Kang Chan Hee

Kang Chan Hee - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career
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Kang Chan Hee, known as Chani, started his career as a child actor in the famous historical drama series Queen Seondeok (2009), playing an elite kid. Around the same time, he had a role in another drama series Three Brothers.

After several years, which is in 2011, he was seen again in a drama series Can You Hear My Heart, followed by another drama series Heaven’s Garden.

In 2015, he introduced himself as a K-Pop idol under FNC Entertainment. He then officially debuted as a K-Pop idol in 2016 as a member of the K-Pop boy group SF9.

His acting career shot up when he appeared in the drama series SKY Castle (2018) where he played a shrewd and sensitive student who lives in a posh residence called SKY Castle.

Besides that, he also had a movie project titled White Day in 2020 where he was offered the main role position, one of his biggest achievements.

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Profile

  • Real Name: Kang Chan Hee (강찬희)
  • Stage Name: Kang Cha Ni (강찬희)
  • Nicknames: Chan Hee, Cha Ni
  • Birthday: January 17, 2000
  • Birthplace: Daejeon, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
  • Weight: –
  • Blood Type: A
  • Religion: Christian
  • Professions: Singer, Actor
  • Education: Daejeon Dunwon Elementary School, Sanghyeon Middle School, Seoul Performing Arts High School
  • Hobbies: Drawing, sleeping, and playing the piano
  • Parent: Park Seol Hee (Mother)
  • Sibling: Kang Seok Hee
  • Girlfriend: –
  • Facebook: –
  • Twitter: –
  • Instagram: @c_chani_i
  • TikTok: –
  • YouTube: –

Facts

  • Chan Hee raises three cats named Choco, Cream, and Mocha.
  • He is a member of the K-Pop boy group SF9 and was trained for seven years.
  • Chan Hee has modeled for several brands such as Tiffany Kids Wear when he was a kid, Downy Softener, Auction, Toreore Chicken, and so on.
  • He was a trainee in Fantagio Entertainment before debuting with his group SF9.
  • Chan Hee did a few collaboration videos with 1MILLION Dance Studio through 1MILLION’s YouTube channel.
  • He cannot handle spicy foods.
  • Chan Hee is the shortest among the rest of SF9’s members.
  • He can play the violin and piano.
  • Chan Hee loves the color red.
  • He said he is unable to recall numbers well, for example, birthday dates or phone numbers.
  • His ideal type is…

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Movies

  • White Day: The Labyrinth (2021), as Hee Min
  • The Gossip (2021), as Jung Seok
  • The First Issue (2019), as Hyun Jun
  • The King’s Case Note (2017), as King Ye Jong
  • Familyhood (2016), as Hyun Bin

Drama Series

  • Miracle (2022), as Louis
  • Outsiders Love Prohibition (2021), as Cha Ni
  • Jinx (Daum Kakao TV | 2021), as Lee Gyu Han
  • Imitation (KBS2 | 2021), as Lee Eun Jo
  • Must You Go? (Viu | 2021), as Park Yeon
  • True Beauty (tvN | 2020), as Jeong Se Yeon
  • Once Again (KBS2 | 2020), as Choi Ji Won
  • Was It Love (JTBC | 2020), as an SF9 member
  • Once Again (KBS2 | 2020), as Ji Won
  • Love As You Taste (Naver TV Cast | 2019), as Yoon Dan
  • SKY Castle (JTBC | 2018), as Hwang Woo Joo
  • Coffee House 4.0 (Amarin TV  | 2018), as Do Yoon
  • Click Your Heart (Naver TV Cast | 2016), as Kang Cha Ni
  • Signal (tvN | 2016), as Park Sun Woo
  • Splendid Politics (MBC | 2015), as Ja Gyung
  • The Queen’s Classroom (MBC | 2013), as Kim Do Jin
  • The Innocent Man (KBS2 | 2012), as Kang Ma Roo
  • To The Beautiful You (SBS | 2012), as Kang Tae Joon
  • Heaven’s Garden (Channel A | 2011), as Shin Seung Woo
  • Can You Hear My Heart (MBC | 2011), as Cha Dong Joo
  • Three Brothers (KBS2 | 2009), as Kim Sung Tae
  • Queen Seondeok (MBC | 2009), as Hwa Rang

TV Shows

  • Teacher of Narat (SBS FIL | 2021), as a teacher
  • KBS Song Festival (KBS | 2021), as a guest
  • Midnight Idol Season 2 (Naver TV Cast | 2021), as a guest
  • Transit Love (2021), as a guest
  • SF9 Center: Prologue (VLIVE | 2021), as a regular member
  • SF9 Center (VLIVE | 2021), as a regular member
  • Kingdom: Legendary War (Mnet | 2021), as a regular member
  • TMI News Season 2 (Mnet | 2021), as a guest
  • Idol Human Theater (2020), as a guest
  • Idol eSports Athletics Championships (MBC | 2020), as a guest
  • SF9 SANGSA 2 (VLIVE | 2020), as the main host
  • Fandom Tour (Daum Kakao TV | 2020), as a guest
  • After_zzZ (2020), as a guest
  • Idol On Quiz (KBS2 | 2020), as a guest
  • Idol Dabang: Season 3 (2020), as a guest
  • WDDD: Our Dawon Will Do Anything (Mnet | 2020), as a guest
  • K-Bob Star (2020), as a guest
  • Idol League: Season 2 (2020), as a guest
  • Idol Star Athletics Championships (MBC | 2020), as a regular member
  • SF9 SANGSA (VLIVE | 2019), as a regular member
  • Two Yoo Project Sugar Man: Season 3 (JTBC | 2019), as a guest
  • World Klass (Mnet | 2019), as a guest
  • Idol Star Athletics Championships Chuseok Special (MBC | 2019), as a regular member
  • Q&A Machine (2019), as a guest
  • Hangout With Yoo (MBC | 2019), as a guest
  • We K-POP (2019), as a guest
  • Run.wav (JTBC | 2019), as a guest
  • Star Road: SF9 (VLIVE | 2019), as a regular member
  • Everyone’s Kitchen (O’live2019), as a guest
  • Cool Kids (JTBC | 2018), as a guest
  • Happy Together: Season 4 (KBS2 | 2018), as a guest
  • Mafia Dance (2018), as a guest
  • Colorful Code 9 (VLIVE | 2018), as the main host
  • The Team Chef (JTBC | 2018), as a guest
  • Idol Room (JTBC | 2018), as a guest
  • Leaving The Nest: Season 3 (tvN | 2018), as a regular member
  • Amazing Saturday (tvN | 2018), as a guest
  • Music Bank in Chile (KBS | 2018), as a guest
  • Idol League: Season 1 (2018), as a guest
  • K-RUSH: Season 3 (KBS1 | 2018), as a guest
  • Secret Code 9 (VLIVE | 2018), as the main host
  • SF9 x LieV (VLIVE | 2017), as the main host
  • SF9 Trip with Fantasy (Naver TV Cast | 2017), as the main host
  • K-RUSH (KBS1 | 2017), as a guest
  • After Mom Goes to Sleep (2017), as a guest
  • Stress Free Zone (Tooniverse | 2017), as a guest
  • Fact iN Star (TBS | 2016), as a guest
  • SF9 Special Food (Naver TV Cast | 2016), as the main host
  • The Immigration (2016), as a guest
  • SF9 – Spectacle Fantasy (Naver TV Cast | 2016), as the main host
  • D.O.B. (Mnet | 2016), as a regular member
  • Battle Trip (KBS2 | 2016), as a guest
  • Knowing Bros (JTBC | 2015), as a guest
  • Wedensday Gourmet (tvN | 2015), as a guest
  • Weekly Idol (MBC every1 | 2011), as a guest
  • Immortal Songs: Singing the Legend (KBS1 | 2011), as a guest
  • Hello Counselor: Season 1 (KBS2 | 2010), as a guest
  • Running Man (SBS | 2010), as a guest
  • Radio Star (MBC | 2007), as a guest
  • Show! Music Core (MBC | 2005), as the main host
  • Music Bank (KBS2 | 1998), as a guest

Nominations

  • 2021 Brand of the Year Award – Male Idol Actor of the Year – Kang Chan Hee
  • 2020 APAN Music Award – Entertainer of the Year (Male) – Kang Chan Hee
  • 2020 MBC Entertainment Award – Rookie Award in Variety Category (Male) – Show! Music Core
  • 2019 Soompi Award – Best Idol Actor Award – SKY Castle

Kang Chan Hee has struck a good amount of fame as both a singer and an actor. No wonder his name is widely known among netizens and often cited on numerous occasions.

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