Surprising Korean Celebrities Who Are Secretly Married
In the world of Korean entertainment, celebrities’ love lives are closely scrutinized by their fans. However, there are some actors who either flew under the radar or were not part of the industry when they tied the knot, and their marriages came as a surprise to many fans. Here’s a list of popular Korean actors who you might be surprised to know are actually married.
1. Yoo Teo
Yoo Teo, the German Korean actor, has recently gained attention for his exceptional acting skills. However, not many know that he has been married since 2007. Yes, he’s a happily married man! Yoo Teo tied the knot with his wife, artist Nikki, when he was just 26 years old and still building his acting career. Although it’s been a long time since their marriage, it’s not a topic that’s often discussed, so many fans are surprised to discover that he’s already taken.
Nikki, Yoo Teo’s wife, is a South Korean visual artist who specializes in performance, photography, and film. She is well respected in her field and actively supports her husband, sharing photos and videos of his upcoming projects.
2. Jang Seung Jo
Jang Seung Jo is known for his striking looks and excellent acting skills. But did you know he’s married and a father of two? Many fans were taken aback when they found out about his marital status.
The popular actor gained fans through his roles in dramas like “Chocolate,” “The Good Detective,” and “Snowdrop.” He is happily married to The Grace Lina, a member of an SM group that formed in the mid-2000s.
In 2014, it was confirmed that Jang Seung Jo had been in a relationship with Lina for two years. Their romance blossomed during the musical “Temptation of Wolves.” Before making his transition to television, Jang Seung Jo had been active as a musical actor since the early 2000s and continues to work in theater.
Jang Seung Jo and Lina held a private wedding ceremony on November 22, 2014, and welcomed their first child in September 2018. They recently celebrated the arrival of their second child, a daughter, on December 31, 2021. Jang Seung Jo occasionally shares photos of his wife on his Instagram account and actively supports her projects.
3. Jeon Mi Do
Jeon Mi Do recently made a name for herself in the television industry with her remarkable performances in the hit tvN drama “Hospital Playlist.” Prior to that, she had been involved in theater work and plays for a long time.
Many fans were surprised to discover that Jeon Mi Do has been married to a non-celebrity since 2013, long before she became well-known. She tied the knot with her non-celebrity boyfriend after dating for just six months.
Jeon Mi Do is known for being private and doesn’t share much about her husband, so it was definitely a surprise when fans of “Hospital Playlist” learned about her long-standing marriage.
4. Jung Sung Il
Jung Sung Il, the breakout star of the hit Netflix series “The Glory,” has captured the hearts of fans with his handsome looks and impressive acting skills. However, fans were surprised to learn that he is married.
Although Jung Sung Il has been working hard in the industry for quite some time, he only recently gained significant attention. He is married to a non-celebrity, and they exchanged vows in 2015. The couple has a son together.
In a recent interview, the actor shared that he met his wife through a mutual friend. After she went abroad to study, they by chance, bumped into each other and started communicating for three years before officially dating.
5. Min Woo Hyuk
Min Woo Hyuk is one of the rising stars of 2023, gaining attention after his role in the record-breaking drama “Doctor Cha” on JTBC. Many fans became interested in him and were surprised to learn that he is a married man.
Min Woo Hyuk is married to Lee Semi, a former idol, and they tied the knot in 2012. The actor met his wife after completing his military service through a friend’s introduction. At her suggestion, he ventured into musical acting, which brought him popularity and eventually led to his transition to television.
The couple has two children—a son born in 2015 and a daughter born in 2020. After getting married, Lee Semi, who debuted as a member of the girls’ group LPG, left the entertainment industry in 2013. However, she later returned to host shows and other projects.
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