It’s no secret that we’re obsessed with celebrity couples, from their current-day dynamics to their origin stories. Some meet their partners on the set of a new movie, some meet them through blind dates — and some meet them before they can legally vote.
Many think that the concept of high school sweethearts is something only told in our favorite rom-coms, but it’s more common than you think. Some of our favorite celebrities like Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews, Stephen and Ayesha Curry, and Thomas Rhett and Lauren Akins, all met the loves of their lives in high school. Many more stars met their first spouse in high school and married young, only to ultimately break up later.
What most people see as a four-year escapade of puberty stories, awkward first dates, and questionable makeup choices was the origin story for many celebrity romances. Whether it be in an English class or a local church group, you can find love in the most unexpected places — at really unexpected times.
From legendary rapper Snoop Dogg to Supernatural star Misha Collins, let’s take a ride down memory lane with these stars who first locked eyes with their partners in high school. From high school sweethearts still happily married today to those that split up long ago, check out the celebrities who tied the knot with someone they met as a teen.