15 Times Reality Stars Dated Actual Celebrities

Kayla Boyd | Aug 30, 2017 Celebrities
15 Times Reality Stars Dated Actual Celebrities
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Whether cameras are following around rich kids or a group of contestants competing for one person's love, we often get sucked into the lives, jobs, and relationships of reality stars. And we're not the only ones who love 'em. Many have won the attention of famous actors, musicians, and athletes. 

Here, 15 reality stars who paired up with a well-known celebrity. 

  • Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

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    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
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    Although Kim is super-famous now, her roots are still in reality TV. The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star has had relationships with multiple athletes and musicians, but the most famous is definitely her husband, rapper and producer Kanye West. 

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  • Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari

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    Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari
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    Kristin Cavallari, from Laguna Beach and The Hills, is happily married to NFL quarterback Jay Cutler. The two have been married since 2013, and they have three children together. 

  • Scott Wolf and Kelley Limp

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    Scott Wolf and Kelley Limp
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    Kelley Limp from The Real World: New Orleans married actor Scott Wolf from Party of Five back in 2004. 

  • Shaquille O'Neal and Nikki "Hoopz" Alexander

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     Shaquille O'Neal and Nikki Alexander
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    Nikki Alexander, better known as Hoopz from the dating show Flavor of Love, was the winner of season one, but her relationship with Flavor Flav didn't last long. She went on to win another reality show called I Love Money. Eventually, she got into an on-and-off relationship with NBA star Shaquille O'Neal. At present, the couple are no longer together. 

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  • Bow Wow and Erica Mena

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    Bow Wow and Erica Mena
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    Erica Mena is known for her role in the original installment of the Love & Hip Hop franchise. She ended up dating rapper, actor, and host Bow Wow. The two were engaged for a brief period, but they split up in 2015.

  • Bella Thorne and Scott Disick

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    Bella Thorne and Scott Disick
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    Keeping Up With The Kardashians star Scott Disick recently had a fling with actress Bella Thorne. However, the former Disney Channel star said Scott was too much of a partyer for her.

  • Jennifer Hudson and David "Punk" Otunga

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    Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga
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    David Otunga was known as Punk on I Love New York. Now, he's engaged to Grammy-winning singer Jennifer Hudson, and they have a son together. Technically, Hudson got her start on reality TV, as well, as a finalist on season 3 of American Idol

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  • Kroy Biermann and Kim Zolciak

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    Kroy Biermann and Kim Zolciak
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    NFL linebacker Kroy Biermann has been married to Kim Zolciak since 2011. Kim's original claim to fame was, of course, The Real Housewives of Atlanta

  • Rick Ross and Chandra "Deelishis" Davis

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    Rick Ross and Deelishis
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    Deelishis is known for her role on the reality dating show Flavor of Love. She has been linked to multiple rappers since then including Drake, French Montana, Wiz Khalifa, and more recently, Rick Ross. 

  • Brooks Laich and Julianne Hough

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    Brooks Laich and Julianne Hough
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    Dancing with the Stars two-time champion and current judge Julianne Hough recently married Canadian hockey player Brooks Laich

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  • Avril Lavigne and Brody Jenner

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    Avril Lavigne and Brody Jenner
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    Brody Jenner has been in many reality shows including The Hills, The Princes of Malibu, Bromance, and Keeping Up With the Kardashians. Back in 2010 he started dating singer Avril Lavigne. The couple lasted for two years before splitting in 2012.

  • Hayden Panettiere and Stephen Coletti

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    Hayden Panettiere and Stephen Coletti
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    Stephen Coletti from Laguna Beach dated actress Hayden Panettiere for a year in 2006–2007. 

  • Lindsay Lohan and Calum Best

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    Lindsay Lohan and Calum Best
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    Calum Best, son of former soccer player George Best and former Playboy Bunny Angie Best, was on the reality shows Famously Single, Celebrity Big Brother, and Celebrity Love Island. He had a brief romance with actress and singer Lindsay Lohan between 2006–2007.

  • Orlando Scandrick and Draya Michele

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    Orlando Scandrick and Draya Michele
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    This NFL cornerback and the Basketball Wives LA reality star are currently engaged

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  • The Game and India Love

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    The Game and India Love
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    India Love from The Westbrooks had a short but controversial relationship with rapper The Game due to their extreme age difference. At the time, she was 18, and he was 34.

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