Aaron Yan (traditional Chinese: 炎亞綸; simplified Chinese: 炎亚纶; pinyin: Yán Yǎlún) is a Taiwanese Mandopop singer, commercial model and actor. He was the youngest member of the boy band Fahrenheit.
Arron Wu Geng Lin (traditional Chinese: 吳庚霖; simplified Chinese: 吴庚霖; pinyin: wú gēng lín) was born on November 20, 1985 in Taiwan. At a young age, his family moved to Connecticut, U.S., where he stayed for his primary school education for about five years. He then moved back to Taiwan for further education.
He can speak and understand Mandarin, Taiwanese, English and limited Japanese and Cantonese. He was a sophomore at Chinese Culture University, majoring in Journalism and News Broadcasting. However, because his career had greatly affected his academics and learning environment, he transferred to Jinwen University of Science and Technology, majoring in English. In October 2010, Aaron announced that he had quit schooling to focus on his career instead. Having injured his knee previously, Aaron is also exempted from serving in the national army.
Originally, Aaron was supposed to star in Rolling Love along with fellow bandmate Jiro Wang, but he took the lead role in another drama, Mysterious Incredible Terminator, when the opportunity arose. Aaron starred with his fellow bandmates in KO One, The X-Family, and their cameo appearance in K.O.3an Guo. He also starred in It Started With A Kiss and They Kiss Again as Ah Bu, along with his fellow bandmate Jiro Wang.
After filming Mysterious Incredible Terminator, Aaron and his co-star Gui Gui signed a contract to do another drama together called Momo Love based on Japan's best selling manga Momoka Typhoon. Filming for this drama has begun but was cancelled when Aaron had another opportunity to star in Love Buffet. He wanted to do both dramas, but the company only wanted him to do one. The company picked Love Buffet.
* 2010: Chrono Affection (時間寵愛) - Taiwan
Aaron held his first solo concert on November 20, 2010 at The Wall Live House in Taipei, to celebrate his 25th birthday. The tickets were sold out in 18 minutes right after it is open for sale. Proceeds from the ticket sale were for charity purposes.
Mini album (EP)
According to WOW Music, Aaron's first solo EP, The Next Me (下一個炎亞綸) is confirmed to be released on 25 March 2011. Pre-order will be available from 11 March 2011 till the official release date. The album consists of 6 songs. On 4 March 2011, a 30-seconds preview of his first single, The Next Me (下一個我) was released online by HIM International Music.
* Yan has had minor asthma since he was young.
* 2005: Heat stroke while filming KO One.
* 2006: Yan underwent a knee surgery due to an injury while shooting a music video, I Have My Youth (我有我的Young). As a result, he was unable to attend some promotional activities for Fahrenheit's first album (飛輪海 首張同名專輯) both in Taiwan and abroad.
* 2007: Yan got burnt at his right eye by fireworks while he was on a variety show, Chao Ji Da Ying Jia.
* 2007: Yan underwent a repeat knee surgery.
* 2007: Yan sprained his right arm while doing some stretching exercise at home. He was sent to hospital for a checkup.
* 2008: While filming Mysterious Incredible Terminator, he was diagnosed with osteoarthritis due to non-stop running and fixed posture of the leg during long flights.
* 2009: During the promotional activities for Fahrenheit's third album, Loving You More and More (越来越爱) in Hunan, China, he had high fever (39.7°C) for two days continuously. But, Yan still insist to complete all album signatory events. Then, he was immediately admitted to the hospital for 20 hours. He quicken the speed the droplets until his hand was swollen. He then continued to go for variety shows, but he still wasn't feeling well so he only went on stage to sing and skipped the games.
* 2009: Just 1 day before Fahrenheit's Fantasy World Tour Taipei Concert, Yan sprained his left ankle while rehearsing. He still continued to perform the next day with an injury.
* 2009: He was diagnosed with Ménière's disease with his bandmate Calvin Chen. This disease was the same as 007's illness in Mysterious Incredible Terminator (霹雳MIT) which was acted by him in year 2008.
* 2010: Due to too much exercise, high pressure was exerted on Yan's eye causing his blood vessel in the eye to burst. He still went for promotional activities with sunglasses or gauze to cover his eye.
* 2010: While filming Love Buffet and Gloomy Salad Days at once, Yan fainted on Love Buffet set and was sent to the hospital. The cause of Yan to faint is due to gastro-intestinal discomfort, too much pressure and lack of rest.
* 2010: While filming Gloomy Salad Days, Yan accidentally hit his head on the wall when he was filming a scene with Gao Jian (高捷). Later, he felt dizzy and started to vomit. He was sent to the hospital and was confirmed to have a minor brain concussion.
* 2010: While filming Gloomy Salad Days, Yan injured his back. Due to the injury, he did not attend 2 promotional events held in Taipei. However, he still carried on album promotional activities in Beijing.