12 Celebrity Couples We Didn’t Realize Were Together

As a rule, celebrities have to live under the watchful eye of the paparazzi. But still, they somehow manage to hide details about their personal lives, leaving us guessing to whom their hearts belong. And when we finally find out the truth, our surprise may know no bounds.

At Bright Side, we decided to study celebrities’ social media pages and celebrity news outlets to make a list of couples we never knew were even together.

Carey Mulligan and Marcus Mumford


Carey Mulligan’s love story is good enough to be the plot of a romantic novel. In childhood, Carey and her future husband, Marcus, used to be pen-pals. They didn’t fall in love with each other until they grew up. Plus, Carey shared that they still write love letters to each other.

Adrien Brody and Georgina Chapman

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There is very little known about the actor’s personal life. In the early-mid 2000s, he went through a breakup, but it seems that he is in a happy relationship now. At the Met Gala in 2022, he appeared holding hands with Georgina Chapman.

Rita Ora and Taika Waititi

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The pop singer and film director were hiding their relationship for a long time — when attending events together, they managed to keep their romance out of the spotlight. But on Valentine’s Day this year, Rita shared an Instagram post revealing that they had met 4 years earlier but became a couple a bit later.

Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian

The masculine drummer for the rock band, Blink-182, and the famous socialite seem to come from different worlds. But it’s probably true that opposites attract: Travis and Kourtney used to be friends for many years, but eventually their friendship grew into a serious relationship.

Millie Bobby Brown and Jake Bongiovi

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The Stranger Things star and her new boyfriend had their first official outing as a couple at the premiere of season 4 of the show. Her boyfriend, Jake, is Jon Bon Jovi’s son.

Lindsay Lohan and Bader Shammas

Lindsay Lohan’s romantic life is full of breakups and even broken engagements. She used to date DJs and actors, but it seems that she’s finally settled down. Her now-husband is a financier. He is not a celebrity, actor, or musician, but Lindsay is happy, and she wrote about it on social media many times.

Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons

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Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons played a married couple on-screen a few times. They even met during the filming of the series, Fargo, where they played spouses. The actors already called each other husband and wife for a long time, but recently, Kirsten’s representative confirmed that the couple got married after 6 years together.

Avril Lavigne and Mod Sun

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The singer went through a few divorces: she was married to Sum 41’s lead vocalist and the frontman of the band Nickelback, but happily ever after didn’t work out for them. Recently, Avril announced her engagement to rapper Mod Sun (his real name is Derek Ryan Smith). And it seems that she’s finally found her happiness.

Demi Moore and Daniel Humm

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Previously, Demi Moore married only her colleagues. For example, she was married to actors Bruce Willis and Ashton Kutcher. But Daniel, her now-boyfriend, is far from the movie world: he’s a chef and owner of a restaurant with 3 Michelin stars.

Renée Zellweger and Ant Anstead

Renée Zellweger has been through a few failed relationships, including an engagement with Jim Carrey and some time with Bradley Cooper. The popular TV presenter, Ant Anstead, has a son and daughter with his first wife, Louise, who he divorced in 2017. Renée and Ant first met while filming one of his shows.

Tom Hiddleston and Zawe Ashton

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There is very little known about the actor’s romantic life, and even less about Zawe Ashton’s. Still, these 2 secretive people met, and it seems they are very happy together. Currently, the couple is expecting their first child.

Elizabeth Olsen and Robbie Arnett

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Elizabeth Olsen is a famous actress who stars in movies and series, but her personal life has always been out of the spotlight. This is why it’s so surprising to find out that she’s happily married to musician Robbie Arnett: they met in 2016 and tied the knot a few years later.

Which of the couples surprised you the most? Tell us in the comments below.

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Elizabeth Olsen and Robbie Arnett look like the people that hunt poor people on their estate for sport.


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