How old are New Kids On The Block now as 2022 tour looms?

Mafalda Costa October 5, 2021
Photo by Angel Marchini/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

The pop band will retake the stage for their MixTape Tour 2022 alongside Eighties and Nineties music icons Salt-N-Pepa, Rick Astley and En Vogue. Read on to find out how old New Kids On The Block are now.

Photo by Angel Marchini/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

Who are New Kids On The Block?

New Kids On The Block are an American boy band from Massachusetts.

The band consists of brothers Jonathan and Jordan Knight, Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg, and Danny Wood.

New Kids On The Block enjoyed success in the late Eighties and early Nineties and have sold more than 70 million records worldwide.

The group disbanded in 1994 but publicly reunited in 2008 with the release of their latest album, The Block.

NKOTB have been touring consistently ever since. Past tours have featured supporting acts such as 98 Degrees, Boyz II Men, TLC, Nelly, Paula Abdul, Debbie Gibson, Tiffany, and Salt-N-Pepa.

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How old are the members of NKOTB?

According to Famous Birthdays, Jonathan Knight, Danny Wood and Donnie Wahlberg are the oldest of the group, at 52 years old.

Jordan Knight is currently 51, while Joey McIntyre is the youngest at 48 years old.

Former NKOTB member and Hollywood superstar Mark Wahlberg is graciously in his 50s.

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NKOTB back on tour

The pop band will take the stage for their MixTape Tour 2022 alongside fellow Eighties and Nineties music icons Salt-N-Pepa, Rick Astley and En Vogue.

The four acts will tour 55 cities across the US starting in May 2022.

“We had a blast out on the first MixTape Tour in 2019 and can’t wait to take it to another level with our fans on the MixTape Tour 2022,” NKOTB member Donnie Wahlberg said.

“Just like a mixtape, these shows are going to take audiences through all the emotions. To be able to have Salt-N-Pepa come back and now have the iconic and legendary Rick Astley and En Vogue join the tour… we could not be more excited. Let’s GO!”

Here are fans’ reactions to NKOTB’s return to the stage:

You can find the full list of tour dates here.

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Mafalda Costa is a second year BA Journalism student originally from Portugal. Her main passions if life are music, arts and culture, while she's particularly knowledgable on cinema and anime.