Choi Byungchan Profile
- Birth Name: 최병찬 (Choi Byungchan)
- Stage Name: Byungchan
- Nationality: South Korean
- Date of Birth: 1997.11.12
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
- Chinese Zodiac: Ox
- Height: 185 cm (6’06”)
- Weight: 67 kg (147.7 lbs)
- Blood Type: B
- Agency: PlayM Entertainment
- Personal Social Media: Instagram, Weibo
Choi Byungchan Facts & TMI
- Choi Byungchan was born Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do.
- He is the youngest of three.
- His siblings are an older brother (born 1990) and an older sister (born 1992).
- He is an atheist.
- Byungchan is a member of the 7-member boy group VICTON.
- His position in VICTON is sub-vocalist.
- He is a visual member in VICTON.
- In 2019, competed in the idol survival program ‘Produce X 101’ alongside fellow group member Han Seungwoo but he left the program due to chronic Achilles tendonitis.
- He was placed in class A during his appearance in ‘Produce X 101’.
- Due to his injury, he was absent when his group in ‘Produce X 101’ SIXC performing ‘Move’ at ‘MCountdown’.
- Thanks to his soaring popularity in ‘Produce X 101’ Byungchan held a solo fan meeting in October 2019.
- He is raising two cats named Bri and Mori.
- His father is a police.
- Byungchan’s father wanted him to be a police, so Byungchan has been preparing himself for the police examination test.
- Because he thought that becoming a police didn’t match his passion, he quit preparing for the police examination. Byungchan started to prepare career as a baseball player, but he had to give up after suffering several injuries.
- He finally chose a career as a singer and start his training at Plan A Entertainment.
- He didn’t attend regular high school, therefore he took a high school GED.
- Prior to his debut, he appeared as an extra in the drama ‘Sassy GO GO’ in 2015.
- He is good at girl group dance.
- He walked the runway for designer Lee Ji Yeon’s fashion show at Seoul Fashion Week 2018.
- According to VICTON members, his hobby is sleeping.
- VICTON members also said that Byungchan has the weakest physic in the team.
- He started working out in 2017.
- He is not afraid of bugs.
- His maximum alcohol tolerance is a bottle of soju.
- He can’t eat seafood.
- Byungchan is the tallest member of VICTON.
- Sometimes he subconsciously talks in Jeollado dialect.
- He is one of the most active members in VICTON’s fan cafe.
- He has really bad eyesight, his eyesight is said to be -7.0.
- Byungchan shared that he was thinking of using “Vichen” as his stage name.
- He came as a guest at fellow ‘Produce X 101’ contestant Lee Sejin and Kim Mingyu’s solo fan meeting.
- His MBTI personality was ISFJ-T but it recently changed to ISFP.
- Byungchan is the only member in VICTON who didn’t do piercings.
- He is a fan of the band Day6.
- He has a trauma of riding amusement park rides because he almost fall from the ride when he was a child.
- His hobbies are window shopping, listening to music, and exercising.
- Byungchan has dimples on both sides of his cheeks.
- He debuted as an actor through JTBC drama ‘Live On’ in 2020.
- Among his nicknames are Byungajji (Byungchan + kangaji, 강아지/ kangaji means puppy in Korean), Byungari (Byungchan + byungari, 병아리/ byungari means chick in Korean), Puppy, Giraffe, Byungchanie, Jeonju’s Achilles Heel, Elementary Schooler, Jeonju Spy, Byungchul, etc.
‘Live On’ as Kim Yoo Shin (JTBC/ 2020)
‘The King’s Affection’ as Kim Ga On (KBS2/ 2021)
‘The Office Blind Date’ as Shin Ha Min (SBS/ 2022)
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