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22 Celebrities Who Married Their Biggest Fans

Stars—they’re similar to us: They can not help who they fall in love with. Every so usually, that ends in an A-lister being taken with a non-famous particular person. And some celebrities truly find yourself married to their largest followers. Some of those love tales are tales of standard of us catching the attention of their favourite star; some are of equally well-known stars who scored dates with their very own celeb crushes. Keep studying for 22 such love tales—nevertheless unbelievable they might appear. And for stars with stunning household ties, take a look at Celebrities You Had No Idea Were Related.

Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman
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Katie Holmes used to inform her Dawson’s Creek castmates about her crush on the Top Gun movie star, noting that she even had a poster of Tom Cruise on her wall. Then she informed Seventeen magazine in 2004 that she “used to think [she] was going to marry Tom Cruise.” It was simply a short while later in May 2005 that Holmes acquired her want and commenced courting Cruise. The couple was engaged mere weeks later, and Holmes gave start to their baby, Suri, in 2006. Despite Cruise’s preliminary couch-jumping enthusiasm for Holmes, the couple ultimately divorced in 2012. For extra celeb trivia despatched proper to your inbox, join our day by day e-newsletter.



patrick dempsey and jillian dempsey
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Celebrity hair stylist Jillian Dempsey (née Fink) gave trims and crushed on actor Patrick Dempsey for 3 complete years earlier than he finally asked her out. Their romance labored quick to make up for lost time, and so they moved in collectively three months after their first date, marrying in 1999. They’ve caught collectively ever since, even reconciling after a close to divorce a number of years in the past, as Patrick revealed to People.

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon
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Growing up as a fan of Mariah Carey’s music and looks, Nick Cannon will need to have felt like he gained the lottery when his “dream girl” mentioned “I do.” Unfortunately, Nick was not destined to all the time be her child: The couple split in 2016. For extra stars who dated throughout an age distinction, listed here are 27 Celebrity Couples With Huge Age Gaps.

Adam Shulman and Anne Hathaway
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Among her followers, Anne Hathaway can rely producer Adam Shulman, who turned her husband in 2012. Shulman was a long-time admirer of the actor, which he presumably had an opportunity to inform her after they met by means of mates a number of years earlier than tying the knot.

Corey Feldman
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Corey Feldman met Susie Feldman (née Sprague) whereas she was out celebrating her nineteenth birthday with mates. The Playboy playmate and actor wed on Corey’s actuality present, The Two Coreys, in 2002. Corey broke his cardinal relationship guidelines—never dating a fan or anybody he met in a nightclub—when he married Susie. The couple separated in 2009, and finalized their divorce in 2014. For an replace on different ’80s heartthrobs, take a look at The Biggest ’80s Teen Idols, Then and Now.

Billie Joe Armstong and family
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It was backstage at a 1990 present in Minnesota the place Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong first met his future wife. Adrienne Armstrong (née Nesser) had seen the band the night time earlier than at a home celebration, and was impressed sufficient that she determined to catch their present the next day and purchase an album. Though the 2 did not begin courting then, the backstage interplay left Billie Joe with a crush. Later, after an unsuccessful try at a protracted distance relationship and a while aside, the 2 ultimately reconnected and wed in 1994.

Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose
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Rapper Wiz Khalifa and mannequin Amber Rose every had profitable careers of their very own once they first began courting, however their public shows of affection made it identified that they’d been thinking about one another for some time. For instance, Rose as soon as posted an Instagram photo of her man with the caption “#MCM this was the first picture I ever saw of this handsome guy. Now he’s all mine!” Their marriage was brief however candy, and it appears as in the event that they’re nonetheless cheering each other on since their 2016 divorce. For extra stars who managed to separate amicably, listed here are 48 Celebrity Exes Who Are Best Friends Now.

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Long earlier than their widely-mocked “conscious uncoupling” in 2016, earlier than they’d even met, Chris Martin was making jokes about dating Gwyneth Paltrow. It seems he was additionally manifesting the longer term. When Paltrow later attended a Coldplay present, Martin’s assistant requested her to come back backstage after to lastly make introductions. The two mutual followers hit it off and ultimately married, and so they have two youngsters collectively, Apple and Moses.

Danny Bonaduce
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The Partridge Family star Danny Bonaduce met Amy Railsback, a trainer, when she approached him at a Starbucks to reward his actuality collection, Breaking Bonaduce. The couple dated for 3 years whereas Bonaduce finalized his divorce along with his second spouse, lastly marrying in 2010. To see what {couples} seemed like within the very early levels, take a look at 18 Photos of Celebrity Couples When They First Got Together.

Justin and Hailey Bieber
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A complete era of followers dreamt that they’d marry Justin Bieber—and certainly one of them was proper. Hailey Bieber (née Baldwin) was a well-documented Belieber earlier than she and the singer kicked off a whirlwind romance that resulted of their 2018 marriage ceremony. As Elite Daily notes, a a lot youthful Hailey tweeted at and about the star, waited in a throng of followers to catch a glimpse of him exterior her lodge, and, ultimately, succeeded in meeting him because of her well-known dad, Stephen Baldwin.

Fergie and Josh Duhamel
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Josh Duhamel had already made public his big crush on the Black Eyed Peas’ Fergie when the group was scheduled to look on his TV present, Las Vegas. Fergie, nicely conscious of his pining, approached the actor on set and kicked off the connection that may result in their eventual marriage in 2009. After having a baby, weathering and recovering from a dishonest scandal, and virtually a decade collectively, the couple finalized their divorce in 2019.

Steve Harvey
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Comedian and Family Feud host Steve Harvey first saw his future wife in the front row of a 1990 Memphis comedy present the place he was performing. The two briefly dated, nevertheless it would not be till they reconnected in 2005 that Marjorie Harvey (née Bridges) and Steve acquired critical. They married two years later and have been fortunately wed ever since.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
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After seeing a 2006 picture of Kim Kardashian along with her buddy Paris Hilton, Kanye West was smitten and requested a buddy if he’d ever heard of this “Kim Kar-dijon” girl. Some time later in 2012, with each of their careers now at even larger factors, the 2 started courting (whereas Kim was nonetheless with Kris Humphries) and married in 2014. Today, they’ve 4 youngsters.

Jackie and Adam Sandler
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Adam Sandler met Jackie Titone after the mannequin and actor went for and gained a small function as a sports bar waitress in his film Big Daddy. The two began courting quickly after, walked down the aisle in 2003, and welcomed two daughters. To at the present time, Jackie helps her husband by showing in a lot of his films—the newest cameo being in 2020’s Hubie Halloween.

Conan O'Brien
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“Somewhere, in the vault at NBC, there’s footage of me literally falling for my wife on camera,” Conan O’Brien informed Piers Morgan throughout a 2012 interview. The redhead speak present host noticed his future spouse, Liza O’Brien (née Powel), within the viewers throughout a 2000 taping of his present, and he made his transfer. They married two years later and have two youngsters collectively.

Matthew David and Angela Jones
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Angela Jones lived a Harry Potter fan’s dream: catching the attention of a cast member throughout an occasion on the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Jones was an occasion planner at Universal Studios when she crossed paths with Matthew Lewis, a.ok.a. Gryffindor Neville Longbottom, in 2016. As Yahoo notes, she wrote on her lifestyle blog afterwards that she “never believed in soulmates until [they] met.” The two acquired married simply two years later.

Kevin Bacon & Kyra Sedgwick
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One of Hollywood’s most enduring {couples}, Kyra Sedgwick first met Kevin Bacon when she was solely 12. She had simply seen the actor carry out within the matinee of a play he was doing, and determined to method him in a deli. As Bacon revealed on The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson in 2014, “A little girl was in there who had just seen the matinee, and her brother said, ‘You liked that actor, go tell him you liked him,’ and it was Kyra.” Thankfully, the couple did not begin courting till they met once more on the set of 1988’s Lemon Sky. They acquired married that year, and have been collectively ever since.

Jerry and Jessica Seinfeld
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Jerry Seinfeld and his spouse of 21 years, Jessica Seinfeld (née Sklar), first met at the gym in 1998 when she was solely two months into her first marriage. Jessica’s present relationship was already on the rocks and she or he was a fan of Jerry’s present, so the 2 started courting in secret. After Jessica’s husband caught wind of the adultery by means of paparazzi pictures, the 2 acquired divorced—and Jerry swooped in to marry Jessica on the finish of ’99.

Lala and Carmelo Anthony
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NBA participant Carmelo Anthony was a star in his personal proper when he met La La Vasquez, however he was additionally one other fan crushing on the TV presenter. They had been launched by mutual buddy DJ Clue, who informed the TRL host that Anthony had asked to meet her. The pair wed in 2010, and far of their home life has been documented by VH1 actuality reveals.

Ringo Starr and Maureen Cox
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Of all of the followers who’ve landed a celeb partner, it is exhausting to think about any extra spectacular than the woman who nabbed a Beatle. Maureen “Mo” Starkey Tigrett (née Cox) dated Ringo Starr in secret for some time after her common attendance on the Cavern Club caught his eye. Every so usually, she’d should fend off assaults from different followers who caught wind of their tryst. But after Starr was hospitalized with a fever and tonsillitis, Starkey Tigrett stayed by his bedside whereas he convalesced. The two made their relationship official after that and married in 1965 when it turned clear she was pregnant. They had two different youngsters earlier than they divorced in 1975.

Ruben Studdard
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American Idol winner Ruben Studdard was signing CDs at a Walmart in 2006 when he first met the lady he would later marry. Less than two years after placing his signature on Surata Zuri McCants‘ album, he was placing it on their marriage certificates. Sadly, the couple’s divorce was finalized in 2012.

John Travolta
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Kelly Preston was a fan of John Travolta‘s work lengthy earlier than the 2 actors met in 1987 for a screen test of a movie they’d wind up starring in collectively. The chemistry wasn’t instant, however Preston’s rocky marriage engendered a closeness with Travolta that may function the inspiration of their romantic relationship when it started in 1990. Married the next year, the couple weathered a long time ups and downs collectively earlier than Preston died of breast most cancers in 2020.



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