Marriage is big step in life! The decision is not to be taken lightly, and some South Korean celebrities are up for the challenge very early in life. The gorgeous stars on this list decided marriage was the right path for them while they were still in their twenties. 

Let's take a look at 10 trailblazing celebrities in the entertainment industry.  

1. Ahn Jae Hyun

The Cinderella and Four Knights actor was 28 years old when he tied the knot with the darling Gu Hye Sun. He and Gu Hye Sun wed last year on South Korea's Married Couples Day (May 21). They donated the wedding money they received to a children's hospital. 

2. Min Sun Ye

After dating a Christian missionary for two years, the Wonder Girls member became one of the first active idols to wed. She was 23 years old when she said "I do" to James Park, and they welcomed their first child in October of 2013. They are now the proud parents of two daughters.

3. Shin Dongho

He decided married life was the right choice for him just two years after parting ways with U-KISS. Dongho was only 21 years old when he tied the knot with his girlfriend in November of 2015. The happy couple welcomed a son the following summer.

4. Ricky Kim

In 2007, the I Need Romance actor met musical theatre actress Ryu Seung Joo, while they both worked for the Christian humanitarian organization Compassion. They married in 2009, and now they're the proud parents of three children (two daughters and a son). He was 27 years old when he got married. 

5. Park Soo Jin

After only a few months of dating, the Flower Boy Next Door actress was engaged to superstar Bae Yong Jun. At the age of 29, she walked down the aisle and officially became Mrs. Bae in July 2015. Park gave birth to their son in October 2016. 

6. Son Tae Young

The I Am Sam actress surprising pregnancy brought so much joy to her boyfriend Kwon Sang Woo in 2008; that he was dying to marry her. The happy couple wed in September of 2008. She was 28 when she got married and gave birth to their first child. She and her hubby are now parents of a boy and a girl. 

7. Jung Suk Won

He dated singer Baek Ji Young for three years before he decided married life was for him. He was 28 years old when he wed his glowing bride. The Rooftop Prince actor and his wife welcomed their daughter into the world in May. 

8. Soyul

It only took one and half months of dating for the former Crayon Pop member's boyfriend to propose to her. H.O.T 's Moon Hee Joon married Soyul in February. She  married and gave birth to their daughter at the age of 25. 

9. PSY

The "Gangnam Style" artist married a Yonsei University alum he met through a mutual friend. After dating the lovely cello major for almost four years, they wed in October 2006. The global star was just 28 years old at the time. 

10. Kim Hyo Jin 

After being platonic friends with actor Yoo Ji Tae for three years, the Genome Hazard actress entered into a romantic relationship with him in 2006. Five years later, they were married! Kim walked down the aisle at age 27 and gave birth to their first child (a son) in July 2014. 

Which celebrity makes you just a little green with envy?


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