Profile and Facts of Taemin of SHINee: Bio, Net Worth, Fun Facts etc.

Taemin Lee is a South Korean singer, dancer, actor, songwriter and promotional model.

He is one of the members of the popular K-pop group SHINee and is the youngest member in the group.


Birth Date & Sun Sign

Taemin was born on July 18, 1993 and is currently 22 years old.

His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Height, Weight & Measurements

He stands 175 cm tall and weighs 55 kg.

Birth Place, Nationality, Birth name & Childhood Stories

He was born in Dongbong-gu, Seoul, South Korea and is South Korean by birth.
His original name is Lee Tae-min.

Blood Type: B
Label: SM Entertainment
Chinese Name: 李泰民
Officaial Website: http://taemin.smtown.com/
Twitter ID: @TaeminBiased


He attended Chungdam High School and later transferred to Hanlim Multi Art School because he could not keep up because of his hectic schedule.

According to internet rumors, he was being bullied by upperclassmen while in Chungdam High School. Accounts of the episodes were uploaded online on message boards.

Taemin then took up Musical and Film in Myongji  University.


Taemin is the second son in the family. He has one older brother, Taesun. The two are very close.The idol singer loves his family very much.

He has stated in interviews that they have been very supportive of him and quickly accepted his decision to become a dancer. After debuting in SHINee he bought his parents an expensive house and a foreign car.

His family’s motto is “Wait for Heaven after you do your best”.

Career & Bio

He made his debut in 2008 as a member of SHINee. He is famous for his great dancing skills.

Aside from his activities with the group, Taemin is active as an actor and solo singer .

Occupation: Singer, dancer, actor, promotional model, and radio host
Introduced at SHINee: May 25, 2008
Position in SHINee: Vocal and dancer
Active Years: 2008-present
Status: Single

TV show

I dol Army (2008)
Star King (2009)
Infinite Challenge (2010)
Hello Baby (2010)
Moon Night’90 (2011)
High Kick!3 (2011)
Radio Star (2012)
Weekly Idol (2012)
You Hee-yeol’s Sketchbook (2013)
Hidden Singer (2013)
Baretles Code(2013)
Running Man (2014)
Guerilla Date (2014)
Off to school (2015)
Saturday Night Live Korea (2015)
Witch Hunt (2015)
Section TV(2016)
Cool Kiz on the Block (2016)
Non-Summit (2016)
Bigshot Talk Show (2016)

TV drama

My Precious Child (2008)
Tae Hee, Hye Kyo, Ji Hyun (2009)
athena: Goddess of War (2010)
Moon Night 90 (2011)
High Kick 3 : The revenge of the Short Legged (2011)
Salamander Guru (2012)
Dating Agency : Cyrano (2013)


SMTOWN Live in Tokyo Special Edition (2012)
I AM (2012)
The Outback (2012)
The Miracle (2013)
SMTOWN the Stage (2015)


Mini album: Ace (2014)
Press It (2016)


It is said that Sulli, a member of the girl group f(x) is Taemin’s ex-girl friend. Both of them were trainees of SM entertainment. 

However it is said they broke up before their debut.

Favorite Things

Subject in School: Physical Education.
Movie: Horror
Instrument: Piano, Guitar
Food: Steak, Beef
Colors: White, Yellow, Red
Music: Michael Jackson
Role Model: Michael Jackson, Usher, Justin Timberlake
Motto: Must never forget to smile
Personality: Playful, Shy when he meets a new person
Hobby: Listening Music, Popping Dance, Piano, Guitar
Sports: Basket ball, Dance

Fun facts

1. Known as Maknae in the group.
2. Does not like insect.
3. Is known that his dress-up is prettier than a girl.
4. His pet is a dog named Eve.
5. His fanclub name is SHINee World.
6. His religion is Christian.
7. His famous quotes are “Please give staffs who always support SHINee a big applaude too.”
8. His shoe size is ” 7 “.
9. His hairstyle is very often changed,
10. His favorite fashion brand is TRENTA.
11. He becomes high when he watches horror movie.
12. He doesn’t have any tattoos.
13. When he was 12 years old, he dances popping dance at SM Entertainment audition and passed it.
14. He is a great dancer and often dances at the center on MV.
15. When he wants to relax, he goes to the port of Incheon.
16. When he was a trainee, he was not good at singing and that made him cry sometimes.
17. He bought a lightsaber in Don Quixote, which is Japanese discount chain store, but it was confiscated at the airport.
18. When SHINee debuted, he always carried around candies and treated them to producers and broadcast writers to advertise SHINee.


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