They should cast Elizabeth Olsen’s husband as Wanda’s new love interest…
In some MCU movies and TV shows, the romances are as epic as the journey the hero undergoes. A few of the couples have so much chemistry that you almost wish the actors were together in real life.
While Tom Holland and Zendaya are the only onscreen MCU couple who are also dating in real life, many of the other actors are out there living epic romances of their very own.
Here are 14 MCU couples vs. who the actors are dating or married to IRL:
Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany play spouses Wanda Maximoff and Vision in Wanda Vision.
In real life, Elizabeth is married to Robbie Arnett, who’s a vocalist in the indie band Milo Greene.
Paul married fellow actor Jennifer Connelly, who voiced the AI Karen in Spider-Man: Homecomingin 2003.
Though Tom Hiddleston and Sophia Di Martino both play variants of the same character in Lokithey share an onscreen kiss.
In real life, Tom is reportedly engaged to his Betrayal costar Zawe Ashton.
Sophia is in a long-term relationship with Flowers creatorWill Sharpe.
As Tony Stark and Pepper Potts, Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow play love interests in Iron Man.
In real life, Robert married producer Susan Downey (née Levin) in 2005.
Gwyneth married Brad Falchuk, who co-created shows like Glee and Posein 2018.
Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman play intergalactic on-again/off-again couple Thor and Jane Foster in Thor.
In real life, Chris married model Elsa Pataky in 2010.
Natalie married her black swan choreographer Benjamin Millepied in 2012.
In Avengers: Age of UltronScarlett Johansson and Mark Ruffalo fell in love as Natasha Romanoff and Bruce Banner.
In real life, Scarlett married Saturday Night Live‘s Colin Jost in 2020.
In Spider-Man: No Way HomeZendaya and Tom Holland play high school couple MJ Jones and Peter Parker.
Zendaya and Tom are dating in real life, too.
In Guardians of the GalaxyZoe Saldaña and Chris Pratt play love interests Gamora and Peter Quill.
Chris married Katherine Schwarzenegger in 2019.
In Ant-Man and the WaspPaul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly play superhero couple Scott Lang and Hope van Dyne.
In real life, Paul married producer/screenwriter Julie Yaeger in 2003.
Evangeline has been in a long-term relationship with Norman Kali, who was a production assistant on her show Lostsince 2010.
Benedict Cumberbatch and Rachel McAdams play love interests Stephen Strange and Christine Palmer in Doctor Strange.
In real life, Benedict married playwright Sophie Hunter in 2015.
Rachel has been in a long-term relationship with screenwriter and director Jamie Linden since 2016.
In Black Widow, David Harbor and Rachel Weisz play fake-couple-turned-real-romantic-interests Alexei Shostakov and Melina Vostokoff.
In real life, David married singer Lily Allen in 2020.
Rachel married actor Daniel Craig in 2011.
In EternalsGemma Chan and Kit Harington play couple Sersi and Dane Whitman.
In real life, Gemma has been dating fellow Marvel actor Dominic Cooper — who played Howard Stark in Marvel projects like Captain America and Agent Carter — since 2018.
Kit married his Game Of Thrones costar/love interest Rose Leslie in 2018.
In the same movie, Barry Keoghan and Lauren Ridloff play love interests Druig and Makkari.
In real life, Barry is in a relationship with Alyson Sandro.
Lauren married artist and performer Douglas Ridloff in 2006.
Eternals also features Brian Tyree Henry and Haaz Sleiman as married couple Phastos and Ben.
In real life, Brian is reportedly single, but after losing his mother, he “just started living in a place of, like, look, man: This world is full of millions of people. It’s not about you finding them. Or y’ all finding each other. It’s about you finding yourself.”
Likewise, Haaz has not publicly confirmed any romantic partners, but he said that representation like Phastos and Ben bring to the movie is “beyond a dream come true, it’s lifesaving.”
And finally, in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten RingsFala Chen and Tony Leung Chiu-wai play Ying Li and Wenwu, Shang-Chi’s parents.
In real life, Fala married entrepreneur Emmanuel Straschnov in 2019.
After 19 years of dating, Tony married actor and singer Carina Lau in 2008.