|Taeil Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||June 14, 1994|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Taeil is a South Korean singer known for being a member of the Korean boy band NCT and its sub-units NCT U and NCT 127. Beginning as a trainee with the SM Entertainment, he became a part of the band officially in 2016. He has released several songs along with the other members such as Without You, Fire Truck, Limitless, Cherry Bomb, Regular, and many more.
Taeil, Taeyomi, Strony, Taeilddy Bear, Shintaeil, Billy
Seoul, South Korea
Taeil attended the Seo Seoul Life Science High School majoring in the practical music department. Then, he attended the Hanyang University for some time but dropped out.
- Siblings – He has a younger sister.
Taeil is represented by SM Entertainment.
K-pop, Hip Hop, Teen Pop
Vocals, Guitar, Piano
- SM Entertainment
- Avex Trax
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
64 kg or 141 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
He often tends to dye his hair ‘red’ or ‘light brown’.
He has done endorsement work for the following brands –
- Design United
- Supercomma B
- Ivy Club
- Lotte Duty-Free
Best Known For
- Being the part of the Korean boy band NCT
- Providing vocals to songs such as Fire Truck that peaked at the 2nd spot on the Billboard chart
Taeil released his first studio album with NCT titled NCT 2018 Empathy on March 14, 2018.
First TV Show
Taeil made his TV show debut on NCT Life in 2016.
Taeil Favorite Things
- Food – Pork Belly, Ice Cream, Pizza, Chicken, Meat
- Artists – SHINee, Kim Bum-soo
- Color – Black
- Season – Spring
- Number – 1
- Entertainer – Kim Yoon-seok
- Movies – Lump of Sugar, Masquerade
- Animation – Crayon Shin Chan
- Song – Mama by Bobby Kim
- Soccer Player – Lionel Messi
Source – Wikia
- He started taking music lessons when he was only 7 years old.
- He initially began as a trainee on the pre-debut training team SM Rookies, created by the South Korean entertainment agency, SM Entertainment in 2013.
- Taeil was introduced as the SM Rookies member on October 13, 2015.
- In April 2016, the band’s first subgroup NCT U was introduced, and Taeil was among the 6 members that were to form NCT U.
- Before his selection as the SM Rookies member, he also performed at the SM Town Week festival held in December 2013.
- He is obsessed with brushing his teeth. He brushes almost 6 times a day.
- Taeil took Japanese martial arts training when he was in elementary school.
- In August 2017, he released a new song titled Stay in My Life. The track was featured in the soundtrack for the TV series, School 2017.
- In January 2018, Taeil teamed up with Doyoung for a new song titled Radio Romance, which was featured in the soundtrack for Radio Romance.
- In March 2019, he was featured in Sohlhee’s song, Purple.
- He appeared as a contestant on King of Mask Singer in November 2019.
- Taeil joined Instagram in July 2021 and broke the Guinness World Record for “Fastest time to reach 1 million followers on Instagram”. The record was previously held by Rupert Grint.
- In February 2022, he released a new song titled Starlight. The song was featured in the soundtrack for the South Korean television series Twenty-Five, Twenty-One.
- In June 2023, Taeil launched his YouTube channel. The first video that he uploaded to the channel was a cover of DAY6’s Time of Our Life.
- In August 2023, Taeil took a break from his activities after suffering an injury. He sustained a fracture in his right thigh in a motorcycle accident.
- In September 2023, Taeil and Haechan released a new song titled N.Y.C.T.
Featured Image by Taeil / Instagram