Gongchan (B1A4)

Member of: B1A4

Real name: 공찬식 / Gong Chan Shik

Stage name: 공찬 / Gong Chan

Gender: Male

Age: 29 years

Date of birth: August 14, 1993

Place of birth: Jeollanam Suncheon Province, South Korea

Height: 181 cm

Weight: 60 kg

Bloodtype: A

Zodiac Sign: Leo

Chinese Zodiac Sign: Rooster

Gong Chan Profile
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About Gongchan

Gongchan (B1A4) Facts

  • Group: B1A4
    • Position: Maknae, Vocalist and Dancer.
  • Education
    • Suncheon Isu Middle School.
    • School of Performing Arts Seoul, (SOPA).
  • Religion: Protestant
  • Specialties: Make “aegyo”.
  • Hobbies Swimming, Mathematics and Photography.
  • Languages: Korean, Japanese (intermediate) and English (basic)
  • Hobbies Listening to music, reading French novels and Japanese manga.
  • Disease: Congenital narrowing of the urethra (hence only one kidney)
  • Your admission to WM Entertainment it was because his photo was uploaded to Cyworld “Ulzzang Challenger” on a friend’s account in his 3rd year of middle school. After his current agency saw it, he was offered an audition. Gongchan was hired by Cyworld because he won in the Ulzzang challenge at his Suncheon Isu Middle School.
  • He was a Keyeast trainee, as was Kim Soo Hyun.
  • He was the third member recruited, after Baro and Jin Young.
  • Gong Chan had experience on stage, as he went to a Drag Queen Interpretation contest, where he danced to Ivy’s song, obtaining the 2nd place.
  • Ambidextrous.
  • During the promotions of ‘Sleep Well, Good Night’, Gongchan complained of pains. After receiving a full medical check-up at the hospital, it was revealed that his kidney was not working well. Gong Chan personally asked to keep the news of his operation discreet as he didn’t want to cause unnecessary worry to his Fans. He is now fully recovered.
  • In an interview he mentioned that if he had not dedicated himself to what he does, he would be a preschool teacher.
  • On June 17, 2015 he has been chosen as one of the MC of A Song 4 You.
  • In Ep. 12 and 13 of A Song For You season 4, the leader Jinyoung replaced Gong Chan.
  • On January 26, WM Entertainment announced that Gongchan would participate as the main character in the mobile virtual dating simulation “I Need Love”.
  • B1A4 made a half-time appearance in the K-league: Gwangju FC vs Daegu FC (17/03/04), but Gong Chan was absent due to a cold with fever that landed him in the hospital.

Gongchan (B1A4) Collaborations

  • Sandeul – Love, always you (Duet with Gong Chan) (2019).

Gongchan (B1A4) Drama

  • Mokkoji Kitchen (Kok TV, 2021)
  • Lonely Enough to Love (MBC Every 1, 2020)
  • Dear My Name (Naver TV, 2019)
  • Travel Through Romance 1.5 (Naver TV, 2019)
  • Delicious Love (Naver TV, 2015)

Games/Apps

  • “I Need Love” – Choi Inhyeok (Main Character)

Gongchan (B1A4) Films

  • Mr. Boss (2020)

Gongchan (B1A4) Radio Programs

  • SimSimTapa (MBC, 2014, together with Hong Bin )
  • SimSimTapa (MBC, 2014, together with CNU )
  • Kpop Planet Radio (KBS, 06.09.15, with Baro )

Gongchan (B1A4) TV Programs

  • 2017: SBS Party People JYP (besides B1A4 -22.10.2017)
  • 2017: KBS2 Hello Consuelor (16.10.17 with Sandeul)
  • 2017: JTBC “Night Goblin” (together with Jinyoung)
  • 2017 : Weekly Idol (27.09.2017).
  • 2017: MBC Video Star (episodes on August 29 and 30) together with CNU
  • 2017: MBC Idol Star Athletics Championship
  • 2017: SBS “Game Show” (as a permanent guest)
  • 2016: MNET YANG and NAM SHOW (besides B1A4 )
  • 2016: MBC 은밀하게 위대하게 위대하게 (Greatness in secret) along with B1A4
  • 2016: KBS Immortal Song (together with B1A4 )
  • 2016: SBS Now Jeong Dae Man Mobidic Overwatch B1A4 vs BTOB ep.12-19 (together with Baro )
  • 2016: MBC Mbig TV “Flower Boy Bromance” (Celebrity Bromance: 4 cap) con Hong Bin (01/11/16)
  • 2016: MBC Chuseok special Idol Chef King (with Sandeul, 14.09.16)
  • 2016: SBS Star King (next to CNU and Baro ) 19.07.16
  • 2016: SBS Star King (next to CNU and Baro ) 12.07.16
  • 2016: MBC King of Mask Singer EP.67 (member of the judging panel)
  • 2016: MBC Heyo Live Idol TV by MBC Private Life of B1A4 (4 EPs in total, only for web and app)
  • 2016: SBS “Baek Jongwon’s Three Great Emperors” Ep.38
  • 2016: KBS Dream Team “Let’s be friends” Global Quiz Festival on Jeju Island
  • 2016: The God of Music 2 Ep.2 (together with Jin Young and CNU )
  • 2016: Pikicast Fan Heart Attack Idol TV
  • 2016: ONSYTLE: My Bodyguard Ep.2 (05.05.16)
  • 2016: JTBC Old House, New House Ep.20 (28.04.16)
  • 2016: JTBC Take Care of My Witch (together with B1A4)
  • 2016: The God of Music 2 Ep.1 (together with Jin Young, CNU and Sandeul )
  • 2016: JTBC Old House, New House (together with Sandeul and Baro )
  • 2015: KBS Happy Together (together with Sandeul ep. 412; 10/Sep/15)
  • 2015: KBS 4th season of Global Request ‘ A Song For You ‘ (ep.1-14 as MC)
  • 2015: KBS “My neighbor, Charles” (08/18/15)
  • 2015: KBS2 Hello Consuelor (11.08.15 with Sandeul and Jin Young )
  • 2015: MBC Idol Sports Championship (February 19).
  • 2015: SBS “How to eat & live well” (CON Sandeul 19/07/15)
  • 2015: SBS MTV Best of the Best (02.01.15, as MC)
  • 2015: SBS MTV Best of the Best (01.01.15, as MC)
  • 2014: SBS MTV Best of the Best (31.12.14, as MC)
  • 2014: SBS MTV Best of the Best (30.12.14, as MC)
  • 2014: SBS Star King (Ep.394 and 395 with Baro and CNU )
  • 2014: KBS Hello Counselor (25.08.14 together with Baro )
  • 2014: KBS2 The Human Condition (16.08.14 besides Baro )
  • 2014: KBS2 Emergency Escape No.1: Safety First! Driving in the rain (07/20/14)
  • 2014: KBS Dream Team 2 (Archery competition, with Sandeul and CNU ).
  • 2014 Weekly Idol
  • 2014: 1000 Songs Challenge (26.01.2014, besides CNU and Sandeul )
  • 2014: 1000 Songs Challenge (19.01.2014, besides CNU and Sandeul )
  • 2013: Celebrity Splash MBC
  • 2013: KBS Dream Team 2 (nailed)
  • 2013: KBS Dream Team 2 with ICN Squad (with CNU )
  • 2013: Beatles Code
  • 2013: Weekly Idol
  • 2013: Star King (30.11.2013, with Jin Young )
  • 2013: All The Kpop
  • 2013: Star King (29.06.2013, together with Sandeul )
  • 2012: Idol Athletics and Swimming Championships
  • 2012: B1A4 Hello Baby!
  • 2012: Sesame Player 3
  • 2012: Weekly Idol
  • 2012: Self Camera Diary (Selca Diary)
  • 2011: KBS Oh My School /100 Point Out Of 100 (last two episodes, with Baro)
  • 2011: MTV “Match Up” with Block B

Video Game Featuring

  • Wake Up theme for MONGA’s “I Need Love”.
  • Star theme for MONGA’s “I Need Love”.
  • The girl next door theme for MONGA’s “I Need Love”.

Gongchan (B1A4) Music Videos

  • OH MY GIRL – Liar Liar (2016)
  • Mamamoo – Piano Man (2014)

Gongchan (B1A4) Advertisement

  • Tourism App “One more Trip” (together with Jin Young )

Gongchan Links

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