Hottest Celeb Hookups and Saddest Break-ups of 2020

Oh, what a year!
Loading the player...

Not even a pandemic can slow down whirlwind celebrity romances. In fact, 2020 has had some of juiciest relationships yet!

WATCH: Miley Cyrus gives Cody Simpson a makeover to ‘end toxic masculinity’

From hook-ups, to break-ups to those couples that have stood the test of time, we’ve documented the best celebrity romances for you live vicariously through.

Get ready to blush, cry and emit a prolonged ‘aww’ as you dive into these scandalous celeb love stories. 

We’re starting off hot with the best celebrity hook-ups of 2020.


Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas

Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas
Look at these lovebirds! (Credit: Supplied)

The chaos around Ben’s personal life appears to have settled since he began dating his current co-star, Ana, 32.

The actress was even seen wearing a ring on that finger, sparking rumours Ben, 48, had proposed!

Katie Holmes and Emilio Vitolo Jr

Katie Holmes and Emilio
Their masks are off as they lock lips in public. (Credit: Supplied)

It was evident that mum-of-one Katie had moved on from her 2019 split with Jamie Foxx when the actress was pictured canoodling with chef to the stars, Emilio.

Katie, 42, and the owner of New York restaurant, Emilio’s Ballato, have been spied in numerous PDA-packed outings around the Big Apple this year.

Zac Efron and Vanessa Valladares

Zac Efron
Looking dapper, Zac! (Credit: Instagram)

He quietly relocated to Australian celebrity hotspot Byron Bay at the start of the Covid-19 lockdown, and Zac, 33, quickly fell for local aspiring model Vanessa after apparently meeting her at a cafe.

 Adele and Skepta

Adele and Skepta
Now this is a collab we’d love to see. (Credit: Supplied)

In the past year and a half, singer Adele has shed more than 45kgs and in April, she officially divorced Simon Konecki.

And the newly svelte star, 32, stepped straight back into the dating game – reportedly seeing Brit rapper, Skepta!

Halle Berry and Van Hunt

Halle Berry and Van hUNT
Halle went in for the smooch! (Credit: Supplied)

Halle, 54, hasn’t let three failed marriages stop her from finding love again.

The mother-of-two, who has recently been embroiled in a bitter custody dispute with ex Gabriel Aubry, has fallen for musician, Van Hunt.

But it wasn’t all hot this year, with some fav celebrity couples deciding to call it quits.


Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock

Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock
We were rooting for these two. (Credit: Supplied)

Kelly and Brandon’s seven-year marriage was another casualty of the pressures of Covid-19 quarantine.

Describing 2020 as a “dumpster fire”, the 38-year-old pop star has since revealed that the surprise split came after the parents-of-two realised they were on “different paths”.

Miley Cyrus and Cody Simpson

Miley Cyrus and Cody Simpson
She loves her Aussies! (Credit: Instagram)

That was quick! Miley and Cody’s 2019 hook-up came shortly after her divorce from ex Liam Hemsworth.

However, the relationship was ill-fated, with the 28-year-old Plastic Hearts singer and Aussie Cody, 23, unfollowing each other on social media and then officially confirming they’d gone their separate ways in August.

Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis

Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis
Don’t talk to us about this, we’ll never recover. (Credit: Supplied)

After nearly 10 years together and two kids, Olivia and Jason announced their shock split in November.

The 36-year-old actress and 45-year-old comedian, who share kids Otis and Daisy, met at a Saturday Night Live afterparty, and were engaged for seven years before they parted ways.

Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy

Mary Kate Olsen and Olivier
Another quarantine break-up. (Credit: Supplied)

After almost five years of marriage, Mary-Kate, 34, and Olivier, 51, couldn’t withstand the Covid-19 quarantine, with the New York-based pair splitting in May.

But, all hope is not lost, as we also saw many loved-up celebs get engaged this year!


Lily Collins and Charlie McDowell

Lily Collins and Charlie McDowell
Congrats to the happy couple! (Credit: Instagram)

The Emily in Paris star was overjoyed about her engagement to writer and director Charlie, sharing the news in a sweet Instagram message.

“I’ve been waiting my lifetime for you and I can’t wait to spend our lifetime together,” Lily, 31, wrote in a post alongside a series of photos of the intimate proposal.

Brooklyn Beckham and Nicola Peltz

Brooklyn Beckham and Nicola
Gotta love young love. (Credit: Supplied)

David and Victoria Beckham’s eldest child Brooklyn proposed to his actress girlfriend after just under a year together.

Brooklyn, 21, proposed to Nicola, 25, in July, sharing the announcement on Instagram with a posed snap.

Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton

Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton
They went from sitting in the red chairs to walking down the aisle, congrats guys! (Credit: Supplied)

They first found love in the big red spinning chairs on The Voice. Five years later, Gwen and Blake are walking down the aisle!

The couple shared their happy news via Instagram, with Gwen, 51, posting a picture of the pair kissing and her ring on show with the caption: “@blakeshelton yes please! gx”.

Anna Faris and Michael Barrett

Ana Faris and Michael Barrett
James Corden was asked to officiate their special day! (Credit: Supplied)

In February, twice-divorced Anna revealed she was engaged to cinematographer Michael, confirming the happy news on The Late Late Show during an interview with James Corden… who she asked to officiate the ceremony!

Related stories