Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo who share the same surname used to be the hottest couple and the most loved couple in Korean showbiz, shaking Asia with their romance that blossomed after playing a heartfelt couple in “Descendants of the Sun” in a 2016 drama television series. Their extremely publicized wedding followed in October 2017. But after only 2 years of marriage, the couple got a divorce and left everyone in deep shock!
Actor Song Joong Ki, issued his official statement through his lawyer, which said: “ I'd like to apologize for delivering this unfortunate news to the many fans who love and care for me".
Song Joong Ki, who has kept a low profile since his divorce from actress Song Hye Kyo, is reported to have torn down the home he had shared with his former wife. According to the International Business Times, the Itaewon mansion was bought for a sum of US $11.6 million.
A luxury house that Song Joong-ki bought in January 2017 in Itaewon-dong, Seoul photo by (The Korea Herald )
After his divorce from Song Hye Kyo, and constantly involved in dating rumors, including Son Dam Bi, Jeon Yeo Bin, Kim Tae Ri, and Kim Ji Won.
And after those rumors about dating Korean actresses, It came completely unexpected when it was confirmed that the actor is dating a foreign girlfriend. While they claimed that she is not a celebrity, the internet speculated that the actor is dating British actress Katy Louise Saunders.
Song Joong Ki officially announced his relationship with his British girlfriend on the morning of December 26th. Former actress Katy Louise Saunders, born in 1984, is 1 year older than star Korean actor.
Shortly after this announcement, Song Joong Ki's images of walking side-by-side with a foreign girl at the airport made everyone pay attention and ask the question:
" Who is this girl ?"
But not much time after spreading this video of Song Joong Ki announcing his girlfriend, they have also found images of the couple at many different events, and they openly appear together in many schedules.
On January 30, 2023, Song Joong Ki announced that he is married to the British actress and is expecting a child together. He made an announcement through his fan cafe stating:
Today, I wish to share with you precious and happy news! I have vowed to spend the rest of my life with Katy Louise Saunders, someone who has supported me and stuck by me. She has a good heart and lives her life passionately. She is amazingly wise and wonderful. Thanks to her, I am becoming a better person.
The 37-year-old Reborn Rich star does not hide his relationship like in the past. It is reported that the actor likes to go on dates near Katy Louise Saunders’ house, takes his fiancé on schedules abroad, and always prioritizes meetings according to her free time instead of sticking to his tight schedule.
Let's wish this happy couple the very best!