29+ Celebrity Couples Who Broke Up and Got Back Together


| LAST UPDATE 04/09/2023

By Abby Wall

With all the glitz and glam, some couples in the entertainment industry are meant to break up and make up a few times. Here are some of the most talked-about romance rollercoasters in Hollywood.

Winnie Harlow & Kyle Kuzma

The Washington Wizards forward and model extraordinaire Winnie Harlow first connected back in 2020 when Kuzma slid into her DM's, but they split just after a year of being together.

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However, the two were spotted holding hands and getting cozy in NYC at the end of 2021, confirming that they are, in fact, back on. "I think what makes us work is [that] Kyle is such a relationship guy. He's so All-American, super sweet," Harlow gushed to People. We approve!

Dax Shepard & Kristen Bell

What's not to love about their love? Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell have been married since 2013, but it wasn't an easy road getting there. After dating for around three months, Bell told POPSUGAR, "He sat me down and said, 'I can't have this right now. I think you're wonderful, but I am still dating other people.'"

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What's a girl going to do with that? However, it didn't take Shepard long to realize that Bell was the only belle for him. The podcast host immediately called up his now-wife to say, "I don't know what I was thinking. I was dating someone else, but they're just not as interesting as you." And the rest is history.

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Ben Stiller & Christine Taylor

After being married for nearly 17 years, audiences were shocked to hear that Ben Stiller and his wife, Christine Taylor, were getting separated. The loving couple had met years prior when they met while shooting a pilot that evidently never aired.

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Fast forward a few years, and the couple announced the happy news that they had gotten back together. It was during the pandemic when Stiller moved back into their family home with their two kids, and their love had rekindled. "It just happened organically," Christine told Drew Barrymore on her talk show.

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Prince William & Kate Middleton

If the royals can split up and get back together and live happily ever after, can't we? Kate Middleton and Prince William met in college back in 2001 and kept their relationship pretty private until their big debut in 2004. However, the couple took a short break in 2007.

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According to William, they "were both very young" at the time and just needed time to "find our [their] own way." It didn't take long for the couple to reconnect, and in 2011 they officially became The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. And now the happy couple are parents to three beautiful children!

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Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel

One of Hollywood's most influential power couples, Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake, have been together for over a decade. Still, there was a point four years into their relationship when they broke up when they mutually decided it was time to move on. The couple rekindled after just a few months apart and engaged shortly after.

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"She is the single-handedly most significant person in my life," Timberlake told Vanity Fair months before their engagement. The couple tied the knot in 2012 and welcomed their first son Silas in April 2015 and their second child, Phineas, five years later. Talk about a couple that's, tearin' up our hearts!

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Adam Levine & Behati Prinsloo

"Famous last words, 'I'll never get married,'" Levine told Jay Leno on The Tonight Show. Well, that sentiment didn't stick around for very long! Levine and the Victoria's Secret model tied the knot in 2014, but they had a brief hiatus where the Maroon 5 frontman dated Behati's co-worker, Nina Agdal.

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Their fling didn't last too long, and Levine and Prinsloo reconnected and became engaged in July 2013. A source later told Us Weekly that Levine "realized he really does love her, and she was The One." The couple is now parents to Dusty Rose, 6, Gio Grace, 5, and a third baby born in January of this year.

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Pink & Carey Hart

Pink and Carey Hart have managed to pass the ultimate test of time. The former motocross competitor and singer have known each other since their 20s and have been married since 2006. "We've really grown up together," Pink told People. However, the couple did face a bit of a rough patch two years after saying their 'I do's.'

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The couple began seeing each other again in 2009 and welcomed their first child, Willow, in 2011, and a few years later, their son Jameson. Throughout all the ups and downs in their relationship, the couple is still standing strong and making their relationship work.

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Katy Perry & Orlando Bloom

It was love at first burger (or sight) for these two! Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry's relationship dates back to a Golden Globes afterparty, where the two met eating In-N-Out burgers. From there, the couple was inseparable, but things took a turn a year later in 2017, and they split but remained friends, according to Bloom.

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The couple didn't stay away from one another and made their red carpet appearance in 2018 at a red carpet event in Monaco. By 2019 the couple was engaged, and by 2020 they had welcomed their baby girl into their life! "It's just the best in the world. It's the game-changer." Perry told People, "My heart is so full, finally."

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Bella Hadid & The Weeknd

After initially hooking up in 2015, the model and the musician have gone through multiple breakups and make-ups in their years of dating. However, the couple ultimately called it quits due to their busy schedules but remained in each other's lives.

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Once the couple split up for a second time, the singer began dating Selena Gomez, but allegedly there were no hard feelings between the exes. However, it didn't take long for the lovebirds to reconnect after Abel's split with Gomez (and break up once and for all in 2019). After all, a lot of the singer's music is inspired by Hadid!

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Billy Porter & Adam Smith

The now-married couple met over a decade ago, in 2009, at a dinner party! Who doesn't love a good dinner party? Smith and Porter began dating soon after, but seven months down the line called it quits, remaining as friends. However, in 2015 the couple decided to give their relationship another try.

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Smith later admitted that his love for Porter had been "marinating" within him over the years, and he was just looking for the right time to approach the subject. The Broadway star proposed to Smith during a double dinner date in London as an ode to how they first met, and 16 days later, they said their 'I do's!

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Jennifer Lopez & Ben Affleck

If this isn't a fairytale ending, what is? The whole world was rooting for Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez 20 years ago and again in 2021. The Hollywood power couple met in 2002 on the set of Gigli while the superstar musician was still married to Chris Judd, and following her divorce, Lopez and Affleck began dating.

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The couple was engaged but ended their relationship before hitting the altar. So how is it possible to rekindle all these years later? Well, it sounds like neither of them ever fell out of love. "When we reconnected, those feelings for me were still very real," the singer said. And two decades later, the couple got hitched in Vegas!

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Sylvester Stallone & Jennifer Flavin

The couple first met in the late '80s, and by 1996 they welcomed their first baby! The couple has faced a whole lot of ups and downs within their marriage, and after 25 years together, the couple announced their divorce. Stallone said, "I love my family. We are amicably and privately addressing these personal issues."

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But just a few weeks later, Rocky and his beau decided to call off their divorce and try again. "They decided to meet back up at home, where they talked and were able to work out their differences. They are both extremely happy," Stallone's rep told Page Six.

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Camila Mendes & Charles Melton

Dating your co-worker can definitely get a little tricky, especially when you're a Hollywood celebrity dating your famous co-star. But Riverdale stars Camila Mendes and Charles Melton decided to go ahead and give it a try anyways, and well, it almost worked.

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The couple began dating in 2018 and, after a year, went on a break. But after reconnecting on the set of Riverdale, they decided to give their relationship another try. According to an insider, they realized they still had a "strong connection and chemistry" with one another. However, they broke up for the last time in 2022.

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Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos

They might have started as co-workers on the television series All My Children, but their on-screen romance quickly went off-screen. Their chemistry was magnetic, and after less than a year together, the couple decided to get hitched! But according to the bride herself, "right before we got married, we broke up."

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The talk show host shared, "We broke up, and we got back together the day before we went off and eloped. Yeah, we eloped. We went to Vegas and got married." In retrospect, Ripa even believes she was "too young to get married" at 25, but they "didn't know any other way." And well, here we are 26 years later!

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Justin & Hailey Bieber

The couple has faced some serious trials and tribulations over the years, but they are living proof that love does conquer all! They dated in 2014 for two years before splitting with a "very dramatic ex-communication," and in 2018, they rekindled their relationship.

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Baldwin was just ending a relationship with Shawn Mendes, and Bieber was in his on-and-off-again phase with Selena Gomez when they decided to go for round two. And after a month of getting back together, they announced their engagement and were married shortly after.

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William Shatner & Elizabeth Martin

The 91-year-old Strek Trek legend and his 64-year-old wife decided to give their marriage another shot three years after announcing to the public they were splitting up. Shatner married Martin, a horse trainer, in 2001 after they met through their shared love of horses.

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Both Martin and Shatner had been previously married and widowed when they tied the knot. And after nearly 20 years of marriage, they separated. Still, after searching for love on their own, they came back together again. William told the Mirror, "My wife… she is the zest of life. She brings the flavor."

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Sharon & Ozzy Osbourne

They may have been married for over 40 years, but the couple has faced their fair share of challenges. After becoming parents to Aimee, Kelly, and Jack, the couple was in the spotlight when Ozzy attacked his wife and was arrested for attempted murder.

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Although the couple didn't formally split, it was a long road back to recovery. In 2016, the Black Sabbath singer and TV personality briefly broke up after facing a cheating scandal. However, they decided to move past the drama and renew their vows to one another.

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Patrick & Jillian Dempsey

Dempsey and his wife met in 1994 when the Grey's Anatomy star was a client at Jill's hair salon! Talk about a meet-cute. The couple wed a few years later and are parents to three children. However, in 2015, McDreamy and his McWife almost called it quits.

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The celebrity artist filed for divorce and spent months in couples therapy before deciding to give their relationship another go. "Our marriage was not something I was prepared to let go of," Patrick told People in 2016. "We both wanted to fight for it," he said.

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Gabrielle Union & Dwayne Wade

Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade are one of those couples we strive to embody. They've stood strong as a couple through thick and thin, and we will forever stan this union! The actress and NBA legend first connected back in 2007 but didn't go public with their relationship until 2010.

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Union and Wade were both married before, so they decided not to rush anything before walking down the aisle. However, in 2013 the couple briefly split due to "distance and scheduling," according to Union. However, it didn't take long for them to find their way back to each other, and in 2014 they tied the knot!

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Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino & Lauren Sorrentino

Before 'The Situation' was living it up on the Jersey Shore, Sorrentino was in a four-year relationship with Lauren Pesce. Once Mike was cast to star in the MTV reality show Jersey Shore, the couple broke up. And well, we all saw what happened there.

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A year after the iconic show's finale, the lovebirds reconciled their love and have stood strong ever since. The couple said their I do's in 2018 and share two children together. "She's my best friend, my better half," Mike said of his wife. "She makes me a better person. I'm so excited that she's in my life."

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Nene Leakes & Gregg Leakes

The pair first wed in 1997, and after joining The Real Housewives of Atlanta in 2008, their love life became a centerpiece of the reality show. A few short years later, the couple filed for divorce, with Gregg explaining that the "fame got to [NeNe's] head."

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After finalizing their divorce in 2011, the on-and-off-again couple exchanged vows for a second time in 2013. Their wedding ceremony was broadcasted on Bravo as a special series, I Dream of NeNe: The Wedding. Despite all the bumps in the road, the couple remained happily married until Gregg passed away due to cancer in 2021.

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Miley Cyrus & Liam Hemsworth

If only we knew then what we know now. Yes, we are referring to Cyrus' song, Flowers. The couple was once one of Hollywood's most loved. But after years of an on-and-off relationship, the couple said their goodbyes in 2019. Miley said, "I had to make a healthy decision for myself to leave a previous life behind."

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Cyrus and Hemsworth met in 2009 while filming The Last Song, and immediately they were up and they were down. Regardless, the couple got engaged in 2012, but by 2013 the wedding was called off. Three years later, rumors sprouted the two had been seeing each other, and by 2018 they had tied the knot.

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Dave & Odette Annable

The Annables have seen it all! The Hollywood couple tied the knot in 2010 after less than two years of dating. But after nearly ten years of marriage, they announced that they would be separating. And almost a year later, they took to Instagram to share they had reconciled and gotten back together.

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"2020. It ain't all bad news. #TheAnnables," both couples wrote on their social media. Dave jokingly commented on his wife's picture, "My post is better." We love some playful banter! The duo shares two beautiful children: Charlie Mae, 7, and Andersen "Andi" Lee Annable, born last October.

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Nick Lachey & Vanessa Lachey

Nick and Vanessa Lachey basically defined the 2000s era. The couple met after on TRL when Vanessa was a host, but the two didn't make this official until we saw her star in his What's Left Of Me music video in '06. However, the couple broke up in 2009 before Vanessa gave Nick a giant wake-up call.

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Ironically enough, the couple is now hosts of the reality show, The Ultimatum; but it was Vanessa who gave Nick the ultimate ultimatum. They had dated for five years, and she finally looked at him and said, "What are we doing?" The lovebirds tied the knot in 2011.

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Courteney Cox & Johnny McDaid

After her divorce from David Arquette in 2013, the Friends star met her future hubby Johnny McDaid. The couple met at a party in 2013 and were engaged the following year. However, by 2015, they had called off all wedding plans. But it didn't take long until they were seen locking lips yet again.

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The Scream actress confirmed their relationship on NBC's Running with Wild Bear Grylls, saying, "We were engaged for over a year, and then we broke up … It's just … everything's new. And we have both really worked on ourselves on the parts that needed the most attention. And it feels really different."

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Rose Leslie & Kit Harrington

Harington and Rose Leslie first met in 2011 while filming the second season of Game of Thrones. Harington starred as Jon Snow in the hit show, and his soon-to-be wife, Rose Leslie, was a reoccurring guest star on the show until she was killed off in 2014.

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The twosome quickly took their love affair off-screen, but in 2013 went through a brief hiatus before they were spotted getting cozy together the following summer. "It gave me my future family and my life from here on in," Harington said, crediting GOT for his marriage.

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Cardi B & Offset

Cardi B and Offset have been through it! The famous hip-hop duo tied the knot in 2017 and welcomed their first baby the following year. However, sometime between their nuptials and the birth of Kulture, videos surfaced of Offset cheating on his wife. At first, the rappers stayed together, but by December 2018, they announced their split.

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“It’s nobody fault. I guess we grew out of love, but we are not together anymore,” she said.“I don’t know, it might take time to get a divorce, and I’m going to always have a lot of love for him because he is my daughter’s father.” However, two months later, she and the Migos star got back together and have two children together.

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Jill Martin & Erik Brooks

The Emmy award-winning TV personality Jill Martin and financier Erik Brooks got engaged back in 2019. But after dating long distance during the COVID-19 pandemic, the couple decided to split. Martin told People the separation had taken a "toll" on their relationship.

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"I used to say, 'It literally takes my breath away to picture my life without him.' But our relationship couldn't stay the way it was. We needed a pause. A long pause. And we took it," she wrote on Today.com. The duo decided to reconnect and "began to learn about each other again," By 2022, they had officially tied the knot.

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Khloé Kardashian & Tristan Thompson

We all know how this one ends. Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson made their relationship public back in 2016, and by 2018 had welcomed their first child, True, into the world. However, during her pregnancy, the NBA player was caught cheating on the reality star with multiple women, including Kylie Jenner's ex-BFF, Jordyn Woods.

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They broke up after almost three years together amid cheating scandals. Although the pair decided to give their romance another try a year later, things quickly went into spiral. Thompson was found to be fathering another woman's child just as he and Khloé were expecting baby number two via surrogate, and they broke it off.

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Kylie Jenner & Travis Scott

Speaking of the Kardashian clan, another sister whose name has been in the headlines for breaking up and making up multiple times is Kylie and her beau, Travis Scott. The rapper and the reality star went public in 2017 and welcomed their first child, Stormi, in 2018. However, they took a break shortly after.

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An insider told Us Weekly they never had a “traditional relationship” but were “very much in love.” Even during their time apart, they remained close - so much so that they got back together and decided to have another child together, Aire. However, the couple has allegedly split since then.

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