NCT Dream is the third unit of the K-Pop boy band, NCT that stands for Neo Culture Technology created by South Korea’s largest entertainment company, SM Entertainment Co., Ltd. The group which is currently made up of six boys runs an admission-graduation program whereby the members are qualified for graduation when they reach Korean age of 20 (which is nineteen years by international standard). Initially, they were seven members when they debuted with the single ‘Chewing Gum‘ on 25th August 2016 but after the graduation of their leader, Mark, on 31st December 2018, they are six members now. The updated lineups of the sextet boy band consist of Renjun, Jeno, Haechan, Jaemin, Chenle, and Jisung. So far, NCT Dream has released one single album, ‘The First‘, and three Extended Plays; ‘We Young’ (2017), ‘We Go Up’ (2018), and ‘We Boom’ (2019) that were billboard successes with many hit singles. They have also achieved many great feats such as the inclusion of all members in the list of Time Magazine’s 25 Most Influential Teen of 2018. For a lowdown on the updated NCT Dream members, continue reading.
NCT Dream Members Profile
Jeno is the professional name of the South Korean singer, Lee Je-no who is well known as a singer, rapper, dancer, and visual of the boy band, NCT Dream. He was born as the second child and the only son of his parents on 23rd April 2000 in Incheon, South Korea. The singer whose dream is to explore Europe honed his acting and musical skills at the Seoul School of Performing Arts. He is a multi-instrumentalist as he can play the guitar, violin, and piano very well. He has also featured in the 2018 web drama series, A-teen. Jeno is 5 feet 10 inches (1.77 m) tall and has a body mass of 58 kg (128 lb).
Haechan is the professional name of the NCT Dream’s singer and dancer, Lee Dong-hyuk. He was born on 6th June 2000 in Seoul, South Korea but later lived in Jeju from seven years of age till when he was twelve, following his family’s relocation (to Jeju). He has three younger siblings, two younger brothers, and a younger sister. His mother urged him to go for SM’s audition of which he later passed after singing Huh Gak’s ‘Hello‘. His stage name (Haechan) was given to him by the owner of SM Entertainment, Lee Soo-man. Haechan has many bynames including Donkey and Dongsookie. He is an alumnus of the Seoul School of Performing Arts. He is 5 feet 9 inches (1.74 m) tall and weighs 57 kg (126 lb).
Na Jae-min who is known professionally as Jaemin is NCT Dream’s singer, rapper, dancer and visual. Jaemin is the only child of his parents. He was born on 13th August 2000 in Seoul, South Korea. He had his elementary education at Cheongil Elementary School and furthered his education at the Seoul School of Performing Arts. He initially wanted to be a physician when he was in elementary school. However, Jaemin took a long hiatus from promotions as a result of some serious health problems and later joined them during the ‘Go’ promotions. He featured in the webtoon drama, The Way I Hate You. Jaemin is 5 feet 10 inches (1.77 m) tall and weighs 60 kg (132 lb).
Zhong Chenle whose stage name is Chenle is a Chinese singer, songwriter, and actor who is popularly known as a vocalist of the South Korean boy band, NCT Dream. Born on 22nd November 2001 in Shanghai, China, Chenle is an alumnus of Beijing Contemporary Music School. He attended Shanghai Ying Siu Sing School and attended dance lessons in 2006. He further enrolled at Shanghai Little Flute Art Troupe and studied vocal music. Prior to joining NCT Dream in 2016, Chenle has released three albums, ‘Tomorrow‘ (2010), ‘My Wings‘ (2011), and ‘You Are There‘ (2014) with many hit singles. He has also won many accolades for his multi-talents which include the 2009 Elf Genie Award, 2010 National Outstanding Students Competition Award, and the 2010 National Award For Young Talents in China. He is 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall and weighs 58 kg (128 lb).
Jisung is the youngest of the NCT Dream members, thus he is the maknae. He is a singer, rapper, and dancer. He was born Park Ji Sung on 5th February 2002 in Seoul, South Korea and attended Mia Elementary School. He stands at the height of 5 feet 10.5 inches (1.79 m) and weighs 60 kg (132 lb).
Who is The Oldest Among Them?
Following the graduation of Mark who was previously the oldest among the group, Renjun is currently the oldest of the NCT Dream members. The NCT Dream lead singer was born as Huang Renjun in Jilin, China on 23rd March 2000. He is widely known by his professional name, Renjun. The singer who can speak English, Mandarin, and Korean fluently, is an alumnus of Beijing Contemporary Music School where he practiced contemporary dance and ballet. His bynames are Moomin, Injoong, and Dahuang. As for his body measurements, Renjun is quite tall as he stands at a height of 5 feet 8.11 inches (1.73 m) and weighs 55 kg (121 lb).