From reel to real, these Korean celebrity couples are still going strong and surviving the test of time.
One of the reasons why we love watching Korean dramas is their sweet and larger than life love stories that we could never have in reality. Sometimes, we love the stories so much that we want the drama leads to have a happy ending even in real life as well.
Although, the morning of June 3, the internet world was rocked with a rumor that shocked K-drama fans. Korean hallyu actress Jun Ji Hyun with hit movies and dramas like My Sassy Girl and My Love From Another Star, trended in different social media platforms. The Fans thought a new exciting news about the actress came out, but it was the opposite because divorce rumors was circulating instead.
A video uploaded by “Garo Sero Institute” on June 2 claimed that the couple were on the verge of divorce, and that they were living separately. A lot of people took the bait and believed this. They’re quick to express their disappointments saying, “how can someone cheat on Jun Ji Hyun?”, “There’s really no true love”.
Jun Ji Hyun tied the knot with her non-celebrity childhood sweetheart, Choi Joon Hyuk, in April 2012. Later the couple was blessed with two sons who are 3 and 5 years of age. That’s why this rumor devastates many especially in the recent years— many Korean couples broke up and also divorced like Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo; Ahn Jae Hyun and Gu Hye Sun.
Although, on the same day, Jun Ji Hyun’s agency denied the rumors of divorce. Her agency, Culture Depot, was reported to take legal action against the spread of false informations. Whatever the truth is, the fans can only hope what’s best for the actress.
Life in show business is indeed difficult for Korean celebrity couples who want to spend their life together in peace. Despite the hardships, true love still exist in the Korean entertainment industry. So, here are some A-list Korean celebrity married couples who are still going strong despite the spotlight and busy schedules.
Rain and Kim Tae Hee
South Korean singer and actor Rain of Full House, married actress Kim Tae-hee of Stairway To Heaven. They were married since January 2017 and was blessed with a daughter. Both has still managed to stay active in showbiz despite the busy family life behind the camera.
Lee Byung Hun and Lee Min Jung
Lee Byung Hun and Lee Min Jung dated for several years before tying the knot in 2013. We could remember Lee Min Jung from Boys Over Flowers and Lee Byung Hun in Mr. Sunshine and some hollywood films like G.I Joe and Terminator.
Won Bin and Lee Na Young
You often hear their names respectively as ideal types of younger generation of actors and actresses. Surely, Won Bin (Endless Love: Autumn In My Heart) and Lee Na Young (Romance Is A Bonus Book) are a match made in heaven. They are married since 2015.
Jo Jung Suk and Gummy
Married privately in 2018, both are familiar faces among K-drama fans as Gummy is a popular Korean singer who lent her voice to different K-drama soundtracks while Jo Jung Suk is a famous Korean actor, you can see him in Hospital Playlist season 2.
Taeyang and Min Hyo Rin
It’s difficult for Korean celebrity couples to go out in the open or to date publicly because of some obsessive fans. That’s why the relationship of Korean actress, Hyo Rin and Bigbang member, Taeyang was a breath of fresh air because the couple was widely loved and accepted among their fans. They were married in 2017.