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16 Celebrity Couples When They First Met Vs. Now

Pack your bags. We're off down Memory Lane.

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1. Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively

On the left: Just before rumours started to swirl in 2011 that the pair were dating.On the right: Attending a screening of Deadpool 2 in 2018.
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On the left: Just before rumours started to swirl in 2011 that the pair were dating.

On the right: Attending a screening of Deadpool 2 in 2018.

2. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

On the left: Attending a basketball match in 2012, the year the couple began dating.On the right: At the Louis Vuitton show during the Men's Paris Fashion Week in 2018.
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On the left: Attending a basketball match in 2012, the year the couple began dating.

On the right: At the Louis Vuitton show during the Men's Paris Fashion Week in 2018.

3. Beyoncé and Jay-Z

On the left: On Saturday Night Live in 2002, by which time the pair been dating for a little while.On the right: Onstage in 2018 during the On the Run II tour.
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On the left: On Saturday Night Live in 2002, by which time the pair been dating for a little while.

On the right: Onstage in 2018 during the On the Run II tour.

4. Chrissy Teigen and John Legend

On the left: At the Grammys in 2008, not long after the couple first met.On the right: Attending a gala in 2018.
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On the left: At the Grammys in 2008, not long after the couple first met.

On the right: Attending a gala in 2018.

5. Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi

On the left: At a VH1 awards ceremony in December 2004, the month they began dating.On the right: Attending an event in 2018.
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On the left: At a VH1 awards ceremony in December 2004, the month they began dating.

On the right: Attending an event in 2018.

6. Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth

On the left: At Elton John's AIDS Foundation party in 2010, not long after meeting on the set of The Last Song.On the right: Arriving at the Vanity Fair Oscars afterparty in 2018.
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On the left: At Elton John's AIDS Foundation party in 2010, not long after meeting on the set of The Last Song.

On the right: Arriving at the Vanity Fair Oscars afterparty in 2018.

7. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

On the left: On the day of their graduation ceremony in 2005 just over a year after it was revealed that they were a couple.On the right: At Trooping the Colour in 2018.
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On the left: On the day of their graduation ceremony in 2005 just over a year after it was revealed that they were a couple.

On the right: At Trooping the Colour in 2018.

8. David and Victoria Beckham

On the left: Announcing their engagement in 1998, the year after they met.On the right: Arriving at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in 2018.
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On the left: Announcing their engagement in 1998, the year after they met.

On the right: Arriving at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in 2018.

9. Oprah Winfrey and Stedman Graham

On the left: At the 1987 Academy Awards, the year after they started dating.On the right: At a benefit event in 2018.
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On the left: At the 1987 Academy Awards, the year after they started dating.

On the right: At a benefit event in 2018.

10. Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis

On the left: At a basketball match in 2013, a couple of months after they were rumoured to have started dating.On the right: At the Walk of Fame star ceremony for Zoe Saldana.
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On the left: At a basketball match in 2013, a couple of months after they were rumoured to have started dating.

On the right: At the Walk of Fame star ceremony for Zoe Saldana.

11. Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard

On the left: At an afterparty in 2008 for the premiere for Semi-Pro.On the right: On holiday in Turks and Caicos in 2018.
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On the left: At an afterparty in 2008 for the premiere for Semi-Pro.

On the right: On holiday in Turks and Caicos in 2018.

12. Meryl Streep and Don Gummer

On the left: Attending the 51st Academy Awards in 1979, months after they began dating and got married.On the right: Attending the 90th Academy Awards in 2018.
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On the left: Attending the 51st Academy Awards in 1979, months after they began dating and got married.

On the right: Attending the 90th Academy Awards in 2018.

13. Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban

On the left: In 2006, the year after the couple met and got married.On the right: Attending a gala event in NYC this year.
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On the left: In 2006, the year after the couple met and got married.

On the right: Attending a gala event in NYC this year.

14. Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson

On the left: At the premiere of Dragnet in 1987, after first meeting in 1985.On the right: Arriving at the European premiere for Hanks's movie The Post in 2018.
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On the left: At the premiere of Dragnet in 1987, after first meeting in 1985.

On the right: Arriving at the European premiere for Hanks's movie The Post in 2018.

15. Eddie and Hannah Redmayne

On the left: At Wimbledon in 2012, the year they began dating.On the right: Five years later at Ascot.
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On the left: At Wimbledon in 2012, the year they began dating.

On the right: Five years later at Ascot.

16. Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid

On the left: Arriving at the Met Gala a couple of months after they started dating.On the right: Leaving Hadid's NYC apartment in 2018.
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On the left: Arriving at the Met Gala a couple of months after they started dating.

On the right: Leaving Hadid's NYC apartment in 2018.