ASTRO Cha Eunwoo: Profile, Height, Dating, Facts & Information (Updated)

ASTRO Cha Eunwoo: Profile, Height, Dating, Facts & Information (Updated)

ASTRO Cha Eunwoo
Lee Dong Min (이동민) also known as Cha Eunwoo (차은우), is a South Korean actor, model, song-writer, singer, and member of the group ASTRO under Fantagio who debuted last February 23, 2016. 


Stage name

Lee Dong Min (이동민)

Birth name

Lee Dong Min


March 30, 1997 

Birth place

Gunpo, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea


Face Genius 
Morning Alarm 
White Tee Guy 
Roha Protector

Zodiac Sign






Years active





Face of The Group





Lee Dong Min was born in Gunpo, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea on March 30, 1997. He went to Nungnae Elementary School and also went on an exchange to Tagaytay, Philippines for 6 months to study English when he was in fourth grade. He then went to Suri Middle and High Schools before transferring to Hanlim Multi Art High School. He graduated from high school in 2016 with a major in Broadcasting and Entertainment.


2013–2015: Pre-debut

Cha Eunwoo and Moonbin competed in the "Fantagio iTeen Promotional Model Audition" hosted by South Korean pizza chain Mr. Pizza in the winter of 2013. In 2014, he made his acting debut in the film My Brilliant Life, playing a minor role. The same year, he appeared on KBS's Hallyu Star & Gangnam Style: Trainee Interview with JinJin, Moonbin, and Rocky. From 2014 to 2015, he was also the face of the Korean cosmetics company Shara Shara.

 Cha Eunwoo became the fourth trainee to be officially introduced through the Fantagio iTeen Photo Test Cut on February 17, 2015. Prior to his debut, he co-starred in the web drama To Be Continued with his fellow members of the group.


In February 2021, Cha Eunwoo became an international ambassador for Penshoppe. He was also chosen as a brand model for the chicken brand Nuguna Banhandak the following month. He was chosen as a model for the sportswear brand O'Neill and a global ambassador for the luxury fashion brand Burberry in May and July, respectively. In July, he also became the first KONVY presenter and was chosen as a model for Mackiss' "Now We Are" Soju and the health food Perilla in the Eyes. He was also chosen as a model for Samhwa Foods in August.

Media influence

After his participation in My ID is Gangnam Beauty, Cha Eunwoo saw a rise in popularity and was even included in GQ Korea's Men of the Year in November 2018. In the 2019 K-Pop Radar Year-End Chart, he was named "2019 HOT Instagramer - Male." He also ranked seventh in the male idol category of the Most Accumulated Points on Brand Reputation in 2019 chart, with 44,178,474 points. On the Forbes Korea Power Celebrity list in April 2021, he ranked 17th overall and 6th in the SNS category.


Year Song Album Notes
2018 "Rainbow Falling" Non-album single My ID is Gangnam Beauty OST (Part 7)
"Together" Top Management OST
2019 "Please Remember" Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung OST (Part 6)
2021 "Love So Fine" True Beauty OST (Part 8)
"Don't Cry, My Love" Under the Oak Tree OST (Part 1)
2022 "Focus On Me" The Villainess is a Marionette OST
"Love Sailing" Decibel OST

"Love So Fine" peaked at 165 on the Gaon Music Chart and at 13 on the Billboard World Digital Song Sales.


Year Song Album Artist
2017 "You & Me" Winter Dream ASTRO
2018 "By Your Side" Rise Up
"Merry-Go-Round (Christmas Edition)" Non-album single
"Together" Cha Eunwoo
2019 "Merry-Go-Round" All Light ASTRO
"No, I Don't" Non-album single
2021 "After Midnight" Switch ON
"Don't Worry"



Year Title Role Notes
2014 My Brilliant Life Healthy Ah Reum Cameo
TBA Decibel Jeon Tae Ryong



Year Title Role Network Notes
2016 ASTRO OK! Ready Himself MBC Music Variety show
Law of the Jungle in New Caledonia SBS
Astro Project A.S.I.A MBC Music
2017 Hit the Top MJ KBS2
2018 Snail Hotel Himself tvN Variety show
Cross The Line MBC
My ID is Gangnam Beauty Do Kyung Seok JTBC
Dead If Shot Himself Naver TV Variety show
Carefree Travelers 2 JTBC
2019 Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung Yi Rim (Prince Dowon) / Maehwa MBC
2020 Handsome Tigers Himself SBS Variety show
2020–2021 Master in the House
True Beauty Lee Su Ho tvN
TBA Island Kang Chan Hyuk OCN


Web series

Year Title Role Network Notes
2015 To Be Continued Himself Naver TVCast
MBC Every1
Pre-debut web drama
2016 My Romantic Some Recipe Naver TVCast
2017 Revenge Note oksusu
2018 Top Management Woo Yeon Woo YouTube Red
2019 Soul Plate Raviel Naver TVCast Web drama
2020 ASTRO's 1001 Nights Himself Seezn Variety show
ASTRO Chemi-Mate ZZG
ASTRO Space Force A: Secret Golden Bowl


Awards and nominations

Year Award ceremony Category Nominated work Result
2016 MBC Entertainment Awards Rookie Award in Music / Talk Show – Male Show! Music Core Nominated
2017 Rookie Award in Show / Sitcom – Male Nominated
MTN Broadcast Advertising Festival CF Male Star Award Cha Eunwoo Won
2018 Asia Artist Awards Rising Star Award My ID is Gangnam Beauty Won
Indonesian Television Awards Special Award – Person of the Year Cha Eunwoo Won
Korea Drama Awards Best New Actor My ID is Gangnam Beauty Won
Hallyu Star Award Won
Korea First Brand Awards Male Idol-Actor Award Won
Male Commercial Model Award Cha Eunwoo Won
Yahoo Asia Buzz Awards Most Searched Rookie Actor My ID is Gangnam Beauty Won
2019 iQiyi Entertainment Awards Most Charming Actor Won
MBC Drama Awards Excellence Award for an Actor in a Wednesday-Thursday Drama Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung Won
Best Couple Award Cha Eunwoo (with Shin Se Kyung)
Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung
Soompi Awards Breakout Actor My ID is Gangnam Beauty Won
Best Idol Actor Nominated
Best Couple Award Cha Eunwoo (with Im Soo Hyang)
My ID is Gangnam Beauty
2020 APAN Music Awards Entertainer of the Year – Male Cha Eunwoo Nominated
Newsis K-EXPO 2020 Seoul Tourism Organization CEO Award Won
SBS Entertainment Awards Rookie Award Master in the House Won
2021 Brand Customer Loyalty Awards Best Male Idol-Actor Cha Eunwoo Won
Brand of the Year Awards Acting Idol of the Year (Male) Won


Fashion Brands Worn

Burberry, DIOR, Prada, MIU MIU, ADIDAS, Saint Laurent, Fendi, NIKE, Converse, SUPREME, BALENCIAGA, etc.













Cha Eunwoo Facts

- Eunwoo was born in Sabon, Gunpo, Gyeonggi, South Korea.

He is friends with Seo Kang Joon and is in a group chat with GOT7's BamBam and Yugyeom, BTS's Jungkook, Seventeen's Mingyu, The8, and DK, NCT's Jaehyun as they were all born in the year 1997.

- He is considered to be the smartest member.

- Eunwoo loves to eat at night.

- He has an angelic voice.

- He is good in acting.

- Eunwoo appeared in many Korean Dramas.

- He is a big fan of soccer.

Favorite soccer team is Real Madrid.

- Eunwoo is the biggest eater in the group. His favorite food is meat.

He speaks Korean, English, and basic Japanese.

- Eunwoo can play the piano, guitar, flute, and violin.

- His stage name is written with the hanja for "silver" (銀; eun) and "excellence" (優; woo). It is supposed to reflect that he's a shining and outstanding person everywhere he goes.

- Eunwoo's hobbies are watching movies, listening to music, and playing the piano.

- He has a younger brother who’s studying in China.

- He’s also called “Face Genius”, meaning someone who has a crazily handsome face.

- In 2014 he appeared in KBS 9 AM/PM News “Hallyu Star & Gangnam Style: Trainee Interview” with MOONBINROCKY, and JINJIN.

-  In 2014 he appeared in a movie: “My Brilliant Life” as an imaginary teenage healthy version of Song Hyekyo & Kang Dongwon’s son Ahreum.

- When Eunwoo was in grade 4, he stayed for 6 months in the Philippines to study English in an elementary school in Tagaytay (October 26th 2019, The Philippines).

- Eunwoo likes wearing tank tops when the weather's good, especially during the summertime.

Between 2014 – 2015 he was the face of the Korean cosmetics company “Shara Shara”.

- Eunwoo is the 4th trainee that was officially introduced with Photo Test Cut by Fantagio iTeen.

- His role models are actor and singer Seo Kang Joon and the boy group EXO.

- Eunwoo said that if he wasn't an idol, he would be a teacher, a news anchor, a doctor, a police officer or a lawyer.

- His personality is he seems chic, but he is very loyal.

- Growing up, his mother would often tell him things like "You're not good-looking" or "Don't be vain" so we would remain a humble person.

- Eunwoo likes to watch movies or YouTube videos, play games, and eat at night.

- In April 2021, he placed 17th overall and 6th in the SNS category on the Forbes Korea Power.

- In April 2019, Cha Eunwoo donated 10 million won to help support the victims of the Goseong Fire. In February 2020, it was revealed that he had donated 30 million won to help those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in South Korea.

- According to him his ideal type for a women is someone who is curious, wise and intelligent.

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