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THE BOYZ Members Profile & Facts

The Boyz Members
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The Boyz members are Sangyeon, Jacob, Younghoon, Hyunjae, Juyeon, Kevin, New, Q, JuHaknyeon, Sunwoo, and Eric. The 11-member K-pop boy group debuted on December 6th, 2017, with the mini album “The First“ under IST Entertainment.

THE BOYZ Profile

DebutDecember 6th, 2017
Active Years2017–present
The Boyz MembersSangyeon, Jacob, Younghoon, Hyunjae, Juyeon, Kevin, New, Q, JuHaknyeon, Sunwoo, and Eric
GenreK-Pop
StatusActive
LabelIST Entertainment
Oldest MemberSangyeon
Youngest MemberEric
Former MemberHwall
Fandom NameThe B

THE BOYZ Facts:

– THE BOYZ were first announced as Cre.kerz.
– They appeared in several music videos of other artists like Melody Day and Ailee prior to debut.
– The group participated in the television show “Road to Kingdom” and won first place.
– They participated in the 2018 Lunar New Year’s Idol Athletics Championships aerobics competition and won a silver medal.
– THE BOYZ members joined the company in the following order Q – Hyunjae – Joo Haknyeon – Sangyeon – Juyeon – Younghoon – Eric – Jacob – Sunwoo – New – Kevin.
– The members have individually appeared in several reality shows including Kpop Star 6, High School Rapper, and Produce 101.
– Their digital single “Keeper” was produced by Block B’s Park Kyung.
– All members use the Shure AD2/B87A microphone.
– None of the members have the blood type O.

Achievements

– THE BOYZ’s EP “Thrilling” became the eighth-highest first-week sales of any boy group in Hanteo Chart with 523,630 copies sold in the first week of its release.
– They were invited to perform at the 12th Asian Film Awards in Macau.

Controversies

1. Mistreatment of Employee
– THE BOYZ members were accused of allegedly mistreating an employee.
– A video posted on YouTube claimed that New and others were seen making an agency employee carry their shopping bags at a department store.
– This led to criticism from netizens who felt this was inappropriate behavior for an agency employee​.

2. Misogynistic Posts
– Sunwoo and New faced backlash due to misogynistic posts on social media and rude behavior towards fans.
– The controversy centered around posts that were deemed disrespectful towards women and incidents of the members displaying a high-handed attitude.
– Fans demanded their removal from the group and the company had to intervene and apologised.

3. Racist Remarks
– Kevin was once under fire for using alleged racist terms against Asians in a video.
– He used a filter and made remarks that were considered offensive, including the use of the phrase “ching chong bing bong”, which is a pejorative against Asians. This incident sparked controversy and discussion among fans and the public.

Major works

– Their most popular songs include “LIPGLOSS”, “REVEAL”, and “ROAR”.

Awards

– They have won some major awards including the “Artist of the Year”, “World Rookie Award”, “Best Male Performance Award”, “Best New Male Artist Award”, and “Rising Star Award”.

WEBSITE
theboyz

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: official_theboyz
Youtube: THE BOYZ
Twitter: IST_THEBOYZWE_THE_BOYZ
TikTok: istent_theboyz
Facebook: officialTHEBOYZ
Weibo: officialtheboyz

Streaming Platform Links
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THE BOYZ Members Profile

1. Sangyeon

Sangyeon The Boyz
Sangyeon
Stage NameSangyeon (상연)
Birth NameLee Sang Yeon (이상연)
PositionLeader, Main Vocalist
BirthdayNovember 4th, 1996
Active Years2017–present
Age27 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignScorpio
Height176 cm (5’9″)
Weight61 kg (134 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeA
MBTIESFP-T
Representative ColorRed
Representative Number82

Sangyeon Facts:

– His English name is Jayden Lee.
– His go-to karaoke song is John Park’s “Childlike”. (Soompi)
– He’s really good at singing and writing songs.
– He was chosen as the member who gives the best advice. (Elle)
– Among the group members, he is the best at doing special things.
– He would keep the dorm setup as is instead of changing it. (hello82)
– He was chosen as the best at sports in the group. (Seventeen)
– He considers himself the most unlucky in the group because he always loses.
– He has high alcohol tolerance among The Boyz members.
– He is always the first one to arrive at the studio. (Seventeen)
– He was chosen to be most likely to make a mistake on stage. (Buzzfeed Celeb)
– He wants to have Sunwoo’s soccer trapping skills. (Rolling Stone Korea)
Read more facts about Sangyeon

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2. Jacob

Jacob The Boyz
Jacob
Stage NameJacob (제이콥)
Birth NameJacob Bae (배제이콥)
OccupationSinger
BirthdayMay 30, 1997
Active Years2017–present
Age27 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignGemini 
Height177 cm (5’10″)
Weight61 kg (132 lbs)
NationalityKorean-Canadian
Blood TypeB
MBTIINFP-T
Representative ColorYellow
Representative Number30

Jacob Facts:

– He is considered the angel of the group.
– He is the only The Boyz member who can beatbox.
– His favorite The Boyz song is “Timeless”. (hello82)
– In the group, he is known as the “mother”.
– He was chosen to be the sweetest among the members. (Seventeen)
– He has the best smile in the group according to the members. (Seventeen)
– He stated that if he had a younger sister, he wouldn’t introduce her to any of the group members.
– He is really proud of his Road To Kingdom’s performance of “Danger”! There were many tricks involved so he is proud of that. (Soompi)
– He would like to collaborate with Sam Kim and DAY6. (Soompi)
Read more facts about Jacob

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3. Younghoon

Younghoon The Boyz
Younghoon
Stage NameYounghoon (영훈)
Birth NameKim Young Hoon (김영훈)
PositionLead Vocalist, Visual
BirthdayAugust 8, 1997
Active Years2017–present
Age26 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLeo
Height183 cm (6’0″)
Weight61 kg (134 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeA
MBTIINFP-T
Representative ColorSky Blue
Representative Number67

Younghoon Facts:

– According to the members, he has the best physique and face.
– He and Juyeon both worked as models for Seoul Fashion Week in 2017.
– He was chosen to be the member who does the best aegyo. (Elle)
– The member that makes him laugh the most is Sunwoo. (hello82)
– He is the geekiest member of The Boyz. (Seventeen)
– He always leaves the other members on read. (Seventeen)
– His goal for 2023 is for The Boyz and The B to be satisfied with each other. (THE STAR MAGAZINE)
– He wants to have Juyeon’s charming dance movies. (Rolling Stone Korea)
Read more facts about Younghoon

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4. Hyunjae

Hyunjae The Boyz
Hyunjae
Stage NameHyunjae (현재)
Birth NameLee Jae Hyun (이재현)
PositionLead Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Visual
BirthdaySeptember 13, 1997
Active Years2017–present
Age26 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLeo
Height179.7 cm (5’11″)
Weight62 kg (137 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeB
MBTIENFJ-A
Representative ColorSilver
Representative Number24

Hyunjae Facts:

– He was picked as the member most likely to pull pranks on others. (Elle)
– He would like to have Sangyeon’s cool voice. (THE STAR MAGAZINE)
– According to him, if he had a real brother, Younghoon, Juyeon, Haknyeon, and Sunwoo would fit his image.
– The recent trend among the members, according to him, is coffee bets. (hello82)
Hwall mentioned that Hyunjae is the clingiest member of THE BOYZ.
– According to Kevin, he can identify the brand of Korean fried chicken by just smelling it. (refinery29)
– His fellow member Eric says that Hyunjae is the one who nags the most.
– He wants to have Haknyeon’s fresh smile. (THE STAR MAGAZINE)
– Initially, he wanted his stage name to be Lee Hanbit.
– He would like to have Sangyeon’s bronze skin. (Rolling Stone Korea)
Read more facts about Hyunjae

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5. Juyeon

Juyeon The Boyz
Juyeon
Stage NameJuyeon (주연)
Birth NameLee Ju Yeon (이주연)
PositionMain Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Visual
BirthdayJanuary 15, 1998
Active Years2017–present
Age26 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Height181 cm (5’11″)
Weight62 kg (136 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeAB
MBTIENTP-T /INTP
Representative ColorBlue
Representative Number11

Juyeon Facts:

Jacob said Juyeon is the coolest on stage. (hello82)
– He mentioned that he’s in charge of Japanese within The Boyz.
– If he had to choose a comeback style to wear forever, he would go with “Thrill Ride” because the clothes were very street-style-like, so they were really comfortable. (allure)
– According to him, he believes he is the best cook among his groupmates.
– He was chosen as the most likely member to get lost. (Elle)
– According to Sangyeon and Q, he is scared of horror movies.
– The source of his confidence is his fans. (hello82)
– He was chosen to be the best dancer of the group. (Buzzfeed Celeb)
– He wants to have Hyunjae’s eyes. (Rolling Stone Korea)
Read more facts about Juyeon

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6. Kevin

Kevin The Boyz
Kevin
Stage NameKevin (케빈)
Birth NameKevin Moon (케빈 문)
PositionMain vocalist
BirthdayFebruary 23, 1998
Active Years2017–present
Age26 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignPisces
Height176 cm (5’9″)
Weight56 kg (123 lbs)
NationalityKorean-Canadian
Blood TypeAB
MBTIINFP-T 
Representative ColorGold
Representative Number16

Kevin Facts:

– His favorite The Boyz intro is “Daydream”. (hello82)
– He and Jacob were chosen as hosts/MCs for the music show “Simply K-POP.”
– He felt uncomfortable with the concept of “Thrill Ride” because it showed too much skin. (allure)
– He designed THE BOYZ logo.
– He makes the most mistakes when shooting TikToks. (hello82)
– Kevin and Jacob primarily speak English to each other, as it feels awkward to speak Korean. However, he speaks a mix of 50% English and 50% Korean with Eric.
– He has the biggest sweet tooth in the group. (Seventeen)
– He did musical theatre as a kid. (refinery29)
– He is the early riser in THE BOYZ. (Seventeen)
– He has most consistently been working out compared to the members. (Seventeen)
– He wants to have Jacob’s ability to sleep anywhere and anytime. (Rolling Stone Korea)
Read more facts about Kevin

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7. New

New The Boyz
New
Stage NameNew (뉴)
Birth NameChoi Chan Hee (최찬희)
PositionMain Vocalist
BirthdayApril 26, 1998
Active Years2017–present
Age26 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignTaurus
Height178 cm (5’10”)
Weight51 kg (112 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeB
MBTIINFP-T 
Representative ColorTransparent
Representative Number98

New Facts:

– He takes charge of cooking in the dorm.
– He is the most introverted member of the group. (Seventeen)
– He was chosen to be the most fashionable amongst THE BOYZ members. (Seventeen)
– New mentioned that if he were a girl, he would date Younghoon, as he may appear cold but is actually nice.
JuHaknyeon said that if he weren’t an idol, he would be an accountant because he is good at maths. (hello82)
– He uses the emoji 🆕 the most since it is his name. (Elle)
– He takes the most selfies compared to other THE BOYZ members. (Buzzfeed Celeb)
Read more facts about New

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8. Q

Q The Boyz
Q
Stage NameQ (큐)
Birth NameJi Chang Min (지창민)
PositionMain Dancer, Sub Vocalist
BirthdayNovember 5, 1998
Active Years2017–present
Age25 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignScorpio
Height175 cm (5’9″)
Weight56 kg (123 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeAB
MBTIESFP-T 
Representative ColorWhite
Representative Number2

Q Facts:

– He had the most votes for the member with the best style. (Elle)
– When walking somewhere, he likes to hold onto other members, whether it be their shoulders or hands.
– He takes the best selfies in the group, along with Sunwoo. (Seventeen)
– He considers his charm points to be his dimples and his ability to switch from cuteness to powerful dancing.
– “The First” is the album that expresses him best. (hello82)
– Yechan and Taek were his potential stage name candidates.
– He wants to emulate Kevin’s thoughtfulness. (Rolling Stone Korea)
Read more facts about Q

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9. JuHaknyeon

JuHaknyeon The Boyz
JuHaknyeon
Stage Name JuHaknyeon (주학년)
Birth NameJu Hak Nyeon (주학년)
PositionLead Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Sub-Rapper
BirthdayMarch 9, 1999
Active Years2017–present
Age25 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignPisces
Height175 cm (5’9”)
Weight58 kg (128 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeB
MBTIENTJ-T 
Representative ColorOrange
Representative Number9

JuHaknyeon Facts:

– He trained for 2 years and 1 month before his debut.
– He would send Hyunjae to a haunted house instead of going himself. (hello82)
– He is close to Sunwoo.
– He was chosen to be the best singer. (Seventeen)
– It took him the longest time to become close to Kevin.
– According to Jacob, Ju Haknyeon is the best at freestyling. (Buzzfeed Celeb)
– He usually decides what the members will eat in the dorm.
– He is usually the fastest to get ready along with Sangyeon. (Buzzfeed Celeb)
– During his trainee days, he once went to Lotte World with Golden Child’s Bong Jaehyun instead of practicing.
– He wants to have Younghoon’s positive mindset. (Rolling Stone Korea)
Read more facts about JuHaknyeon

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10. Sunwoo

Sunwoo The Boyz
Sunwoo
Stage Name Sunwoo (선우)
Birth NameKim Sun-woo (김선우)
PositionMain Rapper, Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist
BirthdayApril 12, 2000
Active Years2017–present
Age24 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAries
Height177.4 cm (5’ 9.8”)
Weight61 kg (134 lb)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeB
MBTIENTP
Representative ColorPurple
Representative Number19

Sunwoo Facts:

– He takes the best selfies in THE BOYZ, along with Q. (Elle)
– He is the member who gets scared easily.
– He was chosen as the funniest member. (Seventeen)
– He used to steal other members’ socks, underwear, and clothes. (Teen Vogue)
– He wants to speak informally to New and Q.
– He talks to Eric and Jacob the most among the members.
– He hopes to be roommates with JuHaknyeon.
– The most fun music video to shoot for him was “Thrill Ride”. (Seventeen)
– He wants to have Q’s personality and neck. (Rolling Stone Korea)
Read more facts about Sunwoo

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11. Eric

Eric The Boyz
Eric
Stage Name Eric (에릭) 
Birth NameSohn Young-jae (손영재)
Position Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Maknae
BirthdayDecember 22, 2000
Active Years2017–present
Age23 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Height174 cm (5’ 9”)
Weight57 kg (126 lb)
NationalityKorean-American
Blood TypeA
MBTIENFJ-T
Representative ColorPink
Representative Number22

Eric Facts:

– He is the biggest K-pop fan among the members. (Seventeen)
– He was chosen to be the most talkative. (Elle)
Kevin chose him to be most suited to the concept of their 8th mini album “Be Awake”. (hello82)
– He is the most outgoing in THE BOYZ. (Seventeen)
– He wants to speak informally with Sangyeon.
– He was chosen to be the most handsome of THE BOYZ. (Seventeen)
– He finds that New, JuHaknyeon, and Hyunjae can sometimes be more childish than he is.
– He is the loudest of the group. (Seventeen)
– He wants to have New’s resonating voice. (Rolling Stone Korea)
Read more facts about Eric

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Former Members

12. Hwall

Hwall The Boyz
Hwall
Stage Name Hwall (활)
Birth NameHeo Hyunjoon (허현준))
PositionLead Dancer, Lead Rapper, Sub Vocalist
BirthdayMarch 9, 2000
Active Years2017–present
Age24 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignPisces
Height181 cm (5’ 11”)
Weight55 kg (121 lb)
NationalityKorean-American
Blood TypeA
MBTIENFP
Representative ColorBlack
Representative Number39

Hwall Facts:

– He affectionately called himself The Boyz’s ultimate weapon.
– He wished to speak informally with Hyunjae, Juyeon, and JuHaknyeon.
– He was known for having the best fashion sense among The Boyz members.
– Although he may seem chic and uppity at first, he is described as “a chic baby” by Juyeon.
– According to Hwall, he is considered the hidden card of THE BOYZ.
– He, Q, and Kevin used to be roommates.
Read more facts about Hwall

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
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