Quick Facts of Hansol Vernon Chwe
- Full NameHansol Vernon Chwe
- Net Worth $1Million
- Date of Birth1998 /02 /18
- NicknameVernon Seventeen
- Marital StatusSingle
- BirthplaceNew York, United States
- Active Year2015-Present
- Eye colourBrown
- Hair colourBlonde
- Height5ft 10inches (1.78 m)
- Weight136 lbs (62 kg)
- EducationEwha University Elementary School
- Online PresenceTwitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube
Hansol Vernon, Korean-American rapper is recognized with his stage name, Chwe Vernon. Famous as the main rapper of the Korean hip-hop boy group Seventeen; many fans recognized him as Vernon Seventeen. Moreover, he is one of the talented musicians who earned a heavy fanbase as a young musician.
Seventeen came into the limelight as Seventeen’s lead rapper through a reality TV series, Seventeen TV which culminated into a TV show Seventeen Project: Big Debut Plan, which aired on May 2015. He also appeared on Mnet’s Show Me the Money 4. If you like to know more in details about Vernon’s career as well as personal life, earnings & net worth then read Vernon Seventeen’s profile and find whatever you seek.
Who Is Vernon Seventeen? His Bio & Wiki
Vernon Seventeen is a Korean-American rapper and lead singer in the hip-hop band, Seventeen. Moreover, the band is made up of 13 members grouped into 3 sub-units, the Hip-Hop Unit (his current unit), the Vocal Unit, and the Performance Unit. Moreover, they are able to pool their different talents together and most of their songs are huge hits.
Vernon was born as Hansol Vernon Chwe on 18th of February, 1998, New York, USA. At the age of 5, Vernon’s family went to South Korea where he was raised in the Hongdae neighborhood of Seoul, the capital city of South Korea. Moreover, Vernon’s nationality is Korean-American and his ethnic background is Asian.
Furthermore, Vernon graduated from Ewha University Elementary School. Besides, he developed a passion for hip-hop at an early age. As a teenager, Vernon got signed on to the record label Pledis Entertainment.
Inside Of Vernon Seventeen’s Hip Hop Career
Talking about Seventeen’s profession, he came into the limelight as Seventeen’s lead rapper through a reality TV series, Seventeen TV. He then appeared in a TV show Seventeen Project: Big Debut Plan which aired on May 2015. Besides, he moved on to play on Mnet’s Show Me the Money 4.
Furthermore, the group released its first episode titled 17 Carat which secured Billboard’s 10 Best K-pop Albums in 2015. Their second episode, Boys Be turned out to be the highest selling rookie album of 2015. All that success landed because of their performance on Billboard’s 21 Under 21: Music’s Hottest Young Stars list for the year 2015.
Moreover, he made his guest appearance on the talent reality series Seventeen TV which was broadcasted online. The show chronicled his training among other young talents which helped them build an early fanbase for the music fans. The grand final of the show was a live showcase on 26th of May, 2015, which marked the group’s debut.
How Much Is Vernon Seventeen’s Salary & Net Worth?
Seventeen is a multi-talented star who maintains a handsome amount of fortune from his career as a KPop singer. As of 2019, Vernon’s band, Seventeen’s YouTube channel has average earnings of $5.3K to $84.8K per month. Also, his yearly earning is $63.6K to $1Million per year.
Being a part of the Hip-Hop Unit in K-Pop band Seventeen, Vernon collected a huge amount of money as revenue from his band’s official YouTube, and his stint in several concerts such as World Tours and Asian Tours serves to heighten his fortunes.
Vernon Seventeen’s Age, Facts & Body Measurement
The famous Korean rapper is currently 21 years old as per birthdate. Vernon has a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) and weighs around 136 lbs (62 kg). But, there are no other details about her body measurement as presently.
For some reason, probably due to his good looks, many Vernon fans believe he has some semblance of popular Hollywood actor, Leonardo DiCaprio. Also, he is referred to as the Leonardo DiCaprio of K-Pop.
Vernon Seventeen’s Social Media
The famous Korean rapper is active on social media such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. He also has a huge number of fan following on his social accounts. As of 2019, Vernon has 1.5 Million followers on Instagram and 3.83k on Twitter. He also has 48K followers on Facebook and 3.4 Million subscribers on YouTube channel.
Who Is Vernon Seventeen’s Girlfriend? Know About His Affairs
Coming up to personal life, Vernon had a girlfriend in the past. Moreover, he was found to be dating a girl during his school life as well. Besides, his ex-girlfriend dragged the raper into a controversy after she posted some of their private messages on social media.
In 14th of February 2012, his ex-girlfriend’s friend joked that she ‘Hoped Vernon and his girlfriend (who is her friend) had a break up so that he wouldn’t receive chocolates tomorrow’, which could be taken as a proof that he had a girlfriend back in 2012.
After his breakup with an ex-girlfriend, he is currently single. Despite, he labels his ideal type as a chill girl who always listens and supports him and does not hesitate to show the right feelings.
Vernon Seventeen’s Family And Parents, Siblings
Vernon’s father, Simon Choi is a South Korean artist and his mother, Melody Chwe is an art teacher in the United States. The rapper has only one sibling, a sister named Sofia Chwe.
According to the source, JYP Entertainment and FNC Entertainment approached Sofia for recruitment. The netizen posted the following message, claiming to be in the same school as Vernon’s sister:
“I go to the same school as Vernon’s younger sister. She was street-cast by both FNC and JYP. Apparently, she was signed by Pledis Entertainment already, but the contract was canceled so it looks like she will be a trainee at another company soon.“
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Moreover, his middle name Vernon was actually his mother’s middle name. Hence, he also adopted it as his stage name. Settled in the States, his family moved to South Korea when he was a child.