Vernon Seventeen Biography, Personal Life, Career, Girlfriend, Net Worth

Profession: Singers/Bands
Date of birth: Feb 18, 1998
Age: 24
Net worth: 500 Hundred Thousand
Birth Place: New York, NY
Height (m): 1.78
Religion: Christianity
Relationship Status: In Relationship

Vernon Seventeen is a Korean-American rapper who is best known for his association with the Korean hip-hop group “Seventeen.” Whilst his stage name might suggest that the band is comprised of 17 members, it is actually a group with 13 guys. The band has 3 divisions, a hip-hop unit, a vocal unit, and a performance unit. The group has people from various backgrounds and they usually pool their different talents together which makes them successful.

Vernon came to fame as the lead rapper for the group “Seventeen.” The group even had a reality TV series which went by the title “Seventeen TV.” Vernon even went on to compete on Mnet’s “Show Me the Money 4”. Let us now get to know a bit more about this young star.

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Vernon Seventeen: Early Life and Education

You might know him as Vernon Seventeen but it is actually his stage name. The musician was born as Hansol Vernon Chwe on the 18th of February, 1988, in New York. When Hansol was only 5 years old, his family decided to move to South Korea and he was raised for the most part in the Hongdae neighbourhood of Seoul.

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Looking at his education, Vernon went on to join the Ewha University Elementary School for his elementary education. He completed all his schooling in Korea and it was there that he began showing a passion for hip-hop music. His growing love for the music in his teenage years later resulted in Vernon signing on to the record label “Pledis Entertainment.”

Vernon Seventeen: Career

Soon after signing a record label, Vernon made his appearance on the talent show “Seventeen TV.” The show exposed him to the entire world and helped him build an early fanbase. On the 26th of 2015, the show came to its grand finale and it was the beginning for the group Seventeen. Next, the group released their debut EP called “17 Carat.” The song came out on many digital platforms and was able to outlast every other K-pop songs on the 2015’s US charts. The group next came up with their second EP “Boys Be” and it was again a huge commercial success. This was even able to earn them several critical acclaims at the Seoul Music Awards.

On the 25th of April, 2016, the group came up with their first studio album. It was titled “Love and Letter” and undoubtedly the album became a massive success. This then followed the band’s first tour to Asia where they performed in Japan, Singapore, Australia, China and Vernon’s hometown of Seoul.

Vernon Seventeen: Personal Life

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Hansol is a man of mixed ethnicity. He was born to father Simon Choi, an artist, is from South Korea, while his mother, Melody, an art teacher, is from the US. Vernon also has a sibling, a younger sister named Sofia Chwe. His middle name has also been raising a lot of questions among his fans and it is his mother’s maiden name.

For reasons we cannot explain Vernon is also compared to Leonardo Dicaprio. Many believe that he shows a semblance of the legendary Hollywood actor Leo. Many even refer to him as the DiCaprio of K-Pop, well there is some resemblance but to suggest that they are actually related people are taking quite a leap. Evidently, there is no biological relationship between these two entertainers. It is also an embarrassing subject for Vernon when asked during interviews.

Vernon Seventeen: Net Worth and Social Media

We have not got a lot to share regarding the earnings of Vernon. He, however, is a successful artist at the peak of his career. This is sure to pay him well when you look at the work that he has been doing, with the band or solo. There have also been several reports suggesting that this young musician has a net worth of $500,000 but the figures are not official.

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Vernon is also massively famous on social media platforms. He has just over 1.3 million people following him on Instagram and people just cannot seem to get enough of him. His pictures often start waves of joy among his fans on Instagram and long may these days last.

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