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Lai Kuanlin Profile and Facts

Kuanlin (Wanna One) Profile and Facts; Kuanlin’s Ideal Type

Stage Name: Kuanlin (관린)
Birth Name: Lai Guan Lin (賴冠霖)
Korean Name: Lai Kuanlin/ Lai Kuanlin (라이관린)
English Name: Edward Lai
Birthday: September 23, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Nationality: Taiwanese
Height: 183 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Instagram: @official_lai_kuanlin

Kuanlin facts:
– He was born in Taipei, Taiwan
– Kuanlin has an older sister (ep.11)
– He ended PD101 on the 7th rank with a total of 905,875 votes
– He lived in America (Los Angeles) for 5 years.
– He can speak English
– Kuanlin comes from a wealthy family. His father is a chief technology officer of a well known technology company in Taiwan.
– He once placed 2nd in his school for his final exams
– He can speak Taiwanese, Standardized Mandarin, Korean and English.
– His name means ‘rainy season’
– He already has a bunch of sasaeng fans
– Kuanlin is close to Pentagon’s Wooseok (his hyung from the same company).
– Kuanlin likes basketball and was the small forward in his team.
– Kuanlin said the hardest Korean word to pronounce is “jokbal”. He said he loves jokbal (pig’s trotters cooked with soy sauce and spices) but can’t pronounce it. XD
– He moved to Korea alone.
– He moved to Korea before he even graduated from middle school, to pursue his dream.
– He focused more on his Korean than his dancing. He took Korean classes for 3 days in a week (Weekly Idol)
– Wanna One members picked Kuanlin as member who cries the least in group. They never saw Kuanlin crying.
– Kuanlin was voted by netizens as the 2nd most beautiful/handsome in Produce 101.
– Kuanlin’s favorite food is hot pot.
– He dislikes tasteless foods.
– Seonho (CUBE trainer) revealed that Kuanlin prefers to call rather than text.
– Kuanlin learns Korean through K drama (aside from having a tutor that he meets 3 times per week).
– He spends a lot of time on Youtube.
– He is also known as the fashionista in WannaOne.
– Kuanlin has a cat in Taiwan called Mimi.
– He likes Spring and Autumn
– His favourite fashion item is shoes
– He is interested in modelling
– His legs are 116 cm (45.6 inches). (“Idol Room”)
– If he has an opportunity to cast or be in a movie/drama, he wants to play a bad guy role
– His favourite colour is pink
– His favourite basketball team is Golden State Warrior and his favourite basketball player is Stephen Curry
– He likes to eat Rib Hangover Soup since his trainee days.
– He wants to raise a Shiba dog
– He once got bullied/boycott when he was in school (from VLIVE)
– He said he have gained 4kg (muscular mass) after he began exercising (from VLIVE)
– Kuanlin appeared on “King of Masked” singer as a panelist with Minhyun in EP.155 – 156
– When Wanna One moved to the dorm, Kuanlin said he wants to be roommate with Jihoon and he said he doesn’t want Jaehwan as a roommate, because Jaehwan practices too much and Kuanlin wouldn’t rest well. (“Wanna One Go” ep. 1)
– They chose the rooms after playing ‘Rock-Paper-Scissors’.
– Kuanlin, Woojin, Jaehwan, Jihoon, and Minhyun used to share a room. (Wanna One’s reality show “Wanna One Go” ep. 1)
– Wanna One moved to 2 new apartments. Kuanlin has a room for himself. (Apartment 1)
– Kuanlin can’t watch horror movies (“Wanna One Go Zero Base” ep. 2)
– Kuanlin said he really likes Jihoon.
– He is close with EXO’s Sehun, he said Sehun never lets him pay when they eat together. (“Knowing Brothers”)
– On 170812 fansign, Kuanlin said he prefers noonas.
– Kuanlin and Yoo Seonho (former Produce 101 contestant) celebrated Christmas 2017 together.
– Kuanlin appeared Jeon Soyeon’s “Jelly” MV
– He said his role model is Pentagon’s Wooseok.
– Company: Cube Entertainment
– He’s set to join Cube Entertainment’s new Korean boy group when they’re formed.
– In March 11, 2019 he debuted in the unit Wooseok x Kuanlin, along with Pentagon‘s Wooseok.
– On July 20, 2019, it was reported that Kuanlin has requested to leave his agency Cube Entertainment.
Kuanlin’s ideal type: Someone cute, older than him, with long straight hair.

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  • Qie

    Guanlin looks really good. He’s tall (even if he’s the maknae) and he looks great.
    I find it cute how he’s Jihoon’s fanboy. Lol

  • KL22

    -He is now making a name for himself as Taiwan’s Prince

  • 2SwaggyRapper2

    -He said he loves Jeokbal but can’t pronounce it

  • T^T

    -He moved to Korea alone

  • Kuanlinaaaahhhh

    -He moved in Korea before he even graduated from Middle School to pursue his dream

  • Never

    -He focused more on his Korean than his dancing. He took Korean classes for 3 days in a week (Weekly Idol)

  • KProfiles

    Thank you for the additional facts. (We used this nickname for the credits) 🙂

  • …💔

  • Quynh Quynh

    Wanna One members picked Guanlin as member who cries the least in group. They never saw Guanlin cried before.

  • Gassaq Laith

    I noticed that in the show even when his father and sister came , he didn’t cry

  • Quân Vũ Hàn Minh

    He said that his idea type is a girl wearing glasses, older than him and able to hug ( wrap ) her in his arm easily. Sorry for my bad grammar :3

  • uwe

    where did he say that, can you remember? *____*

  • KProfiles

    Sorry for the late reply, we just noticed this comment! Thanks for the info! 🙂

  • MiMi

    Isn’t his name meant to be 리 관린? (In Korean)

  • inny

    no! because that is a well known fact that all the “Lee” family names are written 이 in Hangul.

  • the eve

    he’s just 16 n he already has some obessive fans :/ I feel sorry for him

  • hi

    no lol


    His korean name is 라이관린 not 이관린

  • KProfiles

    Thanks for the comment! In the beginning there were rumors that his Korean name would be 이관린 (Lee Guanlin) while his Chinese name is Lai Guan Lin (賴冠霖)
    Thanks for this update, it’s really appreciated!

  • Safa Aissaoui

    but he wants to be a swaggy rapper in the future because he likes hip hop.
    hope you guys can keep suporting him

  • 活在這紛擾世上誰還不是精神病?

    That’s so adorable! But when did he say that LOL

  • 活在這紛擾世上誰還不是精神病?

    Guanlin’s Favorite food is hot pot, and he dislikes food that are tasteless. Seonho revealed that Guanlin prefers to call rather than text. Guanlin learns Korean through K drama (aside from having a tutor that he meets 3 times per week), and he’s on youtube all the time. He is also known as the Fashionista in WannaOne, Daniel said he and Guanlin share similar tastes.

  • Quân Vũ Hàn Minh

    I don’t remember clearly bcs I read that article on FB 7 months ago.

  • KProfiles

    Thanks a lot for the additional info, it’s really appreciated! 🙂

  • Jill Pascual

    guanlin also lived in spain, specifically santiago de compostela for a short period of time. (wanna one go zero base- letter from parents)

  • Kenzo Osaw

    Guanlin Loves Machine Gun Kelly!!!!!!!

  • Elijah Montefalco

    What is his religion?

  • Andrea Mercado

    I’m glad that he’s so close with seonho…. am I the only one or, I think they kinda look the same or maybe they have same features at some point. They’re both my crush in wanna one huhuhuhu <3

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  • ika

    guanlin and I have the same day,same month and even we have the same years birthday😆😆…..can somebody tell me what time that he born??🤔..I really want to know it please tell me..anyone???😐

  • Jisabel_Knox

    On Wanna One’s twitter they spelt Guanlin as Kuanlin so I think that’s the proper way to spell it.

  • eka

    Koreans have the same character for both G and K so both romanized versions are accepted

    ex: Sungyu – Sunkyu
    Lee Joon-ki – Lee Joon-gi
    you can see that both variants are accepted even if lately the use of G is usually preferred

  • Cha Sua

    Seonho is not in wannaone. They just together at same company and at produce 101. But yeah, They are close friend

  • Jenni Hong
  • ppurely_

    Kuanlin appeared on King of Masked singer as a panelist with Minhyun in EP.155 – 156

  • chng theng

    lai guan lin might head back to Taiwan after Wanna One disband but this is only rumor

  • Rea

    It says in his facts
    – Kuanlin and Yoo Seonho (Produce 1 contestant) celebrated Christmas together.

    You should correct that to Produce 101

  • nomorewinegarythanks

    No they don’t they have different characters G is ㄱ and K is ㅋ, but you don’t spell it exactly like that, ㅋ is spelled like K and ㄱ is spelled like something between G and K (harder than G but softer than K) while ㄲ (GG) is spelled like K as well.
    There is an offical romanization but you’re not forced to use it you can change it to your personal liking (as long as it still makes sense), a lot of people do that because the offical romanization looks really weird sometimes.

  • Elle

    I don’t think that fans should know it… 😂

  • nilfa sales

    he is close with EXO’s sehun, and he said sehun never lets him pay when they eat together (knowing brothers)

  • sakurasfortniteumbrella

    it doesn’t really matter if its K or G. My friend calls him Kuanlin I usually call him Guanlin.

  • Zana Fantasize

    He said on Okay wanna one ep 32 that he like to eat Rib Hagover Soup since trainee

    You can watch on wnbsub channel at YouTube

  • Zana Fantasize

    He like to call Jinyoung with full name on Okay wanna one ep 32 (part 1)

    You can watch on wnbsub at YouTube

  • Baokan

    his legs long 116 cm (idol room ep.1)

  • Nana

    Update: cube’s newest subunit: kuanlin and Pentagon’s wooseok!!!! 2/21/19

  • 김보라

    i think you can remove the ‘position: lead rapper, maknae’ since wanna one disbanded and it’s not valid anymore 🙂

  • ncttttt

    he just came out with a song with wooseok from pentagon