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Vernon (SEVENTEEN) Profile, Bio, and Facts


Vernon (버논) is a South Korean singer and a member of the K-pop boy group SEVENTEEN under Pledis Entertainment.

Vernon (SEVENTEEN) Profile

Stage Name Vernon (버논)
Birth Name Hansol Vernon Chwe
Occupation Rapper, songwriter
Birthday February 18, 1998
Active Years 2015–present
Age 25 years old (in 2023)
Zodiac Sign Aquarius/Pisces Cusp
Height 178 cm (5’10″)
Weight 62 kg (136 lbs)
Nationality Korean-American
Blood Type A

Vernon (SEVENTEEN) Facts:

Early Life

– Vernon is from Manhattan, New York City, New York.
– He attended Changcheon Middle School but later dropped out.
– He went to Ewha W.U Elementary School.

Personal Life

– Vernon’s MBTI type is ENTP, his previous ones were ISTP, ISFP, and ENFP.
– He moved to Korea when he was 5 years old.
– He has a Spotify playlist known as “Oh Wow”.
– He is from the Hip-hop sub-unit of SEVENTEEN.
– His father is Korean and his mother is American.
– He has a younger sister born in 2004.
– He has a shoe size of 280mm.
– He owns a cat named Dodam.
– His opening line is, “This is Seventeen’s 4D rapper Vernon.”
– He was cast in front of his middle school at a station.
– Vernon’s ideal type is Someone his heart can connect with.
– He was 14 years old when was cast.
– He lives in his own dorm room now, he used to share a room with Hoshi.
– He’s a very ticklish person.
– He has a lot of hats and has a very good fashion style.
– His hobbies include webtoons, watching movies, and reading.
– He thinks more about a person’s personality and heart than appearance.
– He once bought a BB-8 robot from Star Wars when he went to Japan.
– He doesn’t have a favorite girl group.
– He would introduce Hoshi to his parents when he was asked to choose from the group.
– He keeps a lot of Twix in the practice room.
– He’s a deep person even though he looks childish.
– Vernon is the shyest member as voted by the SEVENTEEN members.
– He shares a room with Seungkwan when they travel overseas.
– He loves wearing casual clothes with a little spiciness.
– He acts cute around girl groups, he smiles with his eyes around them but doesn’t do it around members.
– He is part of MOLA which has 15&’s Jimin, Seungyoun, Kino from Pentagon, and Nathan in it.
– He is easy-going.
– He is usually the slowest at whatever everyone else is doing, and the hyungs scold him for it.
– He wants to have good speaking skills like Seungkwan.
– His mother misspelled his last name as Chwe instead of Choi, that’s why his last name is now Chwe.
– He is known among his fans for his good nature.
– He has the same birthday, height, weight, and even foot size as his team member DK.
– He mostly reads on the subway when going back and forth from home or the practice room.
– Although he was in charge of rapping in SEVENTEEN, he was initially in a vocal position.
– He has a birthmark under his right thumb.
– His paternal grandmother ran a restaurant, and he says that his grandmother’s rice is really delicious.
– When he was in elementary school, his dream was to become a film producer or appear in a movie
– He has a pollen allergy.
– He naturally has curly hair.
– He went to a Muay Thai academy when he was young.


– Vernon serves as the Rapper, Sub Vocalist, Visual, and Face of the Group in SEVENTEEN.
– He participated in the show “Show Me The Money 4” and got eliminated later in the third round.
– He has been featured in Bumzu’s “Bucket List”, Omega Sapien’s “Wrecker”, Drunken Tiger’s “Bumaye (Remix Version)” and Tobi Lou’s “Looped Up”.
– He has sung an OST, “Love Revolution (webtoon)”.
– He attended Hera Seoul Fashion Week on March 28, 2017.
– He also went to the Lotte Avenuel Jamsil branch boutique opening event.
– He also attended Paris Fashion Week on June 23, 2023.
– He released his solo mixtape on December 23, 2022, named Black Eye Vernon.

Appearances & Participations

– Vernon appeared on a variety show “Tutor” along with Pentagon’s Hongseok, WJSN‘s Luda, and many more, he acted as a tutor.
– He has appeared in Orange Caramel’s “My Copycat”, Hello Venus’ “Venus” and Man of K’s “Falling” MVs.
– He has appeared on Baek Jong-won’s 3rd Heavenly King, Talented People, Mystery Music Show King of Mask Singer, Idol Star Athletics Championships, Happy Together, Idol on Quiz, and many more.
– He also appeared on radio shows like Lee Guk-Ju’s Young Street, Jung So-min’s Young Street, Idol Radio, Lee Jun’s Young Street, Kim Chang-yeol’s Old School, and Jeong Eun-ji’s Song Plaza.
– He was an MC for M Countdown.
– He is an ambassador for R.M.K., bioderma and Kezo.

Likes & Dislikes

– He likes the rappers, Drake, T.I, J.Cole, and Kendrick Lamar.
– He enjoys the month of December.
– He is a big fan of David Bowie.
– Lee Byung Han is his favorite actor.
– He is a fan of Harry Potter.
– He adores the actors Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio & Johnny Depp.
– He enjoys Star Wars.
– Cats are his favorite animal.
– He likes watching movies over reading.
– He likes octopuses.

Food Preferences

– He can’t eat peanuts since he’s allergic.
– His favorite food is Tofu.
– He likes tofu stew the most.


– Vernon has many nicknames including 4D rapper, Sol Yi, Bercaprio, Beo Seung-Kwan, Pine Namul, Hansol State, Chu Hansol, Choi Natchu, Noni, Baby Polar Bear, Past Rich, Ddol, ttori, Pine Cone, Leftover food disposal, Janbantori, Soup Boy, Bunyeon, Choi Vernon, Beolnong, Baby Stone Rice Cake, Mudo Kids, K-pop poppy, Smith, Handsome Alien, Weber, and Beobuki.

Instagram: vernonline

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

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