Lee Taemin


Lee Tae-min( Hangul : 이 태 민 ; Hanja : 李 泰 民 ; born July 18, 1993) is a South Korean idol singer , dancer , actor , and promotional model . He is a member of South Korean boy group Shinee under the label of SM Entertainment , as the main dancer and vocalist.

 Recent news about Lee Taemin

  • by ifrit1112  -  July 27, 2017 10:54 AM

    Taemin tops Oricon's daily album chart with his 2nd Japanese mini album

    SHINee'sTaemin has topped Japan's Oricon daily album chart!After the release of his 2nd Japanese mini album 'Flame of Love' on July 18, Taemin immediately ranked #1 on Oricon's daily chart. The mini album contains title song "Flame of Love" as well as "I'm Crying", "Do …

  • by withdonut  -  July 9, 2017 10:40 AM

    SHINee's Taemin to kick off first solo concert in Seoul

    SHINee'sTaeminwill be holding his first solo concert domestically.The singer has already performed his first solo concert in Japan, but this coming August will be his first solo concert in Korea. Taemin recently wrapped up his 'Taemin The First Stage Japan Budokan' with a massive 28,000 fans in…

  • by asianlook  -  July 9, 2017 10:09 AM

    SHINee's Taemin holds first solo concert in Japan

    SHINee'sTaemin held his first solo concert in Japan.He was at the Budokan on July 1st and 2nd, selling out all seats and performing to a total of 28,000 fans. He performed Japanese songs such as "Sayonara Hitori", "Tiger", as well as Japanese versions of his Korean songs &qu…

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 Lee Taemin's Biography

He studied Chinese in Beijing in 2007. In March 2011, Taemin transferred toSeoul Arts High Schoolfrom his previous school,Chung Dam High Schoolto accommodate his hectic schedule for Shinee’s Japanese advancement.He graduated in February 2012 but was unable to make it to the ceremony due to SHINee activities.


Taemin was discovered at the2005 S.M. Open Weekend Audition Casting. In 2008, he was chosen as a member of the group Shinee, the 5-member boy group debuted on May 25, 2008 on SBS's Inkigayo."


In 2009, he played "Goodbye My Love" on piano with 8Eight singing. In 2010, he rapped "Introduce Me a Good Person“ with Key and SNSD's Yoona for SNSD's 1st Asian Tour “Into The New World” in Shanghai. For the "Korean Music Wave In Bangkok 2012" he had a special stage performance with IU . They sangGee,JulietteandHello.To support fellow labelmate, BoA , he danced with her for her comeback stage of "Only One", and several times more after.


Taemin debuted as an actor as Lee Junsu in the sitcomTaehee-Hyegyo-Jihyun!( Korean :"태희혜교지현이!").He later played Kim Sung Jae onMoon Night 90with group member, Key .

Taemin has done cameo/appearances in tv dramas or sitcoms likeAthena,High Kick! 3andSalamander Guru and The Shadows.

Voice Acting

In December 2011, Taemin took part as voice actor for the Korean animated movie calledThe Outbackas the main character, Johnny, a white koala turned hero, along with fellow labelmate, Girls' Generation 's Sunny .

Television shows

Taemin has appeared on television shows such asIdol Maknae Rebellionas a guest star alongside his Shinee group mates Key, Jonghyun, and Onew in several episodes. He appeared together with other idol group members, including Dongho from U-KISS, Shorry J from Mighty Mouth, Jinwoon from 2AM, Yunhwa from T-Max, Seunghyun from F.T. Island, and Mir from MBLAQ.

In January 2012, Taemin join Immortal Song 2and made history as the first singer since “Immortal Song 2” broadcast to have a tie among the participants. At that time, Taemin performed "Mapo Terminal" fromSilver Bell Sisterand competed with musical actor Im Taekyung, both garnered 376 votes.

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 Lee Taemin's Discography

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 Lee Taemin's Filmography


YearTitleRoleOther notes
2012 The Outback Johnny(voice-actor) Korean version

Television dramas

2009 Tae Hee, Hye Kyo, Ji Hyun Junsu MBC
2010 Athena: Goddess of War Himself (cameo) SBS
2011 Moon Night 90 Kim Sung Jae MNet
2011 High Kick! 3 Taemin (cameo) MBC
2012 Salamander Guru and The Shadows Master of Disguise (cameo) SBS

Television shows

2010 Invincible Youth Himself KBS
2010 Let's Go Dream Team! Season 2 Himself KBS
2010 Shall We Dance Himself KBS
2012 Immortal Song 2 Himself KBS

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