Celebrity couples that shocked the world of showbiz

Shock romances!

CELEBRITY COUPLES

by Alex Ross |

Some celebrity couples are, quite frankly, just made for each other - and there's nothing we love more than scrolling through a celebrity's Instagram profile to see all their loved-up snaps.

But there are some couples who completely shocked the world of showbiz when they announced they were dating - just like Girls Aloud star Cheryl, when she announced she was dating One Direction singer Liam Payne.

And who could have foreseen Prince Harry and Suits actress Meghan Markle getting together?

Check out the gallery below to see which other celeb couples we never saw coming:

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Celebrity couples we never saw coming stacked

Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson
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After filling for divorce from husband Kanye West, Kim Kardashian started dating Pete Davidson after the pair met on Saturday Night Live.Despite keeping their relationship relatively private, Kim and Pete went Instagram official in April 2022/

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
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Prince Harry and Suits actress Meghan Markle began dating in October 2016 and married in May 2018. Their first child, Archie, was born in 2019. The couple then welcomed their second child, Lilibet Diana, in June 2021.

Cheryl and Liam Payne
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Cheryl and One Direction singer Liam Payne shocked the world when they announced they were dating back in February 2016. Despite a ten year age gap, the couple welcomed their first child, Bear Grey Payne, back in March 2017.However, in July 2018, Cheryl and Liam released a joint statement revealing they'd split.

Channing Tatum and Jessie J
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After splitting from his wife in early 2018, EVERYBODY was left in shock when reports suggested Channing Tatum was dating pop star Jessie J. The pair split just months later.

Benji Madden and Cameron Diaz
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Actress Cameron Diaz married Benji Madden just two months after she met him, despite many not seeing their romance coming. In 2020, the couple announced they'd welcomed their first child together.

Stephanie Pratt and Jonny Mitchell
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Love Island star Jonny Mitchell and Made In Chelsea's Stephanie Pratt left fans in shock when they confirmed their romance with this picture in September 2017. Sadly, the couple split in December 2017.

Gabby Allen and Myles Stephenson
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After her split from fellow Love Island star Marcel Somervillle, CBB star Gabby Allen announced she was dating X Factor winner Myles Stephenson. However, the pair split in 2019 after Gabby accused Myles of 'cheating'.

Selena Gomez and The Weeknd
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Nobody saw a romance between singers Selena Gomez and The Weeknd coming! But they went strong until October 2017 when the pair reportedly split up.

Katy Perry and Russell Brand
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Katy Perry and Russell Brand married in 2010, much to the surprise of fans. Their marriage was short-lived, leading to a divorce in 2012.

Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston
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Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston were 2016's most talked about romance! Unfortunately, the couple went their separate ways a year later.

Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna
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Rob Kardashian started dating Blac Chyna in 2016, despite her previously dating Rob's sister's ex-boyfriend Tyga. They welcomed a baby girl together called Dream and later ended on very bad terms!

Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher
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Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher married in 2010 after a six year engagement. Nobody saw this marriage coming with the unusual movie roles Sacha plays!

Nicole Richie and Joel madden
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After starring in TV show The Simple Life with her best friend Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie turned a lot of heads when she married Good Charlotte singer Joel Madden in 2010! They share children Harlow and Sparrow.

Sam and Aaron Taylor-Johnson
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Fans of actor Aaron Johnson were left in shock when he married Fifty Shades Of Grey director Sam Taylor. Despite Sam being 24 years older than Aaron, the pair combined their surnames when they got married in 2012. They now have two daughters together, Wylda and Romy.

Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy
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Olsen twin Mary-Kate married French banker Olivier Sarkozy in 2015, despite a 17-year age gap between the pair. Sadly, the pair split in 2020.

Chris Martin and Jennifer Lawrence
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After his split from Gwyneth Paltrow, Coldplay singer Chris Martin was spotted getting cosy with The Hunger Games actress Jennifer Lawrence. Despite not actually confirming a romance, the pair reportedly called things off in 2016.

Francesca Farago and Demi Sims
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TOWIE star Demi Sims and Too Hot To Handle star Francesca Farago left fans shocked in January 2021, when they confirmed they were dating whilst on holiday together in Mexico. The couple shared a cute photo kissing. However, just four months later, the pair confirmed they'd split!

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