6 Celebrity Couples That Started as Love Teams

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by Mylene Mendoza   |  Apr 20, 2021
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Part of the reason why we gravitate towards certain teleseryes and films is because the love teams that headline them have chemistry that is off the charts. You can feel the kilig piercing through the screen, which is proof of just how much they vibe with each other. Sometimes, these stars click on and offscreen to the point where they end up dating in real life! Some of the internet's favorite couples over the years actually have their onscreen tandems to thank for finding their SOs.

Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla

Of course, this list won't be complete without KathNiel. The two have been together as a couple for eight years now, with the 2011 series Growing Up being the first teleserye they ever starred in as a love team.

Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil

Another couple goals is Liza and Enrique, who have been dating since 2014 when they first starred together in the teleserye Forevermore. They subsequently starred in Dolce Amore in 2016, Bagani in 2018, and Make It With You in 2020.


Inah de Belen and Jake Vargas

Kapuso stars Inah de Belen and Jake Vargas first starred together in Oh My Mama in 2016. They celebrated their fourth anniversary in 2020. The two also share a YouTube channel together where they mostly post travel vlogs.

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Kim Chiu and Xian Lim

Kim Chiu and Xian Lim headlined My Binondo Girl in 2011, their first ever project together. They also had several opportunities to work together in later years, including Ina, Kapatid, Anak, Bakit Hindi Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo?, Bride For Rent, and Past Tense, among others. In 2018, Kim officially confirmed her relationship with Xian.

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James Reid and Nadine Lustre

James Reid and Nadine Lustre are also one of the country's beloved love teams. They first starred oppposite each other in 2014, through the films Diary ng Panget and Talk Back and You're Dead. Before that, though, Nadine already starred in the music video for James' song "Alam Niya Ba". The two announced their breakup in January 2020 after four years of being together.


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Joshua Garcia and Julia Barretto

Joshua and Julia's tandem first started when they starred in Vince and Kath and James in 2016. They later on starred in Love You to the Stars and BackUnexpectedly Yours,  I Love You, Hater, Ngayon at Kailanman, and Block Z. The pair confirmed that they broke off their relationship after two years in June 2019, but have remained close friends. In February 2021, Joshua and Julia reunited to star in Moira Dela Torre's "Paubaya" music video.


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