Bang Chan (Hangul: 방찬) was born on October 3, 1997 (age 21) 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 21)
- Birth Place: Sydney, Australia
- Zodiac Sign: Libra
- Chinese Zodiac: Ox
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- 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.
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