From Kim Tae-hee & RAIN to Lee Byung-hun & Lee Min-jung… Legendary Weddings of Celebrity Couples


In a recent episode of KBS 2TV’s “Entertainment Live,” stars’ romantic proposal videos and glamorous weddings that are considered legends were shown.

No. 17 went to RAIN and Kim Tae-hee, a couple who made a splash with their small wedding; RAIN said he was attracted to the way Kim Tae-hee took care of the staff on the set of an ad shoot; RAIN released a proposal song, “The Best Present,” in 2017 and announced his marriage a few days after its release.

Photo: KBS 2TV’s “Entertainment Live” broadcast screen capture

The couple had a small wedding at a Catholic church that won an architectural award. The cost of the ceremony, including the mass, was about 2 million won (about 1,795.57 USD), and they exchanged rings worth 250,000 won (about 224.45 USD). Kim Tae-hee, who majored in fashion design in college, wore a wedding dress that she made herself with a stylist.

In 16th place were Sam Hammington and Jeong Yoo-mi, in 15th place were Jo Jung-chi and Jung-in, and in 14th place were Haha and Pyeol. Haha and Byul went to the ward office to register their marriage, and Haha made a surprise proposal with a bouquet of flowers on the spot, attracting a lot of attention. 13 was Choi Soo-jong and Ha Hee-ra, and 12 was Yong Jung-hoon and Han Ga-in. Han Ga-in’s wedding dress alone cost in the range of 10 million won (about 8,977.87 USD), and the necklace she wore on the day reportedly cost tens of millions of won. The late Shin Seong-il and Um Aing-ran were ranked 11th, and Choo Ja-hyun and Yu Xiaoguang were ranked 10th.

In ninth place were Lee Byung-hun and Lee Min-jung. Their wedding ceremony, which was closed to the public, was attended by many celebrities, including Mr. and Mrs. Ray Stevenson, who co-starred with Lee Byung-hun in the movie “G.I. Joe: Retaliation,” reminiscent of an awards ceremony.

The dress that Lee Min-jung at the luxurious wedding was worth about 100 million won (about 89,778.69 USD), her wedding ring was in the 50 million won (about 44,889.35 USD) range, and the cost of the wedding was estimated to be about 120 million won (about 107,734.43 USD).

In eighth place is the couple of Jang Dong-gun and Ko So-young. Jang Dong-gun’s tuxedo cost about 8 million won (about 7,182.30 USD), his shoes cost about 20 million won (about 17,955.74 USD), and Ko So-young’s wedding dress cost about 20 million won (about 17,955.74 USD). The seventh place went to Bae Yong-joon and Park Soo-jin. Bae spent about 10 million won (about 8,977.87 USD) to prepare drinks and meals for fans and reporters. Domestic honeymoon destinations also attracted attention, including a resort that costs about 10 million won (about 8,977.87 USD) per day.

In sixth place is the couple Won Bin and Lee Na-young, who had a small wedding at a guest house in Gangwon-do. The total cost of the wedding was reportedly about 1.1 million won (987.57 USD). 5 was Park Kyung-lim and Park Joong-hoon, 4 was Cha In-pyo and Shin Ae-ra, and 3 was Lee Sang-soon and Lee Hyo Ri.

The second place went to Kim Seung-woo and Kim Nam-joo. Kim Nam-joo wore an expensive wedding dress that cost 25 million won (about 22,444.67 USD). She also designed her own diamond earrings, which cost 300 million won (about 269,336.08 USD).

The first place went to Jun Ji-hyun and Choi Joon-hyuk, who got married in 2012 and wore two dresses and a hanbok (traditional Korean dress) at their wedding. The dress she bought for the main ceremony cost about 80 million won (about 71,822.96 USD), and the hanbok for the reception was made by her husband’s grandmother, hanbok designer Lee Young-hee.

In addition, the ring that Jun Ji-hyun wore in her wedding gravure was estimated to be worth 500 million won (about 448,893.48 USD), and the tiara that she wore at the ceremony was a product of the French royal family and was known to be in the 1.2 billion won (about 1,077,344.34 USD) range, which caused some surprise.

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