August 27th, 2018 | Updated on May 26th, 2020
Let’s rewind back to when these couples stepped out officially for the first time.
1. Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds
Technically, their first red carpet together was the Green Lantern premiere in 2011, but this was four months before they began dating. And it turns out the pair have been notoriously private from the start because they didn’t step out on a red carpet together for three years until this occasion — the Met Gala in May 2014.
2 Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
Kim and Kanye made their red carpet debut at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2012, two months after making their relationship official.
3. John Krasinski and Emily Blunt
John and Emily made their first red carpet appearance at a screening of The Red Shoes in 2009, three months after getting engaged.
4. Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi
Ellen and Portia stepped out for the first time as a couple at the Golden Globes after-party in January 2004, shortly after they began dating.
5. John Legend and Chrissy Teigen
John and Chrissy made their red carpet debut as a couple twice in one night in February 2008. First, at the Grammy Awards where he was nominated for three awards, and secondly at the Sony after party.
6. Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell
Dax and Kristen may have started dating in 2007, but they didn’t make their red carpet debut as a couple until the premiere of Couples Retreat in 2009.
7. Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis
Despite having been together since 2012, Ashton and Mila have kept their relationship incredibly private and only made their first official red carpet appearance as a couple in December 2017.
8. Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr
Sarah and Freddie made their first red carpet appearance at the Teen Choice Awards in 2000 — the year they started dating.
9. Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott
Kylie and Travis made their red carpet debut at the Met Gala in May 2018 — a year since their relationship began and three months after they welcomed their daughter, Stormi, into the world.
10. Will and Jada Smith
Will and Jada made their red carpet debut as a couple at the 1995 Grammy Awards.
11. Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka stepped out for the first time as a couple at the Emmy Awards in 2007. They’d actually been in a relationship since 2004, but didn’t go public until Neil came out as gay in 2006.
12. Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson
After a whirlwind relationship and engagement, Pete and Ariana made their red carpet debut at the MTV VMAs in August 2018, three months after they started dating.
13. David and Victoria Beckham
David and Victoria made their red carpet debut in 1999, a full two years after they began dating.
14. Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli
Samira and Lauren made their red carpet debut at an awards ceremony in 2014, the same year they got together.
15. George and Amal Clooney
George and Amal made their first public appearance at a gala in September 2014, five months after making their relationship official.
16. Beyoncé and Jay Z
Beyoncé and Jay Z began dating in 2001 but kept the world guessing about the status of their relationship until this first red carpet appearance as a couple at the MTV VMAs in 2004.
17. Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth
Miley and Liam stepped out on their first red carpet at the Elton John Oscars party in 2010, the same year they started dating
18. Noah Cyrus & Lil Xan
The new lovebirds also made their debut at the 2018 VMAs, getting very touchy-feely as they posed for pics and did on-camera interviews together.
19. Amandla Stenberg & King Princess
Love was definitely in the air at the 2018 VMAs! The Hate U Give star and her singer/songwriter girlfriend rounded out the new couples walking the walk together at the awards
20. Danica Patrick & Aaron Rodgers
The look of love! The pair walked the red carpet at the 2018 ESPY Awards in Los Angeles in July, officially attending their first big public event together since they confirmed their relationship that January.
21. Shailene Woodley & Ben Volavola
Almost five months after making things Instagram official, the actress and rugby player made their red carpet debut at the premiere of the star’s film, Adrift, in May 2018.
22. Heidi Klum & Tom Kaulitz
The America’s Got Talent judge and the Tokio Hotel guitarist stepped out for the 2018 Cannes amfAR Gala, marking their first public appearance together.
23. Cole Sprouse & Lili Reinhart
Bugheads rejoice! The Riverdale actors, who’ve been very private about their behind-the-scenes romance, finally made their debut at the 2018 Met Gala. From the looks of it, they’re extremely happy with the decision to go public.
24. Scarlett Johansson & Colin Jost
The Saturday Night Live star walked his first red carpet alongside Johansson at the L.A. premiere of her movie Avengers: Infinity War. They looked adorable as they made each other crack up, and even shared a sweet peck.
25. Gwen Stefani & Blake Shelton
Stefani’s red-hot sheer dress set the tone for her Vanity Fair Oscar party debut alongside her Voice colleague-turned-boyfriend.