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Vernon (Seventeen) Facts and Profile, Vernon’s Ideal Type

Vernon (Seventeen) Facts and Profile; Vernon’s Ideal Type
Vernon

Stage Name: Vernon (버논)
Birth Name: Hansol Vernon Choi
Korean Name: Choi Hansol (최한솔)
Position: Main Rapper
Birthday: 18 February 1998
Zodiac sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Korean-American
Hometown: New York, United States
Height: 178 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 62 kg (136 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Sub-Unit: Hip-Hop Team
Instagram: @chwenotchew

Vernon facts:
– He’s from New York but moved to Korea when he was 5 years old.
– His mother is American and his father is Korean.
– He has a little sister named Sofia.
– He’s very close to his sister, he even got a temporary tattoo of her name on his arm.
– He got cast at a station in front of his middle school.
– Vernon was 14 years old when he got street casted.
– His family lives in Hongdae but he lives in Gangnam since Seventeen’s dorm is located there.
– His mom moved in Korea as well (when he was 5) but since she doesn’t speak Korean, at home they kept talking in English, that’s why Vernon’s English is so good.
– His favorite rappers are Drake, T.I, J.Cole, and Kendrick Lamar.
– He’s extremely ticklish.
– He’s one of the members that gets scared the easiest.
– He likes the month December.
– He admires David Bowie.
– He has an interest for fashion and he owns a lot of hats.
– His favorite ice cream is Vanilla ice cream.
– His favorite food is chocolate.
– He likes chocolate cakes and cheesecakes.
– He loves cheeseburgers.
– His hobbies are reading webtoons, watching movies, reading.
– He likes the actors Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio & Johnny Depp.
– His favorite Korean actor is Lee Byung Han.
– He is a Harry Potter fan.
– He’s a Star Wars fan and bought a BB-8 robot when he was in Japan (source: SVT Club)
– His favorite Seasons are Summer and Fall.
– His favorite animals are dogs.
– He likes cats and he has his own pet cat, named ‘Dodam’. The name of the cat was picked by his cousin.
– He doesn’t have a favorite girl group.
– He prefers watching movies over reading.
– If he could introduce a member to his family, he would choose Soonyoung.
– He received the nickname ‘Twix’ because he had a lot of Twix in their practice room.
– He was voted by the other members as the shyest member.
– He was voted by the members for acting most cute around girl groups. He says he smiles with his eyes around girls and not around his members.
– He was in Man of K’s “Falling” MV, Hello Venus’ “Venus” MV, and Orange Caramel’s “My Copycat” MV.
– Vernon had a collaboration with the group M.O.L.A. (Make Our Lives Awesome), which consists of him, 15&’s Jimin, UNIQ’s Luizy (Seungyoun), and Nathan, for the song “Chillin”.
– He loves English/British accents and he likes Australian accents.
– Vernon said that now he is better in Korean more than his own language, English.
– He views himself as a really free person.
– His role models are his parents and his teachers, as well as the American rapper J Cole.
– The meaning behind his stage name is that it’s his middle name and also his mother’s surname.
– Vernon is close with PENTAGON‘s Kino. He even bought Kino a phone case when he was in Japan.
– He wishes he could have good speaking skills like SeungKwan does.
– He shares rooms with SeungKwan the most.
– He’s an easygoing person. He always takes the longest doing whatever everyone else is doing, and the hyungs scold him for it. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
– He likes a casual style with a little spicy impact. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
– He looks childish, but actually, he’s a deep person. He places importance in not discriminating against anything/not being prejudice. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
– He was a pretty ordinary student, playing games with his friends in Internet cafes. Then, when he was in his 2nd year of middle school, he was scouted at an office as he was going home from school on the subway. It changed his life completely. If he wasn’t scouted at that time, he would have no idea where he’d be or what he’d be doing now. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
– Vernon competed in “Show Me The Money 4” but got eliminated on the Third Round.
– Vernon is a cast member on the variety show “Tutor“, along with other Kpop idols like Pentagon’s Hongseok, WJSN‘s Luda, etc. Vernon is an English tutor.
– Vernon doesn’t care about appearance. He cares more about the person’s personality and heart. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
Vernon’s ideal type is someone his heart can connect with.

(Special thanks to pledis17, Dani (@w00zis on twitter), jxnn, HVC_SVT, HanHan0218, jxnn, cherrycarat, Payette Lune, SOO ♡)

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  • Keme

    He caught my attention since I saw him for the first time. (Back then I didn’t even know he’s a Seventeen member, just randomly saw a gif with him) 😀

  • Kala

    I love him. I like him so much with longer hair! <3

  • Phoebe

    He looks so much like Ashton Irwin from the band ‘5 seconds of summer’!

  • jxnn

    From Japanese Seventeen Magazine —
    Vernon: active also as a solo rapper
    – he’s an easygoing person. he always takes the longest doing whatever everyone else is doing, and the hyungs scold him for it
    – he likes a casual style with a little spicy impact
    – he looks childish, but actually, he’s a deep person. he places importance in not discriminating against anything/not being prejudice
    – he was a pretty ordinary student, playing games with his friends in Internet cafes. then, when he was in his 2nd year of middle school, he was scouted at an office as he was going home from school on the subway. it changed his life completely. if he wasn’t scouted at that time, he would have no idea where he’d be or what he’d be doing now

  • Mia Grasia M. Sibunga

    Does anyone knows how many years did Vernon trained?

  • jxnn

    i think 3 or 4 years? check http://pledis17.com/faq i think they have info on it

  • Namgay zam

    Does anyone of you know his favourite colour and his favourite brand of clothes?

  • Mia Grasia M. Sibunga

    jxnn Yeah! Thank you!
    Do you know other reliable site about Seventeen’s facts?

  • Mia Grasia M. Sibunga

    Who knows Vernon’s closest friend among Seventeen?

  • Mia Grasia M. Sibunga

    Aside from Seungkwan?

  • jxnn

    sorry, not really. it’s mostly that website and this website. otherwise some twitter acct translate any new info that comes out, which i try to bring to this website !

  • Mia Grasia M. Sibunga

    Oh? I see. Thank you by the way. 😊

  • Lyba Shaikh

    Not many people know but he is really close to Jun

  • Reunie

    I think Vernon is close with all members, he seems extrovert. I really like him bcz sometimes he approaches Jun (and other “silent members”) when no one does.

  • rebecca chin

    I ❤ u vernon
    😍😍

  • starsol

    Huh? But even Nathan has is his tt bio ‘1/5 M.O.L.A.) and on their official channel it’s written 5 molas not M.O.L.A. ft. Vernon and Kino or something

  • Jenny

    Omg he is exactly like me

  • Marjorie Valencia Irwin

    OMG. yah i’m 5sos fan and i like Ashton . and thats the reason why i’m here coz i think he looks like him <3

  • HERO X X

    Omg same !!

  • OmNomNaomi

    his height is 180 cm now? WOT HE GREW !? ;O;

  • Thrisha

    He has a tattoo right? On his left or right arm. It was Sofia’s Name

  • Ekie

    He got a temporary tattoo of her name on his arm

  • Vernon’sGirlfriend

    Vernon!!!! Neomu neomu jincha wanjeon jeongmal saranghae!!! You’re so handsome and i really like you when you rap..

  • Baepsae 98

    I couldn’t pass but notice that this boy looks like Gerard Way plus the jawline, fight me on that.

  • Adina

    he shares birthday with bts’s jhope and obvisouly dk but wHY THERE ISNT SAID

  • cherrycarat

    he’s a star wars fan and bought a BB-8 robot when he was in Japan (source: SVT Club)

  • Mystic A

    Isn’t he closest with Kyla from Pristin? And he got slapped from Eunwoo?

  • Nathi

    Uhm Perhaps because this article is not about Hoseok or DK but it’s about vernon did you ever think about it? so they do not have to mention who has birthday on the same day

  • yanansplants

    lmao calm down girl it’s a fact I don’t see why it would be wrong to be written here

  • Nathi

    but they don’t need to mention it or have you see other profiles where it is written ?

  • Jashai Burrows

    Hol on, he likes reading webtoons. O luvvvvv webtoonssssssaaaaaaa, o ma gad, wee thisbis why u issa my bias

  • Andi

    Its Roa, not Eunwoo. But Eunwoo did collaborate with Vernon in a song called Sickness

  • Andi Erin

    Okay its not Roa its Rena

  • Andi Erin

    He was also supposed to be in the performance unit right?

  • Payette Lune

    In the new show Vernon is in called “Tutor”, he said his height was 1,78 cm ^^

  • Hoshi-san

    They said on a show that Woozi was in the original performance unit lineup, but this was a long time ago, even before 17TV
    I don’t know about Vernon tho

  • KProfiles

    @payettelune:disqus
    Thanks a lot for the update and for providing the source, it’s much appreciated! 🙂

  • Jocelyn Yu

    He is in a group called M.O.L.A.

  • ZeldaWolff

    He is also featured on a track of Drunken Tiger’s new album. The track is called Bumaye.

  • James

    Guy let me joint

  • July baby

    Vernon is ose friend with Park Jimin of 15& and Tobi Lou a Nigerian-American Rapper

  • alberto gonzález

    what is his mother’s ethnicity?

  • simplenism

    vernon said spring is his least favorite season because he has pollen allergy