Celebrities openly love their fans, but when it comes to their private lives, they want to keep things discreet. Many stars fail to hide their significant others and are forced to come clean about their love lives. The stars on this list worked hard to keep their future spouses a secret, even if the media discovered their budding romances. However, every one of them succeeded in the ultimate private weddings!

1. Nam Sang Mi

The Joseon Gunman actress began dating an entrepreneur in 2013 after meeting him through a mutual friend. The pair was engaged in November 2014, and they tied the knot in a church in Yangpyeong, Gyeonggi-do on January 24. Only her family and friends were invited to the private ceremony.

2. Han Ji Hye

The Beyond The Clouds actress met her future prosecutor husband at a church gathering in 2009. Photos of the pair taking a stroll surfaced online, and K-drama fans were instantly attracted to the happy news. They were engaged in August 2010 and married in September of the same year. Their ceremony was held in Hawaii.

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3. Lee Tae Sung 

In April 2012, the handsome star already registered his marriage with his lady when news spread that he was tying the knot. Lee and his new wife, who is seven years older than he is, had a one-year-old son at the time. ThePlayful Kiss actor met her through an acquaintance in 2009. He dated the non-celebrity for three years.

Unfortunately, the couple recently mutually agreed to divorce.

4. Lee Hyo Ri and 5. Roller Coaster band member Lee Sang Soon

The "Bad Girls" singer tried to keep her love life discreet before the media found out about her relationship with musician Lee Sang Soon in November 2011. The animal rights activists began dating after collaborating on a song to support animal shelters. In September 2013, they held a private ceremony at their home on Jeju Island. 

6. Seo Taiji, 7. Lee Ji Ah and  8.Lee Eun Song

The three stars listed above are all connected. Legendary Seo Taiji & the Boys' lead singer Seo Taiji secretly dated long distance, married, and divorced Style actress Lee Ji Ah. They were married for nine years (1997-2006) before their personalities and lifestyle differences tore them apart. They cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for their divorce.

In 2009, Seo found love the second time around with Que Sera, Sera actress Lee Eun Song after she appeared in his "Bermuda Triangle" music video in 2008. Their private wedding ceremony was held in Seo's new home in the elite Pyeongchang-Dong neighborhood. Lee gave birth to their daughter on August 27, 2014.

Those are the hottest South Korean celebrities who tried to keep their love lives a secret. Who would you add to this top secret lovers' list? 

Shelly M is an author and blogger. Follow her personal blog at BTSCelebs.com