1981: Melissa Gilbert
- In the early '80s, a young Tom Cruise, still known as Tom Mapother, dated Melissa Gilbert.
- They met when Melissa was around 16 or 17 years old before Tom became famous.
1983: Rebecca De Mornay
- During the filming of "Risky Business," Tom Cruise was rumored to have had an intense affair with his co-star, Rebecca De Mornay.
- Although never officially confirmed, their on-screen chemistry fueled speculation.
1985: Patti Scialfa
- In 1985, Tom briefly dated Patti Scialfa, a member of the E Street Band and Bruce Springsteen's wife.
- Their relationship was noted in an old People profile from 1988.
- Tom Cruise and Cher had a surprising romance in 1985 after meeting at Sean Penn and Madonna's wedding.
- Their relationship included attending an event at the White House, but it didn't last.
1987 to 1990: Mimi Rogers
- Tom Cruise married Mimi Rogers, his first wife, and referred to her as his best friend.
- Despite the admiration, their marriage ended for undisclosed reasons.
1990 to 2001: Nicole Kidman
- Tom Cruise met Nicole Kidman while filming "Days of Thunder" and described his initial reaction as "pure lust."
- They married and adopted two children together before divorcing in 2001.
2001 to 2004: Penélope Cruz
- Tom and Penélope Cruz dated for about three years after meeting on the set of "Vanilla Sky."
- Their relationship ended in March 2004 due to busy filming schedules.
2005: Sofía Vergara
- In 2005, Tom briefly dated Sofía Vergara after splitting from Penélope Cruz.
- Reports suggest Tom's involvement with the Church of Scientology played a role in the breakup.
2005 to 2012: Katie Holmes
- Tom Cruise's relationship with Katie Holmes, known as TomKat, began in 2005 and led to marriage.
- They had a daughter named Suri before divorcing in 2012.
2020 to 2022: Hayley Atwell
- Tom Cruise was rumored to be dating his "Mission Impossible" co-star Hayley Atwell in 2020.
- However, they reportedly split in June 2022.
2023: Shakira (Maybe)
- In May 2023, Tom met Shakira at the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Miami, sparking dating rumors.
- Nothing was confirmed, but sources suggested Tom could be a potential soft landing for Shakira after her split from Gerard Piqué.
2023: Sofía Vergara (Again...Maybe)
- Tom and Sofía Vergara, who briefly dated in 2005, are rumored to be considering a renewed relationship.
- The possibility of them rekindling their romance has been discussed, with Tom reportedly interested.