Lee Taeil 이태일 is the main vocal of Block B.
Taeil was born on Monday, September 24, 1990, in Seoul. He’s Block B’s oldest member. He’s older than the maknae, P.O., by 2 years, 4 months, and 9 days.
Like fellow members B-Bomb and Jaehyo, he was born in the Chinese Year of the Horse. He’s a Libra. At a height of 167 cm or 5'5½", he’s Block B’s shortest member. He’s shorter than the tallest members, Jaehyo and Zico, by 15 cm. His blood type is AB.
He studied at Digital Seoul Cultural Arts University. He has an older sister and a younger brother named Taehyung.
Taeil’s trainee period was the shortest of the Block B members’ training time, only a few months, but he had six years of vocal lessons. He went to Kim Myungki’s Vocal Academy, which Wheesung and Secret’s Song Jieun attended. As a ballad singer, he never sang much R&B before joining Block B. Of the members, he has the hardest time learning new choreography.
He has multiple tattoos. For a short time, he had a pierced eyebrow.
Taeil’s hobbies are owning fish and collecting hats. He has a large collection of tropical fish and can even tell their scientific names. He used to have one he called “Super Equus.”
When first meeting Taeil, Cho PD said, “You’re cute!”
According to B-Bomb, Taeil’s easily frightened; if you hide and jump out to surprise him, he’ll be scared.
He once fell asleep and stayed in the bathtub until 4 in the morning.