For some reality stars, life after reality television equals fame, fortune and

After gaining some notoriety, some of them have had romances with Hollywood actors and famous singers.

In 2007, Lindsay Lohan and fellow socialite Calum Best, who appeared on the British reality shows Fool Around With and The Match, were often seen out together and made tabloid news. Their relationship was turbulent. In his 2015 memoir Second Best: My Dad and Me, Best wrote that "she had a mad life, running around the world all the time. Everyone has their nose in her business, so there was no chance for something real to build between us."

"But I did spend enough time with her to know she's a lovely girl," he said.

Lindsay Lohan, Calum Best

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Lindsay Lohan and Calum Best, who appeared on the British reality shows Fool Around With and The Match, were often seen out together. In his 2015 memoir Second Best: My Dad and Me, Best wrote that he cheated on her, which he regrets/

Cardi B, Offset

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The Love & Hip Hop: New York alum and "Bodak Yellow" rapper began dating the Migos rapper in early 2017. He proposed to her onstage at a concert in October 2017 with an enormous pear-shaped diamond ring.

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West


Kim Kardashian and rapper and husband Kanye West have been married since 2014 and have two children.

 Jennifer Hudson, David Otunga, NYFW

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The I Love New York 2 alum, retired pro wrestler and WWE commentator and the Oscar and Grammy-winning actress and singer (who first shot to fame herself thanks to a reality show—American Idol) have been engaged since 2008. In 2009, they welcomed a son.

Brody Jenner, Avril Lavigne

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Brody Jenner and Avril Lavingne dated for almost two years before they split in 2012.

 K. Michelle, Idris Elba

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The singer said she and Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta and the British actor dated for several months until mid-2014. She said on The Wendy Williams Show that they met at the 2013 Soul Train Awards and that many songs on her album Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart are about their past relationship. He also directed her Rebellious Soul: The Musical special.

"There was a situation. He has a child and I'm not going to get in the way of that," she told Wendy Williams about their breakup, referring to his son Winston, who was born in April 2014. "Y'all not gonna call me the home wrecker, call me any of that. Me, I desire a lot of attention and time and when there's a newborn, you have to give your time and attention to [them]."

"When I met him, I did find out that he had a woman," she said. "But I did not know they still had that situation. So I kind of looked up and saw that I was the side chick."

Scott Wolf, Kelley Limp

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The Real World: New Orleans alum and Party of Five star have been married since 2014 and are parents of three.

Hayden Panettiere, Stephen Coletti

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The Laguna Beach star dated the Nashville actress and Heroes alum when she was 17, for about a year until 2007.

"I just knew I wanted to breathe. I wanted to be single at the time," she told Seventeen a year later. "It just hit me like a ton of bricks: This is the time I need to be with myself. It takes such a secure person to be with someone like me—it takes so much confidence; it takes so much trust."

Sarah Hyland, Wells Adams


The Modern Family star and the Bachelor in Paradise alum sparked romance rumors before Halloween 2017 when she posted photos of them together, dressed as characters from Stranger Things. They have not commented on the nature of their relationship.

Chris Pine, Audrina Patridge

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In 2009, The Hills star Audrina Patridge was linked to Star Trek actor Chris Pine. She remained coy when asked about the issue on On-Air With Ryan Seacrest.

Other relationships between reality stars and Hollywood and music stars have been more successful.

Kim Kardashian and rapper and husband Kanye West, who have been married since 2014 and have two children, with one on the way via surrogate. In addition, Kelley Limp from The Real World: New Orleans and Party of Five actor Scott Wolf have been married since 2014 and are parents of three.

Last week, rapper Offset proposed to fellow rapper and Love & Hip Hop: New York alum Cardi B onstage at a concert.

Then there are the rumored romances. Modern Family actress Sarah Hyland and Bachelor in Paradise alum Wells Adams sparked romance rumors this weekend just before Halloween when she posted photos of them together, dressed as characters from Stranger Things. They have not commented on the nature of their relationship.

In 2009, The Hills star Audrina Patridge was linked to Star Trek actor Chris Pine

When asked if the two were seeing each other. she said on On-Air With Ryan Seacrest, "Ryan, my lips are sealed. I am not talking about this!" Pine has not commented.

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