Taking care of 22 other members and yourself is a difficult job for anyone, but NCT’s Taeyong takes on the challenge with a warm and open heart. Though the lines between leader and parent are blurred, the endless care and love Taeyong pours into his members is a testament to his kind nature. These ten moments highlight only some of the reasons why Taeyong is the sweetest leader and will have you smiling at how beautiful his soul is.
introducing lee taeyong: a very happy father of 22 children pic.twitter.com/PmdBrfHPgw
— ꐕ (@thinktaeyong) September 25, 2020
1. Taeyong With NCT Dream
For the youngest of the NCT family, Taeyong guarantees that they’ll always be well taken care of.
#taeyong supportive leader ☹️❤️
2. Taeyong And Winwin
Acting cute so Winwin can get ice cream is a double kill moment.
remember when winwin wanted ice cream and taeyong asked which one he liked, and he bought it 🥺💗 pic.twitter.com/539swn4dxV
— 🍃 (@wintaendo) October 2, 2021
3. Mentoring Sungchan
Not only does he take his time to monitor and teach Sungchan, but he also makes sure to compliment him and encourage him.
4. His Wise Words
Taeyong is NCT’s pillar of strength and only wants the best for them.
taeyong giving his word to the members on how they could work better as a team and giving positive advice 🥺 he hopes they feel comfortable working as an artists and wants everyone to be satisfied about their work 😭
leader taeyong😭😭❤️ pic.twitter.com/5JOwUDZRvp
— 🌸 (@nctairong) July 6, 2021
5. Cooking For His Members
Being well-fed is at the top of Taeyong’s priorities for his members, and while he’s feeling the weight of being a mom, there’s nothing he would change.
6. Counting His Children
With 22 kids to take care of, it’s impossible to know if everyone’s there just with a glance. Taeyong makes sure no one gets left behind.
— taeyong loops (@tyongsloop) December 17, 2020
7. Sweet Potatoes
Taeyong’s love for sweet potatoes is famous, but his love for his members is even greater. The smile on Hendery’s face is worth giving up any potato.
8. Protective Taeyong
Amid the chaos that comes hand in hand with putting a bunch of young men together, Taeyong ensures Shotaro‘s safety with the biggest hug.
doyoung and taeyong were fighting for the ball till taeyong and shotaro fell so taeyong preciously hugged shotaro and asked if he was okay 😭 pic.twitter.com/qqDGnnxCkS
— 태유연 🌹 𝙻𝚘𝚟𝚎 𝚃𝚑𝚎𝚘𝚛𝚢 (@taeyeweon) May 19, 2022
9. His Award Speeches
He never forgets to mention any of his members, and his love for them shines bright.
10. Analog Trip NCT 127
Despite a tiring schedule, Taeyong pours his whole heart into his music, especially when it’s about his members.
#taeyong: all the members told me they loved it, so that was the sweetest compliment i could want from anyone. through analog trip, i found the time to share my song with the members. it has been the sweetest time 🥺💚 pic.twitter.com/bwVOdJIBXD
— 태유연 🌹 𝙻𝚘𝚟𝚎 𝚃𝚑𝚎𝚘𝚛𝚢 (@taeyeweon) December 17, 2021