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Chanwoo : Wiki, Career, Awards, 15 Fun Facts & More

Biography of Chanwoo

Jung Chan-woo widely known as Chanwoo and popular by the stage name Chan is a South Korean singer and actor. He is the maknae and a member of the South Korean group iKon under 143 Entertainment. He is well-known and distinguished for his roles in playing the younger counterparts of Lee Min-ho in both ‘Boys Over Flowers’ (2009) and ‘The Heirs’ (2013).

Early Life and Education

Chanwoo was born on 26 January 1998 in Songpa-gu, Seoul and raised in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. He appeared as the younger Max Changmin in the music video for TVXQ’s ‘Balloons’.

He has appeared in several drama series beginning with ‘The Great King Sejong’, ‘Lost and Found’ and more. He is notable for playing the role of the younger version of Lee Min-ho’s characters in both ‘Boys Over Flowers’ and ‘The Heirs’.


Team A of the reality show ‘WIN: Who Is Next’ won and debuted as ‘Winner’ in 2013. While team B returned to training and appeared in another Mnet reality survival program ‘Mix & Match’. He’s the only member who was not a part of team B and was added in the later phase. The show resulted in the debut of the music band iKon, including Chanwoo as the seventh member.

The group made their official debut on 15 September 2015 with the pre-release digital single ‘My Type’. Later, leader B.I departed from the group in 2019 and it became a six member group with members Jay, Song, Bobby, DK, Ju-ne and Chan.

kdramalive Image of Chanwoo.
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In 2018, Chanwoo started his YouTube channel named ‘Chan’s Life’. He starred in the supernatural romantic comdey ‘My Chilling Roomate’ (2022) along with Kim Se-jeong. The drama was directed by Hwang Kyu Seong and it unravels the horror and romance, seeking the truth and the lost memories.


Chanwoo is young and an emerging talent in the music and acting industry. He has set his career in the budding phase and is focused on building one with his future projects.

Personal Life

Chanwoo likes to keep his personal life private and much about his private life is not known to the public. He is single and is not dating anyone.

Net Worth and Lifestyle

Chanwoo has a net worth nearly $1-2 million US dollars.

The majority of his income comes from his contributions to the band. He has also showcased his talent in the acting industry and is dedicated to growing his career in the entertainment industry.

kdramalive Image of Chanwoo.
Credit: Pinterest

On 8 April 2019, Chanwoo donated ₩10 million to the Hope Bridge Association of the National Disaster Relief for the residents who were affected by Gangwon wildfire in South Korea.

Interesting Facts about Chanwoo

  1. Jung Chan-woo is the only member who was not part of Team B on WIN.
  2. Jung Chan-woo used to be under Kids Planet Entertainment (2005-2010) and Fantagio Entertainment (2010-2014).
  3. Chanwoo played a young Lee Min-ho in dramas ‘Boys Over Flowers’ and ‘The Heirs’.
  4. Jung Chan-woo loves playing video games.
  5. When he met the members for the first time, he was afraid of B.I. Now, he is afraid of Bobby the most.
  6. Chanwoo is childhood friends with Moonbin from Astro and Chanifrom SF9.
  7. Jung Chan-woo was said to be the cheekiest member.
  8. Jung Chan-woo is known for EXO`s Chanyeol look alike.
  9. When he gets drunk, he speaks fluent English.
  10. Jung Chan-woo’s favorite foods are meat, sushi and fruit.
  11. Jung Chan-woo’s favorite group is BIGBANG.
  12. Jung Chan-woo’s is very ambitious.
  13. Chanwoo’s favorite anime is One Piece.
  14. Jung Chan-woo cannot eat his food without any beverage.
  15. Jung Chan-woo can play the piano and the flute.


  1. When did Chan join iKON?
  2. How old is Changwoo?
    As of 2023, he is 25 years old.
  3. Is Changwoo dating?
    From the information gathered, he is single.
  4. What is Changwoo’s Instagram ID?
  5. What is Chen’s YouTube channel?




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