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17 Famous Celebs Who Dated A Fan And How Long They Stayed Together

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Most of the time, the relationship between a celebrity and a fan is purely parasocial. However, sometimes, it evolves into IRL romance.

While not every relationship between a celebrity and a fan works out, not many people get to say they were once in a relationship with their celeb crush.

Here are 17 celebrities who dated one of their fans:

1. Maya Henry first met Liam Payne at a One Direction meet-and-greet in 2015, and they started dating officially four years later.

"Strip That Down" singer and model

2. Danielle Caesar tweeted about her love for Jake T. Austin for five years before they started dating in 2016.

actor who played Max Russo on "Wizards of Waverly Place" and graphic designer

3. Liza Powel was in the audience during a 2000 taping of Late Night with Conan O'Brien when she caught the host's eye, and he fell for her instantly.

comedian and screenwriter

4. Taraji P. Henson dated a man who was too starstruck with her for the relationship to last.

actor who played Mary Goodwin in "Proud Mary"

5. When Joe Jonas was around 16, he invited a fan to a movie, and they "just made out the entire time."

"What A Man Gotta Do" singer

6. Billie Joe Armstrong met Adrienne Nesser at a Green Day show in Minneapolis in 1990, which inspired the band's song "2000 Light Years Away."

boutique owner and Green Day lead singer

7. When Marjorie Bridges arrived late to a Steve Harvey comedy show, the comedian paused his set, looked at her, and said, "Oh, I’m sorry. I don’t know who this is, but I’m gonna marry her."

sociatie and "Family Feud" host

8. Townes Adair Jones' sister set her up on a blind date with Harry Styles, which inspired his song "Carolina."

"Watermelon Sugar" singer

9. Hairdresser Jillian Fink was shocked when Patrick Dempsey scheduled an appointment for a quick trim, and after three years as her client, he asked her out.

10. Maureen Starkey met Ringo Starr at the Cavern Club, where the Beatles often played, and they got married in 1965.

Beatles drummer and hairdresser

11. Surata Zuri McCants attended Americon Idol winner Ruben Studdard's CD signing at an Atlanta Walmart, and he later found her in another section of the store and asked for her number.

"Sorry 2004" singer and ex-wife

12. According to her former classmates, Kate Middleton had a poster of Prince William on her bedroom wall several years before they met.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

13. Sarah Larson first hung out with George Clooney when he celebrated his birthday at the Las Vegas resort she worked at, and they reconnected at the premiere of Ocean's Thirteen in 2007.

model and actor who played Frank Walker in "Tomorrowland"

14. Alice Kim was working as a server in an LA restaurant when she met Nicolas Cage, and they got married two months later.

actor who played Benjamin Gates in "National Treasure" and server

15. Angela Jones was working as an event planner for Universal Studios Orlando when she met Matthew Lewis during a Wizarding World of Harry Potter event.

actor who played Neville Longbottom in "Harry Potter" and event planner

16. When 16-year-old Kelly Preston walked out of the theater after watching Grease, she looked at a poster of her future husband John Travolta and said, "I'm going to marry that man."

actor who played Vincent Vega in "Pulp Fiction" and actor who played Libby Reynolds in "What a Girl Wants"

17. And finally, all three Hanson brothers met their wives at concerts.

"Mmmbop" band and their spouses