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Moon Taeil (NCT) Profile, Bio, & Facts

Taeil NCT

Moon Taeil (태일) is a South Korean singer and a member of the boy group NCT under SM Entertainment. He is a member of the NCT subunits, NCT U and NCT 127.

Taeil (NCT) Profile

Stage NameTaeil (태일)
Birth NameMoon Tae Il (문태일)
BirthdayJune 14, 1994
Active Years2016–present
Age29 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignGemini
Height171 cm (5’7″)
Weight60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood TypeO

Taeil (NCT) Facts:

Early Life

– Taeil is from Jangan-dong, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
– He went to Seoul Anpyeong Elementary School.
– His middle school was Jangpyeong Middle School.
– He attended Seoul Life Science High School in the Department of Applied Music.
– He went and dropped out of Hanyang University ERICA in the Department of Applied Music.

Personal Life

– Taeil’s MBTI type is ISFP.
– He has a younger sibling born in 1997.
– His shoe size is 250mm.
– He wanted to be a zoo keeper in his younger years.
– His hobbies include watching movies and listening to music.
– His ideal type is someone cute and has a short bob hairstyle.
– His motto is, “Be relaxed or free”.
– In his free time during global tours, he goes to restaurants with other members. (MMTG)
– His turning point in life is when he told all about his worries and thoughts to his parents. (NCT 127 Official Book 6)
– He listens to music whenever he can’t sleep.
– He once said that when he’s 34 years old, he’ll get married.
– When he was in elementary school he learned Aikido, a Japanese modern martial art.
– He wants to switch bodies with Doyoung because of Doyoung’s strong legs.
– He goes to bed around 2 a.m.
– He was roommates with Winwin and Yuta.
– He said that yellow-greenish color makes him relax.
– He picked Johnny as someone he would like to take when going to refund clothes since he doesn’t know as much about it as Johnny. (NCT Home Exhibition)
– The most memorable present he received was a skin lotion.
– Stevie Wonder’s “Lately” song inspired him to become an idol.
– The “Masquerade” movie is his most memorable movie.
– He currently shares a room with Yuta.
– He feels that he resembles Jaehyun in humor. (Self Portrait)
– He finds joy in brushing his teeth and is often humorously referred to as a “toothbrush addict” by Doyoung.
– Despite being the oldest among NCT members, fans consider him the “youngest” due to his youthful appearance.
– He holds a valid driver’s license.
– He treasures a specific blanket from his previous accommodation, finding comfort in its familiarity.
– He often works on his core, back, and hips while working out. (SOHU KOREA)
– He looks up to SUPER JUNIOR’s Kyuhyun.
– He has a fondness for wearing short black shorts and grey hoodies.
– He considers two pivotal moments as the happiest in his life: passing the SM audition and confirming his debut with NCT U, which brought immense joy and relief.
– Initially, he couldn’t eat sushi but developed a liking for it after multiple visits to Japan.
– In 2021, he launched a personal Instagram account that gained an impressive number of followers in record time.


– He serves as the Vocalist in NCT.
– He has the position of main vocalist in NCT 127.
– On October 13th, 2015, he was officially introduced as a part of SMROOKIES.
– He contributed to the lyrics of “Love is a Beauty”. (detikcom)
– He has sung OSTs for God Of Trade, Twenty-five Twenty-one and Love War.
– He has collaborated with Moon Sujin on “That Moon” song.
– In August 2023, he went on hiatus from group activities to focus on recovery after he underwent surgery due to a motorcycle accident. (Soompi)


– He appeared in Sohlhee’s debut single, “Purple”.
– He has appeared on TV Shows like M Countdown, popular music, Mystery music show King of Mask Singer and K-909.

Health & Injuries

– Taeil suffered a left thigh fracture in a motorbike accident and will not be in group activities until August 15, 2023, states SM Entertainment.

Likes & Dislikes

– His favourite number is 1.
– His favourite season is Spring.
– He is a fan of Chelsea F.C.
– He enjoys looking at clear skies and dislikes cloudy weather.
– He hates muscle pain.
– Messi is his favourite soccer player.
– He likes skiing.
– His favorite singer is Stevie Wonder. (Nylon)
– He really dislikes cockroaches.
– His favorite idols are SHINee and Kim Bum Soo.
– He doesn’t like keeping a straight face.
– The person he loves the most is his mom.
– Black is his favourite colour.
– He doesn’t like skinship but doesn’t mind it with Winwin.
– He loves the song by Bobby Kim “Mama”.
– One of his favorite artists is Trey Songz.

Food Preferences

– His favorite food is Pork Belly.
– He enjoys eating ice cream.
– He occasionally eats pizza.
– He loves chicken.
– He likes eating meat.
– He dislikes carrots.
– He doesn’t really eat sushi.
– He dislikes mint chocolate.


– Taeil has many nicknames including Moontal, Angel Out, Daltal, Wootal, Talkkaebi, Pictorial Genius, John Jalbi Performer No. 1, Cheongryang Moon, Cheongryangtal, Taeyomi, Moontail, Bard,  Master singer, human catnip, Lee Hyung, and Girit Hyung.


– He can play the piano and guitar.
– He is skilled in making Korean omelets.
– He was chosen as the best dancer in the group by NCT 127 members. (Buzzfeed Celeb)

Personality & Habits

– Taeil is known for his gentle demeanor and kind personality.
– He often pats fellow members and displays kindness and good listening skills.
– Although he has a soft-spoken personality, he is firm in his preferences and opinions.
– He tends to focus intently on one thing at a time.

Major works

– His has many major works including Starlight, Happier, Ordinary Day, and Stay In My Life.

Instagram: mo.on_air
Youtube: @TAEIL_MOON

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

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