15 Celebrity Bromances That Can Restore Your Faith in Guy Love
A study has found that men get bigger emotional satisfaction in ’’bromances’’ than in romantic relationships. And when we look at Hollywood, we might be astonished to discover some of its male buddy pairings. After all, no one can define the factors that allow 2 people to create a strong connection. And that’s what makes a friendship all the more magical and treasurable when it happens.
Bright Side is fascinated by famous buddies whose relationships consist of brotherly love and hilarious mischief. Here are 15 duos whose strong bonds will make you smile.
1. Jason Momoa and Channing Tatum
It seems that this friendship isn’t a new one. It was reported that “Channing and Jason have known each other through mutual friends for years. They run in similar circles and are both friends with a lot of stunt guys in the industry.”
2. Lenny Kravitz and Jason Momoa
The rocker and actor who have both been in a relationship with Lisa Bonet call each other “brothers for life.” And it seems that all 3 of them are on really good terms, as Kravitz revealed, ’’People can’t believe how tight Jason and I are, or how tight I still am with Zoë’s mom, how we all relate."
3. Chris Hemsworth and Chris Evans
The actors who are both Marvel superheroes have a ’’real brotherly bond," as Hemsworth revealed. Evans even went on expressing his wish for them to team up in a movie, saying, ’’I would love to do one of those ’80s buddy comedies, where we could shed the characters we are known for.’’
4. Mark Ruffalo and Taika Waititi
This duo never shies away from showing their hilarious and dorky side on social media. They share a true bromance and often express it, just like the time the New Zealand actor and director wrote Ruffalo this sweet message: ’’Love you, bubba. X.’’
5. Tom Holland and Jake Gyllenhaal
The pair starred in the blockbuster, Spider-Man: Far from Home, but it seems that their sweet relationship is more than strictly professional. Gyllenhaal revealed that his friend helped ease his anxiety on the first day of shooting, saying, ’’I wasn’t able to remember my line.’’ So he went to Holland, who told him, ’’It’s all good. Just relax.’’
6. John Stamos and Josh Peck
The duo acted opposite each other in the sitcom, Grandfathered, and John Stamos revealed, "I think I was meant to meet Josh Peck.’’ He went on to admit, ’’Josh Peck was a big inspiration in my recovery,’’ given that he helped Stamos through a tough time.
7. Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson
Both actors appeared in several movies together, including Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, and it seems that the pair has developed a strong bond over time. The Rock once admitted that Kevin Hart ’’is definitely one of my best friends." He added, ’’It’s a real friendship, it was one that I didn’t anticipate.’’
8. Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake
The bromance between the TV host and the singer/actor goes a long way back. In 2020, Jimmy Fallon even had a video call with Justin Timberlake during a segment of The Tonight Show in order to reminisce about their friendship. Their call revealed the goofy side of their bond, when the singer said to the host, “Not knowing after all these years of friendship that you could do hand farts, I feel like I don’t even know you anymore.”
9. John Mayer and Andy Cohen
John Mayer gave a speech when his friend, TV and radio host Andy Cohen, received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He had these sweet words to say about his close pal: ’’He’s also my friend, my dear friend. And there are times in life when you just need a friend you can count on.’’
10. Blake Shelton and Adam Levine
For years, both singers were judges on the reality competition, The Voice. And it seems that their relationship continued at a steady pace, even after Adam Levine left the show in 2019. He admitted that he and Blake Shelton “keep in touch constantly.” He also said, ’’We’re always keeping tabs on each other — texting or FaceTime or however we can do it."
11. Pete Davidson and Machine Gun Kelly
The pair met in 2017 on the set of the comedy show series, Wild ’n Out, and Pete Davidson admitted that he and Machine Gun Kelly became the "bestest of the friends’’ when they were once again united on the set of the movie, The Dirt, in 2019.
12. Hugh Jackman and Ryan Reynolds
The actors have a special friendship and love to tease each other with goofy posts shared on their socials. For example, on his birthday, Hugh Jackman poked fun at his friend with this caption on Ryan Reynolds’ photo: “I have the most amazing friends. Gorgeous flowers, and heartfelt well-wishes. I am blessed. And then...there’s him.”
13. Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston
Both actors were co-stars on Breaking Bad, and their relationship remained just as strong, even after the end of the series. Aaron Paul admitted about Bryan Cranston: ’’He became one of my closest friends — my mentor — very early on. Someone I can confide in. And when [Breaking Bad] was done, it was a very hard goodbye."
14. Robert Downey Jr. and Mark Ruffalo
Both The Avengers actors have known each other for a very long time. Mark Ruffalo had this to share about Robert Downey Jr.: ’’We have a really good friendship. We’ve known each other since before Zodiac. And he’s kind of like an older brother that I wish I had."
15. Jamie Dornan and Andrew Garfield
Before becoming famous, the actors were roommates. Jamie Dornan noted on the red carpet at the Oscars, ’’We’ve known each other 17 years and there were times where we weren’t really working that much, and it wasn’t happening for us, so to be able to share these last few months with him has been a beautiful thing."
Do you think that the essence of friendship between 2 guys and 2 girls is different? Who would you add to this list of male duos?