With her recent reappearance in "The Running Mates: Human Rights" more attention has been focused on Lee Yo-won's personal life. The actress has been married since 2003 and the entertainment news program 'Section TV' recently ran a segment on Lee Yo-won and her husband.
Lee Yo-won got married back in 2003, when she was only twenty three years, old to a pro golfer six years her senior. At that time she was still relatively new to acting, with her breakout role as the lead in "Queen Seon-deok" still several years away. According to Jo Yeo-jung, who spoke at their wedding, the two first met when he approached Lee Yo-won while they were at a restaurant, claiming to be her fan.
While Park Jin Woo was described as a pro golfer at the time of their wedding, he has since then moved on to work as a representative for his family's chemical company. His family has relative means and the couple own a large house in San Diego. They also have three children - two daughters and a son.
Written by William Schwartz
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea since 2011. Started out in Gyeongju, then to Daegu, then to Ansan, then to Yeongju, then to Seoul, lived on the road for HanCinema's travel diaries series in the summer of 2016, and is currently settled in Anyang. Has good tips for utilizing South Korea's public bus system. William Schwartz can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org.
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