Taecyeon, also known as Ok Taecyeon, is a South Korean singer and actor who is best known for being the main rapper for the K-pop boy group 2PM. Born on December 27, 1988, as Ok Taek Yeon, he immigrated with his family when he was 10 years old to Medford, Massachusetts. When he was 17, Taecyeon participated in an open audition for JYP Entertainment in New York City at his sister’s urging, and he was chosen as one of the final 35 and was invited to Korea to continue in the competition. He became one of the top 12 finalists to compete in the reality show “Superstar Survival” but was the first contestant to be cut. In 2008, he participated in the reality show “Hot Blood Men,” which followed 13 trainees who eventually formed the boy bands 2AM and 2PM. Taecyeon joined 2PM, which debuted in 2008. He made his acting debut in “Cinderella’s Sister” in 2010 and went on to star in many popular television dramas, including “Dream High” (2011), “Who Are You” (2013), “Wonderful Days” (2014), “Assembly” (2015), “Touching You” (2016) and “Bring It On, Ghost” (2016). Taecyeon also has starred in the first two seasons of the popular cooking reality series “Three Meals a Day” (2014-2015).
- Dec 27, 1988 (age 32)
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- 185 cm
- 76 kg
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- Talent Agency
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