Celebrity couple Rain, Kim Tae-hee expecting first child

In this photo provided by the Rain Company, singer-actor Rain and actress Kim Tae-hee smile during their wedding at Gahoe-dong Church in central Seoul on Jan. 19, 2017. (Yonhap)

SEOUL, May 23 (Yonhap) — South Korean power celebrity couple Rain and Kim Tae-hee are expecting their first child, according to Kim’s agency Tuesday.

“The couple has just learned of the pregnancy” said Lua Entertainment, which represents Kim. The 37-year-old actress is 15 weeks into her pregnancy, according to the company.

Kim will concentrate on giving paternal care to the unborn child while also preparing to become a good mother and a wife, the company explained.

Rain, whose real is name Jung Ji-hoon, and Kim got married in January. The two stars first met on a TV commercial set in 2011 and officially started dating in the fall of 2012.

Debuting as a pop singer in 2002, Rain was named one of the “100 Most Influential People” by U.S. Time magazine in 2006 and 2011. Outside of singing, he’s appeared in the Hollywood films “Speed Racer” (2008) and “Ninja Assassin” (2009), and the Chinese TV series “Diamond Love.”

Kim is best known for her roles in Korean dramas, such as “Stairway to Heaven” (2003), “Love Story in Harvard” (2004), “Iris” (2009), “My Princess” (2011) and “Yong-pal” (2015). She has also appeared in many TV commercials.



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