Lee Tae-yong (Hangul: 이태용) referred to as Taeyong (Hangul: 태용) is a South Korean rapper, singer, dancer and songwriter, born in Sillim-dong, Gwanak-gu, Seoul on July 1, 1995. He is the center, main rapper, main dancer, and leader of NCT and NCT 127. He is also part of NCT U. In 2019, he debuted in the K-pop supergroup SuperM.
She unfortunately passed away on September 6, 2020.
Taeyong, along with Jeno and Seulgi, was introduced as an SM Rookies member on December 3, 2013.
Before joining SM Entertainment, he dreamt of being a firefighter. Taeyong's members said they can't imagine him being anything other than an idol.
He has mysophobia, which is the fear of contamination and germs. He says it isn’t serious though. He’s a bit of a neat freak. If something is on the floor of the dorm, he has to clean it up right away.
He has been trained in singing, rapping, and dancing in SM.
He has found it very difficult living away from his family.
He wants to make his own solo album one day.
He washes his hands a lot.
He’s very confident.
In 10 years, he still wants to be performing on stage and to be an artist.
He says that he felt the presence of a ghost in NCT’s old dorm before. Doyoung saw the ghost.
He wants to be recognized by his skills and not by his face.
He chose ice cream, snacks & chocolate over regular food.
He is the member who has the worst alcohol tolerance.
His members say that after the first cup, he starts crying. Then, after the second cup, he's already asleep.