Work romance is no big deal as while spending time and making efforts on the same thing; people do develop feelings for each other. But while a work romance in an office is limited just to the office, the case is different for the actors. If the co-stars fall in love on set, it becomes a piece of big news. In the biggest film industries, many huge names have fallen in love with their co-stars and have led a beautiful life with them. The scenario is the same in the K-drama industries where on-screen couples fall in love in real life and get married.
Considering how romantic and dreamy some of the k-dramas can be. K-dramas like ‘Descendants of the Sun,’ ‘City Hunter,’ ‘Queen In Hyun’s Man,’ ‘Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo,’ and many more have been the reason behind some of the reel-life to real-life romances. And it gets hard with the media tailing the lovers on every step. While not all couples can keep their relationship going because of the issue, some acting couples are still going.
Here Are Some On-Screen Couples Who Fell In Love With Each Other And Got Married, Making Everybody Believe That Love Is Still Alive.
‘Vampire Prosecutor’ fame Yeon Jung Hoon and ‘The Moon Embracing the Sun’ Han Ga In met on the set of the 2003 k-drama ‘Yellow Handerchief’. Working as the supporting cast in their early careers, the actors ended up supporting each other for life. They started dating around 2003 and went on to marry two years later. After eleven years of happy marriage, the couple announced the birth of their first daughter in 2016. Appearing on an episode of the variety show ‘2 Days & 1 Night Season 4’, Yeon Jung Hoon spilled the tea on what went down back in time when he fell for his wife.
As the actors on the show started talking about love confessions, Yeon Jung Hoon shared his own experience. Revealing that he had no idea if Han Ga In liked him or not. While he wouldn’t call it a ‘love at first sight situation, but the more he looked at Ga In, the more he fell in love with her on set. Remembering that spring when cherry blossoms were in bloom, they were supposed to meet for filming. And as he saw her, she was radiating light. After the filming, he asked her out for drinks and later on confessed his feelings to her. Starting a family, the actors have two kids together.
One of the heartthrobs in the South Korean film industry Ki Tae Young met his now-wife Eugene on the set. Former idol and ‘Penthouse’ actress Eugene co and Ki Tae Young starred in the 2009 k-drama ‘Creating Destine’. The k-drama followed the plot where both actors plan to escape their marriage. But what they didn’t know at that time was that they’d end up getting married in real life. Getting married in 2011, the couple is still together and even have two daughters together. Sharing their family life with the fans, the lovers appeared on the South Korean variety show, ‘The Return of The Superman’.
Talking about how they fell in love with each other in the episode of ‘Life Bar,’ Ki Tae Young revealed that they never really planned to be together at the start. Having to film a kissing scene, there were no feelings between them. And they never really talked to each other than work. But as he got to know Eugene on team lunches and saw that she usually minded her own business, he started having feelings for her and asked her out after four months into filming. The couple eventually started dating and even got married in two years.
‘A Pledge To God’ fame Lee Chun Hee and ‘Family’s Honor’ fame Jeon Hye Jin met on the set of the 2009 k-drama ‘Smile, You’ and fell in love with each other while acting as a family who goes from riches to rags and struggles to fend for themselves. Working together, the actors started having feelings for each other. There is a nine-year age gap between the couple, but they are one of the non-problematic couples in the industry. The age difference was a problem before as they thought it wouldn’t work out. But as Chun Hee saw Hye Jin driving his favorite car, he eventually fell in love with her.
Appearing in an episode of KBS 2TV ‘Happy Together 3, the actor revealed some funny things that happened before their wedding. As he went on to meet her parents, he bought a whole fruit store along with him in nervousness. He got death glares from her younger brother and was scared about how things would go. But it all went alright, and the couple got married in 2011 and even has a daughter. Talking about his daughter, he revealed that she learned walking and writing without much help from him. In 2018, the couple went back to the film set together again as they starred in the JTBC drama “Never Before Existing Day, May 32”.
‘Penthouse’ star Kim So Yeon met her husband, Lee Sang Woo, on the set of MBC’s 2016 weekend drama ‘Happy Home’. Playing the couple who fight all the odds against them to stay together, the couple has been now together for five years. Both actors are very supportive of each other and have helped each other grow. Appearing on the variety show ‘Happy Together Season 4’, So Yeon revealed her relationship with her husband. Six months into the filming, the actors didn’t talk to each other. But one day, Sang Woo drunk called So Yeon in the morning, and Jung Chang Woo confessed on Sang Woo’s behalf. The couple secretly dated till the show wrapped up filming and then made their relationship public.
On another variety show, Sang Woo revealed how living with his wife has helped him with his “talk show skills”. As So Yeon is really responsive and expresses everything she wants to, his communication skills have improved a lot. Talking about So Yeon’s recent hit ‘Penthouse’ where he also had a cameo, Sang Woo revealed how jealous he feels when his wife’s intimate scenes are on. But he’s working on that. He also talked about how he has seen all the terrifying expressions Kim So Yeon made in the show.
‘The Veil’ fame Park Ha Sun and ‘The Attorney’ fame Ryo Soo Young met on the set of 2013 k-drama ‘Two Weeks’. Although Ha Sun thought that she didn’t like Soo Young, the couple fell in love with each other while working. They started dating after the show wrapped up the filming process and went on to marry in 2017. Starting a family, the couple has a daughter together. Appearing on an episode of the SBS variety show ‘Same Bed Different Dreams 2 – You Are My Destiny’, Park Ha Sun revealed how things when down when the couple started dating. The actress revealed how she was disappointed when she saw Soo Young getting drunk and switching to English.
She also talked about how bad the fights were between the lovers at the start. They used to scream at each other in rage, but with time passing, they’ve learned to calm themselves down. Their daughter, too, points out that it’s not right when they fight. Ha Sun also revealed that she used to leave her house and would see her parents or take a trip alone to calm herself down. But with time, the couple has learned to calm each other down and work things out.