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Oscars 2024: Four Couples Who Made Their Red Carpet Debut

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Celebrity couples made a splash at the 2024 Oscars, many of them for the first time. Though some established lovebirds walked the red carpet together before the big night at Dolby Theatre, several others took the chance to debut their new love at Vanity Fair‘s beloved afterparty at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills later that evening.

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Here’s a roundup of four couples who made Oscars night a public date night.

Chris Evans and wife Alba Baptista

Alba Baptista and Chris Evans attend the 2024 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 10, 2024 in Beverly Hills, California.
Alba Baptista and Chris Evans at the 2024 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

After tying the knot in September 2023, Captain America star Chris Evans and his newlywed wife Alba Baptista arrived at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party together. The event marked the couple’s first-ever red carpet appearance; they first sparked romance rumors in 2022, per People, and have kept their relationship out of the spotlight ever since.

Reneé Rapp and Towa Bird

Towa Bird and Reneé Rapp attends the 2024 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 10, 2024 in Beverly Hills, California.
Towa Bird and Reneé Rapp at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

Reneé Rapp confirmed her rumored romance with Towa Bird on the red carpet outside the Vanity Fair Oscar Party, where the two initially posed separately and then stood together. Rapp and Bird first caused fans to speculate about their relationship while performing together during Rapp’s shows; Bird, also a singer-songwriter, was the opening act for Rapp’s Snow Hard Feelings Tour in North America and Europe. She often joined the Mean Girls star onstage for her song “Tummy Hurts.”

Justin Theroux and Nicole Brydon Bloom

Nicole Brydon Bloom and Justin Theroux attend the 2024 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 10, 2024 in Beverly Hills, California.
Nicole Brydon Bloom and Justin Theroux at the 2024 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

Actor Justin Theroux and Nicole Brydon Bloom first sparked dating rumors in February 2023, per People, but have kept their relationship quiet since then. They walked the red carpet at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Sunday, marking their first public outing together as a couple.

Sabrina Carpenter and Barry Keoghan

Singer Sabrina Carpenter and actor Barry Keoghan debuted their relationship on Sunday at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party red carpet, where they posed separately but next to each other. As part of his look, Keoghan wore a friendship bracelet with Carpenter’s name — the Saltburn actor donned a similar bracelet in Singapore earlier this month, where he traveled to support Carpenter when she opened for Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour.

Barry Keoghan and Sabrina Carpenter attend the 2024 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 10, 2024 in Beverly Hills, California.
Barry Keoghan and Sabrina Carpenter at the 2024 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

The couple, who first sparked dating rumors in December, posed for a photo together inside the event.

Bonus: Kim Kardashian and Odell Beckham Jr.?

Though not seen on the red carpet together, reality star Kim Kardashian was seen leaving the Vanity Fair Oscar Party with Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. The spotting comes amid rumors the Kardashian and Beckham are dating. Per Page Six, they were also seen later that night leaving Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s afterparty together.

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