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YangYang (NCT/WayV) Profile, Bio, & Facts

Yangyang NCT

Yangyang (양양) is a Taiwanese, rapper, singer-songwriter, and a member of the boy group NCT under SM Entertainment. He is a member of the subunit NCT U and the Chinese subunit WayV.

YangYang (NCT/WayV) Profile

Stage NameYangyang (양양)
Birth NameLiu YangYang
OccupationRapper, Singer-songwriter
BirthdayOctober 10, 2000
Active Years2019–present
Age23 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLibra
Blood TypeO

YangYang (NCT/WayV) Facts:

Early Life

– YangYang was born in Taiwan.
– He moved to Germany with his mother and sister.
– He spent most of his teenage years living in Düsseldorf, Germany.
– He relocated to Germany during the fourth grade of his schooling.
– He attended an international school in Neuss, near Düsseldorf, for approximately 6 years.
– He dropped out of ISR International School on the Rhine.

Personal Life

– He is of Taiwanese ethnicity and holds dual Taiwanese-German nationality.
– He describes WayV like family.
– He is most proud of the song “New Axis” because it was the first time the group used a different language to perform.
– He prefers to be called “Xiao Yang” (Little Sheep) or simply “YangYang.”
– He likes the band MAYDAY because his parents used to listen to their music.
– His earliest memory is a beach barbecue trip with his parents when he was about 3 or 4 years old.
– He likes playing basketball and his favorite NBA player is Damian Lillard.
– He hopes that fans feel that they are “kind”, “charming” and “unforgettable”.
– His must-have item for traveling is clothes and shoes so he can have different outfits every day.
– He is the son of Jim Liu, who serves as the CEO of ADLINK, a computer manufacturing company based in Taipei, Taiwan.
– His solo fandom name, created by his fans, is “Yangqui.”
– In his childhood, he aspired to become a racer, inspired by his fondness for go-karting.
– He is close to Kun.
– He describes Hendery as a unicorn emoji because he likes pink.
– He said that he learns good jokes from WayZenNis as they have many great ideas.
– He hopes he shows more sides of himself in 2023. (Harper Bazaar)
– A villain role he would like to dress up as would be Harley Quinn.
– He is multilingual and can speak a bit of Spanish and fluently speaks Mandarin, Korean, German, and English.
– He enjoys playing computer games with XiaoJun, though they tease each other about the size of their computers.
– His representative emoji is 🐑.
– His family has two dogs named Nian Nian and Fei Fei.
– His skin has been good since birth so he never used to take care of it before but now focuses on buying skincare products and applies masks often.
– He has a scar on his left shoulder from surgery after sustaining an injury during a school basketball match.
– When it comes to their bunk beds, he sleeps on the first deck, and XiaoJun sleeps on the second deck.
– He doesn’t have a specific nickname because some people thought “YangYang” was already a nickname.
– He always wears ripped jeans so WayV members joke that his knees are allergic to clothes.
– He asked his friends to take down the videos they made together before he debuted.
– Even as a child, he had a passion for dancing and rapping.
– He is flexible and can do splits.
– Due to attending an international school, he sometimes mixed up German and English.

Shoulder Injury & Auditioning for SM Entertainment

– While living and studying in Düsseldorf, Germany, YangYang was part of the school’s basketball team but had to undergo shoulder surgery due to a torn tendon.
– During his recovery, he dreamt that he was performing on a stage. Coincidentally, upon waking up two weeks later, he discovered an SM Global Audition announcement in Taipei.
– He embarked on a 12-hour flight solely for the 2016 SM audition and successfully made it through, competing against 30,000 other applicants.


– YangYang was introduced as an S.M. Rookie on July 17, 2018.
– He is part of the sub-units WayV and NCT U.
– He spent 2 1/2 years as a trainee before debuting.
– He officially joined SM Entertainment in mid-2016.
– His introduction as an NCT member took place in January 2019.
– He is the main rapper, sub-vocalist, lead dancer, and maknae in WayV, and he is also a rapper in NCT U.

Likes & Dislikes

– Puss in Boots from “Shrek” is his favorite movie or book character.
– He is a fan of Travis Scott and J. Cole.
– He likes Tokyo Ghoul.
– He really likes Magic Castle.
– His favorite color is red.
– The word “Mellifluous” is his favorite.
– He particularly enjoys the time of day between 2-3 p.m.
– He enjoys watching American football and basketball.
– The number zero is his favorite.
– He really likes to wear a hoodie or jacket everywhere.
– Roses are his favorite type of plant.
– His favorite sound is the bass.

Food Preferences

– YangYang loves eating Baskin Robbins ice cream.
– He likes stir-fried basil very much.
– Ice cream is his favorite food.
– He really likes pork and omelet.

Personality & Habits

– He has a habit of playing with his hair.
– His MBTI type is INTJ.
– He said he is very socially anxious and someone who gets awkward easily.

Instagram: yangyang_x2

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music 

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