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For A Great Deal Of Famous People

This incidentally turns out to find love on set.

The on-set sentiment period didn’t stop with Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt becoming hopelessly enamored while shooting Mr. and Mrs. Smith. It forged ahead is as yet solid as ever nowadays. The following is a not insignificant rundown of big names that fell head over heels on set.

Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum

While filming Step Up in 2006, the couple fell in love and married in 2009.

Blake Lively and Penn Badgley

The couple fell in love in 2007 while filming Gossip Girl. Even though the couple broke up in 2010, we still count it.

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds

Not long after Lively broke up with Badgley, she started dating Reynolds in 2011. The couple met while filming Green Lantern in 2010 and married in 2012.

Rachel Bilson and Adam Brody

Serialized teen dramas seem to be a great place to meet potential partners. These two met in 2003 through their time in The O.C. Even though the relationship lasted three years, their characters found love in the end.

Adam Brody and Leighton Meester

Following the trend on this list, at least one of the previous couples managed to find love yet again on set. Brody met Meester on the set of The Oranges in 2011 and got married in 2014.

Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen

Though in this case, both teen drama actors managed to find love. Not long after her time in The O.C., Bilson met Christensen on the action movie set Jumper and they continued dating off and on for several years from that point.

Brad Pitt and Gwyneth Paltrow

Before meeting the love of his life, Pitt was dating Paltrow for a few years before the couple got engaged. The two broke up in 1997.

Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton

The two met up in 1999’s Pushing Tin but didn’t start dating until 2000. They married after a few months, but divorced in 2003.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

Of course with an extensive list as this, it makes sense to put this couple here. Though at the time of them getting married, both of them were still married. Pitt was married to Jennifer Aniston at the time and finalized the divorce in 2005. Jolie filed for divorce much later in 2016 with her partner, two years after the two officially married in 2014.

Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn

Shortly after the divorce with Pitt, Jennifer started to date Vince Vaughn in 2005 after meeting on the set of The Break-Up.

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux

Jennifer didn’t find love with Vaughn and the same case can be said for Theroux. Even so, the couple met when filming Wonderlust in 2011. They married in 2015 and have since split up.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez

The original Bennifer met while filming the box-office bomb Gigli in 2002. They called the engagement off in 2004 though they are still very much back together now.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner

Bennifer 2.0, the two met while filming 2003’s Daredevil, but didn’t date until 2004 once the original Bennifer was over. The couple divorced in 2015 after being married for 10 years and having three kids together.

Milo Ventimiglia and Alexis Bledel

The two met up in filming Gilmore Girls and began dating in 2002. They ultimately broke up though in 2006.

Milo Ventimiglia and Harden Panettiere

The two met on the set of Heroes and the couple became public in 2007, only to break up in 2009.

Alexis Bledel and Vincent Kartheiser

Meeting up in 2012, she was a guest star on Mad Men, where she played as Beth Dawes, a woman who had an affair with Vincent’s character Pete Campbell. The relationship didn’t work on the film, but the two in real life worked out fine. They married in 2014 and had a son the following year.

Stephen Moyer and Anna Paquin

The two lovebirds met up on everyone’s favorite vampire sex show, True Blood. The two ended up getting married in 2010.

Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied

While not necessarily actors, Millepied worked closely with Portman seeing as he was the choreographer on Black Swan and she was a ballerina. The two had a son in 2011 and married in 2012.

Bradley Cooper and Zoe Saldana

Met on the set in 2011 filming The Words and went public in 2012. They split later that year.

Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy

Met on the set of Evening in 2006 and got married in 2009.

Dominic Monaghan and Evangeline Lilly

They met on the series of Lost and dated between 2004 to 2009.

Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield

The two fell in love with the set of The Amazing Spider-Man. The two broke up in 2015 after four years of dating on and off.

Freddie Prinze Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar

The two were teen icons who hit it off on the 1997 set of I Know What You Did Last Summer and got married in 2002. They have two kids.

Freida Pinto and Dev Patel

The two hit it off on the set of Slumdog Millionaire in 2007, but didn’t start dating until 2009. They ended the relationship in late 2014.

Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas

The two started dating shortly after meeting on the set of Once Upon a Time and got married in 2014.

Trai Byers and Grace Gealey

The two met on the Empire filming set. They married in 2016 after dating for a year.

Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani

After going through their own respective divorces, the two of them got together on the set of The Voice in 2015. The two even duetted on Shelton’s 2016 album If I’m Honest.

Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez

The two met in 2010 dubious-looking shark movie Dark Tide and got married in 2013. They split in 2015.

Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling

The magic of The Notebook came to life when the two began dating in 2005. They broke up in 2008, however they still hold the top spot for best kiss in the film.

Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes

Not long after, Gosling met Mendes on the set of The Place Beyond the Pines in 2011. They have two daughters together.

Rachel McAdams and Michael Sheen

Around that same time as Gosling found love, McAdams began dating Sheen after being on set with him in Midnight in Paris in 2011.

The two dated for a while before breaking up in 2013.

Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz

The two co-starred in 1992’s Jamon Jamon; they didn’t fall for one another until 2007 on another set – Vicky Cristina Barcelona. They got married in 2010 and have two kids.

Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult

The two met while filming X-Men: First Class in 2010. They split in 2014 before getting back together in 2016’s X-Men: Apocalypse.

That didn’t last long either, unfortunately.

Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder

The two got together after filming 1990’s Edward Scissorhands which also started the working relationship with Tim Burton. They broke up in 1992, but no one will ever forget the infamous tattoo that Depp has.

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos

Before being a talk-show hostess, there was a long-running soap opera that Ripa starred in back in 1996. Through that, she met Consuelos and the rest is history.

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