Actor Yoo Ah In revealed that his given name is ‘Uhm Hong Shik’
On July 24, in the morning broadcast of SBS Power FM's Gong Hyung Jin’s Cine Town: Cine Special Invitation Corner
, Yoo Ah In revealed the reason why he went with a stage name.
As a temporary DJ, Director Min Kyu Dong asked, “When did you get the stage name, ‘Yoo Ah In?’ the actor replied, “Before I debuted on ‘Sharp,’ I shot a ramen advertisement and I started using it then.”
He then added, “Your manager then, said that ‘Isn’t the name Uhm Hong Shik too old-fashioned, let’s come up with a name that’s more idol-like and fresh’.”
Yoo Ah In stated, “I came up with the stage name, ‘Yoo Ah In’ with my manager. It means ‘one’ in German.”
In this particular broadcasting on the other hand, Yoo Ah In praised his costar actress Kim Tae Hee in drama Jang Ok Jung, Live In Love.
(source: nate news)