Lee Taemin is a South Korean idol singer, dancer, actor, and promotional model. He is a member of South Korean boy group Shinee under the label of SM Entertainment, as the main dancer and vocalist.
Taemin was discovered at the 2005 S.M. Open Weekend Audition Casting. In 2008, he was chosen as a member of the group Shinee, the 5-member boy group debuted on May 25, 2008 on SBS's Inkigayo."
Taemin debuted as an actor as Lee Junsu in the sitcom Taehee-Hyegyo-Jihyun!.
In December 2011, Taemin took part as voice actor for the Korean animated movie called 'Koala Kid - The Outback' as the main character, Johnny, a white koala turned hero, along with fellow labelmate, Girl's Generation's Sunny.