Tony Yu Jing Tian (余景天) is a Canadian C-pop singer and dancer born on August 21, 2002, in Chengdu, China. In 2019, took part in the Korean survival show, “Produce X 101”. In 2021, he joined the iQiyi survival show, “Youth With You 3“
Tony Yu Jing Tian Profile
Name: Tony Yu Jing Tian
Chinese Name: 余景天
English name: Tony Yu
Nicknames: Ni (尼), Permed Hair Baby (烫头宝)
Birthday: August 21, 2002
Place of Birth: Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Zodiac Sign: Leo
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Blood Type: B
Agent: Astro Music (Disputed)
Facts about Tony Yu Jing Tian
- His agent is Astro Music, however this is disputed according to Baidu.
- Former agencies: Hongyi Culture and FNC Ent (Korea).
- Family Members: He lived with his older brother growing up and he has another male sibling.
- According to a post made by his brother Tony Yu and his dad have not made contact since his birth.
- His dad and mom are divorced.
- His family immigrated to Canada while he was 6.
- He lived mostly with his eldest brother since 2009.
- Net worth: His family is considered well-to-do, they own a villa in Canada and his family runs multiple businesses.
- His brother issued a statement saying Tony has not made contact with his father since birth and knows little about him.
- His older brother used to own an art studio “PeintHaus”
- Spoken Languages: He can speak Chinese, English, Korean, French.
- Hobbies: Singing, dancing, piano, magic.
- Originally “Tim” was his chosen English name.
- His mother suffered a birth scare when Tony was too skinny at birth.
- She decided to name him “Tony” instead in hopes that he could grow healthier and plumper.
- His curricular activities included dancing while he was at school????.
- Favourite food: Korean BBQ
- Food preferences: Anything spicy
- Hobbies: Painting, shooting.
- Music instruments played: Piano
- Favorite Movie: The Harry Potter Series
- Favorite Movie genre: Fantasy, sci-fi themed movies
- Favorite outdoor activites: Playing basketball, skiing, skareboarding, surfing, diving, skipping rope, swimming
- Pets: He owns a dog.
- Pet breed: Husky.
- His dog is named “肉肉” which means “meat meat” due to his love for meat.
- He lost weight by doing rope skipping as a form of exercise.
- He was scouted to be a trainee at 15 years old.
- He is a decent cook since he took classes for cooking as a high school student.
- His favourite type of Chinese cuisine is any type of hotpot meal.
- Favorite food: Angus steak.
- Favorite fruits: Prefers watermelon, mangosteen, mango.
- Favorite type of boba is the original flavored boba.
- He often eats instant noodles in the school cafeteria or at the convenience store in front of the school.
- Does not have any piercings on his ears.
- He prefers to use ear clips
- He is a night-owl and stays up late at night.
- Stress coping mechanisms: Talking a walk or a warm bath.
- Favorite hair color: Silver
- He hopes to try on different hair dyes: brown, platinum blonde/white and blue.
- He picked navy blue as a color that he best embodies.
- Favourite Kpop groups: AOA and EXO
- Ideal vacation spots: Maldives, Sanya (Hainan Island) Hawaii.
- He feels like his legs are thin.
- In photoshoots, he would ask for his legs to be made to look thicker.
- “Produce X 101” in Korea was the first ever survival show he joined.
- He received an A for his preliminary rating, and ranked #19 in the final.
- He was the only foreign trainee to have entered to final.
- In Youth With You 3, he regularly claims top spot
- He also has a friendly rivalry ongoing with Luo Yizhou.
- In 2021, Tony Yu’s brother wrote a long message stating that Tony Yu did not grow up with a fatherly presence for most of his childhood years.
- In the same year, fans accused Tony Yu’s family of running an KTV business that involved activities such as drug dealing and prostitution. His mother has since stepped up to clarify the claims and sued the netizens for defamation.
- Tony Yu was also accused to be “illegally” holding a dual citizenship, however the truth of such rumours are unconfirmed.
- Girls with long hair
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- Tony Yu Jingtian looks neat and tidy and stands at 185cm tall, with short teddy bear curls.
- He has a soft smile on his face.
- In the show “Produce X 101”, Yu Jingtian showed great stage performance, his dance was full of dynamic, and in the vocal show after the rating performance, he amazed the tutor with his singing voice.
- Yu Jingtian, who wore glasses then, looks alive like the cartoon character Pikachu.
- There is still a bit shy and lovely Yu Jingtian in life.
- Once he stands on the stage, he immediately looks like a person, with a full aura and a full sense of the lens. Yu Jingtian not only has outstanding appearance and singing and dancing skills, but also has a unique “Nigerian youth temperament”.
- He appeared at the airport with a white shirt, gray checkered jacket and silver-framed glasses, showing his youthful and sunny image, and his signature cute expression has attracted a lot of attention.
- In addition, when the song “I’m not perfect boyfriend,”his magnetic voice is alluring.
- In the show “Youth with You Season 3”, the first stage of the full-opening assessment certified him as a trainee’s good strength, he used a song “Uranus” to show the solid skills of singing and dancing, but also let the audience see his sincere attitude towards the stage is responsible.
- In the first performance, Yu Jingtian, who was injured, did not show the audience any traces of injury on the stage.
- His perfect expression management and his central responsibility received unanimous certification from the audience.
Singles and Discography
- I’m Not A Perfect Boyfriend (我不是完美男友) | 2021
- Uranus | 2021
- _No Need (X1-MA) (_不要(X1-MA) | 2019
- Youth With You 3 | 2021
- Produce X 101 | 2019
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