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|Born||February 11, 1990 (age 21)
Seoul, South Korea
|Occupations||Singer, Rapper, Actor|
|Associated acts||2PM 2AM|
Chansung was born in Seoul, South 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”.
In 2008, he took part in Mnet‘s Hot Blood Men which follows the extreme training of 13 trainees in order to become a member of the boy band One Day. One 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”) 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.
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.