These Celebrity Couples Have the Best Stories of How They First Met

The now happily married couple first met on the set of Green Lantern in March 2010, while Reynolds was still married to Scarlett Johansson.

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds

Kidman and Urban first met in 2005 at the G’Day USA gala. “But we kind of met and then about four months later he called me,” Kidman told Ellen in 2013.

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban

They first met in 1998 at a film festival where Zeta-Jones’ movie, Mask of Zorro, was screening. After the show, Douglas approached her and said, “I want to father your children.”

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones

Jennifer Lopez first met Alex Rodriguez when she and then-husband Marc Anthony were at a Yankees game in 2005. When they first met Rodriguez told Sports Illustrated there was instant chemistry.

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez

Jada auditioned for a role on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, which is where she and Will met for the first time. But their romance didn’t begin until years later.

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith

“When I met him I was still with Richard [Gere] and he didn’t want to go to the wedding with me…Rande also had a girlfriend at the time so he wasn’t looking to meet anyone either and that’s the best time to meet someone because that’s when you’re truly yourselves.."

Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber

“When I met him I was still with Richard [Gere] and he didn’t want to go to the wedding with me…Rande also had a girlfriend at the time so he wasn’t looking to meet anyone either and that’s the best time to meet someone because that’s when you’re truly yourselves.."

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling

“There was nothing starry about the way we got together,” Timberlake told reporters about his new relationship soon after it began in 2012. “It was very un-Hollywood-esque, in fact. We met and got talking. Afterwards I asked my friend if I could call her and ask her out.

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel

Hugh Jackman first met Deborra-Lee Furness in 1995 on the set of the Australian TV show Correlli, his first professional job.

Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness

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