Zoo Unit Member Profiles

The highly anticipated song “Zoo” was released and performed during the SMTOWN 2022 New Years Concert on January 1, 2022. The “Zoo” unit consists of talented rappers from the NCT units and the fierce vocalist of æspa. The members of this unit include Taeyong (NCT), Hendery (NCT), Jeno (NCT), Yang Yang (NCT), and Giselle (æspa). Let’s take a closer look at each member’s profile.

Taeyong Profile

Taeyong ProfileInformation
Stage NameTaeyong
Birth NameLee Taeyong
BirthdayJuly 1, 1995
Zodiac SignCancer
Chinese Zodiac SignPig
GroupsNCT, NCT 127, NCT U, SuperM
Blood TypeO
MBTINot Available
Height175 cm (5’9″)
Weight58 kg (128 lbs)

Taeyong, born in Seoul, South Korea, had a childhood dream of becoming a firefighter before joining SM Entertainment. He has a fear of contamination and germs, known as Mysophobia, although he claims it isn’t serious. Taeyong has an impressive talent for songwriting, having written over 30 songs for NCT. Interestingly, he once had 10 dogs, including a dalmatian named Danbi who had puppies. Taeyong is recognized for his strong stage presence and loves shopping as a way to relieve stress.

Hendery Profile

Hendery ProfileInformation
Stage NameHendery
Birth NameHuang Guan Heng
BirthdaySeptember 28, 1999
Zodiac SignLibra
Chinese Zodiac SignRabbit
GroupsNCT, NCT U, WayV
Blood TypeO
Height175 cm (5’9″)

Hendery hails from Macau, China, and is the youngest of his three older sisters. His favorite color is pink, and he has a fear of frogs, known as Ranidaphobia. He impressively speaks English, Korean, Mandarin, and Cantonese fluently. Despite not being able to handle spicy food well, Hendery enjoys eating it. One of his habits is dancing while he walks.

Jeno Profile

Jeno ProfileInformation
Stage NameJeno
Birth NameLee Jeno
BirthdayApril 23, 2000
Zodiac SignTaurus
Chinese Zodiac SignDragon
Height177 cm
Weight59 kg (130 lbs)
GroupsNCT, NCT Dream, NCT U
Blood TypeA

Jeno was born in Incheon, South Korea, and has an older sister who is two to three years older than him. Blue is his favorite color, and he was a child actor before his debut. Jeno made a cameo appearance alongside Jaemin in the web series “A-TEEN.” He has a distinctive beauty mark on his nose and is known to be good friends with CLC’s Yeeun. Jeno and Yeeun were MCs together for the music show “The Show.”

Yang Yang Profile

Yang Yang ProfileInformation
Stage NameYangyang
Birth NameLiu Yang Yang
BirthdayOctober 10, 2000
Zodiac SignLibra
Chinese Zodiac SignDragon
Height173 cm (5’8″)
GroupsNCT, WayV, NCT U
Blood TypeO
NationalityTaiwanese (Taiwanese-German)

Yangyang was born in Taiwan but had the opportunity to live in Germany for some time. He attended an international school in Germany for six years. Although of Taiwanese descent, he speaks multiple languages fluently, including English, Mandarin, Korean, German, and even a little bit of Spanish. Yangyang often plays computer games with Xiaojun and has a love for ice cream.

Giselle Profile

Stage NameGiselle
Birth NameUchinaga Aeri
Korean NameKim Aeri
BirthdayOctober 30, 2000
Zodiac SignScorpio
Chinese Zodiac SignDragon
Height163 cm
Blood TypeO

Giselle was born in Garosu-gil, Seoul, South Korea. Before debuting, she trained for 11 months in SM Entertainment. She showcased her vocal skills as an alto in the St. Mary’s Choir for four years. Giselle is multilingual, being fluent in English, Korean, and Japanese. Her favorite flavor is mint chocolate, and she enjoys cloudy weather without rain. Giselle has a passion for photography and often takes pictures of other people.


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