14 real-life couples who met on the set of soap operas
Even amid the high drama of daytime TV, these couples fell in love on set
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos
Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes
Kassie DePaiva and James DePaiva
True O'Brien and Casey Moss
True O'Brien and Casey Moss met when they played love interests on Days of Our Lives, beginning in 2014. They've been together since 2015, despite O'Brien's character being killed off.
Arianne Zucker and Shawn Christian
Mick Cain and Schae Harrison
The Bold and the Beautiful stars Mick Cain and Schae Harrison have been an item since 2001, and have one child together.
Michael Saucedo and Rebecca Herbst
Michael Saucedo and Rebecca Herbst met on the set of General Hospital and were married in 2001. They now have three children together.
Crystal Chappell and Michael Sabatino
Crystal Chappell and Michael Sabatino's on-screen romance turned real in the early ’90s, when they appeared together on Days of Our Lives. They were married in 1997 and have two children together.
Doug Davidson and Cindy Fisher
The Young and the Restless costars Doug Davidson and Cindy Fisher met on set in the early ’80s, and were married in 1984. They have two children.
Vincent Van Patten and Eileen Davidson
Maura West and Scott DeFreitas
Maura West and Scott DeFreitas met on the set of As the World Turns and were married in 2000. They have five children.
Melissa Fumero and David Fumero
Darin Brooks and Kelly Kruger
There’s a twist to this soap-star duo: Though they would eventually appear together on The Bold and the Beautiful, they first met on the set of the Spike sitcom Blue Mountain State. They were married in 2016 and had their first child in 2019.
Jon Lindstrom and Cady McClain
Cady McClain and Jon Lindstrom (who was previously married to soap star and Real Housewives personality Eileen Davidson) first met on the set of As the World Turns; they were married in 2014.