It's official: SWAG couple is real! "Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo" stars Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Sung Kyung are officially confirmed dating. According to reports, Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk have been dating for five months.
In "Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo," it's undeniable that the characters portrayed a very adorable and loving couple that made them the TV epitome of relationship goals and couple goals. In real life, there are also various reasons why Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk are relationship goals.
Their relationship is built on friendship
Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk first met each other during their modeling days and have been pals ever since, Soompi reported. They developed romantic feelings for each other while filming "Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo" and began seeing each other after filming the show.
Aside from modeling, Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk also have another common ground: they are both talents under YG Entertainment.
They watched Coldplay together
Watching your favorite bands with your significant other is one of the best feelings in the world, and this is something Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk can probably relate to.
Although Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk dating rumors have been going on for so long, one of the strongest evidences of their relationship was a photo posted by Lee Sung Kyung from Coldplay's concert in Seoul. Netizens noticed that a man is holding the actress' knee in one photo and many speculated that it was Nam Joo Hyuk based on the clothes he's wearing. The photo was immediately deleted from Lee's Instagram account.
They are both incredibly stylish
As they both are experienced models, it's undeniable that Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk have an impeccable taste in fashion. As a matter of fact, Lee has been likened to American model Gigi Hadid.
They are supportive of one another
One of the instances where the couple showed support for one another was when Nam Joo Hyuk watched an NBA game between the Golden State Warrios and the Chicago Bulls. The actor is a huge fan of Steph Curry, and he made that clear on his Instagram. The actress, on the other hand, is a huge fan of his boyfriend's fan boy moment and shared a screenshot from the match that showed Nam Joo Hyuk in the crowd.
Lee Sung Kyung has always been Nam Joo Hyuk's type
After the stars confirmed their relationship, a past interview of Nam Joo Hyuk resurfaced in which he talked about his ideal type. To no surprise, his description of his ideal type sounded a lot like Lee Sung Kyung. According to Soompi, the actor said that he's the type who likes someone for a long type and that his ideal type would be someone who's in the same field as he. He also likes Kim Bok Joo's character.