Celebrity couple Park Shinhye and Choi Taejoon are tying the knot and are expecting their first child.
Shinhye and Taejoon will get married in a private ceremony on Jan. 22, 2022, according to a statement by the actors’ agencies Salt Entertainment and Santa Claus Entertainment.
Salt Entertainment, Shinhye’s agency, also announced that the actress is pregnant with her first child.
The couple also confirmed the news of their marriage in their respective fancafes. In a letter translated by Soompi, Shinhye revealed that Taejoon has been a “source of support for a long time.”
“I am getting married to the person I have been in a relationship with for a long time. He has been a source of support for a long time and embraced all of the shortcomings of the person Park Shinhye, and I would like to begin a life as a married couple with him,” Shinhye continued. “Though I’m cautious to say this as it is very early on, I was blessed with a baby. I wanted to tell you before anyone else. I will show you a positive side after I start a family as well.”
Meanwhile, Taejoon described his bride-to-be as his “savior.” “I’ve exchanged various emotions with and maintained a meaningful relationship with someone for a long time. She is like a savior to me who taught me without words to smile brightly when I’m happy and to cry out loud when I’m sad.”
“Now, we would like to make our marriage vows and let this love that I’m grateful for bear fruit. And though I feel cautious saying this, we were blessed with a baby while preparing for the new chapter in our lives,” he added.
Shinhye and Taejoon started dating in 2017 and went public with their relationship in 2018.
Considered one of the most prolific actresses in South Korea, Shinhye has appeared in K-dramas The Heirs, Heartstrings, Pinocchio, Doctors, and Memories of the Alhambra, among others.
On the other hand, Taejoon has starred in K-dramas So I Married the Anti-Fan, Suspicious Partner, and Exit.