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Eric

Korean: 손영재

Hometown:

Mok-dong, Seoul

Country:

South Korea

Full name:
Son Young-jae
Native name:
손영재
Birthday:
Age:
21 years old
Blood type:
A
Height:
5'9" (174 cm)
Weight:
123.5 lbs (56 kg)
Group (2017-present):

Introduction

"Best We The Boyz! Hello, I am Eric!"

Son Young-jae (손영재), known as his stage name Eric, is the lead dancer, rapper, and maknae of The Boyz under IST Entertainment. Although Eric was born on South Korea, he grew up in Los Angeles, California which made him fluent in speaking English.

He debuted as a member of THE BOYZ on December 6, 2017 with the lead single "Boy" from their debut EP The First.

On March 4, 2022, IST Entertainment announced that Eric won't be participating in any activities for the time being due to health issues.

Nov 1, 2021-present
Debut:
Dec 6, 2017
Debut to 1st win:
517 days
Current state:
active 
Active years:
2017-present
Zodiac-sign:
Language(s):
English, Korean
Training period:
3 years
Education:
School Of Performing Art Seoul (SOPA)
MBTI:
ENFJ-A
Kpopping rank:
534th
Fandom:
THE B
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Fun facts

1
Eric, Hwall, Hyunjae, and Younghoon were in Melody Day’s ‘Colour’ MV.
2
Eric did ballet when he was 7 years old but he quit because of the tight outfit.
3
He can throw the baseball ball around 125 km.
4
His hobbies include playing sports, watching movies, dancing, and skating.
5
Eric wanted to be a baseball player but one day his sister show him a performance of Growl - Exo, making him changing his mind to be an idol.
6
Eric is a huge fan of Taemin & GOT7. He even uses Taemin's picture as his wallpaper.
7
Eric loves to clean. He’s in charge of cleaning the dorm.
8
His position in baseball was closing pitcher, outfielder, shortstop, and second baseman.
9
Eric once thought his blood type is B as he has the characteristic of someone with B blood type. He wrote blood type in his profile as B and got called by his mom, telling him his blood type is A.
10
He went to LA Global Audition and got cast there.