Nu’est Member Profile (Fact, Age, Height, Weight, Debut and Religion)

Nu'est members age order

What does Nu’est stand for? Debut and Members in Nu’est

Nu’est, New Establish Style Tempo, consists of five members: JR, Aron, Baekho, Minhyun, and Ren. Nu’est is a boy group formed by Pledis Entertainment on March 15th, 2012, with their debut song “Face” from their first digital single. Nu’est’s fandom name is L.O.Λ.E (Read as LOVE) and their official color is neon pink. After their debut in 2012, they were titled as one of the many underrated groups in South Korea. After joining Produce 101 Season 2, their popularity skyrocketed and has been constantly increasing up until now.

One of their members, Minhyun, in the Produce 101 Season 2 program was successfully promoted as a member of Wanna One. The rest of the members were promoted as a subunit called NU’EST W. (W comes from “Waiting”). Starting from May 25th, 2020, BigHit has become the largest shareholder of Pledis, but Pledis has continued to act as an independent label.

NU’EST Official Accounts:

Instagram: @nuest_official
Twitter: @nuestnews
Facebook: pledisnuest
Fan Café: nuest
YouTube: NU’EST
Weverse: NU’EST

Full profile of Aron
  • Birth Name: Aaron Kwak (English Name)/Kwak Young Min (Korean Name)
  • Stage Name: Aron
  • Origin: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Nationality: Korean-American
  • Date of Birth: May 21st, 1993
  • Age: 27 years old
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • Position: Vocalist, Lead Rapper (English Rapper), Lead Dancer
  • Official Height: 176 cm (5’9″)/Real Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
  • Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Personality: the romantic guy, lady’s lover, Aaron knows how to handle his smooth and natural charm
  • Instagram: @nuestaron

Interesting facts about Aron

  1. He is from Los Angeles, California, USA.
  2. He has two younger sisters.
  3. He graduated from Loyola High School.
  4. Aron got accepted to NYU on a full scholarship 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.
  5. He was in the top three during the Pledis audition in LA.
  6. He was the oldest member in Nu’est.
  7. Aron is the only Nu’est member who did not participate in the Produce 101 Season 2 program due to a knee injury. While the other members were on the program, Aron had returned to America.
  8. He cooked food for the other members when they returned to the dorm, after filming the last day of the program Produce 101 Season 2.
  9. He appeared in a commercial for New Balance with After School’s Lizzy and also along with other Nu’est members: JR, Minhyun, and Ren.
  10. He was scouted at the same Korean Festival that Nichkun of 2PM was scouted at.
  11. He has been named the male version of Bekah from After School because they are both from America and are rappers in their respective groups.
  12. He was a radio DJ on Arirang for two and a half years.
  13. He is featured in Raina’s MV “Loop” as a model and rapper.
  14. His role model is Anthony Hamilton.
  15. His fans are called Corgidans or Aronators.
  16. He has two dogs named Noah and Kkotsunie.
  17. He likes pork skin for its texture.
  18. His representative animal is a dog.
  19. He likes bad puns and pranks.
  20. His Spoonz character is Slime.


Full profile of JR

  • Birth Name: Kim Jong Hyun
  • Stage Name: JR (Junior Royal)
  • Origin: Kangreung, Kangwon-do, South Korea
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Nicknames: Bangkok City Boy, Nation/National Leader
  • Date of Birth: June 8th, 1995
  • Age: 25 years old
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • Position: Leader, Main Rapper, Main Dancer, Vocalist
  • Official Height: 178 cm (5’10”)/Real Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
  • Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
  • Blood Type: O
  • Specialty: Writing lyrics and speaking Japanese
  • Personality: A powerful charisma behind a pure innocent boy
  • Instagram: @pockyjr

Interesting facts about JR

  1. He is from Gangneung, Gangwon, South Korea.
  2. He has two older sisters.
  3. He was the first male trainee of Pledis Entertainment.
  4. He was a model for Orange Caramel’s MV “Bangkok City” and featured in UEE’s solo song “Sok Sok Sok.”
  5. He appeared in a commercial for New Balance with After School’s Lizzy and also along with other Nu’est members: Aron, Minhyun, and Ren.
  6. He has appeared in a lot of variety shows (Love Catcher, Night Goblin, Lan Cable Life, I’m Not the Person You Used to Know).
  7. JR failed on a mission of the Night Goblin show because of his current popularity. The mission involved buying a 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.
  8. JR became a regular cast member of the JTBC variety show Night Goblin along with FT Island’s Lee Hong Ki, Lee Soogeun, Jeong Hyun Don, Chun Jung Myung, and Park Sung Kwang.
  9. He has been named the male version of Kahi who was a former member of After School because they are both leaders, rappers, and dancers of their respective groups.
  10. He can play several musical instruments. They are piano, flute, clarinet, saxophone, tuba, drums, and trombone.
  11. He got nicknamed Nation/National Leader after he joined Produce 101 Season 2. In every performance, JR was always chosen as leader.
  12. He was ranked 14th in Produce 101.
  13. During Produce 101 Season 2, his position rap performance with Lai Guan Lin, Jang Moon Bok, and Kim Taemin gained public attention and it was also one of his most memorable performances. While performing Mino Winner’s song “Fear,” he changed the song’s lyrics into his own lyrics that told of his hard time after his debut with Nu’est.
  14. His role models are Eminem and Big Bang.
  15. He is close to NCT’s Taeyong, After School‘s Raina, JBJ‘s Kwon Hyunbin, and FT ISLAND‘s Lee Hongki.
  16. He is a fan of the YouTuber Buzzbean11 and became friends with him after they were on a variety show together.
  17. He likes playing games and watching anime.
  18. His Spoonz character is BT.
  19. His representative animal is a turtle.
  20. His fans are called Bugidans.



Full profile of Baekho

  • Birth Name: Kang Dong Ho
  • Stage Name: Baekho, means white tiger
  • Origin: Jeju, South Korea
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Nickname: Eye-smiled Prince
  • Date of Birth: July 21st, 1995
  • Age: 25 years old
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • Position: Main Vocalist
  • Official Height: 179 cm (5’10.5″)/Real Height : 175 cm (5’9″)
  • Weight: 75 kg (165 lbs)
  • Blood Type: AB
  • Hobby: spontaneous trips
  • Personality: sexy and masculine with true loyalty
  • Instagram: @realbaekho

Interesting facts about Baekho

  1. He is from Aewol, Jeju Island, South Korea.
  2. Baekho writes most of the Nu’est and Nu’est W songs, along with his close friend Bumzu.
  3. He participated in the PRISTIN debut album as the vocal director for several songs, such as “Be The Star,” “Black Widow,” and “Running.”
  4. Baekho wrote the lyrics for Fromis_9’s “DKDK” and Produce 48’s “We Together” under the pen name Bbaekkom (빼꼼).
  5. He was a model for After School’s MV “Play Ur Love.”
  6. 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 vocalists of their respective groups.
  7. His stage name means White Tiger. After School’s Uee gave it to him before their debut, because according to Uee, he looks like Kang Baekho who is one of the characters in the anime.
  8. He was ranked 13th in Produce 101.
  9. During the MNET Producer 101 Season 2, Ryan Jhun, who appeared as a songwriter and composer in the final episode, chose Baekho as his favorite trainee.
  10. When Baekho didn’t make it to the top 11 to debut as Wanna One, Ryan Jhun was a little disappointed with the result.
  11. He can remember every L.O.Λ.E member who has come to the recording studio.
  12. His role models are DBSK/TVXQ.
  13. He has been practicing Kumdo for seven years.
  14. He likes to play basketball.
  15. He hates to clean up his dorm living room.
  16. He called Aron ‘Old Hyung’ since Aron is the oldest member of Nu’est.
  17. His Spoonz character is Diabol.
  18. His representative animal is a tiger.
  19. His fans are called Donghohwes.
  20. He is friends with Wanna One’s Lai Guanlin from their time together in Produce 101.

Full profile of Minhyun

  • Birth Name: Hwang Minhyun
  • Stage Name: Minhyun
  • Origin: Busan, South Korea
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Nicknames: Shanghai Boy, CEO Hwang, Innocent Man
  • Date of Birth: August 9th, 1995
  • Age: 25 years old
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo
  • Position: Lead Vocalist, Visual
  • Official Height: 183 cm (6’0″)/Real Height: 181 cm (5’11”)
  • Weight: 67 kg (149 lbs)
  • Blood Type: O
  • Specialty: writing lyrics, composing, and speaking Japanese
  • Hobby: cleaning and organizing
  • Personality: a conservative man with sharp and intellectual charm.
  • Instagram: @optimushwang

Interesting facts about Minhyun

facts about Minhyun
  1. He was born in Busan, South Korea.
  2. He has an older sister named Hwang Sujin.
  3. He was a model for Orange Caramel’s MV “Shanghai Love,” from where he received his nickname Shanghai Boy.
  4. He was a backup dancer in After School Blue’s MV for “Wonder Boy.”
  5. He appeared in a commercial for New Balance with After School’s Lizzy and also along with other Nu’est members: JR, Aron, and Ren.
  6. Minhyun, Ren, and JR acted in the Japanese movie Their Distance.
  7. He is the only Nu’est member who represented Pledis Trainee to debut as Wanna One from the MNET Produce 101 Season 2. He was ranked 9th in the last episode of the show with a total of 862,719 votes.
  8. His giggling butt dance became iconic after the Produce 101 Season 2 show.
  9. 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 of Wanna One believe that Minhyun was the one who made them debut.
  10. When Wanna One moved dorms, they chose rooms by playing Rock-Paper-Scissors. Minhyun shared a room with Jihoon, Jaehwan, Woojin, and Guanlin. Then, when Wanna One moved to two apartments, Minhyun shared a room with Ha Sungwoon.
  11. He was a Wanna One member until the end of 2018, and when Wanna One officially disbanded as of December 31st, 2018, Minhyun returned to Nu’est.
  12. He revealed, in Happy Together 3, that he was innocent in terms of dating. He was once close with a girl in his school days. It was only by chat on social media but it was awkward in real life.
  13. He has been named the male version of Joo Yeon from After School because both of them are the visuals and centers of their respective groups.
  14. He plays the piano, writes lyrics, and composes music.
  15. His role models are Eric Benet and TVXQ.
  16. He is allergic to water if the water contains too much salt. Even when he’s dancing he would have an allergic reaction to his own sweat and get rashes.
  17. His hobbies are cleaning and organizing.
  18. He can speak Japanese.
  19. Minhyun’s waist is 30 inches (Show Champion behind the scenes 170829).