Everything You Need To Know About B1A4’s Visual and Face of the Group, Gongchan
Gong Chan-sik was born on August 14, 1993, in Jeollam Suncheon, South Korea. He’s better known by his stage name, Gongchan. He’s a South Korean singer and actor, and member of the boy-group B1A4. Gongchan was discovered on Cyworld as a result of his winning of an “Eoljjang Challenge” when he was in middle school. He was also a runner-up of a cross-dressing contest, where he danced to a song by soloist Ivy. He then underwent a training period of two years.
After years of training, Gongchan joined as a vocalist and the youngest member of B1A4. On April 11, 2011, WM Entertainment revealed Gongchan as the third member after releasing the news of B1A4 along with Jinyoung and Baro’s pictures. Sandeul and CNU were revealed in the next two days. On April 20, 2011, B1A4 released their debut Track, OK, and mini album “Let’s Fly”, making their debut on April 23, 2011 on MBCShow! Music Core.
After their debut, B1A4 was invited to star in MTV’s reality show Match Up with Block B. As one of the projects for the show, B1A4 filmed a music video for Only Learnt The Bad Things (못된 것만 배워서). In 2015, Gongchan became one of the new MCs on the fourth season of KBS A Song For You. He appeared alongside two other MCs, f(x)’s Amber and Super Junior’s Kangin.
Profile of B1A4’s Gongchan
|Birth Name||Gong Chan-shik (공찬식)|
|Stage Name||Gongchan (공찬)|
|Born||August 14, 1993, in Jeollam Suncheon, South Korea|
|Height||181 cm (5’11”)|
|Weight||60 kg (132 lbs)|
|Position||Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Visual/Face of the Group, Maknae|
Facts About Gongchan
- Gongchan has a younger brother.
- If B1A4 were a family, he would be the youngest sibling.
- He’s good with fan service.
- Out of all the B1A4 members he is the best at math.
- Because of his shyness during his trainee days, his hyungs thought that he is “chic”.
- Even though he is the youngest, he has a mature side due to being the oldest sibling of his family. So he takes good care of his hyungs, despite his age.
- He’s currently studying at Seoul School of Performing Arts.
- In 2015, Gongchan became a new MC on the fourth season of KBS A Song For You, along with f(x)’s Amber and Super Junior’s Kangin.
- Gongchan said that he is left-handed, while the others are right-handed.
- Gongchan writes with his right hand and eats with his left hand.
- Gongchan is really close with VIXX’s Hongbin, they once filmed Celebs Bromance together.
- Gongchan was featured on Mamamoo’s Piano Man music video. (He’s the “piano man”)
- Gongchan and Jinyoung have Acrophobia but according to them (One Fine Day) they’ve already overcome it.
- Gongchan’s ideal type is a cute person, cool, but who has a lot of aegyo. He said he never dated before.
Gongchan in I Need Romance Game
It was announced in early 2017 that Gongchan would star as the first main character for the new mobile game, I Need Romance, developed by Take One Company. The game, a first-person virtual reality simulation dating game, has Gongchan in the role of Eun Se-hyun, a top-idol and leader of the boy group Don’t Touch for 5 years, who is known as the representative ‘chic-idol’. He interacts with the user, who plays the opposing main character.
B1A4’s Gongchan Look-Alike with Seventeen’s Joshua
MAMAMOO Featuring B1A4’s Gongchan Appear on the Latest Music Video!
MAMAMOO finally released a music video for their latest song Piano Man, the release of this music video was delayed one day.
Four members of MAMAMOO, Solar, Moonbyul, Wheein, and Hwasa, still exist in their style that displays their strong vocals, and dances with a firm attitude. The music in the groovy Piano Man song highlights the electronic side and genre swing that allows MAMAMOO to provide a refreshing appearance.
Color techniques are used throughout to highlight certain points. In addition, the presence of B1A4’s Gongchan displayed a heroic figure, truly a warm and soft collaboration with piano strains.
This song was first released to fans on November 17, 2014, on SBS MTV The Show. And then, on November 19, the episode of MBC Show Champion, and on November 20 on the Mnet M! Countdown. But their fans have known the music video since the release of the trailer video.