Celebrities Who Fell Head Over Heels In Love With Their Co-Stars While Shooting
It’s common for people to meet their significant other at work, and actors are no exception to this rule. Many celebrities have met and even married their co-stars. The following actors found love on set. Do you know which ones are still together and which couples went their separate ways?
13. Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams
Fans of Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams still hold out hope that the two will reunite some day, despite both being involved with other partners. They met on the movie The Notebook and then dated from 2005 to 2007. Although they briefly got back together in 2008, the breakup stuck.
12. Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis
Ashton Kutcher and Milka Kunis met when they starred on That ’70s Show, but the show had long been off the air before they got together in real life. They started dating in April 2012, after Kutcher broke up with former wife Demi Moore. The two had their daughter and then married in 2015. They have since had a son.
11. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were officially still with other people (Jennifer Anniston and Billy Bob Thornton, respectively) when the met on the set of Mr. and Mrs. Smith in 2005. Although rumors ran rampant that Pitt and Jolie hooked up on set, the pair denied it. The two married and had three biological children together in addition to their three adopted children. Although they finally married in 2014, they split less than two years later.
10. Taylor Lautner and Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift has had many loves, but she only dated a guy with the same name as her once. Taylor Lautner, best known for playing a werewolf in The Twilight Saga, met Swift on the set of Valentine’s Day (2010). They won an award for Best Kiss at the MTV Movie Awards back in 2010. However, the relationship didn’t last. The pair broke up and then Swift did what she does best: turn heartbreak into a hit song. “Back to December” is reportedly about Lautner.
9. David Arquette and Courteney Cox
Courteney Cox met David Arquette when both were on the set of the 1996 movie Scream. The two played boyfriend and girlfriend and eventually fell in love in real life. They married in 1999 and had a daughter. The couple is now divorced, but remain friends and run a production company. Arquette remarried and had two more children.
8. Javier Bardem and Penélope Cruz
Javier Bardem and Penélope Cruz fell in love while working on Woody Allen’s movie Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008). This was not their first meeting, however, as both had starred in 1992’s movie Jamón, Jamón. The second time was the charm for the couple and they married in 2010. They now have two children, Luna and Leo. They are the only Spanish actors to win Academy Awards for Best Actor and Actress.
7. Kit Harington and Rose Leslie
Kit Harrington met the woman who told his on-screen alter ego “you know nothing Jon Snow!” while filming Game of Thrones. Rose Leslie won his heart and the pair stayed together even after Ygritte left the show. Their on-again, off-again romance started in 2013 and many assumed they had broken up when they announced their engagement in September of 2017. They married and are currently still together, despite Harrington’s frequent “issues.”
6. Hugh Dancy and Claire Danes
Hugh Dancy and Claire Danes met while they worked together on the movie Evening in 2007. The two have kept their relationship private, announcing an engagement in February of 2009 but then marrying in secret later that same year. They have a son named Cyrus.
5. Rupert Friend and Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley and Rupert Friend met while filming Pride and Prejudice in 2005. Friend portrayed the standoffish Mr. Darcy, who unwillingly fell in love with Elizabeth Bennet in the famous Jane Austen novel. The actors also fell in love on set and the romance lasted five years.
4. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner
Ben Affleck has a well-deserved reputation as a ladies men, but his ex-wife Jennifer Garner also had quite a sordid relationship history. She had left her first husband for actor Michael Vartan, whom she met while filming Alias. However, Garner met Affleck one the set of Pearl Harbor and the two were instantly smitten. They married and had three children together. They separated in 2015. Their divorce was finalized in 2018.
3. Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev
Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev were co-stars on the hit TV show Vampire Diaries. When word got out about their burgeoning relationship, fans were beside themselves with excitement. Although the two dated for three years, the couple called it quits in 2013.
2. Stuart Townsend and Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron met Irish actor Stuart Townsend when they starred in the forgettable movie Trapped in 2002. They then embarked on a long eight-year relationship that many expected to end in a marriage. Both said they already felt married and didn’t need a ceremony. They broke up in 2010.
1. Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone
Emma Stone was a Hollywood It Girl when she signed on to play the love interest to Andrew Garfield’s Peter Parker. The Amazing Spider Man was released in 2010 and the two were together for five to six years, with occasional rumors that the romance had been rekindled. The two have even gone on dinner dates in 2018, but are mum on the nature of their relationship, as is their right.