Former U-KISS Member Shin Dongho Married at 21

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Shin Dongho, a former member of South Korean idol group U-KISS has married his non-celebrity girlfriend who is one year older than him. Shin announced his marriage on Twitter in November, accompanied with a photo of the couple’s wedding rings. They spent 3 months preparing for their wedding, which was held on 28th November 2015.

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Shin was an active member of the 7-member idol group from 2008 till 2013, before withdrawing from the group and the entertainment industry due to health concerns.

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However, announcements of his marriage gained much media attention as he was one of the youngest Korean idols to get married.

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Shin mentioned that he has always wanted to marry early, especially since he has met the right person. His girlfriend shares the same thoughts. He assured his family and friends that they are ready for marriage. The two has been dating for one and a half years, and hope to achieve stability and happiness together. He shared in an interview, “I don’t think I need to say how much we love each other when we decided to marry at such a young age”, showing his maturity and confidence for this relationship.

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The young couple walked down the aisle at a private wedding ceremony held at Patio Nine, Seoul. Many celebrities were present at the joyous occasion. Comedian Byun Ki Soo hosted the wedding, while Super Junior’s Kyuhyun and singer McKay Kim sang the nuptial songs.

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