‘Squid Game’ Lee Jung-jae shares his thoughts about marrying Im Se-ryung after 7 years of dating on JTBC’s ‘Newsroom’
As actor Lee Jung-jae appeared on JTBC’s ‘Newsroom’, there is a rising interest on his marriage to Im Se-ryung, Daesang Group’s executive director.
The October 5 broadcast of JTBC’s ‘Newsroom’ featured Lee Jung-jae, the main character of Netflix’s hit series ‘Squid Game’. On that day, Lee Jung-jae shared about the “Squid Game” syndrome and his life goals.
In particular, when Lee Jung-jae talks about his goal of becoming a filmmaker, viewers are also expressing interest in his goals as a human being. As Lee Jung-jae has been dating his girlfriend Im Se-ryung for 7 years, attention is also focused on whether they will get married or not.
Lee Jung-jae and Im Se-ryung first met in 2005 through an acquaintance. Since then, the two had been embroiled in dating rumors several times, including rumor of going on a trip to Philippines together in 2010 and marriage rumors in 2012. However, they officially announced their relationship in January 2015.
At that time, when they were caught going out at a restaurant, Lee Jung-jae admitted that they were dating, “Recently, we started meeting carefully with feelings more than friends.” Since then, the two have been developing their romantic love for the past 7 years, such as enjoying a date without paying attention to other people.
In 2019, the couple drew attention by attending the 7th Art Basel Hong Kong Art Market in Hong Kong and the 2019 LACMA Art + Film Gala in LA, USA together.
Recently, one broadcast dealt with real estate, which is a common interest of the two, and their real estate transaction was also re-examined. In fact, it is reported that Lee Jung-jae bought a small building near the one owned by Im Se-ryung for 4.75 billion won in 2011 and sold this building for 8.2 billion won last year, pocketing about 3.5-billion-won difference.
In the midst of the public’s deep interest, Lee Jung-jae showed a cautious stance on the relationship between a top star and the third generation of a rich family. In particular, he was considerate of Im Se-ryung about the fact that she married Samsung Group’s vice-chairman Lee Jae-yong in 1998, got divorced in February 2009 by agreement as well as have a son and a daughter.
When acknowledging his relationship, the actor carefully shared, “Since Im Se-ryung is a mother of two children, I want to prevent Im Se-ryung and her family from being hurt or their privacy being violated.”