Concept photo for
Lee Tae-min (이태민)
Seoul, South Korea
177 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Singer, lyricist, actor
May 22, 2008
(SHINee) October 4, 2019 (SuperM)
August 18, 2014
JP: Taemin (태민) is a South Korean singer and actor under SM Entertainment. He is the maknae of the boy group SHINee and a member of the supergroup SuperM.
He made his solo debut on August 18, 2014 with the mini album
2008: Debut with SHINee
On May 25, 2008, he debuted as a member of
SHINee with the group's first mini album .
2014: Solo debut
He made his debut as a solo artist on August 18, 2014 with his first mini album
2019: Debut with SuperM
On August 4, 2019, he was revealed as a member of the supergroup
SuperM. The group debuted on October 4 with their  self-titled mini album.
In March 2011, he transferred from Chungdam High School to Hanlim Multi Arts School to accommodate for
SHINee's Japanese promotions. He graduated on February 10, 2012, but was unable to attend the ceremony due to group promotions. 
For college, he attended Myongji University where he majored in Musical and Film.
On April 19, 2021, Taemin revealed he will be the final member of SHINee to enlist as a member of the military band on May 31.
On January 14, 2022, it was announced that Taemin would finish the rest of his military service as a public service worker due to worsening symptoms of depression, anxiety and panic disorder.  He is set to be discharged on March 2, 2023.
Final Life OST ("What's This Feeling", "I'm Crying") (2017)
All credits adapted from KOMCA, unless stated. 
"Press Your Number"
Press It Writing
"Day and Night"
The Story of Light EP.3 Writing
" Sunny Side"
Never Gonna Dance Again : Prologue"
Never Gonna Dance Again : Act 2
"Think Of You"
He is a Roman Catholic; his baptismal name is Francesco.
 He is close friends with
Kai, Timoteo, Ha Sung Woon, Jimin, and Ravi.
 The group is often called the "Friendship Parkas Squad" or the "Parka Squad" because they all have matching parkas.  Taemin was the first SHINee member to debut solo.
He is a big fan of Sia and Michael Jackson.
  He's not good at cooking.
 He purchased a house for his parents.
 His favorite color is purple.
 He doesn't like cucumbers.
 He has a grey and white cat named Kkoong. 
Main article: Taemin/Gallery
SHINee • Onew • Key • Minho Taemin Jonghyun
Concerts and tours
Tours SHINee World • SHINee World II • SHINee World III • SHINee World IV • SHINee World V Japan tours SHINee World 2012 • SHINee World 2013 ~Boys Meet U~ • SHINee World 2014 ~I'm Your Boy~ • SHINee World 2016 ~DxDxD~ • SHINee World 2017 ~Five~ • SHINee World The Best 2018 ~From Now On~ Fanmeetings Online concerts