Debuting at a Young Age; How Old Was TXT’s Tae-hyun At The Time?

Learn More About TXT’s Tae-hyun

Tomorrow X Together, or usually known as TXT, is a South Korean boy band formed by Big Hit Entertainment. The group consists of five members: Yeon-jun, Soo-bin, Beom-gyu, Tae-hyun, and Huening Kai. They officially debuted on March 4th, 2019, with their first EP The Dream Chapter: Star and “Crown” as its title track.

The members of Tomorrow X Together debuted at a very young age, where the oldest member of the group, Yeon-jun was born on September 13th, 1999, and the youngest members Tae-hyun and Huening Kai were born on February 5th, 2002, and August 14th, 2002, respectively. They are still students of High school in South Korea. As one of the maknae line of the group Tomorrow X Together, Kang Tae-hyun debuted when he was only 17 years old.

In this article, Channel-Korea will provide you with information about TXT’s Tae-hyun who debuted at a very young age: how old was TXT’s Tae-hyun at the time? Let’s check out the details about him and stay tuned!

TXT’s Tae-hyun’s Age At Debut

Kang Tae-hyun is a singer and a member of the South Korean rookie boy group Tomorrow X Together under Big Hit Entertainment. Tomorrow X Together officially debuted on March 4th, 2019, with their debut single “Crown” form their debut EP The Dream Chapter: Star. 

The group had drawn the attention of many people before it had even debuted not only in South Korea but also many people from other countries. It is because the group is the second boy group debuted by Big Hit Entertainment after the successful debut of BTS in 2013 who have now become one of the most popular boy bands in the world.

The maknae of Tomorrow X Together, Kang Tae-hyun was born on February 5th, 2002, and he came from Kangnam, South Korea. Tae-hyun alongside his group member Huening Kai is part of the maknae line in the group Tomorrow X Together. Tae-hyun debuted as a member of Tomorrow X Together at the age of 17 years old in South Korea, or 16 years old internationally. He is still a senior high school student at Hanlim Multi Art School.

TXT’s Tae-hyun’s Pre-debut Appearance

Kang Tae-hyun is a member of Tomorrow X Together who is full of bright energy. His specialties include soccer and chatting. According to South Korean netizens, before debuting as a member of Big Hit boy group Tomorrow X Together, Kang Tae-hyun was in one or more local advertisements as a child.

Tae-hyun can speak English fluently. He used to do educational videos teaching kids how to speak English when he was a little kid. If his skills were already this good at such a young age, he may be entirely fluent by now. He has a sister who also speaks English.

His English speaking skills may have been one of the talents he used for these jobs.

Even before his official debut as an idol, Tae-hyun had captivated many people’s hearts with his amazing visual appearance. Several pre-debut photos of Tae-hyun have surfaced through the online community, including school photos. And from the photos, we can assume that he definitely has a handsome face and amazing visuals.

In one of TXT‘s Soobin and Tae-hyun VLive broadcasts, a fan asked a question of why they chose Big Hit Entertainment out of all the other companies they could have chosen. To this question, Tae-hyun answered that he had been convinced of one thing, that the label, Big Hit Entertainment would do their best for him. He also wanted to join a big company, which will add more benefits. And it has been proven, now that Tae-hyun has become a member of a successful rookie boy group.

TXT’s Tae-hyun’s Debut Appearance

Kang Tae-hyun is the fourth member of Big Hit Entertainment’s boy group Tomorrow X Together. Tae-hyun was first introduced to the public through the video “Introducing Film – What do you do” which was released on January 18th, 2019 by Big Hit Entertainment.

He is the 4th member of TXT that was introduced by the agency after Big Hit had previously introduced Yeon-jun, Soo-bin, and Huening Kai as the first 3 members to debut together in the Tomorrow X Together boy band. In the video, Taehyun can be seen spending his time on a bus playing an application on his cellphone. Tae-hyun traveled by bus from morning to nightfall.

The video ends with a camera circling around Tae-hyun who is standing in the middle of the city, exactly like under a bridge, and Tae-hyun then finally stares at the camera. Just like the video uploaded to introduce the previous member, there is a Morse password at the end of the video, where previously fans have speculated that the password has the meaning of the word “Dreaming.”

On January 31st, 2019, Big Hit released another video “Questioning Film – What do you see?” for Tae-hyun. After introducing all of the five members, finally, on March 4th, 2019, Tomorrow X Together made their anticipated debut with their debut song titled “Crown” from their first EP The Dream Chapter: Star. The EP includes five songs: “Blue Orangeade,” “Crown,” “Our Summer,” “Cat & Dog,” and “Star’s Nap.”

“Crown” is a fun pop track recorded in the trendy synth-pop genre that highlights the performance strength and individual charms of the five-member group, consisting of Yeon-jun, Soo-bin, Beom-gyu, Tae-hyun, and Huening Kai. Tae-hyun is said to have offered a “cool, free-spirited charm” to the group.

The boys made their stage debut of “Crown” for the first time for their special Debut Celebration Show, which aired on Mnet on March 4th, 2019, at 7 PM KST. The following day they held a live showcase for both the press and the fans in Seoul.