10+ Celebrities Who Played Couples On Screen (And Then Got Together)

While on-screen romances aren't real, and the actors are just acting, these fake couples can sometimes lead to real-life romance.

As fans, we can't get enough of celeb couples that met while working together, and we love seeing that chemistry shines through both on and off the screen.

Here are 10+ of your favorite celebrities who played couples and then got together.

Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart

The relationship of Betty and Jughead might have been a little wild, but things seemed pretty chill for these two when they started dating in 2018.

However, the couple broke up in 2020 after dating for a while because not all romances are meant to last, whether on or off the screen!

Megan Fox and Shia LaBeouf

These two seem about as mismatched as their on-screen characters, but they really did date for a time.

Megan Fox confirmed while on Watch What Happens Live! that she did briefly date LaBeouf while they were filming the Transformers franchise together.

Kimberly J. Brown and Daniel Kountz

Millennials who grew up watching the Disney channel know Kimberly J. Brown for her iconic role as Marnie in Halloweentown.

But, not many people realized she started dating her on-screen love interest from Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge. They made the relationship Instagram official in 2018.

Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson

Twilight fans know that Bella and Edward got their happy ending, but things didn't work out as well for the actors.

While they started dating after filming the vampire romance, they didn't last, and their relationship even had a major cheating scandal.

Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder

These two met while working on another vampire romance, The Vampire Diaries.

They started dating in 2011, but they were broken up by 2012. But, they were both still working on the show at that time.

And, Somerhalder actually ended up married to Nikki Reed who played Rosalie in Twilight!

Jared Padalecki and Genevieve Padalecki

This couple met while working together on Supernatural while Genevieve played the demon, and Sam's love interest, Ruby.

They have been together for many years now and even have three children together. While things didn't work out for Sam and Ruby, they did for these stars!

Blake Lively and Penn Badgley

While Lively is now married to Ryan Reynolds, she used to date Penn Badgley after they played romantic partners Serena and Dan on Gossip Girl.

Their off-screen romance didn't last very long, but they still had to film all of the romantic drama with their two characters for many more seasons.

Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron

Disney Channel fans will also remember how big of a deal the relationship between Troy and Gabriella was on High School Musical.

So, many fans were really excited when actors Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron started dating. While they haven't been together for a long time, they were a big deal in the mid-2000s.

Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan

These two met while filming Step Up together back in 2006. They got married in 2009, and they had a daughter together four years after that.

Many fans were upset when they ended up separating back in 2018. Dewan filed for divorce, and it was finalized in 2019.

Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco

These two started dating while working on The Big Bang Theory but they, unfortunately, broke up while their characters were together which caused some awkward moments.

While Cuoco and Galecki didn't last, Penny and Leonard ended up getting married on the show.

Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes

These two gorgeous stars met while playing on-screen lovers in The Place Beyond the Pines. They started dating in 2011.

Now, the pair has two children together. Their first daughter was born in 2014, and their second daughter was born in 2019.

Rose Leslie and Kit Harington

While filming together on Game of Thrones, these two met and fell in love.

Ygritte and Jon Snow had a tragic ending, and we all wanted more for Ygritte. However, seeing these actors together makes things a little easier.

They are currently expecting their first child.

Taylor Lautner and Taylor Swift

One of the couples on the list that is the most surprising is Lautner and Swift. While they only dated for a few months, fans, of course, can never get enough of Taylor and her relationships.

They actually met while filming Valentine's Day in 2009.

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds

Not many fans realize that these two actually met while working together in the film Green Lantern.

However, while they met in 2010, they didn't get together right away. They went on their first date a year later when they were both single.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

When Brad and Angelina met while playing husband and wife on Mr. and Mrs. Smith, their relationship became a huge tabloid focus.

Brad Pitt was married to Jennifer Aniston at the time, and while all involved deny infidelity, everyone was obsessed with the drama.

David Lambert and Meg DeLacy

Luckily for David and Meg, their relationship has turned out much better than that of Brandon and Grace from The Fosters.

These two are still going strong and regularly feature each other on their respective IGs.

Brenda Song and Macaulay Culkin

Brenda and Mack first met on the set of Changeland. During a recent appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience, Mack eluded that he and Brenda were trying to get pregnant!

Also, how freaking cute are these pajamas?

Natalia Dyer and Charlie Heaton

I'm torn when it comes to Nancy and Jonathan's relationship on Stranger Things. On the one hand, I love them together but I can't help feeling sorry for Steve.

He really redeemed himself in season 2.

Charles Melton and Camila Mendes

Of course Reggie and Veronica would end up dating in real life! I loved watching their relationship play out over social; they were so cute together!

Sadly, the couple decided to call it quits a little over a year ago.

Claire Danes And Hugh Dancy

If you have an afternoon to kill, Evening is a fantastic ensemble piece and well worth the watch. Claire and Hugh met for the first time on set and their chemistry was off the charts.

They began dating almost immediately and were wed three years after.

Johnny Depp And Winona Ryder

I know this isn't a popular opinion, but I truly believe that the love story at the heart of Edward Scissorhands is one of the best I've ever seen play out on the big screen.

Sadly, Johnny and Winona's love wasn't meant to last.

Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield

Can we just all agree that Mary-Jane Watson gets a lot of undeserved glories? As far as I'm concerned, the only woman who really makes sense for Peter Parker is Gwen Stacey.

Emma and Andrew lasted for a few years after filming wrapped before ending things amicably.

Brad Pitt and Gwyneth Paltrow

Brad Pitt has a long history of getting friendly on set with his female costars. At one point in time, Brad and Gwyneth were actually engaged to be married.

The nuptials were suddenly called off at the last minute.

Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston

I was a big fan of The Breakup. It's an underrated rom-com that's packed with some genuine laughs and emotional moments.

Vince and Jen dated for about a year after the film's release but decided they worked much better as friends.

Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman

After their first encounter on the set of Days of Thunder, Nicole was instantly enamored of Tom. They dated for a short while and were eventually married.

Nearly a decade later, the pair divorced and went their separate ways.

Angelina Jolie And Billy Bob Thornton

The bad girl days of Angelina Jolie were one of the defining aspects of '90s pop culture. These two had one of the more tumultuous relationships of the decade.

They even used to wear vials of each other's blood around their necks.

Josh Hutcherson and Vanessa Hudgens

During a TV interview for their upcoming film Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, things got awkward very quickly.

Toward the end of the segment, a reporter asks Josh and Vanessa how long they've been dating for. After exchanging awkward glances, they resoundingly replied, "We aren't."

Leighton Meester and Sebastian Stan


I can't believe that I somehow managed to forget Sebastian Stan had a short cameo on Gossip Girl.

Leighton and Sebastian's relationship lasted roughly two years before they broke up. Some things just aren't meant to be.

Stephen Moyer And Anna Paquin

You couldn't fake the chemistry between Sookie Stackhouse and Bill Compton on the set of True Blood.

Stephen and Anna started dating immediately and are still married to this day. We'd also like to wish Stephen a happy belated birthday!

Daniel Craig And Rachel Weisz

Daniel and Rachel were in relationships with other people before they began filming Dream House together. By the time the film hit theaters, they were both engaged — to each other!

I guess when love hits, it hits hard.

Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling

I love Eva Mendes, so don't take this the wrong way, but my gosh, Ryan and Rachel made such a great couple.

Of all the fictional film romances to cross over into the real world, I was cheering for theirs the hardest.