Vernon (Seventeen) Height, Weight, Age, Family, Biography

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Vernon Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 63 kg
Date of Birth February 18, 1998
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Eye Color Hazel

Vernon is a Korean-American rapper and songwriter who is famous as a member of the music group, Seventeen since 2015. He has more than 3 million followers on Instagram and more than 50k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Hansol Vernon Chwe

Nick Name

Vernon, Mr. Headphones, DiCaprio, 7Peacekeeper, Nonnie, 4D, Vernonnie, Twix, Vern, Vercaprio

Vernon as seen on the red carpet of the Gaon Chart K-pop Awards in 2016
Vernon as seen on the red carpet of the Gaon Chart K-pop Awards in 2016 (SHAQ Photo / Wikimedia / CC BY 4.0)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

New York, United States

Nationality

South Korean, American

Occupation

Rapper, Songwriter

Family

  • Mother – Melody Vernon
  • Siblings – Choi Hangyeol ‘Sofia’ (Younger Sister)

Manager

Vernon is represented by Pledis Entertainment.

Genre

K-pop, Hip Hop, R&B, EDM, Synth-pop

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar

Labels

Pledis Entertainment

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

63 kg or 139 lbs

 

Vernon as seen at the Incheon International Airport in 2019
Vernon as seen at the Incheon International Airport in 2019 (Korea Dispatch / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (White, Asian)

He has American ancestry on his mother’s side and is of Korean descent on his father’s side.

Hair Color

Black

However, he often dyes his hair in various bright colors.

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Boyish charm

Brand Endorsements

  • AO+ Lens
  • Lafuma
  • Thief and Heist
  • Clean Perfume
  • Dynafit
  • Clean Perfume
  • DD Chicken
  • The Saem

Vernon Favorite Things

Source – Carat.Fandom.com, KProfiles.com

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Vernon and his bandmates seen performing the song Oh My! in 2018
Vernon and his bandmates seen performing the song Oh My! in 2018 (TenAsia / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

Vernon Facts

  1. His family emigrated from New York to South Korea when Vernon was 5 years old.
  2. He and Joshua are the only English speakers in the group.
  3. Vernon is a part of the hip-hop unit as well as the main rapper in Seventeen.
  4. He has a peanut allergy.
  5. He faced racial discrimination as a kid in South Korea and was pejoratively called a ‘halfer’ (meaning mixed race).
  6. Vernon has a shy personality.
  7. He is the 2nd youngest member of Seventeen after Dino.
  8. He bears a close resemblance to a young Leonardo DiCaprio. Due to this, fans have nicknamed him ‘Vercaprio’.

Featured Image by SHAQ Photo / Wikimedia / CC BY 4.0

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