FTISLAND’s Choi Jong Hoon Confirmed In A Relationship With Former Rhythmic Gymnast Son Yeon Jae
Congratulation to the new couple!
On June 14, the agency of retired South Korean rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon Jae, Galaxia SM, made a statement to announce that the former athlete is currently in a romantic relationship with FTISLAND‘s leader Choi Jong Hoon.
It said: “Son and Choi just started dating, and are still getting to know each other.”
Right after that, Choi’s agency, FNC Entertainment, also confirmed that the two have started dating since March.
Earlier on, some dating photos of the couple were revealed by local outlet Dispatch.
Son Yeon Jae is one of the most popular sports celebrities in South Korea. She is a former member of the South Korean national gymnastics team. During her sports career, the retired athlete won many prestigious prizes and medals, including champion of 2014 Asian Games all-around champion and bronze medalist of 2010 Asian Games.
On March 4, Son announced her official retirement from sports at the press conference, which took place at the Korea National Training Center.
Choi Jong Hoon is known as the leader of Korean rock band FTISLAND. The group recently released the album, titled Over 10 Years, to commemorate its 10-year milestone.