MOSCOW, January 2 (Sputnik) – Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of the North Korean leader, has reportedly married a son of a senior official, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reports, citing anonymous sources.
Another source identified Kim Yo Jong’s husband as Choe Song, the second son of Choe Ryong Hae, who is believed to be the second most powerful official in the country.
Choe Ryong Hae is reportedly vice chairman of the National Defense Commission and the Central Military Commission. He is also director of the General Political Bureau of Korean People's Army, as well as the secretary for organization of the Workers’ Party of Korea, according to the Diplomat.
In 2013, Kim Yo Jong, believed to be 27 years old, joined the National Defense Commission. Last year, she received a senior party title, identifying her only as vice department director in the central committee of the ruling Workers’ Party, according to the Telegraph. Although, her exact title and responsibilities remain unknown, many speculate that she is wielding increasing power in the country, according to the Time.