The “Playful Kiss” couple after 10 years

Playful Kiss is a Korean drama about an average girl who is attract the attention of the most popular guy at her school in 2010. Here are the “Playful Kiss” couple after 10 years.

Playful Kiss is a 2010 Korean drama about an average girl Oh Ha Ni (Jung So-min) who tries attract the attention of the most popular guy at her school Baek Seung Jo (Kim Hyun Joong). Though it wasn’t a major hit in Korea, the romantic-comedy TV series became an overseas success, earn huge recognition to 2 main leading actor and actress. 

Jung So-min

The couple in "Playful Kiss" after 10 years - Jung So-min

She made her mainstream debut with the 2010 television series, “Bad Guy” as a supporting role. However, it was the leading role in “Playful kiss” that gained her fame and attention. Her popularity continued to rise and gradually, she became one of the most loved actresses in the Korean film industry. Since then, she has appeared in a number of successful movies and television series: “The Smile Has Left Your Eyes“, “The Sound of Your Heart“, “My Father is Strange“, “What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim?”,… 


In 2016, she starred opposite Lee Kwang-soo in the series ‘”The Sound of Your Heart”. The web series became a major hit in China with over 100 million views on the internet. She then appeared in another drama special titled “Red Teacher”.

The couple in "Playful Kiss" after 10 years - Jung So-min

In 2017, Jung So-min appeared in a TV series called “My Father is Strange“, after which she dated Lee Joon, her acting partner. The couple has just broken up after 3 years dating.

Read more: Lee Joon and Jung So Min Have Broken Up

Kim Hyun Joong

The couple in "Playful Kiss" after 10 years - Kim Hyun Jong

He is lead and main rapper of the South Korean boy band SS501, which debuted in the early of 2000s. Later, “Boys Over Flowers” and “Playful Kiss” brought Kim Hyun Joong huge fame and recognition worldwide.

However, in his way of rising to fame, Kim Hyun Joong got into a verbal abuse scandal with his ex-girlfriend. Even Kim Hyun Joong won the court battle against his ex-girlfriend after 3 years, his career was significantly ruined and could not recover as before.

The couple in "Playful Kiss" after 10 years - Kim Hyun Jong

In 2018, he had his comeback with a drama series “When Time Stopped“. However, the drama received disappointing viewer rating of 0.1% in its episode. 

Recently, Kim Hyun Joong has also kicked off his Youtube career with Vlogs.


There are certainly ups and downs in the career of the couple in “Playful Kiss” after 10 years. Let’s hope they will have more successful production in the future.