SHINee’s Taemin: Profile, Pre-debut, Debut, Solo

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The Charismatic of South Korean Idol’s Idol

Taemin started his career as a member of SHINee at age 14 years old. He becomes one of the second generation of boy groups in the K-Pop industry under SM Entertainment. Taemin gained popularity and was called “Idol’s Idol” because of his success and influences.

His physical attractiveness also could not be denied. He could be easily making people enchanted. Not only that, Taemin has capability in songwriting, acting, and dancing. Consider his long journey as an idol, Taemin also becomes the first member to debut solo.

Here’s now on Channel-Korea, Taemin profile, fun fact, career journey, and highlight activity compiled carefully here! Let’s reading!

SHINee’s Taemin’s Full Profile

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Stage Name: Taemin (태민)

Birth Name: Lee Tae Min (이태민)

Birthday: July 18th, 1993

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

Height: 174 cm (5’8.5”)

Blood Type: B

Instagram: @lm_____ltm

20 SHINee’s Taemin’s Fun Fact

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1. Taemin was born in Seoul, South Korea.

2. Taemin has some nicknames, including Handy Boy Taemin, Maknae Taemin, Tae, Taememe, Dancing Machine, Taeminnie, Taem.

3. Taemin has an older brother.

4. He graduated from Hanlim Multi Art School and Myongji University, majoring in musical and film major.

5. His religion is Catholic.

6. Taemin scares of bugs.

7. He could speak Japanese.

8. He passed 2005 SM Open Weekend Audition Casting, which is known as high difficulty to pass.

9. Taemin likes to watch horror movies.

10. He loves listening to music and playing the piano.

11. Taemin gets inspired to dance because of his brother.

12. He learned to play piano since elementary school.

13. Taemin has a habit of getting sick when going abroad.

14. He believes that age does not matter in love.

15. His close friends are Kai EXO, Jimin BTS, Timoteo HOTSHOT, Sungwoon Wanna One, Ravi VIXX.

16. He becomes a mentor in ‘The Unit’.

17. He ever joined ‘We Got Married’ that paired with Naeun Apink.

18. Taemin appeared on ‘Why Not The Dancer?’ show.

19. In SM Entertainment Taemin joins in SHINee and SuperM.

20. Taemin’s girl type is someone consistent and genuine. He likes someone who is being themselves.

SHINee’s Taemin’s Pre-debut Story

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Lee Taemin as a child was dreaming of becoming a pilot, yet he found that dancing is fascinating. He watched Michael Jackson’s performances and inspired to be like him. He started developing as a dancer more seriously.

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His parents recognize his ability and support him to try the 2005 SM Open Weekend Audition Casting. This weekend audition was popular as somewhat hard to get succeed, however, Taemin passed. He debuted on May 25, 2008, as a SHINee member along with Onew, Key, Minho, and Jonghyun.

Taemin was active as a singer and dancer in a boy group, but he also tried acting in “Tae Hee, Hye Kyo, Ji Hyun”. He also tried voice-over and contributed to the Korean animated movie ‘The Outback’. So cool!

SHINee’s Taemin’s Highlight Activity with SHINee

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The boy group, SHINee itself, has meant one who receives light. Taemin along with Onew, Key, Minho, and Jonghyun formed by SM Entertainment to pursue a contemporary R&B image group. They succeed to get an image in fashion, music, and dance.

SHINee debuted in 2008 with the phenomenal song ‘Replay’ and got the award Rookie of The Month in the upcoming months after debut.

In 2009, their MV lead track Julliete also gained popularity. This song has a memorable refrain and choreography that many people enjoy so much.

Still, in 2009, SHINee released Ring Ding Dong. The song Ring Ding Dong is one of the songs that attached to them for a long time now. The choreography also has signature moves and got covered by the public. Taemin, on this period looking sharp with his new style.

The song Lucifer, released in 2010, also gained popularity. Taemin’s vocal and members in general looking more mature and bold.

When talking about SHINee, the song Hello must be included to get a highlight. This song is fresh and colorful. Taemin was looking so lovable and sweet on this song. One of the engaging songs from SHINee.

SHINee’s Taemin’s Solo Career

Never stop improving. Taemin released a solo career. He became the first person embracing solo on the group with album Ace, lead single Danger in 2014.

In 2019, he released Want, which becomes ranked on Billboard charts. Check his MV below!

In 2020, he revealed his third Korean album titled Never Gonna Dance Again. This album divided into two parts Criminal and Idea.

SHINee’s Taemin’s Acting Career

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Taemin tried acting as well. He becomes Lee Junsu on the sitcom Taehee-Hyeggyo-Jihyun. Moreover, he is also played Kim Sung Jae in Moon Night 90, In this movie, he only becomes a SHINee member.

In 2017, Taemin started as a cameo in a TV drama or sitcoms such as High Kick! 3, Athena, and Salamander Guru, and The Shadows. He really has incredible talent indeed!

SHINee Comeback ‘Don’t Call Me’ in 2021

In February 2021, Taemin comeback with SHINee after several years, one by one of the members finished the military service. However, Taemin is the youngest member who is not going military yet in this period. The full-length album called Don’t Call Me is compiled nine tracks with the dramatic heavy title track. This album would be their comeback after 13 years together and two years hiatus.

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