Group Members

Chaewon (Maka Maka) Profile, Biography, and Facts


Chaewon (채원) is a singer and a lead vocalist of the girl group MAKA MAKA from South Korea. She made her debut with the group on August 4, 2020, with the single ‘Burning Power’.

Stage Name: Chaewon (채원)
Birth Name: Lee Chae-won (이채원)
Occupation: Singer, Rapper
Birthday: March 18, 2000
Age 24 (in Jul 2024)
Active Years: 4
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 163.9 cm (5’4”)
Weight: 99.2 lbs (45 kg)
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: na

Chaewon Facts:

Early Life

– Chaewon was born in Bupyeong-gu, Incheon, South Korea.
– She graduated from Bugae High School studying Intensive Chinese.
– She studied in the Department of Aviation Service at Yeonseong University.

Personal Life

– Her family consists of her parents and older brother.
– She can give a cold first impression but can be affectionate.
– She easily beats Dia and Eunb in arm wrestling.
– She dreamed of becoming an idol after watching Apink.
– Her bare face is considered very pretty, and the members of her group easily recognize her.
– In a radio show, Dia said she had a visual member vibe when first seeing her.
– Chaewon is generally a calm person and takes pride in making others laugh.
– Chaewon shares the same birth name as Chic & Idle’s Xindy, making them homonyms.
– She loves to watch vlogs on Youtube.
– She said she would be a Youtuber if she weren’t an idol.
– She hates eating macarons.
– Before debut, Chaewon suggested “생년월일” (Date of Birth) and “대표걸스” (Representative Girls) as potential group names. She favored the former, which surprised Dia.
– She and GHOST9’s Shin were born on the same day.
– She is the only introvert in the group.
– Chaewon is said to have a similar appearance to a beaver.
– In the dorm, Chaewon and Dia share a room and have a habit of turning off their lights 0.1 seconds before going to sleep.
– She likes to chat a lot.
– She has the fairest skin among her members.
– She is a big fan of tasty food.


– She is the lead vocalist of the group “MAKA MAKA”.
– Chaewon’s designated color in the group is Pantone Yellow 0131C.
– She is the group’s “unexpected friend” and “visual genius”.
– She went on hiatus from group activities due to anxiety reasons.
– Chaewon was not included in the group’s latest comeback “I Am” released on August 5, 2022.

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