AceShowbiz - It's official, Lee Kwang Soo is dating Lee Sun Bin. After reports emerged that the two stars have been together for the past five months, Lee Kwang Soo's agency King Kong by Starship has confirmed their relationship.
"Lee Kwang Soo and Lee Sun Bin have been dating for five months," the agency said. "After meeting on 'Running Man', the two eventually became lovers, and they are currently accompanying each other to gatherings and introducing each other as their significant others."
Lee Kwang Soo and Lee Sun Bin first met when the latter appeared as a guest star on the SBS variety show in September 2016, where Lee Kwang Soo is starring as a regular cast member. During her appearance on the show, the 24-year-old actress expressed her interest in the 33-year-old actor, declaring that he is her ideal type.
"His way of bickering makes me think that we're well-suited," Lee Sun Bin admitted. Meanwhile, Lee Kwang Soo jokingly responded, "I've decided to start dating Lee Sun Bin. We'll announce our marriage next week."
In an interview with digital magazine "View" in the same year, Lee Sun Bin also recalled her meeting with Lee Kwang Soo. "I was happy to meet my ideal type Lee Kwang Soo sunbaenim. You can say I'm a successful fan," she said.
Best known for starring on "Running Man", Lee Kwang Soo is also an actor and model who has starred on TV series such as "It's Ok, That's Love" and "Entourage", as well as feature films like "Walking with Dinosaurs 3D", "Confession" and "Collective Invention".
As for Lee Sun Bin, she started to gain popularity through her role on OCN's hit drama "Squad 38" which also starred Seo In Guk and Ma Dong Seok. She also appeared on a South Korean remake of "Criminal Minds", where she played the Korean version of JJ. She landed her first leading role on JTBC's action drama "Sketch".