Cha Eun-woo - Updated Jun 2024

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Cha Eun-woo

Cha Eun-woo is a young South Korean singer, actor, and model. Cha Eun-woo is a part of the boy band Astro. As an actor, Eun-woo gained fame by appearing in various TV dramas including ‘Gangnam Beauty‘, ‘ Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung’, and ‘True Beauty’ among others.

Early Life

Cha Eun-woo was born on March 30, 1997, and he is currently 26 years old. He hails from Gunpo, Gyeonggi Province. Similarly, his birth name is Lee Dong Min, written in Korean as 이동민 and in Hanja as 李瞳旼.

Likewise, Cha Eun-woo is written as 차은우 in Korean and as 車銀優 in Hanja.

Talking about his educational journey, he attended Suri Middle School. He then attended Suri High School. Later on, Eun-woo graduated from Hanlim Multi Art School in the year 2016.

At present, he attends Sungkyunkwan University and he majors in performing arts. Before all this, Eun-woo studied in an elementary school in the Philippines.

Eun-woo’s specialties include swimming, DJ-ing, and playing musical instruments like guitar, violin, and piano. Talking about his family, Eun-woo has a younger brother who is studying in China.

Similarly, he has several nicknames including “Morning Alarm”, “White Tee Guy”, and “Face Genius”.

Cha Eun-woo – Body Measurements

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Caption: Cha Eun-woo posing for a photo with his awards. Source: Instagram

Cha Eun-woo stands tall at a height of  183 cm or 6 feet and his weight is approximately 73 kgs or 161 lbs. Likewise, his blood type is B. Eun-woo has dark brown hair and eyes of the same color.

Cha Eun-woo – Social Media

Talking about his social media presence, he goes by the username @eunwo.o_c on Instagram. While writing this biography, Eun-woo has shared exactly 167 posts on his Instagram handle and garnered more than 13.2 million followers.

Similarly, he is also available on the short-form video-sharing app Tiktok. On Tiktok, Eun-woo goes by the username @at_chaeunwoo. This account boasts 1.8 million followers and over 5.1 million likes.

Career and Professional Life

Cha Eun-woo

Caption: Cha Eun-woo posing for a photo with his Astro bandmates. Source: Instagram

Cha Eun-woo is a popular singer, actor, and model from South Korea. He is signed under the label of Fantagio. Eun-woo is also a member of the South Korean boy group “Astro”.

He debuted as an actor with a minor role in the film My Brilliant Life in the year 2014.

Then in August 2015, the singer along with the other members of his group Astro participated in the web drama To Be Continued. His band “Astro” debuted on 23 February 2016 with the mini-album Spring Up.

In August, he participated in the Chuseok special variety show called Replies That Make Us Flutter. Similarly, in September of the same year, the singer-actor participated in another Chuseok pilot program called Boomshakalaka.

Further, he was announced as the MC of the show Show! Music Core alongside Kim Sae-Ron and Lee Soo-min. Eun-woo hosted the program from the year 2016 to 2018. The same year, Eun-woo also starred in the web drama My Romantic Some Recipe.

2017 – 2019

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Caption: Cha Eun-woo captured in a still-cut of the TV drama ‘Rookie Historian Goo Hae-Kyung’. Source: Instagram

Then in the year 2017, Cha Eun-woo was cast in the KBS2 drama Hit the Top. In the same year, the singer-actor also appeared in the web drama, Sweet Revenge. Then in the year 2018, he starred in the web drama Top Management.

Also in 2018, Eun-woo starred in Gangnam Beauty. It is a romantic comedy series that aired on the channel JTBC. Furthermore, this was also Eun-woo’s first leading role on television.

The singer-actor then saw a rise in popularity after the series aired. Subsequently, he also appeared as GQ Korea’s “Men of the Year”.

In the year 2019, he starred in the historical drama Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung. For this project, the actor worked alongside popular actress Shin Se-kyung.

The same year, he won the “Excellence Award for an Actor” as well as the “Best Couple Award” with Shin Se-Kyung at the MBC Drama Awards.

Likewise, in July 2019, there was an announcement that he would be having his first fan meeting across Asia titled, “Just One 10 Minutes” in October.

Then in December 2019, the singer-actor was also announced as a cast member of the new variety show, Handsome Tigers.

For this project, Eun-woo worked alongside Joy, Lee Sang-Yoon, Yoo Seon-ho, and Seo Jang-hoon. In the K-pop Radar Year-End Chart, he was named the “2019 Hot Instagrammer – Male”.

The same year, he was also ranked 7th with 44,178,474 points Most Accumulated Points On Male Idol Brand Reputation.

2020 – Present

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Caption: Cha Eun-woo appears on the cover of the TV drama ‘True Beauty’. Source: Instagram

Moreover, in April 2020, Cha Eun-woo joined Master in the House as a fixed cast member. Also in 2020, he won the “Rookie Award” for Master in the House at the SBS Entertainment Awards.

Then in December 2020, he began starring as the male lead in the TV drama True Beauty. It is based on the webtoon of the same name. He plays the role of the character Lee Su-ho.

His character is a “perfect man” who pays no attention to others. For this TV drama, he works alongside famous actors Hwang In-yeop and Moon Ga-young in the lead roles. This drama is still ongoing while writing this biography.

Additionally, the names actor and singer Seo Kang Jun of 5urprise and EXO is his role model. Also, he has mentioned that he is close friends with Seo Kang Jun.

He has also appeared in Urban Zakapa’s MV for the You’re The Reason. He was also a part of the staff of Law of the Jungle in New Caledonia.

Cha Eun-woo – Relationship Status

There is no information regarding his relationship status and love affairs. The singer might be more focused on his career as an artist or he might be keeping his relationships and personal life private and away from the public.