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Korean actors who use a stage name, what are their real names?

Some K-Drama actors use a stage name instead of their real name

It's always fun to find out more about our favorite Korean actors, do you know which of them use a stage name?

In Korea there is a lot of talent, we see it in music and also in our favorite series. K-Dramas have become extremely popular with audiences internationally, and Korean actors are now global celebrities. Among them we can always find a special shine that they put on each drama.

A lot of actors have given the best characters for the world, in various Korean dramas we have been able to see striking personalities who have managed to conquer all fans. It's always nice to find our favorite actors in new series and movies.

Fans love to learn more about their favorite actors and there are a number of fun facts that we can always share. There are Korean actors with hidden talents, some are excellent singers, others know how to cook, others were or still are athletes, and so on, the list gets longer.

Here we have some Korean actors who use a stage name, what are their real names? Now you can know them, why did they chose to use a stage name?

8 Korean actors who use a stage name, these are their real names

1. Gong Yoo

Gong Yoo is not this actor's real name, it's a stage name, his birth name is Gong Ji Chul he uses this one when he donates for a cause and in some other situations, but he's better known as Gong Yoo.

Gong Yoo's real name | Twitter: @YOO_I_

2. Hyun Bin

Kim Tae Pyung is the real name of this actor who we know better as Hyun Bin, maybe he tought that it was better to have a shorter name than the real one.

Hyun Bin is a stage name | Twitter: @YEJINBlN

3. Park Seo Joon

Woah! Park Seo Joon sounds like a total birth name, but it's a stage name, the real name of this Korean actor is Park Yong Gyu, which one do you like the most?

Park Seo Joon's real name | Twitter: @kpopers_family

4. Cha Eun Woo

This idol and actor uses a stage name, Cha Eun Woo is not the real name of this handsome and young celebrity, his birth name is Lee Dong Min, OMG, it's pretty different to his stage name.

Cha Eun Woo is his stage name | Twitter: @archives_cha

5. Yoo Ah In

Uhm Hong Sik is the real name of this actor who we know as Yoo Ah In, when he started his career his agency wanted him to have an attracrtive name and that's how his stage name came out.

Yoo Ah In is not the real name of this actor | Twitter: @iconickdramas

6. Kim Woo Bin

Kim Woo Bin is actually a stage name, woah! This one also sounds like a real name, but this K-Drama actor's birth name is Kim Hyun Joong. He didn't wanted to use his real name and there's now another actor who has the same name, OMG.

Kim Woo Bin has a real name | Twitter: @ActorsKorean

7. Rain

Of course that Rain is not the real name of this legendary actor and idol, his real name is Jung Ji Hoon, and even if he won't hide his birth name, he's better known with his stage name.

Rain's real name | Twitter: @Freesia_29

8. Seo Kang Joon

We've seen Seo Kang Joon in a lot of K-Dramas like 'Good Doctor' or 'Watcher', but this is his stage name, the real one is Lee Seung Hwan. He changed it because there's a singer with the same name ow!

Seo Kang Joon is his stage name | Twitter: @theseoulstory

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