SEOUL, South Korea – South Korean singer and actor Choi Siwon, a member of the South Korean boy band Super Junior and Super Junior-M, is joining the Chinese version of the popular Korean show “We Got Married”.
Choi’s role in the Chinese version of the popular Korean show was confirmed through the official Weibo page of the show itself. He will be playing the role of one of the three male hosts in the Chinese version of the variety show.
We Got Married is a South Korean reality variety show, one segment of the Sunday Sunday Night program.
First broadcast in 2008, the show pairs up Korean celebrities to show what life would be like if they were married.
Each week, couples have assigned missions to complete, with candid interviews of the participants to reveal their thoughts and feelings.
In China, “We Got Married” is more popularly known as “Wo Men Xiang Ai Ba”, which means “We Are In Love”.
According to media reports, on April 2, Wednesday, the news was confirmed through the official Weibo page of the show where the initial poster and the premiere date were posted.
Shortly after that, Chinese news portal Yuletoushiyan announced the three couple pairings which included Choi.
Reportedly, Choi will be coupled with Mainland Chinese fashion model Liu Wen, who will become his virtual wife in ‘We Are In Love’.
After the announcements were made, it was also revealed that Choi and Liu are following each other on Intagram, leading to speculations that they have already been acquainted prior to the announcement.
Siwon was born on April 7, 1986 in Seoul, South Korea. He has one younger sister, Ji-won. His father is currently the CEO of Boryung Medicine, a pharmaceutical company.
He graduated from Gu Jeong High School in February 2006. Siwon is a devout Protestant Christian, and has said in an interview that after his career, he would like to become a missionary. – BusinessNewsAsia.com