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Cha Eunwoo (ASTRO) Profile, Bio, & Facts

Cha Eunwoo ASTRO

Cha Eunwoo (차은우) is a South Korean singer, actor, and a member of the boy group ASTRO under Fantagio Entertainment. 

Cha Eunwoo (ASTRO) Profile

Stage Name Cha Eunwoo (차은우)
Birth Name Lee Dong Min (이동민)
Occupation Singer, Actor, MC
Birthday March 30, 1997
Active Years 2016–present
Age 26 (in 2023)
Zodiac Sign Aries
Height 183 cm (6’0″)
Weight 73 kg (161 lbs)
Nationality Korean
Blood Type B
MBTI INFJ

Cha Eunwoo (ASTRO) Facts:

Early Life

– Cha Eunwoo was born in Sabon, Gunpo, Gyeonggi, South Korea.
– He went to Neungnae Elementary School and Suri Middle School.
– He transferred from Suri High School and graduated from Hanlim Multi Arts High School.
– In grade 4, he spent six months in the Philippines to study English at an elementary school in Tagaytay.

Personal Life

– He is enrolled in Sungkyunkwan University College of Arts (Acting Arts).
– The fictional character he would be most excited to meet in real life is Captain America. (Soompi TMI)
– He is also known as “Face Genius” due to his exceptionally handsome appearance.
– He is best friends with BTS’s Jungkook, NCT’s Jaehyun, Seventeen‘s Mingyu, and GOT7’s Yugeom.
– He has a younger brother who is studying in China.
– He was uncomfortable shooting a kiss scene for the drama “A Good Day To Be A Dog” where he had to kiss a dog to turn her back into human form. (Bollywood Shaadis)
– He is nicknamed “Morning Alarm” because he wakes up early and helps wake up the other members.
– Cha Eunwoo believes that the secret to being close with other members is being comfortable and sharing each other’s thoughts. (Elle Korea)
– His hobbies include watching movies, listening to music, and playing the piano.
– If he had to be stranded on an island with one member, he would choose to be with Sanha. (Guess My Answer)
– His role models are 5urprise’s Seo Kang Jun and EXO.
– He asked the director to play Astro song’s in his headphones during the shoot of “Island”. (Panorama)
– If he weren’t a singer, he would consider careers as a teacher, doctor, or anchor.
– He has his own room in the dorm.
– His biggest reason for taking the role of the priest in the show “Island” was to work with his co-stars Kim Nam-gil and Lee Da-hee. (The KoreaTimes)
– He would pick five Rockys over five MJs, if given the choice. (Soompi TMI)
– He shared that his mother often told him “You’re not good-looking” and constantly reminded him “Don’t be vain” while he was growing up to keep him humble (fan meeting “Just One 10 Minute,” October 26, 2019, The Philippines).
– MJ said that when he first met the members, Cha Eunwoo had the most impactful first impression. (Daebak Show)
– He would choose JinJin as the member who has to style his outfit for a week. (Soompi TMI Interview)
– Cha Eunwoo’s ideal type is described as a girl who is curious, wise, and intelligent.
– He along with Seventeen’s Mingyu, The8 and DK, BTS’s Jungkook, NCT’s Jaehyun, GOT7’s Bambam, and Yugyeom are part of a group chat for the ’97 liners.
– He believes his looks are just so-so and gave himself 50/100 points for his looks. (AsiaOne)

Career

– Cha Eunwoo is the vocalist, visual, and face of the group in ASTRO.
– He made his acting debut in 2014 with a minor role in the film ‘My Palpitating Life.’
– He made an appearance in Urban Zakapa’s ‘You’re The Reason’ music video.
– He has appeared in many popular South Korean dramas including “My ID is Gangnam Beauty”, “True Beauty”, “Sweet Revenge”, and “A Good Day To Be a Dog”.
– He participated in the “Mr.Pizza’s iTeen Audition Promotional Model” with Moonbin in 2013.
– He appeared on the shows “Master in the House” and SBS reality show “Handsome Tigers”.
– He has also appeared in the movies “My Brilliant Life” (2014), “The Great Battle” (2018) and “Decibel” (2022).
– He is a former member of the project group “S.O.U.L”.

Endorsements & Influence

– He has been featured in advertisements for many notable brands including “The North Face”, “Skechers”, “Giordano”, “Dior”, “Subway” and “Burberry”.
– He was ranked 17th in the Forbes “Korea Power Celebrity 40” in 2021.
– He was appointed to represent the men’s clothing brand “Liberclassy” and shortly the traffic to the brand’s mall increased by 806%. (KTNews)

Likes & Dislikes

– He prefers dogs over cats.
– He likes to play games on his phone in his free time.
– His favorite subjects in school were math and social studies. (Esquire Korea)
– His favorite color is blue.
– He loves wearing tank tops.
– He likes dramas more than movies.
– His favorite season is spring.
– His favorite soccer team is Real Madrid.

Food Preferences

– He would choose chicken over pizza.
– Cha Eunwoo likes to eat jelly with melatonin to help him fall asleep.
– His go-to beverage at a cafe is a Banana Juice. (Soompi Soulmate)
– He prefers mineral water over sparkling water.
– He does not like mint chocolate.

Abilities

– He is a multi-instrumentalist and can play the piano, guitar, flute, and violin.
– He is skilled in swimming and DJing.
Jinjin said that Eunwoo and he are the best in English among ASTRO members.
– His most confident jiu-jitsu skill is the armbar. (CQ Korea TMI)

Personality & Habits

– He believes he has the ability to recognize people who are sincere to him. (ELLE Korea)
– He does not listen to unsolicited negative feedback while filming so as to not shake his confidence. (KDramaDiary)
– He considers himself a very loyal person. (Sportskeeda)
– He believes people misunderstand that he’s too gentle. (CQ Korea TMI)

Awards

– He has won many awards for his acting including the “Popularity Award – Actor” at the Asia Artist Awards in 2022, “Male Actor of the Year (Idol)” at the “Brand of the Year Awards” in both 2021 and 2023, and “Popularity Star Award” at the Blue Dragon Series Awards in 2023.
– In 2023, Cha Eunwoo won the “Global Icon Award” at the MTV Video Music Awards Japan, becoming the first Asian artist to receive the award.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @eunwo.o_c
Youtube: 차은우 CHAEUNWOO
TikTok: @at_chaeunwoo
Weibo: ASTRO_车银优

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

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