he was natural so he was accepted. (Metro Style)
– He has been friends with Akira since their first audition.
– His mother is a fan of Kpop so she also made him dance to Kpop groups like BTS and EXO and also flew him to South Korea when he wanted to take classes at 1M Dance Studio. (Metro Style)
– He said if he didn’t debut in BGYO, he would likely be training in Korea.
– He falls asleep very fast, even while sitting according to Mikki. (Asia Spotlight)
– His favorite colors are black and beige.
– He has expensive shoes and clothes according to the members.
– His inspirations also include choreographer Franklin Yu.


– Nate is the Main Dancer, Sub-Rapper, and Youngest in BGYO.
– In 2015, he joined the TV competition “Dance Kids” but did not reach the finals.
– He performed alongside Justin Bieber during his international Purpose World Tour in Chicago in 2016.
– He participated in the World of Dance in 2019 but did not make it to the finals.
– He used to attend Xtreme Dance Center in Naperville.

Instagram: @ofcbgyo_nate
Tiktok: @ofcbgyo_nate
Twitter: @bgyo_nate

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