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Chani (SF9) Profile, Bio, & Facts 

Chani SF9

Chani (찬희) is a South Korean singer and a member of the K-pop boy group “SF9” under FNC Entertainment.

Chani (SF9) Profile

Stage NameChani (찬희)
Birth Name Kang Chan Hee (강찬희)
BirthdayJanuary 17, 2000
Active Years2016–present
Age24 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Height177 cm (5’10″)
Weight57 kg (125 lbs)
Blood TypeA

Chani (SF9) Facts:

Early Life

– He hails from Daejeon, South Korea.
– He went to Dream Tree Kindergarten and Dunwon Elementary School.
– He graduated from Sanghyeon Middle School.
– In his younger years, he won an art prize.

Personal Life

– He has a younger brother.
– His charming point is his voice. (with online)
– His journey as a trainer began at a young age, starting in Primary 4.
– He is a former trainee under Fantagio Entertainment.
– Chani’s representative emoji is the angel 😇. (Fact iN Star)
– In February 2018, he graduated from the School of Performing Arts Seoul (SOPA).
– Unlike some of his group members, he cannot eat spicy food.
– He possesses musical talent and can play the violin and piano.
– Red is his favorite color.
– The biggest memory he wants to bring with him from Brazil is meeting with fans. (KoreaIN)
– His role models are Jung Yong Hwa from CNBlue and SHINee’s Taemin.
– He has a strong dislike for mushrooms.
– His role as “Woojoo” in “Sky Castle” was so popular that he said that he had a hard time differentiating the role from himself because people kept calling him “Woojoo”. (Happy Together)
– Within SF9, he is capable of reaching the highest notes.
– He’s recognized as the bravest member of the group.
– Before his SF9 days, he was part of the pre-debut team under FNC Entertainment, “Neoz School,” as a member of the first group called NEOZ.
– He said that his acting experience helped him improve his emotional expressions on stage. (Breakout)
– He aspires to appear in a fried chicken commercial because of his love for chicken.
– His hobbies include drawing, sleeping, and playing the piano.
– He said that the concept that suits him best is sweet. (Music Bank)
– Living arrangements reveal that he, Taeyang, Rowoon, and Inseong shared the same dorm, while the rest of the members live in another one.
– He is skilled at giving massages, as shared in “The Immigration.”
– He’s known to take long showers.
– According to Dawon, Chani is learning to drive these days. (with online)
– He finds joy and happiness when people compliment him by saying, “This guy looks so cool” or “He looks so cool,”.
– He always wanted to appear on television to showcase his face.
– If he were to choose a Spanish name without knowing the meaning, he would choose “Estupido” which means silly. (Hola School)
– He shares a history as a childhood friend with iKon’s Chanwoo and Astro’s Moonbin.
– He and Taeyang used to share the same room.
– Chani’s ideal type is described as someone kind, sincere, and with good manners.


– He holds the position of Main Dancer, Sub Rapper, Face of the Group, and Maknae in SF9.
– He dedicated 7 years to training.
– He and Hwiyoung were special guests in the Thai sitcom “Coffee House 4.0” in Episode 8.
– He is part of the cast for the show “Leaving The Nest 3.”
– He made an appearance in TVXQ’s “Balloons” music video as mini Yoochun.
– He previously served as a host on MBC’s Show! Music Core alongside Stray KidsHyunjin.
– His acting career includes roles in Korean dramas such as “Heaven’s Garden” (2011), “Can You Hear My Heart” (2011), “To the Beautiful You” (as the young Kang Tae Joon – 2012), “The Innocent Man” (2012), “Hwajung” (2015), “The Queen’s Classroom” (2013), “Click Your Heart” (2016), “Signal” (2016), “Sky Castle” (2018), “Imitation” (2021), and “Under the Queen’s Umbrella” (2022).
– He has also acted in movies, including “The King’s Case Note” (2017) and “Familyhood” (2016).

Instagram: c_chani_i

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon

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