Song Joong-ki announces marriage to British girlfriend, says she is pregnant

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South Korean actor Song Joong-ki recently announced that he is married and expecting his first child with wife Katy Louise Saunders.

The “Vincenzo” actor, 37, made the announcement on his official fan cafe on Monday. The start of his letter gushes about the 37-year-old Saunders, a British actress.

Hello. This is Joong Ki. Today, I am greeting you because I want to share a promise that is more happy and valuable to me than anything. I have promised to continue life together with Katy Louise Saunders, who has been by my side supporting me and who I have spent valuable time with while cherishing each other. She has a kind heart, and she has lived her life passionately. She is a sensible and amazing person to the point that I revere her. Thanks to her, I am becoming a better person.

Song then mentions their aspiration to start a family.

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We naturally dreamed of creating a happy family together. We have put in much effort to keep each other’s promises, and we are sincerely thankful as a new life has come to us. And today, based on our deep trust and love for each other, we are on our way back from registering our marriage to begin life as a married couple. As we are now, the two of us will walk our days ahead beautifully while facing the same direction.

His letter concludes with him thanking his fans.

I sincerely thank all the fans who always cherish me no matter what. Especially following the wishes and support of Ki Aile [Song Joong Ki’s fan club] who provide the greatest strength to me throughout my acting career, I will work to fly higher as an actor and individual with the wings of greater responsibility and passion. I hope everyone will be happy and healthy until the day I can greet you in person.

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Song was confirmed to be in a relationship with Saunders in December 2022. The couple have reportedly been together for over a year.

Song was formerly married to his “Descendants of the Sun" co-star Song Hye-kyo for two years before they divorced in 2019.

 

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