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    16 Celeb Couples Who Made Their Red Carpet Debut In 2021 And How Long They've Actually Been Together

    2021 is the year of love!

    When you're a celebrity, walking the red carpet with your significant other for the first time is a big step in your relationship — it lets the whole world know you're together.

    Some celeb couples make their red carpet debut as soon as things are official, and others wait months or even years to confirm their relationship in public.

    Here are 16 celebrity couples who made their red carpet debut in 2021:

    1. Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker walked their first red carpet together at the VMAs in September.

    Blink-182 drummer and reality star

    They started dating in February after 15 years of friendship.

    former reality stars

    2. Tom Hiddleston and Zawe Ashton seemingly confirmed they're together at the Tony Awards in September.

    "Loki" actor and "The Marvels" actor

    They've been rumored to be together since they starred in Betrayal on Broadway together in 2019.

    "Thor" actor and Broadway performer

    3. JoJo Siwa and Kylie Prew made their debut at the premiere of The J-Team in September.

    Nickelodeon star and her non-celebrity partner

    They've been together since January.

    "Dance Moms" star and her non-famous partner

    4. Bad Bunny and Gabriela Berlingeri made their debut at the Billboard Latin Music Awards in September.

    Bad Bunny and Gabriela Berlingeri posing on the red carpet

    They've been dating since 2017.

    5. Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck walked their first red carpet since getting back together at the Venice Film Festival in September.

    "Gigle" costars

    They previously dated from 2002-2004 and were engaged, and they reunited this summer.

    "Gone Girl" actor and "Maid in Manhattan" actor

    6. Halsey and Alev Aydin walked their first red carpet together at the If I Can't Have Love, I Want Power movie premiere in August.

    singer and filmmaker

    They were first spotted together in 2019, announced their pregnancy in January 2021, and had their baby in July.

    singer and screenwriter

    7. Niall Horan and Amelia Woolley made their debut at a fundraiser for The Black Heart Foundation in September.

    singer and fashion buyer

    They've reportedly been together since 2020.

    One Direction member and fashion buyer

    8. Rihanna and A$AP Rocky walked their first red carpet together at the Met Gala.

    rapper and Fenty owner

    They started dating in 2020.

    singer and rapper

    9. Taika Waititi and Rita Ora walked their first red carpet together at the premiere of The Suicide Squad in August.

    director and singer

    They started dating around April.

    "Suicide Squad" actor and singer

    10. Dixie D'Amelio and Noah Beck made their red carpet debut at the Billboard Music Awards in May.

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    They confirmed their relationship in 2020.

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    11. Avril Lavigne and Mod Sun made their debut at the VMAs in September.

    singers

    They first sparked dating rumors when they released "Flames" together in January.

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    12. Justin Hartley and Sofia Pernas made their debut at the MTV Movie and Video Awards in May.

    "The Hunt" actor and "The Green Ghost" actor

    They first met as costars on The Young and The Restless in 2015 and started dating in 2020.

    "This is Us" actor and "Secret Society of Second Born Royals" actor

    13. Nicolas Cage and Riko Shibata walked their first red carpet together at the PIG premiere in July.

    "National Treasure" actor and his non-celebrity wife

    They got married in February.

    "Ghost Rider" actor and non-famous wife

    14. Chrishell Stause and Jason Oppenheim made their debut at the premiere of Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings in August.

    "Selling Sunset" reality stars

    The Selling Sunset costars have been working together since 2018 and started dating in July 2021.

    real estate professionals and Netflix stars

    15. Halle Berry and Van Hunt walked their first red carpet together at the Academy Awards in April.

    "Catwoman" actor and music producer

    They started dating in 2020.

    "The Call" actor and music mogul

    16. And finally, Megan Thee Stallion and Pardison Fontaine made their debut at the iHeartRadio Music Awards in May.

    rappers

    She confirmed their relationship via Instagram Live in February.

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