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Taeyong (NCT) Profile and Facts; Taeyong’s Ideal Type

Taeyong (NCT) Profile: Taeyong Facts; Taeyong’s Ideal Type

Stage Name: Taeyong (태용)
Birth Name: Lee Tae Yong (이태용)
Birthday: July 1, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: O

Taeyong Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea
– Taeyong has an older sister (born in 1988).
– Nickname: TY (given by SM producer, Yoo Young Jin)
– He’s called Tyong by his friends. (MTV Asia Spotlight)
– Education: School of Performing Arts Seoul
– When he was in school, his favorite subject was art.
– When he was still in high school, he rode a bike to school everyday.
– Before joining SM Entertainment, Taeyong dreamed of being a firefighter.
– He was casted in SM Entertainment in 2012.
– He was part of the predebut group SMRookies.
– SM’S dance teacher described Taeyongs dancing as hopeless when he started training but he ended up being one of NCT’s Main Dancers and Center.
– He often suggests ideas to the choreographers and adds his own input into choreos.
– He is considered to be one of NCT’s members with the strongest stage presence.
– Strengths: Very confident, very nice, caring towards other members, looks cold on the outside but is actually a very kind person
– Specialty: Rap, Dance
– Body secret: small waist
– Shoe size: 265 mm
– His hobbies are listening to music, playing games, watching movies, and ordering delicious food
– His favorite foods are: Melons, Strawberry Macaroons, Green Tea Ice Cream
– His favorite color is Pink. (“Guessing game Taeyong x Ten in Sudspada”)
– His favorite artist is Drake.
– His favorite food is Kalguksu (Korean noodle dish)
– His favorite fruit is Melon.
– Taeyong’s favorite drink is yogurt smoothie.
– He loves shopping, he buys stuff to release stress. (NCT Night Night)
– He loves swimming.
– He likes the movie “Howl’s Moving Castle”.
– His favorite music genre is classical, but he also really likes hip hop.
– Likes: sweet food.
– Dislikes: dust
– Motto: “Let’s be good people”.
– Weaknesses: Perfectionist, always nagging
– Habits: Biting finger nails, always washing hands, cleaning up after members.
– He’s most confident in his eyes.
– Favorite Accessories: Snapback hats (he wears them a lot while he’s dancing so that his hair doesn’t get in his face) and headsets.
– His number one treasure: Headsets
– Mark says that Taeyong is really good at cooking.
– Taeyong is the member who has the worst alcohol tolerance. (NCT Night Night)
– The members voted him as the cutest when drunk. (NCT Night Night)
– He often buys food for the rest of the members.
– He wants to visit France.
– He now visited France.
– He’s the most forgetful member, he always loses things. (NCT Mail Magazine – Best of NCT: Tokyo Venue)
– The reason for the mark next to Taeyong’s eye is the Atopy (an eczema-like skin problem)
– Taeyong featured in Red Velvet’s “Be natural” (2014)
– He has Mysophobia, which is the fear of contamination and germs. He says it isn’t serious though.
– He washes his clothes separately from the other members.
– His mood depends on the weather. He loves clear weather. He likes to take naps when it’s rainy outside
– He’s fascinated with photography.
– Taeyong stated that the most numbers of dogs that he raised is 10 dogs. He had a dalmatian dog named Danbi and Danbi had puppies. (NCT LIfe in Osaka)
– He’s currently having a dog named Ruby.
– Would want to switch bodies with Jaehyun because he has a really healthy body.
– The song that made him wanna become an artist: Justin Timberlake’s “SexyBack” (Apple NCT’s Playlist)
– Him and Mark are in charge of rap.
– He wrote the lyrics for NCT U’s single “The 7th Sense” alongside fellow member Mark.
– He has written over 30 songs for NCT.
– List of some of his solo songs: Long flight, GTA, All day, Yes, Open the door, Beautiful
– Most of his solo songs are unreleased.
– He uploaded multiple dance freestyles on NCT’s dance channel on YouTube.
– Taeyeong was a temporary DJ for “NCT Night Night” radio show.
– Taeyong is ranked 22th on TC Candler “The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018”.
– Taeyong & Johnny used to be roommates. (NCT 127 Road to Japan 180318)
– Update: In the new NCT 127 dorm Taeyeong has his own room. (Lower floor)
– Taeyong is friends with JR from NU‘EST. They play games together.
– Sub-Unit: NCT U, NCT 127
– He is also a member of SM Entertainment’s Supergroup, SUPER M along with NCT 127 member Mark and WayV members Ten and Lucas.
NCT U Line-ups he was apart of: The 7th Sense, Boss, Baby Don’t Stop, Yestoday
Taeyong’s ideal type: “Someone who can teach me, lead me, and make up for my flaws.”

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(Special thanks to Rose, kathleen hazel, Jade Smith, Xavey_the_Dork, Zahra Bakhtiyari)

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  • Jocelyn Yu

    Please do one profile for Mark Lee and Chittaphon Leechaiyapornkul.

  • KProfiles

    They will all get individual profiles! 🙂

  • Jocelyn Yu

    Then, do it right now!


    A Haechan profile please

  • Uvindi De Silva

    https://youtu.be/qLI3eHQuVcQ i guess this will be useful ❤

  • Rose

    His sister is born in 1988

  • Rose

    He’s irreligious btw

  • KProfiles

    Thank you for the comment! 🙂

  • KProfiles

    Thanks a lot for the info, it’s much appreciated! 🙂

  • Jade Smith

    In an interview he said his favorite number was not 8 and his favorite color was not black but pink.

  • KProfiles

    Can you please provide the source/link to the interview?

  • Xavey_the_Dork

    https://youtu.be/qLI3eHQuVcQ it’s in this video that was linked before.

    He also says that his favorite kind of music is classical but he still really likes hip-hop.

    I believe the question makers used this page to ask the questions about then lol

  • Alandria Penn

    Do you have to be so rude?

    They clearly have million of other profiles to do

  • KProfiles

    @xavey_the_dork:disqus Really sorry for the very late reply, and thanks a lot for providing the source, it’s much appreciated! 🙂

  • Momo

    Um rude? They have alot of profiles to do stop being so impatient

  • Nur Nazifa Rahmat

    umm…hi! I’ve been wondering did taeyong apppeared in a drama series titled “To The Beautiful You” which was released in 2012? Because i think in the poster of TTBY, i kinda saw him(?). https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/651492c84a507930b01c7771d99597d335e33fe4a3dca99520023f60f12075c2.jpg

  • YK-U

    Taeyong said that [one of] his personal talent(s) is making cheetah noises in the official SM game. Given that it has the actual artists voicing their own lines as they want I’d say that this is true straight from his mouth.

    Link: https://files.catbox.moe/jnx57h.mp4
    “Do you want me to show you my personal talent? It’s making cheetah sounds. Meow~”

  • Bts Amirah

    He was my bias my first bias but l can’t chose one but like ten and tea more