Nu’est Member Profile
Nu’est, New Establish Style Tempo, is a boy group formed by Pledis Entertainment on March 15, 2012 with their debut title song ‘Face’ from their first digital single. Nu’est fandom name is L.O.Λ.E (Read as LOVE) and their official color is neon pink. After their debut on 2012, they were titled as one of the many underrated groups in South Korea. After joining ‘Produce 101 Season 2’, their popularity continues to rocket, even now. Here are Nu’est member profile and facts.
Lead Dancer, Aron Profiles And Facts
Birth Name : Aaron Kwak (English Name) / Kwak Young Min (Korean Name)
Stage Name : Aron
Origin : Los Angeles, California, United States
Nationality : Korean-American
Birthday : May 21, 1993
Zodiac Sign : Gemini
Position : Vocalist, Lead Rapper (English Rapper), Lead Dancer
Height : 176 cm
Weight : 57 kg
Blood Type : A
Personality : the romantic guy, ladie’s lover, Aaron knows how to handle his smooth and natural charm.
Ideal type of girl : a girl with a bright and pure smile.
Instagram : @nuestaron
- He was the oldest member in Nu’est.
- He has 2 younger sisters.
- He appeared in a commercial for New Balance with After School Lizzy and also along with other Nu’est members: JR, Minhyun and Ren.
- He was scouted at the same Korean Festival that Nichkun of 2PM was scouted at.
- He has been named as the male version of Bekah from After School, because they are both from America and the rappers of their group.
- He got accepted to NYU as a journalism major but he gave it up to join Pledis Entertainment, which his parent were both against. After pestering them, they told him to just go to South Korea.
- He was on the top 3 during Pledis Audition in LA.
- He was a radio DJ on Arirang for 2,5 years.
- His role model is Anthony Hamilto.
- He is featured in Raina’s MV ‘Loop’ as model and rapper.
Nation Leader, JR Profiles And Facts
Birth Name : Kim Jong Hyun
Stage Name : JR (Junior Royal)
Origin : Kangreung, Kangwon-do, South Korea
Nickname : Bangkok City Boy, Nation/National Leader
Birthday : June 8, 1995
Zodiac Sign : Gemini
Position : Leader, Main Rapper, Main Dancer, Vocalist
Official Height / Real Height : 178 cm / 176 cm
Weight : 58 kg
Blood Type : O
Speciality : Writing lyrics and speaking Japanese
Personality : A powerful charisma behind a pure innocent boy
Ideal type of girl : someone who is strong on the outside but tender on the inside.
Instagram : @pockyjr
- He was the first male trainee on Pledis Entertainment.
- He was a model for Orange Caramel MV ‘Bangkok City’ and featured on UEE’s solo song ‘Sok Sok Sok’.
- He was appeared in a commercial for New Balance with After School Lizzy and also along with other Nu’est member; Aron, Minhyun and Ren.
- His role model is Eminem.
- He has been named the male version of Kahi who was a former member of After School, because they are both leader, rapper, and dancer in their group.
- JR has never fallen in love with a girl.
- He can play several musical instruments. They are piano, flute, clarinet, saxophone, tube, drums and trombone.
- He got nicknamed Nation/National Leader after he joined ‘Produce 101 Season 2’. On every performance, JR was always chosen as leader.
- JR failed on a mission of the ‘Night Goblin’ show because of his current popularity. The mission was about buying toast from a food truck near the restaurant that they wanted to visit without being recognized by people around him, the restaurant was still closed at the time. JR made his first attempt and asked two girls about the time the food truck opened. The two girls recognized JR and were happy by his morning surprise.
10. His rap during ‘Produce 101 Season 2’ rap position performance with Lai Guan Lin, Jang Moon Bok and Kim Taemin gained public attention and it was also one of his memorable performances. While performing Mino Winner song’s ‘Fear’, he changed the song’s lyrics into his own lyrics that told of his hard time after his debut with Nu’est.
11. JR became a fix cast on JTBC variety show ‘Night Goblin’ along with FT Island Lee Hong Ki, Lee Soogeun, Jeong Hyun Don, Chun Jung Myung, and Park Sung Kwang.
Eye Smile Prince, Baekho Profiles And Facts
Birth Name : Kang Dong Ho
Stage Name : Baekho, means white tiger
Origin : Jeju, South Korea
Nickname : Eye-smiled Prince
Birthday : July 21, 1995
Zodiac Sign : Cancer
Position : Main Vocalist
Official Height / Real Height : 179 cm / 175 cm
Weight : 63 kg
Blood Type : AB
Hobby : spontaneous trips
Personality : sexy and masculine with true loyalty
Ideal type of girl : a girl who cooks well and has a lot of aegyo.
Instagram : @realbaekho
- He was a model for After School MV ‘Play Ur Love’
- His role models are DBSK/TVXQ
- He has been practicing Kumdo for 7 years.
- He has been named the male version of JungAh from After School, because they both have smooth vocals, smiley eyes and also they are the main vocalist of their groups.
- He participated in the PRISTIN debut album as the vocal director for several song; such as ‘Be The Star’, ‘Black Widow’ and ‘Running’.
- He likes to play basketball.
- During MNET ‘Producer 101 Season 2’, Ryan Jhun, who appeared as a song writer and composer for the final episode, chose Baekho as his favorite trainee.
- When Baekho didn’t make it to the top 11 to debut as Wanna One, Ryan Jhun was a little disappointed with the result.
- He can remember every L.O.Λ.E member who has come to the recording studio.
- He hates to clean up his dorm living room.
- He called Aron ‘Old Hyung’ since Aron is the oldest member in Nu’est.
CEO Hwang, Minhyun Profiles And Facts
Birth Name : Hwang Minhyun
Stage Name : Minhyun
Origin : Busan, South Korea
Nickname : Shanghai Boy, CEO Hwang, Innocent Man
Birthday : August 9, 1995
Zodiac Sign : Leo
Position : Lead Vocalist, Visual
Official Height / Official Height : 183 cm / 181 cm
Weight : 65 cm
Blood Type : O
Speciality : writing lyrics, composing and speaking Japanese
Hobby : cleaning and organizing
Personality : conservative man with sharp and intellectual charm.
Ideal type girl : someone who cooks well and has an interest in fashion.
Instagram : @optimushwang
- He was a model for Orange Caramel MV ‘Shanghai Love’.
- He has an older sister.
- His role model is Eric Benet.
- He appeared in a commercial for New Balance with After School Lizzy and also along with other Nu’est members: JR, Aron and Ren.
- He has been named the male version of JooYeon from After School, because both of them are the visual and center of their groups.
- He is the only Nu’est member who represented Pledis Trainee to debut as Wanna One from MNET ‘Produce 101 Season 2’. He was ranked 9th on the last episode of the show.
- He is allergic to water if the water contains too much salt.
- He will be a Wanna One member until the end of 2018.
- His butt dance became iconic after the ‘Produce 101 Season 2’ show
- He gained ‘CEO Hwang’ as his nickname because of his hawk eye for choosing the group for the ‘Produce 101 Season 2’ performance. Kim Jae Hwan, Kang Daniel and Ong Seongwoo Wanna One believe that Minhyun was the one who made them debut.
8. He revealed on Happy Together 3 that he was innocent in terms of dating. He was once close with a girl in his school year. It was only by chat on social media but it was awkward in real life.