More than 2,200 men and women between the ages of 18 and 34 puckered up and participated in a nationwide survey, sponsored by the fine folks who make Close-Up toothpaste.
- Most men didn’t have their first kiss until they were between 16 and 18. American men will kiss approximately 24 women before getting married.
- The average American woman was 14 years old when she experienced her first romantic kiss. Women lock lips with an average of 17.5 men before settling down in matrimony.
- Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp are the Hollywood hotties Americans most want to get in a lip lock. Both thespians were named the smooch of choice for 21 percent of the daydreamers.
- Silver-screen Smooching: More than 2 in 5 men name the kiss between Kirstin Dunst and Tobey Maguire in “Spiderman” as their favorite movie kiss of all time. On the other hand, nearly 30 percent of women chose the lip lock between Richard Gere and Julia Roberts in “Pretty Woman.”