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Chen Jian Yu Profile and Facts

Chen Jian Yu Profile and Facts
Chen Jian Yu
Chen Jian Yu (陈建宇) is a singer and actor under STAR ON Entertainment. He is known for being a
contestant on MNET‘s survival show, Boys Planet, and iQiyi‘s Youth with You. He made his solo debut with the single “You Can’t Catch Me”, on October 25, 2023.

Chen Jianyu Fandom Name: Defu (德芙)

Stage / Birth Name: Chen Jian Yu (陈建宇)
Nickname / English Name: DeDe (德德)
Birthday: September 1, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Tiger
Nationality: Chinese
Height: 179 cm (5’10.5″)
Weight: –
Blood Type: –
Instagram: jianyu_91
Xiaohongsu: 陈建宇_de
Weibo: 陈建宇DeDe

Chen Jian Yu Facts:
– He is born in Anhui, China.
– He is an only child.
– Trainee Period: 1 year and 2 months
– Hobbies: traveling, watching movies, driving, playing games.
– His favorite song is ‘Growl’ by EXO.
– Role Model: Oh Sehun / EXO
– Nicknames: DeDe, Zhu (猪), Chenji.
He was in Youth With You Season 3, but was eliminated in the first ranking, with the rank 66 (Ep. 10).
– He participated in Boys Planet but got eliminated on episode 8, ranking 39.
– The nickname DeDe comes from the time in high school where his teacher read his name as Chen Jian De, because of his bad handwriting. It’s a reminder to himself to have a better calligraphy.
– His nickname Zhu (pig in Chinese) is because his cousin thinks his lips resemble a pig’s. He also made it his representative animal / emoji.
– Jianyu would get called Chenji by Lee Seunghwan during Boys Planet and it became his nickname among trainees.
– Jianyu’s fandom’s name, Defu, translates as dove and it comes from a chocolate brand. He chose it because he considers his fans to be very sweet. It also shares the first character (德) with his nickname DeDe.
– His family didn’t agree with him becoming an idol at first, so he had to learn how to sing and dance on his own.
– He has a motorbike driver’s license.
– Jianyu used to be a night person when he was a student, but is more of a morning person now. He tends to wake up at 5 A.M. daily.
– He is close to IXFORM‘s Kachine / Sun Yinghao.
– He debuted as a soloist with the single “You Can’t Catch Me”, on October 25, 2023.

Chen Jianyu’s Filmography:
2018 | You’ll Never Walk Alone (破门) as Hong Zhaji (Support Role)
2021 | Youth with You 3 (青春有你) (Contestant)
2021 | Falling into Your Smile (你微笑时很美) as Xiao Hua (Guest Role)
2022 | Surrogate Heir (替身继承人) as DeDe
2022 | I Don’t Want to Fall in Love With Humans (我才不要和人类恋爱呢) as Gu Ze Yi
2022 | Since I met U (遇见你之后) as Jian Yihang (Support Role)
2023 | Boys Planet (보이즈 플래닛) (Contestant)
TBA | Your Face Looks Like a Peach Blossom (君面似桃花) as Prince Shen Lan
TBA | Feng Yi Tian Xia (凤懿天下) as Si Maqi
TBA | 折眉 as Wei Shiting

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