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VERNON Profile

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Pledis Entertainment
Name VERNON | 버논
Full Name Hansol Vernon Chwe | 한솔 버논 최
Korean Name Chwe Hansol | 최한솔 | 崔韓率
Born February 18, 1998
Hometown New York, NY, USA
Citizenship Republic of Korea, United States of America
Height 178cm | 5′-10″
Shoe Size 280mm
Blood Type A
Family Mother, Father, Younger Sister
Education Changchun Middle School (dropout)
Ewha Womans University Elementary School
Years Active 2015 – present
Position Rapper
Label Pledis Entertainment
Official Page Instagram @vernonline


  • He was discovered on the street by a casting director of Pledis Entertainment when he was in middle school.
  • He was born in New York and raised in Seoul. His family moved to Mapo, Seoul when he was 5 years old, and moved to Incheon when he was in middle school.
  • He dropped out of Changchun Middle School and was homeschooled.
  • His stage name Vernon is his middle name and also his mom’s maiden name.
  • Motto: Just do it.
  • He respects his parents the most.
  • He participated in the survival show Made in U when he was in middle school.
  • He is allergic to peanuts.
  • Both his parents are contemporary artists.


  • Sol-ee: Hansol-ee → Sol-ee
  • VerCaprio: Vernon + DiCaprio.
    Some people say he looks like an actor Leonardo DiCaprio.


  • Animal: cats
  • Book: Harry Potter
  • Food: tofu


  • Mother
    Name: Melody Chwe | 멜로디 최
    She is a French American who is from Miami, Florida.
  • Father
    Name: Simon Chwe | 사이먼 최
    He is Korean.
  • Younger Sister
    Name: Sofia Elizabeth Hangyul Chwe | 소피아 엘리자베스 한결 최
    Born: 2004
    YouTube: @MyEnglishGarden


  • M.O.L.A Crew: HoHo (guitarist), NATHAN (composer), JAMIE (Park Jimin), KINO (PENTAGON), Cho Seungyoun (UNIQ) and Vernon are the M.O.L.A (Make Our Lives Awesome) crew members.

VERNON (SEVENTEEN) Categories: K-pop Idols Born in 1998 | K-pop Idols Born in February

References: GOING SEVENTEEN 2019 EP14, SEVENTEEN Star Road EP15, 150618 TENASIA