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
Youtube: TY TRACK
– 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 had 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.
– He admires Baekhyun; he’s his EXO bias.
– 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.
– Taeyong 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
– His Ideal male figure is EXO’s Baekyun.
– 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, Tyongf
– Taeyong’s ideal type: “Someone who can teach me, lead me, and make up for my flaws.”
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