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From Miranda Kerr and Evan Spiegel to Sarah Roberts and James Stewart: The sweetest and most bizarre ways celeb couples first met

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While most of us imagine celebrities meet their soulmates by rubbing shoulders at glamourous red carpet events, there are some A-list couples who first crossed paths in the most unconventional of places.

From Sarah Hyland and Wells Adams, who met through Twitter, and Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady, who were introduced on a blind date, it’s easy to see that celebrities aren’t all that different to us mere mortals when it comes to finding love.

We’ve rounded up how the romances of some of the world’s biggest names started out.

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Miranda Kerr and Evan Spiegel

The supermodel and the Snapchat founder got chatting at a Louis Vuitton event at the Museum of Modern Art in 2014, but their romance didn’t have the smoothest of beginnings.

According to Page Six, Miranda told Evan that her favorite song was Spiegel im Spiegel by composer Arvo Pärt, and the pair exchanged phone numbers. But Evan reportedly abruptly left without saying goodbye.

A month later, the Victoria’s Secret model plucked up the courage to text Evan, asking him if he had listened to the song.

The entrepreneur later revealed he didn’t contact Miranda because he didn’t think she was interested in him. The pair have since gotten married and share two sons.


Sarah Roberts and James Stewart

The Home and Away sweethearts first met during a chemistry test as part of Sarah’s audition for the role of Willow.

“I remember in my final audition for Willow, I had a chemistry test opposite Jimmy – who’s now my husband,” Sarah previously explained.

“Geoffrey the director came out and said: ‘Look I’m not going to bring you into the room first. I just want you to walk straight into the audition room and go straight into the scene’. I was like, ‘You know what? This is my third audition for Home And Away, I’m just gonna go for it.'”


Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth

Reese met Jim, a Hollywood producer, at a party where his drunk friend was hitting on the Legally Blonde actress.

The pair were at a mutual friend’s house when Jim explained to the 45-year-old actress that his mate was going through a bad breakup. Reese said she was smitten by Jim’s chivalry and the rest is history!


Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness

The love story of Hugh and Deborra-Lee is as sweet (quite literally) as it comes. After finishing drama school, the Wolverine star met Deborra-Lee on the set of his first ever acting gig Correlli.

Hugh developed feelings for the Shame actress, and eventually came clean about his crush at a dinner party while they were making crepes together.

“I got a crush on you. I’ll get over it, I’m sorry,” Hugh told her, to which she replied: “Oh? Because I’ve got a crush on you too.”


Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen

The NFL legend and the supermodel met in a very old school way – on a blind date! Mutual friends of Tom and Gisele set them up in 2006, and they haven’t looked back since.

“This friend told me he knew a girl version of me,” Tom said in 2009, with Gisele adding: “And he said to me he’d found a boy version of me.”


Chrissy Teigen and John Legend

Chrissy and John met back in 2007 when she played his love interest in the music video for his song Stereo.

But despite the glitz and glam of the way they first crossed paths, the couple had a very down-to-earth first date. After the shoot wrapped, Chrissy went back to the Grammy winner’s hotel room and the pair ate In-N-Out burgers and shared their first kiss.

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Miranda Kerr talks about how she met Evan Spiegel


Andy Samberg and Joanna Newsom

The Saturday Night Live funnyman met Joanna, a musician, backstage at one of her concerts in 2008.

Fred Armisen, Andy’s SNL co-star and a friend of Joanna’s, introduced the pair. The Hot Rod star was instantly smitten, later revealing he saw “heart bubbles” when Joanna recognised him from a music video.


Sarah Hyland and Wells Adams

The Modern Family star and the Bachelorette alum met in the most millennial of ways – on Twitter!

Sarah revealed to Jimmy Kimmel that she had tweeted about Wells’ time on the dating show, and the two struck up a tweet thread after it turned out he was a huge Modern Family fan. Wells soon slid into Sarah’s DMs, and the pair eventually met up for tacos in LA.


Stanley Tucci and Felicity Blunt

Stanley met the sister of his The Devil Wears Prada co-star at her wedding to John Krasinski.

On Late Night with Seth Meyers, Emily Blunt revealed that she and Stanley got along so well while filming the comedy that she invited him to her 2010 wedding.


Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani

The No Doubt star and the country music singer met, quite literally, in front of America. The pair both served as judges on The Voice and began dating in November 2015.

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