Ever since she became famous, Song Hye Kyo has always understood about having to accept losing privacy. Song Hye Kyo where to go, what to do, who to meet … always receive the attention of fans.
Especially information about Song Hye Kyo’s parents. Understanding her charisma, Song Hye Kyo is even more limited in sharing her private life with the public; she tries to protect herself and her family most carefully in front of the public.
Single mothers closed-door
Song Hye Kyo’s family is not as perfect as other families. From a young age, she lived with her mother and did not see the figure of a father next to life. Perhaps so, with Song Hye Kyo mother main weakness that she feared someone accidentally hurt. And the only way for Song Hye Kyo to protect her mother is to keep all information about her mother confidential.
People only know Song Hye Kyo’s father is named Song Dae Seob and her mother’s name is unknown.
Song Hye Kyo’s parents married when they graduated from high school in Daegu, South Korea, when both of them turned 18 years old. At the age of 19, they welcomed the beautiful little daughter born with the sweet name Song Hye Kyo.
When Song Hye Kyo was born, she was extremely weak, even the doctor made a bad prognosis about the health of her young daughter. However, thanks to the perseverance of their parents, Song Hye Kyo eventually strengthened to win and grew up to be a beautiful girl.
Married at a young age, the life of Song Hye Kyo’s parents began to not find a common voice. Differences in opinion, differences in personality have made them realize that they can not live together next to each other.
When Song Hye Kyo entered grade 3, it was also when his father and mother decided to divorce. From the small girl full of parents Song Hye Kyo had to learn to live without a father by her side.
After the divorce, Song Hye Kyo’s mother was forced to learn how to make a living to raise her children. At first, Song Hye Kyo was sent by her mother in her grandparents’ house in Daegu to her mother to work in Seoul. Later, when her work became more stable, she decided to return to Daegu to take her daughter to Seoul to live with.
Of course, living as a single mother in Seoul is not easy. For Song Hye Kyo’s mother, it was even more difficult when the qualifications were inexperienced. As revealed, Song Hye Kyo’s mother used to get a lot of jobs, even getting home from work to earn more money to raise her children.
Song Hye Kyo’s childhood was spent in cheap rented rooms in Seoul, sometimes moving three months because the rent increased. From an early age, Song Hye Kyo was taught by her mother about independence in life such as cooking, taking care of herself. Because she was always afraid that if one day something unexpected happened, the little girl would not know how to live on her own.
Probably because of this, later the little things her mother spent for Song Hye Kyo from childhood had followed her throughout her life.
When Song Hye Kyo was young, she saved money to buy a film camera to record each mature moment of her beautiful daughter. That is also the reason why Song Hye Kyo has so many photos since childhood. Later, when traveling together, Song Hye Kyo’s mother was also the one who helped her daughter with extremely beautiful photos.
In an interview with Elle in 2016, Song Hye Kyo confided that her mother was a very strong woman, but there were times like a child. For Song Hye Kyo, she is not only a mother but also a close friend of hers. The actress also expressed that if she later has a daughter, she will also love and educate her as what her mother did.
The biological mother was also the first person Song Hye Kyo shared about love. When Song Hye Kyo dated a co-star, she never asked her daughter to bring her boyfriend to debut. Song Hye Kyo once confided, at that time, she said that if the daughter has not considered getting married to the dating object, there is no need to rush to meet.
When a girl becomes charming with Song Joong Ki, at Song Hye Kyo’s mother, she burst into tears of happiness. However, the marriage of Song Hye Kyo and Song Joong Ki did not last as long as her wishes.
According to a source revealed to the media, the divorce of Song Joong Ki, Song Hye Kyo’s mother was also the first to know. As an experienced person and also through a broken marriage, Song Hye Kyo’s mother fully understands the difficulties that her daughter goes through.
After the divorce, Song Hye Kyo spent most of her time living with her mother and then traveling. Her mother is also the spiritual fulcrum for her daughter behind the odds because of the broken marriage.
Perhaps, no matter what age, Song Hye Kyo still has a peaceful shore in that life is her mother.