Jaemin (재민) is a South Korean singer and actor under SM Entertainment. He is a member of the boy group NCT and its sub-units NCT Dream and NCT U.



In 2013, he was street-casted by SM Entertainment‘s staff when he was working at a volunteering event.[citation needed]

In 2014, he participated with other SMROOKIES members on the show Exo 90:2014, where they performed songs from the 90s. He was featured in many SMROOKIES event such as the Rookies Station, & SMTOWN Live World Tour IV, before he was introduced on April 22, 2015.

He was then featured as a member on the Disney Channel Korea show The Mickey Mouse Club with fellow SMROOKIES members,[1] the show aired from July 23 to December 17, 2015.

2016–2017: NCT Dream and hiatus

Jaemin was introduced as the final member of the third sub-unit of NCT, NCT Dream, on August 22, 2016.[2] He officially debuted with the group on August 25, 2016, with the single "Chewing Gum". He was unable to attend the 2016 MAMA with the group and went on a hiatus as he was receiving treatment for his herniated disc.[3]

On August 13, 2017, Jaemin left a message on the NCT website thanking his fans for the birthday wishes and asking the fans to support NCT Dream on their then-upcoming mini-album We Young.[4]

2018–present: NCT 2018

On February 2, 2018, a promotional picture of Jaemin was shared on NCT's Instagram account for the album NCT 2018 Empathy.[5] This was to be Jaemin's first release since his debut with NCT Dream in August of 2016.



Writing credits

Year Artist Song Album Type
2018 NCT Dream "Dear Dream" We Go Up Writing
2019 "119" We Boom
"Bye My First.."
"Best Friend"
2020 NCT Dream "Puzzle Piece" Reload Writing


Reality show

  • Exo 90:2014 (Mnet, 2014) - guest (with SMROOKIES)

Web dramas

  • A-TEEN (Naver TV Cast, 2018) - cameo (with Jeno)
  • The Way I Hate You (JTBC, 2019)

Variety shows

  • The Mickey Mouse Club (Disney Channel Korea, 2015) - Mouseketeer
  • My 100 Hours Puberty (tvN, 2018-2019)
  • Shall We Play Together? GG! (Channel A, 2019)


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