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    19 Stories From Celebs About How They Courted Their Current Partners

    The cute, funny, and romantic stories of how celebs approached their significant others!

    Every great love connection has a background story of how romance bloomed.

    And celebrities are no different!

    Here are some times when celebrities opened up about how they got to know their current significant others.

    1. George Clooney asked his now-wife, Amal, to grab dinner after a recording at Abbey Road Studios.

    George and Amal Clooney at "The Tender Bar" premiere in London on October 10, 2021

    2. Jimmy Fallon got to know his wife, Nancy Juvonen, on set.

    Jimmy Fallon and Nancy Juvonen embrace in a video for 'The Tonight Show: At Home Edition"

    3. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith courted each other after growing as friends.

    Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith at the 2021 AFI Fest: Closing Night Premiere Of  "King Richard" at TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California

    4. Alexis Ohanian traveled to Paris to see Serena Williams.

    Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams at the 2021 LACMA Art + Film Gala presented by Gucci on November 06, 2021

    5. John Krasinski brought Emily Blunt to a gun range for their first date.

    John Krasinski and Emily Blunt at the 2020 premiere of "A Quiet Place Part II" in New York City

    6. Lin-Manuel Miranda let his now-wife, Vanessa Nadal, know her importance to him as the two dated.

    Lin-Manuel Miranda and Vanessa Nadal at the premiere of "Tick, Tick...Boom!" in New York City

    7. Dylan Sprouse slid into Barbara Palvin's DMs, but didn't hear back for six months.

    Barbara Palvin and Dylan Sprouse attend the opening of the Teatro alla Scala opera season on Dec. 7, 2021

    8. Justin Timberlake courted Jessica Biel with an old-school approach.

    Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel attend the premiere of season 3 of "The Sinner" on Feb. 3, 2020

    9. Joe Manganiello flew to date Sofía Vergara.

    Joe Manganiello and Sofía Vergara at the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party

    10. Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds were friends first, and both eventually realized they could be more.

    Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds attend the New York City premiere of "Free Guy" on August 3, 2021

    11. Russell Wilson ditched his dinner plans to meet with Ciara.

    Ciara and Russell Wilson attend an event for Ciara's partnership with Ten To One Rum at Bourbon Steak Seattle on October 01, 2021 in Seattle, Washington

    12. Joel Madden pleaded with Nicole Ritchie to give him a shot.

    Joel Madden and Nicole Richie attend the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones

    13. Terry Crews stated his willingness to show up for his now-wife, Rebecca King-Crews.

    Terry Crews and Rebecca King-Crews at the Creative Coalition's 2019 Television Humanitarian Awards Gala

    14. Bill Rancic showed Giuliana Rancic around his hometown early into dating.

    BIll and Giuliana Rancic at SiriusXM Studios in Oct. of 2019

    15. Matthew McConaughey approached Camila Alves at a club.

    Camila Alves and Matthew McConaughey at the "Sing 2" premiere on December 12, 2021 in Los Angeles, California

    16. Michael J. Fox pursued Tracy Pollan after her divorce.

    Tracy Pollan and Michael J. Fox at the New York City premiere of HBO's "Very Ralph" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on October 23, 2019

    17. Michael Douglas told Catherine Zeta-Jones they'd have children together upon meeting her.

    Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards in September of 2019

    18. George Takei asked his now-husband to help train him for a marathon.

    George Takei and Brad Altman at "The Inheritance" opening night performance at the Barrymore Theatre in 2019

    19. Stephen Colbert had to approach his now-wife, Evelyn Colbert, when he experienced love at first sight.

    Stephen Colbert and Evelyn McGee-Colbert at the 71st Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater in September of 2019