Before conscious separation, there was conscious connection.
Gwyneth Paltrow has dated numerous top-notch people, from actors like Brad Pitt and Ben Affleck to musicians like Chris Martin.
The twice-married mother of two has been making the headlines recently, revealing some NSFW details about Affleck and Pitt’s bedroom skills.
“Ben was technically perfect,” said the Goop founder of the “Gone Girl” star.
Meanwhile, Brad “great chemistry, love of your life, kind [of hookup]” he explained.
Read on to learn more about the full list of Paltrow’s exes.
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Paltrow briefly dated “Dead Poets Society” actor Robert Sean Leonard in the early ’90s.
A few years later, Leonard told The Post that their breakup was “the funniest breakup I’ve ever had.”
“We were at her apartment, we thought we shouldn’t be seeing each other anymore, and in five minutes we were like, ‘You know who you’re going to love? I have this friend’” he told us in 1998.
“Gwyneth is a bit of a yenta, but she’s a great, great friend.”
The actress continued dating actor Donovan Leitch until 1995.
The former couple reunited 20 years later at the Los Angeles Dodgers game in September 2013, where they are seen kissing on the lips.
The following year, the actress told the Daily Mail that the pecking was just platonic.
“I was just saying goodbye to him. He was completely innocent. We were sitting next to us in his owner’s lodge in front of 30,000 people with his two children. It’s not exactly the setting for a secret contact,” he explained, noting that although their love had ended “years ago”, they were “always close.”
After Leitch, Paltrow moved on with another actor: Brad Pitt.
The “Shakespeare in Love” star met the Hollywood heavyweight on the set of the 1995 movie “Se7en,” and got engaged in 1996.
However, they left the business in 1997.
“I think I was a kid and I wasn’t ready. He was too good for me,” Paltrow said in an interview on “The Howard Stern Show” in January 2015. “I honestly think I was too young and didn’t know what I was doing.”
There seems to be no animosity between the two, as they reunited in June 2022 when Paltrow interviewed the “Fight Club” actor for website Goop.
Pitt said he likes to have his ex-fiancee “now as a friend.”
“I love you,” he said, and Paltrow replied, “I love you so much.”
In a 2023 “Call Her Dad” interview, Paltrow detailed her love affair with Pitt and said that their sex was “like some kind of great chemistry, the love of your life, kindness.” [of hookup]”
After breaking off her engagement to Pitt, Paltrow moved on with Affleck.
She had an on-again, off-again relationship with the “Air” star from 1997 to 2000.
During her appearance on Howard Stern in 2015, Paltrow pondered her crush on Affleck.
“[Ben] He wasn’t in a good place to have a girlfriend in his life,” he said at the time.
The couple has worked their way through the decades since then, and Paltrow even congratulated the actor on finding love with Jennifer Lopez.
“LOVE!!! SO ROMANTIC!!! SO HAPPY FOR THEM,” the couple said on their Instagram Story in July 2022 after tying the knot.
In the same 2023 “Call His Dad” interview, he admitted that Affleck was “technically perfect” in bed.
Paltrow first married in 2003, after dating singer Chris Martin for less than a year.
Disturbed by the death of her father, the actress reluctantly agreed to go to a Coldplay concert with her friends – there she met and immediately struck up with the rocker.
The couple gave birth to daughter Apple in 2004 and son Moses in 2006. Paltrow called her children true “loves”. [her] life.”
The family of four splits their time between London, New York and Los Angeles, often keeping their private lives out of the public eye.
However, in 2014, the couple announced that they “consciously separated” after being apart for over a year.
“We broke the internet,” Paltrow joked during a live Q&A the following year. “Personally it’s a very difficult time and then there’s another layer of all that criticism.”
Their divorce was finalized two years later in 2016.
However, the exes maintained a close friendship, with Paltrow often gushing about what a “great” man his ex-husband was.
Martin has been dating Dakota Johnson since 2017.
Paltrow apparently found her happily ever after with “Glee” producer Brad Falchuk.
The couple met on the set of the popular Fox series, when she and Martin announced that they were breaking up.
Fast forward four years and the couple swore at Paltrow’s East Hampton, NY mansion.
Sharing their daughter Isabella and son Brody with ex-wife Suzanne Bukinik, Falchuk and Paltrow waited nearly a year after marriage to move their mixed family into one house.
“Jimmy Kimmel Live!” “We each have two young children that we love very much,” she said on her show. in 2019. “We were just trying to be careful and give them some space and not move too fast.”
Paltrow has kept most of her relationship with Falchuk very private, similar to her previous marriage.