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Bang Chan (Stray Kids) Profile and Facts

Bang Chan (Stray Kids) Profile and Facts
Stage Name: Bang Chan (방찬) – formerly known as Chan
Birth Name: Christopher Bang
Korean Name: Bang Chan (방찬)
Birthday: October 3, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 171 cm (5’7″) *
Blood Type: O
Spotify: Stray Kids’ Leader Bang Chan’s Playlist

Bang Chan Facts:
– Chan said he moved to Sydney, Australia when he was very young. (His birth place is S. Korea)
– He has one younger sister, named Hannah and one younger brother, named Lucas.
– He went to Cheongdam High School. (SK-Talk Time 180422)
– Before leaving Sydney, he went to Newtown High School of the Performing Arts.
– Seungmin and Chan went to the same high school, and Chan was his senior.
– Chan used to take ballet and modern dance classes.
– His nicknames (according to his members) are Kangaroo and Koala.
– He wanted to become a singer because he liked to make people have a good time since he was a kid.
– BangChan moved houses 5 times when he was living in Australia: 1.Strathfield, NSW; 2. Drummoyne, NSW; 3.Enfield, NSW; 4 .Belmore, NSW; 5. Greenacre, NSW
– He joined JYP Entertainment in 2010 after passing an audition in Australia.
– He trained for 7 years.
– He is in pre-debut group 3RACHA with Changbin and Jisung.
– His stage name in 3RACHA is CB97.
– He thinks his charming point is his dimples when he smiles.
– Chan’s hair is naturally wavy/curly.
– He speaks English, Korean, Japanese and a bit of Chinese.
– He has a lot of LA friends.
– His hobby is playing sports.
– He runs fast. (NCT NIGHT NIGHT)
– He has his drivers license.
– He helps with producing songs.
– His favorite season is autumn. (Summer Vacation vlive)
– He likes sunny days more than rainy days.
– Food Chan wants to eat is chicken. (Stray Kids Amigo TV ep 1)
– Chan said he likes listing to Drake. (iHeart Radio)
– His perfume is Versace Eros.
– If he could choose a different roommate he’s still chose Changbin. (Stray Kids Amigo TV ep 1)
– According to Changbin, Chan is the busiest member of Stray Kids. He does the music editing, and matches the choreography. (Stray Kids Episode, aired on Mnet Official)
– The shaving brand Chan uses is Gillette. (Stray Kids Amigo TV ep 1)
– Chan has a King Charles Spaniel dog named Berry.
– Woojin’s first impression on Chan was that he was very cold. (NCT NIGHT NIGHT)
– Chan prefers planned trips.
– Things he’d like doing during vacation: going bungee jumping.
– Things he dislikes doing during vacation: watching movies alone
– Bang Chan can rotate his hand to 360 degrees. (Pops in Seoul)
– His dad owns a swimming club in Sydney, so he used to swim a lot.
– When he was 8, he broke the record for his school’s swim carnival for 50 m freestyle swim.
– He used to train with GOT7, TWICE, and DAY6.
– He is friends with GOT7‘s BamBam, Yugyeom and Jackson.
– Day6’s Young K said that him and Chris were close. (180629 SBS Power FM Radio)
– Twice Sana mentioned she’s also close to Chan. (vLive)
– Jimin from 15& said that she is best friends with Bang Chan. (vlive)
– Chan sees himself as an independent person who does things alone. (Two Kids Room: Chan & Woojin)
– He said that he’s thinking sometimes in Korean and sometimes in English. (Ep. 325 from After School Club)
– He performed with TWICE‘s Chaeyoung and GOT7‘s BamBam in a 2011 trainee showcase.
– He starred in TWICE‘s “Like Ooh Ahh” MV as a zombie and Miss A‘s “Only You” MV.
– He has lived in a dorm for 6 years and 6 months.
– His role at the dorm is to cook for his members.
– Update: In the new dorm Bang Chan, Lee Know, Hyunjin and Seungmin share a room.
– His motto: “Just enjoy~”
– If he wasn’t in Stray Kids, he would be a kangaroo (lol), actor or athlete. (vLive 180424)
– His role models are Drake, Cristiano Ronaldo, and his dad.
Chan’s ideal type: he started that he doesn’t have an ideal type.

(Special thanks to Yuki Hibari,
Renee Alvarado-Berend, JilDavid, Awsd, Hanboy, VY has school 💁, Minho’s Bundles, chiara, Agatha Charm Mendoza, Zami Hrahsel, Ramisa Zara Rouf
for providing additional info.)

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  • hanboy

    don’t mind me im just being a crackhead like skz 😀

  • a_k

    Don’t mean to nitpick or anything, but “He has a lot of LA friends” appears twice.

  • KProfiles

    Thank you for the heads up! 🙂

  • JilDavid

    In Ep. 325 from After School Club he said that he’s thinking korean and english and that it depends on the situation

  • KProfiles

    Thank you for the info and for providing the source! 🙂

  • Awsd


  • Awsd

    Jimin from 15&and said that she is best friends with Bang Chan (vlive)

  • KProfiles

    Thank you for the info! 🙂

  • Who am I

    What is The Having brand Gillette do you mean shaving???

  • Awsd

    Yeah, i think shaving

  • Jjinglebells

    In the languages he speaks, he also knows Greek.

  • Awsd

    Chan created the group himself. Can you please put in? 🙂

  • MarkLeeIsProbablyMySoulmate

    His arms bend longer than others (double joints) (idol room)

  • Awsd

    His other nickname is also ”Vampire or VampChan” cause of his extremely white skin (according to his friends and members)

  • Dad

    He’s sensitive and that’s a great quality. He’s cried like three times on camera

  • Minho’s Bundles

    According to Changbin, Chan is the busiest member of Stray Kids. He does the music editing, and matches the choreography.
    (Information found on Stray Kids Episode, aired on Mnet Official)

  • Awsd

    He’s not that sensitive 🙂 The only sensitive members are Felix and Hyunjin =)

  • Sophie777

    bit of a nitpick but in the bit ” His dad owns a swimming club in Sidney” thats not how you spell Sydney…

  • KProfiles

    Of course! In the rest of the instances the word has been written correctly, but in that sentence there was indeed a typo. Thanks a lot for the heads up, it’s much appreciated! 🙂

  • KProfiles

    Thanks a lot for the info and for providing the source, it’s much appreciated! 🙂

  • a_k

    “Minho made the choreo for Hellevator.”

    I don’t want to be rude or anything but I think that the above line is in the wrong profile. It should go to Minho’s profile instead of Chan’s.

  • KProfiles

    That’s not rude at all! Thanks a lot for the heads up, it’s very much appreciated! 🙂

  • a_k

    No problem. Thank you for filling in the information on the profiles by the way! We fans do appreciate it as well.

  • Lucy

    ‘’Chan said that if you’re an Twice Anti, you can’t stan Stray Kids’’ (Fansign)

  • Livi4Life

    Chan took ballet classes when he was younger. But only for a short period of time. He also did Musical related classes for about a year and he also did Modern Dance classes too. (Look at my multitalented kangaroo go xD) He confirmed this during a V Live on Sep. 2nd 2018 (KST) when they were out eating.

  • Rahmahc03

    Chan has other nickname. He used to called by vam-chan (vampire chan) because his skin is so white

  • Agatha Charm Mendoza

    Oh… I think you’re right and the source was in amigo TV… am I right?

  • Agatha Charm Mendoza

    Awwwssss…. true because as I know male version of twice is stray kids but, I am not sure for that

  • Awsd

    You can check it out ^^ I’m not lying =)

  • Snowdrop

    Chan was a mc in asc during Jae’s graduation

  • SquirrelJisung

    Chan studied at Newtown High School of the Performing Arts

  • SquirrelJisung

    Chan was part of the “Notable Alumni”s in his school(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newtown_High_School_of_the_Performing_Arts)

  • toni♡

    bangchan used to be roommates with day6’s member youngk as a trainee

  • Christly Briguez Amores

    Bang Chan because i like the way he is …. He can do a lot and aside for that he always do his best as the leader of their group. He helps his members to improve their hidden talent . <3

  • Tsktsk

    Chan is also close with Chungha (she trained with Chan before to leave JYP)

  • sooyeon

    Lmao, “if he wasn’t in Stray Kids, he’d be a kangaroo”

  • Linoschan

    Chan’s birthplace is Strathfield

  • Daria Raiber

    When did he say this?

  • Spinach

    latest I saw was that his Birth Name is Christopher? or am I wrong to see?

  • Daenna Radaza

    Does anyone know his favorite color?

  • Tsktsk

    Black, from what i-ve heard

  • Agatha Charm Mendoza

    Chan named his airpods Chris.

  • Agatha Charm Mendoza

    Chan said the he first moved at Strathfield when he was young.

  • Agatha Charm Mendoza

    Felix is not a sensitive person. Only Hyunjin is a sensitive person, that’s why Stray Kids call Hyujin a crybaby. 😊

  • sxph

    chan was also in a commercial about australian beef as a kid – you can see him at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNTlL_p7NDs

  • sxph

    chan joined jyp in 2011, not 2010. he mentions this in 3racha’s song “broken compass”

  • Simone

    Um apparently Chungha and Chan are friends (according to Chungha’s profile)

  • wolfgang

    his full name is Christopher Bahng (spelled exactly like that.) his record for a 50 freestyle was when he was 14 with 34 seconds.

  • chiara

    When he was a trainee he shared a dorm with Day6 (Vlive)

  • chiara

    Chan wasn’t familiar with kpop when he was little

  • chiara

    After hearing 2pms song “10 out of 10” Chan he got into kpop

  • chiara

    Bangchan says he has trouble sleeping,
    so he usually stays up late working on songs and stuff. (vlive)

  • chiara

    Since Chan has trouble sleeping, he wrote “INSOMNIA” dedicated to this.

  • Agatha Charm Mendoza

    Chan’s sister(Hannah) likes ballet, plays piano and sings while his brother(Lucas) likes to play the ukulele and sing.

  • Melany

    His full birth name is actually Christopher Bang.

  • Proud STAY,Fantasy,DeoBi+Golde

    Chan was the only person out of 800 people who auditioned who actually passed and got in to JYP (Sydney Unveil concert)

  • Proud STAY,Fantasy,DeoBi+Golde

    Chan usually sleeps while riding buses anywhere (during tours, promotions, etc.) (Sydney Unveil concert)

  • Proud STAY,Fantasy,DeoBi+Golde

    Chan’s birth name is actually Christopher Bahng

  • Proud STAY,Fantasy,DeoBi+Golde

    Chan is friends with Chungha as she used to train with Chan before she left JYP

  • Safron Quill

    chan has a king charles spaniel dog named berry!
    source: https://www.vlive.tv/video/… around the 46:50 mark

  • Rayhana Awis

    According to his parents, his favourite food is lamb meat (Finding Stray Kids – ep. 2)

  • simplyau

    the members combined ‘kangaroo’ and ‘groot’ to form a new nickname for chan which is ‘kangroot’ (chan’s bday vlive)

  • Stan ExO&TwiCe
  • staybzens

    In a recent Vlive, Chan mentioned that he was born in Morocco!

  • voice.of.heavenHD

    JYP said in Idol Room that Bang Chan casted Stray Kids and writes most of the songs

  • Kyu Tie

    is that real ? o-o

  • Julie Patterson
  • Koala

    I’m fairly sure that’s fake subs someone made up for April Fools

  • m🌿

    Chan was a swimmer who came second in a district-wide swimming competition in Australia and made it into a city-wide competition.

    Source: Source: [Two Kids Room] VOL.02 Ep.05 Bang Chan X Hyunjin https://youtu.be/B8McJhaEGLM

  • Chan’s Smile

    How do you know about his parfume ?

  • Minnie Park

    He has never confirmed this. It’s speculation from fans and the only backing is that he used Greek alphabet letters in the 3RACHA logo, which is not valuable evidence.

  • Kiyugare Monster

    Chan’s personal fan name for the stays are Baby Stays. It used to be baby girls and baby boys but chose Baby Stay since baby girls and baby boys was too long. (during a vlive)

  • denise aniyah lester

    He can also understand/speak a bit of Greek. He either studied it as a 2nd language in elementary school or had a Greek friend back in Australia.
    Video proof

  • 🌸🌙💜 // @→uni//hiatus//inactive

    He was in TWICE’s debut song LIKE OH-AH as a zombie!

  • penny!!loves!!channie!!

    chan also said in his recent solo vlive (i think it was ep 23) that he used to skateboard