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Vernon (버논) is a Korean-American rapper and songwriter under Pledis Entertainment. He is a member of the boy group SEVENTEEN under 'Hip-Hop Team'.


  • Position:
    • Main Rapper
    • Visual
    • Sub Vocalist
    • Face of the Group


Music Video Appearances[]

Year Name Artist Role Note
2008 Falling Man of K Cameo Pre-Debut
2014 My Copycat Orange Caramel Extra

TV shows[]

Year Title Network Role Note
2014 ~ 2015 Hello!Stranger MBC Guest Ep 9-13
2018 The Visiting Teacher Mnet Teacher Ep 1-3, 5-6, 10
Idol Hits iQiyi (China) Contestant Episode 1

with Joshua

Music shows[]

Year Name Channel Rol Note
2018 KCON LA Mnet Special MC with Joshua
2019 KCON NY with Jeonghan
KCON LA with Hoshi


Solo Features[]

  • 1st Look Vol. 227 (October 2021)

Features with Other Members[]

Features with All of SEVENTEEN as a Group[]

  • IZE Magazine: August Issue (2015)
  • KWAVE December Issue (2015)
  • CeCi Magazine: December Issue (2015)
  • IZE Magazine: December Issue (2015)
  • 10+ Star: TENASIA March Issue (2016)
  • CeCi Magazine: May Issue (2016)
  • @star1 Vol.50 (May 2016)
  • IZE Magazine (May 2016) *PHOTOBOOK*
  • haru*hana Magazine (Japan) Vol.36 (May 2016)
  • AnAn Magazine (Japan) 21 June 2017
  • @star1 Vol.64 (July 2017)
  • DAZED Digital Magazine (July 2017)
  • CeCi Magazine: October Issue (2017)
  • HIGH CUT Vol.208 (October 2017) *COVER*
  • CeCi Magazine: January Issue (2018)
  • SINGLES Korea: April Issue (2018) *COVER*
  • Sparkling Magazine’s Spring 2018 Issue *COVER*
  • 1st LOOK Vol.155 (May 2018) *COVER*
  • AnAn Magazine (Japan) 30 May 2018 *COVER*
  • @star1 Vol.77 (August 2018) *COVER*
  • CREA Magazine: October Issue (2018)
  • SPARKS Japanese Idol Magazine Vol.1 (November 2018) *COVER*
  • THE STAR: February Issue (2019)
  • SPARKS Japanese Idol Magazine Vol.2 (April 2019)
  • AnAn Magazine (Japan) 13 May 2019 *COVER*
  • AnAn Magazine No. 2187 (Japan) February 2020 *COVER*
  • SPRiNG Magazine (Japan): March Issue (2020)
  • BILLBOARD Korea Vol.3 (April 2020) *COVER*
  • Monotube Magazine Vol.2 (July 2020) *Thief & Heist Collaboration*
  • HARPER`S BAZAAR: January Issue (2021) *COVER*
  • MORE Magazine Japan: January Issue (2022) *COVER* [Jun and The8 weren't able to participate due to activities in China]


= Participated

✖ = Didn't participate

SEVENTEEN Discography[]

Year Album Song Writing Composer Arrange
2015 17 Carat Shining Diamond
Adore U
Ah Yeah
Jam Jam
Boys Be Fronting
2016 Love & Letter Chuck
Pretty U
Still Lonely
Hit Song
Adore U (Vocal Team)
Monday To Saturday
Shining Diamond (Performance Team)
Love Letter
Love & Letter Repackage Album No F.U.N
Very Nice
Going Seventeen BOOMBOOM
Lean On Me
Fast Pace
I Don't Know
2017 Al1 My I
Swimming Fool
Crazy in Love
Check-In (Remastering)
Teen, Age Without You
Bring It
2018 Director's Cut Thinkin' About You
We Make You Lean On Me (Japanese ver.)
Love Letter (Japanese ver.)
You Make My Day Oh My!
What's Good
Our dawn is hotter than day
(Single) Oh My! (Chinese ver.)
2019 You Made My Dawn Chilli
Getting Closer
Happy Ending (Single) Oh My! -Japanese ver.-
Healing -Japanese ver.-
(Single), An Ode HIT
An Ode Lie Again
독 : Fear
Let Me Hear You Say
Second Life
Network Love
Back It Up
Snap Shoot
2020 Heng:garæ Fearless
Left & Right
My My
24H Chilli (Japanese ver.)
Semicolon HOME;RUN
Do Re Mi
All My Love
2021 Not Alone HOME;RUN (Japanese ver.)
Your Choice GAM3 BO1
Attacca Rock with you
I can't run away
Power of Love Snap Shoot (Japanese ver.)


Year Song Writing Composer Arrange Note
2017 LOTTO Remix with Hip-Hop Team
Un Haeng Il Chi (Concert ver.)
What's The Problem
2018 Bow Down ? ? ?


Year Artist Song Writing Composer Arranger
2016 Vernon Feat. Eunwoo Pledis Girlz Sickness
2018 Joshua, Hoshi, Woozi, Vernon, Dino A-TEEN

Other songs[]

Year Artist Song Writing Composer Arranger Note
2015 Vernon Feat. Don Mills Lotto
Seventeen Feat.Ailee Q&A
Bumzu Feat.Vernon Bucket List
2017 Bumzu JUST (ENG Ver.)
Seventeen & NU'EST W HEAVEN Performance @ MAMA 2017 in Japan
2018 Jamie PUPT (Pick up the phone)
Drunken Tiger (ft.Bizzy, Vernon) Bumaye (Remix Ver.)
Tobi Lou feat. Vernon Looped Up


Digital Singles[]





Unofficial Songs[]

  • Rocket (English Ver.) (with Joshua) (2018)
  • Life is a Beach (2018)
  • BANDS BOY (2021)



  • Nickname: Mr. Headphones, 7Peacekeeper, 4D, Vernonnie, Nonie, Vern, Ddori, J, halfplastic
  • Emoji: 🤟, 🌈, 🐢, 🐻‍❄️
  • Family: Mom, dad and younger sister, Sofia (born in 2004)
  • Education:
    • Ewha Womans University Teacher's College Experimental Elementary School (Graduated)
    • Changchun Middle School (Drop out)
    • Homeschooling
  • Specialty: Rap, Composing. Writing
  • Hobby: Webtoon, watching movies & cat videos
  • Training Period: 3 years and 3 months
  • Favorite Drinks: Hot chocolate, Wine, Milk tea
  • Favorite Animals: Cats, he loves them so much and even wants one of his own.
  • Favorite Color: All colors
  • He was born in New York but moved to Korea when he was 5 years old (as he's half Korean and half American).
  • He shares the same birthday as DK. They are called the 218's based on their birthday, but Vernon is a year younger than DK.
    • They both have the same foot size (280mm), and lived only 10 minutes apart. There is only a 1cm listed height difference and 1cm listed weight difference.
    • Both have participated in Archery in ISAC, and both have made a Perfect X10 shot where the pinhole camera inside the center of the board is broken by the arrow.
  • He likes to play the guitar and he learned it from his father.
  • Vernon's Mother is of German And French ancestry
  • He started out in the short line, but a growth spurt he became taller than some of his older members.
  • He often mishears people because he is on his headphones or earphones constantly.
  • He views himself as a really free person. He always makes sure to be nice to others and make sure to not discriminate against anything/one. He supports LBGTQ+ and has spoken about against racism.
  • He has a large shoe collection, over 100 pairs.
  • The meaning behind his stage name is that it’s 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.
  • He is allergic to peanuts, pollen and kinda to cats. He doesn’t like warm fruits, Otherwise, he isn't a picky eater at all. He says he's the least picky in the group.
  • He has rhinitis.
  • He uses his parents artwork for his ear monitors
  • He is one of the youngest idols with the most copyrighted songs under his name (68+) and the second member in the group with the most credits, just behind Woozi.
  • He gets shy easily
  • He is apart of Seventeen's cat line (with Jun, Wonwoo & Woozi)
  • He is apart of the crew MOLA (Make Our Lives Awesome)
  • He is very close with Jamie and Kino from Pentagon
  • He doesn't care about looks, He goes mostly for personality and heart.
  • He thinks he resembles a cat the most. He thinks he was a cat with wings in his past life time.
  • Something he thinks is meaningful is loving yourself.
  • He loves Frank Ocean, Drake, Charli XCX
  • He has a heart shaped birthmark on his right hand.
  • Loves Harry Potter and Star Wars.
  • He has his own room in the dorms, he used to share one with Hoshi before.
  • He is fluent In English as well because they kept speaking it at home since his mom doesn't know Korean
  • He is scared of bugs
  • Between dogs or cats, he picks cats
  • The name of his fan's are called "Dollys"
  • He doesn't like being compared to Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Carat's happiness is the most important to him
  • The name he likes being called is "Vernon"
  • His life motto is "Just Do It"
  • The focus of his fashion is to be as neutral as possible
  • On Tuesday the 5th of October, Vernon's Cat, Leo Had passed away due to multiple Illnesses Including Peritonitis, Leukemia, And Pneumonia
  • Vernon recently said in an interview he plans to get his own cat soon



Official Links[]


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