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10+ Actors Who Ended Up Marrying Their On-Screen Partner in Real Life

Love can be found anywhere, including at the workplace, and Hollywood stars sure know all about it. A few of the most famous couples ever, like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, met on a movie set. And although not all the love stories turned into a happily-ever-after, it’s still proof that Cupid can strike when you least expect it.

Green Lantern — Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds

Although Ryan Reynolds really hated Green Lantern, he couldn’t completely despise the movie since he met the love of his life while filming it. Blake Lively and Reynolds played love interests in the superhero flick, and a year after it was released, the 2 secretly got married. They now share 3 daughters and have another baby on the way.

Days of Thunder — Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman

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After meeting in 1989 while filming together, they started an 11-year marriage together and adopted 2 children. However, they divorced in 2001, and Nicole Kidman is now happily married to Keith Urban.

Vicky Cristina Barcelona — Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem

This dream couple first set eyes on each other in 1992 while filming together. It took many years before they took things to the next level when they met on the set of the 2008 film, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, and started their romance. They got married in 2010 and have 2 children together now.

Daredevil — Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck

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When this couple fell in love while filming together in 2002, Jennifer Garner was married to Scott Foley, and Ben Affleck was dating Jennifer Lopez. However, they soon started a relationship together and ended up marrying. They were married for 10 years and had 3 children together before separating in 2017.

Cleopatra — Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton

While filming in Italy in 1962, the iconic Hollywood star fell for the Welsh actor, Richard Burton. Although they were both married, their love for each other was strong and they soon married in 1964. They split after 11 years and divorced for good after 12 years when they remarried for less than a year.

Dream House — Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz

Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig knew each other for a while before they starred together in the movie Dream House in 2010, but the sparks flew on set. They got married about a year later in a private ceremony. They have one daughter together.

The Place Beyond the Pines — Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling

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Rumors that this beautiful couple was an item started in 2011 when they starred in the movie together. They have been very private about their relationship, but we do know that they’ve been together for 9 years and have 2 children together today.

I Know What You Did Last Summer — Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr.

The couple originally met on the set of the horror movie I Know What You Did Last Summer, and had to spend a lot of time together off set, as Sarah Michelle Gellar didn’t have a driver’s license, so Freddie Prinze Jr. helped her out by giving her rides to and from the filming site. They became friends, but then started dating when they filmed their next project together — Scooby-Doo, which came out in 2002. The couple tied the knot that same year.

Step Up — Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan

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This on-screen couple tied the knot in real life after finishing filming. They were married for almost 9 years and had a child together in 2013. Unfortunately, they called it quits in 2018 and split up.

Evening — Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy

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This couple first met in 2007 on the set of the film they were both starring in and announced their marriage in 2009. They now have 2 children together and are still happily married.

The Light Between Oceans — Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander

These 2 found love while filming together in Australia and New Zealand in 2014, and they married soon after in 2017. They’re still happily married to this day.

Mr. & Mrs. Smith — Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

This is the movie that famously ended Brad Pitt’s 5-year marriage with Jennifer Aniston. Later, Pitt and Angelina Jolie split in 2016 after a 12-year relationship and 2 years of marriage. They also had 6 children together — 3 of them were adopted.

The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band — Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell

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Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell’s perfect pairing can be considered one of Hollywood’s longest-standing couples. Their friendship blossomed in 1966 while starring in The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band, and years later, they rekindled it into a decades-long relationship. They have already celebrated 39 years of being together.

Where did you meet your soulmate? Did you know how these celebrities met their partners?

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