Khuntoria

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We Got Married (Khuntoria)
KhuntoriaWedding01.jpg
Genre Reality, Variety
Starring Nichkhun
Victoria
Country of origin South Korea
Original language(s) Korean
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 64 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) 임정아 Im Jeong Ah,
Kim Jun Hyun
Producer(s) 전성호 Jeon Seong Ho
Location(s) South Korea
Thailand
Maldives
Broadcast
Original channel MBC
Original run June 26, 2010 – September 17, 2011
Chronology
Related shows We Got Married
External links
We Got Married
Khuntoria
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese 維尼夫婦
Simplified Chinese 维尼夫妇
Japanese name
Kana クントリア
Korean name
Hangul 쿤토리아
Thai name
Thai คุณตอเรีย

Khuntoria (Korean: 쿤토리아; Thai: คุณตอเรีย; Chinese: 维尼夫妇; Japanese: クントリア) is a couple's name in the program We Got Married (WGM), a popular South Korean reality TV show.

The husband is Nichkhun, the Thai member of boy band 2PM. The wife is Victoria, who is the Chinese leader of girl group f(x). They are the first foreign couple in 'We Got Married', spending 456 days (one year and three months) together in We Got Married from Season II to Season III as a married couple.

Overview[edit]

On March 4, 2010, new rumors of Nichkhun casting surfaced through several newsites, even naming T-ara member Eunjung as his partner. However, JYPE stated that they were forced to decline the offer due to schedule clashes.[1]
On June 1, 2010, 'We Got Married' was announced additional cast members, pairing up Nichkhun of 2PM with Victoria of f(x)[2] and the couple filmed for the first time. The couple won 'Popularity Award' along with Yongseo couple for MBC Entertainment Awards 2010.[3]

Leaving the show[edit]

On September 6, 2011, MBC "We Got Married" announced Khuntoria would leave the show in mid-September, the end of 1 year and 3 months of hypothetical marriage, on August 30, 2011 they film for the last time.[4]

On September 7, 2011, singer/MC Kim Jung Min shared a photo he took of the ‘We Got Married‘ cast to commemorate Victoria‘s visit to the set. She greeted staff members with homemade rice cakes.[5]

After the end of the show[edit]

On December 15, 2011, MBC Korean Music Festival official Facebook announced that Khuntoria will be one of the four couples for the 2011 MBC Gayo Daejun Festival (or 2011 MBC Music Festival) MCs which aired on Saturday, December 31 at 10PM(KST)[6] On July 11, 2012 Khuntoria reunited on MBC's show "The Radio Star".[7]

Dubbed couple names[edit]

  • 삼겹살커플 (Samgyeopsal couple) - Samgyeopsal is Nichkhun's and Victoria's favorite Korean dish.
  • 쿤토리아 (Khuntoria) - Acknowledged by Nichkhun and Victoria as their official Korean couple name.
  • 维尼夫妇 (Winnie Couple) - Acknowledged by both as their official Chinese couple name.
  • International Couple - Because they hail from different countries, Nichkhun from Thailand and Victoria from China
  • No-Hands Couple - Because they are often seen performing tasks for each other from eating to washing hands.
  • World Star Couple - Given by JoKwon in Episode 11.
  • 화보커플 / Poster Couple / 画报夫妇 - MC commented on them because when they took photos their pictures always comes out perfect.

Photography[edit]

Official photos from We Got Married website released by MBC. Wedding photography are from EP52 and EP53.

DVD Release[edit]

Although DVD release is not announced, however there is DVD Petition form for this couple.

Episodes[edit]

Commentator[edit]

Regulars[edit]

  • Season 2: Seulong, Jinwoon, Kim JungMin, Park MiSun, Kim NaYoung
  • Season 3: Kim JungMin, Park MiSun, Kim NaYoung, Park HwiSun, K.Will

Guests[edit]

  • Season 2: Junho, Luna, Lee JongHyun, Kang MinHyuk, Lee JungShin, Lizzy, Jea, Kwang Hee, Sunhwa, Hyomin, G.O, Thunder, Nana, Park HwiSun
  • Season 3: Hyomin

Guest stars[edit]

  • Season 2: 2PM(Junsu, Taecyeon, Wooyoung, Junho, Chansung), f(x)(Amber, Luna, Sulli, Krystal), 2AM(Seulong, Jinwoon, JoKwon), GaIn, Yonghwa, Seohyun, Ra. D, Shinee(Onew, Key, Minho, Taemin), Eunhyuk, Gregory Hwang
  • Season 3: 2PM(Junsu, Taecyeon, Wooyoung, Junho, Chansung), f(x)(Amber, Luna, Sulli), Lee YongDae, Tiger JK, Yoon Mirae, Jordan

Background Musics[edit]

Filming log[edit]

Does not contain unknown non-public filmings, for example: filming at home, stage rehearsals, etc...

Filming Date Places Note
01 2010.06.01 Yeouido's 63 Building → Commercial Street→ Hongdae KTV Hondae KTV(Junho, Wooyoung)
02 2010.06.22 Train station → Gangwon B & B
03 2010.06.24 Hedong Park → In front of an apartment at Samsung-dong
04 2010.06.28 Driver's license exam → Namsan → Han River Park Picnic with Adam Couple JoKwon and GaIn
05 2010.07.13 Black interview room → Driver's license exam → Noryangjin fried rice cake shop
06 2010.07.27 Cabi water park → Apgujeong rodeo Rd → Family portrait studio (Luna, Sulli, Krystal)
07 2010.08.07 2PM Busan concert backstage → After the concert date
08 2010.08.17 All three couples filming for Chuseok Special (JoKwon, GaIn, Jung Yong Hwa, Seohyun)
09 2010.09.07 Eulwangri Beach
10 2010.09.14 Lotte Mart purchase supplies for new home
11 2010.09.16-2010.09.18 Traveled to Thailand to visit Nichkhun's family → Tourism Authority of Thailand's press conference → HuaHin Beach Thailand → Thailand airport
12 2010.10.16 "Music Core" 2PM's Standby Room (2PM, SHINee)
13 2010.10.19 Home (making pasta)
14 2010.11.02 Home 2PM
15 2010.11.23 Apgujeong CGV Movie theater & Cafe
16 2010.11.30 S.M. Entertainment(Practice 1) Eunhyuk
17 2010.12.13 S.M. Entertainment(Practice 2)
18 2010.12.14 MBC TV station(Preview + Christmas Specials) (Seulong, Jinwoon, Junho, Chansung)
19 2010.12.21 S.M. Entertainment→MBC TV station(Practice 3+ Convince PD)
20 2010.12.24 S.M. Entertainment(Practice 4)
21 2010.12.28 JYP Entertainment(Practice 5)
22 2010.12.30 MBC Practice Room (Practice 6)
23 2010.12.31 MBC Gayo Daejun Backstage
24 2011.01.11 Home + Drive-in Movies (Watch "The Birth of a Great Star")
25 2011.02.01-2011.02.02 Shilla Hotel on Jeju Island → Halla Jindal camp
26 2011.02.21 Home
27 2011.02.22 Paju Publication City, Asia Center → a restaurant in Apgujeong → Cheonggyecheon grandmother restaurant → Westerndom Food Street
28 2011.03.29 Home & Sulli's Birthday Lee Yong-dae
29 2011.04.19 Home → Baseball Stadium
30 2011.04.20 Home → S.M. Entertainment
31 2011.05.03 Home → Gangwon Cheorwon → JYP Entertainment
32 2011.05.31 Cabi water park CF filming 2PM
-- 2011.06.02 Jeju Island cabi CF filming Non "We Got Married" filming
33 2011.06.14 Apgujeong wedding photo shoot Amber
34 2011.06.21 Yeouido wedding 2PM, Amber
35 2011.07.05 Home → Apgujeong Rodeo Street → Dongdaemun
36 2011.07.26 Home → Tiger JK's Home Tiger JK, Yoon MiRae, Jordan
37 2011.08.01-2011.08.06 Maldives
38 2011.08.30 Apgujeong → 63 Building Amber, Luna, Sulli, Lee Yong-dae

Trivia[edit]

  • Nichkhun & Victoria both won 'Popularity Award' for MBC Entertainment Awards 2010.[8]
  • The couple performed a sexy dance stage for MBC Gayo Daejun 2010, which also broadcast live in China by HunanTV as one of the special segment.
  • At 64 episodes Khuntoria couple currently has the most episodes for a couple in the "We Got Married" show.
  • Khuntoria couple currently is the only couple that have cross-seasoned.
  • Fanclub: Khuntorians - (In one of Nichkhun's tweet refer fans of Khuntoria as Khuntorians.)
  • Slogans: "Khuntoria Fighting", "Khuntoria Forever", "Khuntoria 456".
    • Chinese fans' slogans: "Khuntoria V587[9]", "维尼夫妇 Khuntoria Forever".
    • Japanese fans' slogans: "Khuntoria Fighting DongDong"

Philanthropy[edit]

  • Khuntorian donate to UNICEF to commemorate the Khuntoria couple’s 300th day.[10]
  • Khuntorian donate to Children’s Corporation during couple's one-year anniversary.[11]
  • Khuntorian donate 10 million won to different charities around Asia in Khuntoria couple's name.[12]
  • Khuntorian in China on June 1, 2012 donate school supplies to a school in the mountains area of Guizhou to during Khuntoria's two-year anniversary. On June 3, 2012 as part of couple's two-year anniversary, Khuntorians in Chengdu, Sichuan went to a Dujiangyan nursing home for charity activities.[13]

Other News[edit]

On December 25, 2010 We Got Married aired an episode of "JoKhun" recording song. 2AM's Jo Kwon and 2PM's Nichkhun decided to nickname themselves as "JoKhun" and recorded song for their wives, Brown Eyed Girls‘ Ga-In and f(x)‘s Victoria.[14]

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