Top 10 famous love triangles

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Updated on 19 Jan, 2018 at 3:50 pm


Two’s company and three’s a crowd. Topyaps is presenting a list of ten enduring love triangles, that are best remembered till the date.

10. Brian Jones, Anita Pallenberg and Keith Richards:

Italian born actress and fashion designer, Anita Pallenberg is better known for her romantic involvement with Brian Jones, founding member of Rolling Stones and Keith Richards, guitarist of the same band. Anita and Jones were in a deep relationship for two years but in 1967, she left Jones for Keith Richards. However, Anita and Richards never married but they were a couple until 1980 and together they parented three children.

9. Linda Ramone, Joey Ramone and Johnny Ramone:

Considered as the first punk rock group, this music band was worldwide famous for its guitarist Johnny Ramone and lead singer Joey Ramone. Despite of being a bigwig of the music industry, this band suffered a lot due to the mutual conflict between Johnny and Joey. Johnny was accused for stealing and marrying Linda, the then girlfriend of Joey.

8. Britney Spears, Kevin Federline and Shar Jackson:

Apparently, this is one of the most talked about love triangle of Hollywood. American dancer, Federline was in a deep relationship with singer Shar Jackson and together they have a daughter and a son. Breaking up this family, Federline began dating the irresistible Britney Spears and later they married on September 18, 2004.


7. Elizabeth Taylor, Eddie Fisher and Richard Burton:

Taylor is better known for being the wife of seven husbands on different times but her love triangle with Richard Burton and Eddie Fisher became a subject of international gossip. The firestorm of torrid romance and love between Taylor and Burton compelled Fisher to admit a divorce with this American sweetheart.

6. Ingrid Bergman, Roberto Rossellini and Petter Lindstrom:

Powerful influence of free-love cultist! Considered as the embodiment of virtue and saintliness, Bergman fell in love with Rossellini while shooting in her movie, Stromboli. After departing her dentist husband, Dr. Petter Lindstrom and daughter Pia Landstrom, she tied the knot with Rossellini in 1950. This treacherous act tainted her innocent image and she was banished from Hollywood movies for seven years.

5. Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez and Gwyneth Paltrow:

Affleck and Paltrow started their perfect and high-profile Hollywood relationship in 1997 which received a sizzling attention from the entertainment media but eventually it was called off in 2000 when J Lo entered in the scenario. The coupling of Lopez and Ben was termed as “Bennifer” by worldwide media but the couple broke up in 2004, accusing the media for their negative publicity.

4. George Harrison, Pattie Boyd and Eric Clapton:

One bombshell model and two talented musicians! “Well, if you won’t marry me, will you have dinner with me tonight?” Boyd was stunned when Harrison uttered these words on their first date but later she realized him as her dream man and both were married on January 21, 1966. But this passionate relationship came to an awful end when Boyd started seeing Clapton. However, Boyd denied Clapton for carrying an extramarital relationship but till then Clapton became crazy in her love and started consuming drugs after this rejection. His addiction to heroin and seclusion from the public came to an end in 1979, when Boyd finally embraced him and confessed, “I Do”.

3. Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston and Angelina Jolie:

The romantic involvement between Mr. & Mrs. Smith became the reason for separation of Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston, a rare successful couple of Hollywood. Pitt and Aniston were married in 2000 but it came to an end in 2005. However, Pitt and Jolie avoided media and never disclosed the nature of their relationship but in January 2006, Jolie publicly accepted that she was pregnant with Pitt’s child.

2. Prince Charles, Princess Diana and Camilla Parker:

The unsuccessful fairy tale of Lady Diana Frances Spencer started on July 29, 1981, when she married Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales. Together they had two sons: Prince William and Prince Henry. From the early days of their married life, Prince Charles was blamed for marital troubles as he started visiting Camilla Parker, his one of the numerous girlfriends. Their marriage was formally ended on August 28, 1996 and just a year after divorce, princess was killed in a road accident in Paris.


1. Julius Caesar, Cleopatra and Mark Anthony:

One of the most tragical and historical love triangles of all time! Mistress of Julius Caesar, Cleopatra was better known for her breathtaking beauty as well as for her great intellect. After the assassination of Caesar, his best friend and Military General of Roman Army, Mark Anthony decided to visit her. After hearing the false news of Cleopatra’s death, Mark committed suicide and later Cleopatra killed herself in response.

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