Taeyong is a South Korean singer, rapper, MC, lyricist, and dancer who is presently a member of the boy band NCT (Neo Culture Technology). He was previously a member of the SM Rookies group. He began attending music school at the age of six and learned to play the guitar at the age of eleven.
Taeyong was born on July 1, 1995, in the Gwanak District of Seoul, South Korea. As a child, he was enthralled by the music and aspired to learn how to play the guitar. He began attending music school at the age of six and learned to play the guitar at the age of eleven. He frequently performed as a musician at cultural programs at his school, where he gained a modest following of students and instructors.
More Facts about Lee Tae-Yong
|Full Name:||Lee Tae-Yong|
|Age:||26 years 9 months|
|Birth Date:||July 01, 1995|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio|
|Birth Place:||Gwanak District of Seoul, South Korea|
|Profession:||Singer, Rapper, Dancer|
|Height / How tall? :||6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)|
|Net Worth:||$2 million|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
He went to Nam-Seoul Middle School before transferring to Namgang High School and then the School of Performing Arts Seoul, where he graduated in the early 2010s.
Taeyong was signed by SM Entertainment in 2012, and on December 3, 2013, he was revealed as a member of SM Rookies alongside Seulgi and Jeno. Taeyong released the music video for ‘Open the Door,’ a song he wrote himself, in July 2014. He appeared in the music videos for the songs ‘Yo!’ and ‘Missing You’ between August and October 2014 on the reality TV show ‘EXO 90: 2014’. On the track ‘Be Natural,’ Taeyong collaborated with Red Velvet, which was released on October 13, 2014.
On April 4, 2016, SM Entertainment announced the establishment of NCT U, NCT’s first unit, which consisted of six members at the time: Taeil, Doyoung, Ten, Jaehyun, Mark, and Taeyong. The following week, two singles were released. ‘The Seventh Sense,’ starring Taeyong, Doyoung, Jaehyun, Mark, and Ten, was released on April 9th, while ‘Without You,’ featuring Taeil, Jaehyun, and Doyoung, was released on April 10th.
NCT 127 was founded in July 2016, and on July 7, the group performed on Mnet’s music program ‘M! Countdown,’ singing songs from their extended play ‘NCT #127,’ including ‘Fire Truck’ and ‘Once Again.’ ‘Fire Truck’ and ‘Mad City’ were both co-written by Taeyong.
On January 6, 2017, they released their second EP, ‘Limitless,’ which topped both the Korean and US World charts and sold over 141 thousand copies in South Korea. He co-wrote the songs ‘Good Thing,’ ‘Back 2 U,’ ‘Baby Don’t Like It,’ and ‘Angel’ as a lyricist. Taeyong and Kim Boo-min collaborated on the song Around, which was released on May 12, 2017.
Net Worth and Salary
He has a net worth of roughly $2 million dollars, which he has accumulated from his professional singing career.
State of Relationship
He hasn’t married yet and keeps his personal life a closely guarded secret. In addition, he has made no mention of his previous romantic relationships. He is thought to be living a single existence.
When Korean netizens accused Taeyong of being involved in a scam on an e-commerce website named Joonggonara when he was younger in December 2014, he became the center of a scandal. The incident surfaced after someone discovered various remarks he made online years ago that featured derogatory language directed against a group of Japanese students. He had also set up several accounts from which he was selling broken or damaged figurines without providing prospective consumers with accurate information, according to the investigation. In addition, he was overcharging them. SM Entertainment was eventually forced to apologize on Taeyong’s behalf. The issue reappeared in April 2016, when he became a member of NCT.
Body Measurements, Weight, and Eye color
He stands 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 58 kilograms. He also has blonde hair and dark brown eyes.
He has around 291k Facebook followers, 25.7k Twitter followers, and 138k Instagram, followers.