Instagram, the place where people congregate to laugh at memes and like pictures of their friend's measl from brunch. It's also where hashtags like #CoupleGoals, #RelationshipGoals, #WomanCrushWednesday and #ManCrushMonday were born. With ordinary pictures of a guy piggybacking his girlfriend going viral in minutes, it's evident that its users are suckers for romance.
From local celebs to Hollywood stars, this list features adorable Instagram couples we just can't get enough of:
From dancing through the dry and dusty desert at AfrikaBurn to climbing mountains and wading through the thick underbrush of forests, Louis Cole is a British YouTube personality and filmmaker who spends his days exploring remote and exotic areas of the world, documenting his journey on camera for his 2 million subscribers. His girlfriend, Raya Encheva is equally as impressive, the Bulgarian born blogger and YouTuber fills her Instagram with stunning pictures of the two on their adventures, one week Cole is captured twirling Encheva around in front of Cape Town’s mountainous terrain and the next, he’s doing backflips in front of the Taj Mahal. If you’re into photography, nature and travel, they're the Instagram couple for you.
Presenter, fashion mogul, musician and executive producer Nandi Madida and musician and record producer, Zakes Bantwini married in 2016. After falling pregnant, the couple announced that they were expecting a baby at a fashion week showing of Nandi's clothing line, Colour. The power couple’s Instagram accounts consist of a steady flow of wholesome family shots blended with business and branding and glamorous outfits.
Somizi Mhlongo confirmed his engagement to his bae, Mohale Motaung live on Metro FM in March this year. Speculation arose after the pair were seen wearing rings while on vacation in Paris. In the interview, Somizi confirmed the rumours saying, "Yes, I did. (It was) on the 'love lock' bridge with the Eiffel Tower behind us. I've watched too many movies obviously." Both of their Instagram accounts feature pictures that are #couplegoals. From jet setting across the globe to attending local events together, seeing their pictures pop up on Instagram is a wonderful reminder that love wins.
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's relationship is like a rom-com brought to life - with celebrity status, cheeky Twitter banter, chart topping love songs and two adorable kids thrown into the mix. The Hollywood power couple met on the set of Legend’s 2007 music video for “Stereo.” They legally tied the knot at a NYC courthouse in 2013, followed by a lavish wedding in Lake Como, Italy, where they took their first trip together. Both of their Instagram accounts are dotted with sweet snaps of the family on vacation (most recently in Bali), attending award ceremonies, cooking dinner, doing face masks together and regular updates about their kids.
After attending the Met Gala, one of the biggest events in fashion, arm in arm, Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart confirmed rumours of their relationship. The Riverdale co-stars share a romance on screen and off, although they like to keep their relationship private. Sprouse’s Instagram, a photography account, is filled with aesthetically beautiful pictures with Reinhart often featuring as a model, or muse, perhaps? From close ups of her beauty spots to shots of her wading through golden wheat fields, it’s clear that the two are totally smitten with one another.