How I Met Your Mother: The Real-Life Partners Revealed

Everyone remembers the hilarious television sitcom, How I Met Your Mother. For nine long years, we've patiently waited for Ted to finish his endless story about how he met his better half. Fans are super curious about how the actor's personal life varies in the real world.  

Can you imagine sitting down to your favorite show and imagining what they are truly like? Do they have girlfriends or are they married? Are they happy in their relationships or do they have any secrets that they don't want their fans to know about? All these questions and finally, we have the answers.  So, let's take a look at the partners of those HIMYM casts. 

Josh Radnor as Ted Mosby

This was indeed a bombshell for the fans when they discovered that Tedd and Trace McConnell got married and had two kids. However, Radnor's romantic life in the real world has not been as successful. His life has been relatively quiet since his debut in the entertainment industry, and he's tried very hard to keep all the information regarding his affairs top secret.

Despite this, the public happens to know a few juicy details when it comes to his relations. Radnor was attracted to fellow actress, Lindsay Price after he first met her when she made an appearance on HIMYM. 

Back in 2007, the former couple met on set and started dating 18 months later. Price stated, "He's very thoughtful, and he's very good at giving gifts". However, their connection only lasted for a year. We guess that was just not meant to be. In 2012, Radnor started dating Julia Jones, who had a lead role in the Twilight Zone.

The last lady that we know of is Mika Kelly, who made an appearance in the Charlie's Angels television series, Parenthood, and Almost Human. Sadly, this didn't last long either, and they broke up. Perhaps Radnor took his character too seriously and ended up scaring girls away in real life... He is still single though, ladies!

Jason Segel as Marshall Eriksen

Unlike Ted, Jason's character, Marshall, was fortunate because he met the love of his life, Lily, back in college. However, the actor is already 38-years-old, and still single. Segel is known for being notoriously private when it comes to his romantic life. 

From time to time, paparazzi have managed to catch him with a few gorgeous ladies. Jason has been dating the Freaks and Geeks co-star, Linda Cardellini for six years, but this link didn't lead to any wedding vows. 

After separating with Linda, the actor made his rounds with a few famous actresses such as Chloe Sebendy, Michelle Trachtenberg, Lindsay Lohan to name a few, and besides that, there was a rumor that he had an affair with Drew Barrymore.

Wow, he sure had a lot of relationships! It seems that he finally found what he was looking for when he met the photographer, Alexus Mixter. Seen as he's openly going out with her, and it appears that these two are going steady. 

Alyson Hannigan as Lily Aldrin

If you've been following Alyson's career path, or just love television shows about vampires, then you definitely know her husband. Alyson and Alexis Denisof first saw each other on the set of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, which Alexis joined in season three to play the part of Lesley Windom Price. 

Their involvement had an unexpected start, as it was Alyson who took the lead in asking him out. Sadly, she was turned down because of Alexis's rule of not dating co-workers. When the filming of the show was over, she was already dating another guy.

Alexis turned out to be quite persistent, conveniently after she was dating, and offered to stay friends with Alyson instead. They were so close that other people thought they were an item. It's not hard to fool the fans when you have such a great friendship. 

Eventually, the did become a couple and everything seems to have worked out rather well. They got married in 2003 and had a daughter. At least it ended on a happy note and they definitely look happy together and make an adorable couple!

Cobie Smulders as Robin Scherbatsky

We can't begin to imagine what Smulders had to deal with when filming season three of HIMYM. The 25-year-old actress was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at the time, and she had to undergo surgery to remove two tumors from her ovaries. 

Unfortunately, cancer had spread to her lymph nodes which lead to multiple surgeries for two grueling years! She certainly is amazing and an inspiration to have continued her career path with such a positive attitude! 

After these kinds of surgeries, women are often diagnosed as sterile. Thankfully, Smulders was lucky and has two lovely daughters. In January 2009, she got engaged to the Saturday Night Live comedian, Taran Killam.

They've been happily married for about ten years now and are still going strong. He is very supportive of his wife and shares his feelings openly on social media. She is very lucky to have such an amazing husband. 

Neil Patrick Harris as Barney Stinson

Fans know him as the womanizer on HIMYM with that smooth swagger that swooned its way into any girl's heart. It must have been a massive disappointment for his female fans when came out in 2009 announcing that he is quite content as a gay man.

He lives his life to the fullest and enjoys working with those in the entertainment industry. Before he met his partner, David Burtka, actor, and chef, he thought he would be single for the rest of his life. Don't they look like a handsome pair? 

A mutual friend introduced him to David, and they certainly hit it off. They are very much in love and co-dependant. They got married in Italy in 2014 after dating for ten years and already had 4-year-old twins conceived through surrogacy.

They had a magical wedding ceremony inside a castle, and Elton John was their star performer. Most ladies dream of having a super-star wedding with a romantic castle, but these two cerainly made their special day one to remember. 

Cristin Milioti as Tracy McConnell

During the show, Tracy not only won the hearts of Ted and his friends but also enchanted millions of fans. This is probably why the sad finale of HIMYM brought on so many adverse reactions amongst the fans. Can you imagine the comments?

In the real world, she met her Ted ten years ago, Jesse Hooker, a furniture designer. Wow, just imagine how handy he'd be around the house. They could literally build their dream house together and shape their life the way they want it. 

During the last few years, Milioti and Hooker allegedly to be engaged, but according to her, that's not the case. We guess the fans will have to wait for the news of future wedding bells, but for now, they're just happy dating.  

We hope you enjoyed this inside scoop to the hilarious cast of HIMYM, and we certainly loved sharing it with you. Remember to share this with your family and friends, and keep up-to-date with us for more exciting news on all the top actors and actresses. 

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