As much as we love celebrity couples, we love their nicknames for couples. Combining the names of our favourite celebrities who have found love in each other is almost the fans’ and media’s favourite thing to do. Around the world, it is often said that is hard for the rich and famous to find love or have lasting relationships because of the prying eyes, and wagging tongues. It is possible, the media just does not give stars the time to, some conquer it and some don’t. Whether or not they do, from Bonnie and Clyde to Bay & Jay, we will keep nicknaming our favourite couples.
Here are celebrity nicknames for couples that rocked.
Brangelina is the world’s most celebrated couple. The love story of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie started when they met in 2004 on the set of Mr. & Mrs. Smith, an action comedy movie and fell in love shortly after. The couple embarked on humanitarian outreaches together and adopted and bore children together. They got married in 2014 in a quiet but elegant wedding and Jolie’s dress had their children’s drawings on. In 2016, the couple filed for divorce, which broke the hearts of the fans. Either way, Brangelina will always be a public favourite.
Posh and Becks
Posh and Becks are the King and Queen of the United Celebrity Kingdom. The extremely good-looking footballer, David Beckham and forever Spice Girl, Victoria Beckham thrill the fans every time they step out. Their recent appearance at the royal wedding had the world shook. The couple started dating in 1997 and married in 1999. They are so loved by the media, that the home they bought shortly after their marriage was named Beckingham Palace. The couple is not just drop dead gorgeous, they are fashion icons, and we love it.
Kimye has to be the urbanest couple nickname. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were friends for 7 years before they started dating in 2012. What happened to be a long-term crush turned into reality when the pair finally answered destiny’s call to be together. The couple went public with their relationship and the industry went wild. Both entrepreneurs, they grazed covers of magazines, signed deals, music videos, had the most beautiful wedding in Florence, Italy, and share three children. Kimye is a fashion mood and by far the most talked about celebrity couple in the 21st century.
Bennifer was the name given to cute star duo, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez. The couple met on set back in 2002 and hit it off. They were a public favourite and the fans loved the duo so much. They looked so in love and served looks and moods on the red carpet each time. Bennifer got engaged in 2004 and it seemed like happily ever after. The couple called off their engagement much later and it was heartbreaking. Ben went on to pursue his love for Jennifer Garner.
Bey & Jay
Bey & Jay are the world number one couple in the entertainment industry. A relationship that has lasted over 15 years, Beyoncé started a relationship with Jay-Z after their collaboration on “’03 Bonnie & Clyde, which appeared on his seventh album The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse (2002). Bey & Jay served couple goals, on stage, in music videos, on magazines, back to back. They were both number one in their fields. Together they have grown to greater heights in the music industry. In 2008, the couple got married in a quiet wedding with family and friends. In January 2012, the couple welcomed their first child Blue Ivy Carter and the fans went wild. Through the years the couple pulled off jaw-dropping world tours, super bowl performances and the most recent ground-breaking Coachella performance from Beyonce. In 2017, the couple welcomed twins and we were all team Bey & Jay
Kyga was the nickname given to sensational reality star and entrepreneur Kylie Jenner and rapper Tyga. The couple’s close friendship sparked rumours in the media, and it was mainly because of the age difference. The couple went public after she turned 18 in 2015 and were couple goals for young girls worldwide. A role model and everyone’s woman crush Wednesday, Kylie and Tyga did almost everything together in them on again off again relationship. Tyga even tattooed her name on his arm. The couple split finally in late 2016.
BAAD2017 broke the internet. Nigerian artists Bankole Wellington otherwise known as Banky W starred alongside beautiful Nollywood actress, Adesua Etomi as husband and wife, in the Ebony Life Production, The Wedding Party. This film was a hit and had Nigerians flooding the cinemas to see it. Teaser pictures had the whole nation thinking the pair got married secretly but it turned out to be scenes from the movie. The fans loved the pair together and wished it was real. Their wishes came through as Lagos’s most eligible bachelor, Banky W, and his Edo sweetheart Adesua Etomi, announced their engagement in April 2017 and broke the internet. The wedding hashtag BAAD2017 trended up until early 2018. The couple constantly gosh over each other on social media and are proudly called The Wellingtons.
Billary is the only political couple with a nickname. Bill and Hillary Clinton are a powerful couple in the political sphere. Former President of the United States, Bill and Hillary, two-time presidential aspirant, Secretary of State and Senator from New York, the pair define power and politics. Bill and Hillary got married in 1975 and have climbed the political ladder over the years to become one of the most powerful couples in the free world.
Zannessa was the lead couple in the Disney hit, High School Musical. Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens was the duo that every teenager loved. Their chemistry seemed too real to remain in the script. Their romance began on the set of High School Musical, they thrilled red carpet and made the movie more real. They split after dating for a while and in recent interviews, Vanessa has said she has lost contact with him.
Jennifer Garner and Ben Afleck were one of the most talked about Hollywood couple seeing as Ben had once been with a beautiful and famous Jennifer Lopez. The pair met in the year 2000 on the set of Pearl Harbour and it served as the foundation of their friendship, Jennifer was married to ex husband and actor, Scot Foley and Ben went on to date Jennifer Lopez. The couple became official after splitting from their respective partners in 2004 and feed the fans 11 years of fairy-tale love until their shocking divorce in 2015. The couple have 3 beautiful children, although their divorce was tailored with scandalous rumours, they remain good friends.
Simi & Sid
Nigerian recording artist Dr. Sid married his longtime girlfriend, Simi Osomo on the 2nd of August 2014. The couple dated long enough, and the public didn’t even know about it until he released his hit track ‘Last Bus Stop’. Simi & Sid were one of the pioneer couples of the wedding social media hashtag trend. Theirs was so catchy and easy to remember that it rolled off everyone’s tongue at the time. The wedding saw the attendance of fellow Mavin label mates, other artists, family and friends.
The G.I Joe pair is the most creative nickname of all time. Coined from the hit movie G.I Joe, in this case, G.I Joe means Gigi Hadid and Joe Jonas, you won’t believe it. The pair became official in the summer of 2015 and the public thought it was a match made in heaven. The relationship didn’t last as long as the fans hoped, in November, it went public that the hero couple had split up.