Kim Taeyeon (Korean: 김태연; born March 9, 1989) is a South Korean idol singer, host, radio DJ, dancer, actress, and promotional model. She is the leader and main vocalist of the girl group Girls’ Generation. She is trained in singing and dancing.

Taeyeon was discovered in the 2004 SM Entertainment’s 8th Annual Best Contest winning Best Singer 1st Place & Grand Award in the contest.In 2004, she was featured in The One’s song “You Bring Me Joy” before debuting as Girls’ Generation’s leader. She is a 2008 graduate of Jeonju Art High School and was decorated with the school’s Lifetime Achievement Award.


►Stage Name:Taeyeon (태연)
►Birth Name:Kim Taeyeon (김태연)
►Hanja Name:金泰妍 (Jīn Tàiyán)
►Nicknames:Taeng, Taengoo (Taeng9), Tete, Kid Leader, ByunTaeng (pervert Taeng)
►Group Position :Leader & Main Vocalist
►Date of Birth: March 9, 1989
►Hometown and Place of Birth: Jeonrado Jeonju, North Jeolla South Korea
►Height: 160cm
►Weight: 44kg
►Bloodtype: O
►Language: Korean (Fluent), Chinese (Basic), Japanese (Basic), English (Basic)
►Specialty: Trot
►Casted: 2004 SM 8th Annual Best Contest (Best Singer 1st Place Grand Award)
►Training: 3 Years 3 Months
►School: Jeonju Art High School

Credits : Wikipedia