Nu’est 뉴이스트 Group Info

  Tag Category: Nu’est

  Fanclub: L.O.Λ.E

  Fan Color: Deep Teal, Vivid Pink


  Active: 6 years 7 months

  Gender: Male

  of Members: 5


  Nu’est Group Stats Chart
Stage Name Birth Name Position Birthday Age Height Star Sign C Y BT
Aron 아론 Kwak Youngmin Dancer, Rapper 25 176 cm or 5'9½" Gemini Rooster A
JR 제이알 Kim Jonghyun Leader, Dancer, Rapper 23 178 cm or 5'10" Gemini Pig O
Baekho 백호 Kang Dongho Vocal 23 179 cm or 5'10½" Cancer Pig AB
Minhyun 민현 Hwang Minhyun Vocal 23 181 cm or 5'11½" Leo Pig O
Ren Choi Minki Vocal, Maknae 23 178 cm or 5'10" Scorpio Pig O
  About Nu’est 뉴이스트  

Nu'est 뉴이스트, an acronym for New Establish Style Tempo, is a boy group formed by Pledis Entertainment in 2012. The group consists of JR, Aron, Baekho, Minhyun, and Ren.


Prior to debut, Nu'est made numerous appearances in their label mates' music releases. The Nu'est members were backup dances for After School Blue's Wonder Boy and appeared in their label's Christmas release "Love Letter," along with releasing their own music video for the song.

JR also appeared in Orange Caramel's "Bangkok City" music video and was featured in Uee's solo song, "Sok Sok Sok." Baekho appeared in After School's "Play Ur Love" music video, and Minhyun starred in Orange Caramel's "Shanghai Romance" music video.

JR, Aron, Minhyun, and Ren were featured, along with After School's Lizzy, in a commercial for New Balance.


Nu'est made their debut with their first single "Face" on March 15, with their debut stage on "M Countdown" that same day. Nu'est began airing their first reality show, "Making of a Star: NU'EST Landing Operation," during their promotional period.

Nu'est returned with their first mini album, Action, on July 11, and became ambassadors for Korea's Scout Association. During their promotional period and through the rest of the year, Nu'est began to expand to the global market, having events in Japan, Australia, other parts of Asia, and America, including KCON. During December Nu'est began endorsements with McDonald’s.


Baekho and Ren began acting with appearances in label mate Uee's drama "Jeon Woo-chi" in January. Nu'est returned with their second mini album, Hello, on February 13. During the promotional period Nu'est was cast for SBS MTV's "Diary," along with their now former label mates Hello Venus. On April 8, Aron became a DJ for Arirang's "Music Access."

Nu'est returned on August 22 with their third mini album Sleep Talking. Nu'est began to enter the Chinese market in November with the addition of a new member Jason.  He was a member of the group exclusively for Chinese promotions, and the group promoted in China under the name Nu'est-M. With Jason, they recorded Chinese versions of "Face" and "Sleep Talking" and promoted them throughout China. During December, Minhyun began acting and was made a regular for the sitcom "Reckless Family 3."


To celebrate the 400th episode of "Music Core," Ren performed Girl's Day's "Something" along with BTOB's Minhyuk, A-JAX's Seungjin, and VIXX's Hongbin.

Nu'est returned on July 9 with their first full album Re:BIRTH with the main track "Good Bye Bye." Nu'est debuted in Japan with their single "Shalala Ring" on November 5.


Nu'est released the digital single "I'm Bad" on February 27 with a limited edition physical release on March 15 to celebrate their third anniversary. Baekho did not appear on the track due to still recovering from vocal cord polyps surgery, but he did appear on the B-side track. On April 19, Aron ended his position as a DJ at Arirang's "Music Access." Nu'est released their second Japanese single "Na.Na.Na" on May 20.

On August 14, Aron took up a position as a DJ on SBS' "PopAsia" with his own show, "Aron's Hangout." Nu'est released their first Japanese album, Bridge the World, on November 18, after pre-releasing tracks "Bridge the World," "Cherry," "Access to You," and "Eternal Rain."


Nu'est returned on February 17 with their fourth mini album, Q Is, and the main track "Overcome." They began promotions for the album the following day.

They released their fifth mini album Canvas and the accompanying single "Love Paint (Every Afternoon)" on August 29.

After four years of promotion, the group finally received their first nomination on "The Show." As of September 20, they had been nominated for 1st place thrice in a row.

On October 6, the music video for Minhyun and JR's new duet track "Daybreak" from the group's extended play Canvas was released.


  • The age gap between the eldest member, Aron, and the maknae, Ren, is 2 years, 5 months, and 13 days.
  • Aron and JR are both Geminis.
  • JR, Baekho, Minhyun, and Ren were all born in the Year of the Pig.
  • JR and Ren are both 178 cm or 5'10" tall.
  • The height difference between the shortest member, Aron (176 cm or 5'9½"), and the tallest member, Minhyun (181 cm or 5'11½"), is 5 cm.
  • JR, Minhyun, and Ren share the blood type O.
  • Minhyun and Ren are both from Busan.
  • JR and Baekho have both attended the Seoul Broadcasting High School.
  • Aron and Minhyun both speak Japanese.

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  Deep Teal, Vivid Pink

Color Name: Deep Teal

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Color Name: Vivid Pink

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