Vanessa Minnillo's Loves & Hookups

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  • Nick Lachey
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    In 2006, Vanessa Minnillo started dating singer and television personality Nick Lachey after they met in New York City while working on an MTV project together. The couple had their fair share of ups and downs, including a brief breakup in 2009, but ultimately rekindled their love and got engaged in November 2010. They tied the knot in a lavish ceremony on Necker Island in July 2011, and have since welcomed three children.

    Nick Lachey is best known as one-fourth of the wildly successful '90s boy band, 98 Degrees, which sold over 10 million albums worldwide and produced hit singles like "Give Me Just One Night (Una Noche).” Aside from his music career, Lachey has made a name for himself in television, appearing on reality shows such as Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica, alongside his then-wife Jessica Simpson, and hosting gigs for The Sing-Off and VH1's Big Morning Buzz Live.

  • Topher Grace
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    Rumors swirled around Vanessa Minnillo and actor Topher Grace after they were spotted sharing a cozy dinner in Los Angeles in early 2006. However, their relationship status flew under the radar for years until it was confirmed in 2009 that they had indeed dated briefly, but the flame quickly fizzled out. Despite their short-lived romance, the two continue to remain friendly and supportive of each others' careers.

    Topher Grace is an accomplished actor who first rose to fame playing the nerdy protagonist, Eric Forman, on the long-running television show That '70s Show. Following his success on the small screen, Grace ventured into films with notable roles in movies such as Spider-Man 3, In Good Company, and Interstellar. He continues to work steadily in Hollywood, most recently starring in the critically acclaimed Spike Lee film BlacKkKlansman.

  • Vanessa Minnillo and Orlando Bloom sparked dating rumors when they were spotted together on multiple occasions in 2005, attending red carpet events and cozying up during parties. The pair never confirmed their relationship and were only seen together for a short period of time, leading to speculation that their romance was a fleeting one. As their respective careers continued to take off, their paths seemed to diverge, and they ultimately went their separate ways.

    English actor Orlando Bloom catapulted to international fame after his major film debut as Legolas in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. He further cemented his status as a Hollywood heartthrob playing the dashing Will Turner in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. Since then, Bloom has starred in numerous films including Troy, Kingdom of Heaven, and Elizabethtown, while also making a return to the stage, both in London's West End and Broadway.

  • In late 2003, Vanessa Minnillo was rumored to be dating baseball superstar Derek Jeter. The couple met at a New York Yankees game, igniting a whirlwind romance that played out in the public eye. After about a year of dating, the two eventually went their separate ways in 2004.

    Derek Jeter is a legendary retired baseball player who spent his entire 20-year career with the New York Yankees. As a shortstop, he led the team to five World Series championships and earned numerous accolades, including 14 All-Star appearances, five Gold Glove Awards, and five Silver Slugger Awards. Off the field, Jeter has been known to date a string of high-profile women, including Mariah Carey, Minka Kelly, and current wife Hannah Davis, with whom he has two children.