If there’s anything more complicated than finding lost socks, it’s finding true love. The job is even more tedious when you’re a famous person living in the public eye. But there are some Hollywood stars whose love stories are fascinating and uplifting. Many famous people have met their soul mates on the sets of their movies. This is because Hollywood is a confusing place where relationships are very fragile.
We don’t know if these stars fell in love at first sight or if they finally fell in love while working together. We only know that some of the best pairs got together and met on movie sets.
Look at this list of Hollywood lovers whose on-screen relationships were real. It’s too cute for words.
1. Freddie Prinze Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar
What they starred in together: The live-action Scooby-Doo movies
When they met: They met while working on the 1997 movie I Know What You Did Last Summer. But they started going out in the year 2000. They got married in 2002, and now they have two kids.
2. Adam Brody and Leighton Meester
What they starred in together: The Oranges
When they started dating, they met on the set of The Oranges in 2010 and got married in 2014. They have two children together. Adam’s most recent role was as the ex-husband of Leighton’s character on her TV show Single Parents.
3. Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem
What they starred in together: Vicky Cristina Barcelona
When they started dating: Cruz and Bardem first met in 1992 but didn’t start dating until 2007. Then, in 2010, they got married, and now they have two children.
4. Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes
What they starred in together: The Place Beyond the Pines
When they started dating, Ryan and Eva had known each other long before making The Place Beyond the Pines. They created a quiet relationship soon after working on the movie together. They have two kids together. Their names are Esmeralda and Amada. Eva surely found her prince charming!
5. Ben Falcone and Melissa McCarthy
What they starred in together: Bridesmaids
When they met: They met for the first time in 1998 at a comedy school in Los Angeles called Groundlings. After meeting for a few years, they got married in 2005. As of now, they are married and have two children and a production business. Ben has also been in a few other projects that Melissa has worked on.
6. Tuc Watkins and Andrew Rannells
What they starred in together: The Boys in the Band
When they met, Andrew and Tuc were cast as boyfriends in a play called “The Boys in the Band.” This was the first time they saw each other. During press for the play, they fell in love with each other. Later, they also worked together on Showtime’s Black Monday and Netflix’s version of The Boys in the Band, where they played the same characters.
7. Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz
What movie they were both in: Dream House
Daniel and Rachel met in college but didn’t start dating until 2010 after they worked on the movie Dream House together. In 2011, they got married and now have a child together. Both of them even have kids from other relationships.
8. Kimberly J. Brown and Daniel K. Kountz
What they starred in together: Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge
When they met, they had kept in touch a bit after shooting Halloweentown II, and in 2016 Daniel was in a short film for Kimberly’s YouTube channel about where his Halloweentown character would be now. After seeing the movie, they finally started dating right away.
9. Jamie Bell and Kate Mara
What they starred in together: Fantastic Four
When they started seeing each other: Jamie and Kate said they were dating in 2015. Two years later, they got married, and in 2019, they became proud parents of a baby girl.
10. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith
What movies they both starred in: Ali
When they met, Smith and Jada were both working on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, which is where Smith met Jada for the first time. Jada tried out for the part of Will’s girlfriend, but she wasn’t chosen. Soon after that, they started dating, and in 1997, they got married. Jaden and Willow are their two children. In 2020, they also said they had a short breakup in 2016, but they got back together and are still together.
11. Paul Dano and Zoe Kazan
What they starred in together: Ruby Sparks
When they met: Paul and Zoe began dating while working on a show. Later, they worked together to write the script for the movie Ruby Sparks. They have been together ever since and now have a daughter named Alma Bay.
12. Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne
What they starred in together: Adult Beginners
When they met, a common friend put Rose and Bobby together at a party. In 2012, when Rose was still on the show Damages, they started going out together. Rocco and Rafa are their two children.
13. Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander
What they starred in together: The Light Between Oceans
When they met, it was because they were in the same place at the same time. When Micahel and Alicia met on The Light Between Oceans set, they were in the same position. They fell in love right away. In 2017, they surprised fans and got married.
14. Lucy Boynton and Rami Malek
What movies they both starred in: Bohemian Rhapsody
When they gathered: One of the most recent love stories from the movies that happened in real life. In 2018, a source finally said that Rami Malek and Lucy Boynton fell in love while shooting Bohemian Rhapsody and have been happy together ever since.
15. Danny DeVito and Rhea Pearlman
What movies they both starred in: Matilda
When they met: Danny and Rhea met for the first time when Danny was in a play called “The Shrinking Bride.” When they met for the first time, they hit it off right away. After a few weeks of dating, they moved in together. They got married in 1982 and split up in 2017. However, Rhea has said that they are still formally married and that she will not divorce Danny. The two say they are even closer now than before they broke up.
16. Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively
What movies they both starred in: Green Lantern
When they met, Ryan was making his terrible movie Green Lantern with Blake Lively. Soon after, they started going out together, and in 2012, they got married. They have three children together and the funniest relationship ever. We can say they have a picture-perfect family!
17. Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell
What movies they both starred in: Overboard
When they met: They met on the set of The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band in 1966, but they only started dating once they worked together again on the set of Swing Shift. Wyatt Russell is their only child together, but they each have other children from past marriages.
18. Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson
The movie they were both in: Volunteers
Tome and Rita met on the set of Bosom Buddies in the early 1980s. They saw each other again years later on the set of Volunteers and soon after started dating. After meeting for years, they married in 1988 and now have two children. Tom has two children from a past relationship. In Tome’s words, “I am so happy with Rita and all my children. It is my own personal heaven!”.
19. Wayne Allwine and Russi Taylor
What movies they both starred in: They were the people who gave Mickey and Minnie Mouse their voices.
When they met, it was like they were meant to be together. Wayne met Russi when she was cast as Minnie’s voice actor, and they immediately hit it off. Both of them were married to other people when they became interested in each other. A year later, they worked together on a project again, and since they were both single then, they finally went out on a date. In 1991, they got married.