Group Profile: WayV (威神V)

“WayV! 大家好. 我们是 威神V.”

When NCT debuted in 2016, one of SM Entertainment’s goals was make them into a truly global group and promote in several different countries. They started working towards this in 2019 with WayV, the official Chinese unit of NCT (and the first non-Korean one) with members who are from Chinese speaking countries and/or have Chinese ethnic origins. Though WayV was initially focused on the Chinese music market, they’ve slowly started to expand their global influence – they promoted their recent releases in South Korea, and they also have English versions of a couple of their songs.

  • Chinese Pronunciation: WēiShén V
  • English Pronunciation: Like “wavy” (not like “wave”)
  • Members: Kun, Ten, WinWin, Lucas, Xiao Jun, Hendery, YangYang
  • Member Age Range: Members born from 1996 (Kun and Ten) to 2000 (YangYang)
  • Agency: SM Entertainment and Label V (SM’s Chinese management label)
  • Debut Date: 1/17/2019
  • Name Meaning: “We are your vision.”
  • Twitter: @WayV_official
  • Instagram: @wayvofficial
  • YouTube Channel: @WayV
  • Fandom Name: WayZenNi (it sounds similar to “Czennie,” which is NCT’s nickname for their fandom “NCTzen.”)


Unlike my other profiles, I don’t have individual pages for NCT/WayV members because several of them are in multiple units and it could get confusing. So, I made a WayV member profile with basic information, and then I have pages that cover all NCT/WayV members who have done a certain individual activity (acting, music, variety, etc.)

To see WayV’s member profile, click here.





Xiao Jun




Other WayV Pages

Click the picture to go to the page!


How I Feel About WayV

Variety Shows and Essential Content

B-Sides I Like

NOTE: Most images used on this page are official WayV images for teasers, products, or merchandise; those images belong to SM Entertainment and Label V. Some other pictures are also cover images for certain pages I made; they will have their source credit on those specific pages.

This profile is a collaborative effort with my friend Jess, who is a big WayV fan and knows more about them than I do.  She gave me most of the key information about WayV and chose the videos that she considered to be key/iconic/helpful to those entering the fandom (which I organized and embedded).  Jess also runs a K-pop and K-Drama blog, which you can check out here.

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