Cha Eun-woo (차은우) is a South Korean singer, actor, and model signed under Fantagio Entertainment. He is currently a vocalist in the South Korean boy group Astro.
Cha Eunwoo was born Lee Dong-min (이동민) on March 30, 1997 in Gunpo, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. He graduated from Hanlim Multi Art High School in 2016.
Eunwoo made his debut as an actor with a minor role in the 2014 film My Brilliant Life and was chosen as the face of Korean cosmetic company Shara Chara from 2014-2015. In August 2015, Eunwoo appeared alongside the other members of Astro in the web series To Be Continued.
On February 23, 2016, Eunwoo debuted as a member of Astro. In October of that year he was chosen to be one of the MCs for Show! Music Core and starred in the web drama, My Romantic Some Recipe.
In 2017, Eunwoo was cast in the KBS2 drama Hit the Top and starred in the web drama Sweet Revenge.
In 2018, Eunwoo appeared in the web drama Top Management and was case as the male lead in the JTBC romantic comedy My ID is Gangnam Beauty. Following his appearance in the drama, his popularity skyrocketed and he was named one of GQ's Men of the Year.
In 2019, Eunwoo stared in the historical drama Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung. For that role, he won the Excellence Award for an Actor and Best Couple alongside Shin Se-Kyung at the MBC Drama Awards. In October, Eunwoo held his first solo fan meeting titled "Just One 10 Minute" across Asia.
In 2020, Eunwoo appeared as a cast member on the basketball variety series, Handsome Tigers, and became a fixed cast member of Master in the House. The latter of which earned him the Rookie Award at the 2020 SBS Entertainment Awards. In 2020, Eunwoo began starring in the tvN drama, True Beauty, based on the widely popular webtoon of the same name.
In June 2021, it was announced that Eunwoo would be appearing in the film Decibel alongside Kim Rae-won, Lee Jong-suk and Lee Sang-hee. In the same month, Eunwoo left Master in the House to focus on his career as an idol and as a actor. In July, Eunwoo was named an official brand ambassador for Burberry. In August it was confirmed that Eunwoo was cast in the drama Island which will air in 2022. On November 30 Eunwoo released the OST "Don't Cry, My Love" for the webtoon Under the Oak Tree.
III. Soundtrack Appearances
|Rainbow Falling||2018||My ID is Gangnam Beauty|
|Please Remember||2019||Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung|
|Love So Fine||2021||True Beuaty|
|Don't Cry, My Love||2021||Under the Oak Tree|
|2014||My Brilliant Life||Ah-Reum (Cameo)|
IVII. Television Dramas
|2017||Hit the Top||MJ||KBS2|
|2018||My ID is Gangnam Beauty||Do Kyung-seok||JTBC|
|2019||Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung||Yi Rim (Prince Dowon) / Maehwa||MBC|
|2020-2021||True Beauty||Lee Su-ho||tvN|
IVIII. Web Series
|2015||To Be Continued||Cha Eunwoo||MBC Every1|
|2016||My Romantic Some Recipe||Himself||Naver TVCast|
|2018||Top Management||Woo Yeon-woo||YouTube Red|
|2019||Soul Plate||Angel Raviel||Naver TVCast, YouTube|
IVIV. Variety Show
|2016||Law of the Jungle in New Caledonia||Main Cast||SBS|
|2018||Dead if Shot||Main Cast||Naver|
|2020||Handsome Tigers||Main Cast||SBS|
|2020-2021||Master in the House||Main Cast||SBS|
|2016-2018||Show! Music Core||MBC|
|2017-2019||MBC Dayo Daejejeon||MBC|
|2020||Dream Concert||VLive, YouTube|
|2020||KBS Song Festival||KBS2|
|2020||SBS Entertainment Awards||SBS|
|2021||Seoul International Drama Awards||MBC|
|2021||KBS Song Festival||KBS2|
|2017||9th MTN Broadcast Advertising Festival||CF Male Star Award||-|
|2018||11th Korea Drama Awards||Best New Actor||My ID is Gangnam Beauty|
|2018||11th Korea Drama Awards
||Hallyu Star Award||My ID is Gangnam Beauty|
|2018||3rd Indonesian Television Awards||Special Award - Person of the Year||-|
|2018||Yahoo Asia Buzz Awards||Most Searched Rookie Actor||My ID is Gangnam Beauty|
|2018||3rd Asia Artist Awards||Rising Star Award||My ID is Gangnam Beauty|
|2018||Korean First Brand Awards||Male Idol-Actor Award||My ID is Gangnam Beauty|
|2018||Korea First Brand Awards||Male Commercial Model Award||-|
|2019||1st iQiyi Entertainment Awards||Most Charming Actor||My ID is Gangnam Beauty|
|2019||MBC Drama Awards||Excellence Awards for an Actor in a Wednesday-Thursday Drama||Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung|
|2019||MBC Drama Awards||Best Couple Award (with Shin Se-kyung)||Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung|
|2020||Newsis K-EXPO 2020||Seoul Tourism Organization CEO Award||-|
|2020||14th SBS Entertainment Awards||Rookie Award||Rookie Award|
- He’s also called “Face Genius” (meaning someone who has crazily handsome face).
- He attended elementary school in the Philippines.
- His favorite soccer team is Real Madrid.
- He can play the piano, guitar, flute, and violin.