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Yuta Nakamoto (NCT) Profile, Bio, & Facts

Yuta NCT

Yuta Nakamoto (유타) is a South Korean singer, rapper, and a member of the boy group NCT under SM Entertainment. He is a member of the NCT subunits, NCT U and NCT 127.

Yuta (NCT) Profile

Stage NameYuta (유타)
Birth NameNakamoto Yuta (中本悠太)
OccupationSinger, rapper
BirthdayOctober 26, 1995
Active Years2013–present
Age28 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignScorpio
Height176 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight60 kg (130 lb)
Blood TypeA

Yuta (NCT) Facts:

Early Life

– Yuta is from Kadoma, Osaka, Japan.
– he went to Tsurumi Commercial High School but later dropped out.
– He graduated from Yashima Gakuen University International High School.

Personal Life

– His shoe size is 265mm.
– He wanted to become an idol after listening to TVXQ’s “Something”.
– He has two sisters, born in 1994 and 2000.
– He has a dog named Rapunzel.
– His Indonesian name is “Yuda”. (detikcom)
– He fluently speaks Korean and Japanese.
– His Chinese zodiac sign is Pig.
– He is SM’s first Japanese idol.
– In his free time during global tours, he goes out to eat at restaurants with the other members. (MMTG)
– He was a huge fan of TVXQ when he was young. (Anan Magazine)
– His specialty includes playing football and dancing.
– Some of his hobbies are watching videos, reading comments saying how handsome he is, reading comics and working out.
– The hardest part of being a trainee was when he couldn’t see the results of his practice even when he had tried his best. (GINGER)
– If Winwin doesn’t watch animations with him he gets sad.
– His ideal type is a girl who is 15cm shorter than him, has empathy towards people, has short hair, and does not “act pretty”.
– He drinks Iced Americano three times every day. (GQ Japan)
– His position in NCT can be described as a Can Do Everything.
– He is a former soccer player.
– He would like to try out rock music as its a genre he likes a lot. (SCMP)
– He has a habit of not sleeping with pillows.
– His motto is “Let’s do it right!”.
– Jungwoo said that Yuta can be forgetful at times and often loses his belongings. (NCT 127 Official Book Vol. 3)


– Yuta is a Dancer, Vocalist, and Rapper of NCT.
– He serves as the Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist, and Sub Rapper in NCT 127.
– His training period was 3 years and 3 months.
– He passed the SM’s Japan Global Audition.
– He made his appearances in TV Shows like EXO 902014, Idol Party, Abnormal Summit and NCT 127 YUTA at Home.
– He made his debut movie in 2022 named “HIGH&LOW THE WORST”.
– He also was cast in the 2023 Kdrama “Cool and Stupid Guy” which was his debut feature film.
– He has been on many magazine covers like MEN’S NON-NO, SPUR, GINGER, GQ JAPAN, ELLE JAPAN, HIGHSNOBIETY JAPAN, ELLE JAPAN etc.
– He also has been on covers for ぴあMUSIC COMPLEX, anan, Numero TOKYO, Oggi, awesome!, CUT, FORBES JAPAN, NIKKEI ENTERTAINMENT and AREA.

Likes & Dislikes

– He loves playing soccer.
– In jewellery, earrings are his favourite.
– He enjoys hanging out with his friends.
– Yellow is his favourite colour.
– His favorite band is L’Arc-en-ciel. (Nylon)
– Sci-fi is his favorite movie genre.
– His preferred holiday is Christmas.
– One OK Rock is his favourite musician.
– He hates rain.
– He dislikes doing nothing.
– Min Jeong Lee is his favorite actress.

Food Preferences

– His favourite food is tteokbokki.
– Watermelon is his favourite fruit.
– He enjoys green tea cake.
– He loves bento.
– He likes drinking vegetable juice every day.
– He occasionally eats takoyaki.
– He really likes crab meat fried rice.


– Yuta has many nicknames including Guardian of Takoyaki, Osaka Prince, Takoyaki Prince, Yakisoba Prince, Naga Corridor Yuta, Cherrymoto Yuta, Touchmoto Yuta, Healing Smile, Quote Maker, Squirtle, Mountain Man, Ryan, and Yuta Tsukamoto.

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Streaming Platform Links
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