From Adele and Rich Paul to Aaron Rodgers and Shailene Woodley, a handful of Hollywood celebrities were struck by cupid’s arrow in 2021. Some, like Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez, also rekindled their romance. As we begin to bid farewell to 2021, let’s take a look at all the new celebrity couples formed this year.

1. Adele and Rich Paul

Grammy award-winning singer Adele and sports agent Rich Paul. first sparked romance rumors in July when they were spotted attending an NBA match. Two months later, Adele confirmed the relationship, saying they were “very happy.”

“I didn’t mean to go public with it. I just wanted to go to the game. I just love being around him. I just love it,” she said in an interview with Vogue.

2. Aaron Rodgers and Shailene Woodley

NFL star Aaron Rodgers surprised everyone in February 2021 by announcing his engagement with ‘The Fault In Our Stars’ actor Shailene Woodley. 

In August, Woodley confessed that the two were engaged for “months and months” before they decided to break the news.

“Yes, we are engaged. But for us, it’s not new news, you know, so it’s kind of funny. Everyone right now is freaking out over it and we’re like, ‘Yeah, we’ve been engaged for a while,'” Woodley told Jimmy Fallon. 

3. Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian

This new relationship came as a surprise to many as the couple has known each other for years. They officially confirmed their romance in February when they were spotted out on a date. Since then, they have been public about their love. 

4.  John Mulaney and Olivia Munn

On May 10, John Mulaney and his wife announced their separation, and days later, reports surfaced that John and Olivia Munn had started dating. On November 24, Olivia gave birth to her first child with John in Los Angeles.