21 Celeb Couples Who Started In The DMs, 13 Who Swiped Right, And 16 Who Met IRL
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The advent of social media and dating apps has changed the way a lot of us find love, and for celebrities, it's no different. Basically, the lead actor from your favorite CW show is just as likely to slide into someone's DMs or swipe right on them as Brad from your econ class is.
1.Despite having been catfished twice by other women, Nev Schulman followed Laura Perlongo on Instagram in hopes of getting her attention, and when she commented on a picture of his motorcycle, he messaged her a picture of his helmet and said, "Wanna go for a ride?”
2.Simone Biles saw NFL player Jonathan Owens on Instagram and thought he was cute, so she slid into his DMs to say hi.
10.In 2015, singer Zara Larsson posted a thirst tweet along with a picture of model Brian Whittaker, asking who he was and how he liked his eggs cooked in the morning, and they met IRL soon after.
11.Dua Lipa slid into Anwar Hadid's DMs after they crossed paths at a barbecue.
12.While on a ski trip, YouTuber Caspar Lee followed several University of Exeter students he met on Instagram, and after friend Ambar Miraaj Driscoll came up on his explore page, he followed her but waited a month to comment on her post.
13.During Riverdale Season 1, Travis Mills messaged Madelaine Petsch on Facebook to congratulate her for booking the part of Cheryl Blossom.
14.Nick Young posted a picture of Iggy Azalea on Twitter for #WomanCrushWednesday, and after her friends noticed it, she agreed to go out with the then–NBA player.
15.After Wiz Khalifa told an interviewer he'd be with Amber Rose if he could be with anyone in the world, she messaged him on Twitter.
16.Dylan Sprouse messaged model Barbara Palvin on Instagram after bumping into her at a party, but she didn't reply for six months.
17.Sarah Paulson first locked eyes with Holland Taylor at a party in 2005, but they didn't start dating until Taylor slid into her Twitter DMs a decade later.
18.NBA player Andre Drummond tweeted pictures of Jennette McCurdy for #WomanCrushWednesday for several months, and they met up IRL after she replied that she wanted to watch him play basketball.
19.Austin Mahone and model Katya Henry met through Instagram.
20.Chris Hughes from Love Island and Jesy Nelson had their first date at a Harry Potter–themed bar after reportedly sliding into each other's DMs.
21.The Counting Crows dared Emmy Rossum to come sing with them via Twitter, which sparked the beginning of her relationship with lead singer Adam Duritz.
Now here are 13 celeb couples who matched on dating apps and sites:
22.Amy Schumer and artist Ben Hanisch met on the celebrity dating app Raya.
23.Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon and Jussi-Pekka Kajaala both swiped right on Tinder.
24.The Bachelorette's Hannah Brown liked Adam Woolard's picture on a dating app first, but he was the one who made "an actual move that made any ruckus."
49.At a mutual friend's dinner party, Billy Porter made sure he sat next to Adam Smith, who'd just moved to New York City.
50.And finally, one morning in Rome, a member of Serena Williams' team tried to get Alexis Ohanian to vacate a table they planned to use by telling him there was a rat, but after he replied, "I’m from Brooklyn. I see rats all the time," she invited him to join them.