Here are 9 celebrity love teams whose onscreen romance crossed over into real life:
Erich Gonzales and Daniel Matsunaga
Erich and Daniel first worked together for the remake of Two Wives, when Daniel entered the middle part of the series back in 2014. The two set the showbiz industry abuzz after photos of them went out seeing them going out secretly. They admitted their relationship in 2016 and they were openly supported by their fans. They even starred in their own morning serye, ‘Be My Lady’. Unfortunately, the two shockingly split up this February 2017 and the reason is yet to be disclosed.
James Reid and Nadine Lustre
James and Nadine begun their showbiz career last 2014 when they both starred in the movie adaptation of a hit Wattpad story entitled ‘Diary ng Panget’. The film became a big success in cinemas which resulted to the making of ‘Talk Back and You’re D***’ few months only after the release of their first movie. Since then, the love team was dubbed as ‘JaDine’, short for James and Nadine. JaDine became official last 2016 when James publicly asked Nadine to be his official girlfriend during their post-Valentine concert in Araneta Coliseum. The two privately celebrated their first anniversary last February 2017.
Sam Milby and Anne Curtis
Sam and Anne had their debut career as a love team in a 2006 TV series Maging Sino Ka Man, where they played the characters of Celine and JB.
During the first quarter of 2007, the two became a couple while filming the series.
But their relationship didn’t last long as they broke up in 2008 while filming their latest series, ‘Dyosa’. The two remained very good friends and was actually able to do movies together back in 2010 and 2014. Anne is now happily engaged to chef-endorser fiance, Erwan Heusaff, while Sam is all proud and happy with his non-showbiz girlfriend.
Tom Rodriguez and Carla Abellana
Tom and Carla first worked together in GMA’s heavy-drama series, ‘My Husband’s Lover’. They played the married couple Lally and Vincent, whose relationship was threatened by Vincent’s ex-boyfriend Eric (played by Dennis Trillo).
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After that, their tandem made it to the list of the ‘most-sought love teams of all time.’ The following year after the conclusion of ‘My Husband’s Lover,’ Carla and Tom were paired again in a light-romantic TV series, ‘My Destiny’. In 2014, Tom publicly admitted that he’s courting Abellana, and it wasn’t long when he said that Abellana is the type of person who he’d like to spend his lifetime with
Gerald Anderson and Kim Chiu
The ‘KimErald’ love team didn’t start out like any other celebrity relationships. Their relationship actually started even before fame dawned on them. They were first introduced in a reality show called ‘Pinoy Big Brother’. When their names started to make noise in the showbiz industry, they were starred in various movies and teleseryes which all undeniably became a phenomenon. Unfortunately, the two ended their 4-year relationship due to some unannounced reason. But all hope for KimErald is not d*** as the love team once again starred in their own PrimeTime teleserye, ‘Ikaw Lang Ang Iibigin’
Jennylyn Mercado and Dennis Trillo
Jennylyn and Dennis started working together in 2006 in GMA’s afternoon series, ‘Now and Forever presents Dangal’, but it wasn’t until 2010 when they started to grow feelings for each other that is more than an on-screen love team. But their relationship didn’t end well as there were issues of a**** between the two of them. In 2015, Jennylyn admitted that she and Dennis are exclusively dating again. They are so open about their relationship right now as they were both posting photos of them together on their Instagram accounts.
Jericho Rosales and Kristine Hermosa
Jericho and Kristine’s tandem was undoubtedly the love team that made us all shrieked during the times when they used to star in different soap and movies. They first starred together in ‘Pangako Sa’yo’, the longest-running teleserye of all time, and that’s when their undying chemistry took over the showbiz industry. Even after their break-up in 2003, they still continued to make more projects together until 2009. The two had their ways separated and are now happily married with their own family. Jericho is now married to model, Kim Jones; while Kristine is living a quiet life with husband, Oyo Sotto and their children.
Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera
One of the most powerful couples in the showbiz industry who was dubbed as the ‘Royal Couple of the Philippines’ made it to the finish line and actually ended up with each other. Dantes and Rivera worked together in a lot of TV series and movies. Their love team was first showcased in the Filipino adaptation of ‘Marimar’ in 2007. Their relationship became official in 2008, and they got married last 2014. Their wedding was considered as one of the grandest and most expensive celebrity weddings of all time. They already have one beautiful daughter who inherited her good looks of her parents.
Iya Villania and Drew Arellano
Iya Villania was only a teenager when she was paired with Drew Arellano, who was already in his late 20s at that time. They started out as a love team in GMA’s Filipino youth-oriented TV series, ‘Click’ in 2003. The two dated several people first before finally settling down with each other. Their relationship lasted for so many years until they ended up marrying each other, and now happily living together with their first-born baby boy.