Song Joong-ki, the popular South Korean actor, and his wife, British actress Katy Louise Saunders, have welcomed their first child, a baby boy. Song Joong Ki announced the birth of his newborn son in a post on his fancafe on June 14.

The statement read, “Today I came to greet you all because I have one more dream-like news I wanted to share first with you.” He shared that he welcomed his son in his wife’s home at Rome, Italy. He also added that both the mother and the baby are healthy, and the family is doing well.

According to Korean website Dispatch, Song and Saunders met in Italy where Song Joong-ki was filming Vincenzo. During the shoot, Katy Louise Saunders, who grew up in Italy, was reportedly Joong Ki’s Italian teacher. After that, Song announced his marriage and the pregnancy of Saunders last January. That was three years after his divorce from Korean actress Song Hye-kyo.

Song Joong-ki is a well-known actor in South Korea and has gained international fame through his roles in popular Korean dramas such as “Descendants of the Sun” and “Vincenzo.” He has won numerous awards for his acting, including the Grand Prize at the 2016 KBS Drama Awards for his role in “Descendants of the Sun.”

Fans of Song Joong-ki have taken to social media to congratulate the couple on the birth of their son. Many have expressed their excitement and happiness for the new parents, while others have shared their well-wishes and blessings for the new family.

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