10+ Celebrity Couples Who Have The Best 'How We Met' Stories

We love a good "how they met" story!

Whether it's scrolling through an app, bumping into each other in the grocery store, or even reconnecting later in life, there are endless ways to meet-cute someone.

But some celebs have better stories than others. Get ready to swoon as you learn about 10+ of them.

1. Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake

After these two met briefly at the Golden Globes in 2007, Justin got her number from a mutual friend.

He then proceeded to court her by asking if it was okay that he was calling her. From there, he was pretty persistent in getting her to agree to a date. Thank goodness he was!

2. Carey Mulligan and Marcus Mumford

This how-they-met story fits right into the pages of a Jane Austen novel!

The actress and Mumford and Sons musician were childhood pen pals! This was put together through their respective churches. Once they were older, they reconnected.

3. Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth

Jim came off as a knight in shining armor by saving Reese from a drunk guy the first night they met.

"He was like, [slurring, scowling, pointing finger in her face] 'You don't know me.' And I was like, 'Yeah, I know. I don't know you!'" Reese told Elle.

That's when the talent agent swung into action.

Jim came over and said, "'Please excuse my friend. He's just broken up with someone." He then got his drunk friend out of there.

"That's just kind of who he is, a really good person."

4. Kate Winslet and Ned Rocknroll

Not many can say that they met their husband in a house fire. But Kate sure can!

This happened in 2011 when the house she was staying at with her two children caught on fire. Ned Rocknroll had been staying at an adjacent residence.

5. Mandy Moore and Taylor Goldsmith

Instagram isn't just for influencers and photos of adorable dogs. It's also a place to meet your husband!

When Mandy fangirled by posting a picture of Goldsmith's band on Instagram, he messaged her. Eventually, the two began dating.

6. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

Yet another blind date gone right!

In July 2016, a mutual friend set them up. Prince Harry was absolutely smitten with the Suits alum from the start, as he later said he knew that she was the one from that first date.

7. Matt Damon and Luciana Barroso

In case you didn't know, the actor married a normal person, Luciana Barroso, whom he met at a bar.

She was actually the one working behind it in Miami in 2003. They've been together ever since and have four daughters together.

8. Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher

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These two were set up on a blind date!

Since Carrie was nervous, she suggested that they meet backstage at one of her concerts.

"Hot, hot, hot," is what Carrie texted their mutual friend after meeting Fisher.

9. Nick and Vanessa Lachey

After seeing their chemistry on Love is Blind, you may have wondered how these two met.

Turns out, it was actually when Vanessa starred in Nick's music video for the song he wrote about his ex-wife, Jessica Simpson.

10. Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne

These two go way back!

The pair met in 1970 when Ozzy was working for her father (he was the manager of Black Sabbath).

When Ozzy got fired, Sharon took on the role of his manager. Soon, pleasure mixed with business and the rest, as we know it, is history.

11. Sarah Hyland and Wells Adams

The Modern Family star sure dated in the modern age by meeting her fiancé, Wells Adams, through Twitter.

The adorable pair first began talking after Hyland made it clear that she was a fan of Wells on The Bachelorette.

12. Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher

Fans have been rooting for a Mila-Ashton relationship ever since they starred in That '70s Show together.

After several failed relationships, they finally explored the romance in their longtime friendship. Today, they are married and have two kids!

13. David and Victoria Beckham

It was love at first sight for this longtime couple. Well, kinda.

David first saw Victoria in a Spice Girls music video before they officially met. "I turned around to Gary and said, 'That one there, that's the girl I'm going to marry.'"

It was also love at first sight for Victoria who picked him out of a soccer sticker book.

They met in person at a charity soccer game a few months later.

Since David is so sentimental, he even kept the Manchester plane ticket where Victoria wrote her number.

14. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith

Will first met Jada when she auditioned for The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

While she didn't get the role, (it went to Nia Long), she did get to start a friendship with Will, which eventually turned into marriage.

15. Chrissy Teigen and John Legend

Yet another music video love story!

In 2006, Teigen was hired as the love interest in Legend's music video for "Stereo."

They ended up talking the entire shoot and even went out for In-N-Out afterward. Ah, love!

16. Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds


This adorable pair may have met on Green Lantern, but it wasn't until they set each other up on a blind date that the sparks flew.

"That was the most awkward date because we were just like fireworks coming across," Ryan told Entertainment Weekly's SiriusXM show.

17. Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez

Get this: She met her fiancé, A-Rod, while she was with her ex-husband!

There's even photo-proof of this!

The picture was captured in 2005 when Jennifer and Marc Anthony were at a New York Yankees game.

18. John Krasinski and Emily Blunt

John and Emily were introduced by a mutual friend in a restaurant. John was incredibly nervous, as he was a huge fan of Emily's work at the time.

According to John, he's seen The Devil Wears Prada over 70 times.

19. Julia Roberts and Danny Moder

Julia and Danny first met when Julia was filming The Mexican opposite Brad Pitt.

Danny was working as a cameraman and after a few playful exchanges on set, they decided to go out on a date with one another.

20. Kym Johnson and Robert Herjavec

Robert Herjavec is a tech titan best known for his time spent on Dragon's Den as well as Shark Tank.

He and Kym met while Robert was a contestant on Dancing with the Stars season 20.

21. Jimmy Fallon and Nancy Juvonen

Jimmy first met his wife, Nancy, on the set of SNL; her production partner, Drew Barrymore, was hosting that night.

They met again years later on the set of Fever Pitch and are now married with two beautiful daughters.

22. Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner

Joe and Sophie were destined to come together. After multiple failed set-up attempts by mutual friends, Joe decided to take matters into his own hands.

He slid into Sophie's DMs and asked her on a date.

23. Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani

After meeting on The Voice, Blake and Gwen performed a duet of Drake's "Hotline Bling" that had many fans wondering if they were closer than work-friends.

A few months later, they were spotted at a Halloween party engaging in some serious PDA.

24. Stephen Moyer and Anna Paquin

The story of how Anna and Stephen came to be really sucks.

The couple met while doing screen tests for the HBO vampire series, True Blood. According to Stephen, he fell in love with Anna within the first three days.

25. Lisa Vanderpump and Ken Todd

The club that Lisa's brother was working at was down a manager and Lisa was asked to lend a hand.

That's how she met Ken, who was sixteen years her senior, and six weeks later they were married.

26. Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy

This may sound slightly scandalous but William H. Macy was actually an instructor at Felicity Huffman's drama school.

It took some coaxing, but eventually, William caved and went out on a date with Felicity.

27. Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes

Ryan and Eva first met back in 2011 on the set of The Place Beyond the Pines.

The couple has maintained an incredibly private life away from the media, but from all accounts appear to be madly in love.

28. Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas

Michael is lucky that Catherine gave him the time of day. They met in a bar and Michael boldly told her that he would one day be the father of her children.

Catherine didn't take kindly to his presumption and left. The next day he sent her flowers and an apology letter. Clearly, it worked.

29. Martin Short and Nancy Dolman

Martin and his loving wife, Nancy, first met during a production of Godspell in 1972. They were partners, lovers, and best friends for more than 30 wonderful years.

Tragically, Nancy lost her life to breast cancer in 2010.

30. Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn

Kurt first met Goldie when he was only 16 years old on the set of a Disney movie. They reunited years later while filming Swing Shift and began dating shortly thereafter.

Apparently, what won Goldie over was an incredibly cheesy pick-up line.

31. Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard

When Kristen first met Dax, she felt absolutely no sparks whatsoever. The only thing that stood out in her mind was how much he seemed to enjoy the sound of his own voice.

It goes to show that sometimes first impressions can be deceiving.

32. Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen

Gisele's friends were determined to find her a boyfriend (as if she needed help) and they began setting her up on blind dates.

Tom was her third suitor and from the moment she looked into his eyes, she knew that he was a keeper.

33. Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden

Cameron had been friends with Nicole Richie and Joel Madden for years. She was hosting a dinner party and out of the blue, Joel asked if he could invite his twin brother, Benji.

It's lucky for Cameron that she agreed.

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