Yoo Ah In Reveals What He Actually Thinks About His Stage Name

His actual name is Uhm Hong Sik.

Esteemed actor, Yoo Ah In recently made an appearance on KBS Radio Cool FM’s Park Myung Soo’s Radio Show where talked honestly about various topics.


In particular, when Park Myung Soo brought up his real name, Uhm Hong Sik, Yoo Ah In revealed his true thoughts on his stage name.

Isn’t the name, Yoo Ah In a little unlikable? I’m starting to feel more and more uncomfortable with it as time goes on.

— Yoo Ah In

He then went on to explain why he feels that way, and many would agree it’s true.

It’s because the name is too pretty.

— Yoo Ah In

But it turns out, Yoo Ah In wasn’t actually the one who came up with the stage name.

I didn’t come up with the name myself. I was contemplating between multiple possibilities I was given, and then I made the final choice.

— Yoo Ah In

This reveal probably makes many wonder what the other possible names were at the time.

But Yoo Ah In certainly suits him very well considering it’s actually not his birth name!

No matter Yoo Ah In wants to be addressed as in the future, he will always be the same talented actor fans know and love.

Source: Insight