Real-life romance of celebrity couples makes our hearts flutter second to K-drama romance. So far in 2017, Joo Won and BoA, Lee Joon Ki and Jun Hye Bin, Lee Dong Gun and Jo Yoon Hee, and more have made their relationship official. Scroll down for the full list!

1. Joo Won and BoA

Made relationship official on Jan. 18

Joo Won and BoA met through friends and quickly formed a bond over their interest in hiking, golf, music, and acting. They were drawn to each other’s active, healthy lifestyle and eventually started dating by the end of last year.

Read more here.


2. Eric Moon and Na Hye Mi

Made relationship official on Feb. 23

After denying dating rumors for years, the Another Oh Hae Young actor and Na Hye Mi made their relationship official, followed by a wedding announcement. The couple tied the knot on July 1. 

Read more about their dating news here and marriage here.


3. Lee Dong Gun and Jo Yoon Hee

Made relationship official on Feb. 28

The Laurel Tree Tailors costars confirmed dating after Dispatch paparazzi photos went viral, two days after the drama finale. According to the agency, “They started dating not too long ago by the end of the drama’s finale.” In the drama, Lee and Jo played a romantic couple who ended up marrying!

Read more here.


4. Han Chae Ah and Cha Se Chi

Made relationship official on Mar. 8

Actress Han Chae Ah announced that she’s dating Cha Se Chi at a Part-Time Spy film press conference. Earlier in March, her agency Mystic Entertainment had denied the dating rumors.

Read more here.


5. Ryoo Hyun Kyung and Park Sung Hoon

Made relationship official on Mar. 21

Actor couple Park Sung Hoon (Six Flying Dragons, Jealousy Incarnate) and Ryoo Hyun Kyung developed feelings for each other after starring in Almost Maine last year, according to their agencies.

Read more here.


6. Yoon Hyun Min and Baek Jin Hee

Made relationship official on Mar. 27

The couple met on set of My Daughter, Geum Sa Wol in 2015 and started dating in April 2016. They kept the relationship a secret for almost a year!

Read more here.


7. Lee Joon Ki and Jun Hye Bin

Made relationship official on April 4

Soon after making the relationship official, Jeon explained why she had kept the relationship a secret: “Many actors don’t acknowledge a relationship because it’s bound to harm someone ... The timing was bad for us. We were concerned about the (Joseon Gunman’s) production team. We didn’t want the fans to get hurt either.”

Read more about their dating news here and here.


8. Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk

Made relationship official on April 24

The Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo costars fell in love while filming the drama. They had been friends since they were models, according to their agency YG Entertainment. 

Read more here.


9. Sulli and Kim Min Joon

Made relationship official on May 10

The former f(x) member-turned-actress traveled to Cuba with her new boyfriend, Kim Min Joon, according to a Dispatch report on May 10. On the same day, her agency SM Entertainment confirmed the dating news.

Read more here.


10. Jo Dong Hyuk and Han Song Yi

Made relationship official on May 16

The K2 actor and volleyball player Han Song Yi met for the first time for an episode of sports variety show Cool Kids on the Block that aired in March 2016. On the episode, Jo and Han expressed their interests, confessing they had been each other’s fans! In March, they reportedly vacationed in the Maldives.

Read more here.


11. Han Hye Jin Cha Woo Chan

Made relationship official on May 24

Model Han Hye Jin and baseball player Cha Woo Chan (LG Twins) "... have been friends for awhile and started dating recently," according to her agency Esteem Models.

Read more here.


12. Former SISTAR member Bora and Big Star's FeelDog

Made relationship official on June 27

The two K-pop stars first met on Mnet's Hit the Stage, and had been dating for a year before announcing the relationship. They were first rumored to date in May when fans saw them holding hands outside of the polling place for the presidential election.

Read more here.


13. Girl's Day's Sojin and Eddy Kim

Made relationship official on June 28

Sojin and Eddy Kim were wary of making their relationship official. At first they denied the dating rumors and, three hours later, announced they were dating. Reports say they were "... careful (to admit) because they just started seeing each other.”

Read more here,


14. Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Gyo

Made relationship official on July 5

On July 5, the Song Song couple of Descendants of the Sun surprised the Kdramaland announcing an Oct. 31 wedding, hinting that they had been seeing each other for quite some time. 

Read more here.


If you liked this list, also check out 7 couples who fell in love on set. And if you're curious, here are the couples who announced their relationship in 2016 and 2015.

Congratulations to all couples who revealed their relationship this year!

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