6 Korean Male Celebrities Who Are Actual Daddies

From "oppa" to "appa"

6 Korean Male Celebrities Who Are Actual Daddies

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Korean celebrities are incredibly secretive about their private lives, to the point where some of them have gotten married and have two children without anyone ever finding out about it—until they finally clue us in. Which begs the question: how many of our favourite contemporary male Korean celebrities are actually married and with kids? Well, we’ve done the legwork for you and rounded them up for your viewing pleasure, just in time for Father’s Day. You’re welcome.

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1. Rain

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The global superstar that is Rain requires no introduction. Since his debut in 1998—before the rise of K-POP idols who’re taking over the world with their mammoth social media followings—Rain was stealing hearts all over the world; including America, where he won the coveted MTV Award for his performance in the Hollywood film Ninja Assassin. Fast-forward about two decades later, he’s still going on strong and doesn’t seem to have aged a day. How he does it is a mystery we’re definitely interested in figuring out. He’s also managed all of this while being a father of two girls with his wife, South Korean actress Kim Tae Hee.

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2. Eli Kim

Ellison Kyoung-jae Kim, otherwise known as Eli Kim, is a Korean American singer and actor best known for being a former member of South Korean boy band U-KISS. Together with his wife, who’s 11 years older than him, they share a son named Minsoo who’s already a television (TV) star. The little Kim stars alongside his ex-idol father on the reality TV show Men Who Do Housework, where U-KISS members Soohuyn and Jun were filmed babysitting him. How adorable is that?

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3. Park Joon Hyung

Best known for being the leader and rapper of South Korean pop group g.o.d., Park Joon-hyung has a daughter with his non-celebrity wife who’s 13 years his junior. A quick look at his Instagram and you’ll see it filled with photos of his little girl, throwbacks and of course, his current ventures.

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4. Gary

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Campers couple 🏕😁 @hi_haoya

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Gary, also known as Kang Gary, is a South Korean rapper, songwriter and television personality, who used to belong to former hip hop duo Leessang. He’s also the father of Hao, with whom he appears on reality television series The Return of Superman.

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5. Tablo

Korean-Canadian Daniel Armand Lee, better known by his stage name Tablo, is a former member of South Korean hip-hop group Epik High. After disbanding, he became the founder of independent music label HIGHGRND, housing bands such as Hyukoh and The Black Skirts. He is also the proud father of Haru, his daughter.

6. Minhwan

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Former South Korean rock band F.T Island drummer Minhwan and former girl group LABOUM member Yulhee introduced their twin daughters to the world in February this year. Catch glimpses of this adorable family on the former female idol’s YouTube series Yulhee’s House.

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