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Taedong (OMEGA X) Profile, Bio, & Facts

Taedong (OMEGA X)

Taedong (태동) is a South Korean singer, lyricist and a member of the Kpop boy group OMEGA X under IPQ Entertainment. He is a former member of the boy group GIDONGDAE.

Taedong (OMEGA X) Profile

Stage NameTaedong (태동)
Birth NameKim Tae Dong (김태동)
OccupationSinger, Lyricist
BirthdayNovember 7, 1997
Active Years2016–present
Age26 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignScorpio
Height177 cm (5’10”)
Blood TypeO

Taedong (OMEGA X) Facts:

Early Life

– He was born in Yulchon-ri, Daesin-myeon, Yeoju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– He graduated from Gyeonggi Tourism High School.
– He dropped out from Myongji University Social Education Institute (Department of Practical Dance).

Personal Life

– His family consists of his parents and two older sisters
– He has a dog named Bori and a hamster named Ssal-i.
– The best advice he has ever received is if he is slumping down and tired he is doing well as he has worked hard and needs to be patient. (Naluda Magazine)
– He wakes up early to prepare for the day.
– Taedong and Sebin are considered the ‘mothers’ of the group and Sebin handles cooking, while he takes charge of cleaning.
– He wanted to be an idol because he used to listen to a lot of Kpop songs with older sisters like TVXQ, BEAST and EXO since he was little and one day he had an opportunity to dance after which he dreamed of becoming an idol. (Kstyle)
– He used to work part-time at a café.
– He has a neat dressing style according to the members.
– He is considered to have the best fashion style in the group. (Seventeen)
– He gets songwriting inspiration from his daily life and emotions.
– He and Jaeyun have a unique posture when using phones according to the members.
– He is passionate about food and was picked as the biggest food in the group.
– Taedong used to be called ‘Dong-tae’ (frozen pollack) when he was young. He is also called ‘Dong’ or ‘Ko-dong’ because of his charming nose.  
– He usually plays console games and looks for furniture and interiors in his free time.  
– He always fails  ‘One Bound’, a practice where all the members have to bounce the ball once and pass it, the member who fails has to clean the practice room.  (KOREAN COWBOYS)


– Taedong was introduced as the fifth member of OMEGA X.
– He was a constestant on the survival show BOYS24.
– He participated in Produce 101 Season 2 and his final rank was 30th.
– He was a member of the group GIDONGDAE.
– He was previously under Major Nine Entertainment and was about to debut with JBJ but couldn’t due to issues with the company. He accused them of mistreatment and attempted to terminate his contract. Later after many discussions, he retracted his accusations and continued as a trainee with the company.
– He left Major Nine Entertainment and signed with 2Y Entertainment, debuting in the group GIDONGDAE on June 1, 2020. The group was disbanded on January 12, 2021.
– He joined Spire Entertainment in 2021 and left in 2023.

Likes & Dislikes

– His favorite movie is ‘The Most Beautiful Goodbye’.  (Kpopmap)
– He likes cleaning and tidying up.
– His favorite time of the day is from midnight to 3 am.
– He likes horror movies.
– His favorite color is purple because it gives off a dreamy feeling.  
– He dislikes noisy and crowded places the most. (Celeb Confirmed EP. 3)
– His favorite snack is strawberry latte.  

Instagram: tae_____dong

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon  

Taedong Photos

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