Changbin is a South Korean rapper, musician, producer, as well as a TV personality who is famous for being a member of the JYP Entertainment which formed the K-pop group “Stray Kids” who would also appear on a reality TV show of the same name. Other members of the band are Bang Chan, Lee Know, Hyunjin, Han, Felix, I.N, and Seungmin. As a part of Stray Kids, Changbin’s credits include working on a wide range of EPs, albums, mixtapes, and singles such as I Am Not, I Am Who, I Am You, Clé 1: Miroh, Clé 2: Yellow Wood, District 9, I Am You, My Pace, Miroh, and Side Effects. Also, he has been cast in several shows namely The 9th, Intro: I Am Not, The 9th: Season 2, Stray Kids Amigo TV, Two Kids Room, The 9th: Season 3, Two Kids Room Vol. 2, Finding Stray Kids, Two Kids Room Vol. 3, Two Kids Room Vol. 4, What If You Are A JYP Entertainment’s Trainee?, and SKZ-Talker Go!. The band’s second studio album “NOEASY” was released on 23rd August 2021, through JYP Entertainment, and distributed by Dreamus, nine months after its predecessor, Japanese EP All In (2020), and eleven months after the Korean reissue In Life (2020). He has also been associated with the hip-hop & record production trio, 3RACHA which also includes Bang Chan and Han. He is nicknamed Changbin, Mogi (Mosquito), Jingjingie (Whiny), Teokjaengie (Chin), Binnie.
What is Changbin Famous For?
- Being a South-Korean rapper, musician, producer, and TV personality.
- Being a part of the South Korean boy band, “Stray Kids”.
Where is Changbin from? Know About His Nationality, Ethnicity, and Education
Changbin was born with the real name or birth name of Seo Chang-bin on 11th August 1999. His birthplace is Yongin, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. He holds South Korean nationality. Leo is his Zodiac sign as per his birth date and he follows the Christianity religion. He has a sibling; an older sister. His ethnicity is Korean-White whereas his race is Asian. He is of South Korean descent. He celebrated his 22nd birthday as of 2021. He was very close to his parents. His parents wanted him to study abroad but he never wanted to leave his parents. His parents have been his major supporters throughout his professional journey. His father is the owner of a small grocery store and his mother worked at the store. Whereas he has not shared his parents’ names with the public.
About his education, Changbin attended and graduated from Bora High School in 2017. He then decided not to extend his further education as he was focused on his career in singing.
How did Changbin become famous?
- Changbin was initially inspired to become a singer after he received a warm reaction from the audience at his school’s festival when he gave a performance.
- He started making music with Han Jisung, and Bang Chan (both are members of Stray Kids) when he was sixteen.
- They formed a trio band and named ‘3RACHA’. Together, they released three albums (“Mixtape”, 3Days”, “Horizon”) on SoundCloud.
- He became a JYP Entertainment trainee in 2016.
- On 17th October 2017, he released his very first song entitled “If”.
- After JYP Entertainment (JYPE) announced a new survival show titled “Stray Kids”, the eponymous boy band was launched in the year 2017.
- The agency then released the band’s very first music video for a song named “Hellevator”.
- In the show “Stray Kids”, Lee Know and Felix got eliminated from being a part of the group but, fortunately, ended up being in the final line-up.
- On 8th January 2018, the group released their first EP “Mixtape” which included the tracks Hellevator, Beware, Spread My Wings, YAYAYA, Glow, School Life, 4419. The EP was ranked at number #2 in the US World Albums (Billboard) chart as well as in the South Korean Albums (Gaon) chart, at number #9 in the New Zealand Heatseeker Albums (RMNZ) chart, and at number #22 in the Independent Albums (Billboard) chart.
- On 26th March 2018, “Stray Kids” made their official debut with mini-album “I Am NOT” and “District 9” music videos.
- The album “I Am NOT” included the tracks; District 9, Mirror, Awaken, Rock, Grow Up, 3rd Eye.
- Their fourth extended play, titled “Clé 1: Miroh” was released on March 25, 2019, via JYP Entertainment and Iriver which included the songs such as Entrance, Miroh, Victory Song, Maze of Memories, and Chronosaurus and topped the South Korean Albums (Gaon) chart as it appeared on the chart’s topmost position. The EP was ranked at number #3 in the US World Albums (Billboard) chart, at number #13 in the Top Heatseekers (Billboard) chart, and at number #15 in the Japanese Albums (Oricon) chart.
- The second EP in the series “Cle 2: Yellow Wood” was released on 19 June 2019.
- The band “Stray Kids” debut full-length studio album “Go Live” was released on 17th June 2020 which included the songs such as “God’s Menu”, “Gone Days” and “On Track”.
- On 23rd August 2021, the boy band released their second studio album “NOEASY” which spans 14 tracks including their lead single “Thunderous”.
- Recently, F.HERO, MILLI, and Changbin have joined forces together. The two Thai rappers have recruited Changbin for their latest hip-hop track titled “Mirror Mirror” produced by NINO. The single dropped on 28th October 2021 via High Cloud Entertainment.
Changbin Awards and Achievements
Stray Kids has won several awards such as Asia Artist Award, Gaon Chart Music Award, Asia Model Award, Golden Disc Award, MBC Plus X Genie Music Award, Mnet Asian Music Award, Seoul Music Award, Soribada Best K-Music Award, U+5G The Fact Music Award, Korea First Brand Award, Soompi Award among others.
Changbin Net Worth and Salary: How rich is Changbin?
Changbin is a rapper by profession. The net worth of Changbin is estimated to have between in the range of $1 Million – $5 Million as of 2021. His main source of wealth comes from the Music industry. As a part of Stray Kids, he has done endorsement work for a number of brands which include the likes of Jambangee Jeans, Ivy Club, Minute Maid Sparkling, Pro-Specs, and many others. In addition, Stray Kids has been chosen as an ambassador for the likes of Lotte Duty-Free and Talk Talk Korea Contest (2019) and it has also served as an honorary ambassador for the Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS) as well as the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST). He is leading a lavish lifestyle at present.
Who is Changbin Dating?
Changbin is not married yet and he is still to get married. He has no girlfriend at present. When asked about his ideal type, he revealed that his ideal type would be a girl who can laugh with him whenever they are together. He is focusing on his career at present and also, he is in search of a perfect partner. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay.
How tall is Changbin?
Changbin is a handsome musician with charming smile and a glowing face. His body type is slim. He stands tall at the perfect height of 5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm and his body weight consist of 68 Kg or 150 lbs. His hair color is black whereas he often dyed his hair. He has attractive dark brown eyes. He has pierced ears with pouty lips. He stays fit by doing frequent exercise.