12 Celebs Who Dated Their Biggest Fans

Written by Indrani Karmakar  • 

Celebrity crushes will always have a special place in our hearts and having a poster of your favorite star in your room is equal to having them in your life. You must have imagined yourself in music videos and created scenarios of meeting and marrying them several times. Well, most of us are not as lucky, but that does not mean it’s a mere fantasy for everyone. So be ready to get jealous, for here are some people who, by God’s grace, managed to date, and even marry their celebrity crushes! Read on!

1. Lalit Modi And Sushmita Sen

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Lalit Modi took social media by storm not so long ago when he posted about his plans to marry the former Miss India, Sushmita Sen. His ear-to-ear grin and headstrong teenage enthusiasm was impossible to ignore! Even though Sush responded to his love-sick comments and media trolling with a calm and composed mind denying the prospect of marriage. But for one thing, we would love to know their story!

2. Madhuri Dixit And Shriram Nene

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Madhuri Dixit has always been Bollywood’s biggest crush, and while everyone expected the iconic dance queen to marry a celebrity, she married her biggest fan, Dr. Shriram Nene. Her brother brought the proposal, and after dating each other for three months, they tied the knot on 17th October 1999. She soon left her career behind and settled in the United States to start a new life.

3. Shilpa Shetty And Raj Kundra

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Raj Kundra was a British-Indian businessman who was head over heels for Shilpa Shetty. They met at a firm conglomerate where Raj was helping her promote her perfume brand S2. When asked about their relationship, they would say, we are just friends. Well, the 20-carat diamond ring worth 3 crores speaks otherwise!

4. Dilip Kumar And Saira Bano

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It’s couples like them who set real relationship goals. Did you know Dilip Kumar was Saira Banu’s childhood crush? She confessed that as a teen, she daydreamed about him. Despite their vast age gap, they married in 1966, and many thought the marriage wouldn’t last as Dilip was 44 when Saira was 22, but guess what? This pair proved that age is just a number when you genuinely love someone!

5. Esha Deol And Bharat Takhtani

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Bharat Takhtani belonged to a conservative business family and has had a massive crush on Esha Deol since high school. He never imagined approaching her as their backgrounds had no conjuncture, but when he did approach, it was worth every chance! He tied the knot with her on 29th June 2012.

6. Justin Bieber And Hailey Bieber

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We know what you are thinking; they are both global celebrities, so who had a crush on whom? Surprisingly, Hailey was a ‘belieber’ long before they started dating, and in 2009 there was a photo out on social media of Hailey waiting in line with other fans to get a picture with him outside an NYC hotel. The couple tied the knot in 2018.

7. Liam Payne And Maya Henry

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Liam and Maya were secretly dating each other in 2019 after she posted a photo of herself in a One Direction meet and greet on her social media. They got engaged in 2020, but it did not work out between them, and they called off the engagement.

8. Prince William And Kate Middleton

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Royals are on the news more than other celebrities, so they obviously had to be on our list. Kate had a massive crush on the prince, and like any headstrong teenager, she had posters of him in her dorm. It’s delightful to see them get married and raise three kids of their own.

9. Zac Efron And Vanessa Valladares

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Their story is no less than a romcom script itself. Zac met Vanessa when she was waitressing at Byron Bay’s General Store cafe in Australia. They immediately had a connection, hit it off, and dated for 10 months before moving in together. However, the affair did not go well for long, and they called the relationship off in April 2021.

10. Nicolas Cage And Alice Kim

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Nicolas met Alice in 2004 at a restaurant in Los Angeles called Kabuki, where Kim worked as the waitress. The couple got so close that they decided to marry each other after dating for only two months. However, sadly that did not work out well, and they split in 2016.

11. Jessica Alba And Cash Warren

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Jessica and Cash met for the first time in 2004 during the production of Fantastic Four. Cash was then the production assistant. He had been the biggest fan of Jessica’s for years, and eventually, his dreams came true, and they got married.

12. Matt Damon And Luciana Barroso

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Matt Damon was in a movie shooting when he met Luciana in a bar. He said on the Ellen DeGeneres Show he saw her across the room, and now they are happily married with 4 kids.

Getting married to your crush sure is a dream come true! And when the person is a superstar, you realize how lucky you are. So, have you ever had a celebrity crush so big that you wanted to marry them? Let us know in the comments section!

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