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New (The Boyz) Profile, Bio, & Facts 

New The Boyz

New (뉴) is a South Korean singer and a member of the K-pop boy group “The Boyz” under IST Entertainment. 

New (The Boyz) Profile

Stage NameNew (뉴)
Birth NameChoi Chan Hee (최찬희)
OccupationSinger, Songwriter
BirthdayApril 26, 1998
Active Years2017–present
Age26 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignTaurus
Height178 cm (5’10”)
Weight51 kg (112 lbs)
Blood TypeB

New (The Boyz) Facts:

Early Life:

– He was born in Jeonju, South Korea.
– He attended Burnaby Mountain Secondary School.
– He went to Jeonju Songwon Elementary School and Jeonju Yong Elementary School.
– He graduated from Wanju High School.

Personal Life:

– His favorite song to perform live is “Timeless”. (Elle Random Questions)
– He has an older brother who is 10 years older than him.
– New has a tattoo of a cross on his left pinky.
– He would like to try a concept style that has traditional Korean clothing and incorporate it into a modern look. (allure)
– Before becoming a trainee, he worked numerous part-time jobs, including at a grill restaurant and a fish restaurant. He did so many that he lost count.
– He would want to collaborate with SNSD’s Taeyeon and IU. (Soompi)
– He is level 1 in both Abacus and mental calculation.
– He sleeps or reads books in his free time.
– His shoe size is 250cm.
– He watches dramas or movies on Netflix when resting. (THE STAR MAGAZINE Interview)
– His childhood dream was to become a vampire, and his favorite movie was “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn” (2011).
– His go-to midnight snacks are noodles and meat. (Soompi)
– His hobbies include listening to music and doing abacus calculations.
– He would want to meet Patrick from SpongeBob SquarePants if he was real.
– He doesn’t have a specific ideal type.
– He would tell his younger self “Everything’s okay”. (Elle Random Questions)
– His special talent is looking like Zzanggu (a cartoon character) from the side view, although some members debate that he looks more like Dooly (another cartoon character).
– He wants to have JuHaknyeon’s confidence. (Rolling Stone Korea)
– He is a Christian.
– He was chosen to have the best hair. (Seventeen)


– He has the position of Main Vocalist in The Boyz.
– He debuted with “The Boyz” on December 6th, 2017.
– In 2022, he sang the OST for “Business Proposal OST Part.9” (“Spring Breeze”).
– He also took part in writing the lyrics for “I’m Your Boy”, “Spring Snow”, and “Bump & Love”.

Likes & Dislikes:

– Their favorite colors include blue, black, white, and brown.
– He is a fan of pasta, steak, and meat.
– He doesn’t like tomatoes.
– He really likes traveling the most. (Soompi)
– Iced Americano is his favorite beverage.
– His favorite snacks are cheese tteokbokki, seaweed rolls, and tuna kimbap.
– Patrick Star from SpongeBob SquarePants is his favorite cartoon character.
– He likes soft peaches.
– Music was his favorite subject in school.

Streaming Platform Links
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