K-pop has become a revolutionary trend in recent years. Several k-pop groups have made waves with their performances and discography. The Boyz is one of such groups. The Boyz is an all-male K-pop group that was honored with performing at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. Signed with Cre.ker Entertainment and Sony Music Entertainment Japan, The Boyz made their debut in December 2017 and quickly gained a devoted fanbase. Their EP, The First, dropped on the 6th of December 2017, with Boy as the lead single. The group consists of twelve members. Before the group was formed, one of The Boyz members, Joo Hak Nyeon, became popular thanks to his participation in Produce 101 Season 2. Unfortunately, in the final round, he scored too low to be made a part of Wanna One.
The Boyz Members Profile
Eric, whose real name is Son Young Jae, was born in South Korea but was raised in Los Angeles, California, USA. His English name is Eric Son and he is a lead dancer, vocalist, rapper, and maknae. He was born on December 22, 2000, and his zodiac is Capricorn. Eric has an older sister and he attended School of Performing Arts, Seoul.
Sunwoo is from Busan and has a younger sister. His real name is Kim Sun Woo and his position in The Boyz is main rapper and vocalist. His birthday is April 12, 2000. His zodiac sign is Aries and his blood type is B. Sunwoo is a junior in Hanlim Art High School. Sunwoo was a former soccer player and played for four years. His special talent is fast rapping and he was on Mnet’s High School Rapper.
Hwall is from Busan, South Korean. His real name is Heo Hyun Joon and his birthday is on the 9th of March 2000. His place in The Boyz is as lead dancer lead rapper and vocalist. Hwall has a younger sister, four years younger than him.
Juhaknyeon was born in Jeju, South Korea. His real name is Ju Hak Nyeon, his Chinese name is Chow Hok Nin and his birthday is on March 9, 1999. His zodiac sign is Pisces and his blood type is B. Juhaknyeon is half Chinese, half Korean. He had been staying in Hong Kong for a while.
Q, whose real name is Ji Chang Min and who was born on November 5, 1998, has two older sisters. His position in The Boyz is main dancer and vocalist. His zodiac sign is Scorpio and his blood type is AB. James Ji is his English name. Q’s interests include viewing Spongebob and seeing horror movies.
New was born on April 26, 1998, in Jeonju, South Korea. He is the main vocalist and his birth name is Choi Chan Hee. New has an older brother 10 years older than him. His English name is New Choi. New’s favorite colors are blue, black, white, and brown.
Kevin is from Vancouver, Canada. His birth name is Moon Hyung Seo while his nickname is Keb. He’s got an elder sister named Stella. Kevin’s parents named him after watching the movie Home Alone. Kevin went to Burnaby Mountain High School. Kevin only went to college for four days before leaving to join The Boyz.
Juyeon, whose birth name is Lee Ju Yeon, is from Gwangju-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. He is the main dancer, vocalist and visual for The Boyz. Juyeon was born on January 15, 1998, and his zodiac sign is Capricorn. He has a younger brother and they went to Seoul Samyook High School. His English name is Joel Lee.
Hyunjae, whose real name is Lee Jae Hyun, is from Incheon, S. Korea. Hyunjae has an older sister. He is the lead vocalist, lead dancer and visual. Hyunjae was born on September 13, 1997, making his zodiac sign Virgo.
Younghoon was born as Kim Young Hoon on August 8, 1997, and has an older brother. His zodiac sign is Leo and his blood type is A. His English name is Jelly Kim. Younghoon’s hobby is watching movies. His specialty is skiing. Younghoon has the best physique and face in the group. Younghoon is good at swimming and has won national swimming competitions.
Jacob was born in Toronto, Canada on May 30, 1997. His zodiac sign is Gemini and his blood type is B. Jacob’s Korean name is Bae Joon Young. Jacob’s favorite colors are olive and burgundy. Jacob likes volleyball and basketball. He has an older brother named Jeff. Jacob is the “mother” of The Boyz.
Sangyeon is the “father” of The Boyz. Born as Lee Sang Yeon on November 4, 1996, Sangyeon has an older sister. He is the leader and his zodiac sign is Scorpio. Sangyeon hates sashimi (raw meat/fish). His English name is Jayden Lee. One of Sangyeon’s hobbies is snowboarding.
Info & Trivia on The Boyz
1. Their first TV series Flower Snack aired in 2017, followed by Come On! The Boyz, and THE 100 in 2018.
2. The group’s second debut anniversary is on December 6, 2019.
3. The Boyz members Younghoon, Hyunjae, Juyeon, and Ju Haknyeon gave an interview expressing thanks to their fans, promising a more mature image for their upcoming discography.
4. The 7th of May 2019 marked the first time that The Boyz won their first music show on SBS MTV’s The Show. It would become their firs international award.
5. The group has won a host of other awards including the 2018 Asia Artist Award for Male Rookie of the Year Award, and the 2018 Melon Music Award for Best New Male Artist.