Look at Model-Actor Shin Sung-rok’s Stories From His ‘We Got Married’ Series to His Real Wedding!

Shin Sung-rok’s On-screen Romantic Relationships

Shin Sung-rok

Shin Sung-rok appeared on MBC’s dating reality show We Got Married Season 1 as part of a virtual couple with comedienne Kim Shin-young. He appeared in Episodes 42, and 45 – 54. His first appearance was in Episode 42 which aired on January 25, 2009. In the episode, he met Kim Shin-young for the first time at a basketball court. The couples’ nickname was Shin Couple, as they both have name ‘Shin’ in their name.

As an on-screen married couple, the did a lot of things together. Shin Sung-rok came to Kim Shin-young’s house and they started decorating the house together, and afterward, they had their housewarming party. They were also given a mission and had to compete with other couples and play games. They also supported each other in their respective real-life activities. Shin Sung-rok became a guest on Kim Shin-young’s radio live show, for example, and later Kim Shin-young watched one of Shin Sung-rok’s musical theatre performances.

Shin Sung-rok

The last mission they received was to ‘make good memories together for Spring Vacation’. Shin Sung-rok and Kim Shin-young went to an amusement park for their vacation, spending their time together before having their farewell at the end of the episode.

Shin Sung-rok’s Off-screen Romantic Relationship

Shin Sung-rok

In May 2014, it was confirmed that Shin Sung-rok was dating the ballerina, Kim Joo-won. The news said that the two had been dating for a year and nine months. Shin Sung-rok came to know Kim Joo-won through mutual friends who were part of the same agency that she was. Kim Joo-won is a famous ballerina who has been a member of the Korea National Ballet Company for 15 years, and is also a professor at Sungshin Woman’s University.

The couple broke up in August, 2015. According to his agency, they decided to part ways amicably, and remain supportive friends.

Shin Sung-rok

In May, 2016, HB Entertainment announced that Shin Sung-rok would be marrying his girlfriend in mid-June, in Hawaii. The wedding would be simple and quiet with only family and close friends in attendance. Shin Sung-rok’s girlfriend of the time was a non-celebrity, and was described simply as ‘working in a regular company’. Shin Sung-rok met his bride-to-be through friends, and despite the short relationship, they affirmed their love and trust with each other and decided to get married.

Some of their wedding pictorial has been released. The wedding photoshoot took place at a studio in Cheongdam-dong, Seoul. Shin Sung-rok looks charismatic and ecstatic alongside his beautiful and shy bride-to-be. The couple are both tall and have model-like figures, so they looked good with the simplest style.

Shin Sung-rok

In November, 2016, his wife gave birth to a daughter at a hospital in Seoul. The mother and child were both healthy.

Shin Sung-rok’s List of Works

Television Series

Year Title Role Network
2002 Shoot for the Stars SBS
2003 A Problem at My Younger Brother’s House SBS
2006 Hyena Lee Seok-jin tvN
2007 Thank You Choi Seok-hyun MBC
Drama City “I’m a Very Special Lover” Lee Jin-ho KBS2
2008 The Art of Seduction Hyun-soo OCN
One Mom and Three Dads Na Hwang Kyung-tae KBS2
My Life’s Golden Age Go Kyung-woo MBC
2009 We Got Married Season 1 Himself with Kim Shin-young MBC
2010 Definitely Neighbors Jang Gun-hee SBS
2013 My Love from the Star Lee Jae-kyung SBS
2014 Trot Lovers Jo Geun-woo KBS2
Liar Game Kang Do-young tvN
The King’s Face Kim Do-chi KBS2
2016 On the Way to the Airport Park Jin-suk KBS2
2017 Man Who Dies to Live Kang Ho-rim MBC
2018 Return Oh Tae-seok SBS
An Empress’s Dignity Lee Hyuk
2019 Vagabond Ki Tae-woong


Year Title Role
2005 All for Love Basketball player
2007 The Worst Guy Ever Kwon Jae-hoon
2008 Lovers of Six Years Lee Jin-sung
2010 Bloody Innocent Dong-shik
Finding Mr. Destiny Captain Choi (cameo)
2011 The Story of My Life Sung-rok
Pitch High Kang Dae-hyun (cameo)
2016 The Age of Shadows Jo Hwe-ryung
2017 The Prison Chang-gil