Article: Korean Couples Who Recently Became Parents

Fans are always eager to catch a glimpse of their favorite celebrities and hang on to get a sneak peek into their glamorous lives. Developments in a star’s life receive many reactions from their fan base. It is no wonder that when these power couples embrace parenthood, it sets the headlines on fire and leaves the fans exhilarated. Here is a list of famous Korean celebrity couples who recently became parents or are eagerly awaiting addition to their progeny.

10. EXO Chen And His Non-Celebrity Wife

Kim Jong dae, popularly known as Chen of the famous K-pop EXO group, shared the news of the arrival of their second lucky charm. Chen married in January 2020 and has kept his family away from the public eye. The couple also has a two-year-old daughter. Chen finished his compulsory military service in April this year. As soon as Chen shared the news of his discharge, the ‘Vocal King’ was flooded with congratulatory messages from his fans.


9. Min Hyo Rin And Taeyang

Actress, singer, and model Min Hyo rin and her singer husband Taeyang of ‘Big Bang’ fame, welcomed a cute baby boy. The couple had kept her pregnancy undisclosed for a long time to give the expecting mom some space and rest. Min and Taeyang got married in 2018 after dating for nearly four years. They bought a luxurious apartment which is estimated to be worth 14 billion Won.


8. Kang So-Ra And Her Non-Celebrity Husband

Kang So-ra married a doctor of Oriental Medicine who belongs to a wealthy family. She married him in August 2020 in a ceremony attended by close family members only. A few months later she released the news of her pregnancy and soon shared the arrival of a lovely daughter. The actress debuted in 2009 with the movie 4th Period Mystery and rose to fame for her role in ‘Sunny’. There has been no looking back for Kang ever since and she has also been a part of famous television shows like Doctor Stranger and Misaeng: Incomplete Life.


7. Sung Huri And Ahn Sung Hyun

Sung Huri announced the arrival of her healthy and beautiful twin daughters in January this year. She dated her professional golfer husband Ahn Sung Hyun for four years before entering wedlock in May 2017. The family expressed gratitude to their fans for their warmth and support. Sung had started her career as a member of the K-Pop girls group Fin. K.L. The group instantly found fame and a huge fan following and released some hit albums back-to-back. But unfortunately, the group parted ways and Sung then entered into acting. She gained popularity for her role in ‘Thousand Years of Love’, ‘Snow Queen’ and ‘Feast of the Gods’.


6. Hwang Jung-Eum And Lee Young-Don

Actress and singer Hwang gave birth to a baby boy with her husband Lee Young-don. This is the couple’s second son. The elder one was born in August 2017.  Hwang had earlier dated Kim Yong Jin for nine years before parting in 2015. She then confirmed being in a relationship with a professional golfer and businessman Lee Young-don. The couple got married in 2016 and delivered their first son in 2017. The couple was in the news in 2020 as they had filed for divorce. After a year, they mediated their divorce and decided to continue their relationship.


5. Jung Sun-Ah And Her Entrepreneur Husband

Actress and musician Jung Sun-ah made her debut at the age of 19 in the musical ‘Rent’ and has been a part of many hit musicals ever since. Jung Sun got married in October 2020 to a non-celebrity beau. In an official press release, her agency confirmed the news of her pregnancy. It stated that the family is excited and preparing to welcome the new life this year.


4. Son Ye Jin And Hyun Bin

“Crash landing on you” and “The Negotiation” co-stars confirmed their relationship on January 1, 2021. The power couple decided to take their relationship further and took holy vows in March 2022 in what is called the wedding of the century. Good wishes and blessings were still pouring in when BinJin announced the addition of a new life to the couple. Son Ye Jin posted on Instagram about her excitement and apprehensions as a new mom-to-be.


3. Lee Ha-Nee And Her Korean-American Husband

Actress, model and Miss Korea 2006, Honey Lee also won 3rd runner-up at the Miss Universe 2007 pageant. She has enacted in many films and television series. Honey Lee hit the headlines in December when she got married in a private ceremony in Seoul. A month later, Lee confirmed that she was on the family way. She gave birth to a pretty daughter on June 20, 2022, at a hospital in Seoul.


2. Hwang Chang Sung And Non Celebrity Fiancée

K-pop idol of 2 PM fame Chang Sung broke the internet and took fans by surprise when he announced his marriage to his long-time girlfriend with whom he is expecting his first child. Chan Sung is 32 years old and his girlfriend is eight years older than him. He also announced that he is parting ways with 2 PM as he wants to pursue an independent career and focus on his new life. Chan Sung has decided to keep his girlfriend’s identity under wraps as she is pregnant in her 40s and is not from the show biz.


1. Park Shin Hye And Choi Tae Joon

Korean power couple Park Shin Hye and Choi Tae Joon have created quite a stir since the beginning of this year. Fans were still gushing over their marriage and pregnancy announcement when the acclaimed k-drama star Park Shin delivered their first child, a healthy baby boy, in May in a hospital in Seoul. In January this year, the couple tied the knot in a star-studded ceremony in Seoul. Ever since the couple has been receiving congratulatory messages from their fans. Choi completed his compulsory military service in 2021.