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TAEYEON Profile and Facts

Taeyeon Profile 2019: Taeyeon Facts and Ideal Type

Taeyeon (태연) is a South Korean soloist under SM Entertainment. Taeyeon is currently a member of Girls’ Generation (SNSD). She officially debuted as a soloist on October 7, 2015.

Stage Name: Taeyeon (태연)
Birth Name: Kim Tae Yeon (김태연)
Birthday: March 9, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Korean
Height: 158 cm (5’2″)
Weight: 45 kg (99 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Instagram: @taeyeon_ss
YouTube: taeyeon kim

Taeyeon Facts:
– Her birthplace is Jeonju, North Jeolla, South Korea.
– She has an older brother, Kim Jiwoong, and a sister, Kim Haeyeon.
– Her nicknames are: Taeng, Taengoo (Taeng9), Tete, Kid Leader, ByunTaeng (pervert Taeng), JumTaeng
– Her music talent comes from her parents. Her dad was a vocalist in a band and her mom had won children’s song competitions when she was young.
– She was cast in 2004 SM 8th Annual Best Contest (Best Singer 1st Place Grand Award).
– Taeyeon used to travel from Seoul to her home almost every day on her trainee days.
– When she was younger, she was shy.
– She used to play the violin.
– She loves to eat gummy bears.
– Her favorite number is 9.
– Her favorite season is winter.
– She likes cactus.
– She also likes purple flowers.
– She is short-sighted so she wears contact lens.
– She has a bad memory.
– She sometimes sleepwalks. She also talks in her sleep.
– She is really scary when she is angry.
– She hates doing aegyo.
– Her inspiration to become a singer was BoA.
– She has a total of 7 piercings (2 in left ear and 5 in right).
– Taeyeon has 6 tattoos.
– Taeyeon has 2 pet dogs namely Ginger and Zero.
– She used to date EXO‘s Baekhyun.
– She dislikes boys with long hair.
– She was cast in We Got Married. Her husband in WGM was Jung Hyung Don (Weekly Idol’s MC).
– Since April 2012, she became a part of the subgroup, TTS (TaeTiSeo), together with Tiffany and Seohyun.
– She debuted as a member of another Girls’ Generation sub-group, Oh!GG, with members Sunny, Hyoyeon Yuri and Yoona.
– On October 2015, she released the album “I”, making Taeyeon the first Girls’ Generation member to have a solo debut.
– In October 2017, her contract with SM Ent. expired but she decided to renew it.
– On November 28, 2017, Taeyeon got involved in a car accident due to her own careless driving. She has returned home safely without injuries. – SM Ent.
– Taeyeon is ranked 49th on TC Candler “The 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2018”.
Taeyeon’s Ideal Type: “Wouldn’t the most basic factor be the guy’s pretty smile? To make their smile shine, it would be nice to have a guy with a clear white skin and red lips. I wish their style would look natural no matter the location or time.”

Movies:
Despicable Me | Margo (Voice-over for the Korean-dubbed version) (2010)
I Am | Herself (Biographical film of SM Town) (2012)
Despicable Me 2 | Margo (Voice-over for the Korean-dubbed version) (2013)
My Brilliant Life | Herself (Cameo with Tiffany and Seohyun) (2014)
SMTown The Stage | Herself (Documentary film of SM Town) (2015)

Reality Shows:
Daily Taeng9Cam | Herself (Taeyeon’s first reality show) (2015 / OnStyle)

Theatre:
Midnight Sun | Kaoru (Female lead) (2010)

Awards:
Most Popular Artists (Singer) – Top 50 (“Kim Taeyeon”) – Asia Artist Awards (2018)
Song of the Month – (February) (“If”) – Cyworld Digital Music Awards (2008)
Song of the Year – (October) (“I”) – Gaon Chart Music Awards (2015)
Song of the Year – (February) (“Rain”) – Gaon Chart Music Awards (2016)
Song of the Year – (June) (“Starlight”) – Gaon Chart Music Awards (2016)
Song of the Year – (June) (“Why”) – Gaon Chart Music Awards (2016)
Song of the Year – (November) (“11:11”) – Gaon Chart Music Awards (2016)
Album of the Year – (1st Quarter) (“My Voice”) – Gaon Chart Music Awards (2018)
Song of the Year – (February) (“Fine”) – Gaon Chart Music Awards (2018)
Song of the Year – (December) (“This Christmas”) – Gaon Chart Music Awards (2018)
Mobile Vote Popularity Award – (“Kim Taeyeon”) – Gaon Chart Music Awards (2018)
Yepp Popularity Award – (“Can You Hear Me”) – Golden Disc Awards (2008)
Disc Bonsang – (“/”) (Debut Extended Play by Taeyeon) – Golden Disc Awards (2016)
Digital Bonsang – (“I”) – Golden Disc Awards (2016)
Digital Daesang – (“I”) – Golden Disc Awards (2016)
Popularity Award – (“Kim Taeyeon”) – Golden Disc Awards (2016)
Global Popularity Award – (“Kim Taeyeon”) – Golden Disc Awards (2016)
iQiyi Best Female Artist – (“Kim Taeyeon”) – Golden Disc Awards (2016)
Popularity Award – (“Kim Taeyeon”) – Golden Disc Awards (2017)
Disc Bonsang – (“Why”) (Debut Extended Play by Taeyeon) – Golden Disc Awards (2017)
Digital Bonsang – (“Rain”) – Golden Disc Awards (2017)
Digital Daesang – (“Rain”) – Golden Disc Awards (2017)
Disc Daesang – (“My Voice”) – Golden Disc Awards (2018)
Disc Bonsang – (“My Voice”) – Golden Disc Awards (2018)
Digital Bonsang Award – (“Fine”) – Golden Disc Awards (2018)
Global Popularity Award – (“Kim Taeyeon”) – Golden Disc Awards (2018)

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