14 of the Most Romantic Gifts Stars Have Given Their Loves
Blake Lively Commissioned a Meaningful Piece of Art for Ryan Reynolds
The Deadpool star gushed about the "greatest present" wife Lively has ever given him in an Instagram post he shared on Aug. 15, 2019. The gift was a painting by Los Angeles-based artist Danny Galieote, which Lively had commissioned specifically for Reynolds.
“My first job was delivering newspapers for the Vancouver Sun,” he explained in the caption. “The house in the painting is my childhood home. My brothers and I spent years trying to kill each other on that lawn. … The house no longer stands but it’s a living, breathing thing in my head.”
“There are a lot of Easter eggs in the painting, including my idol, John Candy on the front page of the newspaper,” Reynolds added.
It was unclear for what occasion Reynolds received the piece of art (his birthday is Oct. 23), but the actor said he cherishes it.
“If there’s ever a fire, I’m grabbing this first,” he joked. “I’ll come back for Blake.”
Travis Scott Filled Kylie Jenner's House with Rose Petals
To kick off her 22nd birthday celebrations, Scott surprised his beauty mogul love by turning her mansion's floors into a sea of roses. "Happy Birthday!!!! We're just getting started. Love you!!!!" he wrote in a card to his girlfriend, hinting that even more romantic gestures were on their way.
The couple's 18-month-old daughter, Stormi Webster, seemed impressed with her dad's gift-giving, and can be see playing with the petals in a video her smitten mom posted on Instagram.
Nick Jonas Got Mariah Carey to Stand in for Him When He Couldn't Be with Priyanka Chopra Jonas on Their Anniversary
Jonas arranged a memorable evening for his wife even though they couldn't be together on the May 2019 one-year anniversary of their first date. The singer secured her tickets and backstage access to see Mariah Carey, Chopra Jonas' favorite pop star.
"The best husband ever ... A #lambily member's dream came true," the actress captioned pics from the show on Instagram. "Even though he was busy and we were apart, he made sure I celebrated our one-year anniversary with my fave! … You will always be my baby @nickjonas Happy one year, love!"
Dwyane Wade Writes Poems for Gabrielle Union
In 2015, the actress told PEOPLE that writing poems is the sweetest thing her now-retired basketball star husband does for her. "They're about love and devotion and his feelings," she said of his writing. "And they're really impressive. Like, at first I thought he had a ghost writer."
"I like him especially on Valentine's Day. He's very romantic and a great gift-giver," Union later told E! about how Wade treats her during the February holiday, adding that his poems are among the best gifts she's received.
John Legend Hired Ballet Dancers to Give Chrissy Teigen a Private Performance
Teigen, who says she has "been in love with watching ballet since I was young," was blown away by an epic anniversary gift from her husband.
"I don't think she ever expected me to be super-romantic and super-sappy all the time. But one of her favorites was when I hired ballet dancers to come and dance for us for our anniversary," Legend told Elle.
The singer even convinced the ballerinas to travel out of their city to treat Teigen to a show.
"It was a private performance before dinner. We were in western Massachusetts, in the Berkshires … It took me a while to find somebody who would drive up from New York," he explained. "Chrissy loves the ballet. That's her secret dream — to be a ballet dancer."
Wells Adams Gave Sarah Hyland a Photo Album with Personalized Messages
When the Modern Family star and her now-fiancé celebrated their one-year anniversary, Adams went all out with a creative present for the occasion.
"He got me a gift, it was very touching and sentimental," Hyland told E! News. "I take a lot of Polaroids all the time … He took all the Polariods that I take and put them in his typewriter and wrote things on them. And then bought a leather-bound journal book that you can put pictures in. He's amazing."
Kanye West Recruited an Orchestra to Play for Kim Kardashian in Their House
West arranged for a string orchestra to surprise his wife with an in-home concert on Mother's Day 2016.
Kardashian woke up to the the musicians playing in her living room, with the group dressed in all-white and playing a selection of songs picked by her daughter, North West.
Alexis Ohanian Bought Billboards for Serena Williams
To celebrate his wife's return to competitive tennis following the September 2017 birth of their daughter Alexis Olympia, Ohanian commissioned four billboards to go up near Palm Springs in her honor .
The signs all featured baby Olympia and her mom, and read "GREATEST MOMMA OF ALL TIME" in succession, with the last stating, "Serena Williams G.M.O.A.T. — Alexis Jr + Sr."
"These just went up on alongside I-10 into Palm Springs," Ohanian captioned a gallery of the billboards. "@olympiaohanian & I wanted to welcome her back to tennis. Designed them myself, with some help from Jr. #GMOAT"
Russell Wilson Shut Down a Museum for Ciara
The Seahawks quarterback rented out the Seattle Art Museum for a special date night with his love.
"When Ya Man Shuts Down The Museum For #DateNight ... Still Got My Head Spinnin," the singer captioned an Instagram video of the romantic evening.
Joe Manganiello Wrote a Book for Sofia Vergara
Really, he did. "I wrote her a book as a gift for our first anniversary. It was about how we met, as well as our courting, and was about 40 pages long," Manganiello told Cosmopolitan UK. "I love my wife a lot."
Travis Scott Gave Kylie Jenner a Vintage Rolls-Royce
The house of roses wasn't Scott's first A-plus birthday gift. Last year, he added an extra sweet about all-white vintage Rolls-Royce to her fleet of luxury vehicles.
The Astroworld rapper presented the classic car with a big red bow attached to its grill.
"I love you, Mommy," he said in a Snapchat video of the gift, which included Jenner holding their daughter, Stormi.
Jerry O'Connell Gave Rebecca Romijn 800 Grape Vines
The Romijn/ O’Connell family enjoys homegrown wine thanks to the actor's romantic spirit. "My husband put in a vineyard about six years ago in our house. It was a Valentine's present," Romijn told InStyle about her favorite V-Day gift.
David Beckham Gave Victoria Beckham an $8 Million Diamond and Ruby Necklace
The soccer star reportedly gave his wife an $8 million diamond and ruby Bulgari necklace on Valentine's Day 2006. Beckham flaunted the lavish gift at that year's Met Gala.
Kevin Hart Bought Eniko Parrish '1,000' Roses While She Was in the Bathroom
The comedian was inspired to surprise his now-wife when she excused herself during a 2014 night out.
"Surprised the s--- out of her the other night … she went to the bathroom and came back and I had 1,000 roses waiting for her just because," he captioned a photo of the gift. "I love making her happy simply because she makes me happier!!!"
In a series of hashtags, Hart also noted that he "felt tall as s---" because of the gesture, that they had to leave the flowers in the club because they were to heavy to carry to the car, and that he endured sneezing all night because of the plants.