THE BOYZ’s New: Profile, Facts, Debut, Solo Activity, Controversy, Etc.

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The Boyz’s Main Vocalist, New!

New is a South Korean singer under Cre.ker Entertainment. He debuted as a member of The Boyz in 2017. New is the main vocalist of the group. His love for music is evident, as shown by his definition of himself as a singing boy. Even so, he is also good at dancing! Without further ado, Channel-Korea will explain all about The Boyz‘s New in this article. Check it out.

Profile of The Boyz’s New
  • Stage Name: New (뉴)
  • Full Name: Choi Chan Hee (최찬희, (崔澯熙)
  • English Name: New Choi
  • Nicknames: New-Rang-Dung, Hudadak, Chani, Chajaeni, Penguin, Baby Cheeseball
  • Date of Birth: April 26, 1998
  • Place of Birth: Songcheon-dong, Deokjin-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Star Sign: Taurus
  • Blood Type: B
  • Height: 178 cm
  • Weight: 52 kg
  • Shoe Size: 250 mm
  • Debut Date: December 6, 2017 (with The Boyz)
  • Associated Acts: The Boyz
  • Agency: Cre.ker Entertainment
  • Education: Jeonju Songwon Elementary School, Jeonju Yongso Middle School, Wanju High School

The Boyz’s New’s Interesting Facts
  • New has a brother who’s ten years older than he is.
  • New is a selfie master, and his signature pose is V. As Sun-woo said, he knows exactly the merits of his face and takes pictures. There is also a unique angle when taking selfies, and according to his explanation, he takes them at that angle to show his small ears, which are attractive points.
  • New just joined with Loen Entertainment in November 2016. He had the shortest trainee period among the members of The Boyz.
  • The stage name “New” means “I will always show you new music and good performances.” It is a stage name recommended by the company.
  • New has a tattoo of a cross on his left pinky.
  • New’s designated color is transparent.
  • New’s hobby is listening to music and doing abacus.
  • New’s childhood dream was to become a vampire. His favorite movie is Breaking Dawn.
  • New’s favorite colors are blue, black, white, and brown.
  • New’s favorite cartoon character is Patrick Star from Spongebob Squarepants.
  • New’s favorite school subject is music.
  • New’s favorite drink is iced Americano.
  • New is in charge of cooking in the dorm.
  • New would date Younghoon if he were a girl because he is excellent even though he seems a bit cold on the outside.
  • New shares a room with Eric.
  • New doesn’t have a specific ideal type.
  • New’s Japanese handwriting is as pretty as a font.

The Boyz’s New’s Pre-Debut Pictures

New was known by his birth name Chanhee before joining The Boyz. Chanhee passed the LOEN Entertainment audition and signed a trainee contract with the company. In November 2016, he began as a LOEN Ent. trainee. He worked at a grill restaurant, a fish restaurant, and a number of other part-time jobs before becoming a trainee.

Check out pre-debut pics of The Boyz’s New here!

Anyway, you can check out more of New’s pre-debut pictures here:

Also, you should take a look to New’s pre-debut videos here:


New’s Debut with The Boyz

New debuted with The Boyz on December 6, 2017. He made his debut with the group with the release of their first extended play called The First with the lead single “Boy.” The Boyz originally consisted of twelve members, but in 2019, a member departed from the group, making The Boyz consist of eleven members.

New is in charge of the group’s main vocals along with Sangyeon and Kevin. They are mainly responsible for major high-pitched ad-libs. New’s enthusiasm for music is obvious, as shown by his description of himself as a singing boy. He listens to songs recommended by fans just like himself who love listening to music. Music was his favorite subject in school, and old videos of him singing can still be found on the Internet.

Watch The Boyz’s New’s Vlog Here~!

Focus Fancams of The Boyz’s New

Check out some of The Boyz New’s close up fancams and fan comments here~

Even though he has a skinny body, his plump cheeks make him look like a mochi. Fans were shocked to see a full-length photo of him with short height and long legs because he has a slim and curly face. When he is expressionless, he looks drowsy, but when he smiles sweetly and plumply, he is attractive. New’s most endearing feature is his tiny and adorable ears. The attractive points that fans point to are his soft cheeks, lips, and eyes. Among the members, he is the member who looks especially good with dyed hair.

In 2020, the group’s first studio album called Reveal was released on February 10, 2020, with the lead track “Reveal” as the lead single. During that era, fans praised his performances.

Fans wrote, “The moves are so sharp and difficult but he still does his best to deliver a great performance, I’m gonna cry🥺🥺 Also, he owns the move at 3.02, I don’t make the rules,” and “the way he did this soooo well when he wasn’t even a dancer before I’m so proud of you choi chanhee- the execution, facial expressions, gaze & everything, it was intense! and he looks so good in fantasy dark concept like this one,”

During the “Bloom Bloom” era, New came out with a fresh concept. His peachy hair color suited him well! Also, when he performs, he looks like that one high school heartthrob! Check out the video above.