Lee Byung-hun’s Wife: The Love Story with Lee Min-jung

Lee Byung-hun's Wife

Lee Byung-hun’s Love Story with His Wife

Lee Byung-hun is a South Korean actor that was born on July 12th, 1970. He is really popular for his appearance in Mr. Sunshine, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, RED 2, and many more. Behind his success, many are curious about his personal life, especially when it comes to relationships. Well, the answer is, he is already married!

Lee Byung-hun married his wife, actress Lee Min-jung in 2013. The two of them met at a restaurant and developed romantic feelings as time went by. Fun fact, when they were dating, Lee Byung-hun and Lee Min-jung went through a break-up several times before deciding to tie the knot. In 2015, the only son of Lee Byung-hun and Lee Min-jung was born.

In this article, we have provided detailed information about one aspect of Lee Byung-hun’s personal life; it is the love story with his wife. Let’s find out more about how he met his wife for the first time and their life together after getting married, in this article below.

Lee Byung-hun and Lee Min-jung Broke Up Before Getting Married


Lee Byung-hun and his wife, Lee Min-jung, decided to breaking up before they got married. They had a breakup because of differences of opinion about work and marriage. Three years later, they met again and eventually, got married.

The couple that first met at a restaurant were introduced to each other by mutual friends. At that time, Lee Byung-hun’s wife was only 25 years old and had just started working in the entertainment industry. They dated for about a year, and Lee Byung-hun had to work in America.


Lee Byung-hun told his wife to make a decision. He said, “If you choose to marry me, then I will wait for you no matter what, so let me know if you plan to marry me.”

In a broadcast, Lee Byung-hun also recalled the time he had a dream about Lee Min-jung when he was filming abroad and he decided to call her. In the end, he confessed that they made up again through that phone call, overcame the breakup, and built their love once again.

Lee Byung-hun Finally Married Lee Min-jung in 2013


On Saturday, August 10th, 2013, at 18:00 local time, Lee Byung-hun and Lee Min-jung finally, officially became husband and wife.

The friends of the bride and groom also seemed to help a lot in the procession of this phenomenal wedding ceremony. The lavish wedding ceremony at the Grand Hyatt Hotel Seoul was very solemn, hosted by MCs Lee Bum-soo and Shin Dong-yup.


For matters of wedding dress, this bridal couple wore a simple concept but still left an elegant impression. Lee Byung-hun looked dashing in a black tuxedo suit, while the bride Lee Min-jung looked very elegant in a white strapless dress.

Not only that, but the wedding of Lee Byung-hun and Lee Min-jung was also enlivened by several friends of the bride and groom who are also singers, such as Lena Park, Kim Bum-soo, Park Sun-joo, and Dynamic Duo, who also looked stunning singing wedding songs for the happy couple.

Rows of top celebrities were seen attending Lee Byung-hun and Lee Min-jung’s wedding including the celebrity couples Jang Dong-gunGo So-young, Han Ga-inYoon Jung-hoon, and Kwon Sang-wooSon Taeyoung.


While other top celebrities who attended without a partner included Choi Ji-woo, So Ji-sub, Kim Bum, Jung Suk-won, Song Seung-hun, Kim Tae-hee, Big Bang’s T.O.P, and many other big names.

The couple Lee Byung-hun and Lee Min-jung acknowledged their relationship in the fall of last year and announced their wedding plans in June 2013. Their age gap, which is 11 years, did not affect their love and they got married.

Lee Byung-hun and His Wife Went on a Honeymoon To The Maldives


After the wedding, Lee Byung-hun and Lee Min-jung went to a honeymoon to enjoy the beauty of the Maldives Islands. The two of them departed for The Maldives on August 12th, 2013.

Lee Byung-hun and Lee Min-jung arrived at Incheon airport compact wearing casual clothes. Cheerful smiles could not be separated from their faces that occasionally went hand in hand. They spent 10 days on a romantic honeymoon in the Maldives.


After returning from their honeymoon, the newlyweds stayed at Lee Byung-hun’s house in Gwangju city. The 3-story house is designed in the style of an art gallery with a café and private cinema inside. The $3-million-dollar-house was also the location of a secret date between Lee Byung-hun and Lee Min-jung when they were still dating.


“Our house is 40–50 minutes from Seoul,” Lee Byung-hun said during a press conference at his wedding. “My mother lives there alone but Lee Min-jung is willing to live there with us.”

Lee Byung-hun and Lee Min-jung will certainly make the most of this honeymoon to relax because their busy schedule awaits them afterward. Lee Byung-hun will start filming the movie A Touch of Zen, while Lee Min-jung is choosing her next project.

Lee Byung-hun, His Wife and Their Son Went to a Holiday in Jeju


The happy family of actors Lee Byung-hun and Lee Min-jung along with their son were seen showing off their vacation together with their son in Jeju Island.

In January 2022, it was revealed that married couple Lee Byung-hun and Lee Min-jung were spotted on Jeju Island traveling together as a family. A joint photo of Lee Byung-hun and Lee Min-jung was uploaded on Instagram. It seems the photo was taken with the couple as they traveled on Jeju Island with their only son, who was born in 2015.


In the revealed selfie, the togetherness of Lee Byung-hun and Lee Min-jung is quite a rare sight because this couple likes to keep their photos secret from the public. Based on the circulating photos, it appears that this husband and wife seem to be spending a pleasant time with their son.

Of course, this rare sight invites attention. It’s no secret that both of them are quite closed with domestic relations so the togetherness shown by this husband and wife always attracts attention.

Well, that was all the information about Lee Byung-hun and his wife, Lee Min-jung. Let’s continue to give support and love to Lee Byung-hun and his family.

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