Mark Lee (Korean name: Lee Min-hyung; in Hangul: 이민형) referred to as Mark (Hangul: 마크) is a Canadian rapper, singer, dancer and songwriter born in Toronto on August 2, 1999. He is the main rapper and a vocalist in NCT U and NCT 127, and was the main rapper on NCT Dream until his graduation.

History on NCT Edit

Profile Edit

  • Stage Name: Mark (마크)
  • Birth Name: Mark Lee (마크 리)
  • Korean Name: Lee Min Hyung (이민형; 李敏炯)
  • Birthdate: August 2, 1999
  • Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
  • Western Zodiac Sign: Leo
  • Chinese Zodiac Sign: Rabbit
  • Position:
    • Main Rapper, Sub-vocalist, Main Dancer
  • Nickname: Yakkan boy, You do 남자 (man), Seagull, 머리 라인 (head/brain line), High School Rapper 7th place, I want to treat my dongsaengs to food, Watermelon Boy, Mork Lee, No-Jam 2, Baby Lion, Editing Fairy

Discography Edit

Collaboration Edit

Featuring Edit

Year Album Song
2017 High School Rapper FINAL "Drop (ft. Seulgi of Red Velvet)"

OST Edit

Year Album Song Note
2016 Sweet Stranger and Me OST "What To Do" with Henry
2018 The Ghost Detective OST "My Dream" with Joy (Red Velvet)

Credits Edit

= Participates as writing/composer/arrange

✖ = Not participated as writing/composer/arrange

NCT Discography Edit

Album Song Writing Composer Arrange Ref.
NCT # 127 (NCT 127) (2016) Fire Truck
Mad City
The First (NCT DREAM) (2016) Chewing Gum
Limitless (NCT 127) (2017) Good Thing
Baby Don't Like It
The First (NCT DREAM) (2017) My First and Last
Cherry Bomb (NCT 127) (2017) Cherry Bomb
Running 2 U
0 Mile
Summer 127
We Young (NCT DREAM) (2017) Trigger The Fever
La La Love
Walk You Home
My Page
SM Station Season 2 (2017) Joy (NCT DREAM)
NCT 2018 Empathy (2018) Boss (NCT U)
Yestoday (NCT U)
Black on Black (NCT 2018)
The 7th Sense (NCT U)
We Go Up (NCT DREAM) (2018) We Go Up
Beautiful Time
Regular-Irregular (NCT 127) (2018) City 127
Regular (Korean & English Ver.)
My Van
Regulate (NCT 127) (2018) Welcome To My Playground
Chain (Korean ver.)
SM Station Season 3 (2018) Candle Light (NCT DREAM)
We Are Superhuman (NCT 127) (2019) Jet Lag

Other songs Edit

Album Song Artist Writer Composer Arranger Ref.
High School Rapper (2017) Drop Mark ft. Seulgi (Red Velvet)
SM Station Season 2 (2017) Young & Free Mark & Xiumin (EXO)
Lemonade Love Mark & Parc Jae Jung

Filmography Edit

TV Shows Edit

Year Title Channel Role Note
2014 EXO 90:2014 Mnet SM Rookies Member Pre-debut
2015 Mickey Mouse Club Disney Channel Korea Cast Member
2017 High School Rapper Mnet Contestant
Snowball Project V-app, Mnet Cast Member
2018 Hello Counsellor KBS2 Guest March 27
Life Bar tvN with Xiumin (EXO) & Changmin (TVXQ)
It's Dangerous Beyond the Blankets MBC Cast Season 2, from Episode 8-10

Hosting Program Edit

Year Title Channel Role Note
2016 M Countdown Mnet Weekly Guest MC August 25 (with Doyoung)
2017 Music Bank KBS2 Special MC Ep.875
Inkigayo SBS Ep.915
2018-2019 Music Core MBC MC February 24 - January 12

Radio Program Edit

Year Name Channel Role Note
2018 NCT's Night Night! SBS Power FM Special DJ Johnny's Replacement

Awards & Nominations Edit

Year Category Recipient Result
2018 MBC Entertainment Awards Rookie of the Year (Talk and Music category) Nominated

Trivia Edit

  • Speciality: Rap, Guitar
  • Education:
    • P.S. 209 Clearview Gardens School (Graduated)
    • Eonju Middle School (Graduated)
    • School of Performing Arts (SOPA) (Practical Dance) (Graduated)
  • Family: Father is born in 1969, Older Brother is born in 1996
  • Favorite Foods: Bagels, Cookies and Cream flavoured Ice Cream, Chicken, Kimchi, Rice, Watermelon, Jajangmyeon, Cookies, Chips, Bread, Chocolate, Samgyetan, Noodles, Eggs, Ramen
  • Favorite Drinks: Banana Milk, Coca Cola, Sprite
  • Favorite Accessories: Hats
  • Favorite Color: Blue
  • Favorite Time of day: Midnight
  • Favorite Season: Fall
  • Favorite Seather: Windy
  • Favorite Holiday: Christmas 
  • Favorite Musicians: Beyonce, Coldplay, Chris Brown, Minho (SHINee), Xiumin (EXO), J.Cole, Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Michael Jackson, John Mayer, DPR LIVE, Bruno Mars, Eminem.
  • Favorite Music Genres: R&B, Rap, Groovy, Dance
  • Favorite Movie Genre: Inspirational Movies
  • Favorite Place: Canada
  • Favorite Sports: Badminton, Ice skating 
  • Favourite Bible Verse: Exodus 9:16
  • Religion: Christian Protestant 
  • He was born in Toronto but grew up in Vancouver. 
  • He is afraid of people, especially Haechan. 
  • Mark also lived in New York. 
  • He doesn't like seafoods. 
  • Mark doesn't like green tea. 
  • His favorite subjects are English, Writing, and P.E (Physical Education). 
  • His least favorite subject is Science. 
  • He can speak English, Korean and a little Japanese.
  • He has been a trainee for about 4 years.
  • He doesn't like ketchup & mustard.
  • Jaemin said he thinks Mark is the most dependable member.
  • He can wink with his right eye but not with his left eye.
  • He loves the nickname "Baby Lion".
  • He loves chicken and watermelon.
  • After watching The Conjuring with Taeyong & Haechan, he thought that the movie was too much for him.
  • He does not like horror movies.
  • He says to pray before watching a scary movie.
  • Before going to sleep, he always prays.
  • He loves the snow.
  • Mark described himself as a clock, because he wants to work hard, just like the hand of a clock that never stops moving.
  • If he had a younger sister, he would want to introduce Jaehyun to her.
  • For a SM Halloween party in 2017 he went as the Tin Man and in 2018 he went as Detective Conan.
  • A quote that he likes is 'God feeds every bird but doesn't put it right in its nest'.
  • Mark is known for not being a good chef.
  • He was once got roasted about his fried egg from Gordon Ramsey.
  • He can imitate the sound of ripping paper.
  • Mark can also do the splits.
  • In the past he was able to beat all the NCT Dream Members in arm wrestling.
  • All the NCT DREAM members are most in unison when teasing Mark.
  • His parents are musicians.
  • His father is rumoured to be a pastor.
  • Mark has never believed in Santa.
  • When Mark was younger he believed that there was a monster in his stomach, so every time he was hungry he had to feed the monster.
  • Mark's ideal type is someone who is nice and has long hair.'
  • He believes that Haechan knows the most about him out of the NCT DREAM members.
  • When he was younger, his dream job was to become a writer.

Gallery Edit

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References Edit

  1. Watch: NCT Dream Holds A Fun Graduation Ceremony For Mark
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