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Taki (&TEAM) Profile, Bio, & Facts 


Taki (타키) is a Japanese singer and a member of the boy group &TEAM under HYBE Labels Japan.

Taki (&TEAM) Profile

Stage NameTaki (타키)
Birth NameTakayma Riki (高山りき)
BirthdayMay 4, 2005
Active Years2020–present
Age19 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignTaurus
Height171 cm (5’7″)
Blood TypeB

Taki (&TEAM) Facts:

Early Life

– He hails from Japan.

Personal Life

– He has a younger sister.
– His family used to call him Bu-chan. (&TEAM)
– He is currently enrolled in Correspondence High School.
– He was introduced in the 3rd batch of applicants on June 3rd, 2020 KST.
– Taki’s Chinese zodiac sign is the Rooster.
– When he is with Harua and Maki, he feels like he is back in school. (Weverse Magazine)
– His role model is Suga from BTS.
– If he could only listen to one song for the rest of his life, it would be ‘Blood, Sweat & Tears’ by BTS.
– He used to live by the ocean.
– He describes his personality in one word as joy/fun.
– Travelling around the world is on his bucket list.
– He and Niki trained together before their appearance on I-Land.
– During the show, Taki formed a close bond with K.
– He would like to go to Europe. (&TEAM)
– Fans of his are unofficially called Takoyaki’s.
– Since his elimination, he has gained numerous fanbases online.
Nicholas always notices when Taki is depressed. (Weverse Magazine)
– Due to his youthful appearance and goofy personality, fans considered him the fake maknae (youngest) of I-Land.
– When they were trainees, he was referred to as “Riki A”.
– He enjoys playing Splatoon. (Teen Vogue)
– He started dancing at the age of 10 and is good at street dancing.


– Before joining I-Land, he trained at Be:Lift for 10 months.
– On June 3, 2020, Taki was introduced as a participant in the I-LAND, a survival show by CJ ENM and Big Hit Entertainment.
– In the first episode, he successfully entered “I-LAND” with 22 votes.
– Unfortunately, he faced elimination in the second episode, receiving 9 votes and being placed in “Ground.”
– However, he was given another chance in the third episode when producers selected six participants from “Ground” to return to “I-LAND.”
– He was voted back to “Ground” as K used his elimination exemption coupon to save another contestant.
– On the seventh episode, he secured the tenth position in global votes, advancing to Part 2 as one of the final 12 contestants.
– In the eighth episode, he led a unit performing “Fake Love” by BTS, earning immunity for all members from elimination.
– In the eighth episode got eliminated, finishing in 11th place.
– On January 1, 2021, he was revealed as a member of &TEAM, the Global Debut Project boy group under HYBE Labels Japan, set to debut in 2022.
– In 2022, he joined HYBE Labels Japan’s &AUDITION – The Howling -.
– He debuted with &TEAM on December 7, 2022, with the release of the mini album “First Howling: ME.”

Likes & Dislikes

– His favourite food is Samgyeopsal.
– He likes the blue colour.
– His favourite season is spring.
– He likes seafood.

Taki Photos

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