10 Stars Who Married Their High School Sweethearts
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While high school romances don't always have a happy ending, these are celebrities who are blessed with beautiful love life as they tied the knot with their high school sweethearts.

AceShowbiz - High school romances may not be seen as something serious by many. Most people move on from their high school lovers as life goes on, but some celebrities prove that it's not always like that.

Some stars successfully broke the stereotype after finding their love early in their lives. Their teenage love stories may be one of the things they are proud of as they got married to their high school sweethearts.

These are celebrities who are blessed with beautiful love life as they tied the knot with their high school sweethearts.

1. Lebron and Savannah James

Lebron and Savannah James

LeBron James and Savannah James' love story is one from rivals to lovers trope. It was said LeBron and Savannah were rivals during high school. Things started to take a romantic turn when they had their first solo date at an Outback Steakhouse.

"A person like myself always needs a great sidekick and a person you can rely on no matter the circumstances," LeBron told Harper's Bazaar in 2010. "And she's that. She's got my back and I love her for that." The pair tied the knot in 2013 and they share 3 children together, LeBron "Bronny" James Jr, Bryce James and daughter Zhuri Nova.

2. Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra

Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra

Catelyn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra are another celebrity couple who are actually high school sweethearts. The "16 and Pregnant" stars first met in seventh grade and began dating in 2005. After three years of dating, the teens learned that they were expecting a child together when they were only juniors in high school.

The couple welcomed their first daughter, Carly, in May 2009. In addition to Carly, the pair welcomed daughters Vaeda Luma, Novvalee Reign and Rya Rose.

3. Heather Morris and Taylor Hubbell

Heather Morris and Taylor Hubbell

Heather Morris's husband Taylor Hubbell is her high school sweetheart. Heather first met Taylor in Arizona when they were attending the same high school, but they didn't start dating until after Morris moved to Los Angeles.

The two, who share two children Elijah and Owen, reconnected and dated all while Morris was experiencing stardom on "Glee". The couple eventually tied the knot in 2015 in a rustic-themed wedding which had light blue tones, with the wedding guests wearing coordinating shades of blue and tan.

4. Ja Rule and Aisha Atkins

Ja Rule and Aisha Atkins

Ja Rule and his wife Aisha Atkins's love story actually dated back to their times in middle school. Speaking with Ebony magazine back in 2002, the rapper said that "the first time I met her I was getting off the school bus, and she was the new girl in school."

The couple tied the knot in 2001 and share three kids together. While they might have it easy to find love in each other, they spent almost two years apart when Ja Rule was in prison for tax evasion and illegal gun possession. He was released in 2013.

5. Ll Cool J and Simone I. Smith

Ll Cool J and Simone I. Smith

Ll Cool J and Simone I. Smith started their romance in 1987 when they were in high school. He said Simone gave him her number, thinking that he would never call her but he did. They now have four kids together. The two dated for eight years before tying the knot in 1995.

In the book "What Makes a Marriage Last", he told Phil Donahue and Marlo Smith, " 'I said, 'Nah, nah, nah,' And then I looked over and saw Simone and I was like, 'Alright, I'll meet your cousin. Bring her over.' So, I said hello to her and then we kind of vibed-we had a nice moment of eye contact. I said, 'You should come around.' She said, 'You come around.' "

6. Thomas Rhett and Lauren Akins

Thomas Rhett and Lauren Akins

Thomas Rhett knew that he's in love with Lauren Akins when they went to camp together in sixth grade. The two dated briefly in high school but going their separate ways for several years, though remained good friends. The pair reunited again in May 2011 and by the end of the year, they were engaged.

"We dated once when we were 15 and it didn't work out," Thomas said. "We dated for like six months. We remained best friends even after we broke up. We both dated other people for like five years. When I heard that she had ended her other relationship-this was last spring-I moved in for the kill. We kissed, and that was it."

7. Bono and Ali Hewson

Bono and Ali Hewson
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Bono and his wife of more than 40 years, Ali Hewson, started dating in high school at Mount Temple Comprehensive School. The two got married in August 1982, sharing four children, daughters Jordan and Eve as well as sons Elijah and John.

"He was my first real boyfriend," Ali told The Telegraph in 2008. "It was 1976 that we got together - the same year that the band formed. I saw their first gig in our school gym."

8. Snoop Dogg and Shante Broadus

Snoop Dogg and Shante Broadus

Snoop Dogg and his wife Shante Broadus started knowing each other in high school. The rapper recalled to Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager back in 2021, "I feel like that was true love at first sight." He added, "I think because we were both young and we were both willing to sacrifice for each other. She knew what my dreams and goals was, and at the same time, I knew what hers were."

The couple got married in 1997. They share sons Corde and Cordell as well as daughter Cori. Additionally, Snoop is also dad to a son, Julian, from a past relationship.

9. Jon Bon Jovi and Dorothea Bongiovi

Jon Bon Jovi and Dorothea Bongiovi
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Another celebrity couple who is  high school sweethearts are Jon Bon Jovi and Dorothea Bongiovi. The two met at Sayreville War Memorial High School in the Garden State.

Recalling their memories during high school time, Jon Bon Jovi told PEOPLE in 2020, "She let me cheat off her in history. I was immediately drawn to her from the minute I saw her and that never changed." They briefly split in 1985 but reconciled in 1989 before they got married in Las Vegas. The pair share children Stephanie, Jesse, Jacob and Romeo.

10. Patrick and Brittany Mahomes

Patrick and Brittany Mahomes

Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Mahomes are one of iconic NFL couples. The pair met for the first time when they were students together at Whitehouse High School. The two were in love with each other that they even went to prom together in 2013.

In 2020, Patrick proposed to Brittany, captioning an Instagram post with "#RingSZN." A few days later, the couple revealed they were expecting their first child together. The couple got married in 2022, sharing  daughter Sterling Skye and son "Bronze" Lavon Mahomes III together.

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