Nakamoto Yuta (Kanji: 中本悠太) better known as Yuta (Hangul: 유타) is a singer, rapper, and dancer, born in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan on October 26, 1995. He is the lead dancer, sub-vocalist, and the sub-rapper of NCT 127 and NCT U. He is one of two Japanese members in NCT.

History on NCT


  • Full Name: (Kanji: 中本悠太)
  • Stage Name: Yuta (Hangul: 유타)
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • Position:
    • Main Dancer
    • Sub-Vocalist
    • Sub-Rapper
  • Nickname(s): YT, Takoyaki Prince, Healing smile, Yukkuri, Osaka Prince, Mountain Man, Lion (by Jungwoo), Yakisoba Prince, Nayuta [1], YuYu, Yutaro


TV Shows

Year Title Channel Role Note
2011 Juice Winter Collection N/A Participant Pre-debut
2014 EXO 90:2014 Mnet SM Rookies Member
2015 Abnormal Summit JTBC Japanese Representative
2016 M Countdown Mnet Weekly Guest MC August 11 (with Doyoung)
Idol Party TV Chosun Cast Member
2018 M Countdown Mnet Global MC May 22 (with Doyoung & Jaehyun)

Radio Program

Year Name Channel Role Note
2020-2021 NCT 127 ユウタのYUTA at Home InterFM897 Permanent DJ December 4, 2020-TBA


Year Brand Notes
2020 Nature Republic with NCT 127


  • Specialty: Dance, Soccer
  • Hobbies: Soccer, Hanging out with friends, Reading comics, Watching animation
  • Personality: Bright, cheerful, smiley, savage, stubborn, funny, outgoing, introvert, and bold.
  • Education:
    • Tsurumi Commercial High School (Dropout)
    • Yashima Gakuen University International High School (Graduated)
  • Likes: Watch food videos when he's on diet, horror movies
  • Dislikes: Rainy weather,doing nothing
  • Insturments: Piano
  • Favorite Color: Yellow
  • Favorite Animal: Dog
  • Favorite Holiday: Christmas
  • Favorite Sport: Soccer, Basketball, Fencing
  • Favorite Movie Genre: Science Fiction
  • Favorite TV Shows: Kamen Rider
  • Favorite Fictional Characters: Kamen Rider, Peter Pan and Iron Man,spider-man
  • Favorite Musicians: One Ok Rock, L'Arc-en-Ciel[1]
  • Favorite Music Genre: Rock
  • Favorite Actor: Lee Min-Jeong
  • Favorite Accessory: Earrings
  • Favorite Food: Watermelon, Bento, Takoyaki, ddeokbokki (stir-fried rice cakes), Crab-meat fried rice, and Green Tea Cake, Korean spicy stir-fried chicken
  • Favorite Academic Subject: Ethics
  • Ideal Type: Someone who has a short hairstyle, is 15cm shorter than him, and who can empathize with other people. Also a girl who doesn’t try hard to “act pretty”.
  • Used to be a soccer player in Osaka, he played soccer for 7 years.
  • He is the first Japanese idol in SM Entertainment.
  • He sleeps with his eyes open.
  • He has been roommates with Jaehyun (they switch roommates).
  • He is really bright and always smiley.
  • He doesn't use a pillow when he sleeps.
  • Mark once said he has a crush on WinWin.
  • He is known as a tsundere.
  • He has one older sister and one younger sister.
  • If he had to introduce one of the members to his younger sister it would be Jaehyun.
  • He was the Japanese representative on Abnormal Summit, but left later on the show when he started preparing for his debut.
  • Has a dog named Rapunzel.
  • He says he wants to spend time in Okinawa when he retires.
  • He is roommates with Taeil.
  • He participated in SM's Global Audition in 2012.
  • He admires his dad the most but is also scared by him and they disagree a lot.
  • He says the woman he's afraid the most is his Osaka aunt.
  • He says he wants to have a daughter/son named Shiho.
  • He says he dislikes his anger management issues and wants to fix them.
  • If he wasn't a singer, he would be a hairdresser/hairstylist.[1]



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