Cheng Xiao facts for kids
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Cheng Xiao in March 2018
|Hanyu Pinyin||Chéng Xiāo|
|Revised Romanization||Seong So|
Cheng Xiao (Chinese: 程潇; Hangul: 성소, born July 15, 1998) is a Chinese singer, dancer and actress currently active in China since 2018, and well known as a member of South Korean-Chinese girl group WJSN.
Cheng was born on July 15, 1998, in Nanshan District, Shenzhen, Guangdong. She has a younger sister, Cheng Chen (程晨). Cheng studied in Shenzhen Art School, and graduated from School of Performing Arts Seoul in 2016, where she studied under the Department of Practical Dance.
2015–2016: Debut with WJSN
On December 10, 2015, Cheng was revealed as one of the members of WJSN's Wonder Unit. On December 21, she released a Christmas cover of "All I Want For Christmas Is You" with WJSN by Mariah Carey through JuseTV's YouTube Channel.
Cheng debuted with WJSN on February 25, 2016, with the release of their debut mini album Would You Like?, including the title tracks "Mo Mo Mo" and "Catch Me".
In August 2016, Cheng, together with fellow group mates Exy, SeolA, Soobin, Eunseo, Yeoreum, and Dayoung, teamed up with label mate Monsta X to form the unit "Y-Teen", a project unit group that will be promoting as CF models for KT's phone fare service.
On September 14, she was proclaimed winner of Pitch King, and on September 15, she won gold for the rhythmic gymnastics segment during the Idol Star Athletics Championships XII.
Cheng along with GFriend's Eunha, Oh My Girl's YooA, Gugudan's Nayoung and Momoland's Nancy formed a special project group named "Sunny Girls" for Inkigayo's Music Crush Project. They released their single, "Taxi" on November 27, 2016.
On January 30, 2017, Cheng participated in the Idol Star Athletics Championships XIII, where she won a bronze medal during the rhythmic gymnastics segment.
2017–present: Solo activities
In 2017, Cheng was a cast member of SBS' Law of the Jungle.
In 2018, Cheng was a cast member and dance mentor in the reality survival show Idol Producer. The same year, she was cast in her first costume drama, Legend of Awakening. In November 2018, Cheng released her first solo song "If Love", an OST for online game Xuanyuan Sword which debuted at No. 3 in QQ Music.
In 2020, Cheng acted in her first drama, Detective Chinatown.
In January 2021, Cheng debuted as a solo artist, with the Single "Focus X". Throughout the year, she was also cast as the main role in various dramas such as the Chinese e-sport romance comedy television series Falling Into Your Smile.
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Album|
|As lead artist|
|"Lonely Beauty"||2022||colspan="2"TBA||Lonely Beauty|
(with Eunha, YooA, Cheng Xiao, Nayoung and Nancy as Sunny Girls)
|2016||—||N/A||Inkigayo Music Crush Part. 2|
|"Confession Song" (告白情歌)
(with Meng Meiqi & Wu Xuanyi)
|2017||—||—||Promotional song of Once Again|
|"The Shadow of the Shark"
(with Wang Yibo)
|2018||—||9||Promotional song of The Meg|
|"If Love" (若情)||2018||3||—||Xuanyuan Sword OST|
|"I Don't Believe You" (别轻易相信)||2020||—||—||Detective Chinatown OST|
|"Soulmate" (第一默契)||2021||TBA||—||Falling Into Your Smile OST (Duet ver. with Xu Kai)|
|Year||English title||Chinese title||Role||Ref.|
|2021||Detective Chinatown 3||唐人街探案3||Lu Jingjing|
|2021||The Umbrella Man||撑伞人||Na Na|
|Year||English title||Chinese title||Network||Role||Ref.|
|2020||Detective Chinatown||唐人街探案||iQiyi||Lu Jingjing|
|Legend of Awakening||天醒之路||Mango TV, iQiyi||Qin Sang|
|2021||The World of Fantasy||灵域||iQiyi||Ling Yushi|
|Falling Into Your Smile||你微笑时很美||Tencent, Youku||Tong Yao|
|My Heart||卿卿我心||iQiyi||Lu Qingqing|
|Lie to Love||良言写意||Tencent||Su Xie Yi|
|2022||Vacation of Love 2||假日暖洋洋2||Tencent, iQiyi||Cheng Miao|
|TBA||Back For You||漫影寻踪||iQiyi||Chun Ying|
|Year||English title||Original title||Network||Notes||Ref.|
|2017||Law of the Jungle EP247-251||정글의 법칙||SBS||Cast member|
|Swan Club||추석특집 발레교습소 백조클럽||KBS2|
|2018||Idol Producer||偶像练习生||iQiyi||Dance mentor|
|Best Friends’ Perfect Vacation||闺蜜的完美旅行||Tencent||Cast member|
|Brave World||勇敢的世界||Mango TV|
|Pajama Friends||파자마 프렌즈||Lifetime|
|2019||One More Try||极限青春||Tencent|
|We Are In Love||我们恋爱吧||Jiangsu TV||Panelist|
|We Are Young||少年之名||Youku||Mentor|
|2022||Great Dance Crew||了不起舞社||Youku||Team Leader|
Awards and nominations
|17th Top Chinese Music Awards||2017||New Force Idol||N/A||Won|
|2018 Cosmo Beauty Ceremony||2018||Annual Youthful Beautiful Idol||N/A||Won|
|Sina Fashion Awards||2019||Popular Idol of the Year||N/A||Won|
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