|Taeyang Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||May 18, 1988|
Taeyang is a South Korean singer, songwriter, dancer, and television personality who debuted as a member of the South Korean boy band Big Bang in 2006. Big Bang was ranked as one of the most powerful celebrities in South Korea from 2009 to 2016 by Forbes Korea. In 2008, Taeyang embarked on a solo career and his discography consists of albums, extended plays, and tracks like Only Look at Me, My Girl, Solar, Rise, I Need a Girl (ft. G-Dragon), White Night, Hot, Wake Me Up, Darling, and Eyes, Nose, Lips.
Taeyang, SOL, Korean Prince of R&B
Uijeongbu, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Television Personality
- Siblings – Dong Hyun-bae (Older Brother) (Actor)
K-pop, Hip hop, R&B, EDM
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth has been $20 Million.
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
64 kg or 141 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Taeyang has dated –
- Min Hyo-rin (2013-Present) – In 2013, he started going out with actor, model, and singer Min Hyo-rin and it was confirmed by their respective agencies in December 2017 that the couple planned to marry in February 2018. They got married in a private ceremony officiated by actor Ki Tae-young on February 3, 2018. Later, it was reported on September 27, 2021, that Min Hyo-rin was pregnant and they were expecting their first child together. The news was soon confirmed by her agency and she gave birth to the couple’s son on December 6, 2021.
Race / Ethnicity
Taeyang is of Korean descent.
He has often dyed his hair.
Multiple faith-inspired tattoos, including a large Christian Cross on his right rib cage
Taeyang has served as a brand ambassador for brands like Lexus and Fendi.
In January 2023, Taeyang was announced as the global ambassador for Givenchy. With this, he became the 1st Korean male artist to be named Givenchy‘s global ambassador.
Taeyang Favorite Things
- Food – Yakiniku (grilled meat dishes)
- Composers – Beethoven, Franz Schubert
- He was 12 years old when he started training under YG Entertainment.
- His fellow Big Bang members have been T.O.P, G-Dragon, and Daesung.
- On July 1, 2010, Taeyang released his debut studio album titled Solar through YG Entertainment and it peaked at #1 on the South Korean Albums (Gaon) chart and at #14 on the US World Albums (Billboard) chart.
- His 3rd studio album White Night was released on August 16, 2017. The album peaked at #1 on both the US World Albums (Billboard) chart as well as the US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard) chart, at #3 on the South Korean Albums (Gaon) chart, at #8 on the Japan Albums (Oricon) chart, and at #12 on the US Independent Albums (Billboard) chart.
- Over the years, Taeyang has won several accolades including at least 2 Golden Disc Awards, 3 Korean Music Awards, 3 Melon Music Awards, and 4 Mnet Asian Music Awards.
- From 2017 to 2018, he served as a judge on the JTBC survival reality show Mix Nine.
- On March 12, 2018, he enlisted in the military and started his 21 months of mandatory military service by entering the 6th Infantry Division’s boot camp in Cheorwon, Gangwon Province as an active-duty soldier. On November 10, 2019, he was discharged.
- Taeyang has credited Michael Jackson as one of his biggest influences.
- If he weren’t a musician, he would have been a comedian.
- He speaks English, Japanese, and Korean.
- In January 2023, Taeyang teamed up with Jimin for a new song titled VIBE. It became Taeyang’s first music video to surpass 100 million views on YouTube
- In April 2023, Taeyang released a solo EP titled Down to Earth.
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