Bang Chan is a South Korean-Australian singer, songwriter, producer, dancer, rapper, and television personality. Bang Chan is popular as the leader of the South Korean boy band “Stray Kids.”
Table of Biography
Bang Christopher Chan best known as Bang Chan was born on 3rd October 1997, in Seoul, South Korea. As of now, this singer is 24 years old and holds South-Korean-Australian nationality. Moreover, he has a zodiac sign of Libra and belongs to the South-Korean-Asian ethnicity. Talking about his siblings, he has a sister, Hannah Chan, and a brother, Lucas. His sister, Hannah is a trending dance and lip-syncs content creator on her self-titled TikTok account. Moreover, his parents’ names are still unknown. His father operates a swimming club in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
He moved to Sydney, Australia, as a child and lived there for many years. Moreover, he lived in a variety of places in Australia, including Strathfield, Drummoyne, Enfield, Belmore, and Greenacre. He also took classes in ballet and modern dance.
Talking about his educational career, he attended the Cheongdam High School in Seoul, South Korea. He attended Newtown High School of the Performing Arts, a government-funded co-educational selective and specialist secondary day school in Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, during his time there.
At the age of 13, Bang Chan gave a local audition in Australia for the K-pop label JYP Entertainment and passed the audition. He traveled to Korea to study at JYPE despite his young age. He made many close friends while at the company, including GOT7, TWICE, and DAY6. Chan spent seven years at JYPE, watching his training friends make their debut without him
He’s also appeared in music videos like TWICE’s Including Ooh Ahh and Miss A’s Only You, as well as shows like The 9th, The 9th: Season 2, Stray Kids Amigo TV, Two Kids Room, Two Kids Room Vol. 2, Finding Stray Kids, What If You’re A JYP Entertainment Trainee?, and SKZ-Talker Go! He founded the 3RACHA unit alongside members Han (J.ONE) and Changbin in late 2016. (SPEARB). On January 18, 2017, they published J:/2017/mixtape, an untitled mixtape with seven tracks on SoundCloud. On SoundCloud, the trio continues to share self-composed extended plays.
Then, in August 2017, it was revealed that JYPE was intending to develop a male idol group through a reality survival show. Bang was the leader of the “Male Group Project,” a group of nine men that included Han and Changbin.
‘Stray Kids’ band
Bang Chan’s debut as the leader of the boy group “Stray Kids” was in December 2017. Hellevator, Spread My Wings, School Life, Yayaya, 4419, Glow, and Beware were among the songs on the band’s pre-debut extended play. “Mixtape,” which was released on January 8, 2018, under JYP Entertainment and Genie Music. The EP reached number 2 on the Billboard World Albums chart, as well as number 9 on the New Zealand Heatseeker Albums (RMNZ) chart and number 22 on the Billboard Independent Albums chart.
The fourth EP by ‘Stray Kids,’ named “Clé 1: Miroh,” was released on March 25, 2019, by JYP Entertainment and Iriver, and featured songs such as Entrance, Miroh, Victory Song, Maze of Memories, and Kronosaurus. It topped the South Korean Albums (Gaon) chart, debuting at number one. It also charted at #3 in the US World Albums (Billboard), #13 in the Top Heatseekers (Billboard), and #15 in the Japanese Albums (Oricon).
The band started working on their Mixtape Project in November 2019, and their first song “Mixtape: Gone Days” was released on December 26. They were also working on their first Japanese album “SKZ2020,” which was released on March 18, 2020. On March 26, 2020, the band released their second song for their Mixtape Project “Mixtape: On Track,” and their Japanese song “Top” served as the theme song for the anime “Kami no To-Tower of God.”
Recent works by the band
“Unveil Stray Kids” is Stray Kids’ Japanese pre-debut best album, releases digitally on September 19, 2019, before their first concert in Japan on September 27, as part of their first world tour, Stray Kids Unveil Tour ‘I am…’. JYP Entertainment released their second album, “Noeasy,” on August 23, 2021. The title is a pun on the words “noisy” and “no easy,” and it emphasizes the idea of making a big noise with their music.
Stray Kids and labelmate Itzy signed a promotional deal with Republic Records in the United States on February 10, 2022, as part of JYP Entertainment’s strategic partnership with the label. On March 18, Stray Kids released their sixth EP Oddinary, which included the single “Maniac.” In South Korea, Finland, Poland, and the United States, the EP topped the charts. After BTS and SuperM, the EP became Stray Kids’ first album to chart on the Billboard 200, making them the third Korean artist to do so in history.
Awards and net worth
As of now, he or his band has yet to receive some awards and honors. Looking at the success, we may presume that, he or the band might receive some of them in the following years.
As a multi-talented singer, dancer, and lead singer, he has collected a decent sum of money in his pocket. Moreover, his net worth estimates at around $3 million. In addition, he has done endorsement work for several companies as a member of Stray Kids, including Jambangee Jeans, Ivy Club, Minute Maid Sparkling, Pro-Specs, and many more.
As of now, this singer is single and unmarried. Moreover, he has not disclosed his relationship status in public and focuses on his career.
Body measurements and Social media
This handsome singer is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 65 kg. Moreover, this singer has blonde hair and dark brown eyes color.
On his Instagram page, there are more than 301k followers. Aside from that, this singer is not active on Facebook or Twitter.