Posted by : Erhan Yusuf Monday, 4 March 2013
- KIM TAEYEON (태연)
- Stage Name: Kid Leader TAEYEON (꼬꼬마 리더 태연 – ggoggoma leader Taeyeon)
Birth Name: Kim Tae-yeon (김태연)
Nicknames: Taeng, Taengoo (Taeng9), Tete, Kid Leader, ByunTaeng (pervert Taeng),JumTaeng
- Position: Leader & Main Vocalist
Date of Birth: March 9, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
- Bloodtype: O
Sibling(s): 1 older brother (Kim Ji-woong), 1 younger sister (Kim Ha-yeon)
- Language: Korean (Fluent), English, Chinese (Basic), Japanese (Basic)
- Specialty: Trot
- Casted: 2004 SM 8th Annual Best Contest (Best Singer 1st Place Grand Award)
- Hobbies : Swimming
Interests: Makeup, Perfume, Music
Casted: 2004 8th Annual Best Contest (Best Singer 1st Place & Grand Award)
Attended SM Academy
-2004 Featured in The One's song "You Bring Me Joy"
Fancafe: http://cafe.daum.net/KTY612 [SMART]
- School: Jeonju Art High School (전주예술고고등학교) [graduated]
- Training Duration: 3 Years 3 Months
- 2004 Featured with The One ‘You Bring me Joy‘ (Part 2)
- 2007 CF Gamevile Mobile Stone in the Water
- 2008 DJ for MBC ‘Kangin & Taeyeon’s Chinhan Chingu’ (with Super Junior Kangin)
- 2008 OST for KBS drama Hong Gil Dong ‘If (Manyage/ 만약에)‘
- 2008 MV Lee Byul – ‘Forever‘
- 2008 OST for MBC drama Beethoven Virus ‘Can You Hear Me‘
- 2009 Variety show MBC ‘We Got Married‘(with Jung Hyung-don)
- 2009 DJ for MBC radio ‘Taeyeon’s Chinhan Chingu’
- - 2009 OST for MBC drama Heading to the Ground ‘It’s Love‘ (with Sunny)
- 2009 Model for ‘A-Solution’ cosmetic (with Tiffany)
- 2009 CF ‘Post Cereal‘ (with Tiffany & Sooyoung)
- 2010 MC for KBS2 talk show ‘Seung Seung Jang Goo (Win Win)’- 2010 Musical ‘Midnight Sun’ from the movie ‘Taiyou no Uta‘ (as Kaoru Amane)
- 2010 Voice Actor for ‘Despicable Me‘ Korean title: ‘Superbad’ (as Margo)
- 2010 Featured with The One ‘Like a Star‘- 2011 OST for SBS drama Athena: Goddess of War ‘I Love You‘
- 2011 Featured with Kim Bum-soo ‘Different‘
- - 2012 OST for MBC Drama ''Missing You Like Crazy''
- Despite her kid-like appearance, Taeyeon is the oldest member and leader of SNSD.
- Taeyeon is considered as the best singer of SNSD.
- Taeyeon is the SNSD member with the largest fanbase. Her fanbase is the largest among female idol singers in Korea.
- Her vocal mentor is The One who praised her as his most memorable student. Prior to SNSD, 15-year-old Taeyeon was featured on his song called ‘You Bring Me Joy (Part 2)’. Six years later in late 2010 the teacher-student duo re-teamed for a hit single ‘Like a Star’.
- Taeyeon is nicknamed as “OST Queen” because she has numerous of #1 hit drama soundtracks.
- Her hometown is Jeonrado Jeonju.
- Taeyeon’s parents own a optical shop in Jeonju.
- She made her musical debut as Kaoru Amane in Midnight Sun, a musical adaptation of movie ‘Taiyou no Uta’. She learned how to play guitar for that role.
- Taeyeon collects perfumes.
- Taeyeon’s favorite color is purple.
- Taeyeon has a infamous self-explanatory nickname, which is “Byuntaeng” (byuntae +taengoo, “byuntae” means “pervert”).
- She once stated that her ideal man is Vegeta of manga/anime Dragon Ball.
- Tayeon loves jelly, gummy worms and the likes.
Favorite Song from Girls' Generation : Merry-Go-Round
Favorite Pajamas type : Long Sleeved
Hairstyle for Future Partner : Clean-Cut
Qualities for Future Partner : Positive & Humorous Guy
Special Habits : Needs to take down what to do, loves to talk incessantly, sleeps with eyes open & in a yoga position
Favorite Fruits : Orange, Apple, Strawberry, Tomato
Favorite Male Artists : Kim Dong Wan , Kang Dong Won, Yoon Kye Sang
Favorite Female Artists : Han Ga In , Kim Tae Hee
Future Hopes : To be a very good live performer
Favorite Numbers : 22 (on the GG Jumper), 3, 6, 9
Favorite Drink: Black Soya
Best Dish (that she can make) : Omelet Rice
Favorite Snack: Kancho Black Sesame Flavor & Yanggeng
Favorite Animal: Puppies, Cat, Tiger
Favorite Plant: Cactus
Favorite Season: Winter
Favorite Subjects : Science, English, Hangul, Sports
Countries She wants to most visit : Japan, England, and America
Favorite Flower: Any flower that is purple
Happiest Time of the Day: At night sleeping
Weak Point : Can't remember very well, poor memory
Motto : Never Do Things You Will Regret
Favorite Color: Light Blue, Purple-Blue
Most Interesting Movie : National Treasure
Most Interesting Drama : Japanese Dramas
Favorite Manga : Dragon Ball Z (Favorite Character is Vegeta)
Roommate/s : Yoona & Sooyoung [old], Sunny [new]
Trainee Day Roommate/s : Tiffany & Jang Ri In
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