Cha Eun-woo has mentioned in past interviews that he is a “dog person.” Although he would love to have one of his own, his busy schedule keeps him from adopting any pets.
Cha Eun-woo, often recognized as the visually stunning member of the South Korean boy band Astro, has etched his name not only in music but also in the Korean television and film industry.
Cha Eun-woo ventured into acting with the 2014 film “My Brilliant Life,” making a strong debut. However, it was his role as Do Kyung-seok in the 2018 television series “My ID is Gangnam Beauty” that marked his breakthrough. He won the hearts of audiences with his nuanced portrayal of a cool, confident yet caring character. His popularity skyrocketed after this, leading him to a slew of projects including the historical drama “Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung,” where he shone as the charming prince Yi Rim. His work in the musical arena has been equally impressive. As part of Astro, he released several albums such as “Spring Up,” “Summer Vibes,” and “Autumn Story.”
Eun-woo’s career is distinguished by the notable collaborations he’s undertaken. In the music industry, he’s worked closely with his Astro band members MJ, JinJin, Moonbin, Rocky, and Yoon San-ha, producing harmonious melodies. On television, he’s shared the screen with remarkable talents like Im Soo-hyang in “My ID is Gangnam Beauty,” Shin Se-kyung in “Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung,” and Hwang In-youp in “True Beauty.” Directors and writers like Oh Jin-seok, Lim Soo-mi, and Yoo Hyun-mi have all played key roles in molding his acting career.
Cha Eun-woo’s work in the entertainment industry has been lauded with numerous distinctions and titles. In 2018, he bagged the Best New Actor award at the Korea Drama Awards for his role in “My ID is Gangnam Beauty.” He won the Hallyu Star Award at the Korea Drama Awards in 2019 for his captivating performance in “Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung.” His vibrant on-screen presence was further rewarded with the Best New Actor award at the Baeksang Arts Awards in 2020.