Get to Know Handsome Actor Sung Hoon
Was born under the name Bang In-kyu on February 14th, 1983, Sung Hoon traced the path of his life by becoming a swimmer and an actor. He was a national swimming athlete specialized in butterfly stroke. He was a part of the national team for 14 years, but unfortunately, he had to stop because of a spinal cord injury. Then, he tried joining the conscription, but his spinal cord injury caused him to leave early. After retiring as a swimmer, Sung Hoon started her new career as an actor in 2011 with the drama New Tales of Gisaeng, as the main cast, beating a thousand participants in the audition for the drama.
Sung Hoon has starred in many dramas up until this year. Because of his great acting skills, demonstrated in New Tales of Gisaeng, he joined Lee Min-ho and Kim Hee-sun in the SBS drama Faith (2012). Then, he played a role in the SBS drama The Birth of a Family and took the leading role in the SBS drama Passionate Love. His name started to become increasingly known for his role as an athlete in the KBS drama Oh My Venus and Five Children, but also the OCN drama My Secret Romance. His most recent Korean drama was Sound of Your Heart Season 2, where again he got the role fo the leading character in the drama who has a job as a webtoon writer.
Among the many dramas he has starred in, My Secret Romance was the most impressive one. His appearance in this drama, made him more popular, especially when he was rumored of dating Song Ji-eun, who was actually his wife in My Secret Romance. He had never been reported of dating before. Are you curious about Sung Hoon’s love life?
Being Rumored to be Dating Song Ji-eun
In My Secret Romance, Sung Hoon and Song Ji-eun played a couple who tried to hide their relationship. But, who would have thought that they brought their on-screen romance to real life?
Sung Hoon and Song Ji-eun were rumored to be dating each other and tried to hide their relationship from other people. They were reported of being in a relationship for one year after the shooting for My Secret Romance, that was aired in April 2017.
The Sweet Behind the Scene Footage
For those of you who are curious about how Sung Hoon and Song Ji-eun act around each other in real life, you should take a look at the behind the scene clips of My Secret Romance. They show their interesting relationship where they tease each other and care for each other.
Becoming the Special Guest
When Sung Hoon held his fan-meeting, Song Ji-eun attended the venue and became the special guest. The two of them were reported of being very close to each other at the venue.
Denying the Rumor
Having a 7 years age difference, Sung Hoon and Song Ji-eun brought the romance vibe successfully in the drama. Song Ji-eun herself had mentioned Sung Hoon as her brother, who has become her go-to place for seeking advice.
Many fans hoped that they were really dating in real life. But unfortunately, Sung Hoon and Song Ji-eun denied the rumor about them dating.
Through her Instagram account, Song Ji-eun uploaded a photo with a long caption. The caption contained a statement that Sung Hoon and she were not in a romantic relationship and didn’t want people to misunderstand about the situation.
Not only Song Ji-eun released a statement, but so did Sung Hoon. Through his agency, Sung Hoon disproved the rumor. Stallion Entertainment said that Sung Hoon and Song Ji-eun were just close friends.