At 10 years old, Aidan Prince Xiong has a career that some professional dancers twice his age can only dream of: He’s shared the stage with Justin Bieber, Missy Elliott, and Flo Rida, and has appeared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” twice.
With his signature gelled mohawk and Adidas track suits, Xiong — known professionally as Aidan Prince or “BAH Boy” — has also cultivated a sizable social media following that now includes over 126,000 Instagram followers, 133,000 YouTube subscribers, and over 140,000 Facebook fans.
It was through social media that Xiong appeared on DeGeneres’ radar in 2014, when a YouTube video of the then-eight-year-old Xiong dancing to Major Lazer’s “Jet Blue Jet” went viral (it currently has over 10 million views).
Xiong was backhand-springing and grooving on the show soon after.
“I was so nervous, but when I started dancing all my nerves started to go away. It was just a great experience, that I got to meet Ellen [DeGeneres],” Xiong told NBC News while at IDA Hollywood, one of the Los Angeles dance studios he practices at every week.
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