John Suh (Korean name: Suh Young-ho; in Hangul: 서영호) known by his stage name Johnny (Hangul: 쟈니) is an American singer and rapper, born in Chicago, Illinois on February 9, 1995. He is the sub-vocalist and the sub-rapper of NCT 127 and NCT U.

History on NCT


  • Stage Name: Johnny (쟈니)
  • English Name: John Suh
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • Position:
    • Sub-Vocalist
    • Sub-Rapper
  • Nickname: Chicago Hot Guy, Prince, Chicago Boy, Jsuh, Chicago Monster, Johnny-cal, Aengmu John, One and Only, Johntography, Parrot, Ama-John, Joh-phrodite



  • Nightmare (with Yoon Do-hyun, Reddy, G2, Inlayer) (2016)


= Participates as writing/composer/arrange

✖ = Not participated as writing/composer/arrange

NCT Discography

Album Song Writing Composer Arrange Ref.
NCT 127 Neo Zone (NCT 127) (2020) Pandora's Box
Love Song


TV Shows

Year Title Channel Role Note
2014 EXO 90:2014 Mnet SM Rookies Member Pre-debut
2017 Lipstick Prince OnStyle Cast Member Season 2
2018 Wednesday Food Talk tvN Guest
2019 Everybody Cha Cha Cha SBS Plus Cast

Radio Program

Year Name Channel Role Note
2017-2019 NCT's Night Night! SBS Power FM Radio Host with Jaehyun
2019 Idol Radio MBC Radio Special DJ with Doyoung

Hosting Program

Year Title Channel Role Note
2016 My SMT Youku MC October 31 – November 28
2018 M Countdown Mnet Global MC May 3
2020 Weekly Idol MBC Guest MC September 23 (with Haechan)

Music Video

Year Title Artist MV Note
2016 Ready For Your Love J-Min Official Video Pre-debut


Year Brand Notes
2018 M Clean with Doyoung
2020 Nature Republic with NCT 127


  • Specialty: Rapping, Dancing, Playing the piano, DJing, Making people happy
  • Education:
    • Maple School (Graduated)
    • School of Performing Arts Seoul (SOPA) (Major of Practical Dance) (Transferred)
    • Glenbrook North High School (Graduated)
  • Favorite Letter: J
  • Favorite Sport: Soccer & Boxing
  • Favorite Musicians: Usher
  • Favorite Movie Genre: Comedy
  • Favorite Disney Movie: Lion King
  • Favorite Pixar Movie: Cars
  • Favorite Band: Coldplay[1]
  • Favorite Poet: Dr. Seuss
  • Favorite Author: Malcolm Gladwell
  • Favorite Cartoon: Dragon Ball
  • Favorite Foods: Coca-cola, Carbonated Water, Mint Chocolate, Americano, Chocolate Ice Cream, Chili, Watermelon, Strawberry Banana Smoothie, and Burritos.
  • Favorite Colors: Red and Blue
  • Ideal Type: Someone who smiles at him a lot.
  • Guilty Pleasure: Staying up all night and playing games until morning.[1]
  • Personality: Kind, caring, sweet, nice, polite, devoted, compassionate, warm-hearted, benevolent, mild-mannered, fatherly, level-headed, practical, discreet, wary, loyal, serious, positive, helpful, thoughtful, inspiring, pleasant, and generous.
  • He was accepted to SM Entertainment through the SM Global Audition in Chicago in September 2007.
    • Johnny, along with Yuta and Ten, was revealed as an SM Rookies member on December 24, 2013.[2]
  • He can speak both Korean and English.
  • He snores in his sleep.
  • He has a huge birthmark on his left hip.
  • He is usually the first to wake up in the morning.
  • When he wakes up in the morning, he has to have coffee.
  • He is currently roommates with Haechan.[3]
  • He likes to listen to ghost stories.
  • When he was young, he was scared of dolls because his older cousin let him watch the movie Chucky.
  • He is a fast eater.
  • He sleeps with a whale plushie named Blue and a seal plushie named Jay.[4]
  • His personality changes when he speaks Korean and English.
  • He is not ticklish.
  • He used to have a dog.
  • His cousins used to tease him about how his mother found him under a bridge (Of course it was a joke).
  • He is clumsy.
  • He loves cute things.
  • He is an only child.
  • He is the mood maker in NCT 127.
  • He was a radio DJ alongside Jaehyun in NCT Night Night (from March 20, 2017 to January 27, 2019).
  • He hangs out with Yuta a lot.
  • His favorite movies include Begin Again, The Pursuit Of Happiness, and Tangled
  • He watched Fantasia a lot as a kid.
  • He always chews gum before any radio show.[5]
  • If he wasn't a singer, he would be an actor.[1]
  • He is like a father figure to all of NCT.



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