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19 celebrities who made their dreams come true

If you can dream it, you can do it.


Jim Carrey is a household name now, but he was still a struggling comedian and actor in the ’80s and early’ 90s. However, he was so sure to make it one day that he wrote himself a check. of $ 10 million.

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Carrey believed he wrote the check in the early ’90s, although other sources report that he wrote it in 1985.

In fact, Carrey headlined three No.1 movies in 1995 – Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Mask, and Dumb and even dumber, causing his fame to soar.

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Tom Holland and Zendaya are one of the cutest celebrity couples of 2021 – but they were friends years before they dated.

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In fact, Tom Holland admitted that Zendaya was his first celebrity crush four years ago.


Holland has also come forward as Spider-Man in the MCU. On a red carpet in 2013, he said he would like to play Spider-Man among all the other superheroes.

Three years later, in 2016, he would play Peter Parker / Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War – a role he has since taken over in two Avengers movies and two (soon three) Spider Man movie theater.

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He’s playing in the movie version of the game, which is slated for release next year.

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Alex Rodriguez is another person who ended up dating his celebrity crush. In 1998, he said that a dream date would be any date with Jennifer Lopez.

A-Rod started dating J.Lo almost two decades later in 2017, and the two even got engaged in 2019, before severing their relationship this year.

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A-Rod wasn’t the only one with a crush. Joe Manganiello had a crush on Sophia Vergara for years, which he even admitted publicly.

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Knowing her crush, the People magazine editor-in-chief privately informed Joe just before reporting Vergara’s breakup with her then-fiancé – and Joe flew to where Sofia was filming. Hot pursuit and took her on a date. The two tied the knot in 2015.

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Kanye West said he fell in love with Kim Kardashian immediately after seeing her in a photo alongside her then best friend, Paris Hilton.

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It would take years for the two to become friends, and eventually, they started dating in 2011. They tied the knot in 2014 – however, this year Kim filed for divorce.

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Seven years ago, Simu Liu (who at the time didn’t really have a major role) tweeted to Marvel asking about an Asian American superhero.

Hi @Marvel, great job with Cpt America and Thor. And now, how about an Asian American hero?

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He then tweeted them again in 2018, as the Shang-Chi the film was in development.

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Even though Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige apparently didn’t see the tweet at the time, Simu was quickly chosen. Shang-Chi and the legend of the 10 rings, which was released in 2021. The film made Simu the first Asian American to star in an MCU movie and the first to portray an Asian American superhero in the MCU.

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Wayyy in 2004, Katie Holmes told Seventeen magazine that she thought she would marry Tom Cruise. She also apparently grew up with pictures of him on her wall.

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Katie’s dreams came true when the two tied the knot in 2006. However, they ended up going their separate ways in 2012.

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They had a daughter together.


Speaking of posters … walking out of the cinema one day when she was around 16, Kelly Preston noticed a John Travolta poster in Fat.

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“I just knew,” she would later say of the first moment she saw her future husband. “I really knew it and it turned into ‘I’m going to marry this man’.” The two married in 1991 and remained so until Preston’s death in 2020.

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Billie Eilish admitted to being a big Belieber growing up – aka a huge Justin Bieber fan.

Well, her dreams came true at Coachella in 2019, when the two finally met. They became friends and Justin even collaborated with Billie on a remix of his hit song “Bad Guy”.


Shortly after Ryan Reynolds started reading Deadpool comics in the early 2000s, he launched a campaign to play the character. In fact, it almost seemed meant to be, after Deadpool was referred to as “Ryan Reynolds Crossed With A Shar-Pei” in the comics.

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He spoke to Fox executives, who agreed Ryan should play Deadpool … but they wanted him to make his X-Men movie debut. Thus, Reynolds appeared as the character of the hapless X-Men Origins: Wolverine, which was so bad that it essentially ruined any chance of Reynolds playing the character in a standalone movie.

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However, Ryan Reynolds knew he was meant to play the character and never gave up, despite many issues … Dead Pool, and now it’s one of his most famous roles.

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Anika Noni Rose said in 2011 that as a child she always dreamed of voicing a character in a Disney movie.

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Her dream came true in 2009, when she not only voiced a Disney character, but also the first Black Disney Princess and the first American Disney Princess, Tiana.

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“I feel like an honor that this is how the dream comes true, bigger and stronger than I even imagined,” said Rose. “I feel like I’m living my fairy tale in this part of my career.”


In 2011, when Ariana was still starring in Victorious and had yet to start her solo career, she tweeted about her dream role of being Glinda from Bad.

I loved seeing Wicked again … an incredible production! Made me realize again how much I want to play Glinda at some point in my life! # Dream Role

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When the film version of the iconic musical finally rolled out of development hell and picked its lead characters this year, Ariana landed the role, making her dreams come true.


Victoria Beckham’s first celebrity crush was none other than David Beckham.


And it turns out the feelings were mutual – after seeing Victoria in the Spice Girls music video for “Say You’ll Be There,” David developed a crush on her as well.

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“She’s the girl for me and I’m going to get her!” … She is my idea of ​​perfection. I knew if she wanted me we would be together forever, ”David said of her thoughts at the time.

The two have been married since 1999 and have four children together.

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Mila Kunis had a huge crush on Ashton Kutcher when they starred together in This spectacle of the 70s. It was actually his first kiss, as their characters were to kiss on the show.

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The two remained friends during the filming (Mila was also only 14 when she started acting on the show) and reconnected years after the show ended, when a romance blossomed. They are now married and have two children.

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When Kim Kardashian sat down with her publicist around 2011, she told the publicist that her dream is to be on the cover of a fashion magazine. However, the publicist told her that would never happen – Kim was largely not taken seriously in the fashion world at the time.

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However, Kim continued to cover many magazines, even one of the most prestigious – Vogue. She covered Vogue in 2014 (with her husband Kanye) and 2019 (by herself), and has since launched several fashion and beauty lines, and has participated in many fashion weeks and red carpets, often sitting at alongside Anna Wintour.

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She even sent the former publicist a copy of her 2014 Vogue cover.


And finally, Justin and Hailey Bieber had barely started dating in 2016. Yet he predicted to GQ that the two would marry – his wish came true, despite touring and breaking up with Hailey a few years older. late.

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This proves it – the manifestation is real !!! You’ve heard it here and now, folks: I’m going to marry Harry Styles. Universe, do your thing!

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