Being in a relationship with a fan seems like something out of fanfiction, but it has happened to several celebrities. Here’s a list of a few celebrities who are in a romantic relationship with a fan.
1. Sooyoung (Girls’ Generation) & Jung Kyung Ho
During an episode of Life Bar, Jung Kyung Ho revealed that he has always been a big fan of Girls’ Generation, even before his relationship with Sooyoung. He even constantly went to concerts with his friend Ko Kyu Pil.
When asked how they became a couple, Jung Kyung Ho revealed that they met through a mutual friend, and became a couple after getting to know each other.
Ko Kyu Pil also shared how shocked he was once he found out that his friend was dating a member of Girls’ Generation.
There’s more in the full video below!
2. Yoo Jae Suk & Na Kyung Eun
These two first met when announcer Na Kyung Eun started working for Infinite Challenge, which is a show that Yoo Jae Suk was a cast member of. The two first got to know each other after Na Kyung Eun introduced herself to Yoo Jae Suk and said that she was a big fan of his. Yoo Jae Suk grew feelings for Na Kyung Eun, as she matched the ideal person he wanted to marry. The two eventually started dating and got married in 2008.
3. Shoo (Former S.E.S) & Im Hyo Sung
Retired basketball player Im Hyo Sung has admitted that Shoo was his favorite celebrity growing up and that he even had a picture of her in his locker room. He was in for a shock when he found that one of his closest friend’s girlfriend knew Shoo. The two eventually got introduced to each other and began their relationship.
4. Heechul (Super Junior) & Momo (TWICE)
Heechul is a fanboy of multiple groups, but it seems that TWICE has always had a special place in his heart. Even before his relationship with Momo, there were multiple moments where Heechul was seen fanboying.
Heechul’s knowledge of TWICE was so great that it impressed the members. During an episode of Knowing Brothers, Heechul easily named all the TWICE members in age order.
This impressed all the members, including Momo.
When it was announced that Heechul and Momo were dating, some fans even began calling Heechul a successful fanboy.