Nuest profile: members, leader, albums, Twitter, fun facts

Nuest profile: members, leader, albums, Twitter, fun facts

Nuest is a South Korean kpop band with young and talented members. The band was established by Pledis Entertainment back in 2012. The boys have since become among the best because of their melodious voices and electrifying performances. Nuest profile might help you discover what many people do not know about the group.

Nuest W
Image:, @nuest_official
Source: Instagram

The group is made up of five members, namely JR, Aron, Baekho, Minhyun, and Ren. Some of the members were participants in the 2nd season of Produce 101. This was the birth of the Nuest W profile which was made up of four members.

Nuest debut

No doubt, Nuest debut EP W showcased their talent to the world. The lead single in the EP, Where You At, received a warm reception from its fans across the Asian continent.

Nuest members profile summary

The following are some of the NU’EST songs and profile summary about what they like, dislike, and fun facts about every member of the group.

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1. JR

Nuest discography
Image:, @optimushwang95
Source: Instagram
  • Stage name: JR (제이알)
  • Birth name: Kim Jong Hyun (김종현)
  • Position: Leader, main rapper, main dancer, Nuest face, and vocalist
  • Nickname: National leader, Bangkok city boy
  • Birthday: June 8, 1995
  • Zodiac sign: Gemini
  • Height: 176 cm
  • Weight: 58 kg
  • Blood type: O
  • Twitter handle: @realjonghyun90

Facts about JR

  • He speaks Japanese fluently
  • He is talented in writing lyrics
  • He is good at playing instruments like piano, clarinet, saxophone and trombone
  • Kim Jonghyun Nuest profile shows he loves to play games and during his free time, he reads Manhwa
  • When it comes to food, he can’t eat spicy food, and his favorite food is chicken
  • He has played several leadership roles making him the Nuest leader.

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2. Aron

Nuest leader
Image:, @nuestaron
Source: Instagram
  • Stage name: Aron (아론)
  • Birth name: Aaron Kwak
  • Position: Lead rapper, lead dancer, vocalist
  • Korean name: Kwak Young Min (곽영민)
  • Birthday: May 21, 1993
  • Zodiac sign: Gemini
  • Height: 173 cm
  • Weight: 57 kg
  • Blood type: A
  • Twitter handle: @AronK935

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Facts about Aron

  • He speaks English fluently because he was born in Los Angeles.
  • After coming to Korea, he was able to learn the Korean language
  • He is not a fan of bad puns and pranks
  • He loves dogs and has two of them named Noah and Kkotsooni
  • Aron Nuest finds a girl with a smile that is bright and pure to be ideal.

3. Baekho

Nuest Baekho
Image:, @dongho.daddy
Source: Facebook
  • Stage name: Baekho (백호)
  • Birth name: Kang Dong Ho (강동호)
  • Position: Main vocalist
  • Nickname: Sexy bandit
  • Birthday: July 21, 1995
  • Zodiac sign: Cancer
  • Height: 175 cm
  • Weight: 63 kg
  • Blood type: AB

Facts about Baekho

  • He loves food and spontaneous trips
  • When it comes to Nuest Baekho fears, he dreads traveling on the subway alone
  • DBSK/TVXQ are his role models.
  • He attended a broadcasting school.
  • He has been practicing Kumdo for seven years
  • He was one of the starring actors in After School’s MV for “Play Ur Love”.

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4. Minhyun

Nuest kpop
Image:, @optimushwang
Source: Facebook
  • Stage name: Minhyun (민현)
  • Birth name: Hwang Min Hyun (황민현)
  • Position: Lead vocalist, visual
  • Nickname: Shanghai boy
  • Birthday: August 9, 1995
  • Zodiac sign: Leo
  • Height: 181 cm
  • Weight: 65 kg
  • Blood type: O

Facts about Minhyun

  • He is normally very organized and loves cleaning.
  • He has a fur allergy.
  • According to Minhyun Nuest profile, his role model is Eric Benet.
  • When Wanna One was disbanded, he returned to Nuest
  • His ideal woman should be older than him and have short hair.

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5. Ren

Nuest album
Image:, @nuest.fanpage
Source: Facebook
  • Stage name: Ren (렌)
  • Birth name: Choi Min Ki (최민기)
  • Position: Vocalist, maknae
  • Nickname: Choi Ren, Mango, Minji and Ice Prince
  • Birthday: November 3, 1995
  • Zodiac sign: Scorpio
  • Height: 178 cm
  • Weight: 56 kg
  • Blood type: O
  • Twitter handle: @ChoiGoRen

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Facts about Ren

  • He plays an important role in the group of creating performance ideas and cos playing
  • He loves swimming, listening to music and watching movies
  • Micheal Jackson is his role model
  • He is a big fan of Lady Gaga
  • He plays the piano
  • Lucky is the name of his cat.

More about the group

Below is additional information about the group:


Since the release of Nuest album, Re:Birth, the boy band has continued to release catchy songs that have received positive feedback from its fans. Their discography entails two studio albums, five mini-albums, one compilation album, and four singles.

nuest discography
Image:, @nuest_official
Source: Instagram

The following is a list of the top ten best Nuest songs:

  1. Action (2012)
  2. Not Over You (2012)
  3. Face (2012)
  4. Sleep Talking (2013)
  5. I’m Bad (2015)
  6. Good Bye Bye (2014)
  7. Na Na Na Namido (2015)
  8. Overcome (2016)
  9. Shalala Ring (2014)
  10. Sandy (2012)

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One of the biggest challenge that has brought the band down is their poor management and promotion cycles that led to a downward trend in their careers.

Social media accounts

Despite the many setbacks, the group did its best to maintain a positive attitude. You can follow them using the following handles:

Nuest profile has highlighted every aspect of the member's personal and career lives. Importantly, just like any other entertainment industry, there are no guarantees or smooth rides. The members have been up and down the K-pop charts, learning their lessons the hard way.

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