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Lee Min Ho, Song Joong Ki 2018: Suzy Bae's Ex And Song Hye Kyo's Husband Have Something In Common, Who Is Better Actor?

by Serena Vanderwoodsen / May 15, 2018 05:53 AM EDT
Most fans do not know that Lee Min Ho and Song Joong Ki have a common ground. Photos by Vincent Yu/AP Images and Kin Cheung/AP Images

There is no denying that Lee Min Ho and Song Joong Ki are considered as two of the most sought-after stars of their generation. The former boyfriend of Suzy Bae and the husband of Song Hye Kyo have appeared on various television and movie projects that surely captured the hearts of many. Though the two actors have also been pitted against each other in the past, most fans do not know that they have a common ground.

Lee Min Ho rose to fame after his exemplary performance as Gu Jun Pyo in the 2009 hit television series titled Boys over Flowers. Aside from the fact that the show became a huge hit in South Korea and other parts of Asia, the role also won Suzy Bae's ex a Best New Actor Award at the 45 Baeksang Awards. It also opened a lot of opportunities to the 30-year-old South Korean star and landed him lead roles in The Heirs (2013) with Park Shin Hye, Legend of the Blue Sea (2016) with Jun Ji Hyun, and City Hunter (2011) with Park Min Young.

Song Joong Ki, on the other hand, rose to fame after his remarkable performance as an actor in the Sungkyunkwan Scandal in 2010. The husband of Song Hye Kyo as even introduced as one of the pioneer cast members of the variety show called Running Man in 2010. The 32-year-old actor also starred in other shows like The Innocent Man (2012) along with Moon Chae Won and Park Si Yeon, A Werewolf Boy (2012) with Park Bo Young and Descendants of the Sun (2016) with Song Hye Kyo, Jin Goo, and Kim Ji Won.

Though the two actors have never had the chance to work before, Lee Min Ho and Song Joong Ki still have something in common. Aside from being the most fantasized South Korean stars today, the ex-boyfriend of Suzy Bae and husband of Song Hye Kyo also have big hearts. The lead actors of Legend of Blue Sea and Descendants of the Sun shows are very willing to give helping hands to the less fortunate.

Lee Min Ho donated a significant amount of money for the victims of domestic abuse. The leading man of Park Shin Hye in The Heirs also gave money as a support to the "Making a Warm Winter for Both Body and Heart" campaign that aims to reach and help families under the poverty threshold and children experiencing abuse. The former beau of Suzy Bae also founded PROMIZ, which aimed to cater the needs of people from different walks of life.

Song Joong Ki, for his part, also showed off his good heart when he secretly donated 20 million KRW to the Nanum House Comfort Women charity organization. The husband of Song Hye Kyo has also been helping Korean Childhood Leukemia Foundation since 2011. The Descendants of the Sun actor also gave a significant amount of money to UNICEF after the devastating Nepal earthquake.

As for who is a better actor between them, Korea Portal claimed that they are equally good as artists with different acting styles. Also, they do not have to prove anything because, aside from their excellent acting prowess, they also have soft hearts for those people who need their help. Stay tuned for the latest news and updates about Lee Min Ho and Song Joong Ki! 

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