9 Asian Celeb Power Couples In Hollywood That Are Absolute Relationship Goals

9 Asian Celeb Power Couples In Hollywood That Are Absolute Relationship Goals
Jin Hyun
January 21, 2019
We’ve all heard of iconic duos like Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds or Beyoncé and Jay-Z, but Asian celebrity couples don’t always get the attention they deserve. 
Well, get ready to simultaneously say “awww” and weep because these stunning Asian power couples will definitely make you feel single AF.

1. Henry Golding & Liv Lo

Sorry to break it to you but the real-life Nick Young is happily married and his wife is quite the catch.
Liv Lo is a 33-year-old Taiwanese-Italian TV host for Fox Movies Asia, model, double-certified yoga instructor and founder of Fit Sphere. The two met on January 1, 2011 at a friend’s birthday party where Lo noticed Golding looking at her but didn’t introduce himself. To grab his attention, she even tried dancing on the speakers that night but Golding still hadn’t made the first move. As she was leaving the party, her future husband walked behind her, which is when she turned around and said: “Hi, I am leaving and you’re never going to see me again.” Five years later, they tied the knot in Malaysia.

2. Hasan Minhaj & Beena Patel

The former “Daily Show” correspondent met his wife when they were both attending UC Davis and the couple got married in 2015. But Beena Patel is much more than just a wife.
Patel received a Doctor of Public Health from UCLA in 2013 and she is currently a management consultant at MedAmerica. Before she moved to New York, she worked with homeless patients in Los Angeles.

3. Steven Yeun & Joana Pak

Joana Pak was still in college when she began dating “The Walking Dead” actor Steven Yeun, but the couple soon fell in love. After some time, the two had to switch to a long-distance relationship as Yeun had to relocate to Los Angeles for work. However, they kept the flame going during this period and eventually tied the knot in 2016 after being together for seven years.
Pak graduated from Columbia College where she took classes in graphic design as well as working editorial internships. Although she is currently busy taking care of her adorable son and expecting baby number two, she still has a flourishing photography career of her own and owns a California-based freelance photography service called Jo Pakka photography.

4. Ken Jeong & Tran Jeong

Actor, comedian, former physician and an all-around great guy, Ken Jeong reportedly met his wife Tran Ho, who is also a physician, at a happy hour for young doctors where they immediately connected. The couple got married in 2004 and they have twin daughters, Zooey and Alexa, who seem to be just as hilarious and talented as their parents.
Jeong told ABC news in 2015 that his wife was undergoing chemotherapy when he was filming “The Hangover.” To make his wife laugh during one of the toughest periods in their lives, the actor sprinkled inside jokes within the movie for her to find. Now, if that isn’t the epitome of couple goals, I honestly don’t know what is.

5. Harry Shum Jr. & Shelby Rabara

“Crazy Rich Asians” and “Shadowhunters” star Harry Shum Jr. and Filipino-American actress and dancer Shelby Rabara started dating in 2007. In 2015, the two got married near Costa Rica during a romantic ceremony and they are currently expecting their first child together.
Rabara is known for her roles in “17 Again,” “Goliath” and “Steven Universe,” as the voice behind Peridot.

6. John Cho & Kerri Higuchi

John Cho met his wife Kerri Higuchi at the University of California, Berkeley, but they started dating a bit later on when they both moved to Los Angeles. Cho was drawn to Higuchi’s confidence and the two got married in 2006.
Higuchi is a Korean-American actress and director known for her roles in “Enough”(2002), “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Flashforward.” And according to Cho, she’s an amazing mother to their two adorable children as well.

7. Ali Wong & Justin Hakuta

Ali Wong married her “Asian Unicorn” husband Justin Hakuta on November 27, 2014, and the two welcomed their baby daughter Mari in November 2015. Fun fact: Mari’s name was actually inspired by the Japanese decluttering guru, Marie Kondo.
Hakuta is a successful Filipino-Japanese entrepreneur and vice president of a tech company. He has a bachelor of arts from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He reportedly also likes cooking for the family (cue the “awww”). Wong told The New York Times in an interview, “I make fun of him a lot, but the truth is he’s a VP at a multimillion-dollar tech company.”

8. Randall Park & Jae Suh Park

“Friends From College” actress Jae Sue Park and “Fresh Off The Boat” actor Randall Park, aka “Asian Jim” from “The Office,” tied the knot in 2008 after just a year of dating.
The Korean-American acting couple first met in 2007 at a nonprofit theater fundraiser, where they noticed each other from across the room but didn’t have the nerve to introduce themselves. A couple of days later, they ran into each other again at an audition. They were stuck in a waiting room together for an hour and hit it off immediately, but just as Randall got the nerve to ask for his future wife’s number, she was called in. A few more days after that, they saw each other again, this time at a different audition — at this point, it’s probably safe to say this was fate. Randall invited her to his birthday party and promised it would be a casual event with friends dropping by his apartment throughout the day. When Jae showed up, she was greeted by Randall and two of his male friends playing Atari. Randall later confessed that he spent that night worrying she would get bored and leave. But Jae stayed and after two weeks of dating, they realized they were in love with each other. After a year of dating, he proposed and five months after that, they got married. Today, their marriage is still going strong and they even have a daughter together.

9. Kunal Nayyar & Neha Kapur

“Big Bang Theory” star, Kunal Nayyar is married to the beautiful and equally-talented, Neha Kapur, an Indian model, actress, fashion designer and 2006 Miss Universe contestant.
Kapur admitted that she had never watched “Big Bang Theory” when the two first met, but she did notice her future husband from across the room, largely due to his outfit of choice. That night Nayyar was wearing cutoff gloves, hipster glasses, a scarf and a trucker hat — clearly an unusual combination of accessories. When Nayyar saw Kapur, his first thoughts were that she was the most beautiful woman he had ever seen and that she was way out of his league. However, two years later, the couple were married in New Dehli.
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