South Korean actor Song Joong Ki confirmed that he got married to his girlfriend Katy Louise Saunders through a letter on his fancafe. On January 30, through a personal letter, the actor spoke about his marriage as he returned from registering it. At the same time, he also announced that the newlyweds are expecting their first baby together.
Soong Joong Ki wrote, “Hello. This is Joong Ki. Today, I am greeting you because I want to share a promise that is more happy and valuable to me than anything. I have promised to continue life together with Katy Louise Saunders, who has been by my side supporting me and who I have spent valuable time with while cherishing each other. She has a kind heart, and she has lived her life passionately. She is a sensible and amazing person to the point that I revere her. Thanks to her, I am becoming a better person.”
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He further added, “We naturally dreamed of creating a happy family together. We have put in much effort to keep each other’s promises, and we are sincerely thankful as a new life has come to us. And today, based on our deep trust and love for each other, we are on our way back from registering our marriage to begin life as a married couple.”
“As we are now, the two of us will walk our days ahead beautifully while facing the same direction. I sincerely thank all the fans who always cherish me no matter what. Especially following the wishes and support of Ki Aile (Song Joong Ki’s fan club) who provide the greatest strength to me throughout my acting career, I will work to fly higher as an actor and individual with the wings of greater responsibility and passion,” he further added.
Song Joong Ki first confirmed his relationship with Katy Louise Saunders in late December 2022 via his agency. The agency recently said, “The wedding ceremony will be held separately, but nothing specific has been decided yet.” They added, “The two will spend their newlywed life going back and forth from South Korea and the United Kingdom.” Song Joong Ki was earlier married to his Descendants of the Sun co-star Song Hye-kyo. The couple finalized their divorce in 2019.