Yan starred with his bandmates in KO One, The X-Family, and their cameo appearance in K. He also starred in It Started with a Kiss and They Kiss Again as Ah Bu, along with his bandmate Jiro Wang.
After filming Mysterious Incredible Terminator, Yan 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.
Yan held his first solo concert on 20 November 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.
It was available for pre-order from 11 March 2011, in it includes six tracks, on which one is a duet with Singaporean singer Olivia Ong, as well as a piano solo piece performed by Yan himself.
On 4 March 2011, a 30-seconds preview of the title track, "The Next Me" (Chinese: ) Japanese Version].
Yan's solo concert was held on 11 June 2011 at the National Taiwan University Sports Center as a celebration for his success in his first solo EP, The Next Me.
Yan held another solo concert that was held on 21 June 2011 in Beijing.
Yan's first solo EP, The Next Me (Chinese: ; literally: "The Next Aaron Yan") was released on 25 March 2011 by HIM International Music.
He eventually was given a small role in the drama 'I Love My Wife' (An Shi Ai Mei Hui, 安室愛美惠).
As part of Fahrenheit, Yan has released four Mandopop studio albums, three Japanese singles and one live concert DVD.
He can speak and understand Mandarin, Taiwanese Hokkien, English and Japanese.
He was a sophomore at Chinese Culture University, majoring in Journalism and News Broadcasting.
The film is currently scheduled to be released sometime in November 2015.