Putting their love in the spotlight! Celebrities know the significance of going public with their relationships, especially when they do so in a high-profile way. Whether it’s couples who are in it for the long haul, such as
and John Legend , or for a brief moment in time — we’re looking at you, Chrissy Teigen and Ariana Grande — many stars have debuted their relationships on the red carpet of awards shows. Pete Davidson
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Justin Hartley and Sofia Pernas
The This Is Us star and Pernas made their red carpet debut as a couple at the MTV Movie & TV Awards in May 2021. The couple wore matching rings on their left ring fingers, fueling speculation that they were married.
The following day, Us Weekly confirmed that the twosome recently tied the knot in a secret ceremony after one year of dating.
Diane Kruger and Norman Reedus
The couple — who costarred together in
Sky — debuted their romance at the 2018 Golden Globes. They shared a sweet moment later that night when the actress kissed the Walking Dead star after her movie In the Fade won the Best Foreign Language Film category. A source told Us Weekly in November 2018 that the private pair welcomed a daughter.
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Amy Schumer and Chris Fischer
The comedian and her husband —
who married in February 2018 — dressed to impress while making their red carpet debut at the 2018 Tony Awards. The pair later announced in October that t hey were expecting their first child.
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Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson
Following a whirlwind romance,
which included getting engaged after a few weeks of dating, the pair stepped out on the red carpet of the 2018 Video Music Awards. They later split up for good in October.
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Johnny Galecki and Alaina Meyer
Conners star was joined by his welder girlfriend — who is 22 years his junior — at the 2018 People’s Choice Awards. Meyer later shared a photo of the lovebirds, captioning it, “Peeps choice was so fun with my bae.”
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Bella Hadid and The Weeknd
The model and
(real name: The Weeknd Abel Makkonen Tesfaye) heated up the red carpet at the 2016 Grammy Awards. The pair — who were dating for nine months at the time — looked fashionably in sync, with Hadid wearing an Alexandre Vauthier Haute Couture gown and the “Starboy” singer matching in a black suit.
John Legend and Chrissy Teigen
Cravings author accompanied her then-boyfriend to the 2008 Grammy Awards, just one year after she appeared in his music video for “Stereo.” The pair later married in September 2013 and share two children, daughter Luna and son Miles.
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Lauren Bushnell and Chris Lane
The Bachelor alum went public with her romance with the country crooner at the 2018 BMI Country Music Awards. Later in the night, she watched as the “For Her” singer performed.
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Beyonce and Jay-Z
The A-list couple were simply golden at the 2004 MTV VMAs, where they put romance rumors to rest by making it clear they were, in fact, each other’s Bonnie and Clyde. The couple — who married in 2008 — share daughters Blue Ivy and Rumi, and son Sir.
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Danica Patrick and Aaron Rodgers
The retired racer hosted the 2018 ESPY Awards, where she was accompanied by her boyfriend on the red carpet. The Green Bay Packers quarterback looked lovingly at his girlfriend while the pair posed for photos.
Jason Aldean and Brittany Kerr
No more hiding! Aldean brought along the former
American Idol contestant — who he was famously caught cheating on his wife with in October 2012 — to the 2014 CMT Awards. The pair l ater welcomed son Memphis in December 2017 and announced they were expecting their second child in February 2018.