Being famous and in love tends to mean everyone in the world knows it…or do they really? Here’s a roundup of the celebrity couples you probably forgot (or never realized) dated years ago:
To start, Leonardo DiCaprio and Gisele Bündchen were an It couple in the ’00s. They dated for five years and broke it off in 2005.
Mila Kunis and Macaulay Culkin were linked for almost a decade before going their separate ways in 2011.
Murder by Numbers costars Ryan Gosling and Sandra Bullock briefly dated in 2002 but called it quits before they reached their two-year anniversary.
Not only were Alexis Bledel and Milo Ventimiglia romantically linked in Gilmore Girls, they also dated IRL for four years and broke up in 2006.
In 2006, Kim Kardashian and Nick Cannon got into a relationship, but it fizzled after about a year.
Tom Cruise and Penélope Cruz dated for two and a half years before their relationship came to a halt in 2004.
Before Bennifer existed, we had Jennifer Lopez and Sean Combs. The pair’s love story lasted between 1999 and 2001.
Rachel McAdams and Michael Sheen met while filming Midnight in Paris and made their relationship red carpet official at the Cannes Film Festival in 2011. They later called things off in 2013.
Kirsten Dunst and Jake Gyllenhaal were introduced by his sister Maggie and dated between 2002 to 2004.
Despite calling off their engagement in 2007, Nicole Kidman and Lenny Kravitz bumped into each other years later proving being friendly with your ex isn’t as impossible as it seems.
Ryan Reynolds and Alanis Morissette not only dated in the ’00s, the couple even got engaged! They never made it to the altar and split for good in 2008 following six years together.
Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake worked together on Shrek the Third and coupled up from 2003 to 2007.
Jonathan Groff and Zachary Quinto started dating in 2012 and ended the relationship a year later.
Although Janet Jackson and Matthew McConaughey never officially became a couple, they did enjoy one date night.
Salma Hayek and Edward Norton reportedly got together in 1999 and kept their relationship pretty private until splitting in 2003.
Hilary Duff and Joel Madden’s big age gap was a hot topic when the twosome started dating in 2004. While they were almost 10 years apart, the relationship didn’t last past two.
Ashton Kutcher and January Jones made things official in the late ’90s and ultimately moved on from the relationship in 2001.
Finally, former costars and longtime friends Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd had a short fling after appearing together in The Object of My Affection.
Which couple were you most surprised to see on this list? Share your pick in the comments!