Kim Kardashian and Kanye West: A love story ten years in the making
Separately, they are hot property. Together, they send the paparazzi into overdrive.
She's the most recognisable face of the Kardashian family's $100-million brand, with 16 million Twitter followers.
He's at the pinnacle of the rap food chain, just behind Jay Z and Diddy, with a few pennies in the bank of his own and 21 Grammys.
So critics rather unkindly suggested the romance was nothing more than a publicity stunt.