Lee Taemin


Lee Tae-min( Hangul : 이 태 민 ; Hanja : 李 泰 民 ; born July 18, 1993) is a South Korean idol singer , dancer , actor , and promotional model . He is a member of South Korean boy group Shinee under the label of SM Entertainment , as the main dancer and vocalist.

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  • by hwarang  -  September 21, 2017 06:58 AM

    Netizens defend SHINee's Taemin for the recent Onew-related comments made at Tok…

    Recently,SHINee'sTaeminreceived backlash from some netizens for the comment he made at their 'SHINee World 2017 ~Five~ Special Edition' in Japan's Tokyo Dome.The criticisms were that he implicitly mentioned his fellow memberOnewand that the group will step on the stage again as a full five members g…

  • by kingjoe20930  -  September 10, 2017 08:24 PM

    SHINee's Taemin expresses his desire to be acknowledged

    On August 10, SHINee'sTaeminappeared onMBC FM's 'Kangta's Starry Night' and expressed how he wishes to be acknowledged for his talent.During the radio appearance, one of the listeners asked what Taemin's life song is. He replied, "I likedMichael Jackson. I came across a MV for a song called 'Sm…

  • by ifrit1112  -  September 10, 2017 11:52 AM

    SHINee's Taemin to hold encore concert 'OFF-SICK: on track'!

    SHINee's Taemin will be having a finale concert for his solo concert series!He'll be holding 'OFF-SICK: on track', the encore version of his 'OFF-SICK' concerts which took place this past August. The encore concerts will take place on October 14 and 15 at Jamsil Gymnasium, where fans will …

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 Lee Taemin's Biography

He studied Chinese in Beijing in 2007. In March 2011, Taemin transferred toSeoul Arts High Schoolfrom his previous school,Chung Dam High Schoolto accommodate his hectic schedule for Shinee’s Japanese advancement.He graduated in February 2012 but was unable to make it to the ceremony due to SHINee activities.


Taemin was discovered at the2005 S.M. Open Weekend Audition Casting. In 2008, he was chosen as a member of the group Shinee, the 5-member boy group debuted on May 25, 2008 on SBS's Inkigayo."


In 2009, he played "Goodbye My Love" on piano with 8Eight singing. In 2010, he rapped "Introduce Me a Good Person“ with Key and SNSD's Yoona for SNSD's 1st Asian Tour “Into The New World” in Shanghai. For the "Korean Music Wave In Bangkok 2012" he had a special stage performance with IU . They sangGee,JulietteandHello.To support fellow labelmate, BoA , he danced with her for her comeback stage of "Only One", and several times more after.


Taemin debuted as an actor as Lee Junsu in the sitcomTaehee-Hyegyo-Jihyun!( Korean :"태희혜교지현이!").He later played Kim Sung Jae onMoon Night 90with group member, Key .

Taemin has done cameo/appearances in tv dramas or sitcoms likeAthena,High Kick! 3andSalamander Guru and The Shadows.

Voice Acting

In December 2011, Taemin took part as voice actor for the Korean animated movie calledThe Outbackas the main character, Johnny, a white koala turned hero, along with fellow labelmate, Girls' Generation 's Sunny .

Television shows

Taemin has appeared on television shows such asIdol Maknae Rebellionas a guest star alongside his Shinee group mates Key, Jonghyun, and Onew in several episodes. He appeared together with other idol group members, including Dongho from U-KISS, Shorry J from Mighty Mouth, Jinwoon from 2AM, Yunhwa from T-Max, Seunghyun from F.T. Island, and Mir from MBLAQ.

In January 2012, Taemin join Immortal Song 2and made history as the first singer since “Immortal Song 2” broadcast to have a tie among the participants. At that time, Taemin performed "Mapo Terminal" fromSilver Bell Sisterand competed with musical actor Im Taekyung, both garnered 376 votes.

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 Lee Taemin's Discography

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 Lee Taemin's Filmography


YearTitleRoleOther notes
2012 The Outback Johnny(voice-actor) Korean version

Television dramas

2009 Tae Hee, Hye Kyo, Ji Hyun Junsu MBC
2010 Athena: Goddess of War Himself (cameo) SBS
2011 Moon Night 90 Kim Sung Jae MNet
2011 High Kick! 3 Taemin (cameo) MBC
2012 Salamander Guru and The Shadows Master of Disguise (cameo) SBS

Television shows

2010 Invincible Youth Himself KBS
2010 Let's Go Dream Team! Season 2 Himself KBS
2010 Shall We Dance Himself KBS
2012 Immortal Song 2 Himself KBS

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