It’s official. Song Joong-ki has tied the knot to British girlfriend Katy Louise Saunders, and they’re also expecting their first child.

In early December last year, they were spotted together in Singapore when he was in town to promote his new fantasy drama series, Reborn Rich. Weeks later, on Dec 26, his agency confirmed the news that Song Joong-ki was in a relationship.

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According to South Korean entertainment websites, the 37-year-old actor shared the news on his fan cafe website, revealing that they had registered their marriage today (Jan 30, 2023).

He 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.”

He also revealed that the pair are expecting their first child together, adding, “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.” (Source: Soompi)

It is not known how he met Katy Saunders. The British-born actress, 38, and has appeared in movies like 2002 Italian romance-drama film Un viaggio chiamato amore. She also won the “Student Jury Award” for Best New Performer for her role as Giulia Farnese in the 2006 film Los Borgia.