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Celebrity Couples And How When They First Met – Part I

Was it a double date, blind date or chance encounter that got these stars together? Great old fashioned love stories adorn the silver screen, but here are a few real life ones. A trip down memory lane reveals how paths collided for such famous celebs. Some iconic pairs remain together while others sadly, have split but their cute-meet stories remain legends.

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Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian chose to be hush-hush in the initial phase of their relationship until they announced in a Reddit post, after he proposed in the same place in Rome, where they met by chance.

Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith met for the very first time when she was 19, at an audition for his show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. After knowing each other for years, they had dinner one night with mutual friends and she felt the lanky kid grew into a responsible man. They courted each other till friendship turned into romance.

Gisele Bündchen, the model and NFL hunk Tom Brady needed assistance from friends to meet on a blind date! Clearly, a match made in heaven with the couple tying the knot in 2009.

Justin Timberlake met Jessica Biel through mutual friends on telephone. He believes in chivalry and asked her for a date when she could hear his voice, persistently before she assented. But his tenacity paid off till she agreed.

David Beckham knew he would marry Victoria Beckham after seeing her in a Spice Girls music video. Victoria fell for David’s cute smile at a Manchester bar, standing aside with his family. He retains the London-to-Manchester plane ticket on which she wrote her number and they married in 1999.

Beyoncé and Jay-Z, American music’s First Family met at the  MTV Spring Break Festival 2000 in Cancun. The two sat next to each other on a plane ride by coincidence, but never dated for another two years but married in 2008.

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Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez were lucky. Lopez was having lunch, saw him walk by and felt like tapping him on the shoulder to say hi. The couple began dating and the former Yankee player proposed in March 2019. Rodriguez confessed meeting her in the restaurant parking lot was the luckiest day of his life.

Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick were both working on Broadway in 1991. The actress was introduced to Matthew by Pippin and Toby, her brothers. Broderick muses that months passed without a date, but he then left a very charming message on her machine and that’s how they ended up married with kids!

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas were introduced by Danny DeVito, in 1998 and found they shared the same birthday. After she confessed loving golf, Michael told he would be the father of her children and then she said ‘Goodnight! He thought he was somewhat presumptuous.

Meryl Streep and Don Gummer met in 1978 in New York City, as she mourned the loss of John Cazal, her boyfriend. Streep moved in with her brother, who introduced her to Gummer, his friend. Six months later, they married in her family home.

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Journalist Keely Shaye Smith met Pierce Brosnan as he was still recovering from his first wife, Cassandra Harris’ death, three years back, at a party in Mexico, when the two were attracted to each other and soon had their first date. Wherever he went, he missed her, as they  just seemed to fit together.

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