New Kids on the Block is an American pop group from Boston, Massachusetts. The band currently consists of brothers Jordan and Jonathan Knight, Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg, and Danny Wood. They made a guest appearance on the Fuller House episode "New Kids in the House".



  • Donnie Wahlberg (1984–1994, 2008–present)
  • Jordan Knight (1984–1994, 2008–present)
  • Joey McIntyre (1985–1994, 2008–present)
  • Jonathan Knight (1984–1994, 2008–present)
  • Danny Wood (1984–1994, 2008–present)


  • Mark Wahlberg (1984–1985)
  • Jamie Kelly (1985)

Touring musicians

  • Greg McPherson (Musical director/keys) (1989–90)
  • David Dyson (bassist) (1989-1992) (Musical director/bassist) (1990–92)
  • Nerida Rojas (guitar) (1989-1990)
  • Rob Sachs (guitar) (1990-1992)
  • Yasko Kubota (keyboards) (1989-1992; died 2015)
  • Derrick Antunes (drums) (1989-1992)
  • Kevin Antunes (2nd keyboards) (1990-1992)

Awards and nominations

Year Association Category Nominated work Result
1990 Grammy Awards Best Music Video, Long Form "Hangin' Tough" Won
1990 American Music Awards Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group Won
Favorite Pop/Rock Album Hangin' Tough Won
1991 Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group Won