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A growing number of South Korean celebrities have been meeting their soul mates within the entertainment industry, heralding a boom of star couples.
Jung Suk-won has appeared in several television series including “Rooftop Prince” and “Haeundae Lovers.” He is currently in the midst of filming “N. L -- Battle of Yeonpyeong,” a movie based on the true story of the battle of Yeonpyeongdo Island.5. Sun-ye Wonder Girls leader Sun-ye married Korean-Canadian missionary James Park in January this year.
Shin Hyun-joon Actor Shin Hyun-joon just tied the knot with a Korean-American woman 12 years his junior last month. It marked the first case in which a South Korean idol got married while maintaining an active career.
Against this backdrop, The Korea Herald has summed up the top 10 celebrity couples that draw keen attention from fans in Korea and elsewhere.1.
Lee Byung-hun & Lee Min-jung Actors Lee Byung-hun and Lee Min-jung are tying the knot in August.
After the team broke up in 1996, Seo flew to the U. Baek is considered one of the most popular female dance artists. According to Shin, he ran into her on the street and fell in love at first sight.
She has been featured as a music coach on cable channel Mnet’s “Voice Korea,” a singing talent competition show. Shin, who debuted in the film “General’s Son” in 1990, has broadened his acting career through diverse roles in films such as “The Ginko Bed,” “Barefoot Ki-bong” and “Marrying the Mafia.” Shin also hosts KBS2’s entertainment news show “Entertainment Relay.”6.
No concrete plans for the wedding ceremony have yet been announced. Lee Eun-sung appeared in several dramas and movies such as “Sharp” and the film “Take Off.” Lee’s acting career has been inactive since 2009. Baek Ji-young & Jang Suk-won Singer Baek Ji-young recently married actor Jang Suk-won on June 2 after dating for more than three years. The couple is expecting their first child this coming fall.
Seo Tai-ji was the leader of Seo Tai-ji and Boys, the first modern band that sparked a new music trend in the early 1990s. Baek Ji-young, who debuted in 1999, explored a broad range of music from ballad to Latin-style dance music.
Having many hit songs including “Tell Me” and “Nobody,” the group released a single album in the U. Haha & Byul Entertainer Haha and singer Byul joined hands in matrimony last year after an eight-month relationship.
Originally friends, they gradually became closer through Haha’s consistent efforts. Haha, who originally debuted in a hip-hop group, challenged other fields such as entertainment shows and sitcoms.
The couple met during a missionary trip to Haiti in 2011. Sun-ye was originally scouted by JYP Entertainment through the TV show “Park Jin-young’s 99% Challenge” in 2001.