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Moon Tae-il (문태일), better known as TAEIL (태일), is a South Korean singer. He is a member of the boy group NCT and its units NCT U and NCT 127.

He was born on June 14, 1994, in Seoul, South Korea.

In October 2015, TAEIL was introduced as part of SM Entertainment's pre-debut training team SMROOKIES.

In January 2016, he participated in an OST for the drama The Merchant: Gaekju 2015, with the song "Because Of You".

In April 2016, TAEIL officially debuted as a member of NCT, in the unit NCT U with the single "WITHOUT YOU". In July, he was announced to be a member of the 2nd unit, NCT 127. He enjoys listening to Migos.



  • 2016: "Because Of You" (단 한 사람) [The Merchant: Gaekju 2015 OST]
  • 2017: "Stay in my Life" (with TAEYONG & DOYOUNG) [School 2017 OST]
  • 2018: "Radio Romance" (with DOYOUNG) [Radio Romance OST]

As a featured artist[]


  • Favorite Artists: SHINee, Migos[1] Kim Bum-soo
  • Favorite Movies: Lump of Sugar, Masquerade
  • Favorite Food: Pork belly, ice cream, pizza, chicken, meat
  • Favourite Colour: Black
  • Favourite Number: 1
  • Hobbies: Listening to music, watching movies
  • He can play the guitar.
  • He is currently the oldest member in NCT.
  • He was cast into SM Entertainment in 2013.
  • He looks up to Kyuhyun from Super Junior.
  • He is one of the shortest members in NCT.