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PENTAGON (펜타곤) Yanan Profile, Facts, and TMI

Yanan Profile

  • Birth Name: 闫桉 (Yán ān)
  • Stage Name: Yanan
  • Nationality: Chinese
  • Date of Birth: 1996.10.25
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • Chinese Zodiac: Rat
  • Height: 187 cm (6’1”)
  • Weight: 68 kg (149.9 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Personal Social Media: Weibo

Yanan Facts & TMI

  • Yanan was born in Hokkaido, Japan.
  • His family consists of mother and father.
  • Yanan is an only child.
  • His mother and father met and got married in Japan, that’s why he was born in Japan.
  • He is the sub-vocalist of PENTAGON.
  • Yanan is the visual member of PENTAGON, his handsome appearance gained him the nickname Shanghai Prince.
  • He sang Josh Groban’s ‘You Raise Me Up’ for his audition at Cube Entertainment.
  • Since 2018, he is suffering from health problems that made him temporarily on hiatus several times.
  • According to the members, Yanan used to be a quiet guy but after debuting, he became more cheerful and talkative.
  • He is the hidden variety member of the group thanks to his witty remarks.
  • He is a prankster, the main ‘victim’ of Yanan’s shenanigans is Wooseok.
  • He is very soft, when he first came to Korea, he came with his mother and after signing a contract with Cube.
  • Because he is very soft-hearted, he also cries a lot.
  • He gets scared easily, he is afraid of riding amusement park rides such as rollercoasters.
  • He was famous for his handsome appearance among Cube trainees.
  • It is said that he looks a lot like his parents.
  • He thinks that his ears are really small.
  • He has a mole right under his left eye.
  • Yuto voted Yanan as the second most handsome member in the group.
  • He is the second tallest member in PENTAGON after Wooseok.
  • His favorite color is red.
  • He likes the mint choco flavor.
  • His favorite flower is magnolia.
  • He really likes kimchi.
  • He loves eating spicy foods but his body can’t accept spicy foods well.
  • He can’t drink alcohol at all.
  • He likes blonde hair on him, but people around him say black hair looks better on him.
  • His favorite Korean drama is ‘My Love From the Star’. It is said that he watched it 10 times without subtitles to study Korean.
  • He mentioned BTS as his role model.
  • His ideal type is someone who has striking features.
  • He really loves Kino’s self-composed song ‘Spring Snow’.
  • He had the shortest trainee period among PENTAGON members.
  • Since he speaks standard Chinese at home, he can only understand the Shanghai dialect but can’t speak it.
  • His parents also do music.
  • He learned how to play the piano and the traditional Chinese musical instrument when he was young.
  • He always calls his parents before he goes to bed.
  • His favorite Chinese food is hot pot.
  • Before coming to Korea, he always listens to a music box given by his mother.
  • His mom had a conception dream of an angelic child waved to her.
  • He said that he ate the popular mara stew for the first time in Korea.
  • He said he couldn’t speak any Korean when he first came to Korea.
  • Yanan and Yuto communicated in basic English and body language when he first joined the agency.
  • His pronunciation is so good that people sometimes mistook him as a Korean. However, he sometimes gets frustrated because he cannot say what he wants to say to see because his vocabulary is still lacking.
  • His rap name is MIC (Made in China).
  • He originally dreamt to be a health trainer.
  • He works out regularly that his body grew bigger, surprising the other members.
  • He has very thick eyebrows.
  • He can’t eat ice cream because he has a stomach problem.
  • The first food he ate in Korea was stir-fried spicy pork.
  • He said that they can’t sleep unless he lies on a bed.
  • His family in China is raising a Border Collie.
  • He is particularly close with fellow 96z, Yeoone.
  • It is said that he has a unique laughing sound.
  • He doesn’t have a driving license.
  • Yanan is close with SEVENTEEN’s Jun and The8 after appearing in a Chinese audition program. He also said that thanks to Jun, he got close to NCT’s Chenle, Renjun, Xiaojun, Kun, and Lucas.
  • Yanan is also a member of Kakaotalk group chat for Chinese idol group members in Korea.
  • His shoe size is 280 mm.
  • His nicknames are GeniusYan, Shanghai Prince, and Kim Yanan.

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