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Kim Taerae (ZB1) Profile, Bio, & Facts


Kim Taerae (김태래) is a South Korean singer and a member of the multinational group ZEROBASEONE under WAKEONE Entertainment. He was a participant in the survival show “BOYS PLANET”.

Kim Taerae (ZB1) Profile

Stage NameKim Tae Rae (김태래)
Birth NameKim Tae Rae (김태래)
BirthdayJuly 14, 2002
Active Years2020–present
Age22 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCancer
Height174 cm (5’8½”)
Blood TypeN/A

Kim Taerae (ZB1) Facts:

Early Life

– Kim Taerae was born in Dongnam-gu, Cheonan, Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea.
– He went to Cheonan Samgeori Elementary School and Cheonan-dong Middle School.
– He attended Cheonan Ssangyong High School.
– He used to be a vocalist in a band in high school and also used to win first at the singing competitions in school.
– He was the vice president of the student council.

Personal Life

– His family consists of his parents and older sister.
– He is eight years younger than his sister.
– He likes mint chocolate.
– He is studying in the Department of Applied Music at Yongin University and is currently on a leave of absence.
– The body part he is most confident about is his hands.
– He first started singing in front of people in 2nd year of middle school. (Single Issue)
– Kim Taerae often moves his eyebrows when singing.
– He wanted to become a ballet dancer when he was young but developed an interest in becoming an idol in high school.
– His nickname in battlegrounds was “Mother Taeraesa” in high school.
– He plans the next day before going to sleep. (First Look)
– He is nicknamed “Mok” because of his puppy-like face.
– He looks up to Taeyong of NCT as his role model.
– His favorite band is “Dyanfit”.
– He likes to wear clothes in primary colors like red, yellow and green.
– He enjoys playing the violin and trying out new restaurants as his hobbies.
– His specialties include making a triangle with his lips and harmonizing with a song.
– He would tell his trainee-self to not get too stressed and just enjoy dancing. (FOX 13 Seattle)
– He hates Chrysalis.
– His nicknames are “Mep”. “Taerae Vision”, “Richard”, and “Myeongchang Puppy”.
– He picked his hands and mouth as his charming points.
– Kim Taerae often calls himself in the third person.
– His father works at Nonghyup.
– He is in charge of being the sweet voice of the group. (Halmyungsoo)
– His specialty also includes singing in high-pitched music.
– He and Taerae (TEMPEST) have the same birth name.
– “A love begins with a confession” is his favorite song.


– Kim Taeraee is currently a trainee under WAKEONE.
– He has a trainee period of 2 years and 1 month before participating in BOYS PLANET.
– He ranked sixth and won the final round in BOYS PLANET with 1,349,595 votes.
– Kim Taerae is a former trainee at SM Entertainment.

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