Moon Taeil is a South Korean singer; main vocalist of NCT U AND NCT 127. He is the oldest member of all of NCT. 

NCT 127’s second full-length album NCT #127 Neo Zone, released in March 2020, remained on Billboard 200 for ten weeks after entering the Top 5, while NCT’s second full-length album RESONANCE, released in October of the same year, set record as double million seller. 

Taeil had launched his personal Instagram account, mo.on_air, on July 6. So far, he has only posted five pictures on his Instagram handle, and follows only seven people, all of which are fellow NCT bandmates.

Before Taeil, this record was held by Harry Potter star Rupert Grint. He managed to gain one million followers in four hours and one minute. Friends star Jennifer Anniston, was also one of the previous record holders. She gained one million followers in five hours and sixteen minutes.

Footballer David Beckham, Pope Francis and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have all also been record holders in this category. 

Taking to Twitter on Tuesday, Guinness World Records tweeted, "Congratulations to @NCTsmtown's TAEIL MOON who's set a new record for the fastest time to reach 1M followers on @instagram just one hour and 45 mins! #NCT #NCTU."

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Taeil thanked his fans and stated, “Thank you to all the fans! I was so surprised when I heard the news! I never imagined myself becoming a Guinness World Records title holder, and am truly grateful for all the love and support. I would not be here without my members and our NCTzens. I’ll try my best to connect and communicate even more through socials. I love you all! – TAEIL MOON.”





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