Brain-over-brawn is the new dating trend among celebrities. While most celebs choose partners from the same industry as theirs, some others have broken the mold and married complete strangers to the industry. However, tech geeks and business owners have become the new eligible partners among many celebrities, right from Miranda Kerr to Emma Watson. Even if they are not from the same industry, there’s one thing these couples share in common – success! Without these businessmen and women who control the tech world, we would never know what our favorite celebs were up to.
Take a look at some of these celeb-techie relationships. One of them includes a Bollywood actress too!
The Victoria’s Secret model recently got engaged to co-founder and CEO of Snapchat, Evan Spiegel, after dating him for over a year. Guess where she posted the big announcement? That’s right! It was on Snapchat.
Earlier this year, the Harry Potter actress was rumored to be dating tech entrepreneur William “Mack” Knight, after photos surfaced of the couple vacationing together. Mack happens to be a senior manager at the software company, Medallia Professional Services.
In January 2016, the Ghajini actress married Micromax co-founder and CEO Rahul Sharma. There were two lavish ceremonies for the couple, which were attended by celebrities from the film industry, including Shilpa Shetty, Preity Zinta, Manish Paul and R Madhavan.
In 2014, the Inception actor married girlfriend Tasha McCauley, who is the co-founder and CEO of Fellow Robots, a tech company located in NASA Research Park. She also the director of business development at GeoSim, another tech company that builds precise 3D-models of actual cities.
After her much-publicized split from Johnny Depp, the actress is rumored to be dating co-founder of PayPal, Elon Musk. Musk is currently the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors. Neither of them has confirmed the relationship yet.
The actress, who stars on HBO comedy-drama series Girls, is married to Ricky Van Veen, co-founder of the comedy website CollegeHumor. Their wedding ceremony was officiated by Tom Hanks.