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Alex Chu performing at the Cyworld Dream Music Festival, July 23, 2011
|Birth name||추헌곤 Chu Hun-gon|
|Born||September 2, 1979|
|Genres||K-pop, electronic pop|
|Associated acts||Clazziquai, M-Flo|
|Revised Romanization||Chu Heon-gon|
Having emigrated to Canada with his family, Alex rose to fame upon returning to South Korea years later as part of the group Clazziquai. The group's popularity skyrocketed after featuring on the soundtrack of hit drama series My Lovely Samsoon.
In 2008, the group announced a temporary hiatus, and its members debuted as solo artists, including Alex. In 2009, Clazziquai returned with the release of Mucho Punk.
Alex Chu became part of MBC reality show We Got Married (우리 결혼했어요) and was matched with Korean trot singer Jang Yoon Jeong in the Lunar Special episode, and actress/model Shin Ae for the rest of the series. The show also stars Crown J, Andy of Shinhwa, Seo In Young of Jewelry, Solbi of Typhoon, Saori and Jung Hyung Don. Alex and Shin Ae left the show after Episode 8 for Alex to record his first solo album Vintage Romance. They were replaced by Kim Hyun Joong of SS501 and Hwangbo of Chakra. However, due to popular demand, the couple reunited in Episode 13. Alex and Shin Ae made their exit from the show on November 16, 2008.
Alex debuted in his first drama series Pasta as one of the main cast. The drama aired from January 4, 2010 to March 9, 2010 on MBC.
In June 2, 2011, Alex released his second solo album, Just Like Me.
On June 1, 2012, Alex opened a new Italian restaurant, D'asti Plate. He partnered with three of his close friends to open the restaurant, which is located in the Shinsadong area of Seoul.
- [2008-06-11] My Vintage Romance
- [2011-06-02] Just Like Me
- [2008-4-27] 화분, We Got Married OST
- [2008-6-29] 그대라면
- [2008-9-7] 사랑하오
- [2008-11-24] New Ways Always
- [2010-3-18] Melody Project part I SweetDream (Andante)
- [2010-5-28] Melody Project part II Moderato
-  Melody Project part III Allegro
- Kissing Me, duet with Daniel Henney (feat. Uhm Jung-hwa), Seducing Mr. Perfect, 2006
- Night Time, Que Sera, Sera, 2007
- Dance With My Daddy, 200 Pounds Beauty, 2008
- 나무 (Tree), Cinderella's Sister, 2010
- 되돌릴 수 있다면 (feat. Jane), Late Autumn, 2011
- 웃으며 안녕, Romance Town, 2011
- Solo, with Dynamic Duo
- Harmony, with Free TEMPO
- 너의 소식 (So Sick), with 비즈니즈
- Soul Music, with Viva Soul
- Ibyol, Mannam... Gu Jungjomeso, with Epik High
- I'll Never Cry, with Park Ki Young
- I'll Fly To You, with Lee Ki Chan, also featuring HwaYobi, Byul and Danny Jung
- 아이처럼, with Kim Dong Ryul
- 눈부신 날에, with J
- 각인 (刻人), with Ji Sun of Loveholic
- 사랑해, with Ji Sun
- Butterfly, with Loveholics
- Windflower, with Ji Sun
- Say I Love You, with J
- Love Me After 12AM, with m-flo
|2007||Finding Love||Park Ji-won||MBC Every 1|
|2010||Smile, Dong-hae||Lee Tae-hoon||KBS1|
|2011||A Thousand Days' Promise||Son Suk-ho||SBS|
|2013||Medical Top Team||Bae Sang-kyu||MBC|
|2014||I Need Romance 3||Lee Jung-ho||tvN|
|Hotel King||Yoo Joon-seong||MBC|
|2009||We Got Married Season 1||Himself||MBC|
|2013||Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education||Himself||KBS2|
- Garcia, Cathy Rose A. (July 3, 2007). "Clazziquai Redefines Korean Electronica Music", The Korea Times. Retrieved July 29, 2010.
- "“Pasta’s” Alex Opens Italian Restaurant in Shinsadong". soompi.com. June 12, 2012. Retrieved June 12, 2012.
- "알렉스, 음주운전 혐의로 불구속 입건". Seoul Broadcasting System (in korean). Retrieved 2012-07-23.