Yoo Jae Suk can easily be called the top MC in Korea, but he’s famous for being humble both inside and out despite how much money he earns in the industry.

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So netizens are surprised to find out that there was a time when Yoo Jae Suk was obsessed with luxury goods.

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In a recent episode of tvN‘s You Quiz on the Block, Yoo Jae Suk spoke up about materialism.

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He confessed that he went through a phase earlier on in his career.

There was a time when I liked luxury goods when I first started making some money…

— Yoo Jae Suk

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Yoo Jae Suk elaborated on which brands he particularly liked, but shared that he’s changed now.

I used to buy Gucci, Prada, and Armani. But there isn’t anything I want now. My interests have changed.

— Yoo Jae Suk

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In the past, Yoo Jae Suk revealed that he once paid in 12-month installments just to afford a luxury brand suit.

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But when he realized that working on his inner self was more important, he lost interest entirely.

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In a 2015 episode of KBS‘s Happy Together 3, Jun Hyun Moo asked Yoo Jae Suk if he has ever wanted to forget his image for a while and wear luxury goods.

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But Yoo Jae Suk clarified that he didn’t give up luxury goods because of his image.

I simply don’t need luxury goods.

— Yoo Jae Suk