K-Pop idols getting into relationships is always a touchy topic, as some netizens and fans can react negatively to the news. This eventually goes away once idols get to a certain age. Some idols even quit the idol life once they get married. Here are 9 former K-Pop idols who are now parents.
1. Ko Ji Yong (Former member of Sechs Kies)
Ko Ji Yong originally debuted as a member of Sechs Kies. The group disbanded a couple of years after their debut, and Ko Ji Yong decided to retire as a celebrity in 2000. Ko Ji Yong eventually met his wife and got married in 2013. The two welcomed their son, Ko Seung Jae, in 2014.
2. Yulhee (Former member of LABOUM)
Yulhee originally debuted a member of LABOUM in 2014. Yulhee announced in 2017 that she was going to get married to Choi Min Hwan, who is a member of F.T. Island. Yulhee gave birth to their son in the same year and left LABOUM. In 2020, Yulhee announced that she had given birth to twin daughters.
3. Eugene (Former member of S.E.S)
Eugene originally debuted as a member of S.E.S. After the group disbanded, she decided to focus more on her acting career, which is what her main projects have been for the last couple of years. Eugene married actor Ki Tae Young in 2011. The couple currently has 2 children together.
4. Sunye (Former member of Wonder Girls)
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Merry Christmas!!✨🎄 Super THANKFUL that I am the mother of these two angels 👶🏻👧🏻. We had such a memorable photoshoot celebrating the coming of our baby #3, with my girls wearing these cute @petalsfortasi hanbok dresses that I co-designed. I am very honored to be a part of this project to help our orphanages in Haiti. Please join us in our efforts. Check them out at www.petalsfortasi.com. Wishing you a warm Christmas surrounded by the ones you love! 😘 여러분, 메리크리스마스~~ 곧 우리가족에게 올 셋째를 기념하며 Petals for Tasi와 콜라보한 한복드레스를 입고 아이들과 사진촬영을 했어요^^ 선물같은 즐거운 시간이었어요🎁 이번 콜라보를 통해 아이티 고아원을 도울 수 있어서 정말 큰 영광입니다! 여러분도 따뜻한 크리스마스 보내시고, 따뜻한 마음 Petals for Tasi와 함께 나눠주세요!!🙌🏻
Sunye originally debuted as a member of Wonder Girls in 2007. In 2013, Sunye announced that she would be retiring from the entertainment industry, and be getting married to her non-celebrity boyfriend. The two currently have 3 children together.
5. Eli (Former member of U-KISS)
Eli originally debuted as a member of U-KISS in 2008, but eventually left the group in 2018. In 2015, Eli announced that he had been married to his wife for over a year. Since that time, Eli has shown his life as a father on many occasions.
6. Soyul (Former member of Crayon Pop)
Soyul debuted as a member of Crayon Pop in 2012 but left the group in 2017 once she announced that she would be getting married to Moon Hee Jun. She soon gave birth to their daughter, who is getting lots of love from her appearances on The Return of Superman.
7. Dongho (Former member of U-KISS)
Dongho originally debuted as a member of U-KISS in 2008, but eventually left the group in 2013. In 2015, Dongho announced that he became a father.
8. Shoo (Former member of S.E.S)
Shoo originally debuted as a member of S.E.S. After the group disbanded, she focused more on individual activities, such as acting. Shoo currently has 3 children with her husband.
9. Joon Park (g.o.d)
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요오우~ 뭐라구하는지 하나도 모르갯찌만 지나름데로 영어한다구 읽는 영어책~ 차암나~ 커부리오~ 해피주말쓰~ 빼애앰!!! Yo~ Don't know what she is sayin buuut her version of reading a English book lol Happy Weekend EVERYONE~! BBBAAAMMM!!! #지오디 #fangod #박준형 #꽁꽁주 #JoonPark #ParkJoonHyung #MyLilPrincess #BabyLove #MyBaby #cuteBaby #Kongrish #애기콩그리쉬 #근냥큰기대없이봐조매애앤나두꽁꽁이가뭐라구하는지하나도모르개쓰차암나 #영어책읽는다구자기만의콩그리쉬ㅋㅋ기뜩하내ㅋㅋ #무순정치인이전도오쓰하는거같은늑낌쓰차암나 #혓바닥쓰꼬부랑꼬부랑쓰커부리어 #영어랑불란소말이랑한국말이랑커부리어 #FamilyisEVERYTHING #love #다들즐겁구안전한주말쓰 #빼애앰 #SeoulKorea #Kpop
Joon Park originally debuted as a member of g.o.d. It seems that Joon Park is only active as an idol when g.o.d has reunions. He is now more focused on entertainment, as he likes giving people a good laugh. Joon Park announced in 2015 that he was going to get married. The couple welcomed their daughter in 2017.