Lee Jeno, or just Jeno, is a South Korean K-pop idol. He is the sub-vocalist, lead dancer, main rapper, and visual of the K-pop boy group NCT Dream, NCT’s third sub-unit. His stunning visual literally shines and is being praised as a national treasure. He debuted on stage on August 25, 2016, with NCT Dream. He is also a member of NCT 2018, a project unit that debuted on March 14, 2018. He belongs to SM Entertainment which is one of the most renowned entertainment companies in South Korea.
Stage Name: Jeno
Agency: SM Entertainment
Sub-unit: NCT Dream, NCT 2018
Debut Single: Chewing Gum by NCT Dream
Position: Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, Sub-Vocalist, Visual
Member Since: 2016
Birthday: April 23, 2000
Nationality: South Korean
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 177 cm
Weight: 58 kg
Blood Type: A
Hair color: Black
Eye color: Dark Brown
Shoe size: 265 mm
Marital Status: Single
Name in Chinese: 李帝努
Name in Korean: 이제노
Name in Japanese: 楓雅
Nicknames: Little Puppy, Angpang Nam, Lichen, Restless Eye Smile, Je-No Fun, King, Jenonaem, Hyoshin, Nono, Nojam
Birth Place: Incheon, South Korea
Education: Hyunsan Middle School, Seoul School of Performing Arts
Favorite Subject: Mathematics
Favorite Food: Jjampong, seafood soup, choco milk, glazed doughnuts, ramyeon, fried chicken, hamburger, dark chocolate, sour foods
Favorite Fruit: Watermelon
Favorite Dessert: Ice cream
Favorite Drink: Sprite
Favorite Scent: Mint
Favorite Movies: Chappie (2015), The Lion King
Favorite Sunbae: Super Junior’s Siwon and Donghae
Favorite Sport: Table Tennis
Favorite Animal: Horse
Hobbies: Social media, playing mobile games, photography
Dream: Be a singer who can receive love from anyone.
- Sorry, Sorry by Super Junior was the song that made him aspire to be an artist as seen on NCT: Influences Apple Music Playlist.
- Jeno was a model when he was a child and did different CFs like Seoul Milk, Pulmuone, C-Crator Navien, KyungDong Navien, Seoul G20 Summit, and Dr.U.
- He has a cat allergy, but his family takes care of three cats at home. The cats are named Bongsik, Lal-ie, and Seol-le.
- He is fascinated and in love with cars.
- Yoo Jaesuk from Running Man is his favorite comedian.
- He has a really bad sense of direction.
- Jeno has a lot of favorite food but hates plums and oysters the most.
- He knows how to play the guitar and violin.
- His Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is ISFP-A.
- He likes ordering Green Tea Frappes in cafes.
- He thinks white is the best car color.
- Chocolate is his favorite milk flavor.
- He entered SM Entertainment at the exact day and hour as Jaemin.
- His favorite American band is Maroon 5.
- Being not able to breathe is his greatest fear.
- He likes the windy weather, winter season, and looking at cherry blossoms.
- He dreams of visiting Europe someday.
- His name is confusing for Koreans because it sounds foreign. Jeno’s name was ranked 2nd on the list of “Idols with The Most Unique Birth Names” in Mnet’s TMI News.
- The Hanja characters for his name are 帝 (dì) and 努 (nǔ) which means king and strength, respectively.
- He makes a lot of bad jokes so Haechan revealed that Jeno’s nickname is “laughter vacuum cleaner” sucking the fun in the room.
- Jeno trended #1 on Twitter worldwide when he showed off his blonde undercut for The Show.
- He shares the same birthday with Twice’s Chaeyoung.
- He suffered from a sasaeng harassment during Chenle’s birthday V-Live.
- NCT’s Jeno, Haechan, and Jaemin grew up together and are now reaching a dream together too.
- Jeno took home the archery gold medal against I.M during the 2020 Idol Star Athletics Championships.
- He doesn’t have piercings on his ear lobes but wears fake earrings (that almost always slip down his ears).
- He prefers playing sports than working out.
- He thinks he is the most uninteresting member of NCT Dream.
- In an interview, he said he’s comfortable sharing a room with Haechan because he likes to cuddle a lot.
- He thinks he has the strongest will in the group.
- He liked making Gundam models.
- He wants to watch Bohemian Rhapsody alone. The story inspires him.
- He usually carries portable batteries in his bag.
- He feels jealous that other members get to wear colored contact lenses, but he can’t wear them often.
- He thinks the best part of being with NCT Dream is the great friendship on and off work.
- He thinks Haechan is the most fun and interesting group member.
- He likes the Chinese dish Sweet and Sour Pork.
- Renjun describes Jeno as handsome, handsome, handsome.
- Jeno describes Renjun as a pure boy, nice, and young.
- When he first debuted, he felt uncomfortable speaking in official events but MC-ing for shows helped him a lot.
- His childhood dream was to become an architect and design cars but doesn’t regret not being able to reach these dreams.
- He associates the words growth and hope when he hears the word “dream.”
- Sunglasses are his favorite accessories.
- His favorite song is EXO’s Promise.
- He participated in writing their song Dream Run. It is also his favorite song from their 3rd mini album We Boom.
- Park Ji-Sung is his favorite football player.
- Cast Member in Disney Channel Korea’s Mickey Mouse Club back in 2015.
- Cameo Role in Naver TV Cast’s A-TEEN Episode 20
- Guest in KBS’s Hello Counselor Episode 423 and Battle Trip Episode 152
- Special Appearance in JTBC’s Idol Room Episode 38
- 20160908, 20160922, 20170907 Weekly Guest MC in Mnet’s M Countdown
- MC in SBS MTV’s The Show from May 22, 2018 – November 26, 2019.
- Young Jeno in a Seoul Milk commercial:-
Jeno doesn’t have personal social media accounts, but only NCT Dream group accounts.
- NCT Dream – Official NCT Dream Youtube channel
- NCT Daily – Music videos and shenanigans
- NCT Dance – For dance practices and Renjun-focused dance
V App: NCT
Weibo: NCT_DREAM, NCT_official