Orlando Bloom

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Oct. 18 2011, Published 3:43 p.m. ET

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With only a small role in an Oscar Wilde biopic, Orlando Bloom was relatively unknown when Peter Jackson cast him as Legolas in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. After the series went on to become one of the highest grossing films of all time, Orlando didn’t stop there. He was then cast in blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean, alongside Keira Knightley and Johnny Depp, which later turned into one of Disney’s most successful franchises. Despite the exotic filming locations and distance, Orlando maintained an on-and-off relationship with actress Kate Bosworth until 2006. Not on the market for long, he began dating Victoria Secret model Miranda Kerr in 2008. Their whirlwind relationship turned into an engagement in 2010, followed by a secret ceremony only a month later! Shortly after, the newlyweds then announced they were expecting and in January 2011 they welcomed son Flynn.

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