Who is Kim Yo-jong’s Husband Choe Song

Choe Song

Meet Choe Song! He is the husband of Kim Yo-jong, the younger sister of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-il. Kim Yo-jong serves as vice-director of the United Front Department and will likely take charged of her brother’s ruling if he dies; although with some difficulties.

“It’s definitely possible that she would face some serious challenges to her legitimacy and power if she took over, even with the Kim family name,”

According to sources, Choe Song is the second son of a former dancer in the Mansudae Art Troupe, Kang Kyoung-sil and Chong Ryong-hae; the First Vice Chairman of the State Affairs Commission.


Kim Yo-jong was 27, when she and Choe Song tied the knot late 2014. The news of their nuptials was eventually confirmed after she was spotted wearing a wedding band during. her trip with her brother to Pyongyang Baby Home and Orphanage

As far as I know, Kim Yo Jong, deputy director of the Worker’s Party, got married to a son of the party secretary Choe Ryong Hae.

It is believed Choe Song and Kim Yo-song have two children, one born in 2015 and the other ion 2018.

She showed her baby bump when she traveled to North Korea during the 2018 Winter Olympics and became ill during her trip.

Choe Song apparently works or used to work for WPK Finance and Accounting Department.

Seoul.co.kr claimed Choe Song is not Kim Yo-Jong’s husband, she is however married, but her husband is Foreign minister Ri Su Yong’s nephew.

photo credit: Kim Jinseok (Official photographer of Republic of Korea), Blue House (Republic of Korea), KOGL Type 1, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=69918513