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NU’EST Profile


NU’EST in April 2016
From left to right: Baekho, Aron, JR, Ren and Minhyun
Background information
Origin Seoul, South Korea
  • K-pop
  • Dance-pop
  • R&B
Years active 2012–present
  • Pledis Entertainment
  • Ariola Japan
Associated acts
  • Happy Pledis
Website www.pledis.co.kr/html/artist/nuest
  • JR
  • Aron
  • Baekho
  • Minhyun
  • Ren

NU’EST (Hangul: 뉴이스트; short for New Establish Style Tempo) is a South Korean boy band formed by Pledis Entertainment.

The group debuted on 15 March 2012, with the digital single “Face”.

The group consists of five members: JR, Aron, Baekho, Minhyun, and Ren.

Minhyun is currently not promoting with the group as he was selected as one of the members of Wanna One after participating in the TV series Produce 101 Season 2.

NU’EST has released two studio albums, one Korean and one Japanese, as well as five EPs.

NU’EST Members Profile

Stage Name: JR (제이알)
Birth Name: Kim Jong Hyun (김종현)
Position: Leader, Main Rapper, Main Dancer, Face of the Group, Vocalist
Nickname: Bangkok City Boy, National Leader
Birthday: June 8, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Blood Type: O
Official Height: 178 cm (5’10”) / Real Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Personality: A powerful charisma behind a pure innocent boy
Instagram: @pockyjr



Stage Name: Aron (아론)
Birth Name: Aaron Kwak
Korean Name: Kwak Young Min (곽영민)
Position: Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer, Vocalist
Birthday: May 21, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 57 kg (126 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean-American
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Personality: The romantic guy, ladies’ lover, Aaron knows how to handle his smooth and natural charm
Instagram: @nuestaron



Stage Name: Baekho (백호)
Birth Name: Kang Dong Ho (강동호)
Position: Main Vocalist
Nickname: Eye-Smiled Prince, Sexy Bandit
Birthday: July 21, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Official Height: 179 cm (5’10”) / Real Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Personality: Sexy and masculine with true loyalty
Instagram: @realbaekho



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Stage Name: Minhyun (민현)
Birth Name: Hwang Min Hyun (황민현)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Visual
Nickname: Shanghai Boy
Birthday: August 9, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Blood Type: O
Official Height: 183 cm (6’0″) / Real Height: 181 cm (5’11″)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Personality: Conservative man with sharp and intellectual charm
Instagram: @optimushwang



Stage Name: Ren (렌)
Birth Name: Choi Min Ki (최민기)
Position: Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: November 3, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Blood Type: O
Official Height: 178 cm (5’10”) / Real Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 56 kg (123 lbs)
Personality: Unpredictable cute guy with metro sexual charm
Twitter: @ChoiGoRen
Instagram: @glorypath


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