10 June 2014 by

Adam Brody And Leighton Meester's Love Story: From Teen Drama To Married Life

GALLERY >> Leighton And Adam's Love Story

August 2003: The OC

Adam Brody gets his big break in the first season of teen drama The OC in 2003. He appears as nerdy hearthrob Seth Cohen and steals the hearts of girls around the world. 

December 2003: Rachel Bilson

Adam starts dating co-star Rachel Bilson who plays his on-screen crush Summer Roberts. 

'We always have a lot to talk about, and we tell each other everything,' Rachel tells Teen People. 'I feel like I have everything now – the dog, the house, the job and him. I can't ask for anything more!'

December 2006: Rachel and Adam break up

The teen dream couple split at the end of 2006. A source told people: 'It was a typical romance and they just grew apart. They’ve been on and off for awhile now.'

September 2007: Gossip Girl

The creator of The OC Josh Schwartz launches a new teen mega series in September 2007: Gossip Girl. Leighton Meester stars alongside Blake Lively as high school queen bee Blair Waldorf. 

2008: Sebastian Stan

In 2008, Leighton starts dating Gossip Girl co-star Sebastian Stan. Sebastian plays bad boy Carter Baizen in the series (a fling of her character Blair's).

2010: Leighton and Sebastian split

The pair call it quits in 2010. 'I was really sad when it ended,' Leighton told Seventeen. 'But that's what taught me a lot about myself and love and life – and that's good.'

2011: The Oranges

Leighton and Adam meet on the set of The Oranges in 2011. They play members of two families living in the same house. 

2012: Aaron Himelstein

Leighton's rumoured to be hooking up with ex and Remember the Daze co-star Aaron Himelstein...

January 2013: Are Adam and Leighton dating?

... but turns out she's really dating ADAM BRODY. An insider describes the duo as 'always close and friendly'. The love story begins! 

February 2013: Leighton's spotted in Adam's car

Leighton ducks down to hide from photographers as the pair are papped together for the first time. An insider confirms they've been 'hanging out' and rumour has it that they've travelled to Bangkok together.

November 2013: Engaged!

Star magazine reports the couple are engaged. '(They) have talked about getting married eventually,' says a source. 'But she had no idea he would propose so soon! It was the surprise of her life and she's ecstatic!'

December 2013: Cape Town

The couple are spotted having a smooch at Cape Town International Airport in December 2013.

February 2014: A secret wedding

Adam and Leighton get married in a secret California ceremony three months after they confirm their engagement. 

May 2014: Life Partners

The couple bag roles in movie Life Partners which premieres at Tribeca Film Festival in May 2014. 'I always want to work with people that I like and love and people that I'm friends with,' says Leighton. 'It's nice to mix business with pleasure.'

June 2014: First appearance as man and wife

Leighton and Adam make their first post-wedding appearance at the Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 8, 2014. They cuddle and gaze into each other's eyes as they walk the red carpet. 

Adam Brody and Leighton Meester are one of the most secretive star couples on the block. So when the duo made their first appearance since their wedding day at the Tony Awards this week we could help but let out a squeal of excitement.

Adam and Leighton - or should we say Seth Cohen and Blair Waldorf - have been officially dating since 2013 after meeting on the set of movie The Oranges back in 2011. 

Since then they've been spotted out in New York walking their adorable pooches together but rarely hit the red carpet arm in arm. It seems it's all change this year though - not only did they hit up the Tony Awards looking all loved-up they're also starring in a movie Life Partners together.

'I always want to work with people that I like and love and people that I'm friends with,' Leighton says in a press conference. 'It's nice to mix business with pleasure... It was the best. We basically got to say whatever came to our minds. There was a lot of improv.'

The teen drama alums are no strangers to dating co-stars - both have had relationships with on-screen partners in the past. Adam hooked up with The OC's Rachel Bilson aka (Summer Roberts) and Leighton dated Gossip Girl's   Sebastian Stan (aka Carter Baizen).

Let's take a look back Adam and Leighton's love story in pictures... 


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