Stage Name: Vernon (버논)
Real Name: Hansol Vernon Chwe (최한솔)
Nickname: Mr. Headphones, Peacekeeper, 4D
Team: Hip Hop
Birthdate: February 18, 1998
Hometown: New York
Blood Type: A
Shoe size: 280mm
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Hobbies: Webtoon, watching movies, reading
Training Period: 3 years and 3 months
- He’s from New York but moved to Korea when he was 5 years old.
- He likes to play the guitar and he learned it from his father.
- He has a little sister named Sofia.
- He’s extremely ticklish.
- His favorite rappers are Drake, T.I, J.Cole and Kendrick Lamar.
- He loves Nicki Minaj as well as the other members too.
- He shares rooms with Seung Gwan the most.
- His favorite music genres are Rap, R&B and Hip Hop. He also likes Jazz too.
- His favorite Seasons are Summer and Fall.
- He likes cats & has his own pet cat. His cats name is ‘Dodam’. The name of the cat was picked by his cousin.
- He wishes he could have good speaking skills like Seung Gwan does.
- His favorite food is chocolate.
- He likes chocolate cakes & cheese cakes & loves cheeseburgers.
- He likes plums.
- He loves to watch movies.
- His role models are his parents and his teachers.
- He was voted by the other members as the shyest member.
- He’s slow at reacting to things.
- His ideal type is a girl who has pretty legs.
- His favorite animals are dogs.
- His family loves in Hongdae but he lives in Gangnam since Seventeen’s dorm is located there.
- His parents are his role models.
- He likes the movie Fight Club.
- He likes the actors Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio & Johnny Depp.
- His favorite korean actor is Lee Byung Han.
- He likes the korean drama, IRIS.
- He loves English/British accents and he likes Australian accents.
- He’s one of the members that gets scared the easiest.
- If he could be born as an animal, he would like to be a dragon.
- If he had to serenade a girl, he would sing John Legend’s ‘Stay With You’.
- He doesn’t have a favorite girl group.
- His favorite movie is Cloud Atlas.
- He would choose music over food.
- If he could introduce a member to his family, he would choose Soonyoung.
- He has an interest for fashion and he owns a lot of hats.
- If he could have a super power, he would choose Telepathy as his power.
- He likes the month December.
- He was nicknamed ‘Twix’ since he had a lot of Twix in their practice room.
- He prefers watching movies over reading.
- He watches webtoons.
- 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 likes singing but he’s not good at it. He copies Seungkwan’s adlibs sometimes.
- Between morning or night, he prefers night.
- He views himself as a really free person.
- The meaning behind his stage name is that it’s his middle name and also his mother’s surname.
- He says Korea is more comfortable for him compared to America.
- He got casted at a station in front of his middle school. The more he practices, the more his dream of becoming a singer became official.
- His role model is American rapper J Cole. He wants to be a great artist like him. He wants to be an improving artist who climbs the steps til the final aim.
- He was a contestant on ‘JTBC Made in U’
- He was part of ‘Kids Explore Life’
- He appeared in Hello Venus ‘Venus’ MV
- Appeared in Seventeen TV from 2013-2014.
- Performed at Like Seventeen Shows 1, 2, 3 and 4.
- Performed at Wapop Concert from August- September 2014.
- Performed at SBS Awards Festival in December 2014.
- Appeared in MBC’s ‘Hello Stranger’ in 2015.