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NCT 127 Members Profile – Know Why This Boy Group is So Popular!

NCT-127 Members
NCT 127 (엔씨티 127) is the 2nd sub-unit of the boy group NCT. The group consists of 9 multinational members – Johnny (USA), Doyoung (South Korea), Mark (Canada), Taeyong (South Korea), Jaehyun (South Korea), Taeil, (South Korea), WinWin (China), Haechan (South Korea) and Yuta (Japan).

They debuted on July 7, 2016 on Mnet’s TV Music Program – M Countdown. Their first album is titled “NCT # 127” that was released on July 10, 2016.

NCT 127 is under SM Entertainment in South Korea. They created a multinational boy band group because they wish to extend their agency worldwide to make Korean Pop become very popular throughout the globe.

NCT-127 Profile

NCT Fandom Name: NCTzen (meaning all the fans are citizens of NCT)

NCT 127 Official Accounts:

NCT 127 Official Instagram: @nct127
NCT 127 Official Facebook Page: NCT.smtown
NCT Official Website: nct127.smtown.com

Details About NCT 127 Members and NCT 127 Profile

Taeil Profile

Stage Name: Taeil
Birth Name: Moon Taeil
Hangul: 태일
Birthday : June 14, 1994
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: O
Other Unit: NCT U

Taeil Facts:

– Taeil’s favorite foods are ice cream, chicken, pizza and pork belly.
– He enjoys listening to music and watching movies.
Taeil first appeared live in 2013 alongside the other SR15B members
– His favorite season is spring and the weather should have clear skies.
– He graduated from Seoul Life Science High School.
SHINee and Kim Bum Soo are his favorite musicians while his favorite entertainer is Kim Yun-Seok.
– Other members said that Taeil is a nervous wreck sometimes. They also said Taeil is the most manly of everyone.
– So far, Taeil is the oldest member of the group.
– He said that when he lies in bed, he feels like a forest fairy.
– Taeil hates carrots and sushi.
– This Korean idol makes it a habit to drink at least 500 ml of water every day.
– Every time Taeil is stressed, he just eats and eats.
– Back in high school, he studied practical music.
– He is afraid of cockroaches.
– Taeil wants to be married at the age of 34.
– Sometimes when there’s nothing to eat, he’d eat ice cubes.

Johnny Profile

Stage Name: Johnny
Birth Name (Korean): Youngho Seo
English Name: John Seo
Hangul: 쟈니
Birthday : February 9, 1995
Nationality: Korean-American
Blood Type: B

Johnny Facts:

– Johnny’s favorite author is Malcolm Gladwell and his favorite poet is Dr. Seuss.
– His motto in life is “To do and regret, rather than not do and regret”.
– Johnny has a pet peeve and that is when people chew with their mouths open.
– He also likes to bite his lips a lot.
– Back in high school, Johnny really enjoyed playing volleyball.
– One thing Johnny enjoys visiting is the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art.
– If Johnny wasn’t a famous Korean idol today, he would be a veterinarian.
– The other boys and the fans like that Johnny is such an optimist. He is a positive person showering people with positive vibes.
– Johnny can dance and play the piano effortlessly.
– Johnny’s favorite pizza topping is jalapeno.
– He once owned a dog and named it “Flower”.
– He would like to go skydiving one day.
– When asked what was the hardest trial he encountered in life, Johnny said it was during the time he was preparing for his SMTOWN Week performance where he practiced for two weeks straight, working from morning until midnight.

Taeyong Profile

Stage Name: Taeyong
Birth Name: Lee Taeyong
Hangul: 태용
Position: Leader
Birthday: July 1, 1995
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: O
Other Unit: NCT U

Taeyong Facts:

– Taeyong is also called “Grandpa” because he likes to take care of everyone. Also because he debuted with his hair white and he said it made him feel like a grandpa.
– Also, because after dancing, his body aches from all the movement.
– His favorite foods are strawberry macarons, melons and green tea ice cream.
– You’ll see Taeyong in snapbacks often because he wears them a lot during dancing.
He has a puppy named Roby and he worries that Roby might not recognize him when he comes home.
– Taeyong’s favorite movie is Lion King and his favorite music genre is Hip Hop.
– Can you guess who Taeyong’s favorite rapper is? It’s Drake.
– One of his hobbies include photography, looking at the sky, listening to music and making rhymes and flow.
– Without Taeyong, his dorm mates said that their place would be a total mess.
– He’s a neat freak. If there’s something dirty on the floor, he will immediately clean it up right away.
– Tayong was trained in singing, dancing and rapping by SM and was even part of the SM Rookies sub-unit.
– He enjoys looking at people taking photos.
– He plans to have a solo album one of these days.
– Taeyong has Mysophobia – fear of contamination and germs. He said it isn’t serious, though.

Yuta Profile

Stage Name: Yuta
Birth Name: Yuta Nakamoto
Hangul: 유타
Birthday: October 10, 1995
Nationality: Japanese
Blood Type: A

Yuta Facts:

– Yuta’s favorite accessory is the earrings.
– He once auditioned in a Japanese singing contest, “Juice Winter Collection” back in 2011.
– He’s considered to be a multi-talented artist who can dance, sing and act.
– Because he’s from Osaka, a place where most people are outgoing and fun, he believes that he has gotten that trait from where he’s born.
– Yuta played soccer from an early stage, starting when he was 5 years old until he turned 16 years old.
– His shirts are medium-sized.
– Every time he wishes to diet, he tortures himself by watching food network programs.
– Yuta enjoys riding the ferris wheel.
– Being a rookie, he became a member of the Abnormal Summit.
– He also likes visiting bookstores when he was younger.
– Yuta doesn’t smile often that he says it’s his least favorable facial expression.
– Yuta is SM Entertainment’s first Japanese idol.

Doyoung Profile

Stage Name: Doyoung
Birth Name: Kim Dong Young
Hangul: 도영
Birthday : February 1, 1996
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: B
Other Unit: NCT U

Doyoung Facts:

– Doyoung wants to be a guest on Radio Star one day.
– When he’s asleep, he usually groans.
– When he was younger, he entered a lot of singing contests to seek approval from his family. In high school, he won first place in a singing contest which finally got his parents attention.
– He said that if he wasn’t a famous singer today, he would probably be a baker.
– Doyoung wants to have a duet with EXO’s D.O one day.
– He owns a doll and named it “Jippong” which he usually sleeps with.
– One vegetable he hates is cucumber.
– Doyoung is very confident with his memorization skills.
– When he first trained with his agency, he became really close to EXO’s Kai.
– He wants to become a singer who is recognized for their unique vocal talents, like Maroon 5’s Adam Levine.
– Doyoung jokes with Jaehyun the most.
– His secret skill is that he can also play the flute.
– His ideal woman is someone who’s respectful and polite.
– Doyoung is a Christian.

Jaehyun Profile

Stage Name: Jaehyun
Birth Name: Jung Yoon-oh
Hangul: 재현
Birthday : February 14, 1997
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: A
Other Unit: NCT U

Jaehyun Facts:

– Jaehyun’s nickname is Casper because of how white his skin is like a ghost.
– He likes a woman who is kind and has a long hair.
– On NCT’s Show Day 1, he said that he’s very proud of his erotic body.
– His special skill is also swimming.
– His dimples show every time he smiles.
– Sometimes, Jaehyun would steal the other members’ food.
– Taeil thinks that when Jaehyun sweats, it’s very sexy.
– Taeil also thinks that Jaehyun will be landing movie roles in the next few years.
– Jaehyun lived in America for four years. That’s why he speaks fluent English.
– His favorite sport is basketball.
– He says that his weakness is that he can be very sensitive and emotional.
– Jaehyun is the only member who likes waking up early.
– He says that 10 years from now, he wants to be doing something that he will be very happy with doing. He wants to live a life with no regrets.

WinWin Profile

Stage Name: WinWin
Birth Name: Dong Si Cheng
Hangul: 윈윈
Birthday : October 28, 1997
Nationality: Chinese
Blood Type: B

WinWin Facts:

– WinWin likes to eat ice cream, samgyeopsal, strawberries, mushrooms, chips and tiramisu.
– His preferred drinks are caramel macchiato, orange juice and soda water.
– His favorite places are New Zealand and Gyeongbokgung Palace.
– WinWin is allergic to perifcarp.
– He can also dance traditional Chinese dances.
– One bad habit he has is sleeping late, but he’s at his happiest state when he’s sleeping.
– WinWin likes piano and the snow.
– On weekends when he’s not busy, he enjoys going shopping.
– Most of the members of NCT 127 said he’s the baby of the group because he always acts like one.
– It’s reported that he is afraid of strangers. There was one time he was scouted by an SM Entertainment staff and he gave him a fake number because WinWin thought he was a scammer.

Mark Profile:

Stage Name: Mark
Birth Name (Korean): Lee Min Hyung
English Name: Mark Lee
Hangul: 마크
Birthday: August 2, 1999
Nationality: Korean-Canadian
Blood Type: A
Other Unit: NCT U, NCT Dream

Mark Facts:

– Mark trained for the agency for about four years.
– He was scouted through the SM Global Audition in Vancouver, Canada.
– His favorite subjects in school were creative writing and language arts.
– Before, Mark wanted to become an ice cream man.
– The first choreography he learned was to the song of Super Junior’s Twins.
– He enjoys listening to music before he sleeps.
– The rest of the band says that he talks in his sleep.
– If given the chance, Mark would like to work with Jonghyun on SHINee one day.
– Jaehyun said that Mark sometimes rap in his sleep, both in Korean and English.
– Mark is the leader of NCT Dream.
– He’s in charge of taking out the trash out of NCT dorms.

Haechan Profile

Stage Name: Haechan
Birth Name: Lee Donghyuck
Hangul: 해찬
Birthday: June 6, 2000
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: AB
Other Unit: NCT Dream

Haechan Facts:

– Haechan’s favorite musician is Michael Jackson.
– His hobbies are playing football, playing the piano, listening to music and many more.
– Haechan appeared on the Mickey Mouse Club TV show.
– He made his official NCT debut in NCT 127.
– Most of the members said that he is the noisiest member of the group.
– He is also part of NCT Dream.
– Back in school, Haechan really hated Science.
– Because his parents play the music, he naturally wanted to play the music as well.
– Many says he’s the most “beagle-like”.
– His mom encouraged him to audition for SM Entertainment.
– Haechan was born and raised in Jeju Island.
– Haechan’s audition song was “Hello” by Huh Gak.
– He suffered from very weird mood swings when he was younger.
– He dreams to become a successful singer and songwriter.
– Haechan graduated from the Seoul School of Performing Arts.

Who is your NCT 127 bias? Have we forgotten to include a special fact about your bias? Let us know by commenting it down below.

Your NCT 127 bias is your dream destination:

Taeil – Rome, Italy
Taeyong – Santorini, Greece
Jaehyun – Paris, France
Mark – Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Yuta – Istanbul, Turkey
WinWin – Dubai, UAE
Haechan – Cape Town, South Africa
Johnny – South California, USA
Doyoung – Tokyo, Japan

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