Channing Tatum and Zoë Kravitz Are Just One of the Unexpected Couples to Come Out of 2021

Channing Tatum and Zoë Kravitz's new relationship is surprising, but how does it compare to these other couplings?

By Cydney Contreras Aug 21, 2021 1:41 AMTags
Watch: Zoe Kravitz Holds Channing Tatum Close During NYC Outing

Who would've thought that Channing Tatum and Zoë Kravitz would end up together?

Judging by the reactions on Twitter, most people didn't foresee the day when the Big Little Lies actress would one day be spotted riding on the back of the Magic Mike actor's bicycle. But that's what happened when the couple hungout together in New York City on Aug. 18.

After the photos spread like wildfire, some remarked that the pairing made sense, as they're both single, hot people. Others, however, were surprised to learn they're dating. Comedian Carly Aquilino put it best on TikTok: "I never knew that I needed this... This means more to me than anything that's going on in my life."

But it seems that even Channing and Zoë didn't know their friendship would turn into something more. A source previously told E! News, "They are spending a lot of time together and having fun. They are more than just close friends or co-stars. Their relationship has grown into more."


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Their upcoming movie Pussy Island is to thank for bringing them together. It will be Zoë's directorial debut. 

To see the numerous other co-stars and friends who somehow ended up dating, check out the gallery below!

Jeff Goldblum & Laura Dern

Finding love in Jurassic Park? Talk about a meat cute.

The co-stars quietly began after filming the 1993 blockbuster, with Goldblum telling The Chicago Tribune at the time, "I was struck, I'd been a big fan of hers. I think she's an amazing actress, and a spectacular person. I was struck from the beginning. But after the movie we realized we liked each other."

Though they got engaged in 1995, the pair ultimately split two years later. But they reunited on-screen for the first time in Jurassic World: Dominion, the sixth installment in the franchise.

Anna Kendrick and Bill Hader

In January 2022, a source confirmed to E! News that the Noelle co-stars had been dating for more than a year.

Gillian Anderson and Peter Morgan

The X-Files alum was in a relationship with The Crown creator between 2016 and 2020. ICYMI, she played Margaret Thatcher in the Netflix hit in 2020.

David Arquette and Ellen Barkin

According to Arquette, the two dated while filming their 1995 Western Wild Bill.

Jeremy Sisto & Reese Witherspoon

The Clueless actor confirmed a little-known rumor during a Reddit AMA chat in November 2015, revealing that he used to date the actress. The two had starred in the 1992 TV movie Desperate Choices: To Save My Child.

"She was my first actress girlfriend," he said. "We had a long distance relationship for a long time. I was so into her."

Bethenny Frankel & Eric Stonestreet

E! News exclusively broke the news that the Real Housewives of New York star and Modern Family actor were a pair in 2015. But by the following year, they had split. 

Regina King & Malcolm-Jamal Warner

The Southland alum and the actor, who played Theo Huxtable on The Cosby Show, dated for several years before calling it quits in 2013.

Kelly Preston & George Clooney

The famous bachelor was actually settled in with Preston pre-John Travolta back in 1987. They even lived together and had a potbellied pig together before breaking up in 1989.

Val Kilmer & Cher

The Top Gun star and the legendary diva dated back in the '80s. She was 14 years his senior.

Seal & Tyra Banks

Before he was Heidi Klum's ex, he romanced a different supermodel, who was 11 years his junior.

Mark Wahlberg & Jordana Brewster

This former couple stayed way under the radar while dating from 2000 to 2002. How did they pull that off? Brewster told Movieline back in 2001 their secret: "We just know where to go, especially in L.A. If you want to get attention, you know where to go. And if you don't, you go to more subdued places."

Meagan Good & Joseph Gordon-Levitt

The duo reportedly started dating after meeting on the set of the 2005 film Brick, but they only stayed together for six months.

Joshua Jackson & Rosario Dawson

The Dawson's Creek alum and the Josie and the Pussycats star dated for about a year back in 2002.

Chris O'Donnell & Reese Witherspoon

The NCIS: LA stud and America's sweetheart dated way back in 1993, when 17-year-old Witherspoon first moved to Los Angeles.

Sarah Jessica Parker & Robert Downey Jr.

The man who now rocks the Iron Man suit for Marvel admitted that drugs and alcohol were to blame for the end of his seven-year relationship (1984 – 1991) with the Sex and the City star. "I liked to drink, and I had a drug problem, and that didn't jibe with Sarah Jessica," he admitted in an a 2008 interview with Parade, "because it is the furthest thing from what she is. She tried to help me. She was so miffed when I didn't get my act together."

Matthew Perry & Heather Graham

The Friends alum and The Hangover star supposedly hooked up in 2003, but their fling didn't last long enough to be more than a little blip on the Hollywood hookup radar.

Tom Hiddleston & Kat Dennings

The 2 Broke Girls actress dated her Thor costar briefly in 2010, appearing very cozy while attending Comic-Con to promote the Marvel film. But their relationship fizzled by the time the movie premiered the following year.

Ryan Reynolds & Kristen Johnson

In 1999, way before he wed Blake Lively, Reynolds dated the 3rd Rock From the Sun star. The duo even attended the premiere of The Green Mile together.

Minka Kelly & Trevor Noah

The Friday Night Lights star and host of The Daily Show dated for about a year. In May 2021, multiple reports said they broke up.

Jake Gyllenhaal & Natalie Portman

These two A-listers dated back in 2006 for a brief time, but they still remain close friends. In 2011, Gyllenhaal poked fun at his ex while presenting Portman with the Desert Palm Achievement Award. "She's a vegan, which makes it really frustrating when you're picking a place to eat," he joked.

Ted Danson & Whoopi Goldberg

This relationship was laced with scandal, as the Cheers actor's affair with his Made in America costar back in 1992 led to his divorce from producer Casey Coates.

Cameron Diaz & Matt Dillon

Diaz and Dillon began dating in 1995, but broke up shortly after they wrapped filming on the 1998 comedy There's Something About Mary.

Julie Bowen & David Spade

Spade's dating roster reads like a who's who of hot Hollywood blondes: Heather Locklear, Nicollette Sheridan and Playboy Playmate Jillian Grace. In 2002, he added the Modern Family star to that list, but the couple called it quits after a year of dating.

Ashton Kutcher & January Jones

Before marrying Mila Kunis, Kutcher dated Jones from 1998 to 2001. And according to the Mad Men star, he was not a very good boyfriend at the time. "He was not supportive of my acting," Jones told GQ in 2009. "He was like, 'I don't think you're going to be good at this.' So, f--k you!"

Michael Keaton & Courteney Cox

The Friends alum dated Batman! The couple split in 1995 after over six years together, with Cox telling People shortly after the split, "It's the most important relationship I've ever had, and I think he's the most wonderful person I've ever met."

Kate Hudson & Dax Shepard

Hollywood's golden girl dated the funny man (and new dad!) back in 2007, but their relationship only lasted a couple of months.

Winona Ryder & Jimmy Fallon

The SNL alum and late night host was linked to Ryder in 2002, but she denied a hookup to W magazine, insisting that the two were "just friends."

Helen Hunt & Matthew Broderick

Before he met wife Sarah Jessica Parker, the Broadway vet was smitten with Hunt in 1987. The two remained friends after the split, even starring in 2008's Then She Found Me together.

David Gallagher & Megan Fox

Before she married and three children with ex-husband Brian Austin Green, Fox dated the 7th Heaven star from 2003-2004. The Jennifer's Body actress is now engaged to Machine Gun Kelly

Michelle Rodriguez & Zac Efron

The actors surprised everyone when they were caught kissing during a trip to Sardinia in summer 2014.

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