Fun fact: Michael went on play Jennifer Lopez's fiancé in 2005's Monster-in-Law, just a year after Lopez ended her real-life engagement to Ben Affleck, who we all know is now married to Jennifer Garner. Emily Van Camp and Chris Pratt played siblings while starring on Everwood back in 2004 and were a real-life couple until their split two years later.
Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder reportedly split in May 2013 after more than three years of dating.
The couple met while playing star-crossed lovers Elena and Damon on The Vampire Diaries and will likely be seeing lots of each other when the show resumes filming later this year.
Nina and Ian aren't the first TV co-stars to strike up a romantic relationship — small-screen duos like Rachel Bilson and Adam Brody, Blake Lively and Penn Badgley, and Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron also hooked up during their downtime, and leading ladies like Jennifer Garner, Emily Van Camp and Sophia Bush were lucky enough to find love on more than one set.
Click through to see 30 couples that took their love off screen — and even worked together well past their demise.
They lasted a little over a year before Emily left the show and Dave's now-wife, Odette Yustman, was cast as his new love interest.
Before she married Cash Warren, gave birth to Honor and Haven, and founded The Honest Company, Jessica Alba starred on Fox's Dark Angel.Gossip Girl co-stars Leighton Meester and Sebastian Stan dated for two years before calling it quits in 2010.Of the relationship, Leighton told Seventeen magazine, "I was really sad when it ended." Leighton is now reportedly dating Adam Brody, while Sebastian has been linked to Dianna Agron and Jennifer Morrison.They played a couple on screen but kept their real-life relationship a secret from their fellow co-stars before getting engaged in 2006.Unfortunately, they never made it to the altar: the couple called off their engagement a year later and officially split in 2007.The pair dated on and off for four years before splitting in 2012, though they may have rekindled their relationship — they were spotted getting close during an airport sendoff in April 2013.