Taegoon

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Real name: Kim TaeGoon / 김태 군

Stage name: Taegoon / 태군

Gender: Male

Age: 36 years

Date of birth: January 17, 1986

Place of birth: Gongju, South Korea

Height: 184cm

Weight: 76kg

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

Taegoon Profile

About Taegoon

Biography

He is a Korean singer and dancer. His first television appearance was on the talent search show “Talent Search”. Battle Shinhwa four years later, after completing hundreds of auditions, he was finally able to launch a career.

Taegoon was born in Gongju , South Korea , and is the eldest of two children.He discovered his interest in dance and performance when he was just a few years old.Taegoon began dancing as a child and attended an arts-oriented school.He majored in Dance at the National University of Arts in an attempt to break into the music industry, Taegoon auditioned for the music competition Battle Shinhwa. Before participating, he shaved his head, stating in an interview that he would not grow his hair until he achieved his dream of becoming a singer. While participating in Battle Shinhwa, he developed a special relationship with Kang Won-Rae, one of the judges. After failing to place in Battle Shinhwa (later known as “Battle Shinhwa”), Taegoon was asked to participate in the competition Battle), he received a call from Kang Won-Rae, who told him that he danced very well and wanted to meet him. They went to countless auditions together, but Taegoon was unsuccessful. He felt embarrassed and had no more contact with Kang Won-Rae. Taegoon has had difficulties with his physical condition and weight. Most agencies told him he weighed too much, so he lost weight by drinking only water until he lost 9 kilograms.

Early career

Taegoon joined Logi Entertainment and made his debut on January 17, 2009, on the MBC Show! Music Core program. During the promotion of the first single Call Me due to the difficulties Taegoon faced at this time, he quickly ended the album promotions and went back to being a trainee. Wheesung upon hearing the comments about Taegoon’s singing skills offered to help. During his training with Wheesung, Taegoon was forced to sing Call Me over 1,000 times in order to improve his skills. He also had to monitor the amount of sleep, his diet, and the time he spent rehearsing and report to Wheesung daily. After this training period, Taegoon began recording his next single. As a gift, Wheesung wrote and composed two songs for him.

Égrowing success and continuous launches

Shortly after their debut, Taegoon attracted international fans from Thailand, Japan and other countries. On May 13, 2009, Taegoon released their second mini album, Rising Star. The promotional single, Rising Star, was released on May 13, 2009. Superstar achieved similar success to the previous one, and criticism of his singing skills ceased.

In September of the same year, he released his third mini album, being Betrayed the lead single comeback was in the program Music Bank september 18.

In April 2010, it was announced that Taegoon would begin his acting career in the movie Piano Above the Sea..

Taegoon Facts

  • Motto: If you dream it, you can make it come true
  • It is very close to Kim Jaejoong (JYJ ) even though they did not go to the same school.
  • He is a friend of Park Shin Hye.
  • He is a friend of JooYeon from After School who participated with him in the Betrayed video, there are pictures of him and them promoting jeans.

Concerts

  • 2009: TAEGOON Premium Week in’. Sanrio Puroland (Japan)
  • 2009 TAEGOON Premium Week 2009 at Nakano Zero Hall (Japan)
  • 2009 TAEGOON White Love 2009 (Japan)
  • 2010 TAEGOON Spring Concert 2010 (Japan)’

Fan Meetings

  • 2009 TAEGOON 1st Stage (Japan)
  • 2009 Thanks Free Fanmeeting (Japan)

Movies

  • Piano Above the Sea’. (2010)

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