A Beginner’s Guide To NCT 127: Fun Facts Every NCTzen Should Know About Each Of The Members
With NCT 127 just recently dropping their latest album, Favorite (which is a repackaged version of their previous album, Sticker), it wouldn’t be a surprise if many people are discovering this talented K-Pop group around this time! There’s a lot to know about each of the group’s ten members, and while we certainly can’t list everything we know about them here, this list should give you some interesting and fun facts about them all! Old and new fans alike might learn something from this list, and maybe it will even help you choose a bias (or find a bias wrecker!).
Born on June 14, 1994 (making him a Gemini) in Seoul, Taeil (full name Moon Taeil) is 27 years old and is the main vocalist of NCT 127. He’s 171cm (or 5’7″) tall, his blood type is O, and his representative emoji is 🌕.
He has one younger sister, who is three years younger than him, and they seem to have a cute and playful relationship together, though it sounds like things were difficult sometimes when Taeil’s idol schedule kept him too busy to see her or his family.
When he was younger, he wanted to be a zookeeper, but he followed the idol path instead and also knows how to play guitar and piano. His motto is “be relaxed or free”, he has said he wants to get married when he’s 34, and his ideal type is “Someone cute; he prefers short bob hair style”.
Born on February 9, 1995 (making him an Aquarius) in Chicago, Johnny (full name Seo Youngho/John Suh) is 26 years old and is the lead dancer, vocalist, and rapper of NCT 127. He’s 184cm (or 6′) tall, his blood type is B, and his representative emoji is 🐱.
Johnny is one of NCT 127’s members that doesn’t have any siblings! He was accepted into SM Entertainment in 2007 and was originally planning to debut with EXO, but he didn’t feel ready at their debut time and decided to wait instead.
When he was younger, he wanted to be an actor or a veterinarian, but he was also in his school choir and can play piano. His motto is “let’s have fun”, he’s said to be the most romantic member of NCT, and he doesn’t have an ideal type.
Born on July 1, 1995 (making him a Cancer) in Seoul, Taeyong (full name Lee Taeyong) is 26 years old and is the leader, main dancer, rapper, vocalist, and visual of NCT 127. He’s 175cm (or 5’9″) tall, his blood type is O, and his representative emoji is 🌹.
Taeyong is one of the members of NCT that has an older sister. He hasn’t said how much older she is or her name, but she was married not too long ago, and Johnny attending the ceremony along with Taeyong!
His favorite subject in school was art, and he joined SM Entertainment as a trainee in 2012, where his dance teachers actually called him hopeless at first! His motto is “let’s be good people”, has written over 30 songs for NCT, and his ideal type is “someone who can teach me, lead me, and make up for my flaws”.
Born on October 26, 1995 (making him a Scorpio) in Osaka, Japan, Yuta (full name Nakamoto Yuta) is 26 years old and is the lead dancer, vocalist, and rapper of NCT 127. He’s 176cm (or 5’9″) tall, his blood type is A, and his representative emoji is 🐙.
Yuta has both an older and a younger sister in his family! His older sister, Momoka, was born in 1994, while his younger sister, Haruna, was born in 2000, making them 1 year older and 5 years younger than Yuta.
The song that made Yuta want to be an idol is “Something” by TVXQ, and after he joined SM Entertainment, he trained for 3 years and 3 months. His motto is “Let’s do it right now!!”, has said that he becomes a “bad guy” when he wants to flirt with a girl, and his ideal type is “a girl who has short hair, 15cm shorter than him, has empathy towards people and does not ‘act pretty'”.
Born on February 1, 1996 (making him an Aquarius) in Seoul, Doyoung (full name Kim Dongyoung) is 25 years old and is the main vocalist of NCT 127. He’s 178cm (or 5’10”) tall, his blood type is B, and his representative emoji is 🐰.
Doyoung is one of two members that has one older brother, and his sibling, Gong Myung, is quite the celebrity himself! Gong Myung is about two years older than Doyoung, and is an actor as well as a former member of 5urprise, an actor-idol group comprised of 5 members who were also actors.
Doyoung won first place in a singing contest in his province when he was in school, and can also play the flute and bass. He has said if he wasn’t a singer, he would be a baker, the song that made him want to become an idol was “Wild Flower” by Park Hyoshin, and his ideal type is “someone who is polite”.
Born on February 14, 1997 (making him an Aquarius) in Seoul, Jaehyun (full name Jeong Yoonoh) is 24 years old and is the lead vocalist, lead dancer, rapper, and visual of NCT 127. He’s 180cm (or 5’11”) tall, his blood type is A, and his representative emoji is 🍑.
Jaehyun is another member of NCT 127 that is an only child! He also lived in Connecticut between the ages of 5 and 10, where he had the English name “Jay”.
His motto is “to become someone big”, is the only baritone in NCT 127’s vocal line, and his ideal type is “a woman with straight and long hair, can communicate well with him, is kind, someone he can depend on, is healthy and into sports, and is usually calm but can also be cute. He doesn’t care if that person is older or younger”.
Born on October 28, 1997 (making him a Scorpio) in Wenzhou, China, WinWin (full name Dong Sicheng) is 23 years old and is the lead dancer and vocalist of NCT 127. He’s 178cm (or 5’10”) tall, his blood type is B, and his representative emoji is 🐥.
WinWin has an older sister that’s quite a bit older than him, born in 1985, and she was reportedly born in and at one point was (and possibly still is) living in New Zealand.
The song that made WinWin want to become an idol was EXO’s “Growl”, and he considers the members of the group to be his role models. He’s the most flexible member of NCT 127, has two dogs named Figure and Penny, and his ideal type is “someone who has long black hair”.
Born on February 19, 1998 (making him a Pisces) in Sanbon-dong, Jungwoo (full name Kim Jungwoo) is 23 years old and is the lead vocalist and lead dancer of NCT 127. He’s 180cm (or 5’11”) tall, his blood type is AB, and his representative emoji is 🐶.
There’s actually conflicting evidence whether Jungwoo is an only child or if he has an older sister, as neither have been 100% confirmed!
He joined SM Entertainment through their weekly auditions, and trained for over 3 years before debuting. The song that made him want to be an idol was “All In It” by Justin Bieber, he enjoys cleaning and playing sports, and he hasn’t expressed his ideal type.
Born on August 2, 1999 (making him a Leo) in Toronto, Canada, Mark (full name Mark Lee/Lee Minhyung) is 22 years old and is the main rapper, lead dancer, and vocalist of NCT 127. He’s 174cm (or 5’9″) tall, his blood type is A, and his representative emoji is 🐯.
Mark has an older brother in his family, and interestingly, his brother was apparently the one that wanted to audition for SM Entertainment and Mark followed him to the audition. His older brother didn’t pass the audition while Mark, of course, did!
Mark was a trainee at SM Entertainment for four years before debuting, and when he was younger, he wanted to be an author or ice cream man! It was Michael Jackson‘s song “Man in the Mirror” that made him want to be an idol, has lived in four cities in his life (Toronto, Vancouver, New York, and Seoul), and his ideal type is also “someone who has long black hair”.
Born on June 6, 2000 (making him a Gemini) in Seoul, Haechan (full name Lee Donghyuck) is 21 years old and is the lead vocalist, rapper, and maknae of NCT 127. He’s 174cm (or 5’9″) tall, his blood type is AB, and his representative emoji is 🐻.
Haechan has two younger brothers, as well as a younger sister! His brothers were born in 2002 and 2007, making them 2 years and 7 years younger than Haechan, but his sister’s birth year is not known.
He joined SM Entertainment through their weekly auditions with his mother’s encouragement, where he auditioned with “Hello” by Huh Gak. He’s the mood-maker of the group and is said to be the member with the cutest personality, SHINee‘s “Replay” was the song that made him want to be an idol, and his ideal type is “someone with good vocals, an easy-to-listen to voice, and short hair”.