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NCT, WayV, SuperM Ten Profile, Facts, and TMI

Ten Profile

  • Birth Name: ชิตพล ลี้ชัยพรกุล (Chittaphon Leechaiyapornkul)
  • Chinese Name: 李永钦 (Lǐ Yǒngqīn)
  • Stage Name: Ten
  • Nationality: Thai
  • Date of Birth: 1996.02.27
  • Zodiac Sign: Pisces
  • Chinese Zodiac: Rat
  • Height: 172 cm (5’6”)
  • Weight: 58 kg (127.8 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Personal Social Media: Instagram, Weibo

Ten Facts & TMI

  • Ten was born in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • His family consists of mother, father, and a younger sister (born 1999).
  • He has many pets: puppies (Lily, Cherry, Bingo, Shiro, Bella, Dango, and TK) and cats (Louis and Leon).
  • He graduated from Shrewsbury International School, Bangkok.
  • He is a member of four different groups: NCT, NCT U, WayV, and SuperM.
  • His position is main dancer, lead vocal, and sub rapper.
  • He debuted as a member of NCT U through ‘The 7th Sense’ released on April 9th, 2016.
  • As of 2020, Ten is the only Thai member in NCT.
  • He is cheerful, gentle, and laughs a lot.
  • He is known for his constant efforts and development to realize the high goals he sets for himself.
  • Ten constantly uploads dancing performances to NCT Dance Youtube.
  • He has a lot of aegyo.
  • According to his mom, Ten has been developing interests in singing since he was 5 years old.
  • In 2009, after watching Super Junior’s ‘Sorry Sorry’ MV, he decided to pursue a career as a singer.
  • He formally started learning dance at the age of 14.
  • He appeared on a talent show in Thailand ‘Teen Superstar’ in 2011.
  • Before auditioning for SM Entertainment, Ten passed YG Entertainment audition but he didn’t sign with the company because he was too young to train alone in Korea.
  • Ten passed SM Entertainment Global Audition held on March 30~31, 2013.
  • He sang Ne-Yo’s ‘So Sick’ and Jessie J’s ‘Price Tag’ at Sm Audition.
  • With support from his grandmother, Ten’s family eventually allowed him to go to Korea for training, he moved to Korea in the summer of 2013.
  • He used the stage name ‘TNT’ in the show.
  • In the talent show, he sang songs in English, Thai and Korean.
  • He showed great affection for K-Pop music as he performed several K-Pop songs at the show, such as G-Dragon’s ‘Heartbreaker’, Taeyang’s ‘I Need a Girl’, and SHINee’s ‘RingDingDong’.
  • He was runner-up for the show, the prize money he got from the show was donated under his name.
  • Prior to his debut, he appeared in EXO reality show EXO 90:2014.
  • On July 18th, 2015, Ten also took part in a basketball match with fellow SM Rookies Jaehyun for a charity event held by Han Kibum Share & Hope Foundation.
  • He also performed with SM Rookies at Daegu Youth Camp on August 4th, 2015 as well as in ‘SM ROOKIES SHOW’ held on August 15th ~ December 21st, 2015.
  • After his debut, he modeled for Lotte Duty-Free with NCT members in 2016.
  • In the same year, he also became the model for school uniform brand IVYclub.
  • As an NCT member, he also performed ‘Black on Black’ original stage on year-end music festival ‘2016 MAMA in Hongkong’ held on December 2, 2016, and ‘2016 SBS Gayo Daejun’ held on December 26, 2016.
  • In February 2017, NCT became the model for Thai snack brand Masita.
  • He cosplayed as Edward Scissorhands at the 2017 SM Halloween Party.
  • Ten and Taeyong became the model for Thai beverage brand est PLAY in 2017.
  • In November 2019, Ten became a member of SuperM.
  • In 2020, Ten participated in a charity event held by WHO alongside global pop stars Taylor Swift, Camilla Cabello, Billie Eilish, and John Legend.
  • Ten appeared as a guest on the MBC variety show ‘Daehanguk-in’ after two years.
  • He took part in Mnet dancing variety show ‘Hit the Stage’ in 2016.
  • His name ‘Ten’ is originally a nickname given by his aunt, ‘Ten’ means kingfisher bird in Thai.
  • Ten has Chinese ancestry, his Chinese surname is ‘Lee’.
  • SuperM members often call him Lee Youngheum, it’s a Chinese name Ten’s grandma gave to him prior to his promotion in China.
  • Due to his multicultural background, Ten can speak 5 languages: English, Thai, Korean, Chinese, and basic Japanese.
  • Ten said he had always wanted to work in South Korea, so he was so happy upon passing SM Entertainment Audition.
  • When asked what is the most difficult time while living in Korea, he said that he had a hard time in his trainee days.
  • Recently he considers Korea as his second hometown.
  • He said he doesn’t want to be anything other than a singer, he even said that his favorite place in Korea is the SM’s practice room.
  • He participated in many dance competitions and won many medals until he reached the age of 13th.
  • After quitting gymnastics, he joined a school basketball club.
  • Ten said he never believed that Santa Claus existed.
  • At the age of 10, he attended a short language training in New Zealand with his nephew, where he just stayed for less than a week because of homesickness.
  • His favorite color is black.
  • Ten really loves animals.
  • He loves wearing accessories such as rings, necklaces, bracelets, etc.
  • He said that he wants to get tattoos, in February 2020 he finally got two tattoos, one on his right forearm and one on his left chest.
  • He loves casual fashion, he is often seen wearing oversized or sleeveless clothes and slippers or sandals. 
  • Ten really likes watching movies, he generally loves Studio Ghibli’s movies. He has a habit of watching the same movies two or three times.
  • He also enjoys watching dramas and Netflix series.
  • His favorite animated movie is ‘Tokyo Ghoul’.
  • His favorite Disney Princess is Rapunzel.
  • His favorite number is 10.
  • He said that his favorite season is summer.
  • He likes eating spicy foods.
  • His favorite food is Italian food, chocolate, tteokbokki, kimbap, sundae, fish cake, sundae soup, pajeon, pad thai, bua loi, chicken pop, and mara stew.
  • He rarely drinks soda, he only drinks water, tea, or coffee.
  • Ten said that he is most afraid of ghosts.
  • He dislikes any kind of fruit.
  • Ten has not officially mentioned religion, but it is speculated that he is a Buddhist.
  • He prefers bread over rice. His favorite bread is cream cheese bread.
  • His favorite Gongcha milk is earl grey milk tea.
  • His favorite ice cream flavor is vanilla.
  • He can’t really drink alcohol.
  • Ten prefers clear and sunny weather over rainy weather.
  • He said that he enjoys shopping, he doesn’t really pay attention to the brand, instead, he shops for items that he thinks are pretty.
  • He likes using perfumes, among his favorite perfume brands is Chanel.
  • His favorite ride in the amusement park Lotte World is Gyro Drop.
  • His favorite English saying is ‘Be who you are. No one can change you’.
  • His life motto is ‘I’m gonna do it from today’.
  • His favorite hero character is Iron Man.
  • When he was little he really loved Tiger, a character in Disney animation series ‘Winnie The Pooh’.
  • Ten likes Pokemon, he mentioned that one of his happiest memories was when his grandma bought him a set of Pokemon figurines.
  • He mentioned Super Junior’s Donghae as sunbae that he likes the most and Taemin as sunbae that he respects the most.
  • Ten said that he doesn’t have a particular characteristic for his ideal type, he wants a relationship that is built from understanding each other.
  • He mentioned ‘We Got Married’ and ‘Law of The Jungle’ as variety shows he wants to appear at.
  • Phuket, Chiang Mai, and Koh Samui are Thailand’s travel destinations that he recommended.
  • He likes listening to Justin Bieber’s songs, while he chooses Justin Timberlake as a musician he respects the most.
  • He said that his role model is Rihanna.
  • The first album he bought was Taemin’s solo debut album ACE.
  • He also likes listening to Jorja Smith’s music.
  • His favorite Thai artists are Singular, Stamp Apiwat, and ROOM39.
  • Other things he likes are nature, art, photography, design, music, fashion.
  • Ten likes children.
  • He hates bugs.
  • He doesn’t like computer games but he likes playing Pokemon on his cellphone.
  • Ten were voted by NCT members as the best dresser among the group members.
  • In 2017 he ranked third best idol dancer by 100 idol group members.
  • He was mentioned by Produce X 101 contestants Yuri and Hwang Yunseong as the best idol dancer.
  • He has many hobbies such as playing with pets, dancing, rap, singing, drawing, designing, playing basketball, enjoying extreme sports, etc.
  • He can play guitar and ukulele.
  • He’s good at bowling.
  • He wears glasses in his off-air schedules.
  • Ten has a scar on his left cheekbone.
  • He has a habit of touching someone’s arm, hugging people around him, and covering his mouth when he is surprised.
  • He has strong competitiveness.
  • He saved his mom’s phone number as ‘Mom in Thai’.
  • He is friends with fellow Thai idols such as CLC’s SORN, BLACKPINK’s Lisa, GOT7 BamBam, and (G)I-DLE’s Minnie.
  • Ten is also friends with GOT7’s Yugyeom.
  • He likes to use Apple gadgets.
  • For his photography hobby, he is using several cameras such as Fujifilm X-pro2, Canon Powershot G7 X Mark III, and Leica Minilux (35mm).
  • He got his driver’s license around the summer of 2020.
  • Ten’s dream car is Wrangler.
  • He has allergic rhinitis.
  • He has good craftsmanship.
  • In 2018 Ten started to write lyrics and music himself.
  • In WayV’s early debut days, he used a room with Kun, as of November 2020 he is sharing a room with Hendery.
  • He goes to bed very late, usually at 2 AM ~ 4 AM and he doesn’t wake up easily.
  • According to WayV members, Ten always took a long time showering.
  • He is good at impersonating people’s actions.
  • His MBTI personality type is INFJ.
  • His shoe size is 270 mm.

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