15 Pairs Of TV Actors Who Married Their Longtime Costar

    "So, how did you two meet?" "You know...at work."

    Sometimes TV actors spend so much time pretending to be in love with their costar that the butterflies in their stomach become real. Their love story plays out behind the scenes while their characters' plays out on camera.

    Oftentimes, these costar couples wait until their show wraps to tie the knot. Some, however, say their vows before the final episode airs.

    Here are 15 costar couples who got married while starring in a TV show together:

    1. Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer played Sookie Stackhouse and Bill Compton on True Blood from 2008 to 2014.

    Sookie and Bill kiss

    They got married in 2010.

    "True Blood" costars at the SAG Awards

    2. Grace Gealey played Anika "Boo Boo Kitty" Calhoun on Empire from 2015 to 2018, and Trai Byers played Andre Lyon from 2015 to 2020.

    Anika and Andre in a board meeting

    They got married in 2016.

    "Empire" costars embracing on the red carpet

    3. Mariska Hargitay has played Olivia Benson on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit since 1999; Peter Hermann was also a cast member, playing Trevor Langan, from 2002 to 2019, then returned in 2021.

    Trevor visits Olivia's office

    They got married in 2004.

    "Law & Order: SVU" costars

    4. Josh Dallas and Ginnifer Goodwin played Prince Charming and Snow White on Once Upon a Time from 2011 to 2018.

    Charming and Snow go hunting

    They got married in 2014.

    "Once Upon a Time" costars

    5. Melissa Benoist has played Kara Danvers on Supergirl since 2015, and Chris Wood joined the cast as Mon-El in 2016.

    Mon-El and Kara have an intense conversation

    They got married in 2019.

    "Supergirl" costars on the red carpet

    6. Kelly Ripa played Hayley Vaughan on All My Children from 1990 to 2002 and reprised her role in 2010, and Mark Consuelos played Mateo Santos from 1995 to 2002 (taking over the role from Tito Ortiz) and reprised his role in 2010.

    Haley and Mateo's wedding

    They got married in 1996.

    "All My Children" costars on the red carpet

    7. Sophia Bush played Brooke Davis on One Tree Hill from 2003 to 2012, and Chad Michael Murray played Lucas Scott from 2003 to 2009, then returned in 2012.

    Brooke and Lucas cuddle on the couch

    They got married in 2005, separated after a few months, then finalized their divorce in 2006.

    Sophia and Chad on the red carpet

    8. Eliza Taylor and Bob Morley played Clarke Griffin and Bellamy Blake on The 100 from 2014 to 2020.

    Clarke gives Bellamy a look

    They got married in 2019.

    "The 100" costars

    9. Jared Padalecki played Sam Winchester on Supernatural from 2005 to 2020, and Genevieve Cortese took over the role of Ruby (who was previously played by Katie Cassidy) in 2007.

    Ruby runs her fingers through Sam's hair

    They got married in 2010.

    "Supernatural" costars on the red carpet

    10. Vincent Kartheiser played Pete Campbell on Mad Men from 2007 to 2015, and Alexis Bledel joined the cast as Beth Dawes in 2011.

    Pete and Beth kiss

    They got married in 2014.

    "Mad Men" costars on the red carpet

    11. Alyson Hannigan played Willow Rosenberg on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel from 1997 to 2003, and Alexis Denisof played Wesley Wyndam-Pryce from 1999 to 2004.

    Willow and Wesley discuss their darkness

    They got married in 2003.

    "Buffy" costars" on the Emmys red carpet

    12. Linda Kaye Henning played Betty Jo Bradley on Petticoat Junction from 1963 to 1970, and Mike Minor joined the cast as Steve Elliott in 1966.

    Betty Jo and Steve pose together

    They got married in 1968 and divorced in 1973.

    "Petticoat Junction" costars

    13. Johanna Braddy and Josh Blaylock played Jennifer Matthews/Jenny Matrix and Brian Doheny in Video Game High School from 2012 to 2014.

    Jenny and Brian meet up outside school

    They got married in 2012 and divorced in 2015.

    "Video Game High School" costars dressed casually on the red carpet

    14. Mary Elizabeth Ellis and Charlie Day have been playing the Waitress and Charlie Kelly on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia since 2005.

    The Waitress and Charlie wake up together

    They got married in 2006.

    "It's Always Sunny" costars

    15. And finally, Kaitlin Olson and Rob McElhenney have been playing Deandra "Sweet Dee" Reynolds and Ronald "Mac" McDonald on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia since 2005.

    Sweet Dee and Mac look at apartment ads

    They got married in 2008.

    "It's Always Sunny" costars