Who is Katy Louise Saunders - Song Joong Ki’s Girlfriend: Biography, Career and Personal Life
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According to an exclusive report from Sports Chosun, Song Joong Ki is currently dating a “non-celebrity from England.” The two have been in a relationship for over one year. Read on to know who she is.
Who is Katy Louise Saunders?
Katy Louise Saunders was born on July 21, 1984 in London, England, UK. She is an actress, known for The Borgia (2006), Third Person (2013) and The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003).
Due to her father’s profession, which required the family to relocate, she grew up between London and Italy. So, she studied at an English school in Rome before ultimately receiving a bachelor’s degree in business administration at Bocconi University in Milan.
She speaks English fluently because she attended the English School in Rome, Italy.
She was cast as young "Sibilla", during her first audition with director Michele Placido.
She's of English and Colombian descent.
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Katy Louise Saunders' Career
Katy Louise Saunders made her debut as an actress in the 2002 Italian romance-drama film Un viaggio chiamato amore (internationally released as A Journey Called Love or A Scandalous Journey), directed by Michele Placido. It is based on a true story, focusing on the “tormented relationship between the writer Sibilla Aleramo and the poet Dino Campana.” She portrayed a younger version of Laura Morante‘s character Sibilla Aleramo.
In 2003, she was an extra in The Lizzie McGuire Movie as “Cute Girl #1.” Also that year, she appeared in Virgin Territory as Sister Maddalena.
In 2004, Katy Louise Saunders starred as Babi opposite Riccardo Scamarcio, who portrayed Step in Tre metri sopra il cielo (also known as Three steps over heaven). Their characters are a socialite and a “bad boy” who fall for each other, respectively. The film was directed by Luca Lucini and based on the novel by Federico Moccia.
Katy Louise Saunders has also appeared in several film and television roles, most of which are Italian. However, in 2004, she guested on Law & Order as Naomi in S15.E4 “Coming Down Hard.”
Katy Louise Saunders won an award for her role in a 2006 period film.
In 2007, the then-budding actress bagged a Best New Performer award at the Toulouse Cinespaña Film Festival for her portrayal of Giulia Farnese in Los Borgia. The 15th-century historical film centered on the dynasty of Rodrigo Borgia, a so-called “cunning schemer” who is later appointed as Pope Alexander VI. Katy portrayed the Italian noblewoman, who is the sister of Pope Paul III and the future mistress of Pope Alexander VI.
In 2007, she won the “Student Jury Award” for Best New Performer for her role as Giulia Farnese in the 2006 film Los Borgia.
In 2011, Katy Louise Saunders starred in the TV mini-series Non smettere di sognare (also known as Follow Your Dreams). She portrayed the main character, Giorgia, who was an aspiring dancer.
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Relationship with Song Jong Ki
Song Joong-ki is 37 years old while Saunders is 38.
During the 8th APAN Star Awards in September, Song Joong-ki won the grand prize and in his acceptance speech, he mentioned “Katy, Nalla, Maya and Antes.” Nalla is the name of his dog, while Maya and Antes are Saunders’ dogs.
In a Facebook post dated April 9, 2014, Saunders uploaded a photo with her dogs and wrote, “Miss them like crazy #antes #maya #family #bonded #team.”
A report by Korean media outlet Sports Chosun that the girlfriend accompanied Song Joong-ki when he visited Singapore for the promotion of “Reborn Rich” on Dec. 7. He even introduced her to the staff.
Last Dec. 17, Song Joong-ki attended the wedding ceremony of golf player Lim Sung-jae at Lotte Hotel World in Seoul with his girlfriend, according to another report.
They were photographed together arriving at Incheon International Airport last Dec. 9.
Is song Jong Ki married?
Song Joong-ki was previously married to actress Song Hye-kyo, his co-star in the 2016 hit drama “Descendants of the Sun.”
They two got married in Seoul on Oct. 31, 2017. On June 26, 2019, Song Joong-ki filed for court mediation for his divorce with Song Hye-kyo.
On July 22, 2019, the Seoul Family Court approved the divorce settlement of the couple.
|Katy Louise Saunders is rumored to be Song Joong Ki’s English teacher. |
News of Joong Ki’s confirmed relationship led to several speculations across the internet, with many theorizing that Katy is the actor’s English teacher, following her alleged “retirement” from acting.
HighZium Studio, however, shared no further info on the couple, stating that they “cannot confirm anything other than the fact that they are dating,” in a translation from Koreaboo.
Katy Louise Saunders on social media
Katy Louise Saunders is not publicly active on social media.
Katy has profiles across social channels like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, but as of writing, these accounts haven’t been publicly updated in the last few years.
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Does Katy Saunders Have Chidren?
Many fans tried to figure out who Katy Louise Saunders was, and they found out that she might be a mother.
It was after they saw photos of Katy Louise Saunders with a baby bump at a public event in March 2012.
About two months after that in May 2012 at another public event, she had a flat stomach as if she gave birth between March and May.
They also found some of her past interviews where it could be assumed that she has a daughter as well as son.
They claimed that her children do not share the same father; they are also both currently being raised by each of their father.
While digging up information about Katy Louise Saunders online, fans read an article released by the Italian media saying that she was engaged to a member of a billionaire Italian family before.
Her former fiancé was Giovanni Tronchetti Provera―a son of Marco Tronchetti Provera, the CEO of a multinational tyre manufacturer based in Milan.
At the moment, a number of speculations regarding Song Joong Ki's girlfriend are made, including her past relationship, number of children, current pregnancy, job and so on.
However, Song Joong Ki's management agency is still remains silent on all these sayings.
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