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Taerae (TEMPEST) Profile, Bio, and Facts


Taerae (태래) is a South Korean rapper and a member of the K-pop boy group TEMPEST under Yuehua Entertainment.

Taerae (TEMPEST) Profile

Stage NameTaerae (태래)
Birth NameKim Tae-rae (김태래)
BirthdayMay 9, 2002
Active Years2022–present
Age21 (in May 2023)
Zodiac SignTaurus
Height181 cm (5’11”)
Blood TypeO


Taerae (TEMPEST) Facts

Early Life

– Taerae was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– He spent his childhood in Hongseong, Chungcheongnam-do.
– He went to Hongseong Elementary School.
– He transferred from Hongju High School and graduated from Sehyun High School.
– He was a member of the theater/drama club at his school.

Personal Life

– Taerae frequently shares inside stories and experiences within TEMPEST.
– He has a younger brother.
– In school, he dreamed of becoming an actor and loved theater.
– He carries minimal items in his bag and always carries AirPods and snacks.
– His training period was short compared to other members.
– His motto is “There are times when giving up quickly is good.”
– He is roommates with Hyeongseop and Eunchan.
– He drew attention before his debut due to having unique real name. Only 20 people in the country use the name “Taerae” as of January 2022.
– He frequently writes using the third person, even in fan messages on the fancafe.
– His official emoticon is an owl (🦉), because members say he resembles an owl.
– He is the eldest son in his family but is the maknae in the group.
– Taerae is the second tallest member in TEMPEST after Eunchan.
– He worked in the theater department and had a minor role in the movie ‘Moonlit Winter’ in 2019 when he was in Hongju High School.
– He is known for having a lot of aegyo (cute behaviors).
– He said his hometown is 50% Seoul and 50% Chungcheongnam-do.
– To Taerae, TEMPEST symbolizes the discovery of his new self.
– His key word is HAPPINESS in TEMPEST.
– He is popular for his handsome appearance.


– Taerae is the rapper and maknae in the group “TEMPEST”.
– He used to train at Starship Entertainment.

Likes & Dislikes

– His favorite movie is Veteran.
– His favorite colors are red and light green.
– He enjoys collecting miniatures in his free time.
– His favorite video game is Animal Crossing, and he likes the character Apple.
– Fall is his favorite season.

Food Preferences

– His favorite foods include rice cake, watermelon, shikhye, peach, and yogurt.
– He dislikes pickled peppers and mint chocolate.
– He doesn’t like spicy food.
– He likes the Schwieburger at McDonald’s, even though he’s not a big fan of hamburgers.
– He likes Hawaiian pizza.
– He hates Gojuchang (Red Chilli Paste).
– He enjoys eating shaved ice, especially mango and melon flavors.


– He has several nicknames including Taerae-ging, Taetriever (Taerae + Retriever), Noctowl, and Kim Happiness.
– He is nicknamed “Tsuntaerae” (Tsundere + Tae-rae) because he listens to the olders members even when he appears indifferent.
– Fans nicknamed him “Taeraetubi” (Taerae + Teletubbies) because of his cute personality.


– He can mimic drone sounds.
– He and Hwarang are the only left-handed members in TEMPEST.
– He is known as the fastest and heaviest sleeper in the group.
– His special skills include kendo and flying a drone.
– In TEMPEST, Taerae is known to have good eyesight and ranks last in eating Tteokgguk.

Personality & Habits

– He describes himself in seven syllables: “The more you’re into me, the more you fall in my charms.”
– He often refers to himself in the third person.
– He is known for his quiet and bright style.
– His MBTI Type changed from ESFP-A to ISTJ.

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon

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