Bang Chan (Hangul: 방찬) was born on the date of October 3, 1997 (age 22) in Sydney, Australia. He is the leader, lead vocalist, lead dancer and rapper.


  • Stage name: Bang Chan (방찬)
  • Birth Name: Christopher Bang
  • Korean Name: Bang Chan (방찬; 方燦)
  • Nicknames: Kangaroo, Koala
  • Position: Leader, Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Rapper
  • Blood Type: O
  • Birth Date: October 3, 1997 (age 22)
  • Birth Place: Sydney, Australia
  • Zodiac Sign: Libra
  • Chinese Zodiac: Ox


◯ = Participates as lyrics/composer/arrangement, ✖ = Not participated as lyrics/composer/arrangement

Stray Kids Discography

Album Song Lyrics Composer Arrangement Ref.
Mixtape Hellevator
Mixtape Grr Law of Total Madness
Mixtape Young Wings
Mixtape YAYAYA
Mixtape GLOW
Mixtape School Life
Mixtape 4419
I am NOT District 9
I am NOT Mirror
I am NOT Awaken
I am NOT Grow Up
I am NOT 3rd Eye
I am NOT Mixtape #1
I am WHO? My Pace
I am WHO? Voices
I am WHO? Question
I am WHO? Insomnia
I am WHO? M.I.A.
I am WHO? Awkward Silence
I am WHO? Mixtape #2
I am YOU I am YOU
I am YOU My Side
I am YOU Hero's Soup
I am YOU Get Cool
I am YOU N/S
I am YOU 0325
I am YOU Mixtape #3
Clé 1: MIROH Entrance N/A
Clé 1 : MIROH Victory Song
Clé 1: MIROH Maze of Memories
Clé 1 : MIROH Boxer
Clé 1: MIROH Chronosaurus
Clé 1: MIROH 19
Clé 1: MIROH Mixtape #4
Clé 2 : Yellow Wood Road Not Taken
Clé 2 : Yellow Wood Side Effects
Clé 2 : Yellow Wood TMT
Clé : LEVANTER Double Knot
Clé : LEVANTER Levanter
Clé : LEVANTER Booster
Clé : LEVANTER Astronaut
Clé : LEVANTER Mixtape #5
Mixtape : Gone Days Mixtape : Gone Days


Music Video

Year Song Artist Role Note
2015 Only You Miss A Pre-Debut
Ooh Ahh Twice


  • He has one younger sister, named Hannah and one younger brother, named Lucas.
  • He went to Cheongdam High School.
  • Seungmin and Chan went to the same high school, and Chan was his senior.
  • His nicknames (according to his members) are Kangaroo and Koala.
  • He wanted to become a singer because he liked to make people have a good time since he was a kid.
  • He joined JYP Entertainment in 2010 after passing an audition in Australia, and trained for 7 years.
  • He is in pre-debut group 3RACHA with Changbin and Jisung.
  • His stage name in 3RACHA is CB97.
  • He thinks his charming point is his dimples when he smiles.
  • He speaks English, Korean, Japanese and a bit of Chinese.
  • He has a lot of LA friends.
  • His hobby is playing sports.
  • He has his driver's license.
  • He produces Stray Kids' songs.
  • His favorite seasons are spring and autumn.
  • He likes sunny days more than rainy days.
  • He is roommates with Changbin.
  • If he could choose a different roommate he'd still choose Changbin.
  • The shaving brand Chan uses is Gillette.
  • Chan prefers planned trips.
  • Bang Chan can rotate his hand to 360 degrees.
  • His dad owns a swimming club in Sydney, so he used to swim a lot.
  • When he was 8, he broke the record for his school’s swim carnival for 50 m freestyle swim.
  • He used to train with GOT7, TWICE, and DAY6.
  • He is friends with GOT7‘s BamBam and Yugyeom.
  • He performed with TWICE‘s Chaeyoung and GOT7‘s BamBam in a 2011 trainee showcase.
  • He starred in TWICE‘s “Like Ooh Ahh” MV as a zombie and Miss A‘s “Only You” MV.
  • He has lived in a dorm for 6 years.
  • His role at the dorm is to cook for his members.
  • His motto is: “Just enjoy~”
  • If he wasn’t in Stray Kids, he would be a kangaroo, actor or athlete.
  • His role models are Drake, Cristiano Ronaldo, and his dad.


To view the Bang Chan gallery, click here.

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