How has the life of “The Heirs” couple changed after 8 years?
In 2013, “The Heirs” was released with the participation of a splendid cast. Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye, who played the main characters and contributed the most to the huge success of this drama, rose to stardom and became famous all over the world. 8 years after the drama broadcast, the life of “The Heirs” couple has changed a lot.
Lee Min Ho took on the role of Kim Tan, the heir to Jaeguk Group. However, he also has a special background. Kim Tan is the son of his father’s mistress but is publicized as the second son of his wife. He has a beautiful love story with Cha Eun Sang but they also encounter many difficulties before they can be together.
After gaining hot popularity after “The Heirs”, Lee Min Ho continued to participate in various notable dramas, such as Gangnam Blues 1970 (2015), Bounty Hunters (2016), Legend of the Blue Sea (2016).
He then enlisted in the military in May 2017. Returning after spending 3 years finishing his military duty, Lee Min Ho made his first comeback with “The King: Eternal Monarch”. However, this drama was not successful as expected and was even considered a great “flop” mong all works in his acting career. Netizens commented saying Lee Min Ho’s acting in this drama was boring and didn’t leave as many impressions compared to his previous roles.
In May 2021, Lee Min Ho was cast in “Pachinko”. This project was reported to have been invested with a huge amount of up to millions USD. Therefore, fans are expecting a new transformation in Lee Min Ho’s performance to help him regain the popularity of his golden days.
Regarding his private life, Lee Min Ho was rumored to be dating Suzy in 2015. Half a year after he enlisted, the male lead of “The Heirs” announced that they had already broken up due to busy schedules. Forming a couple with Kim Go Eun in “The King: Eternal Monarch”, Lee Min Ho continued to be mentioned in a dating rumor. This time, he decided to stay silent.
Lee Min Ho’s romantic partner in The Heirs is Park Shin Hye. She plays the female lead Cha Eun Sang, who comes from a poor family background, totally opposite of Kim Tan. Her mother is a mute person who works as a housemaid for Kim Tan’s family. Cha Eun Sang and her mother struggle to make ends meet, but thanks to Kim Tan’s family, she is accepted into a prestigious school and studies with him.
At the age of 13, Park Shin Hye started acting and soon rose to fame. The role in The Heirs is a major milestone in her career. After The Heirs ended, Park Shin Hye continued to receive love from the viewers thanks to her participation in popular dramas such as Pinocchio (2016), Doctors, Memories of the Alhambra (2018).
Her most recent projects are two thriller movies The Call and Alive released in 2020. In 2021, Park Shin Hye returned to the small screen in Sisyphus: The Myth.
Regarding her real-life romantic relationships, in 2015, she was reported by Dispatch to be dating “Pinocchio” co-star Lee Jong Suk. However, the two quickly denied this information, saying they were only close friends. In 2018, Park Shin Hye was confirmed to be in a relationship with Choi Tae Joon.
January 22, 2022 marks a special day for Park Shin Hye as she and Choi Tae Joon officially became husband and wife. Because of the pandemic, the couple held a small wedding with the attendance of family and close friends. At the end of November 2021, Park Shin Hye announced her marriage and pregnancy with her first child. The duo of actors had the chance to meet and get to know each other through the drama The King of Dramas.
Although it aired its final episode 8 years ago, the popularity of The Heirs still remains. Are you a fan of this iconic drama and the two leads Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye? Let us know in the comments down below.