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10 World Renowned K-drama Actors Who Changed Their Names..!!

HYUN BIN- His real name is quite different from his original name Kim Tae Pyung. The actor changed his name in the early stages of acting career because his real name is difficult to pronounce.

GONG YOO- The actor kept his family name but changed JI chul to Yoo. Gong Yoo’s real name is Gong Ji Chul. Gong Yoo suits him better! Doesn't it?

KIM WOO BIN- Kim Woo Bin shares his real name with another well known Korean celebrity Kim Hyun-joong, a member of the boy band SS501. He also doesn't like being called by his real name.

CHA EUN WOO- The kpop idol/actor was playing the character of Cha Eun Woo in the “To Be Continued” he gained a lot of popularity and decided to adopt the stage name.

BAE SUZY- Bae Suzy technically changed her name but it's quite similar to her real name Bae Su JI she changed her name during her debut with girl group miss A in 2010.

JUN JI HYUN - Her real name was Wang Ji Hyun but she changed her family name because it made her sound Chinese! That's a very shocking reason!

SHIN MIN AH- The actress changed her name from Yang Min Ah because it was very similar to Yang Mi Ra who was extremely popular as “Burger Girl”.

PARK SEO JOON- There is a lot of ambiguity around the reason behind his changing his name from Park Yong Gyu. Although the actor always uses his real name when he contributes to charities.

SUNG HOON- He was born as Bang In Kyu but decided to change it to a catchy two syllables name like Gong Yoo and Hyun Bin hence Sung Hoon.

SON YE JIN- Son Ye Jin just simplified her name as she entered the entertainment industry. Her real name is Son Eon Jin and didn't really mind the slight change.


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