22 Celebs Who've Hooked Up With, Dated, And Even Married Fans Or "Regular" People

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Recently, Jennifer Coolidge confessed to sleeping with over 200 people as a direct result of playing Stifler's Mom in the 1999 movie American Pie.

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Intrigued by this, I thought: Hmm...I wonder what other celebs have gone on to hook up with fans (or even date and marry them).

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Well, if you're like me and were also wondering, here's a decently comprehensive list I've compiled:

1.Jennifer Coolidge said she slept with over 200 people after playing Stifler's mom in American Pie.

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2.Charlie Puth said he lost his virginity to a fan when he was 21.

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Emma Mcintyre / Getty Images for ABA

3.Ed Sheeran married his high school crush, Cherry Seaborn, after they reconnected while she was working on Wall Street and he was playing in New York.

The couple wed in a

The couple wed in a "top-secret ceremony" in January 2019, and they now share a daughter together.

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4.Joe Jonas went on a movie date with a fan and just made out with her the whole time.

In a profile with New York Magazine shortly after the Jonas Brothers broke up, Joe revealed: 

In a profile with New York Magazine shortly after the Jonas Brothers broke up, Joe revealed: "Yes, I’ve dated fans. I can’t say that I’ve never put a foot in that world; there were times when I definitely took advantage of the opportunities I had."

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5.Riz Ahmed met his wife, Fatima Farheen Mirza, at a café where they jostled over the same laptop plug.

They tied the knot in late 2020.

They tied the knot in late 2020.

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6.Ariana Grande married real estate agent Dalton Gomez after he helped her look for a new house.

7.Harry Styles hesitantly revealed he's hooked up with a fan during a "Never Have I Ever" segment on Ellen.

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I mean, come on..........

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8.Liam Payne started dating Maya Henry in 2019 (aka four years after meeting her at a One Direction meet-and-greet!)

They were engaged but officially called it off in 2022.

They were engaged but officially called it off in 2022.

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9.Prince William married Kate Middleton, who he says had posters of him hung up in her college dorm room. (Kate vehemently denies this.)

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10.Drake confessed to hooking up with a fan while on tour.

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11.Kevin Jonas married Danielle Deleasa, aka a girl he met while on a family vacation in the Bahamas.

Knowing Danielle was The One™, Kevin told Glamour: 

Knowing Danielle was The One™, Kevin told Glamour: "I cyberstalked her after we met and cyberstalked to see what flight she was going to be on coming home, and then I called her the minute she landed," he revealed. "That might have been a little overboard, but I just went for it."

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12.Nicolas Cage met waitress Alice Kim in 2004 while he was out to dinner at the restaurant where she worked.

The pair married two months after meeting, and they split in 2016 after 11 years of marriage.

The pair married two months after meeting, and they split in 2016 after 11 years of marriage.

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13.Wanda Sykes first laid eyes on Alex Niedbalski when she was talking to a child on a ferry to Fire Island — Wanda basically fell in love right then and there.

The two finally got introduced when Wanda was remodeling her kitchen and her friend suggested hiring Alex to install the granite countertops she was selling.The couple married in Las Vegas in 2008.

The two finally got introduced when Wanda was remodeling her kitchen and her friend suggested hiring Alex to install the granite countertops she was selling.

The couple married in Las Vegas in 2008.

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14.Meryl Streep met her brother's friend, Don Gummer, when they came to help her pack her things following the death of her boyfriend/costar John Cazale.

Meryl exchanged letters with the sculptor until she eventually moved in with him. In 1978 — six months after John's passing — Meryl and Don got married in her parents' garden.

Meryl exchanged letters with the sculptor until she eventually moved in with him. In 1978 — six months after John's passing — Meryl and Don got married in her parents' garden.

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15.Conan O'Brien spotted a beautiful audience member — Liza Powel — at one of his show tapings in 2000 and eventually married her.

He later told Piers Morgan,

He later told Piers Morgan, "Somewhere, in the vault at NBC, there's footage of me literally falling for my wife on camera."

Conan and Liza married two years later and have two children together.

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16.Ken Jeong met Tran Ho at a mixer for single doctors back when he was still a practicing physician.

They got married in 2004. Ken even named one of his comedy specials after her, calling it You Complete Me, Ho.

They got married in 2004. Ken even named one of his comedy specials after her, calling it You Complete Me, Ho.

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17.Patrick Dempsey married his hairstylist, Jillian Fink.

After three years of countless haircuts, the two began dating and went on to marry in 1996. But after 15 years of marriage, Jillian filed for divorce. However, the couple still had hope — they attended couples therapy, which ultimately helped them reconcile after one year apart.

After three years of countless haircuts, the two began dating and went on to marry in 1996. But after 15 years of marriage, Jillian filed for divorce. However, the couple still had hope — they attended couples therapy, which ultimately helped them reconcile after one year apart.

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18.Matt Damon met his wife, Luciana Barroso, at a bar in Miami where she was bartending.

While filming his 2003 movie Stuck on You, Matt went out to a bar...and the rest was history.He spilled about it on a 2011 episode of Ellen:

While filming his 2003 movie Stuck on You, Matt went out to a bar...and the rest was history.

He spilled about it on a 2011 episode of Ellen: "I literally saw her across a crowded room, literally. I don't know how else our paths would've crossed if that didn't happen. If all those things didn't happen...when you're tired, suck it up and go to the bar and you might meet your wife."

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19.Paul Rudd met his wife, Julie Yaeger, when he dropped off his luggage at his publicist's office where Julie worked.

He asked her out to lunch a couple days later, and they tied the knot in 2003.

He asked her out to lunch a couple days later, and they tied the knot in 2003.

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20.Jon Stewart met veterinary technician Tracey McShane on a blind date set up by her roommate.

<div><p>"It's a fairy tale from my end," Tracey <a href="https://go.redirectingat.com?id=74679X1524629&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.buzzfeed.com%2Fsydrobinson1%2Fcelebrities-who-have-dated-fans&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.oprah.com%2Fomagazine%2Foprah-interviews-jon-stewart%23ixzz4SH6N2ocK&xcust=6285801%7CBF-VERIZON&xs=1" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:confessed" class="link ">confessed</a> to Oprah Winfrey in 2005. "I had just gotten out of a seven-year relationship. I was depressed, and my friends were trying to set me up all the time. <b>After a bad date, they'd ask, ‘What are you looking for?' I had discovered<i> The Jon Stewart Show</i>, so I said, 'Someone funny and sweet, like Jon Stewart.'</b>"</p></div><span> Mike Pont / FilmMagic</span>

"It's a fairy tale from my end," Tracey confessed to Oprah Winfrey in 2005. "I had just gotten out of a seven-year relationship. I was depressed, and my friends were trying to set me up all the time. After a bad date, they'd ask, ‘What are you looking for?' I had discovered The Jon Stewart Show, so I said, 'Someone funny and sweet, like Jon Stewart.'"

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21.Dolly Parton met Carl Dean outside of a laundromat in Nashville.

He took her to meet his parents within a week of meeting her, and the couple got married two years later in a private ceremony attended only by her mother.

He took her to meet his parents within a week of meeting her, and the couple got married two years later in a private ceremony attended only by her mother.

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22.And lastly, Jon Bon Jovi started dating Dorothea Hurley in high school, and they've been going strong ever since.

The high school sweethearts married in 1989.

The high school sweethearts married in 1989.

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