Cheng Xiao

Chéng Xiāo (Hanja: 程瀟), better known as Cheng Xiao (성소), was born on July 15, 1998 (age 22) in Shenzhen, China. She is the main dancer, sub-vocalist and visual of the South Korean-Chinese girl group Cosmic Girls and is a member of its Wonder Unit.[1]


Cheng Xiao was born in Shenzhen, China and moved to South Korea a year before debut. She graduated Seoul School of Performing Arts (SOPA) in 2016, where she studied under the Department of Practical Dance. She has a younger sister named Cheng Chen who is very famous in China.[8]

Cheng was revealed to be a member of Cosmic Girls on December 15, 2015 and proceeded to debut with the group on as the main dancer and sub-vocalist February 25, 2016 with their mini-album Would You Like? and the single MoMoMo. She also took part in a cover of Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" along with SeolA, Bona, EXY, Dawon, Eunseo, Mei Qi and Dayoung.[5][6][9][10]

In 2018, Cheng Xiao became a dance mentor on the Chinese survival show Idol Producer along with PRISTIN's Kyulkyung.[11]

She is set to make her acting debut in a Chinese drama in 2019.[12]



Title Year Peak Chart Positions Album
Baidu Chart
Billboard V Chart
"Confession Song" (告白情歌)
with Xuan Yi and Mei Qi
2017 Promotional song of Once Again[13]
"A Starry Girl"
with Dayoung
2018 Soulworker OST[citation needed]
"The Shadow of the Shark"
with Wang Yibo
2018 9[14] Promotional song of The Meg[15]
"—" denotes that it did not chart or was not released in that region


Music VideosEdit

Year Title Artist Role
2015 "Love Again" UNIQ Main
"Happy new year"

Television ShowsEdit

Year Title Network Role Notes
2019 Legend of Awakening (天醒之路) Youku, IQiyi Qin Sang Lead role[12]
Detective Chinatown (唐人街探案) IQiyi Lu Qingqing [16]
Spirit Realm (灵域) Ling Yushi [17]

Variety ShowsEdit

Year Title Network Notes
2016 Happy Together (해피투게더) KBS2 Special Guest[18]
2017 Law of the Jungle (정글의
SBS Cast member[19]
The Swan Club (추석특집
발레교습소 백조클럽)
KBS Cast member[20]
2018 Idol Producer (偶像练习生) iQiyi Cast member, dance mentor[11]
Best Friends' Perfect
Tencent with Xuan Yi[21]
Ep. 1-4
Happy Camp (快乐大本营) Hunan
Guest[citation needed]
Brave World (勇敢的世界) Mango TV Cast member[22]
Pajama Friends
(파자마 프렌즈)
Lifetime Cast member[23][24]
Day Day Up (天天向上) Hunan
Guest[citation needed]
2019 One More Try (极限青春) TenCent Cast Member[25]

Awards and NominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated Work Results Ref
2017 17th Top Chinese Music Awards New Force Idol N/A Won [26]

Official LinksEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Cheng Xiao's "MoMoMo" profile.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Profiles on the Official Website.
  3. Monsta X and WJSN 14 Member Project Group "Y-Teen" Lineup. Kpopmap Retrieved September 27, 2018.
  4. "Sunny Girls" - Cheng Xiao, Eunha, YooA, Nayoung and Nancy "TAXI" - "first public release with intense charm." Seoul Economic Daily (in Korean) Retrieved October 23, 2018.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Wonder Unit Reveal Teaser Retrieved September 9, 2018.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Cosmic Girls 1st Wonder Unit - Bona, Cheng Xiao, Dayoung. TenAsia (in Korean) Retrieved October 23, 2018.
  7. Dream Your Dream αγύρτης Unit teaser.
  8. Cosmic Girls Cheng Xiao, Congratulations On Graduating. MK (in Korean) Retrieved October 23, 2018.
  9. Cosmic Girls make long-awaited debut. Yonhap Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  10. "All I Want for Christmas Is You" Cover. Retrieved October 28, 2018.
  11. 11.0 11.1 Zhou Jieqiong, Cheng Xiao to be dance mentors on Idol Producer. Global Times (in Chinese). Retrieved September 9, 2018.
  12. 12.0 12.1 Butterfly Blue "Legend of Awakening" is scheduled to start filming this month. Chén Fēiyǔ Xióng Zǐqí Dèng Ēnxī Chéng Xiāo are confirmed cast members. Eastday (in Chinese). Retrieved September 11, 2018.
  13. "The Confession Song" is a Once Again theme. The stars pay tribute. Sina (in Chinese) Retrieved October 23, 2018.
  14. Billboard China V Chart Week August 25, 2018. Billboard Retrieved October 23, 2018.
  15. Wang Yibo and Cheng Xiao to sing song for The Meg (in Chinese) Retrieved September 9, 2018.
  16. The First Episode of the Online Drama Series Detective Chinatown. Mtime (in Chinese). Retrieved October 18, 2019.
  17. New, Mythical Martial Arts Drama "Spiritual Realm" Starring Fan Chengcheng and Cheng Xiao Shows Off Their Youth. Sina (in Chinese) Retrieved October 18, 2019.
  18. Cosmic Girls Cheng Xiao among international guests on Happy Together. Retrieved April 15, 2019.
  19. Cosmic Girls Cheng Xiao among 6 Confirmed guests for SBS Law of the Jungle. Biz Enter (in Korean) Retrieved September 9, 2018.
  20. Cosmic Girls' Cheng Xiao to Show Ballet Skills in Upcoming Variety Show. Soompi Retrieved September 9, 2018.
  21. "Best Friends' Perfect Vacation" Cheng Xiao and Wu Xuanyi release themselves. Netease (in Chinese) Retrieved October 24, 2018.
  22. "The Brave World" has opened. Zhang Han, Cheng Xiao, Justin, Ding Zeren and others join. People's Ent (in Chinese) Retrieved October 24, 2018.
  23. Official - Song Ji-hyo, Jang Yoon-ju, Joy, Cheng Xiao confirmed to appear on Pajama Friends. Naver (in Korean) Retrieved September 9, 2018.
  24. Lifetime's Pajama Friends Reveals Its Cast. Korea JoongAng Daily Retrieved September 9, 2018.
  25. "One More Try" Wang Luodan, Wang Yibo and Cheng Xiao lead the "skateboarding" team." People's Daily (in Chinese) Retrieved October 18, 2019.
  26. Our stars are gathered at the Top Chinese Music Awards. Tencent (in Chinese) Retrieved November 25, 2018.

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