Fans are known for their obsessive behavior. They typically keep themselves updated on their favorite celebrity’s life. Moreover, it’s common for such fans to have extensive knowledge of their idol’s music, films, or books.
Before the popularity of social media, tracking down celebrities wasn’t as easy as it is today. Now, you can easily make use of services like call Spectrum from the comfort of your home to connect to a network and have a social media presence 24/7. You can see what your idol is up to on Instagram. A large number of people even keep commenting under celebrities’ social media posts to get them to notice their existence. Most aren’t lucky and become invisible among millions of other fans.
However, in rare cases, some fans end up marrying their idol. While this seems like a dream, it’s very much real for a handful of people. Here are 10 celebrities who married their fans.
Justin Bieber had an entire army of fans when he first began his career. His fan following is still strong today. Bieber’s fans, dubbed Beliebers, were known for their obsessive behavior. One of these hardcore fans was Hailey Baldwin, now Hailey Bieber. According to reports, she would stand in line for hours just to get a glimpse of the famous pop star. Soon after, they started dating and married later in 2018.
Many fans spend their entire lives trying to get noticed by a specific celebrity. Katie Holmes was one such fan. She was obsessed with Tom Cruise and tried getting him to notice her. Soon, they ended up marrying a few months after meeting. Although they’re divorced now, they have a child together named Suri Cruise.
Widely known for his role in Grey’s Anatomy, Patrick Dempsey attracted a lot of attention. His hairdresser, Jillian, was a huge fan of the actor. Soon, the actor asked her out and they married soon after.
Anne Hathaway is known for her groundbreaking performances in films like Interstellar, Interstellar, and the Dark Knight. It’s no surprise that director Adam Shulman was a great fan of Hathaway. They became friends soon after and got married a few years later.
Although Paltrow married another celebrity, he was still one of her biggest fans. Chris Martin greatly admired the actor and often publicly made statements about her. The two met at a concert and married soon after.
Adam Sandler married Jackie Titone after the former model got a minor role in his film Big Daddy. She was a long-time admirer of the renowned actor. They began their relationship soon after and married a few years after dating. The couple is still together today and has two daughters.
The Harry Potter star gained significant attention after the sixth part of the movie came out. Harry Potter fans were pervasive during that time and would give anything to just catch a glimpse of the actors playing their favorite characters. Angela Jones, a hardcore Harry Potter fan, met Lewis as an event planner and the two hit it off instantly. They got married just a few years later.
Jerry Seinfeld met his wife in quite an unconventional way. Jessica was married when they first met, although her marriage was already troubled then. The two saw each other in a gym and began dating soon after. After finding out about their relationship, Jessica’s husband divorced her. A few months later, she married Jerry Seinfeld. They’re still together today, almost 22 years later.
The Beatles were one of the most popular bands throughout the 60s and 70s’. In fact, they still have a massive fan following today. Their fans were obsessive and would shriek just at the sight of any of the band members. Thus, for a fan to marry a Beatles member is monumental. Maureen Starkey met Ringo Starr at a club. The two started talking and became friends. It has been reported that Starkey often had to pull fans off of her once their relationship became public. She married Ringo in 1965.
John Travolta was all the rage in the 80s and 90s’. Movies like Grease and Face-Off became hugely popular and Travolta gained even more attention. Actor Kelly Preston was a big admirer of Travolta. However, she was already going through a messy marriage when the two met. The two actors met at a screen test and became close. They married soon after. Travolta and Preston stayed together until the actress died of cancer in 2020.