9 Celebrities’ Uncanny Family Names That Make You Giggle

Sometimes you need to change your name to make it as a star in K-Pop or the music business.

Several idol stars changed their names early in their career to avoid confusion with another stars. Plenty of today’s biggest stars don’t go by their birth names, such as Zico, Leo and L. But you probably aren’t familiar with how they ended up with their current monikers. There are a ton of reasons why a celebrity would want to change their name on their way to making it big, even if the stage name they end up choosing isn’t particularly glamorous. To complete their perfect images, many hot names have been and are being made somewhere now.

Unlike many other idol stars using stage names, there’re 10 K-Pop stars who attracted public attention because of their unusual last names: Scroll through to discover the real names your favorite stars were born with. 

 

9. Byun BaekHyun

Byun (59th in Korean family name ranking) 

 

으아어어어!!! #기지개샷

BaekHyun.(@baekhyunee_exo)님이 게시한 사진님,

 

Do KyungSoo

Do (66th in Korean family name ranking) 

exo do

SM Official

 

7. Bang YongGuk

Bang (73rd in Korean family name ranking) 

 

사랑해주세요

BANG YONGGUK(@bangstergram)님이 게시한 사진님,

 

6. Pyo JiHoon

Pyo (79th in Korean family name ranking) 

 

5. Ok TaecYeon

Ok (85th in Korean family name ranking) 

 

4. Yook SungJae

Yook (86th in Korean family name ranking) 

 

3. Yong JunHyung

Yong (101th in Korean family name ranking) 

 

Thanks for everything?

Yong Jun Hyung(@bigbadboii)님이 게시한 사진님,

 

2. Boo SeungKwan

Boo (110th in Korean family name ranking) 

#월간윤종신 2월호 #Chocolate with #SEVENTEEN #Vocal_Unit #승관 2016.02.12 0시(KST) 공개!

SEVENTEEN(@saythename_17)님이 게시한 사진님,

 

1. Dong YoungBae

Dong (127th in Korean family name ranking) 

 

See u soon #seoul 곧 만나요 ?

TAEYANG(@__youngbae__)님이 게시한 사진님,