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Yanan (PENTAGON) Profile, Bio, & Facts 


Yanan (옌안) is a Chinese singer and a member of the K-pop boy group ‘PENTAGON’ under Cube Entertainment. 

Yanan (PENTAGON) Profile

Stage NameYanan (옌안)
Birth NameYan An (闫按)
BirthdayOctober 25, 1996
Active Years2016–present
Age27 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignScorpio
Height187 cm (6’2″)
Weight70 kg (154 lbs)
Blood TypeA

Yanan (PENTAGON) Facts:

Early Life

– He was born in Hokkaido, Japan, but grew up in Shanghai, China.
– He dropped out of Shanghai Donghui Vocational and Technical School Aviation Service Class.

Personal Life

– He is nicknamed “Ya-Genius,” although he dislikes studying.
– He is the best dancer among members. (Seventeen Superlatives)
– Initially, he intended to pursue a career as an air steward.
– He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and Korean.
– His greatest challenge in life is being in PENTAGON. (hello82)
– While initially trained in rap, his singing voice was discovered to be exceptionally beautiful.
– He is proficient in playing the piano and various Chinese instruments such as the Ehru.
– His Chinese zodiac sign is the Rat.
– He is skilled in swimming, having been a swimmer in the past.
– His notable feature is his body proportions, particularly his long legs.
– Top 3 funniest members according to him are Hongseok, Wooseok, and Shinwon respectively. (hello82)
– Despite his innocent appearance, he is known for his sharp wit and savageness in real life.
– According to Yuto, Yanan is considered the most good-looking member of Pentagon.
– He went on hiatus twice due to health issues, first between August and November 2018, and again on July 5, 2019, resuming his activities with Pentagon in September 2020.
– His personality can be described as somewhat random, and despite attempting to act cute, he often ends up appearing manly instead.
Hui said, Yanan looks like a sunflower. (Esquire Korea)
– As of 2018, he claims to have never been in a romantic relationship.
– Initially sharing a room with Yeo One in the dorm, he now has a single room.
– He went on hiatus again in February 2022 due to family matters.
– Yanan’s ideal type is someone with a bright and kind personality.


– He officially debuted as the sub vocalist and visual of Cube’s boy group Pentagon on October 10, 2016.
– He was scouted by Cube Entertainment in his home country.
– He participated in Mnet’s survival show Pentagon Maker, where he faced initial ranking challenges but aimed to showcase his full potential through difficult missions and remarkable performances.
– He debuted as a model in the 2018 Seoul Fashion Week.
– He also acted in the Chinese drama ‘Use For My Talent’.
– He left Cube Entertainment on October 9, 2023.

Likes & Dislikes

– He enjoys drawing, soccer (particularly a fan of Cristiano Ronaldo), basketball, and swimming.
– He has a fear of amusement park rides and dislikes them.
– He has a liking for eating weird or exotic foods.
– He likes Chinese Hotpot.
– He likes over fermented kimchi.

Instagram:  @yan_an0007
Weibo: 闫桉_PENTAGON

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon | Deezer

Yanan Photos

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