7 Things to Know About Eva Mendes & Ryan Gosling's Relationship

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling just welcomed baby #2, catching everyone by surprise once again! The two super private lovebirds have quite the sweet story — check it out in just seven clicks:

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This story was originally published on July 16, 2014

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It All Started When...

According to sources, Eva and Ryan had reportedly been friends for years prior to co-starring in The Place Beyond the Pines.

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Romance Ensues!

Eva and Ryan first took a stab at the whole dating thing afer filming The Place Beyond the Pines. The news of their budding romance hit in September 2011 after they were spotted enjoying a romantic-filled time at Disneyland. The pair was continuously spotted cozying up to one another while in LA the next few months. In November of that year, the two took their love all the way to Paris.

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Time to Meet Mommy

After less than a year of dating, Eva flew to Ontario, Canada to spend New Year's Eve with Ryan and his mother. The three reportedly had a wonderful time, even hitting up a movie together.

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More Family Time

Eva must have really hit it off with Ryan's momma. In June 2012, the couple jet set back to Canada to celebrate The Notebook hottie's mom's graduation.

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Oh, the Rumors!

Throughout their relationship, the Cuban American actress and the dreamy blue-eyed hunk have continuously faced break up rumors. But in early 2013, the biggest one yet hit. According to sources, the pair had split and ex Rachel McAdams was reportedly trying to get back with Ryan. The rumors couldn't be further from the truth as Eva and her man were doing just fine.

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Here Comes Baby...

In July 2014, sources revealed the one thing that would break every girl's heart: Eva is pregnant with Ryan's baby! The Cuban American actress gave birth to couple's first child, Esmeralda Amada, on September 12, 2014.

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Baby #2 Makes Her Way

On April 29, 2016, Eva and Ryan welcomed their second child, another daughter named Amada Lee. The arrival of their baby girl transformed the couple into a family of three, as little Amada joined big sis Esmeralda Amada.