Group Super Junior’s Kim Hee-chul (37) and TWICE’s Momo (24, Hirai Momo) became the first dating celebrities in 2020. It is the birth of age gap of 13-year-old Korean-Japanese idol couple.
Kim Hee-cheol’s agency Label SJ and Momo’s JYP Entertainment officially confirmed, “Super Junior’s Kim Hee-chul and TWICE’s Momo began as close senior and juiors and currently developing a beautiful love for each other.”
The relationship of the two was already reported in August last year.
The two companies denied the love story at that time, saying it was “unfounded,” but they became the first idol couple in 2020 in recognition of the second love story that re-emerged in about five months.
This is also the first public dating for Kim Hee-chul and Momo. Kim Hee-chul, who debuted as a member of Super Junior in 2005, and Momo, who debuted as a TWICE member in 2015, recognized they’re dating for the first time.
In the meantime, Kim Hee-cheol has indicated Momo as the ideal type several times in the previous broadcast, and has shown his acquaintance by uploading photos taken on SNS. In addition, Kim Hee-chul has made a steady relationship by casting Momo as the main character of the music video of the song ‘Sweet Dream’ released by forming a duet with Min Kyung-hoon.
At the news of Kim Hee-chul is currently dating with his ideal type, Netizens responded with congratulations, “I will cheer for them”, “Congratulations on you.” “The two look alike… Pretty love…”
On the other hand, Kim Hee-chul made his debut with the KBS Youth Drama ‘Rounding’ in 2005, and has been working as a Super Junior member since then. He is also active in entertainment programs such as SBS ‘My Little Old Boy’, and JTBC ‘Knowing Bros’.
Momo was born in Kyoto, Japan, and debuted as a member of girl group TWICE in 2015, she has gained popularity by hitting ‘CHEER UP’, ‘TT’, ‘YES or YES’ and ‘Feel Special’.
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