South Korean singer, dancer Kim Tae Goon, better known as Taegoon, quickly gained massive popularity after joining a talent show Battle Shinhwa in 2005. Four years later, he officially launched his singing career under the management of Logi Entertainment Company. Up to now, he has had 4 solo concerts and earned a Best New Male Artists nomination by Mnet Asian Music . Besides singing, he also starred as Jung Woo Hyuk in Piano Above the Sea (2010).
From his early age, Taegoon soon showed an interest in music and dancing In his teens, he attended art-oriented high school and later attended Korea National University of Arts but dropped out to pursue his singing career. He decided to join the Battle Shinhwa contest and reached the final round. After uncountable times of being rejected, in 2009, he was discovered by Logi Entertainment
Taegoon has a lifelong friendship with famous singer Kim Jae Joong since childhood.