Kim Gun Mo is tying the knot!
Insiders reported on Oct 30, that Kim Gun Mo is engaged to a pianist in her late 30s and was a student at the Berklee College of Music.
The couple met through an acquaintance last year and after a year of dating; they decided to get hitched.
Speaking on behalf of Kim Gun Mo, a rep from his agency said, “Kim Gun Mo is getting married to his non-celebrity girlfriend next January.”
On the other hand, Kim Gun Mo’s mother is returning to SBS’s “My Ugly Duckling” for the first time in eight months, and some wondered if she is doing this to announce his marriage.
In response, a representative of the program shared, “We were completely unaware of Kim Gun Mo’s marriage news. We are being careful about addressing the issue as it is Kim Gun Mo’s private life, but it was never mentioned in our previous recordings.”
Since the breaking of the news, trot singer Tae Jin Ah also took to his Instagram and congratulated Kim Gun Mo. Along with a photo of them together, Tae Jin Ah wrote in the caption, “Congratulations on your marriage, Gun Mo. Everyone, Kim Gun Mo is getting married. Fans, please send your blessings.”
51-year-old Kim Gun Mo was born 13 January 1968 and he is a South Korean singer-songwriter.
He is said to be the country’s most successful musical artist of the 1990s.
Wrongful Encounter, his 1995 album previously held the Guinness World Record for the best-selling album of all time in South Korea.
Kim debuted his career in 1992, with 13 full-length albums and a number of awards including Album of the Year at the Golden Disc Awards for three consecutive years from 1994 to 1996.
In 2011, he received a presidential commendation from the South Korean government for his contributions to popular culture.