Everything You Should Know About Idol Actor Cha Eun-woo

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Let’s Get to Know ASTRO’s Cha Eun-woo

ASTRO’s Cha Eun-woo has becoming one of the biggest K-Pop idol nowadays, since his first debut with the boy group as well as his individual career. Everything about him also made people wanted to know more about him, especially his fans! Through this article, Channel Korea will give you details about him, so keep on scrolling down!

Cha Eun-woo’s Full Profile


Cha Eun-woo (차은우) was born in Sabon District, Gunpo, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea on March 30, 1997 with the real name Lee Dong-min (이동민). He has 183 cm of height and 73 kg of weight. Meanwhile, his blood type was B. He was known as ASTRO’s member, singer, dancer, and actor under Fantagio Entertainment. In ASTRO, he was the fourth member to be revealed. He was known as the “Face Genius” of ASTRO, which meant someone who has crazily good-looking face.

For his educational necessity, Cha Eun-woo used to studied in Philippines during fourth grade in elementary school to studying English for six months, then he went to Suri Middle School, Suri High School, Hanlim Multi Art School, and then currently he’s in Sungkyunkwan University and majored in Acting.

Before his debut with ASTRO in 2016, Cha Eun-woo has made several appearances in TV Shows or web series and participated in Mr. Pizza’s iTeen Audition Promotional Model (2013) along with Moonbin. Not only that, he used to be the face of Korean cosmetic company Shara Shara (2014-2015).

Interesting Facts About Cha Eun-woo

  • He has chic and loyal personality.
  • He was considered as the smartest member, and becoming the best English speaker in ASTRO with Jinjin.
  • He was thought of being a teacher, a doctor, or anchor if he didn’t becoming an idol.
  • Cha Eun-woo’s ideal type was an intelligent, curious, and wise girl.
  • He has several K-Pop idol best friend such as Seo Kang-joon, Seventeen’s Mingyu, and has 97 liners group chat which consisted of GOT7’s Bambam and Yugyeon, NCT’s Jaehyun, BTS’ Jungkook, then Seventeen’s DK, Mingyu, and The8.
  • Cha Eun-woo loves to listening to music, playing the piano, and watching movies alone in the midnight.
  • He was known as fashionista.

Cha Eun-woo’s Pre-debut Story


Cha Eun-woo has been appeared in several entertainment activities even before his debut with ASTRO. One of the interesting part was he got caught up by an eagle-eyed talent scout when he was still a student back then!

In 2014, he was appeared in Hallyu Star & Gangnam Style: Trainee Interview with Rocky, Moonbin, and Jinjin. Aside of that, he used to known as a model student. He also working for Korean cosmetic company’s model as well as contestant of model show.

Here’s Cha Eun-woo’s adorable appearance during pre-debut era:


Cha Eun-woo’s Family


Cha Eun-woo was lived his parents and younger brother named Lee Dong-hwi who went studying in China. However, there’s no strong evidence about Cha Eun-woo’s real family picture. But, it seems like Cha Eun-woo really close with his mother. When he was child, his mother also oftenly reminded him that he wasn’t good looking and told him about “Don’t be vain” in order to made him stay humble!

Debut with ASTRO


Finally, Cha Eun-woo was officially debut with ASTRO in February 23, 2016! They were released the mini album Spring Up with the title track Hide and Seek along with the music video.


From his appearance in that MV, we could seen his charming as well as innocent image as well! His style was looking youthful and kinda preppy, since the image of the members were looked like high school student at that time. Cha Eun-woo was appeared with short dark hair with his straight bangs on the forehead!

Then during live performance of Hide and Seek era, he was looking as charming as ever with his pure image! If we comparing his appearance since then and now, it seemed like the old Cha Eun-wook has grown up into more manly nowadays, right?

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Cha Eun-woo as an Actor


Cha Eun-woo was made his acting debut through My Briliant Life as supporting role in 2013. It also following by his participated in web-drama To Be Continued (2015) along with other ASTRO members. Since then, his acting career also increasing as well as his improvement in acting skills. It also lead him to received several huge acting offers!

Rising Popularity with My ID is Gangnam Beauty


After took a part as lead male character Do Kyung-suk in My ID is Gangnam Beauty, Eun-woo’s acting career also acknowledge by people as well as his increasing popularity. He was played a character of popular guy in campus who famously known for his cold yet cool appearance, but deep down he went emotional about his family issues. Even though he has been debut with ASTRO at that time, but his popularity became even huge after the drama!

Netizens also has several thoughts about his acting skill on the drama. Mostly they were praising his acting, despite some other criticism about him didn’t do much words during acting line. His fans also thought that Eun-woo suits the cold guy character as well!

Let’s take a look at Eun-woo’s appearance in My ID is Gangnam Beauty:


Cha Eun-woo’s Filmography



Year Title Role
2014 My Briliant Life Cameo



Year Title Role
2017 Hit the Top MJ
2018 My ID is Gangnam Beauty Do Kyung-suk
2019 Rookie Historian Goo Hae-roung Yi Rim / Maehwa


Web Drama

Year Title Role
2015 To Be Continued Himself
2016 My Romantic Some Recipe Himself
2017 Sweet Revenge Himself
2018 Top Management Yeon-woo
2019 Soul Plate Raviel


Variety Shows

Year Title Role
2016 Law of the Jungle in Caledonia Cast Member
2018 Dead If Shot Cast Member
2020 Handsome Tigers Cast Member
2020 Master in the House Cast Member



Year Title Network
2016-2018 Show! Music Core MBC
2017 MBC Gayo Daejejeon SBS
2018 Dream Concert MBC
2019 MBC Gayo Daejejeon MBC

Cha Eun-woo’s Discography


Even though he was started his career with ASTRO, but Cha Eun-woo also involved in several individual project as well. Here are Cha Eun-woo’s personal discography!

OST Appearances

Year Title Album
2018 Rainbow Falling Gangnam Beauty OST
2018 Get Myself With You S.O.U.L
2018 Gravity S.O.U.L
2018 Sugar Cane S.O.U.L
2018 Me In S.O.U.L
2018 Together Top Management OST
2019 Please Remember Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryoung OST