I had no idea that Vanessa Hudgens and Josh Hutcherson had been together before!
Some co-stars have so much onscreen chemistry that you want to send the actors into real life. Sometimes they’re actually together – but the audience doesn’t know that.
Here are 19 costar couples who secretly dated:
Kaley Cuoco and Johnny Galecki, who played Penny and Leonard on The Big Bang Theory, secretly dated for two years, but they didn’t tell anyone about their relationship until a year after their split.
Ashley Benson and Cara Delevingne met on the set of His smell and sparked dating rumors when they went bowling together in May 2018, but they only confirmed their relationship when Cara posted a photo of them kissing on Instagram in June 2019.
Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder reunited on the set of The vampire diary in 2010 and dated for almost an entire year before anyone noticed.
Maureen McCormick and Barry Williams, who played the siblings, briefly dated while filming The Brady Group, which he confirmed 39 years after the show ended.
dusk Saga costars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson have done their best to keep their relationship under wraps while promoting New Moon, but more than a year later, Eclipse producer Wyck Godfrey has publicly confirmed they are together.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie fell in love on the set of Mr and mrs smith while still married to Jennifer Aniston, and they confirmed their relationship just under a year later with a W.
Phil from the future costars Aly Michalka and Ricky Ullman secretly dated for six years, and their relationship only became public after their split.
Alexis Bledel and Jared Padalecki dated while filming Gilmore Girls, that director Mara Casey revealed nine years after the show ended.
Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Elizabeth Berkley briefly dated for Saved by the Bellfrom 1989 to 1993, which he revealed 26 years after the show ended.
Miley Cyrus and Lucas Till dated for two months while filming Hannah Montana: the movie, which he revealed a year later.
The Frozen Adventures of Sabrina Costars Ross Lynch and Jaz Sinclair were first spotted kissing in 2018, but they didn’t confirm their relationship until early 2020.
Matthew Broderick and Jennifer Gray, who played the siblings, secretly dated and even got engaged while filming Ferris Bueller’s day off in 1986, and their relationship only became public when they survived a fatal car crash together in 1987.
Vanessa Hudgens and Josh Hutcherson dated briefly while filming Trip 2: the mysterious island in 2010, which they confirmed in an awkward interview with the Australian Today’s show in 2012.
Cole Sprouse first sparked rumors about his romance with Riverdale costar Lili Reinhart when he posted a photo of her on Instagram in April 2017, but they declined to discuss their relationship status long after their red carpet debut at the Met Gala in 2018.
Brenda Song and Macaulay Culkin reunited during filming Land of change in 2017, but they didn’t talk about their relationship publicly until 2019.
Shortly after filming Musical High School started in 2005, Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens started dating, but their relationship only became known to the public the following year.
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth first met on the set of The last song in 2009, but they weren’t official until their Oscar red carpet debut in 2010.
External banks costars Madelyn Cline and Chase Stokes dodged relationship speculation for nearly a year before confirming they were dating on Instagram.
And finally, Mario Lopez and Tiffani Thiessen went out secretly on the set of Saved by the Bell in 1991, which producer Peter Engel revealed in his revealing book in 2016.
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