Love is everywhere! We’re always witnessing lovely and passionate couples in restaurants, at the cinema, or kissing on the park bench – but love goes even further than that.
Every movie or TV series features an on-screen couple, many of which end up falling for each other off-camera, too! Here is a beautiful selection of fictional couples that became couples in the real world. Enjoy!
Rose Leslie and Kit Harington
Ygritte and Jon Snow fell in love in the amazing TV series Game of Thrones, but Rose Leslie and Kit Harington were actually a real-life couple at the time. Unfortunately, they broke up recently.
Courtney Cox and David Arquette
They had a flirtatious relationship on screen while filming the movie Scream in 1996. They married in 2003 and had a daughter named Coco in 2004. Unfortunately their union did not last and they divorced in 2013.
Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively
It’s not hard to see why these two beautiful people met and fell in love. Though The Green Lantern flopped at the box office, love triumphed. Blake and Ryan were married in 2012 and welcomed a daughter named James in December 2014.
Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan
This talented pair showed off their dancing chops in the first Step Up movie. The couple has been married since 2009 and welcomed a baby girl in 2013.
Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder
This famous couple not only fell in love on the Vampire Diaries, but also away from the cameras, in real-life. They dated for three years, but their relationship ended, and Ian is now married to the actress Nikki Reed, who played Rosalie in the Twilight movies. Coincidence, much?
Emily Vancamp and Josh Bowman
Playing a couple on the ABC drama Revenge, laid the foundation for this couple to start dating in real life. Though their on screen romance was surrounded by murder, deception and of course revenge, we’re fairly certain their real life romance is less dramatic.
Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas
They place Snow White and Prince Charming on Once Upon A Time , and in real life, Josh has become Ginnifer’s Prince Charming. The two were married and have one child together.
Kat Dennings and Nick Zano
On the American television sitcom created for Warner Bros, 2 Broke Girls, the characters Max and Johnny have a complicated flirtationship. But, in real life, Kat Dennings and Nick Zano are a real and solid couple.
Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer
They don’t have a perfect love affair as human and vampire on the TV series True Blood, but in real life, things are going well for Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer.
Leighton Meester and Sebastian Stan
From the set of Gossip Girl to real life, Leighton Meester and Sebastian Stan dated for a couple of years while the show was still running.
Jennifer Morrison and Jesse Spencer
This lovely couple from the American TV series House dated and tied the knot on the show, but in real life, they didn’t quite get that far. They are engaged to be married, though!
Lisa Rinna and Harry Hamlin
Lisa Rinna and Harry Hamlin started their romance on the set of Veronica Mars, but whether or not their marriage is going well on the show, they sure are happy together in real life.
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher
Maybe you don’t remember, but Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher were dating in the hilarious That ’70s Show. Years after the show stopped airing, they reunited in real life, and are now married with a daughter.
Alexis Bledel and Milo Ventimiglia
They were a couple on the American comedy-drama television series, Gilmore Girls, but what many people don’t know is that Alexis Bledel and Milo Ventimiglia were also dating in real life between 2002 and 2006.
Jason Segel and Linda Cardellini
Nick (Jason Segel), one of the freaks of the cult hit “Freaks and Geeks” did everything to stay with Lindsay (Linda Cardellini), and it even happened in real life, too. They dated for a few months after the show was cancelled.
Jennifer Garner and Michael Vartan
On screen, the characters Sydney and Michael from “Alias” worked together as part of a top-secret branch of the CIA, but in real life there was no secret about Jennifer Garner and Michael Vartan’s off-screen romance. They dated for a little over six months in 2003.
Jerry Ferrara and Jamie-Lynn Sigler
After the actors Jerry Ferrara and Jamie-Lynn Sigler guest-starred in Entourage in 2008, the couple stayed together off-screen until 2009.
Melissa Benoist and Blake Jenner
These two talented young actors were just a fictional couple on the American TV show Glee, but they were dating in secret in real life and surprised everyone when they got engaged over the summer.
Maggie Q and Dylan McDermott
Maggie Q and Dylan McDermott found something more than solving crimes together on-screen. The two brilliant stars met on the set of “Stalker” and announced their engagement recently.
Tea Leoni and Tim Daly
Tea Leoni and Tim Daly play a married couple on the TV series Madam Secretary, but they’re also in love in real life, too!
Alexis Bledel and Vincent Kartheiser
Their love story isn’t quite perfect in the American drama television series “Mad Men”, but in real life, Vincent Kartheiser and Alexis Bledel are a happy, engaged couple.
Chad Michael Murray and Sophia Bush
They were a passionate couple as Lucas and Brooke in the TV series One Tree Hill, and that fictional passion become a romance and a marriage in real life. But unfortunately, it wasn’t meant to be, and they ended up getting divorced… and still had to film together. Awkward, much?
Blake Lively and Penn Badgley
The couple Serena and Dan from the TV show Gossip Girl had a happy ending on the show, and were a happy couple for a while. Blake Likely is now married to Ryan Reynolds, and dated Leonardo DiCaprio for a short period, too.
Ben McKenzie and Morena Baccarin
They met while filming their show Gotham, but their romance turned into reality when Morena left her husband for Ben. They are happily still together and currently expecting a baby.
Jennifer Garner and Scott Foley
Didn’t we see her on this list already? Jokes aside, Jennifer appeared on Felicity as Scott’s new love interest and it catapulted their TV romance into reality. They were married for two and a half years before divorcing in 2003.
Jude Law and Sienna Miller
They appeared onscreen in the movie Alfie, and went on to create a real life romance that unfortunately did not last. They became engaged in 2004, but broke it off seven years later in 2011.
Christina Aguilera and Matthew Rutler
As a production assistant on the 2010 movie, Burlesque Matthew Rutler hit the jackpot when he started dating Christina Aguilera. They welcomed a daughter, Summer Rain in August 2014.
LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian
Their relationship was shrouded in controversy and rumors as both Leann and Eddie left their current partners to begin a relationship together. They met on the set of their Lifetime Network movie, Northern Lights.
Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied
Benjamin was the dance choreographer for the movie Black Swan, in which Natalie starred as a tortured ballerina. Together, they have one son named Aleph who was born in 2011. Fun fact, the name Aleph refers to the origin of the universe according to The Kabbalah.
Freddie Prinze Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar
They met on the set of the 1997 film I Know What You Did Last Summer. They married in 2002 and have a daughter, Charlotte and a son named Rocky.
Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy
Their love story in the 2007 movie, Evening, translated into real life for this couple. They had a fancy wedding in France in 2009 and welcomed a son named Cyrus in 2012.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
Everyone knows the story of how these two met and fell in love on the set of Mr. and Mrs. Smith. Brad famously left his wife, Jennifer Aniston for Ms. Jolie. Everyone seems to have moved on though, with Jennifer marrying Justin Theroux in 2015. Brad and Angelina are keeping busy with their family of 8, including 6 kids.