Looking at the background of T-Ara Jiyeon’s husband, he is indeed a perfect man from his successful career to his good image.
On Feb 10th, Korean entertainment field was shocked by Jiyeon’s sudden marriage announcement. Different from how most people have speculated, this T-Ara member is going to tie the knot with Hwang Jae Gyun – a well-known baseball player. Hwang’s profile is currently the hottest topic on the internet.
Player of the highest level baseball league of Korea
Hwang Jae Gyun, born in 1987, is a professional player of KT Wiz. KT Wiz is playing at the KBO League – the highest level baseball league of Korea. He plays as the infielder.
Before becoming a member of KT Wiz, Jiyeon’s boyfriend used to play for many other prestigious baseball teams such as Hyundai Unicorns, Nexen Heroes and Lotte Giants. Reaching many domestic success, Hwang Jae Gyun even got to play for San Francisco Giants at the world-famous Major League Baseball (MLB).
A handsome athlete, close friend with Changmin (TVXQ) and Kyuhyun (Super Junior)
As a sport athlete, Hwang Jae Gyun exudes a masculine and grown-up image. Not just on the field, even through studio photoshoots, this famous infielder gets the attention with his handsome face and an impressive height of 1,83m.
On his Instagram, Jae Gyun shared a lot about his daily life, including his workout, meetings with friends, and his cute pet dogs.
An interesting fact about Hwang Jae Gyun is that he is a close friend of two famous Kpop male idols, TVXQ’s Changmin and Super Junior’s Kyuhyun. On his personal SNS, the baseball player once posted a photo with the two SM idols when he went with Changmin to support Kyuhyun’s musical. Hwang Jae Gyun also boasted his friendship with former SWAN member Hong Jin Young before.
The adorable and supportive athlete – idol couple
In the handwritten letter shared with fans, Jiyeon revealed that she and her boyfriend met through the introduction of an acquaintance last year. She used heartfelt words to describe her fiancé, “He is like a gift in my life, the one who always cares about me first, always appreciates me and tells me what happiness is like.”
Hwang Jae Gyun said that he went through a difficult time because of competition, but it was Jiyeon who stayed by his side, showing him support so he could feel better. As a result, the two developed a stronger bond and decided they wanted to spend the rest of their lives with one another.
In Hwang Jae Gyun’s interview for the show Mr.House Husband and I Live Alone, he hinted about his relationship with Jiyeon: “I don’t have any ideal type. At the moment, my girlfriend is the best. We’ve been dating for 4 months now.”
Hwang Jae Gyun also impressed netizens by memorizing the lyrics and dance to many songs of T-Ara, showing that he is a big fan of his girlfriend’s group. However, when the show aired, no one suspected that the two were dating.
Congratulations to the new couple of Korea’s entertainment industry Jiyeon – Hwang Jae Gyun and their upcoming wedding!