In some MCU movies and TV shows, the romances are as epic as the journey the hero undergoes. A few of the couples have so much chemistry that you almost wish the actors were together in real life. Disney+ / Via giphy.com While Tom Holland and Zendaya are the only onscreen MCU couple who are also dating in real life, many of the other actors are out there living epic romances of their very own. Marvel / Via giphy.com Here are 14 MCU couples vs. who the actors are dating or married to IRL: 1. Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany play spouses Wanda Maximoff and Vision in WandaVision. Disney+/Marvel Studios / Courtesy Everett Collection In real life, Elizabeth is married to Robbie Arnett, who's a vocalist in the indie band Milo Greene.
They've been together since 2017.
Rich Fury / Getty Images Paul married fellow actor Jennifer Connelly, who voiced the AI Karen in Spider-Man: Homecoming, in 2003.
They met on the set of 2001's
A Beautiful Mind and were engaged before they officially started dating.
two children, and Jennifer also has a son from her previous marriage. Bertrand Rindoff Petroff / Getty Images 2. Though Tom Hiddleston and Sophia Di Martino both play variants of the same character in Loki, they share an onscreen kiss. Marvel Studios / Via Disney+ In real life, Tom is reportedly engaged to his Betrayal costar Zawe Ashton.
Zawe is set to join the MCU as a currently unnamed villain in the upcoming
Captain Marvel follow-up . The Marvels Jeff Spicer / Jeff Spicer / Getty Images Sophia is in a long-term relationship with Flowers creator Will Sharpe. Tim P. Whitby / Getty Images / John Phillips / Getty Images for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures UK 3. As Tony Stark and Pepper Potts, Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow play love interests in Iron Man. Paramount / Â©Paramount/Courtesy Everett Collection In real life, Robert married producer Susan Downey (née Levin) in 2005.
two children together. Robert also has an older son from his previous marriage to Deborah Falconer. Karwai Tang / WireImage / Via Getty Gwyneth married Brad Falchuk, who co-created shows like Glee and Pose, in 2018.
Their wedding dinner was prepared by Mario Carbone, the same chef who owns the restaurant where they had their first date.
John Lamparski / Getty Images 4. Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman play intergalactic on-again/off-again couple Thor and Jane Foster in Thor. Walt Disney Co. / Â©Walt Disney Co./Courtesy Everett Collection In real life, Chris married model Elsa Pataky in 2010. Axelle / FilmMagic / Via Getty Natalie married her Black Swan choreographer Benjamin Millepied in 2012. Tommaso Boddi / WireImage / Via Getty 5. In Avengers: Age of Ultron, Scarlett Johansson and Mark Ruffalo fell in love as Natasha Romanoff and Bruce Banner. Walt Disney Co. / Â©Walt Disney Co./Courtesy Everett Collection In real life, Scarlett married Saturday Night Live's Colin Jost in 2020. Paul Morigi / Getty Images
They have three children together.
Michael Loccisano / WireImage / Via Getting 6. In Spider-Man: No Way Home, Zendaya and Tom Holland play high school couple MJ Jones and Peter Parker. Sony Pictures Releasing / © Marvel Entertainment / Courtesy Everett Collection Zendaya and Tom are dating in real life, too.
They've been together since 2021.
Albert L. Ortega / Getty Images 7. In Guardians of the Galaxy, Zoe Saldaña and Chris Pratt play love interests Gamora and Peter Quill. Walt Disney Co. / Â©Walt Disney Co./courtesy Everett / Everett Collection In real life, Zoe married artist Marco Perego Saldaña in 2013. Stefania D'alessandro / Getty Images Chris married Katherine Schwarzenegger in 2019.
expecting their second child together. Chris has an older son from his previous marriage to Anna Faris. Valerie Macon / AFP via Getty Images 8. In Ant-Man and the Wasp, Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly play superhero couple Scott Lang and Hope van Dyne. Ben Rothstein / Â©Walt Disney Co./courtesy Everett / Everett Collection In real life, Paul married producer/screenwriter Julie Yaeger in 2003.
She was the first person he met after moving to New York City following his role in
two kids. Frazer Harrison / Getty Images Evangeline has been in a long-term relationship with Norman Kali, who was a production assistant on her show Lost, since 2010. 9. Benedict Cumberbatch and Rachel McAdams play love interests Stephen Strange and Christine Palmer in Doctor Strange. Walt Disney Co. / Â©Walt Disney Co./courtesy Everett / Everett Collection In real life, Benedict married playwright Sophie Hunter in 2015.
They met on the set of
Burlesque Fairytales in 2009 and now share three sons. Karwai Tang / WireImage / Via Getty Rachel has been in a long-term relationship with screenwriter and director Jamie Linden since 2016. Michael Stewart / WireImage / Taylor Hill / Getty Images 10. In Black Widow, David Harbour and Rachel Weisz play fake-couple-turned-real-romantic-interests Alexei Shostakov and Melina Vostokoff. Marvel Studios / Via Disney+ In real life, David married singer Lily Allen in 2020.
They tied the knot in Las Vegas — complete with an Elvis impersonator as the officiant.
Santiago Felipe / Getty Images Rachel married actor Daniel Craig in 2011.
They only invited four guests — including their two children from previous relationships — to their wedding.
They welcomed their
first child together in 2018. Paul Bruinooge / Patrick McMullan via Getty Images 11. In Eternals, Gemma Chan and Kit Harington play couple Sersi and Dane Whitman. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures / © Marvel Studios / Courtesy Everett Collection In real life, Gemma has been dating fellow Marvel actor Dominic Cooper — who played Howard Stark in Marvel projects like Captain America and Agent Carter — since 2018.
They starred in 2017's
Stratton together. David M. Benett / Dave Benett / Getty Images for Veuve Clicquot Kit married his Game of Thrones costar/love interest Rose Leslie in 2018. Taylor Hill / WireImage / Via Getty 12. In the same movie, Barry Keoghan and Lauren Ridloff play love interests Druig and Makkari. Sophie Mutevelian / © Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures / © Marvel Studios / Courtesy Everett Collection In real life, Barry is in a relationship with Alyson Sandro.
He even got Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson to wish her happy birthday on
Instagram. Samir Hussein / Samir Hussein / WireImage / Via Getty Lauren married artist and performer Douglas Ridloff in 2006. Tim P. Whitby / Tim P. Whitby / Getty Images 13. Eternals also features Brian Tyree Henry and Haaz Sleiman as married couple Phastos and Ben. Marvel Studios / Via Disney+ In real life, Brian is reportedly single, but after losing his mother, he "just started living in a place of, like, look, man: This world is full of millions of people. It's not about you finding them. Or y'all finding each other. It's about you finding yourself.”
GQ, "I remember having this talk with my mother, because I didn't even know what love meant...I wanted to know why she was with this dude, because we saw how he treated my mother...I was like, ‘Well, I'm the only man you made. Crafted me in your image, basically. And I can never leave you. No matter where I go, there you are. So if you don't love this man, leave him, for real...'Cause he'll never be better than me.'" Jesse Grant / Getty Images for Disney Likewise, Haaz has not publicly confirmed any romantic partners, but he said that representation like Phastos and Ben bring to the movie is "beyond a dream come true, it’s lifesaving."
Variety, "I wish I had that when I was a kid, to see this.” Jesse Grant / Getty Images for Disney 14. And finally, in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Fala Chen and Tony Leung Chiu-wai play Ying Li and Wenwu, Shang-Chi's parents. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures / © Marvel Studios / Courtesy Everett Collection In real life, Fala married entrepreneur Emmanuel Straschnov in 2019. After 19 years of dating, Tony married actor and singer Carina Lau in 2008.
They've been in multiple movies together, including
The Duke of Mount Deer, Days of Being Wild, and Police Cadet. Vcg / VCG via Getty Images