This is a Korean name; the family name is Hwang.
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Hwang Chansung
Background information
Born February 11, 1990 (age 21)
SeoulSouth Korea[1]
Occupations Singer,[1] Rapper,[1] Actor
Years active 2008–present
Associated acts 2PM 2AM

Hwang Chansung (Hangul: 황찬성, born February 11, 1990),[1] generally known as Chansung, is a member of the Korean boy band 2PM, where he is a South Korean idol singer and rapper.

Chansung was born in SeoulSouth Korea, where he still resides. Chansung was educated at Korean Art High School and Howon University.Early life


Before becoming a singer in 2PM, Chansung was a television actor having played roles in MBC’s 2006 comedy “Unstoppable High Kick” and then in KBS2’s 2008 drama “Jungle Fish.” It was also during this time, in 2006, that he auditioned for, and was named, one of the dozen finalists (including his future bandmates Junho and Taecyeon) to compete in the show “Superstar Survival”.

Music career

Main article: 2PM

In 2008, he took part in Mnet‘s Hot Blood Men[2] which follows the extreme training of 13 trainees in order to become a member of the boy band One DayOne Dayspawned two boy bands, 2AM and 2PM, of which the latter one Chansung became a member of. Six months after Hot Blood was aired on TV, 2PMdebuted with their first single “10점 만점에 10점” (“10 Points out of 10 Points”)[3] from their first EPHottest Time of the Day, but it wasn’t until their second EP 2:00PM Time For Change which skyrocketed their success in the Korean music industry. So far, 2PM has released two studio albumsand three EPs.

Personal life

Chansung stands 184 centimetres (6.04 ft) tall and weighs 165 pounds (75 kg). He speaks Korean, Japanese and English. Chansung is a trained martial artist, having achieved high levels in Taekwondoand Kumdo. His hobbies are listening to music, gaming and working out. Chansung is a Buddhist.

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