Hwang Chansung (born February 11, 1990), generally known as Chansung, is a member of Korean boy band 2PM, where he is a South Korea idol singer, rapper, and actor. He made his debut as an actor in the 2006 MBC comedy "Unstoppable High Kick", and has gone on to co-star in the Japanese drama Kaito Royale.
Chansung stands 184 centimetres (6.04 ft) tall and weights 165 pounds (75kg). He speaks fluent Korean, basic Japanese, basic English. Chansung is a trained martial artist, having achieved high levels in Taekwondo and Kumdo. His hobbies are listening to music, gaming, and working out. Chansung is a buddhist.
Chansung was born in Seoul, South Korea, where he still resides. Chansung was educated at Korean Art High School and Howon University.
Before becoming a singer in 2PM, Chansung was a television actor having played roles MBC's 2006 comedy "Unstoppable High Kick" and then in KBS2's 2008 drama "Jungle Fish". It was also during this time, in 2006, that he auditioned for, and was named, one of the dozen finalists (including his future bandmates Lee Junho and Taecyeon) to compete in the show "Superstar Survival".
In 2008, he took part in MNet's Hot Blood Men which follow the extreme training of 13 trainees in order to become a member of the boy band One Day. One Day spawned two boy bands, 2AM and 2PM, of which the latter one Chansung became a member of. Six months after Hot Blood was aired on TV, 2PM debuted with their first single 10 Points out of 10 Points from their first EP Hottest Time of the Day, but it wasn't until their second EP 2:00 Time for Change which skyrocketed their success in the Korean music industry. So far, 2PM has released 2 album studios and 3 EPs.
Jeonggam, or sometimes Jeonggamie is Chansung's cat. Jeonggam has become almost as popular as Chansung himself, having appeared on 2PM's Youtube Channel, and in numerous pictures and tweets.