Chaewon (채원) is a well-known South Korean singer and songwriter as a member of the Korean girl group LE SSERAFIM under Source Music and a former IZ*ONE member.

Quick Facts

Stage Name Chaewon (채원)
Birth Name Kim Chae-won (김채원)
Birth Place Gaepo-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Agency Source Entertainment
Date of Birth August 1, 2000
Zodiac Sign Leo
Father N/A
Mother Lee Ran-hee
Net Worth N/A
Height 5 feet 4 inches
Weight 42 kg
Social Media Instagram: _chaechae_1
Official Website N/A

Chaewon Bio, Age, Parents, and Education

Chaewon was born and raised in Gaepo-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea on August 1, 2000. According to her date of birth, her zodiac sign is Leo and her age is 23 years old as of 2023. Her birth name is Kim Chae-won and her English name is Anna Kim.

Her stage name Chaewon is written in Korean as 채원 and her birth name Kim Chae-won is written in Korean as 김채원. Her family name is Kim.

There is no information about her father but her mother is Lee Ran-hee she was a theater actress. She has an older sister who was born in 1994.


She began her educational journey at Seoul Poi Elementary School and later attended Guryong Middle School. However, she decided to pursue her passion for the arts and transferred to Hanlim Entertainment Arts High School, where she specialized in the Broadcasting & Entertainment Department.

Even at a young age, Chaewon showcased her talents by participating in the 2012 KBS Creative Children’s Song Contest as part of the ‘Poi Elementary Choir.’ Additionally, during her time at Gaepo High School, she actively engaged in volunteer work through the RCY club.

Chaewon Social Media

Instagram: _chaechae_1

Here are some of her girl group LE SSERAFIM accounts:

Official Website:
Official Japan Website:
Instagram: @le_sserafim
Staff Twitter: @le_sserafim
Japan Twitter: @le_sserafim_jp
TikTok: @le_sserafim
SoundCloud: @le_sserafim_official

Chaewon Boyfriend and Relationship Rumors

Chaewon is single and of the straight gender. Also, she is not in a love relationship right now because she is more concentrated and preoccupied with her career.

Relationship Rumors

On January 18, 2023, it became the hot trending news the Japanese media outlet claimed that Chaewon’s alleged boyfriend was an unknown male rapper. The photo was revealed to the media as a selfie taken by the man and had Kim at his back. Later on, evidence was out for blatant editing and attempts to fake dating news, where the original photo was taken with her fellow LE SSERAFIM member Sakura Miyawaki.

Chaewon Singer and Songwriter Career

Kim Chaewon, a talented and determined artist, began her journey in the entertainment industry by auditioning for various companies. Eventually, she found her place at Woollim Entertainment and trained there for 11 months. Her hard work paid off when she participated in Produce 48 and secured a spot in the final lineup, debuting as a member of IZ*ONE alongside Sakura.

However, in 2021, Kim Chaewon decided to embark on a new chapter in her career and joined Source Music. Her versatility as an artist was showcased when she appeared on the show “King of Masked Singers” under the stage name “Formosan Deer” in 2021.

Kim’s talent and popularity continued to grow, and she was featured on Moonbyul’s song “Selfish” at the MAMA 2018 Awards held in Japan. She also became a member of the group “LE SSERAFIM,” where she took on the roles of leader and vocalist.

In addition to her music career, Kim Chaewon expanded her horizons by working as a special MC at SBS Inkigayo in 2022. Her influence and recognition in the industry led to her appointment as an ambassador for the prestigious LVMH brand “Make Up For Ever” in 2023.

Kim Chaewon’s talent and beauty have also caught the attention of major magazines such as “INDEED,” “GQ KOREA,” “Marie Claire,” “VOGUE,” and “ESQUIRE.” She has become a sought-after model and muse for various fashion publications.

Not only does Kim excel in singing and modeling, but she also showcases her skills as a lyricist and composer. She participated in writing the lyrics for the song “Blue Flames” in the album “FEARLESS” released in 2022. Additionally, she contributed as a lyricist and composer for the group’s songs “Slow Travel” and “Bloom.”

Kim Chaewon’s talent extends beyond the music industry. She wrote the lyrics for IZONE’s songs “WithOne” and “Slow Journey” in 2020, showcasing her artistic abilities.

Furthermore, Kim Chaewon’s charm and personality have made her a popular figure in the entertainment world. She appeared as a cast member in the variety show “Heymi Lee Ye Chaepa” (HMLYCP) by ENA on March 12, 2023, captivating audiences with her wit and charisma.

Kim’s presence is not limited to television and music platforms. She has also made appearances on various YouTube channels, including “GQ Korea,” “VOGUE,” “WHATCHA,” “Pixid,” “Walkman,” “ESQUIRE Korea,” and “SINGLES KOREA 싱글즈 매거진.” Her engaging personality and talent continue to captivate fans and industry professionals alike.

Chaewon Net Worth

Her exact earnings are still unclear at the moment. Her earnings like annual salary, weekly earnings, and net worth are still unclear.

She is enjoying her luxurious and standard life as per the sources.

Body Stats: Height, Weight, and Body Measurements

Chaewon has a well-maintained body and she seems physically fit and fine. Talking about her physical appearance, she has a height of around 5 feet 4 inches (163 cm) and a weight of 42 kg (92 lbs) a “B” blood group.

Besides, Chaewon has brown straight silky hair and beautiful black pairs of eyes.


  1. Her MBTI Type ISTP.
  2. “Chae-chae”, “koala”, “Kim Jabchaewon”, “Ssamachi”, “Ssamcoball”, “Gomdo Leader”, “Dumbo”, “Radish Cabbage Fairy”, “Angel Chaewon”, and “Fairy Chaewon,” are her nicknames.
  3. Watching dramas and dance videos, Lying down, and watching Netflix and YouTube are her hobbies.
  4. Her Favorite American Singer is Taylor Swift.
  5. Before joining Produce 48, she trained for 11 months in Woollim Entertainment.
  6. Her role model for fashion is Nana Komatsu.

Also Read: Sakura (LE SSERAFIM)Eunchae (LE SSERAFIM)

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