Did Taemin Undergo Plastic Surgery?
Taemin is a popular South Korean singer and actor. Like most South Korean celebrities, plastic surgery rumors continue to circle around him. He got his big break as the lead singer and dancer (as with most Korean groups) ofr Shinee in May 2008. He quickly branched out into an acting career in 2009, starring in MBC comedy “Tae Hee, Hye Kyo, Ji Hyun” as Junsu. Taemin was quick to expand his talent further. USing his voice as his strength, he played the part of a voice actor for the Korean movie called The Outback as Johnny, a white koala who was the actual hero of the show. Truly, his talent cannot be doubted.
But of recent times, when earlier photos of Taemin’s surfaced, it sparked off waves of plastic surgery rumors on the internet. But before we dwell on what are the possible plastic surgeries, lets look at some interesting facts of Taemin:
1. He was born on 18 July 1993 in Seoul and his real name is Lee Taemin
2. Taemin’s height is 1.77m and weighs about 53 kg.
3. His potential for stardom was spotted at 12 years old by SM Entertainment. That was in 2005.
4. Taemin appreciates and loves to listen to J-Pop
5. He has poor eyesight
6. He had two dogs and their names are Adam and Eve
7. Exo Kai is his best pal
8. He learned Chinese in Beijing
9. He is the Youngest member of SHINee
10. Horror movies is one of his favorite shows
11.Taemin wants to travel around the world when his career finishes.
12. If he could, Taemin would like to become a person known worldwide.
13. The first time Taemin was conned was when he bought fake live music DVDs from China.
14. Taemin thinks that not having problems is the problem.
15. Taemin thinks that a girl in pain or delicate looks pretty.
16. Taemin wants to meet God and ask him why he does what he does.
17. Taemin wanted to be a police officer and a pilot.
18. If the world was ending, Taemin would want to go bungee jumping one last time.
19. Taemin could eat steak for the rest of his life.
20. SHINee World is like girlfriend for Taemin, because he loves SHINee World and SHINee World loves him.
21. Taemin used to wear a teddy bear t-shirt when he was a trainee.
22. When Taemin gets bored, he will think about different things, and fall into his own world.
23. Taemin has never cried before when SHINee won 1st place.
24. Taemin tends to lose his clothes and accessoires.
25. When Taemin feels stressed while practicing, the other members try to de-stress him by doing silly dances.
26. Taemin began learning to play the piano when he was in elementary school.
27.Taemin started to like dancing because of his big brother.
28. Taemin makes sure not to skip any class, and goes to school regularly, despite his hectic schedule
29. Taemin admitted that he’s the type that always makes mistakes.
30. Taemin likes pale skinned girls.
31. If Taemin had to choose a favourite body part, he would pick all of them, because they are from his parents.
32. Taemin thinks a girl is the prettiest when she is embarrassed (blushed) or when she is panicking.
33. Taemin thinks that if two people love each other age doesn’t matter.
34. Taemin usually doesn’t pick up his phone.
35. Taemin looks more at personality than appearance.
So now you kind of know what kind of guy Taemin is huh?
South Korean celebrities go through many years of tough training before given the opportunity to be a star. Most of them need to go through dancing and singing sessions. Taemin became a member of SHINee and they debut their single “Replay” back in May 2008.
Watch a short video of Taemin back in 2008 in Thailand:
MUST WATCH: Check out his audition interview for SHINee and you will know why he was selected:
And compare the above two interviews with a recent Taemin interview below, he has grown up to be a real pin-up idol:
His solo career was also on track. His first release as a solo artiste was on 18 August 2014 with the album Ace, which had only 6 songs. Taemin was determined to make his solo debut album a success. He went to Los Angeles to learn the dance routines for his music video. The video for the song “Danger” was choreographed by American Choreographer Ian Eastwood and SM’s Performance directing team BeatBurger.
Taemin wanted more. He released his full album Press It on 23 February 2016. This time, he has 10 songs. One of the songs, Press Your Number, even had Bruno Mars producing the song. You can vividly tell Bruno Mars influence in the song. Taemin said that he spent a lot of time preparing on his albums and he feels that he has become “a stronger performer”.
Taemin and Eyelid Surgery Rumors
Now let’s get down to it. Despite all the talent Taemin has, nothing beats having the looks to accompany the talent. Some netizens insist that Taemin has used eyelid surgery to make his eyes look bigger and attain his double eyelids.
Looking at Taemin before and after photos, it is obvious that Taemin’s eyes have grown bigger. Unlike ladies who can use makeup to create bigger looking eyes, male celebrities have lesser options. Looks like no amount of makeup suitable for males would have created the larger eyes effect. And look at those double eyelids, definitely serves up a strong case of eyelid surgery.
However, some say that he wears circle lenses sometimes to make his eyes look bigger. Some die hard fans will defend Taemin’s good looks always.
But as Taemin has not admitted to any plastic surgery procedure, we can never be sure. One thing is for sure, his eyes have gone from slit-like to brighter and more expressive eyes.
Taemin and Nose Job Rumors
Nose jobs are one of the most popular plastic surgeries among celebrities. Looks like those disturbing stories about Michael Jackson’s botched nose jobs are not enough to throw people off their pursuit of the perfect nose shape.
For Taemin, his before and after photos show slight difference in his nose tip. Some say that his nose tip is pointing upward in the latest photos while others insist that it is just a matter of the camera angle. Looking closer at the photos, it seems that his nose shape has not changed much. It is very possible that the differences are just due to lighting and camera positioning differences.
Overall, Taemin has achieved a lot in the entertainment industry at a young age. His performances as an actor, singer and dancer has captured the hearts of fans.
His pursuit for excellence in his career is admirable. Whether that means he is hungrier for better looks, only he knows. Whatever it may be, we can be sure that he still has some good acting and singing performances up his sleeves. What do you think of Taemin plastic surgery rumors?