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There have been a lot of new celebrity pairings in 2012. Here are the top 10 couples that have started dating this year and are still going strong.
10. Kat Von D and DeadMau5 - September 2012
Television personality Kat Von D is currently engaged to Canadian DJ and music producer DeadMau5 (Joel Zimmerman). The two had a whirlwind romance. They started dating in September and broke up in November. While still broken up, DeadMau5 proposed to Kat Von D via Twitter, since that is where the two met. He tweeted, “I can't wait for Christmas so.... Katherine Von Drachenberg, will you marry me?” Along with the tweet he included a picture of the ring he is getting for her, letting her know that there will be a black diamond instead of a white one. Kat Von D responded, “Mi Corazon!!! Thank you all for the lovely congratulations! Please excuse me while I go squeeze the hell out of my fiancé! ❤”
9. Bradley Cooper and Zoe Saldana - January 2012
Actors Bradley Cooper and Zoe Saldana began dating in January, split in March, and got back together in September. The couple have been seen together looking very happy. Rumors have been circulating recently that Saldana is pregnant with Bradley Cooper’s child.
8. Zooey Deschanel and Jamie Linden - June-ish 2012
New Girl actress Zooey Deschanel is dating screenwriter Jamie Linden. Linden has written films We Are Marshall and Dear John. The two don’t make too many public appearances together, but their relationship seems to be going strong. Deschanel’s divorce from Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard was finalized this December.
7. Kat Dennings and Nick Zano - January 2012
Kat Dennings and Nick Zano, 2 Broke Girls co-stars and frequent on-screen love interests, started dating off-screen in January. When Dennings was asked about the relationship in an interview with Glamour, she replied, “Yes! I have nothing to hide! It’s the Truth! He’s the best! I didn’t know him before the show.”
6. Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards - April 2012
One Direction’s Zayn Malik has been dating Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards since April. Both found fame from being on X Factor. The two have been going strong, despite hate that Perrie has been getting from Directioners.
5. Johnny Depp and Amber Heard - June 2012
Johnny Depp has been dating his Rum Diary co-star, Amber Heard, 26, since June. For Christmas, Johnny presented her with her own beach, naming a section of his private island, Amber’s Cove. After looking at a map, he realized it resembled the actress’ hip. Lately, there have been conflicting reports on the couple, some saying that Amber is not ready to commit, making it unclear as to whether or not this romance will fizzle in 2013.
4. Katy Perry and John Mayer - July 2012
Singers Katy Perry and John Mayer have been dating since July, and they recently brought things to the next level when Perry brought Mayer home for the holidays to spend Christmas with her family. The two have been inseparable, and John has been doing his best to prove to Katy that he isn’t the guy that many people think he is. As a Christmas present, he designed Katy a guitar complete with her initials and the date they first met. Perry tweeted a picture of Mayer dressed as Santa Claus on Christmas.
3. Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher - April 2012
Actors and old co-stars Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher started dating this year. Rumors surfaced of them dating in April, but they didn’t go public until September when they were photographed holding hands and kissing in public. The pair played the on-and-off again couple Jackie and Kelso in That '70s Show. Kutcher recently filed for divorce from actress Demi Moore following over a year of being separated.
2. Taylor Swift and Harry Styles - November 2012
After ending things with Conor Kennedy earlier this year, Taylor Swift, 23, began dating Harry Styles, 18, from popular boy band One Direction. The couple have been spending a lot of time with each other. Fans, however, are unsure of how long this relationship will last and wonder if a new song written by Swift will result from the pairing.
1. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West - April 2012
After Kim Kardashian’s 72-day marriage to Kris Humphries ended, Kardashian started dating rapper Kanye West in April. The couple seem to be very happy and serious about their relationship, already talking about marriage and kids. Kardashian’s divorce to Humphries is not yet official.