Holly Willoughby, Brad Pitt and other celebs who met their other half at work

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This Christmas party season, it’s predicted flings between work colleagues are set to soar to an all-time high.

As we reported on Thursday, a third of women and 42% of men are desperate to get it on with a workmate, according to the survey by Illicit Encounters.

And romance has also blossomed between celebrities who’ve met through their jobs – with varying degrees of success.

Several power couples in the world of showbiz also met their future partner while at work.

Here, Daily Star looks at what happened to 10 famous couples who bumped into their future lover in the workplace.

Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton

Hollywood royalty Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton caused a scandal when they fell in love on the set of 1963’s Cleopatra as she was already married.

Their turbulent relationship saw them wed and divorce twice but eventually they ended up friends – albeit with strong feelings for each other.

They made 11 classic films together, including The Taming of the Shrew and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? But more than that, they created a sensation everywhere they went.

Angelina Jole and Brad Pitt

Life eventually imitated art for Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, who played a married couple in 2005’s Mr and Mrs Smith – once he split from Jennifer Aniston.

The Friends alum and the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood star announced their separation in January 2005. She filed for divorce the following March, and the proceedings were finalized in October 2005.

They’re now divorced too and have three biological and three adopted children.

Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson

As a teen girl who fell in love with a vampire, Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson’s real-life romance was as thrilling as their Twilight story. Then Kristen cheated with married director Rupert Sanders.

Despite her public apology she got dumped, the actress started dating women and is now engaged to screenwriter Dylan Meyer.

Actor Rob is currently dating model Suki Waterhouse.

Jay-Z and Beyonce

Rapper Jay-Z was hired to give Beyonce Knowles street cred, featuring on her first solo single after Destiny’s Child split. Then they ended up Crazy In Love for real.

The relationship was rocked when Bey’s Lemonade album hinted at infidelity but they weathered the storm and now have three kids.

Whilst accepting the award for 'Best International Group' at the 2019 BRIT Awards, Bey and Jay paid tribute to Meghan Markle by accepting the award in front on an image of the Royal Princess dressed as the Mona Lisa.

Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz

James Bond star Daniel Craig and actress Rachel Weisz were in other relationships when they met on the set of Dream House but by the time the film was released in 2011 they had married. They have one child together.

Before settling down with film star Rachel, Daniel was linked to a number of other equally glamorous high profile women.

Holly Willoughby and Dan Baldwin

Holly Willoughby could have her pick of famous fellas but it was producer Dan Baldwin who stole her heart when they worked together on kids’ show Ministry of Mayhem in 2004.

They kept the relationship secret for eight months – now married for 14 years they have three kids.

The blonde beauty was recently forced to take time off work from This Morning due to a sickness bug.

Mila Kunas and Ashton Kutcher

Mila Kunas and Ashton Kutcher met on the set of That 70s Show when she was 14 and he was 19.

They had other relationships with the likes of Demi Moore and Macaulay Culkin before reuniting, marrying in 2015 and having two kids.

Kit Harrington and Rose Leslie

Love interests in Game Of Thrones as Jon Snow and Ygritte, fiction became reality for Kit Harington and Rose Leslie, who wed in 2018 and have a son together.

The actor has since revealed that despite having specific plans on how he was going to ask Leslie to be his wife, he accidentally fumbled the moment.

He saidL “I was going to string up some lights in some trees and do all the romantic stuff… But we were in the country and we were under this beautiful night sky and had a log fire burning and red wine, and I blew my load early."

Rochelle and Marvin Humes

They now co-host The Hit List together but it was as a teen presenting on CBBC’s Smile that Rochelle Wiseman first met future hubby Marvin Humes.

Then while her band The Saturdays were at a showbiz party and he was with JLS, Marv called himself from her phone then they began texting before marrying in 2012. They have three kids.

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello

Serenading Camila Cabello on their duet Señorita helped Shawn Mendes bag a lockdown lover when the pair fell for each other hard.

After surviving shacking up together so soon after meeting, fans were stunned this week when they split, vowing to remain “best friends”.

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