Implications of Online Technologies for celebrities: Top 5 couples who met on dating platforms
Last Modified: Mar 22, 2022
More and more singles are taking advantage of online dating, with many celebs dipping into these sites. Anyone can access a diverse pool of talent from the comfort of home. It's easy to register with these outlets. Members instantly gain access to a treasure trove of talent, in a paparazzi-free environment! The list of couples introduced via digital dating platforms is increasing all the time. Are you tempted? If you've ever posed the question, 'where's the best place to hook up with a girl near me,’ you’ll find it simple to connect online. You never know – you just might come across someone famous to flirt with! For further inspiration, here are five couples who met on dating platforms.
Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra, the winner of the 2000 Miss World contest, has gone on to become one of India’s most successful actresses. Amongst the many successful shows, she has been involved in is a thriller series named ‘Quantico.’ Here she plays an FBI agent who becomes a suspect in a terrorist attack in New York. But it was when one of her co-stars was texted by the American singer-songwriter Nick Jonas that the seeds were sown for romance. An innocent Twitter message that he felt in awe of the Indian star led to offline encounters. They sealed their romance by getting married in 2018.
Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner
Nick’s brother Joe, who also rose to fame as a member of the Jonas Brothers, has become a successful solo artist in his own right. One of his Instagram followers was none other than Sophie Turner, who rose to fame with her performance as Sansa Stark in ‘Game of Thrones.’ After Joe popped into Sophie’s direct messages, the romance quickly blossomed. Social media introduction ended up with the glamorous couple striding down the aisle in 2019.
Jonathan Owens and Simone Biles
Jonathan Owens enjoyed a successful career in the National Football League, graduating from college football with Missouri Western to become the linebacker with Houston Texans. US gymnast Simone Biles, hailing from Ohio, is one of her sport’s most decorated exponents. During the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, she won several gold medals. This was another romance instigated on Instagram. Owens took the opportunity to send a direct message to Biles and the rest is history.
Sarah Hyland and Wells Adams
Sarah Hyland rocketed to fame in the ABC sitcom ‘Modern Family,’ playing a precocious student obsessed with social media and teenage fashion. Her enduring performance saw her achieving numerous plaudits and award nominations. Adams rose to prominence on the American reality competition show ‘The Bachelorette.’ But when Hyland tweeted about Adams becoming a bartender on ‘Bachelor in Paradise,’ she received a flirtatious answer. Soon they were exchanging private messages and began dating in 2017. Two years later they became engaged and currently live together in LA.
Mandy Moore and Taylor Goldsmith
New Hampshire-born singer-songwriter Amanda Miller has released several successful albums and was previously married to the influential folk-rock singer Ryan Adams. Fellow performer Taylor Goldsmith has also received widespread recognition for his work. When Miller posted the image of an album she adored on her Instagram, the fact it was by the band Dawes, featuring lead singer Taylor Goldsmith, was enough to attract his interest. He went on to send a direct message. From that point on, the couple began dating. They got engaged in 2017 and were eventually married in LA the following year. They are now raising a family in California.