14 Celebs Who Married Their High School Sweetheart

I could be on this list if I studied with Timothée Chalamet…🤔

You might think that finding “the one” in high school is something that only happens in teen movies or romantic comedies. However, many people, including some fairly famous ones, lived happily ever after with someone they dated in high school.

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Here are 14 celebrities who married their high school sweethearts:


Snoop Dogg dated his high school girlfriend Shante Broadus (née Taylor) four months before their first kiss and they married in 1997.

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“I had to go there and meet her mother… I had to call her on the phone. I had to write love letters,” he said. VladTV.

He filed filed for divorce in 2004, but they got back together soon after.


Ron Howard met Cheryl Howard (née Ellie) while sitting in front of her in an English class at John Burroughs High School in Burbank, California. They received married in 1975.


Bono and Ali Hewson (née Stewart) started meet when he walked her to the bus in 1976, the same year he formed U2. They got married in 1982.

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It was her first real relationship.


When Kathy Hilton (née Avanzino) was 15 years old, she met Richard Hilton at a party. They received married in 1979.

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In high school, Katy was also friends with Michael Jackson.


LeBron James and Savannah Brinson attended compete with high schools in Ohio, but they have a mutual friend in common. They got married in 2013.

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First, their friend told Savannah that LeBron asked for her number, but she decided that she would take his number instead. She then waited until one day she got bored to finally call him.


Jon Bon Jovi started meet Sayreville War Memorial High School student Dorothea Hurley in 1980, three weeks after her previous boyfriend left for the military. They got married in 1989.

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They went to Las Vegas without telling anyone and got married the same day he proposed.


Lin-Manuel Miranda had a huge crush on Vanessa Nadal in high school, but it wasn’t until a few years later that he finally made the first move. inviting her on a hip-hop impromptu show via Facebook. They got married in 2010.

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After their first date, he took her phone number from a friend and invited her to a show he was performing on. When she saw him on stage, she realized that she really liked him.


Thomas Rhett and Lauren Akins (née Gregory) became friends in first grade. And they briefly dated at age 15. They both almost married other people, but Lauren’s father. intervened calling Thomas and asking him to tell her about his feelings for her. They got married in 2012.


Jeff Daniels married his high school girlfriend Kathleen Tredo in 1979.

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In 1986 they returned to their home state of Michigan.


Dancing with the Stars dancers Whitney Carson and Carson McAllister went to high school together at American Fork High School. After spending most of their time together in a long distance relationship, they married in 2016.


Olympic footballer Carly Lloyd married her high school boyfriend Brian Hollins in 2016.


Baseball pitcher Clayton Kershaw began dating Ellen Kershaw (née Melson) when they were both freshmen at Highland Park High School in Dallas, Texas. They received married in 2010.


Ja Rule married his high school girlfriend Aisha Atkins (née Murray) in 2001


And finally, when Robert Smith (of The Cure) was 14, he met Mary Poole in the drama class at St Wilfrid’s Comprehensive School in Crawley, England. They received married in 1988.

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He wrote “Love Song” as Mary’s wedding present.

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