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NIEL Profile, Bio, and Facts


NIEL (니엘) is a South Korean Kpop singer, songwriter, actor and a member of the boy group “Teen Top”. He made his solo debut with EP “oNiely” on February 16, 2015. He is under the label NEW ENTRY.

NIEL Kpop Profile

Stage Name: NIEL (니엘)
Birth Name: Ahn Daniel (안다니엘)
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Actor
Birthday: 16th August, 1994
Active Years: 2004–present
Age 54 (in May 2024)
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 178 cm (5’10’’)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: A

NIEL Facts:

Early Life

– Niel was born in Taean, South Korea.
– He went to Heungjin High School.
– He graduated from Kangdong University.

Personal Life

– Niel had been in acting since childhood.
– He enjoys watching soccer.
– He does not like drinking alcohol.
– He relieves his stress by irritating one of his group members, Ricky.
– According to him, he was not born with good vocals and had to work hard.
– He has two tattoos on his body.
– In the early days, he was called a “speaking fool” due to his slurred speech.
– His family consists of his parents and two brothers.
– He has his lips 3cm wide.
– He was on the soccer team during his elementary school days.
– He is famously known as “Thick Lips”.
– His hobbies include listening to music.
– He had been friends with Infinite’s Sungyeol.
– He is known for his slender figure.
– In his younger days, he used to admire Se7en.
– He considers a woman with a pretty smile to be his ideal type.
– He shares his dorm room with Rocky.
– He has a type that does not gain weight.
– He plays a lot of video games and even bought himself a PC.
– He is one of the loudest members.
– His MBTI is INFP.


– He debuted as a main vocalist and face of “Teen Top” under TOP Media.
– Before his debut, Niel appeared in the ”Please” Musical.
– He auditioned in the Lotte World audition.
– He had been in TOP Media for 12 years.
– He was included in a one time unit named Dramatic BLUE with Infinite’s Woohyun, MBLAQ’s G.O, Highlight’s Yoseob, and Jo Kwon.
– He collaborated with Ailee, EXO, and SISTAR to sing a theme song for a special program of KBS.
– His debut song “Lovekiller” won him two music shows.
– He is still a member of TEEN TOP despite leaving TOP Media.
– One of his solo songs “Affogato” is composed by him.
– He appeared in SBS 2005 drama “The Return of Single”.
– He also acted in a drama musical titled “Alter Boyz” in 2017.
– He was cast as a lead role in the movie “Swag” in 2018.
– He has won a gold medal in the category of high jump.
– He also took part as a contestant in “King of The Masked Singer”.
– His most famous songs include Love Killer (feat. Dok2), A to Z, and Love affair.

Social Media Handles

Instagram: i_know_niel
Youtube: 니엘 NIEL
Twitter: NEWENTRY_Niel
TikTok: i_know_niel

Streaming Platform Links

Genie | Spotify | Melon | Apple Music

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