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NCT & NCT 127 Doyoung Profile, Facts, and TMI


Doyoung Profile

  • Birth Name: 김동영 (Kim Dongyeong)
  • Stage Name: Doyoung
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1996.02.01
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • Chinese Zodiac: Pig
  • Height: 178 cm (5’8”)
  • Weight: 60 kg (132.2 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Personal Social Media: Instagram

Doyoung Facts & TMI

  • Doyoung was born in Guri, Gyeonggi-do.
  • His family consists of mother, father, and an older brother, actor Gong Myung (born 1994).
  • Both of his parents are athletes, his father was a weightlifter athlete while his mother was an athletics athlete.
  • He is a Christian.
  • He is part of Gimhae Kim’s clan.
  • He was one of the first introduced members of NCT, debuted as a member of NCT U through the digital single ‘The 7th Sense’ that was released on April 9th, 2016.
  • Later, he was introduced as a member of NCT 127 in 2017.
  • He decided to pursue a career as a singer after watching SHINee’s stage performance.
  • He joined the school band club when in his school days as a vocalist.
  • He was the vice president of the student body.
  • He sang Lady Gaga’s Poker Face at his high school festival.
  • He sang Ha Dongkyun’s ‘Rain or Snow’ 2013 Gyeonggi-do Youth Art Festival and got scouted by SM Entertainment.
  • Doyoung signed with SM Entertainment in November 2013 and dropped out of school to focus on his training.
  • His trainee period is 2 years and 5 months.
  • Upon becoming a trainee at SM Entertainment, he said to his schoolmates that he dropped out of school because he would move overseas.
  • He underwent a tonsil removal surgery during his trainee days.
  • He took part in the remake version of ‘Hope’ by EXO Chen featuring SM Rookies for EXO 902014.
  • Doyoung was introduced as SM Rookies on January 16, 2015.
  • The day after he was introduced as SM Rookies, he became the MC for MBC Show Champion.
  • In February 2016, Doyoung, Taeyong, and Yuta became a model for Design United.
  • Doyoung is one of the members who are in charge of introducing the NCT through various song covers, digital singles, and special stages such as Music Bank Special Stage ‘All for you’ with TWICE Jihyo and SM Station digital single ‘Star Blossom’ with Gugudan’s Sejeong.
  • Doyoung sang an OST for the drama ‘Rich Man’ titled ‘Hard for me’ in 2018.
  • He is also active as special MC for various music shows such as Inkigayo and MCountdown.
  • Doyoung participated as a finalist in MBC Kings of Masked Singer episode 209, advanced to the final round of the show.
  • Doyoung also became the fixed guest of ‘Saturday Night Corner DO! Digest’ in SBS PowerFM ‘NCT’s Night Night’.
  • Doyoung’s celebrity lookalikes are CLC’s Choi Yujun and Actor Choi Changmin.
  • Many fans think that he resembles a rabbit.
  • He has sturdy calf muscles, that’s why Haechan nicknamed him Calf Moster.
  • He has bad eyesight, so he wears lenses for on-air schedules and specs for off-air schedules.
  • He doesn’t have piercings on his ears.
  • He has a scar somewhere near his mouth, he said that he got the scar since his childhood.
  • He is more confident on his right side profile.
  • Because of his athlete parents, Doyoung practiced long jump and kendo for a brief time.
  • He has a cute way of speaking.
  • Unlike other brothers who often had small fights, he gets along really well with his older brother Gong Myung.
  • He said he never believed in the existence of Santa Claus.
  • Doyoung had his first love when he was in grade 5th of elementary school.
  • He collected Pokemon, Maple Story, and Digimon toys in his childhood.
  • His childhood dream was to be a prosecutor.
  • He participated in a debate competition when he was in the second grade of high school, reached the final round.
  • According to his schoolmates, Doyoung is good at cooking.
  • His favorite karaoke songs are Buzz, SG Wannabe, and FT Island’s songs.
  • His favorite color is blue.
  • An item he cherished the most is his wallet.
  • His favorite seasons are spring and fall.
  • His favorite foods are mara stew, hot pot, and oyster jjamppong. He also enjoys sweets such as popcorn, white chocolate, and patbingsu.
  • His favorite fruits are watermelon and peach.
  • Doyoung’s favorite beverages are caramel coffee, cream frappuccino, caramel milk tea, and Starbucks’ holiday milk chocolate.
  • His favorite bread is baguette and cream cheese bread.
  • He dislikes cucumbers.
  • Doyoung, Johnny, and Jaehyun are NCT’s big eaters.
  • He prefers half-cooked fried eggs over fully-cooked one.
  • He and Jaehyun are two NCT members who have a high tolerance of alcohol, he can drink up to 2 bottles of soju.
  • His favorite ice cream flavor is almond flavor.
  • Doyoung said that he often uses face masks for skincare routines.
  • He loves scented candles.
  • His lucky number is 2.
  • His favorite actress is Lee Nayoung.
  • His favorite movie genre is family movies. Doyoung said he can’t really watch horror.
  • Although he said that he has no fears, Doyoung seems to have a slight fear of heights.
  • He cries easily.
  • He can play the flute.
  • He said that among SM artists, the singer that he respects the most is EXO’s D.O. while his role model is SHINee.
  • The first SM artist he met when he first came to SM Entertainment building is EXO’s Kai.
  • He was roommates with Taeyong in NCT’s early debut days and changed to Yuta when he first joined NCT 127.
  • Doyoung is especially close with Taeyong, he often compliments Taeyong’s handsome appearance.
  • Doyoung alongside Kun and Ten (the ‘96 liner) called themselves Jinguz.
  • The NCT member he works with the most is Jaehyun.
  • Jaehyun and Mark think that Dohyon fits the Church Oppa image.
  • Doyoung said that his favorite member of NCT U is Jungwoo, while the NCT Dream member that he likes the most is Mark.
  • He said that he would like to sing duet songs with Hechan, Kun, and Taeil.
  • Doyoung also said that he wants to be brothers with Haechan, he also said in Weekly Idol that his weakness is Lee Haechan.
  • He saved the Dreamies number as ‘XX baby’ on his cellphone.
  • He always gifts NCT members on their birthdays.
  • He is good at taking selfies.
  • He is mostly seen with long sleeves and trousers all the time.
  • He likes black hair the most.
  • His life motto is ‘Let’s live like me’.
  • According to NCT members, he has a good memory.
  • He’s good at playing the fry pan game and 007 games.
  • He nags the most among NCT members.
  • He said in an interview with Vogue Korea that his vocal role models are Sam Smith and Adam Levine.
  • He is good at applying makeup.
  • He can’t really draw.
  • Doyoung often uses emoticon@.@
  • His favorite nickname given by fans is ‘Prince Doyoung’.
  • He is a homebody.
  • He said he can finish showering in 5 minutes.
  • His hobby is watching dramas and doing puzzles.
  • He is bad at bowling.
  • Doyoung always sleeps with his favorite doll which he called Jjipongie.
  • He stated someone who has good manners as his ideal type, he said he doesn’t care about age when it comes to dating.
  • He said the travel destinations he wants to go to the most are Venice, Kota Kinabalu, and Singapore.
  • He is the type to make a thorough plan for his holiday.
  • He doesn’t really like animals.
  • He said he wants to grow plants when he lives alone later.
  • He cosplayed as Tom Cruise’s character in the movie ‘Vampire Interview’ at SM Halloween Party 2017.
  • He used to wear lingual braces (inner braces).
  • He said in a VLive that he is a fan of Infinite’s Sungkyu, and Doyoung wants to have a collaboration with him.
  • His MBTI personality type is ISFJ-T.
  • Because of his kind and gentle personality, he is often being a teasing target of Taeyong, Johnny, Jaehyun, and Haechan.
  • He often went out for a drink with fellow SM artist Super Junior’s Kyuhyun.
  • He has a strong desire to win games.
  • His shoe size is 265 mm.

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