K-drama couple Son Ye-jin and Hyun Bin welcome first child, a boy

K-drama darlings Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin tied the knot in March. PHOTO: MSTEAMENTER/INSTAGRAM

SEOUL – South Korean actors Son Ye-jin and Hyun Bin welcomed their first child, a boy, on Sunday.

Both their management agencies confirmed the news, with Son’s agency, MSteam Entertainment, saying in a statement that both mother and child are healthy.

The baby was due in December, but arrived early.

South Korean news outlet JTBC reported that Son, 40, is recovering at a postpartum care centre in Yeoksam, Seoul.

Hyun Bin, 40, was earlier reported by South Korean media to have missed his son’s birth as he was filming in Mongolia, but his management agency Vast Entertainment later clarified that he had made it back to Seoul in time to be with his wife for the birth.

The K-drama darlings, who fell in love on the set of hit series Crash Landing On You (2019 to 2020), went public with their relationship in January 2021.

They held an intimate wedding ceremony in March with a number of South Korean celebrities in attendance and announced the pregnancy three months later.

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