Showbiz gossip has always been a guilty pleasure of mine even though I may have shed tears when Swiddleston happened. That aside, below are Korean celebrity couples that you may not know of but who am I kidding, you know them already.
Kim Tae Hee and Rain (Jung Ji Hoon) went public while he was serving the military in 2013, thereby running into trouble because of their secret rendezvous at the time. Nonetheless, both are A-listers and practically a match made in heaven.
Won Bin and Lee Na Young are also two top stars who admitted to dating in 2013. They held an intimate countryside wedding in 2015 and welcomed their baby boy in the same year.
Lee Min Ho reached the height of his fame due to Boys Over Flowers while Miss A’s Suzy Bae became the Nation’s First Love after Dream High. It’s no surprise that their status change in 2015 made waves despite being plagued with incessant breakup rumors.
Giordano inadvertently played matchmaker to Shin Min Ah and Kim Woo Bin who went from fashion brand endorsers to real-life couple in July 2015.
Goo Hye Sun and Ahn Jae Hyun acted coy throughout promotions for the 2015 k-drama Blood but they soon outed themselves as a reel-to-real couple.
They truly seem head over heels for each other, saying their I Do’s just a year later and foregoing a traditional wedding for a good cause.
The queen of k-drama OST Baek Ji Young has been in an ultimate noona-dongsaeng relationship 姐弟戀 since meeting and marrying Jung Suk Won, an actor nine years her junior.
Ji Sung and Lee Bo Young have respectable careers playing the leads in a number of k-dramas. Hence, it’s extra sweet to see these two getting hitched in 2013 and giving birth to a baby girl two years later.
Korean beauty Han Ga In married ‘resident vampire’ Yeon Jeong Hoon at the age of 23 and after celebrating their 10-year anniversary in 2015, they become proud parents to a baby girl in 2016.
Kai (Exo) and Krystal (Fx) are members of two extremely popular k-pop groups and their union invited mixed reactions from very devoted fans.
Choiza and former Fx member Choi Sulli have continued to date in spite of the haters. I’m still sad she left Fx but sending well wishes her way nonetheless.
Jung Kyung Ho and Sooyoung (SNSD) faced much criticism for falling short in the way they handled the media compared to power couple Lee Seung Gi and Im Yoona (SNSD) who announced their relationship around the same time. Yet lo and behold, the latter has broken up while the former remain strong.
Lee Byung Hun seems to be taking Hollywood by storm whereas Lee Min Jung is your girl next door, pretty, charming and talented. They wed in 2013 and welcomed a baby boy two years later.
Meanwhile, Korea’s sweetheart IU is off the market after confirming her relationship with radio host Jang Ki Ha while Big Bang’s Taeyang is dating k-actress Min Hyorin, undoubtedly breaking the hearts of fans all over the world.
Tang Wei, from the critically-acclaimed Lust Caution married Korean director Kim Tae Yong in 2014 whom she first met during the filming of Late Autumn back in 2009. The couple also recently announced that they are happily expecting.
Yet another Chinese-Korean couple burst into the scene in 2015 regarding two household names in Asia – Crystal Liu and Song Seung Heon who started dating after working on the c-movie The Third Way of Love.
Last but not the least, there are more and more hints that Descendants of the Sun stars Song Hye Gyo and Song Joong Ki are dating in real life. While there are no confirmations yet, one can hope!