It’s constantly interesting to keep a tab on when onscreen K-Drama couple will become a couple in actual life. Celebrities dating are a big deal for Korean celebrities. Fans can get overprotective, so actors and idols alike are very cautious about pronouncing their relationship to their fans. This makes celeb breakups even tougher to accept that your favorite couple has Broken Up. Here are Top 10 famous celebrities who were a couple but never got to tie knots.
1. Kim Go Eun And Shin Ha Kyun
Kim Go Eun all of a sudden revealed to be dating Shin Ha Kyun in June 2016. At that time, all the Korean Fans were shocked. The couple won the interest of Korean media and the public for their 17-yr age gap. The actors determined to break up after nearly a year of courting. They reportedly parted ways due to their busy schedules. Luckily, because it was a mutual decision, the two determined to remain good friends.
2. Lee Joon (MBLAQ) And Jung So Min
Lee Joon is an actor and former member of MBLAQ, departing from the institution in 2014. Actress Jung So Min met Lee Joon when they starred in My Father is Strange together. Their dating was first revealed on screen through Dispatch in January 2018. Later the couple had been stuck embracing every difference in public. The breakup between Lee Joon and Jung So Min came to light in June 2020. The couple had been in the relationship for nearly three years. According to their agencies, additionally, they broke up after drifting aside because of busy schedules.
3. UEE And Lee Sang Yoon
Relationships are a whole lot of complex issues, particularly in the case of celebrities. No one is better aware of this than UEE and Lee Sang Yoon, who determined to call it off in 2017. Pledis Entertainment announced about the two saying; they believed they had “clearly drifted aside because of their busy schedules”. Their breakup news was a big surprise to everyone because it was regarded that the couple turned as sturdy as ever, however obviously, their dating was a bit too much hampered by their schedules.
4. Lee Dong Gun And T-ARA’s Jiyeon
Emerging as one of the most shocking breakups of 2017, Lee Dong Gun and Jiyeon have been together for two full years and overcame an age difference of thirteen years. Although every person believed they would be dating forever, the two broke up. After approximately 12 months of dating, actor Lee Dong Gun and T-ARA's Jiyeon are reported to have parted ways. Later that year, Lee Dong Gun fell in love with and married actress Jo Yoon Hee.
5. Lee Min Ho And Bae Suzy
Min Ho dated Suzy for two years, from 2015 to 2017. Their dating had become public after photographs of them together in London circulated online. Despite the fact that they never worked on a drama together and had hectic schedules, Min Ho and Suzy's dating stayed strong. In fact, they had been noticed carrying matching couple earrings in 2016. Their respective companies announced that the couple broke up because of private issues in November 2017. Fans believed that their dating commenced going downhill across the time Min Ho enlisted for navy service.
6. EXO’s Kai And BLACKPINK’s Jennie
Kai of EXO and Jennie from BLACKPINK reportedly spent some time in France at the Paris Fashion Week in October 2018, and photographs of the couple having late-night dinner dates circulated online. On January 1, 2019, SM Entertainment gave an announcement confirming the rumours. Fans, as expected, went wild. The K-Pop couple even had its couple name, “Kaistal”. Their busy schedules stopped them from seeing each other regularly. The couple announced that they’ll be taking time off from each other to focus on their careers. Luckily, the two appear to have not damaged their friendship as they stated that they might be assisting each other when needed.
7. Loco And Stephanie Lee
Loco is a famous Korean rapper who rose to fameafter triumphing Mnet‘s Show Me the Money in 2012. Stephanie Lee is a Korean-American actress and model who signed to YG Entertainment. However, the couple has been in no way together publicly. Rumours surfaced in April that the two have been courting for a year. The breakup between Loco and Stephanie got confirmed in April 2020.
8. IU And Jang Ki Ha
A large number of the South Korean public became bowled over by the information of IU’s alleged boyfriend. After everyone’s investigation, the media discovered that IU is dating Jang Ki-ha. Jang Ki-ha is a singer as well. Additionally, he's a songwriter, hosts numerous TV shows, and acts in multiple shows. IU and Jang Ki Ha were dating since 2013. Two years later, they made their dating public, and the entire international fans were happy for the couple. Unfortunately, after four years together, IU and Jang Ki Ha parted ways and determined to remain friends.
9. Lee Dong Wuk And Bae Suzy
Suzy started a relationship with actor Lee Dong Wuk in March 2018. They met at a small, non-public gathering, began to know each other better. Dong Wuk reportedly fell for Suzy's pleasant and down-to-earth personality. They broke up in June 2018, and their relationship lasted for the best four months. Their respective managements announced that the couple broke up due to their busy schedules, which made it challenging for them to meet often.
10. Lee Sung Kyung And Nam Joo Hyuk
The actors collectively starred in the series Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo. They have a specific age gap considering Lee Sung Kyung was born in 1990 whilst Nam Joo Hyuk was born in 1994. After a couple of rumours that they had been more than friends, Korean information groups stated that they had been indeed dating. In August 2017, it was revealed that the couple had been determined to break up. They indeed grew aside because of busy schedules and had decided to preserve a supportive senior-junior relationship. Fans, of course, had their theories. Some believed that the breakup was announced to elevate their careers. Both the stars are presently unmarried and are busy with their projects.