Hollywood couples' most romantic stories of how they met

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds
Elsa Pataky and Chris Hemsworth
Beyoncé and Jay-Z
Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor
Jillian Fink and Patrick Dempsey
David and Victoria Beckham
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher
Amal and George Clooney
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
Kate Moss and Jamie Hince
Luciana Barroso and Matt Damon
Meryl Streep and Don Gummer
Elton John and David Furnish
Britney Spears and Sam Asghari
Catherine Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas
Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied
Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin
Sofía Vergara and Joe Manganiello
Deborra-Lee Furness and Hugh Jackman
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds

Blake and Ryan had one of the funniest beginnings of any couple in Hollywood. The actors met first the shooting of 'Green Lantern' and saw each other again a year later, on a double date. Blake was with another man and Ryan with a woman. The connection was so great between them that their partners left them alone. "At that moment," the Canadian actor says, "I knew she would be the mother of my children."

Elsa Pataky and Chris Hemsworth

This is a story for a movie. Both actors were beginning to have success in Hollywood and needed to take speaking lessons at a London school. They happened to share the same teacher. She arranged a blind date for them. "I didn't want to go," Elsa Pataky says, "but as soon as I met Chris I fell in love with him."

Beyoncé and Jay-Z

Jay Z and Queen B met when she was a singer in Destiny's Child, only 19 years old. They met at several concerts, then they recorded 'Crazy in love' together, and since then they have been showbiz's hottest set. They have three children and one of the most powerful music industries in the world.

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Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor

This stunning couple is famous in Hollywood for their age difference. Their romance developed in a modern though quirky way. They met during a charity gala and began to leave messages to each other on Twitter.

Jillian Fink and Patrick Dempsey

Jillian was one of Patrick Dempsey's fans and worked in a hair salon as a stylist. One day the actor went to get his hair cut and she took care of him. That's when the love began.

David and Victoria Beckham

Ever since the footballer saw the Spice Girl in the video clip 'Say You'll Be There,' he was in love with her. The stars met for the first time at an airport where the Manchester United team was waiting on their flight. David approached Victoria to ask for her number and she wrote it down on a plane ticket. They still have that ticket. "It was love at first sight," Victoria confessed.

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher

Mila's first kiss was with Ashton on 'That 70s Show.' They met as teenagers, but it took ten more years for them to hit it off. Mila saw Ashton at an event and her hart started beating fast. The actor invited her to a party at his house to introduce him to a single friend, but that never happened. They fell in love with each other that night.

Amal and George Clooney

Hollywood's golden bachelor met his future wife without even leaving his home. The actor was enjoying some free time at his Italian mansion when a friend came to visit him. He brought another friend: human rights lawyer Amal Alam Uddin. George and Amal exchanged e-mails with the excuse of sending each other some photos, and eventually they met again in London. There the actor and the lawyer fell completely for each other.

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith

They met in 1990 when she auditioned to play his girlfriend in 'The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.' It was an important audition. She may not have gotten the part, but she met her future husband. Will Smith ended his current marriage and they started dating. Since then, they are one of the most stable couples in Hollywood. Will says he will never leave his "queen."

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt

Their divorce shocked the whole world, but their love story remains iconic in Hollywood. The actors met on the set of 'Mr and Mrs. Smith,' where they played an assassins' couple. Brad Pitt was married to Jennifer Aniston but divorced her to begin a relationship with Angelina. He also adopted Maddox, the actress's son, who would be the first of their six children.

Read more about Maddox, Pax, and the other Jolie-Pitt children.

Kate Moss and Jamie Hince

One day, Kate was browsing famous men on Google with a friend, and there she found Hince. She loved his eyes. A few days later, mutual friends set up a date for them and soon they were married. Is this a legend or reality? We'll probably never know, because the couple separated in 2016.

Luciana Barroso and Matt Damon

Matt Damon hid from a group of wild fans in a Miami bar. As he appeared nervous, the waitress asked him what was wrong. "When she spoke to me," he says," I was struck by lightning. It was love at first sight." Matt and Luciana, the Argentine waitress, kept talking all night and got married the following year.

Meryl Streep and Don Gummer

Meryl Streep was going through one of the worst moments of her life when she met Don. Her boyfriend had just died and she needed to leave the apartment she had shared with him. Her brother told her to move into the apartment of a friend of his, Don Gummer. Within six months they were married and expecting their first child. That's love at first sight.

Elton John and David Furnish

A friend of Elton John's was throwing a party at his house and invited David Furnish. David didn't want to go, but at the last minute he decided to drive to the party to "just hang out" a little anyway. That time became all night because he met his future husband: the singer Elton John.

Britney Spears and Sam Asghari

The singer and the model met during the recording of the video clip 'Slumber Party.' He was one of the dancers in that video. After one of the scenes, the pop queen and her dancer were left alone for a while. They were forced to talk and discovered that they both liked sushi! So that was their first date.

 

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Catherine Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas

These two famous actors were introduced to each other by Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas. When they were left alone for a bit, Michael said to Catherine: "You know what? I'm going to be the father of your children." To which the actress replied: "You know what? Good night." The next day Michael gave her a bouquet of flowers and they had their first date. They've been married for 18 years!

Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied

The film 'Black Swan' became a real gift for Natalie: it would get her an Oscar and she also met her husband during the shoot. Millepied was was the main choreographer of the project. They are now happily married and have two children.

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin

Now they may be "consciously uncoupled," but their origin story is still worth telling. What brought this couple together was nothing more than rumours! The tabloids began to say that they were dating, but in reality was they didn't even know each other. One day the actress went to a Coldplay concert. When Chris found out, he invited her to his dressing room so they could meet. The rest is history.

Sofía Vergara and Joe Manganiello

They met at a reception at the White House and Joe instantly liked the Colombian actress. She was with Nick Loeb, however. Joe's friend, the head of People magazine, wrote him an email as soon as he heard that Sofia had ended her relationship with Nick Loeb. Joe got Sofia's number and asked her for a date. She answered that she was in New Orleans. Joe said: why not? He took a plane to NOLA, where he had his first date with Sofia.

Deborra-Lee Furness and Hugh Jackman

When they met on the set of the Australian series 'Correlli,' Hugh Jackman was 20 years old and Deborra 33. He felt intimidated by the establish actress. After a while, she noticed that he was acting weird around her. She asked him what was going on, and he had no choice but to confess his crush on her. "Oh?" she replied, "I've got a crush on you too." And they became one of the most solid couples in the world star system.

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