18 Celebrity Couples You Didn't Even Know Were A Thing

When it comes to the love lives of the rich and famous, we think we know it all. After all, tabloids make their bread and butter by reporting on the latest Hollywood hookups and breakups. But, once in a while, there are certain couples who slip just under are radar and, when we realize that they're a thing, we're totally shocked that we missed the memo. The paparazzi may not stalk these guys, but they are dating — and the fact that they are a thing will totally surprise you. Click through to find out which couples avoid tabloid drama and date in relative secrecy.

by Kaitlin Reilly

Matthew Perry

The former Friends actor is dating this Mean Girls alum.

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Lizzy Caplan

Yep, Chandler and Janice were once an item, but split up in 2012, allegedly because Perry didn’t want to tie the knot.

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Amber Tamblyn

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants star is married to this older Arrested Development actor.

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David Cross

Cross and Tamblyn tied the knot in 2012.

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Carey Mulligan

The Great Gatsby’s Daisy is married to this English band member.

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Marcus Mumford

The Mumford and Sons rocker and his wife, who were childhood pen pals, got hitched in 2012.

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Mandy Moore

The Red Band Society star is married to this singer-songwriter… not that you’d know that, though.

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Ryan Adams

This couple is so private that Adams allegedly hung up on a reporter who asked him about his wife.

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Alicia Keys

The notoriously private “Girl on Fire” singer is married to this producer and hip-hop artist.


Swizz Beatz

Swizz Beatz and Keys married in 2010 and have two kids together — Egypt and Genesis.

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Jeffrey Dean Morgan

The former Grey’s Anatomy star welcomed a baby with this One Tree Hill actress — before anyone even knew they were dating.

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Hilarie Burton

Burton and Morgan welcomed their son Gus in 2010. Though they haven’t walked down the aisle, the pair is very much together.

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Adam Brody

Fans of The O.C. and Gossip Girl swooned when these two got together.

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Leighton Meester

Seth Cohen and Blair Waldorf forever! The Oranges co-stars got together in 2013, and secretly got hitched a year later.

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Jesse Eisenberg

The Social Network actor fell for this Alice in Wonderland star last year.

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Mia Wasikowska

The pair was recently spotted kissing at the airport, which probably surprised any fan who recognized them both.

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Alison Pill

Pill just ended her relationship with this funny man.

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Jay Baruchel

Pill got engaged to the This Is The End actor in 2010, after meeting him on the set of their film Goon. Unfortunately, they called things off in 2013.

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Leslie Bibb

The GCB actor is this star’s “favorite person.”

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Sam Rockwell

Rockwell told GQ that his girlfriend, Bibb, whom he has been with for “quite a while,” is his favorite.

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Garrett Hedlund

Hedlund started dating his On the Road co-star in 2012.

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Kirsten Dunst

Hedlund told Us Weekly that the key to making his relationship with Dunst work is “respect” — but it might also be keeping their love out of the public eye.

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Amy Poehler

Two years after her split with then-husband Will Arnett, the Parks & Rec star started dating this comedian.

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Nick Kroll

The couple made a public debut together in 2014, at the AFI’s 41st Life Achievement Award Gala in Hollywood.

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Alison Brie

Seriously, did anyone know that this Community star was dating this actor?

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Dave Franco

Talk about keeping things on the down low — the Neighbors star has been dating Brie for over two years.

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Alexis Bledel

Like her Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants co-star Amber Tamblyn, Bledel keeps her relationship mostly out of the press — which is probably why hardly anyone knows she’s married to this Mad Men star.

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Vincent Kartheiser

The couple allegedly met when Bledel guest starred on Mad Men, and secretly wed a year later in 2014.

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Carrie Preston

You’ll definitely recognize the former True Blood actress’ husband — though you probably didn’t know they were married!

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Michael Emerson

Lost star Emerson tied the knot with Preston nearly 15 years ago. Preston even joined her husband for an episode of Lost, in which she played his character’s mother in flashbacks. However, the couple never actually shared the screen.

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Chris Evans

The man behind Captain America used to date a Dillon High cheerleader.

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Minka Kelly

Kelly and Evans actually dated twice — first in 2007, and later in 2012 after Kelly broke up with her then-boyfriend Derek Jeter. Though the couple split some time in 2013, they were recently spotted having lunch together.

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Lady Gaga

The “Born This Way” singer met her current boyfriend on the set of one of her music videos.

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Taylor Kinney

The Chicago Fire actor played Gaga’s love interest in her music video for “You and I” back in 2011, and they have been dating ever since.

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Marie Avgeropoulos

The 100 actress is seeing this former werewolf.

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Taylor Lautner

Ahh, young love. The Twilight star met the CW actress on the set of their film Tracers back in 2013, and they still appear to be going strong.

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