23 June 2016

Idols who changed their names

T-ara's Soyeon
Park Injung --> Park Soyeon
-Changed her name in 2010 to Park Soyeon

2PM's Jun.K
Kim Junsu --> Kim Minjoon
-While actively promoting, he changed his name for his late father 

Rainbow's Seungah
Oh Semi --> Oh Seungah
-Don't know when exactly she changed her name but
she was called Semi up until she debuted 

ZE:A's Siwan
Im Woong Jae --> Im Siwan
-Changed his name when he was a trainee. 'Siwan' came from the word 'swan'

Yong Junhyung
Yong Jaesoon --> Yong Junhyung
-Changed his name in grade 6 because he got teased a lot for it

Infinite's Hoya
Lee Hodong --> Lee Howon
-Revealed he was teased for his name when he was a kid so he changed it 

Hotshot's Timoteo
Kim Moon Gyu --> Kim Timoteo
-Change his name for religious reasons. Timoteo is his
Catholic name

Apink's Jung Eunji
Jung Hyerim --> Jung Eunji
-Although she liked her name during middle school, her 
parents didn't like it 

Monsta X's Jooheon
Lee Hojoon --> Lee Jooheon
-Changed his name before debut

Oh My Girl's YooA
Yoo Yeonjoo --> Yoo Shi Ah
-Changed her name before debut

BAP's Zelo
Choi Hyunho --> Choi Junhong
-No information on when he changed his name ㅠ
When he was in elementary, maybe? 

iKON's Donghyuk
Kim Dongdong --> Kim Donghyuk
-it was revealed in an interview for a Japanese magazine 
that he had his name changed when he was in kindergarten

Twice's Jihyo
Park Jisoo --> Park Jihyo
-Changed her name to Jihyo before she debuted

Daum Cafe: Idols who changed their names 

-Dongdongie ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ

-Jooheon changed his name twice. His name used to be Jihwan too!

-Dongdong is such a cute name

-But Hyerim is a pretty name...

-What?! Im Siwan's not his real name?

-Dongdong ㅋㅋㅋ His parents are cute

-Yoo Shi Ah sounds like name of a princess



Aisyah Khairani said...

동동 오빠, 아아아아 진짜 귀여요우ㅜㅜ