K-Pop idols may sometimes feel like super stars that live totally different lives from us. It’s important to remember that they are all humans too and like us, dream of getting married and starting a family. Here are some former and current idols that have gotten married and become parents.
1. FTISLAND’s Minhwan and ex LABOUM’s Yulhee
The two gave birth to their son Jaeyul in May 2018 before holding their wedding ceremony in October the same year. They have also welcomed twins, making them the parents to three children!
2. Ex U-KISS’s Dongho
Dongho married in 2015 to a non-celebrity and announced the birth of their son a year later. He confirmed his divorce in 2018 and announced that they made this decision through mutual agreement and would be taking care of their son together.
3. Ex U-KISS’s Eli
Eli married in 2015 to his wife Ji Yeon Soo, who is 11 years his senior. They had a child in 2016 and revealed both his son and wife through the KBS show Mr. House Husband. However, the two ended up divorcing in 2021, with Ji Yeon Soo blaming him for the divorce.
4. Ex Wonder Girls’ Sunye
Sunye stopped promotions with Wonder Girls in 2013 before marrying her husband James Park. They have three daughters together born in 2013, 2016, and 2019 respectively. She has recently decided to make her comeback to the entertainment industry through tvN’s new variety show My Mom Is An Idol.
5. EXO’s Chen
Chen released an announcement on January 13, 2020 revealing that he would be getting married and that they are expecting a child. Following the healthy birth of his first child, he recently shared he and his wife are expecting their second child.
6. H.O.T’s Moon Heejun and Crayon Pop’s Soyul
The two wed in February 2017 and gave birth to their daughter in May of the same year. The whole family joined the cast of KBS The Return of Superman in 2019.
7. BIGBANG’s Taeyang and Min Hyo Rin
Taeyang and Min Hyo Rin are currently expecting their first child together! Back in September 2021, YG Entertainment confirmed the two are expecting their first child.