A new star idol couple has been born.
Both under SM Entertianment, Girls′ Generation′s Taeyeon and EXO′s Baek Hyun officially confirmed that they are dating.
On June 19, SM Entertainment stated, “They were close senior and junior singers but recently developed good feelings towards each other and became a couple.”
With Taeyeon born in 1989 and Baek Hyun born in 1992, they will be a three-year difference couple.
Taeyeon′s recent romance becomes the fourth to be revealed in SNSD in just 2014 following Yoona, Sooyoung, and Tiffany. Jessica and Hyoyeon were also involved in dating rumors, but were cast aside when it was revealed they were just friends or already broken up.
On June 19, one media platform revealed paparazzi pictures of Taeyeon and Baek Hyun enjoying an open-car date near EXO′s dormintory.
Taeyeon debuted in 2007 as a SNSD member, and have since seen much success with Gee, Kissing You, Genie, and more, with SNSD rising to become a national girl gruop. Taeyeon has expecially earned much popularity as an OST singer.
Baekhyun debuted in 2012 as a member of EXO with the song MAMA. The group earned much popularity and attention after the release of Growl, becoming a rising star in the hallyu wave.