For Real: Your Complete Guide to the Off-Screen Loves of Your Favorite Days of Our Lives Stars
Romance happens on and off the air in Salem.
Like many soaps, Days of Our Lives is known for its often disastrous weddings that reveal some insane secret one part of the to-be-married couple is hiding. Most recently it was Li and Gabi’s wedding, during which the drug Gabi was given by Dr. Rolf to forget she knew that Li had her former back-from-the-dead husband Stefan brainwashed to forget he loved her wore off. Needless to say, the nuptials didn’t happen.
In real life though, Li’s portrayer Remmington Hoffman is apparently just as good at keeping secrets. Well, keeping his personal life private and off social media might be a better way to put it. During the 2022 Easter weekend, his mother hosted a baby shower for him and his wife Ida Berklund, who he married back in 2020. Not only did many of his friends not know they were expecting, but some also didn’t know they were married. The couple welcomed their daughter Una Bay Hoffman in 2022.
Brandon Barash, the back-from-the-dead Stefan (and now-dead Jake, Stefan’s twin) married Isabella Devoto in December of 2022. Their wedding was attended by Barash’s current Days of Our Lives castmates Carson Boatman (Johnny), Dan Feuerriegel (EJ) and Shawn Christian (ex-Daniel), along with his former General Hospital castmate Bradford Anderson (Damian Spinelli), the soap on which Barash played Johnny Zacchara. His daughter with his former wife Kirsten Storms (General Hospital‘s Maxie Jones and ex-Belle Black on Days of Our Lives) Harper was also at the wedding. Barash and Storms co-parent their daughter together along with Barash’s new bride.
Though he sadly recently lost his on-screen wife Kayla – or did he – after all, this is Days of Our Lives, Stephen Nichols has been married to his wife Lisa Gordon since 1984. The couple share three children together, Dylan, Vanessa and Aaron. As for Nichols’ on-screen wife Kayla, played by Mary Beth Evans, she and Nichols are great friends off-screen and absolutely love to entertain their fans with behind the scene antics on the Days’ set. Who can forget when the two were asked to film a promo and decided to share the bloopers from doing so on their social media accounts?
For more real-life romances of the actors, browse our recently updated gallery below to see some of the Days of Our Lives stars’ spouses and partners.