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Liu Yangyang (Chinese: 刘扬扬) referred to as YangYang (Hangul: 양양) is Taiwanese, born on October 10, 2000. He was born in Taiwan but raised in Düsseldorf, Germany. He is the main rapper, sub-vocalist, lead dancer and maknae of WayV and part of the rappers in NCT U.

History on NCT


  • Stage Name: YangYang (양양)
  • Zodiac Sign: Libra
  • Chinese zodiac: Dragon
  • Position:
    • Main Rapper
    • Sub-Vocalist
    • Lead Dancer
    • Maknae (WayV)


Featured Artist

Year Album Song Artist
2020 DYSTOPIA "Asteroid" IMLAY

SoundCloud Exclusives

Year Song Artist Note
2020 "LEONIDAS_YANGYANG" Yang Yang Uploaded on Kun's SoundCloud


= Participates as writing/composer/arrange ✖ = Not participated as writing/composer/arrange

NCT Discography

Album Song Writing Composer Arrange Ref.
Take Over The Moon (WayV) (2019) King of Hearts
We go nanana
Awaken The World Only Human
Electric Hearts


  • Favorite Musicians: MayDay
  • Favorite Food: Ice Cream
  • Favorite Plant: Rose
  • Favorite City: Düsseldorf
  • Favorite Sound: Sound of bass
  • Favorite Time of the Day: 2-3PM
  • Favorite Word: Mellifluous
  • Favorite Number: 0, 24
    • He likes the number 0 because it is neat and clean and shows the possibility that you can go up as zero means the start.[1]
    • He likes number 24 because it is Kobe Bryant's jersey number and also means that you can work hard for 24 hours everyday to be passionate.[1]
  • Favorite Color: Red
  • Language: Chinese, Korean, German, Japanese, English, Spanish (basic)
  • Any acute senses: Sense of vision
  • Tiny Habits: Playing with my hair
  • Favorite movie/book character: Puss in boots of Shrek
  • Your first memory: When I was about 3 to 4 years old I went to beach with my parents and ate barbeque.
  • Personality: Energetic, sweet, kind, caring, polite, sincere, compassionate, hardworking, loyal, sporty, funny, brave, charming, enchanting, friendly, Outgoing, casual, easygoing, mellow, and laidback.
  • He didn't have a nickname because everybody thought YangYang was his nickname.
  • When he was living in Germany, he saw an ad for the SM audition in 2017. He took a 12-hour flight just for the audition and passed out of 30,000 applicants.[1]
  • His ethnicity is Chinese-Taiwanese.
  • He is practicing how to play the piano.
  • When he was a kid, he wanted to become a racer since he enjoyed go-karting.
  • He's seen a couple of Netflix shows, including Sex Education and The End Of The F***ing World.
  • He moved to Germany when he was in the fourth grade.[2]
  • He watches UFC with Xiao Jun.[3]
  • YangYang's family dog's name is Nian Nian and Fei Fei.[4]
  • His favorite basketball player is Damian Lillard.[5]
  • He used to go to night markets and get fried sweet potato balls.[6]
  • He is known for his cuteness, his dancing skills, and rapping ability.
  • YangYang has many plushies. His favorite one is a Winnie the Pooh that he had since he was four.[7]
  • YangYang has a lot of pet beta fishes in his room.[8]
  • He shares a dorm with Kun and Ten. He has his own room.
  • He prefers gentle over strong scents. [9]
  • He has been to a Super Junior concert when he was young because his mom is a huge fan.[1]
  • He is a fan of pH-1.[1]
  • When self-evaluating how good his cooking is, he gave himself a 1 on a scale of 1-10.[10]
  • Two songs he wanted to be a part of was "Baby Don't Stop" by NCT U and "Tiger" by SuperM.[11]
  • His favorite Girls' Generation songs are "I Got A Boy" and "The Boys".[11]



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