Lee Taemin at 24th Dream Concert in 2018
|Born||July 18, 1993
Seoul, South Korea
Lee Tae-min (born July 18, 1993), better known by the mononym Taemin, is a South Korean singer and actor. He debuted as a vocalist of the group Shinee in May 2008 under SM Entertainment. He began his acting career in 2009 with MBC’s comedy Tae Hee, Hye Kyo, Ji Hyun as Junsu.
Taemin began his solo career in 2014 with his first extended play, Ace. It peaked at number one on South Korea’s Gaon Album Chart and its title track reached number 5 on the Gaon Weekly Digital Chart. His first studio album, Press it (2016), charted at number one on the Gaon Album Chart.
The title track, “Press Your Number”, was originally written by Bruno Mars but Taemin wrote new lyrics for the song in order to appeal to the Korean market. In July, 2016, Taemin released his second extended play, Solitary Goodbye, and made his solo debut in Japan.
Stage Name: Taemin (태민)
Birth Name: Lee Tae Min (이태민)
Position: Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Maknae
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Birthday: July 18, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 179 cm (5’10”)
Blood Type: B
Official Website: taemin.smtown