Taemin is a member South Korean singer, dancer, and actor. He is known for being a member of the K-pop group SHINee under SM Entertainment.
He is born as Lee Taemin on July 18, 1993, in Seoul, South Korea.
He stands 5’8” (177 cm) and weighs 53 kg (117 lbs).
In 2005, Taemin was scouted by SM Entertainment during his audition on SM Open Weekend Audition Casting when he was still 12 years old.
After years of training, Taemin was then chosen to become a member of SHINee. The group made their debut in May 2008 with the single “Replay.”
Aside from his promotions with SHINee, Taemin has also pursued a solo career. In 2012, he released his first solo OST “U” for the drama “To The Beautiful You” which stars his co-SHINee member Minho. A month after, Taemin participated in SM Entertainment’s dance subgroup Younique Unit for the Veloster theme song “Maxstep.”
In 2014, Taemin made his solo debut with the mini-album “Ace” and its lead track “Danger.” Two years later, Taemin released his first album “Press It” with its lead track “Press Your Number” that was originally written by Bruno Mars. In June 2016, Taemin was revealed to be making his Japanese debut with the mini-album “Solitary Goodbye.”
He made his acting debut with the MBC drama “Tae Hee, Hye Kyo, Ji Hyun.” Taemin lent his voice for the Korean animated movie “The Outback,” where he played the main character, Johnny.
Taemin also participated in the MBC reality variety show “We Got Married” along with APink member Naeun.
Fun Facts about Taemin
- He is the youngest member of SHINee.
- Taemin’s childhood dream was to become a police officer or a pilot.
- He loves to watch horror movies.
- Taemin was not able to attend his high school graduate ceremony due to SHINee’s activities.
- He studied Chinese in Beijing.
- He is close friends with EXO’s Kai.
- Taemin has poor eyesight.
- His dogs are named Adam and Eve.
- He hates doing the laundry.
- Taemin loves J-Pop.
Taemin Plastic Surgery
SHINee’s Taemin is yet another KPOP idol to get the nose and eyes KPOP Combo. In his case, he appears to have had them done at different times (these two procedures are so common that they are often done together). His perfect double eyelids appear to be the result of double eyelid surgery. More recently, he changed his nose.
Before and after pics