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Taemin (SHINee) Profile and Facts:

Taemin (태민) is a soloist and a member of SHINee and SuperM. He debuted solo on August 18th, 2014 with the title track “Danger” from the mini album “ACE”. He was the first member of SHINee to debut solo.

Fandom Name: TAEMate (탬메이트) (combination of TAEMIN & MATE) (temporarily Taemints)
Fandom Name Explanation: It means close friend & TAEMIN’s closest and best friend.
Fandom Color:
Yellow

Official Accounts:
Website: TAEMIN JAPAN
Instagram: xoalsox / TAEMIN_BPM
Twitter: TAEMIN_BPMTAEMIN_STAFF
YouTube: 태민 (TAEMIN)

Stage Name: Taemin (태민)
Birth Name: Lee Tae Min (이태민)
Birthday: July 18th, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Blood Type: B
MBTI Type: N/A
Nationality: Korean

Taemin Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– He has an older brother.
– Taemin has two cats; Kkoong, and a new cat.
– His positions in SHINee are Main Dancer, Sub Vocalist, & Maknae.
– Taemin’s positions in SuperM are Main Dancer, Main Vocalist, & Center.
– His nicknames are Handy Boy Taemin, Maknae Taemin, Tae, Taememe, Dancing Machine, Taeminnie, Taem.
– Education: Hanlim Multi Art School (he transferred from Chungdam High School); Myongji University (Musical and Film major)
– Taemin trained since 2005 S.M. Open Weekend Audition Casting
– He is Catholic.
– Taemin can speak Japanese.
– He is afraid of bugs.
– Taemin likes watching horror movies.
– His hobbies are listening to music, dancing and playing the piano.
– He started studying the piano when he was in elementary school.
– Taemin started being interested in dancing due of his older brother.
– He has a tendency to lose things, which was the butt of many of SHINee’s jokes.
– Taemin is known as “magic hand Taemin” because whatever he touches he either loses or breaks.
– He often gets sick when traveling overseas.
– Taemin thinks that when 2 people love each other, age doesn’t matter.
– Taemin said he would want to have a collaboration with Kai (EXO) and Jimin (BTS) on his solo album (Singles Sep 2017 Taemin Interview).
– He is close friends with Kai (EXO), Ravi (ex VIXX), Jimin (BTS), Timoteo (HOTSHOT) and Sungwoon (ex Wanna One).
– He was a mentor on “The Unit”.
– Taemin cried when Rain asked him to say something to Timoteo (HOTSHOT) after his performance on The Unit, and after that, Taemin said that he hadn’t cried like that before.
– He was in “We Got Married” where he was paired with Apink’s Naeun.
– Taemin is on the show “Why Not The Dancer?”, where his nickname is Taem.
– He enlisted in the military on May 31, 2021. He was discharged on April 3, 2023.
– On March 6, 2024 Taemin confirmed via Bubble that he has now left SM Ent., however he’ll remain a member of SHINee.
– On April 1, 2024, it was revealed that he’s now under Big Planet Made (BPM Entertainment).
Taemin’s Ideal Type: “I like someone that is consistent and true. I don’t like it when they hide their true selves and later reveal the true them.”

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