The Love Story Of Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively Just Got An Exciting New Chapter

Chukwudi Onyewuchi
Sweet couple Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively
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Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively are one of the most inspiring couples in the movie industry. Many years down the road, the pair are still stronger than ever. Recently, their love story got an exciting new chapter as they welcomed a new addition to the family. Here is a look at the couple's relationship timeline.

When Did Ryan And Blake Meet?

Ryan Reynold and Blake Lively
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Ryan and Blake's love story dates back over a decade ago. The pair first crossed paths in July 2010 on the set of Green Lantern. At the time, the actor was married to his ex-wife Scarlett Johansson while Blake was dating Penn Badgley.

Ryan And Blake Ended Things With Their Partners 

Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson
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Despite being in different relationships, the movie stars couldn't deny the connection they felt with each passing day. Finally, in September 2010, Blake's relationship ended, while Ryan, after two years of marriage, ended things with his wife three months later.

Ryan And Blake Start Dating 

Actors Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively
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In the following months, the Green Lantern co-stars continued to keep in touch, even going on a double date sometime in 2011, where both Blake and Ryan showed up with their own dates. However, it wasn't until after Ryan and Blake found themselves on the same train going to Boston in 2011 that the pair's relationship blossomed.

Inside Ryan And Blake's Secret Wedding 

Cute lovebirds Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively
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In the space of one year, Ryan and Blake sparked a lot of dating rumors. Finally, in September 2012, the lovebirds walked down the aisle in a secret ceremony at Boone Hall Plantation in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, where The Notebook was filmed. 

The Couple Welcomes Their First Child

Two years later, in October 2014, the actress announced that she and the actor were expecting their first child together. She made the announcement on her lifestyle website, Preserve. Then in December of the same year, the couple welcomed their daughter, James.

The Couple's Second Child Joins The Family 

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively with two of their kids
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For the next couple of months, the Hollywood icons enjoyed being a family of three until September 2016, when they welcomed their second child and daughter, Inez, in a New York hospital. More than anything, Ryan loved being a father to two beautiful girls and spoke about it often during interviews.

Ryan And Blake Are Parents For The Third Time 

In May 2019, Ryan and Blake made the headlines again when news revealed they were expecting their third child. Five months later, the couple's third daughter joined the family. The family's friend, Taylor Swift, disclosed the child's name to be Betty in a song.

Blake And Ryan's Newest Addition

In January 2023, Lively posted a split picture on her Instagram to show off her baby bump. In the left pane of the image, she is with her trainer and not pregnant, but in the right one, she clearly has one in the oven.

On February 12, Page Six confirmed that the baby has been born, but the couple didn't officially release any details about the newborn.

Ryan And Blake Share The News Their Way

Then, in February 2023, Ryan and Blake seemingly let the world know that their fourth child has been born when the actress posted a picture taken presumably at home during Super Bowl Sunday. The snapshot showed Blake without a baby bump posing with her husband and mother-in-law. Fans noticed this subtle hint and flooded the comments section with congratulatory messages.