There is something about boy bands that people have always found very intriguing. Based on that alone, it is no surprise that K-pop bands have been met with the same enthusiasm. One of the bands currently all the rage is none other than Boy Story which happens to be a Chinese hip-hop group and the brainchild of the Tencent Music Entertainment Group and JYP Entertainment. The six members of the group are quite young, but their age only makes their talent a lot more commendable. Their first single, How Old R U, was released on September 1, 2017. The album itself, Enough, came out officially in September 2018.
Following their rise to fame, it is only natural that the current members begin to be scrutinized under the magnifying glass of the general public. Thankfully, there is a handful of information out there about them and then some which has inspired many to delve into the personal aspects of their individual lives. In that vein, here is some information on the current Members of Boy Story and their respective ages.
The Current Members of Boy Story
Though it also doubles as his surname, Hanyu happens to be his stage name. He was born Jia Hanyu on May 20th, 2004 in Henan China, but equally goes by the Korean name, Ka Ham-yeo. This young man is perceived to be the most responsible member of the group and that has earned him the nickname, ‘professional babysitter’. Hanyu often finds himself in situations where he has to take care of the other members of the band. An interesting fact about him is that he is quite shy around people despite being a public figure.
Not only Zihao the lead rapper of Boy Story, but he also doubles as the lead dancer. He was born Li Zihao on October 22nd, 2004 in Tianjin, China. Dancing has always been a part of his life seeing as he has been dancing since the age of 8. There is really no genre he cannot dance to, everything from hip hop to Urban dance is in the bag. Those are not the only skills he excels in, Zihao also plays the guitar quite well. Other members of the group and people close to him refer to him as Uncle Li, Qi Qi.
Though his stage name is Xin Long, this guy was born He Xin Long on March 11th, 2005 in Taiyuan, China. He happens to be the vocalist and also a dancer in the group, Boy Story. One of his musical influences happens to be Justin Bieber and he is quite skilled at B-boying and beatbox. A very interesting fact about him is that he is a bit of a fitness buff. He has stellar abs even though he is quite young.
This young man was born Yu Zeyu on December 24th, 2005 in Tianjin, China. Apart from this and his stage name, Zeyu, his Korean name happens to be Yoo Seok-woo. In comparison to all the other trainees, he has trained the longest time. He started out as a dancer and then went on to get some vocal training. Apart from the time he spends performing with the popular band Boy Story, Zeyu leads an introverted life.
Using surnames as a stage name is a popular trend with the members of this group. Gou Ming Rui was born on August 28th, 2006 in Chengdu, China. He also goes by the Korean name Kwak Myeong-ye. Among all the band members, he happens to have the shortest training period. Nevertheless, this has not inhibited his skills as he learns his dance moves quite fast. A fun fact about him is that he eats a lot and his favorite food is hot pot.
Last but not least is Ren Shuyang was born on April 27th, 2007 in Pingyao, China. He happens to have the coolest nickname in the band seeing as he is commonly referred to as Yang Yang. One of his most major musical influences is Michael Jackson and he is quite good at locking dance.
One incredibly interesting fact about him is that he often gets mistaken for a girl when he is at school.