Celebrity couples who met as childhood sweethearts including Tom and Giovanna Fletcher

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Marrying your childhood sweetheart has to be the pinnacle of romance; however, celebrity couples aren’t best known for their longevity.

But some showbiz pairings like Tom and Giovanna Fletcher break the mould and have been together way before the fame, the money and the celebrity status arrived in their lives.

Meet the celebrities who married their childhood sweethearts.

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Tom and Giovanna Fletcher

Tom met Giovanna when they were both attending Sylvia Young performing arts stage school.

Their surnames – Falcone and Fletcher – meant they sat alongside one another in school assemblies and this is how they first got to know each other.

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In 2004, Tom wrote the McFly song It’s All About You for Giovanna and their friendship turned romantic.

Tom proposed in 2011 in the school assembly room where they first met and the couple married in 2012.

They have since become parents to three children: Buzz, six, Buddy, five, and Max, two.

Ed Sheeran and Cherry Seaborn

Ed’s longtime childhood school friend Cherry became his wife.

The school friends reconnected in 2015 during Ed’s break from music and went on a ‘late gap year’ travelling the world where they fell in love.

The couple married in secret in 2018 on Ed's country estate in front of just close friends and family with no celebrity friends invited.

They welcomed their first child last year.

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Carey Mulligan and Marcus Mumford

While they seem a pair who connected through their showbiz lifestyles, Carey met Marcus at a Christian church camp when they were preteens.

They stayed in touch through letters until the pen friends met properly again in 2011.

The pair are now married and have two children together.

Wayne and Coleen Rooney

Wayne and Coleen first met at school when they were 12, and started dating after they finished school at the age of 16.

Despite various cheating and split rumours, the couple have stayed married since 2008.

They welcomed their first child, Kai, in November 2009. Klay was born in May 2013, and their third son, Kit, arrived in January 2016.

Their most recent son Cass was born in February 2018.

Danielle Armstrong and Tommy Edney

The TOWIE star revealed she has found love with her "best friend of 22 years" Tommy Edney in 2018.

Taking to Instagram she wrote: "Life has a funny way of working out just when I decided to give up on love my friend of 22 years swept me off my feet.”

The pair are now married and have a baby daughter named Orla.

Hannah Bagshawe and Eddie Redmayne

Eddie was attending boy’s boarding school Eton when he met Hannah who was attending the neighbouring all-girls boarding school.

Hannah needed to recruit male students to walk the runway for a charity fashion show when Eddie volunteered and the two became friends.

The pair started dating in 2012 and are now married and have two children.

Hugo Taylor and Millie Mackintosh

Hugo and Millie had been dating since their teens when they arrived on screens in the first series of Made In Chelsea.

The pair split on the show after it was revealed Hugo had cheated with Rosie Fortescue.

However, the "old friends" reunited several years later to get married before recently welcoming their first child, Sienna, who is coming up to her first birthday.

Bono and Ali Hewson

Bono met his wife Ali Hewson at Mount Temple Comprehensive School in Dublin, Ireland.

They got married in Vegas when they were 20 and 21 and have been inseparable ever since.

The couple has four grown-up children together.

Jon Bon Jovi and Dorthea Hurley

Bon Jovi and Dorothea Hurley have been together since they were just teens at a New Jersey high school.

One wedding and four kids later, their marriage is stronger than ever.

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher

Mila met Ashton when they were both teenagers acting on That 70s Show when she was 14 and he was 19.

Mila has since admitted that she had her first kiss with Ashton.

They reconnected romantically in 2012 and are now a happy family with two children: Wyatt and Dimitri.

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Snoop Dog and Shante Broadus

Snoop Dogg’s met his wife when they were attending the same high school and they even went to the end of year prom together.

They married in 1994 and have three grown-up children together.

However, their relationship hasn’t always been smooth sailing and in 2004 the couple filed for divorce.

The papers were never signed and in 2008 they renewed their vows instead.

Speaking in 2013, Snoop explained: "I had no understanding of how I was hurting her and how I was betraying myself, until I realised I need to love this woman who loves me and had my kids.

"I needed to put my life in perspective and let my music and my business become secondary."

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