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Shinhwa’s Eric, actress Na Hye-mi to marry

Jie Ye-Eun

The Korea Herald/Asia News Network

South Korea  /  Mon, April 17, 2017  /  03:11 pm
Shinhwa’s Eric, actress Na Hye-mi to marry

Shinhwa‘s Eric and actress Na Hye-mi. (E&J Entertainment/Imagine Asia via The Korea Herald/File)

Mun Jung-hyuk, the leader of boy band Shinhwa also known by his stage name Eric, is set to tie the knot with model and actress Na Hye-mi on July 1.

Mun, 38, posted a letter to fans via the band’s official social media page on Monday morning to announce his upcoming marriage with his partner of three-years.

“I met a lifelong-caring friend of mine, and I will be having a quiet and respectful marriage with my family and friends in a church,” he said in the letter.

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In 2014 a rumor about Mun and Na dating was reported by local media outlets, but they denied the reports. As the rumor resurfaced, Mun’s agency E&J Entertainment confirmed the artists’ relationship on Feb. 23.

Mun debuted as a member of Shinhwa in 1998 and started his acting career starring in MBC drama series “Breathless” in 2003. He has actively pursued an acting career for the past decade, starring in various hit drama series including tvN’s “Another Miss Oh” in 2016.

Na, 26, made her debut as a child actress via director Kim Ki-duk’s “Address Unknown” in 2001. She also appeared on MBC’s 16-episode TV drama “Over the Rainbow” and the MBC sitcom “High Kick!” in 2006.

This article appeared on The Korea Herald newspaper website, which is a member of Asia News Network and a media partner of The Jakarta Post