TAEHYUN is a member of the K-pop boy band TOMORROW X TOGETHER (TXT).


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NameTAEHYUN | 태현
Full NameKang Taehyun | 강태현 | 姜太顯
Date of BirthFebruary 5, 2002
Place of BirthYeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
HometownDaechi-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Height177cm | 5′-10″
Shoe Size265mm
Blood TypeA
FamilyMother, Father, Older Sister, Hobak (cat)
EducationHanlim Arts School
Eonbuk Middle School
Hakdong Elementary School
Years Active2019 – present
Labelbighit music




  • Taehyun was introduced as the fourth member of Tomorrow X Together on January 18, 2019.
  • He was discovered on the street by a casting director of Big Hit Entertainment.
  • He sang Kim Jaejoong’s song for his audition.
  • Taehyun got into Big Hit on March 1, 2016 and made his debut as a member of TXT on March 4, 2019.
  • Training Period: 3 years
  • He was born in Yeoksam-dong and raised in Daechi-dong.
  • Taehyun was a child model.
  • He was scouted by 20 different entertainment companies on his entrance ceremony day for Hanlim Arts School.
  • Hanlim Arts School audition song: Sing For You by EXO
  • He graduated from Hanlim Arts School (Department of Applied Music) in February 2021.
  • He is left-handed.
  • Hobby: soccer
  • Role Model: TAEMIN (SHINee, SuperM)
  • His Dream Jobs: Wizard (elementary school) → Magician (middle school)
  • If he had not made it as a K-pop idol, he would have become a professor.
  • He is allergic to soy milk.
  • He knows how to swim.
  • He likes walking.
  • He does not like bell pepper and asparagus.


  • Sarangdoongee (lovely)
  • Squirrel


  • Beverage: Sprite
  • Coffee: iced caramel macchiato
  • Color: yellow
  • Music Genre: R&B
  • Season of the Year: summer
  • Sport: soccer


  • Mother
    Name: Lee Sungah | 이성아
    She is a former flight attendant.
  • Father
  • Older Sister
    Name: Kang Seohyun | 강서현
    She is four years older than TAEHYUN is.
  • Hobak (cat)

K-pop Idols Born in 2002 | K-pop Idols Born in February | K-pop Idols From Gangnam | Hanlim Arts School Alumni | Eonbuk Middle School Alumni

This Post Has 7 Comments

  1. Taylor

    Not trying to cause drama, just providing the info I have. In Korea they add a year to age, right? So 1999 would be counted as 4 years older than 2002 with that in mind. This is the article for the album tyun was talking about: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Love_(Hikaru_Utada_album)
    These are the twitter translations for tyun’s weverse post: https://twitter.com/304verse/status/1459527105868288004?s=21 https://twitter.com/translatingtxt/status/1459527237284376581?s=21

    1. ka

      Korean Age in 2022:
      1998: 25
      1999: 24
      2000: 23
      2001: 22
      2002: 21
      4 years older than 21 (2002): 25 (1998)

      He said that album (released on March 10, 1999) came out few days before his sister’s birthday (=1999), but he also said his sister is 4 years older than he is (=1998). His namu.wiki page and some MOAs on online communities like theqoo say his sister was born in 1998 🤯 .
      One possible scenario: his sister is bbareun 99, which means she was born in 1999, but went to school with the children born in 1998.

      1. Taylor

        That is very insightful! I appreciate the clarification 🙂

  2. Taylor

    Taehyun’s noona was born in 1999, not 1998.

    1. ka

      Where did you get that info from?? Didn’t he say his sister is 4 years older than him?

      1. Taylor

        In November Taehyun was talking about a CD that was released in 1999 and said that the CD was released a few days before his sister came into the world. Making her born in 1999. I can’t find the post but it was on Weverse.

        1. ka

          Couldn’t find that Weverse post but he said his sister is 4 years older than he is.
          February 22, 2020 TXT VLIVE “Taehyun’s Counseling Center2” 35:20