Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are the definition of a Hollywood it-couple. Their relationship began on the set of Green Lantern in 2010, but the pair didn’t begin dating until a year afterwards. Lively and Reynolds made their relationship official in October 2011 when Lively was spotted leaving Reynolds’ apartment during his birthday weekend. In 2012, the couple secretly wed in South Carolina. They didn’t have their official red carpet debut until the Met Gala in 2014, and have continued to be the best-dressed stars at the event for every year since. While the couple may be Hollywood royalty at this point, their fun-loving relationship keeps them relatable and humble. If you’re a fan of Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds, follow along for these rare photos of the couple you may have never seen before:
12. Beacon Hotel in June 2022
In June 2022, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds were photographed departing the Beacon Hotel in New York City. The couple were spotted in town supporting their friend, Taylor Swift, at an appearance during the Tribeca Festival. For the occasion, both Reynolds and Lively rocked breezy summer ensembles. Lively wore a simple white sundress with her hair styled in tousled waves, while Reynolds wore a navy button-down short sleeve shirt and jeans.
11. Wondercon in April 2011
In April 2011, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds sat at a panel during Wondercon at Moscone Center South in San Francisco. It’s clear the couple has grown up a lot since this photo and they look quite young. The couple discussed their upcoming superhero film, Green Lantern, and it was clear from this event that the two had intense chemistry. While this was still early in their relationship, there was no denying that the couple worked well together.
10. Free Guy Premiere in August 2021
In August 2021, Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively stepped out on the red carpet for the world premiere of Free Guy. The event took place at Lincoln Square 13 in New York. Reynolds starred as the lead in the film alongside Dwayne Johnson, Joe Keery, and John Krasinski. For the special occasion, the couple dressed to the nines in their best red carpet glam. Lively opted for a pink sequinned number and pulled her hair into a voluminous braid, while Reynolds wore a camel jacket paired with a checkered button-up shirt.
9. The Music Man Premiere in February 2022
The Hollywood it-couple stepped out looking vibrant to attend the opening night of The Music Man in February 2022. The couple attended to support their friend Hugh Jackman in his starring role in the musical. The couple dressed fabulously for the event and stepped out wearing gorgeous matching outfits in varying shades of purple. Lively wore a bright purple suit with her hair styled in defined mermaid waves, while Reynolds opted for a more muted purple suit in a checkered pattern.
8. The Whitby Hotel in October 2017
In October 2017, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds were photographed leaving The Whitby Hotel in New York City. The couple stepped out to attend a special screening of her new film, All I See Is You. Lively starred in the film alongside Jason Clarke. For the occasion, Lively opted for a sequin embellished tank top, while Reynolds looked polished in a three piece suit.
7. Met Gala in 2017
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds never fail to deliver when it comes to the Met Gala red carpet, especially considering that this event is where they made their red carpet debut as a couple. This photo is a candid shot of the couple as they line up to walk the iconic steps of the Met Gala. Lively definitely channelled her inner Serena Vanderwoodsen for this occasion with her glamorous gold outfit with pops of blue. Reynolds matched her with a sharp navy tuxedo and blue bow tie.
6. New York City in January 2022
In the cold winter months of 2022, Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively were photographed going for a leisurely stroll in New York City. For the occasion, the couple bundled up in matching navy outfits. Reynolds opted for a blue puffer jacket paired with a button up shirt, while Lively opted for a navy sherpa-style jacket paired with a printed beanie. It’s rare to see this couple out and about for a casual outing, so this was definitely a treat to fans who appreciate their casual style.
5. Pokemon Detective Pikachu Premiere in May 2019
In May 2019, Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively stepped out to attend the premiere of Pokemon Detective Pikachu at Military Island, Times Square in New York City. Reynolds voiced the character of Detective Pikachu in the film. For the premiere occasion, Reynolds stepped out with a pregnant Blake Lively and from the looks of this photo, the two had a blast! Lively opted for a yellow dress which hugged her bump perfectly and styled her hair in crimped waves. Reynolds opted for a beige suit which he layered with a denim vest.
4. MTV Movie Awards in June 2011
During their dating years, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds spoke onstage during the 2011 MTV Movie Awards at Universal Studios’ Gibson Amphitheatre. For the occasion, Lively opted for a fitted cobalt blue dress styled with bangles and her hair pulled back into a sleek look. Reynolds opted for a casual grey button up paired with a navy cardigan. The couple were on stage to present the best kiss statue, which was given to Twilight‘s Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart for the third year in a row.
3. Disneyland Park in December 2016
In December 2016, Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively were photographed in this adorable shot while meeting Mickey Mouse at Sleeping Beauty’s Winter Castle in Disneyland. This photo was included in the handout provided by Disney Parks. The couple is smiling wide in the photo with their arms wrapped around Mickey, who is dressed in a Santa suit to celebrate the holiday season. Lively is wearing a blush pink button up top paired with a navy sweater, while Reynolds opted for a green jacket and hat.
2. Final Portrait Screening in March 2018
In March 2018, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds stepped out on a double date with John Krasinski and Emily Blunt to attend the Final Portrait New York screening at Guggenheim Museum. In this photo, the group is captured leaving the venue together all smiles. For the occasion, Lively wore a black and white gingham dress paired with a wool camel coat, while Reynolds opted for a simple navy suit paired with a black tie.
1. Met Gala in May 2022
In May 2022, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds returned to the Met Gala after the event had been cancelled for two years. They made an iconic entrance that no one could forget, especially considering the incredible dress that Lively wore which changed colors and was inspired by the Statue of Liberty. In this behind-the-scenes photo, the couple is preparing to walk the steps of the Met Gala with Reynolds leading the way. This photo truly makes for a fairytale moment with Lively’s satin gloves and crown.