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Kim Dong-young (김동영), better known by his stage name DOYOUNG (도영), is a South Korean singer-songwriter, actor and MC. He is a member of the boy group NCT and its units NCT U and NCT 127.

He was born on February 1, 1996, in Guri, Gyeonggi, South Korea.

In January 2015, he was introduced as part of SM's pre-debut training team SMROOKIES, and at that time also became a new MC on Show Champion, along with a fellow rookie JAEHYUN.

In April 2016, DOYOUNG officially debuted as a member of NCT, in the unit NCT U, with the single "The 7th Sense".

In January 2017, he was added as a new member to NCT 127.


Digital Singles[]

  • [2016.12.18] First Christmas (with JOY)
  • [2017.10.13] Star Blossom (별빛이 피면) (with Sejeong)
  • [2019.05.06] Don't say goodbye (헤어지지 말아요, 우리) (with Rocoberry)


  • 2016: "COOL" (with KEY) [38 Revenue Collection Unit OST]
  • 2017: "Stay in my Life" (with TAEIL & TAEYONG) [School 2017 OST]
  • 2018: "Radio Romance" (with TAEIL) [Radio Romance OST]
  • 2018: "Hard for Me" [Rich Man OST]
  • 2019: "New Love" (with JAEHYUN) [Best Mistake OST]
  • 2019: "Baby only you" (with MARK) [The Tale of Nokdu OST]

As a featured artist[]


TV Show[]

  • 2015: Show Champion (쇼 챔피언)
  • 2016: First Pitch King Tomorrow (Chuseok's special)
  • 2016: Lipstick Prince (립스틱 프린스)
  • 2017: We got Married (ep. 363)
  • 2017: Trick & Treat (with Jaehyun)
  • 2017: Family Discovery (with Jaehyun)
  • 2017–2018: Inkigayo (인기가요) MC.
  • 2018: Hello Counselor (with Jaehyun and Mark)
  • 2018: Amazing Saturday (ep. 38)
  • 2019: King of the Masked Singer (ep. 209-210) Won 3rd round.
  • 2019: Law of the Jungle (ep. 388-393)


  • Favorite Artist: Eric Benét
  • Favorite Food: Cream cheese bread, watermelon, popcorn, mango-flavored treats, white chocolate, peach
  • Favorite Colour: Blue
  • Hobbies: Playing the flute
  • He was cast into SM Entertainment in 2013.
  • His older brother is Gong Myung (Kim Dong Hyun) from the boy group 5urprise.
  • He looks up to D.O. from EXO.
  • He won 1st place at the Gyeonggi Youth Arts Festival in 2013.
  • He was in a band called "Heart Attack" with friends during school days.
  • He hates cucumbers.
  • Doyoung was the first person who wasn't in NCT Dream to post on NCT Dream's Instagram account.
  • Has good memorization skills.
  • He was voted as the most reliable member in NCT NightNight.
  • If he wasn't a singer he would be a baker.
  • He has a doll that he sleeps with called “Jippong”.