Ahn Bo-hyun first caught fans’ attention as Sergeant Lim Gwang-nam in the 2016 hit series Descendants of the Sun . Even though he only played a supporting role, his incredible talent, fit physique and charming good looks made him a memorable character to fans of the show. Now, Ahn has shot up to leading man status with back-to-back roles as the straightforward game developer Goo Woong in Yumi’s Cells , and as police detective Jeon Pil-do in the hit Netflix action-thriller My Name. So what do we know about him? Why Koreans are only allowed to buy one Chanel bag per year He doesn’t use a stunt double for action scenes Ahn is an avid fan of boxing. In an interview with W Korea, he said that he first took up the sport in high school as a way to get free housing, but found that he was talented at the sport and continued to train. He eventually won a gold medal at a national competition for boxing, according to Soompi. It should come as no surprise, then, that the star is famous for doing his own stunts. In a press conference for My Name , director Kim Jin Min praised the stars of the show, and said that “99 per cent of the [stunt] work was done by the actors on screen ”. 6 K-pop stars who smashed stereotypes through their music He worked odd jobs to make ends meet While you might think that landing a role on a hit K-drama would be a sure-fire way to get rich quick, that wasn’t the case for Ahn. After Descendants of the Sun ended, the actor still struggled to make ends meet, he said on JTBC’s Knowing Bros , reported Koreaboo. He made a living by working at a construction site while still pursuing acting at the same time. On Knowing Bros , he explained: “In my rookie years, I worked at various part time jobs such as in gas stations, food courts and one-day jobs, because getting living expenses was difficult.” Since then, the actor has starred in major roles in shows such as Itaewon Class and Yumi’s Cells , so it’s probably safe to say that he won’t need to take any more construction side jobs. How Squid Game’s Jung Ho-yeon became an overnight icon His celebrity crush is Song Hye-kyo During a 2018 interview with MBC’s Radio Star , Ahn admitted that he had a huge crush on his Descendants of the Sun co-star, Song Hye-kyo. “I fell in love with Song Hye-kyo during the team dinner. She is a famous actress, so I expected her to arrive all dressed up, but she came barefaced with her hair up. She just seemed so chill,” he said. And he wasn’t the only one! During his interview, Ahn revealed that even though Song ended up dating – and getting married, then divorced – cast mate Song Joong-ki, many of the male cast members on DOTS had a crush on her too. We wonder who they were … What to watch on Netflix in October – from a new K-drama to Diana: The Musical He has a YouTube vlog When he’s not on set shooting his next hit K-drama, Ahn keeps himself busy by going on adventures and sharing them with his fans on his YouTube channel, Bravo Hyun. He posts behind-the-scenes videos of his shows, out of town trips and even workout tips. And fans are all over his content. According to KStarLive, the subscriber count of Ahn’s channel increased by 60 times after he starred on Itaewon Class . Want more stories like this? Sign up here. Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .