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Chittaphon Leechaiyapornkul (Thai: ชิตพล ลี้ชัยพรกุล) known by his stage name Ten (Hangul: 텐) is a Chinese-Thai dancer, singer and rapper, born in Bangkok on February 27, 1996. He is the main dancer, lead vocalist, and the sub-rapper of NCT U, WayV, and SuperM.

History on NCT

Profile

  • Full Name: Chittaphon Leechaiyapornkul (Thai: ชิตพล ลี้ชัยพรกุล)
  • Stage Name: Ten (텐)
  • Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
  • Zodiac Sign: Pisces
  • Position:
    • Main Dancer
    • Lead Vocalist
    • Sub-Rapper
  • Nickname: TNT (Ten), Dandy, Ten On Ten, Mister Chittaphon, Sip-Hyung, Ten-nyang[1]

Discography

Digital Single

Featured Artist

Year Album Song Artist
2020 The Riot "The Riot" GINJO

Filmography 

TV Shows

Year Title Channel Role Note
2011 Teen Superstar N/A Participant Under the stage name TS7 TNT
2014 EXO 90:2014 Mnet SM Rookies Member Pre-debut
2016 Hit The Stage Participant
2017 Elementary School Teacher SBS Cast Member Chuseok Special
2019 Beauty No.9 Workpoint Guest Ep.1
Food Truck Battle PPTV Cast Member Season 1

Endorsements 

Year Brand Notes
2017 Est PLAY with Taeyong

Awards & Nominations

Year Category Recipient Result
2017 Thailand Headlines Person of The Year Awards Most Popular Award Won

Trivia

  • His fans are called “10velys”.
  • MBTI: INFJ: Also known as the protagonist in the personality type which means combining charms and inspiring and mesmerizing to everyone which many artists and idols praised Ten for his kindhearted soul, artistic designs, soothing voice and inspiring dancing abilities.
  • Specialty: Basketball, Piano, Dance, Rap, Taekwondo, Surfing
  • Hobbies: Sports, Drawing, Singing, Dancing, Rap, Playing with animals, Watching movies[1]
  • Education: Shrewsbury International School (Graduated)
  • Likes: Coffee, candy, nature, art, music, shopping, sweets, cats,
  • Dislikes: Football, horror/mystery movies, deer meat, fruit, PC games
  • Favorite Drinks: Café Americano, Orange juice
  • Favorite Season: Summer
  • Favorite Weather: Sunny
  • Favorite Color: Black[1]
  • Favorite Number: 10, 0, 1[2]
  • Favorite Sport: Surfing, Snowboarding.  
  • Favorite Food: Chocolate Cake, Chocolate Pudding, Dark Chocolate, Sushi (Tuna in particular), naan, tteokbokki, Pad Thai, Green Tea Ice Cream, Italian[1]
    • He doesn't like noodle dishes with just noodles.[1]
    • He also loves to eat pork.
  • Favorite Subject: Art. Ten is Artistic when it comes to drawing and painting.
  • Ideal Type: He said that he doesn’t have an ideal type and likes a relationship which starts from learning about each other before developing love. Currently, he is single.  
  • Pets: Bingo, Tommy, Kimchi, Lily, Dango, and more
  • Personality: Kind, caring, sweet, lovable, gentle, sincere, polite, likable, poised, elegant, talented, graceful, collected, decisive, attentive, laidback, thoughtful, sophisticated, charming, and magnificent.
  • Shows Ten has seen: End Of The F***ing World, Atypical, Altered Carbon, Riverdale, It's Okay to Not Be Okay
  • Ten is known to be a “Thailand Prince”.
  • He is known to be very flexible as shown on “Hit the stage”.
  • His foot size is 270 mm.[1]
  • He is SM's first Thai Idol, alongside with Lucas.
  • Ten is ethnically Chinese, but his nationality is Thai. 
  • His Chinese name is 李永钦 (Lǐ Yǒng Qīn), and his Korean name is 이영흠 (Lee Young Heum).
  • He is scared of ghosts.[1]
  • He hates being called "short-legged".
  • He has a younger sister (born in 1999) named Tern Kulisara Leechaiyapornkul, who is also a designer.
  • According to Jaehyun, Ten can be a compulsive liar.
  • He won the title "Teen Superstar" in 2011 at a talent show in Thailand.
  • He joined SM Entertainment in 2013 through SM’s Global Audition.
  • He can play the guitar and the piano.
  • Aside from speaking Korean and Thai, he can also speak English, Japanese, and Mandarin fluently.[2]
  • He's scared of fruits.
  • His favorite idols are Shinee’s Taemin and Super Junior’s Donghae. His role model is Taemin, and his dream came true when he and Taemin are the members of SuperM.
    • His role model is also Rihanna.[1]
  • When he cannot sleep, he drinks hot milk. He also eats sweets as well.
  • His first dance genre was B-Boying (breakdancing).
  • He spends most of his money on clothes.
  • Because of his love for shopping, the members call him "dandy".
  • He can't live without his phone and earphones.
  • He is most confident in designing and drawing.
  • Ten had a Barbie doll collection when he was younger and also watched the Barbie movies.[4]
  • During school, he practiced gymnastics (he won a trophy and 5 medals).
  • He is currently roommates with Hendery.
  • He was a participant on Hit The Stage and won the "Uniform" round.[5]
  • Ten is in a Thai Line group chat with Sorn from CLC, BamBam from GOT7, Lisa from BlackPink, and Minnie from (G)I-DLE. Sorn has mentioned that they hang out from time to time and Bambam has said that he wishes SM would let Ten hang out with them more.
  • If he would have to introduce a member to his sister, he would choose Mark.
  • If Ten were to date one of the members, he’d choose Johnny.
  • He was scouted to debut in SM's new super boy group, SuperM, alongside Mark, Taeyong, and Lucas, EXO's Baekhyun and Kai and SHINee's Taemin.
  • He's had surgery done on his knee.[6]
  • Ten has his driver’s license.[7]
    • He had failed the first time as it was raining really hard when he was taking it.[7]
  • His voice is known to be gentle and soft.
  • He is one of SM most talented dancers alongside with EXO’s Kai, Girls Generation’s Hyoyeon, Red Velvet’s Seulgi, and SHINee’s Taemin.
  • He looks seductive in music videos, but in reality, he is known to be very cute.
  • He has a lot of tattoos on his body. One tattoo on his right arm that resembles some of his art designs and a tattoo of a crescent-like moon on his chest. In the NCT's behind the scenes of 90's Love, He has a butterfly tattoo and a cherry blossom tattoo on the upper half on his right arm.
  • When he wakes up in the morning, he first hugs his cat.[1]
  • He thinks his charming point is his eyes.[1]
  • The people that Ten is closest are Johnny, Taeyong, Bambam, Lucas, Mark, and Taemin. Especially Taemin, his role model.
  • He is known to be a good cook.
  • Kun says that he takes a long time to shower.[8]
  • When he was in Thailand, he said he went surfing every weekend.[9]
  • The first K-pop song he danced to was Super Junior's "Sorry Sorry".[2]
  • When self-evaluating how good his cooking is, he gave himself a 0 on a scale of 1-10 for human food, but a 10 for animal food.[10]
  • He said it takes him two hours to decide what to eat.[11]
  • His go-to coffee order is decaf iced americano.[11]
  • He said his bad habit is that he sticks his tongue out a lot when he's bored.[11]
  • He thinks his best feature is his eyes.[11]

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References

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