While many initially assumed that Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo were never going to ever make it as a couple, they have been busy proving everyone wrong for the last decade. There’s something about these two. They mostly stay out of the spotlight and dedicate a lot of their time to their relationship and their growing family. Since these two are such an underrated couple, here are 10 things you didn’t know about Nick and Vanessa Lachey:
10. First Meeting
Nick and Vanessa first met in Palm Springs at the Miss Teen USA Pageant back in 2003. They were serving as judges at the pageant. At the time, he was married to Jessica Simpson and together they had a really successful reality show, Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica, and Vanessa was in a relationship with baseball player Derek Jeter. Both of these relationships lasted until 2005.