Taeyang Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics 

 May 26, 2022

Taeyang Quick Info
Height5 ft 9 in
Weight64 kg
Date of BirthMay 18, 1988
Zodiac SignTaurus
SpouseMin Hyo-rin

Taeyang is a South Korean singer, songwriter, dancer, and television personality who debuted as a member of the South Korean boy band Big Bang in 2006. Big Bang was ranked as one of the most powerful celebrities in South Korea from 2009 to 2016 by Forbes Korea. In 2008, Taeyang embarked on a solo career and his discography consists of albums, extended plays, and tracks like Only Look at MeMy GirlSolarRise, I Need a Girl (ft. G-Dragon), White NightHotWake Me UpDarling, and Eyes, Nose, Lips.

Born Name

Dong Young-bae

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Nick Names

Taeyang, SOL, Korean Prince of R&B

Taeyang as seen at the premiere of 'Big Bang Made' on June 28, 2016Taeyang as seen at the premiere of 'Big Bang Made' on June 28, 2016
Taeyang as seen at the premiere of ‘Big Bang Made’ on June 28, 2016 (GOM / tistory.com / CC BY 4.0)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Uijeongbu, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Nationality

South Korean

South Korean

 

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Television Personality

Family

  • Siblings – Dong Hyun-bae (Older Brother) (Actor)

Genre

K-pop, Hip hop, R&B, EDM

Instruments

Vocals, Piano

Labels

YG, YGEX

Net Worth

According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth has been $20 Million.

Build

Slim

Taeyang pictured during a concert in 2016Taeyang pictured during a concert in 2016
Taeyang pictured during a concert in 2016 (Always Be Pretty / tistory.com / CC BY 4.0)

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

64 kg or 141 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Taeyang has dated –

  1. Min Hyo-rin (2013-Present) – In 2013, he started going out with actor, model, and singer Min Hyo-rin and it was confirmed by their respective agencies in December 2017 that the couple planned to marry in February 2018. They got married in a private ceremony officiated by actor Ki Tae-young on February 3, 2018. Later, it was reported on September 27, 2021, that Min Hyo-rin was pregnant and they were expecting their first child together. The news was soon confirmed by her agency and she gave birth to the couple’s son on December 6, 2021.
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Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Taeyang is of Korean descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

He has often dyed his hair.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Multiple faith-inspired tattoos, including a large Christian Cross on his right rib cage

Brand Endorsements

Taeyang has served as a brand ambassador for brands like Lexus and Fendi.

Religion

Catholicism

Taeyang as seen while performing on Big Bang's Alive World Tour in 2012Taeyang as seen while performing on Big Bang's Alive World Tour in 2012
Taeyang as seen while performing on Big Bang’s Alive World Tour in 2012 (Nicole Voon / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Taeyang Favorite Things

  • Food – Yakiniku (grilled meat dishes)
  • Composers – Beethoven, Franz Schubert

Taeyang Facts

  1. He was 12 years old when he started training under YG Entertainment.
  2. His fellow Big Bang members have been T.O.P, G-Dragon, and Daesung.
  3. On July 1, 2010, Taeyang released his debut studio album titled Solar through YG Entertainment and it peaked at #1 on the South Korean Albums (Gaon) chart and at #14 on the US World Albums (Billboard) chart.
  4. His 3rd studio album White Night was released on  August 16, 2017. The album peaked at #1 on both the US World Albums (Billboard) chart as well as the US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard) chart, at #3 on the South Korean Albums (Gaon) chart, at #8 on the Japan Albums (Oricon) chart, and at #12 on the US Independent Albums (Billboard) chart.
  5. Over the years, Taeyang has won several accolades including at least 2 Golden Disc Awards, 3 Korean Music Awards, 3 Melon Music Awards, and 4 Mnet Asian Music Awards.
  6. From 2017 to 2018, he served as a judge on the JTBC survival reality show Mix Nine.
  7. On March 12, 2018, he enlisted in the military and started his 21 months of mandatory military service by entering the 6th Infantry Division’s boot camp in Cheorwon, Gangwon Province as an active-duty soldier. On November 10, 2019, he was discharged.
  8. Taeyang has credited Michael Jackson as one of his biggest influences.
  9. If he weren’t a musician, he would have been a comedian.
  10. He speaks English, Japanese, and Korean.
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