WayV (威神V, WeiShen V) members are Kun, Ten, WinWin, XiaoJun, Hendery, and YangYang. The six-member NCT subunit originally debuted as seven on January 17, 2019, with the single album “The Vision” under SM Entertainment and Label V. It is the only NCT subunit based in China.
|Debut||January 17, 2019|
|WayV Members||Kun, Ten, WinWin, XiaoJun, Hendery, YangYang|
|Genre||Pop, hip-hop, EDM|
|Label||Label V, SM Entertainment|
|Youngest Member||Yang Yang|
– It is the fourth subunit of NCT, and is situated in China, and operates under SM Entertainment’s exclusive label for the Chinese market, Label V.
– The group’s fandom name is “WayZenNi” and it’s the only NCT subunit that has its own fandom name.
– Initially, all seven members of WayV were part of SM Rookies.
– As of June 2023, the members reside in the same building across two different floors, each with their own private room.
– The group released teaser photos of Kun, Ten, Winwin, and Lucas and later Xiaojun, Hendery, and Yangyang’s photos were released the next day.
– The group members joined SM Entertainment in the following order: Ten – Lucas – Kun – WinWin – YangYang – Hendery – Xiaojun.
– The group had its own reality shows named “Juvenile Justice Plan”, ”WayVision: Travel Channel” and “WayVision 2: Winter Sports Channel”.
WayV Subunits & Lucas Departure from WayV & NCT
– The first sub-unit of WayV, WayV-KUN&XIAOJUN (威神V-KUN&XIAOJUN), debuted on June 16, 2021, with the single “Back To You.”
– The second sub-unit, consisting of Ten and Yang Yang, made their debut with the single “Low Low”.
– Lucas and Hendery were about to debut as WayV’s third sub-unit with the single “Jalapeño”, however, due to controversies surrounding Lucas’ past behavior with ex-girlfriends, the release was indefinitely postponed. It was also announced that Lucas would suspend all schedules to reflect on his actions.
– After a 2-year hiatus, On May 10, 2023, SM Entertainment confirmed that Lucas would be departing from both WayV and NCT to pursue solo activities.
– Three songs from their debut Ep “Vision” peaked in the top ten on the Billboard World Digital Songs.
– The group also made an impressive debut at number four on the Billboard Social 50, the best debut since XXXTentacion in June 2018.
– Their EP “Take Off” topped the iTunes album chart in 30 regions and the single also debuted at number two on the QQ Music Weekly Popularity chart.
Magazines & Endorsements
– They have been featured in many notable magazines including “ELLE KOREA”, “MAPS”, “Lofficiel Philippines”, and “Harper’s BAZAAR China”.
– The group has endorsed brands like “Barista Rules” (Maeil Dairy Products) and “Skechers” (Reebok).
– Their popular songs include “Love Talk – English Ver.”, “Take Off”, “Turn Back Time” and “Moonwalk”.
– They have won many awards including the “Favorite Asian Artist” at the MAMA Awards (2020), the “People’s Choice Award” at the Asian Pop Music Awards (2021), and the “Asia Celebrity Award – Music” at the Asia Artist Awards (2021).
WayV Members Profile
|Stage Name||Kun (쿤)|
|Birth Name||Qian Kun (錢錕)|
|Position||Leader, Main Vocalist, Sub Rapper|
|Birthday||January 1, 1996|
|Age||27 (in Jan 2023)|
|Height||176 cm (5’9″)|
|Weight||60 kg (132 lbs)|
– Kun spent two years as a singer trainee in Taiwan before.
– He greatly admires EXO’s Lay.
– During his college days, he shared a dormitory with Ju Xingjie.
– Back in the SMROOKIES days, he was roommates with Winwin.
– He shares a birthday with Winter (aespa).
– During his middle school years, he commuted to school daily by bicycle.
– If given a chance, he would love to shoot an advertisement for Jo Malone perfume.
– In the SMROOKIES era, he, along with Jungwoo (NCT) and Lucas, were called the “Lucky 3”.
– He hates mushrooms and spiders.
– He can’t consume raw foods like raw fish or sushi.
– He is considered a skilled chef.
– He is the oldest member in WayV.
Read more facts about Kun
|Stage Name||Ten (텐)|
|Birth Name||Chittaphon Leechaiyapornkul (ชิตพล ลี้ชัยพรกุล)|
|Position||Main Dancer, Main Vocalist, Sub Rapper, Center|
|Birthday||February 27, 1996|
|Age||27 (in Feb 2023)|
|Height||172 cm (5 ft 8 in)|
|Weight||58 kg (128 lb)|
– He likes black color.
– When traveling by plane, he prefers seats near the entrance.
– He hated math in school.
– He doesn’t like playing PC games.
– He likes eating chocolate cake, chocolate pudding and ice cream.
– He is the only Thai member in WayV.
– He has a fear of fruits and is scared to eat them.
– He’s part of a Thai Line group chat with Sorn from CLC, Bambam from GOT7, and Lisa from BlackPink.
– He is skilled in playing basketball.
– He fell in love with dancing at the age of 14 after being inspired by the movie “Step Up 2: The Streets.”
– He likes to drink green tea.
– Initially, there was resistance from his family regarding his desire to pursue a career in Korea, but his grandmother encouraged him to make the move.
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|Stage Name||Winwin (윈윈)|
|Birth Name||Dong Si Cheng (董思成)|
|Position||Lead Dancer, Lead Rapper, Sub Vocalist, Visual|
|Birthday||October 28, 1997|
|Age||25 (in Oct 2023)|
|Height||179 cm (5’10.5″)|
|Weight||60 kg (132 lbs)|
– He dislikes planes, heights, and skinship.
– He describes himself as a self-proclaimed four-dimensional person.
– He enjoys watching calm and warm genre movies.
– He struggles to handle embarrassment.
– He likes to play games on his phone during his spare time.
– He loves babies and pets.
– He considers EXO as his role model.
– If given the chance, he would like to swap bodies with Johnny (NCT) because of his tall height to gain a higher perspective on things.
– He used to share a room with Lucas when Lucas was in WayV.
– He is scared of strangers and initially, he misunderstood SM agents as fraudsters. This led to a two-year scouting process since he provided the incorrect number whenever they asked.
– He is close with The8 from SEVENTEEN.
– He likes blue and yellow colors.
Read more facts about WinWin
|Stage Name||Xiaojun (샤오쥔)|
|Birth Name||Xiao Dejun (肖德俊)|
|Korean Name||So Deok Jun (소덕준)|
|Birthday||August 8, 1999|
|Age||24 (in Aug 2023)|
|Height||172 cm (5’8’’)|
– He used enthusiastic, funny, and gentle to describe himself.
– His favorite foods often have a green tea flavor, including ice cream, cake, and latte.
– He has a preference for strong flavors.
– He likes to eat stinky tofu.
– He loves green color.
– He likes brushed wool hats and hoodies.
– He mentioned having great chemistry with YangYang among all WayV members, as they share similar tastes in games.
– He considers his brother and father as his role models.
– He has a weakness for snacks, especially during a fever.
– He started studying girl group dances at around the age of 10 or even younger after getting inspired by Wonder Girls’ “Nobody.”
– He dreamed of bringing home two big durians when he was a child because his mom loved them.
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|Stage Name||Hendery (헨드리)|
|Birth Name||Wong Kunhang (黃冠亨)/Huang Guanheng (黄冠亨)|
|Position||Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Visual|
|Korean Name||Hwang Kwan Hyung (황관형)|
|Birthday||September 28, 1999|
|Age||24 (in Sep 2023)|
|Height||175 cm (5’9’’)|
– Among WayV members, he said YangYang is the member who is very different from his initial impression.
– He likes all kinds of tissues and wipes in his room, like Kleenex, wet wipes, and alcohol wipes.
– One habit he managed to kick in the past year is eating breakfast. (Harper’s Bazaar Men).
– He is not confident in taking selfies.
– He loves to play basketball. (NCT Home Interview)
– During the beginning of his rap journey, he memorized numerous Mac Miller songs.
– He cleans the bathroom even when he takes a shower at midnight.
– “Love Yourself” by Justin Bieber is his favorite song.
– He likes to be referred to as “dad.”
– He loves to watch anime.
– His favorite beverage is Thai milk tea.
Read more facts about Hendery
|Stage Name||Yangyang (양양)|
|Birth Name||Liu YangYang|
|Position||Main Rapper, Main Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Maknae|
|Birthday||October 10, 2000|
|Age||23 (in Oct 2023)|
– He spent his teenage years in Düsseldorf, Germany.
– His father is the CEO of a computer manufacturing company based in Taipei, Taiwan.
– His fans are called “Yangqui.”
– He is close to Kun among all members.
– He describes Hendery as a unicorn emoji due to his love for pink.
– He enjoys learning good jokes from WayZenNis.
– He often wears ripped jeans and so the WayV members joke about his knees being “allergic” to clothes.
– Before his debut, he requested his friends to remove videos they made together.
– From a young age, he had a strong passion for both dancing and rapping.
– He’s a fan of Tokyo Ghoul.
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|Stage Name||Lucas (루카스)|
|Birth Name||Huang Xuxi / Wong Yuk-hei (黃旭熙)|
|Korean Name||Hwang Wook-hee (황욱희)|
|Position||Lead Rapper, Sub Vocalist, Visual, Center, Face Of The Group|
|Birthday||January 25th, 1999|
|Age||24 (in Jan 2023)|
|Height||183 cm (6’0″)|
|Weight||65 kg (143 lbs)|
– In WayV, he was roommates with Winwin.
– He is close to Yuqi from (G)I-DLE.
– He lived near Jackson Wang’s house while growing up in Hong Kong but only met him after coming to Korea.
– He jokingly said that muscles are the only thing he doesn’t lack.
– His fans call themselves “Lumi” and his official symbol is 🦁 (lion).
– A song by DEAN, “I’m Not Sorry,” inspired him to become an artist.
– He debuted in SUPER M on October 4, 2019.
– He enjoys food, exercising, and dogs, and values family.
– He strongly dislikes mosquitoes.
– He likes spicy food and Black Panther is his favorite Marvel movie.
– He is very strong and did 60 push-ups in just 46 seconds on a show.
– He is SM Entertainment’s first artist from Hong Kong.
– He has a lion tattoo on his left side.
Read more facts about Lucas
1. How old are the WayV members? (oldest to youngest)
WayV members’ ages and birthdays are as follows:
– Kun was born on January 1, 1996, and is 27 years old.
– Ten was born on February 27, 1996, and is 27 years old.
– WinWin was born on October 28, 1997, and is 26 years old.
– Xiaojun was born on August 8, 1999, and is 24 years old.
– Hendery was born on September 28, 1999, and is 24 years old.
– Yangyang was born on October 10, 2000, and is 22 years old.
2. How tall are the WayV members? (tallest to shortest)
WayV members’ heights are the following from tallest to shortest:
– WinWin’s height is 179 cm (5’10.5″).
– Kun’s height is 176 cm (5’9″).
– Yangyang’s height is 175 cm (5’ 9”).
– Hendery’s height is 175 cm (5’9’’).
– Ten’s height is 172 cm (5’8″).
– Xiaojun’s height is 172 cm (5’8’’).
WinWin is the tallest member in the group and Xiaojun is the shortest in height.
3. What does WayV stand for?
WayV stands for “We are your Vision”.
4. Does WayV have a lightstick?
Their official lightstick is called “WayV OFFICIAL FANLIGHT” but it is also referred to as “Leekbong”.
5. Where are the WayV members from? (ethnicity & nationality)
WayV members’ nationality & ethnicity are as follows:
– Kun is Chinese by ethnicity and nationality.
– Ten is Thai by ethnicity and nationality.
– WinWin is Chinese by ethnicity and nationality.
– Xiaojun is Chinese by ethnicity and nationality.
– Hendery is Chinese by ethnicity and nationality.
– Yangyang is Taiwanese by ethnicity and nationality.
All group members are from China except for Hendery, Ten, and YangYang.
6. What are the official positions of WayV members?
Following are the official WayV members’ positions:
– Kun is the Leader, Main Vocalist, and Sub Rapper.
– Ten is the Main Dancer, Main Vocalist, Sub Rapper, and Center.
– WinWin is the Lead Dancer, Lead Rapper, Sub Vocalist, and Visual.
– Xiaojun is the Main Vocalist.
– Hendery is the Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist, and Visual.
– Yangyang is the Main Rapper, Main Dancer, Sub Vocalist, and Maknae.
7. What are WayV members’ MBTI?
Following are the WayV members’ MBTI types:
– Kun’s MBTI is ESFJ-T.
– Ten’s MBTI is INFJ.
– Winwin’s MBTI is INFJ-A.
– Xiaojun’s MBTI is ENFP.
– Hendery’s MBTI is ENTP.
– Yangyang’s MBTI is INTJ.
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