It did not really matter whether someone was famous or not. No matter what stage of life we were in, relationships had always been challenging and would require much effort to work. In the course of being together, it could not be helped that there would be times where feelings would be put to the test. The pressure might be more massive for those who were famous. The love life of these celebrities would always be put into the spotlight and would always be watched by both fans and haters. However, there were still some celebrity couples who somehow made it work. In this article, we decided to compile a list of celebrities and their secret to a good marriage.
Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard – 18 Years
Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard had been together for almost 18 years, and their relationship always seemed so beautiful, real, and trusting. Peter was also the best friend of the younger brother of Maggie, Jake Gyllenhaal. The couple met in 2002, and their love story started and bloomed in the same year. They decided to get married in May 2009, but they already had their first daughter named Ramona last 2006. Ramona was followed by their second daughter Gloria Ray last 2012. Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard were now living in a gorgeous 4-story brownstone in Brooklyn.
Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher – 18 Years
At first glance, Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher being together might seem to be a farfetched idea. But after we pushed that thought aside and saw them together, it would be understandable why they were together. Sacha and Isla met way back in 2002 at one party that was held in Sydney, Australia. After they met at that party, the duo started dating. The two were engaged last 2004 and decided to marry after six weeks in Paris, just after Isla Fisher converted to Judaism. The ceremony they held for their wedding was intimate and small. The couple wanted to just have a simple celebration with their friends and families. Sacha and Isla now divided their time between London and Los Angles together with their two daughters and son.
Ozzy & Sharon Osbourne – 37 years
Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne had been together for 37 years, and they were deemed to be one of the most controversial couples in Hollywood. However, the two of them had stayed together despite all the odds. Sharon and Ozzy met each other when Sharon was just 18 years old. She worked for her father, who was the one managing the Black Sabbath at that time. And when Sharon and Ozzy finally began to date, Sharon became his manager as a solo artist. They decided to get married last 1982 and now had three children that were named Aimee, Kelly, and Jack.
Barbra Streisand & James Brolin – 22 Years
Barbra Streisand and James Brolin had been together for 22 years and might be Hollywood’s greatest power couple. The two of them first met when they went to a party and were set up together. The couple hit it off even though they just met. Barba and James had their first official date in 1996, and they decided to tie the knot last 1998. During an interview with Barbra Streisand, she recalled the sweet memories of their first date and said, “I met him at a dinner and expected a bearded mountain-man type, and he had cut off all his hair and was clean-shaven.”
Jerry & Jessica Seinfeld – 19 Years
Jerry and Jessica Seinfeld had been together for almost 19 years. It was speculated that the friendship between the two was what caused Jessica’s initial marriage with Eric Nederlander to fall apart. But still, Jerry and Jessica started dating shortly after. They were asked for the secret to their excellent marriage, and the two of them claimed that it was the food that kept them strongly together. In an interview, Jessica said, “Chicken parmesan. Its why Jerry wanted to marry me. It remains the glue of our family.” Almost two decades later, the relationship between the two of them was still going strong. They also had three kids during the time they were together.
John Travolta & Kelly Preston – 29 Years
John Travolta and Kelly Preston had stayed together for almost three decades, and the two of them met at a screen test for The Experts, their 1989 comedy. Kelly Preston was still married to Kevin Gage during their first meeting, but John Travolta fell in love at first sight. John Travolta managed to capture the heart of Kelly Preston last 1990, and he proposed to her during New Year’s Even last 1991. Kelly did not think twice and accepted his proposal.
Tim McGraw & Faith Hill – 22 Years
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill were now together for 22 years, and their first meeting was when they both tried to join the entertainment industry way back in 1994. It was at the New Faces Show in Nashville, Tennessee. When they met, the two of them were still seeing other people. But it must have been fate when the two of them met again after two years and were destined to go on a joint tour last 1996. The couple hit it off, and it did not take long for Tim McGraw to finally propose to Faith Hill. She accepted his proposal, and after being together for more than two decades, the two of them had three children, and the couple could not be any happier.
Judd Apatow & Leslie Mann – 23 Years
Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann had been with each other through thick and thin for around 23 years now. They were proof that comedians also took love very seriously and were deemed to be the funniest couples in the industry. The two of them first met during the set of the 1996 movie, The Cable Guy. The couple decided to get married after a year and had two daughters named Maude and Iris. Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann had frequently worked with each other, and Leslie had been featured in a few of Judd’s movies like Knocked Up, and This Is 40. Their two daughters also appeared in those two movies where they played as the daughters of the character Leslie Mann portrayed.
Kevin Bacon & Kyra Sedgwick – 32 years
Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick had been together for more than three decades, and this couple had been envied because of how they managed to stay healthy during their time together. The two of them first met on the set of Lemon Sky, a television series. Kevin Bacon was already 29, while Kyra Sedgwick was only 22 when they decided to get married last 1988. The two of them led a happy life together, and the two of them were both successful with their careers. They also had two children together. Their secret two a good marriage was that they not only loved each other but that they also liked each other as well.
Catherine Zeta-Jones & Michael Douglas – 20 Years
Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas had been with each other for two decades. A fun fact about the couple was the fact that they share the same birthday. They first met when Danny DeVito introduced them to each other during the Deauville Film Festival last 1998. The two of them dated and got engaged last 1999. After around a year of being engaged, they got married in 2000. Their wedding ceremony was deemed to be the “wedding of the year” by B.B.C. Michael Douglas had been diagnosed with tongue cancer last 2010, and Catherine had a hard time emotionally. The two of them decided to live in separate places last 2013 but reconciled last 2014. Ever since then, their relationship grew stronger and stronger.
Annette Bening & Warren Beatty – 28 Years
Annette Bening and Warren Beatty had been together for almost three decades. The two of them first met in 1990 when Warren was looking for a leading lady for Bugsy, a mafia drama. Warren fell in love at first sight with Annette but only stayed friends until the filming was over. Warren decided to invite Annette for dinner, and even though she was unsure, she decided to accept and went with him. The two of them had four children during the time they were together, and their relationship just went stronger with time.
Ringo Starr & Barbara Bach – 37 Years
Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach had been together for around 37 years. Barbara was most famous for her role as a Bond girl in The Spy Who Loved Me. Ringo Starr was a member of The Beatles and played the drums for the best-selling band throughout history. The two of them first met on the set of Caveman way back in 1980 and decided to get married just a year later. During an interview with People, they were asked for the secret to their good and long marriage. Barbara responded by saying, “I love the man, and that’s it.” This was proof that in a relationship, love was all we needed.
Michael J. Fox & Tracy Pollan – 30 Years
Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan had been together for 3 decades. Hollywood usually broke people, but there were times when it gave people the chance to be together. Michael and Tracy first met on the set of Family Ties. They played as the love interests Allen and Ellen. And even though there were some parts where they had to kiss during the show, they did not fall for each other straight away. It was only in 1987 that they took an interest in each other. They appeared together in the movie Bright Lights, Big City. They finally realized that they might just be the couple that they always portrayed in films.
Julia Roberts & Danny Moder – 16 Years
Julia Roberts and Danny Moder had been together for 16 years. And even though Julia Roberts was insanely famous and sought for, she still managed to have a stable marriage with Danny Moder. She never considered breaking up with her partner despite her roles with movies like Nothing Hill and Pretty Woman. Danny Moder worked as a cameraman on the set of one of her films when they first met, and Danny was married during that time. Despite all these, Julia Roberts still chose to be with him.
Steve Carell & Nancy Carell – 24 Years
Steve Carell and Nancy Carell had been together for 24 years. Steve Carell was deemed to be a late bloomer in the comedy industry, but he was somehow able to lead a stable married life with her partner, Nancy. The two of them first met in a drama class, and he had a hard time approaching her. It was Nancy who made the first move and told Steve, “If somebody like you were to ask me out, I would go out with him. If there was a person like you.”
Viola Davis & Julius Tennon – 17 Years
Viola Davis and Julius Tennon had been together for 17 years. Viola had initially given up on love, but that changed when he met Julius Tennon. Viola Davis prayed to God that he wanted to be with Julius, and in less than a month, the two of them met. Viola was exactly what Julius had been looking for in a man – an actor and a former football player. Davis heard Tennon complained that she did not know that many people in Los Angeles, so he did not think twice about introducing himself. The two of them decided to get married last 2003. In 2011, the two of them decided to adopt their daughter, Genesis. The couple now focused on good parenting and to put their marriage in the center of their lives.
Mark Harmon and Pam Dawber – 30 Years
Mark Harmon and Pam Dawber had been together for around three decades. During the 1980s, they were deemed as one of the hottest ‘it’ couple. The two of them were somehow able to keep their privacy over the years, and it was still apparent that Mark Harmon was completely in love with his wife. In an interview with Mark Harmon, he said, “…I’m proud of who I’m married to. I’m just so proud of her.” Mark always wore his ring whenever he was not shooting. It was evident that marriage is mostly about loving and respecting each other, and these were precisely their secret for their excellent marriage.
Brooke Shields & Chris Henchy – 17 Years
Brooke Shields and Chris Henchy had been together for 17 years. Chris was a producer and screenwriter, and he got married to the actress and model Brooke Shields last 2001. The two of them first met because of their mutual friend in Warner Bros. last 1999. It did not take long before the two of them decided to get engaged. Chris Henchy had decided to propose to Brooke during their vacation in Mexico last July 2000. After they got engaged, they had gotten married in April 2001, less than a year later. When they were asked to the secret of their good marriage, Brooke said that communication had a huge part in making their marriage work and some space. Her exact words were, “a little space is good.”
David McCallum & Katherine Carpenter – 50 Years
David McCallum and Katherine Carpenter had been married for almost 5 decades. David became well-know because of his role in The Man From U.N.C.L.E., a television series during 1960. He was now more known because of his role as Dr. Donald ‘Ducky’ Mallard from N.C.I.S. David, and Katherine had been married for more than 50 years. David was initially married, and he might have experience heartbreak when she left him for Charles Bronson last 1967. As fate would have it, Davide met Katherine in the same year. As the two had gotten to know more about each other, they fell in love and eventually had gotten married. They now had two beautiful children. It was a good thing that things turned out great.
Billy & Janice Crystal – 47 Years
Billy Crystal, the star from When Harry Met Sally and Janice Crystal had been together for almost 5 decades. It was genuinely unexpected because most relationships born in Hollywood tended to crumble in just a few years. People had gotten curious about the secret to their good marriage. Us decided to interview the couple, and Billy said that they always laughed. His words were, “laugh a lot. We’ve grown together, we’ve parented together, we’ve grand-parented together. I’m lucky that I found the person when I was 18.” Another secret to their happy married life was “just keep listening to each other.”
Tom & Lois Bergeron – 37 Years
Tom and Lois Bergeron had been together for 37 years. Tom was most famous for being the host of America’s Funniest Home Videos and Dancing With the Stars. The two of them first met during the 1980s. The couple decided to get married in 1982. Lois was such a big help for Tom in managing his anger. They had been married for almost four decades and had two beautiful daughters. We had not seen many photos of this couple, so we all know that they keep their personal lives private. It might also be one of their secrets to their good marriage.
Steven & Maureen Van Zandt – 36 Years
Steven and Maureen Van Zandt had been together for 36 years. Steven, an actor, and musician was known for his talent for portraying different roles, and he quickly adapted to his roles. He played in Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band and starred in The Sopranos. Because of his versatility, he was able to maintain a stable and robust relationship with Maureen. The two had been married since 1983.
Christopher & Georgianne Walken – 49 Years
Christopher and Georgianne Walken had stayed with each other for almost 5 decades. We were all aware that marriage and filmmaking did not mix well, and this was also one of the reasons why actors and actresses struggled to balance both their professional and personal lives. However, Christopher proved the others wrong. He had a reputation of being a jack of all trades and had appeared in more than a hundred movies since he began acting in the ‘50s. Despite that, he was able to maintain almost 50 years of happy marriage with Georgianne. Georgianne was also just as busy as his husband, and most of her time was allocated in Hollywood as a casting director.
Alan & Arlene Alda – 61 Years
Alan and Arlene Alda had been together for almost 6 decades. One of Alan’s famous roles was his part as Hawkeye Pierce for the show M.A.S.H., and the actor had been married to Arlene since 1957. There was one CNN review that mentioned that Alan’s book Never Have Your Dog Stuffed (And Other Things I’ve Learned) was a cute preview to the couple’s love story. The reviewer had written, “…he writes rapturously of meeting a woman named Arlene. Within a few pages, they’re taking walks in Bronx Park, stealing time from Alda’s military service, …and getting married. The book is 224 pages, so you wait for the other shoe to drop: petty arguments, ugly affairs, divorce … Nothing.”
Ron & Cheryl Howard – 43 Years
Ron and Cheryl Howard had been married for more than 4 decades, and even though their wedding day happened way back in 1975, the two of them still seemed as happy as ever. The two of them had four beautiful children, and two of their kids had also pursued a career in acting. In an interview, Ron Howard said, “I felt fortunate when we met. It’s crazy — we were teenagers, it shouldn’t have worked. We got married young, that shouldn’t have worked either, and yet it really and truly has.”
Jeff & Susan Bridges – 42 years
Jeff and Susan Bridges had been together for more than four decades. Jeff Bridges was on his path to fame until he was caught up in a romantic drama with his relationship with Susan. As they filmed on the set of Rancho Deluxe, a 1975 country film, he fell in love with Susan. And after they had one summer together, the movie ended where he had to finalize a decision. Jeff was not yet ready to tie the knot, but he did not like the idea of losing Susan, either. In the end, the two of them decided to get married last 1977. The couple had three children together.
Felicity Huffman & William H. Macy – 23 Years
Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy had been together for 2 decades. During the ‘90s, these two always got on and off, but in the end, Felicity said “yes” when William proposed to her. The two of them decided to get married last 1997. William Macy did not think twice and was proud to describe Felicity as his dream girl. Felicity and Macy had two daughters together, and they named them as Sophia and Georgia. Ever since they tied the knot, the couple had faced everything that was thrown their way together.
Jamie Lee Curtis & Christopher Guest – 35 years
Jamie Lee Curtis and Christopher Guest had been together for around 35 years. Jamie was known for being able to play any kind of role thrown at him. His acting could be moving or angsty. However, one of his main strengths was making his fans laugh. This was why it was not that surprising how this mockumentary legend made Christopher Guest fall for him. The two of them tied the knot last 1984. And since the day they shared their vows up until now, their devotion to the marriage was incredibly impressive. The two of them adopted two children together. In an interview, Curtis explained, “I’ve always put my family first, and that’s just the way it is.”
Julia Louis-Dreyfus & Brad Hall – 31 Years
Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Brad Hall had been together for more than 3 decades. The two of them first met as college students at Northwestern University. Despite starting their relationship so young, they were able to make it work, and they still love each other despite being together for 31 years. Julia had renowned success because of her long-running show Seinfeld, and it was clear that she had become more successful as compared to her husband. She had also won more Emmy Awards, and Screen Actors Guild Awards compared to most people. Thankfully, this did not change their love.
Sting & Trudie Styler – 26 Years
Sting and Trudie Styler had been together for 26 years. Shakespeare was deemed to be romantic by most of us. Sting and Trudie Styler got to know each other because Shakespeare brought them together. The two of them first met at the Royal Shakespeare Company, and the two started dating in 1982. However, they decided to wait a decade before they officially tied the knot. And even though they put their marriage on hold, they did not wait to have children. Amongst all their children together, only one of them was born after they got married. Trudie decided to continue with her acting career, but Sting decided to change gears and pursued his musical career as the frontman of a rock band, The Police.
Kirk Douglas & Anne Buydens – 64 Years
Kirk Douglas and Anne Buydens had been together for more than 6 decades. The two of them had been married since 1954, and there were very few other Hollywood couples who had lasted that long. Both were more than a hundred years old. It seemed that they loved each other until death did them part. Kirk had two sons with Anne and two other sons from a previous marriage. His children followed the same path as their father because Michael also turned out to be a renowned actor. Eric also pursued a career in acting. Joel and Peter became producers.
Vincent & Linda McMahon – 53 Years
Vincent and Linda McMahon were together for more than 5 decades. Whenever people talk about the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), Vincent McMahon would be included in the topic at one point or another. Even though he had been at the center for quite a few dramas, Vincent was able to maintain a stable, happy marriage all this time. There was no doubt that the two of them had a long journey during the last 30 years of being together. And now, the two of them oversaw a multi-million-dollar company together with their kids Shane and Stephanie, who were also appointed significant positions.
Meryl Streep & Don Gummer – 40 Years
Meryl Streep and Don Gummer had been together for more than 4 decades. However, it was difficult to gauge, which lasted longer between Meryl Steep’s reputation as one of the most deemed actresses in the world and her marriage with Don. The star of Mamma Mia and Don Gummer had tied the knot for more than 40 years now; however, the couple decided to stay quiet about their long-lasting marriage. The two of them had four children together, so maybe this meant that their relationship was going stronger.
Amy Adams and Darren Le Gallo – 18 Years
Amy Adams and Darren Le Gallo had been together for 18 years, and everything started last 2001. Amy Adams met Darren Le Gallo in an acting class. The two of them did not start to date right away but only after a year later. They started dating after their collaboration for the short film titled Pennies. Darren Le Gallo was both a painter and an actor, and he “demanded that we go out on a date.” The two of them had gotten engaged in 2010, and after two years of their engagement, they had their first child. After 13 years of being together, Amy Adamas and Darren Le Gallo finally tied the knot during a classic spring wedding.
Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller – 16 Years
Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller had stayed with each other for 16 years. When the two of them first met, they spent the night eating grilled cheese sandwiches and played Scrabble until the following day. It was love at first sight for the two of them. Their first date after their first meeting was incredibly exciting but somewhat disastrous. The couple had gotten in an accident on the way back from mini-golfing. The two of them had struggled with some bumps thrown on their way. Seth Rogen had proposed to Lauren Miller last 2010. It was 6 years after their first meeting.
Lisa Kudrow and Michel Stern – 25+ Years
Lisa Kudrow and Michel Stern had been together for more than 25 years. We can safely say that Phoebe and Mike were not the only ones who were in love. Lisa Kudrow claimed that what she felt for the French advertising executive Michel Stern was love at first sight. The two of them met during the late ‘80s, but Stern was already in a different partner back then. Michel Stern decided to wait a bit before he made a move to Lisa. Just a year after the premiere of Friends on N.B.C., the couple got married in 1995. People had gotten curious about the secret to their marriage of more than 20 years. Kudrow answered the question during an interview with Glamour, and she revealed that they “respect each other’s independence…”
Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman – 27 Years
Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman had been together for almost 3 decades. The two of them first met in the early ‘90s on the first day of college at the University of Pennsylvania. The couple was college sweethearts before they decided to get married last 2003. The two of them had been with each other for around 27 years, and Elizabeth could not help but be proud of this. The two met some problems along the way, just like any average couple. Elizabeth believed that “a little traditional when it comes to marriage” was a good thing. The couple now owned Brownstone Productions, and this company was the one responsible for all the three Pitch Perfect films and the Charlie’s Angels reboot.
Bryan Cranston and Robin Dearden – 36 Years
Bryan Cranston and Robin Dearden stayed with each other for an estimate of 36 years. The two of them first met in 1984, but they only decided to get married in July 1989. Bryan Cranston was different from his Walter Heisenberg White character in Breaking Bad. Bryan claimed that therapy played an essential role in his marriage with Robin Dearden. In an interview, Bryan Cranston himself said, “I see a [therapist] from time to time when I’m feeling edgy or anxiety-ridden. My wife and I go to a couples’ therapist. Our agreement is, if either of us feels like we want to go, the other can’t object.” Too bad Walter and Skyler had not taken some notes.
Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond – 26 Years
Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond had been together for around 26 years. The comic icon Tina Fey started dating Jeff Richmond last 1994. It was two years after she decided to join the Chicago’s Second City improv theater group. They decided to tie the knot 7 years later, and the two of them got married in a Greek Orthodox ceremony. The wedding took place last June 3, 2001. Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond worked a lot together because Richmond worked as a composer and soundtrack consultant for many shows. It included 30 Rock and The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. The couple now lived in a multimillion-dollar apartment on the Upper West Side in New York City. Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond had two daughters, which they named Alice and Penelope Athena.
Hugh Jackman & Deborra-Lee Furness – 22 Years
Hugh Jackman & Deborra-Lee Furness had been together for 22 years. The two of them first met during the set of an Aussie show titled Correlli way back in 1995. The couple decided to tie the knot just a year later finally. In an interview, Hugh Jackman said, “She was the star, and I had this major crush on her.” It seemed that his feelings were not one-sided, and ever since then, they had been together.
Keith Richards & Patti Hansen – 37 years
Keith Richards and Patti Hansen had been together for almost 4 decades. When the two of them first met, Patti Hansen did not have a clue who Keith was. The couple decided to get married after 4 years. Their wedding ceremony took place last December 18, 1983, and was the same as Keith Richard’s 40th birthday. During their time together, the two of them had two daughters. They named them as Theodora Dupree and Alexandra Nicole. Their daughters decided to follow the same path as their mother and had made their way into the world of high fashion.
Joel McHale & Sarah Williams – 24 Years
Joel McHale and Sarah Williams had been together for 24 years. The two of them first met straight out of college, and they decided to tie the knot last 1996. Famous celebrities usually found it difficult to escape from the eyes of the paparazzi, but this couple made it work. They somehow managed to stay out of tabloids. Joel and Sarah had always attended red carpets together, and they were not embarrassed to share photos of each other on social media. The two of them had two sons together. They seem to be the perfect family.
Matt & Luciana Damon – 15 Years
Matt Damon and Argentine Luciana Barroso had stayed with each other for 15 years, and the two of them first met last 2003. It was while Matt was filming for Stuck on You. There was little information on Luciana, but we knew that she got engaged with Matt Damon last September 2005. They also had a private civil ceremony in the same year. They held the ceremony at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau. The two of them had four daughters. Isabella, Gia, and Stella were from their marriage, while Alexia was from Luciana’s previous marriage. And yet, Matt still treated Alexia as his own daughter. In the span of a few years, they had divided their time between Los Angeles, Miami, and New York.
Elton John & David Furnish – 26 Years
Elton John and David Furnish had been together for more than 25 years and had been deemed as couple goals. The two of them first met in 1993, and it was love at first sight. It was at a dinner party that was hosted at the house of Elton John. At that time, David had just turned 31, and his lifestyle significantly differed from Elton’s. They had dated for more than 12 years, and Elton soon proposed. They got married as soon as the marriage between same-sex became legal in the U.K. last 2014. They had a son which they named Zachary last 2010. They had him via surrogacy. They also had Elijah last 2013.
Bono & Alison Hewson – 38 Years
Bono and Alison Hewson had been together for almost 4 decades. Bono was the member of one of the world’s most successful band known as U2. He married Alison Hewson last 1982. When they were asked for the secret of their successful marriage, they said that it was because the two of them were both passionate about what they want, and they helped each other to pursue their goals. Even though they had been together for around 38 years, they did have a strain on their marriage way back in 1986 when the band recorded Joshua Tree. The couple somehow made their relationship work and had been in love all over again with each other. It was proof that being a rock star did not mean that the person would not be able to pursue a happy family.
Steven Spielberg & Kate Capshaw – 29 Years
Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw were together for almost 3 decades now, and the two of them first met while they were shooting for Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom last 1984. It was a film that Steven directed. Kate had started to work on the soap opera titled The Edge of Night. In the end, she somehow landed a pat in his film, and their lives changed forever after that. They decided to tie the knot last 1991 and had a total of seven children, both together and from their previous marriages.
Dustin Hoffman & Lisa Hoffman – 40 Years
Dustin Hoffman and Lisa Hoffman had been together for more than 4 decades. Dustin married Lisa last 1980, and they had four beautiful children. The two of them first met because the mother of Dustin was close friends with the grandmother of Lisa. They also found out that they were childhood friends that somehow reconnected now that Lisa was 22, and Dustin was 38. Lisa was very open about how disconnected she felt at the concept of Hollywood and said that she just happened to be married to an actor. Lisa had a law degree, and even though the possibility of her practicing law was very remote, she just wanted to do something for herself.
Bruce Springsteen & Patti Scialfa – 29 Years
Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa had been together for almost three decades. They first met when Bruce and the rest of the E Street Band invited Patti to be a part of their Born in the U.S.A. tour. Sparks flew between them during the tour. The two of them had been married for around 29 years and had three children. Some rumors flew around that Patti Scialfa was deeply in love with Bruce, which was why it was not surprising that the two of them ended up together. Bruce had written a few love songs about Patti, and it did not seem like the flames of their love would die.
Dolly Parton & Carl Dean – 52 Years
Dolly Parton and Carl Dean had been together for more than 5 decades. In their case, the two of them fell in love at first sight. Dolly was only 18, while Carl was 21 when they met. It was Dolly’s first day in Nashville. They somehow met outside of a laundromat. Two years after their incidental meeting, the two of them decided to tie the know. They held a small but intimate wedding ceremony, and the only ones who were invited were Dolly’s mother, the preacher, and his wife. The two of them did not have any children but instead spoiled their nieces. Dolly was also the godmother of Miley Cyrus.
Christian Bale & Sibi Blažić – 20 Years
Christian Bale and Sibi Blažić were known for being a private couple. The two of them had been together for around two decades. The couple had two children together. Sibi was a former model. She was the one who changed Christian Bale’s perception of love because he had no interest in getting married. One of the reasons why was most of the members of his family had been divorced. The two of them had met when Sibi worked as a personal assistant to Winona Ryder, Bale’s friend. The couple fell in love with each other and decided to elope in January 2000. Their relationship had been kept under wraps, but it was still evident that these two were madly in love with each other.
Martin & Helen Scorsese – 21 Years
Martin and Helen Scorsee had been with each other for more than two decades. Helen was already the fifth wife of Martin, and the two of them got married in 1999. The two of them had a daughter, and they named her Francesca. She appeared in The Aviator and The Departed. Martin had been married to several leading heroines such as Isabella Rossellini and Julia Cameron. The two of them managed to stay out of the spotlight even though Martin was one of Hollywood’s most famous filmmakers.
Sam Elliott & Katharine Ross – 33 Years
Sam Elliott and Katherine Ross were with each other for more than three decades. The two of them first met way back in 1969. Katharine was filming for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid together with Paul Newman and Robert Redford. Sam had a small role back then, so it was not until almost a decade when the two of them reconnected for a horror film that was titled The Legacy. The two of them started to date in 1978, and they had gotten married in 1984. Even though this was the fifth marriage of Katharine Ross, she was lucky to find the one finally. In an interview, Sam Elliott said, “you’ve got to work at it [marriage].”
Rachel Zoe & Rodger Berman – 22 Years
Rachel Zoe and Rodger Berman had been together for more than two decades. Rachel met Rodger way back in 1991 when she was only 19 years old. The two of them were both working in restaurants when they first met. Rodger Berman said in an interview, “I vividly remember the first time I saw her, wearing a tight black mini dress, high-heeled pumps, stick-straight hair, and big red lips covered in M.A.C. Chili lipstick (her trademark). She was the most beautiful woman I’d ever seen.”
Samuel L. Jackson & LaTanya Richardson – 38 years
Samuel L. Jackson and LaTanya Richardson had stayed together for almost four decades. It was amazing that Samuel L. Jackson was still starring in quite a few vast blockbusters even though he was already at 70 years old. He was known to be a prolific actor in Hollywood and had been married for almost 40 years. He had stayed loyal to his wife since the day he married LaTanya in 1980. The two of them had been the founders of a charity in a joint effort to improve education.
Tom Selleck & Jillie Mack – 31 Years
Tom Selleck and Jillie Mach had been together for more than 3 decades. Tom was regarded as one of the most wanted mon on T.V. Males had dreamt of being him while females had dreamt of being with him. However, there was only one woman for Tom Selleck, and that was none other than Jillie Mack. In an interview, the star of Magnum P.I. Shared about his successful and excellent marriage life, and he said, “Hopefully, you marry someone who you not only love but whom you like as well. I just still enjoy my wife’s company, enormously.”
Denzel and Pauletta Washington – 35 Years
Denzel and Pauletta Washington were with each other for more than 35 years. Denzel Washington was stamped by the People magazine as the best-looking man of 1996. Fans of Denzel wanted nothing more, but to win his heart, that was why many ladies were devastated when they fond out that he was already married. The star of Training Day had first met his wife way back in 1977. They decided to tie the knot after six years since their first meeting. They had four children together and decided to renew their vows in South Africa after a few decades of being together.
Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith – 21 Years
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith had been with each other for more than two decades, and there was no denying that these two were not the typical couple. We were all aware that marriage would take much effort, and Hollywood put more pressure on celebrity couples. These two, however, somehow managed to make it work. In an interview, Will Smith had said, “If there is a secret, I would say is that we never went into working in our relationship. We only ever worked on ourselves individually and then presented ourselves to one another better than we were previously.”
Ellen DeGeneres & Portia de Rossi – 14 Years
Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi had been with each other for around 14 years. Most people deemed the two of them to be a couple of goals. These two had first met each other almost 20 years ago. They had been together for the fifteen of those years. The two of them met last 2000 in a social gathering, and back then, same-sex relationships were still thought of as a taboo. They started dating last 2004 but only told the public the truth in 2005. The two of them decided to tie the knot last 2008 once same-sex marriages had been allowed. The two of them still awed the red carpet together, and it was apparent that their love was everlasting.
Angela Bassett & Courtney B. Vance – 13 Years
Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance had been together for more than a decade. The two of them were deemed to be one of Hollywood’s most gorgeous couples. It was because the two of them seemed to be aging like that of fine wine, whether they were together or apart. The two of them had first met each other at the Yale School of Drama, and their romance blossomed slowly. It was nowhere near close to love at first sight. They were close friends for many years, but things only started to get romantic between them after more than a decade had passed. They started to date each other in 1994 and officially tied the knot last 2007.
Sissy Spacek & Jack Fisk – 44 Years
Sissy Spacek and Jack Fisk were together for more than four decades. Sissy was a singer and an award-winning actress, and she had tied the knot with Jack Fisk for almost 46 years. The two of them first met during the set of Badlands. Jack Fisk was the production designer and art director, while Sissy played the role of the girlfriend of a serial killer. The pair got hitched on April 13, 1974, just a year later. Their relationship had only gotten stronger as time passed. The two of them had an interview with People, and Sissy had said, “never expected a lifelong relationship. We even opened a bank account and put $30 in it, because that’s how much it cost to get divorced.”
Billy Ray & Tish Cyrus – 26 Years
Billy Ray and Tish Cyrus were together for almost three decades. Billy Ray and Tish Finley secretly tied the knot in December 1993 despite the advice of his record company. Tish was already pregnant with their second child, which they named Braison. Billy Ray decided to adopt the two young children Tish brought into the marriage. These children were Brandi and Trace. He raised them as if they were his own. The two of them hit a rough patch last 2010. Thankfully, they somehow managed to get pass through it and had kept their love alive.
Michelle Pfeiffer & David E. Kelley – 26 Years
Michelle Pfeiffer and David E. Kelley had been with each other for more than 25 years. The two of them first met during a blind date in 1993, where they decided to go bowling. Their love story could be compared to a whirlwind romance. The two of them decided to tie the knot ten months after they had started to date. Many Hollywood relationships fell through in just a blink of an eye. It was why it was a bit surprising to see that their love had gotten stronger after more than two decades. According to some reliable sources, Michelle Pfeiffer was impressed with David E. Kelley’s support.
Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson – 30 Years
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson had been with each other for three decades, and they were deemed to be one of the most stable couples in Hollywood. The two of them first met under exciting circumstances. They had met in the set of Bosom Buddies, and Hanks was already married then. However, Rita Wilson made a significant impression on Hanks, and they decided to tie the knot in 1988. Hanks said in an interview, “I still can’t believe my wife goes out with me.”
Victoria & David Beckham – 19 Years
Victoria and David Beckham had been together for 19 years. Victoria was a pop singer and fashion designer while David Beckham was a professional football player. They had been married since last 1999, and this was just two years since they had started dating. The two of them had four beautiful children together and had already spent almost twenty anniversaries with each other. It seemed like their declarations of love for one another was never-ending. We could safely say that these two were surely a couple goals.
Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally – 17 Years
Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally had been with each other for more than 17 years. These two were both comedian actors and had first met while they acted for a play in Los Angeles last 2000. Megan Mullally was already well-known for her part in Will & Grace while Nick Offerman was still trying to make a mark in Hollywood. The secret of this dynamic pair for a good and happy marriage was that they refused to be away from each other for more than two weeks. They were so confident in their relationship to the point that they decided to co-author a book together. They titled it as The Greatest Love Story Ever Told.
Sarah Jessica Parker & Matthew Broderick – 21 Years
Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick had been together for more than 21 years. Sarah Jessica Parker’s role in Sex and The City would inevitably struggle to hold down a single relationship and make it stable, but her real character was not the same in real life. Sarah’s brother introduced the two a few decades ago, and it was not long before they had decided to get married. In an interview, Sarah Jessica Parker said, “I love that he’s the father of my children. And it’s because of him that there’s this whole other world that I love.”
Cobie Smulders and Taran Killian – 8 years
Cobie Smulders and Taran Killian had been with each other for 8 years. Cobie Smulders was most famous for her iconic role as Robin Scherbatsky in How I met Your Mother. After she met her husband plus a few fantastic pool games plus listening to jazz, the two fell in love with each other. The two of them had tied the knot around 8 years ago and had two daughters. There were a few scenes where Taran Killian appeared in a few episodes of How I Met Your Mother to play the role of an anchorman for local television.
Ru Paul and George LeBar – 3 years
Ru Paul and George LeBar had been together for 3 years. The two of them first met a few years ago in New York City. They both attended George’s birthday party in a club called Limelight last 1994. The two of them had decided to get married in January 2017. It seemed that George was very amused when the media had announced their marriage because everyone thought they had just gotten married. The truth was, they had already tied the knot a few years at the time. He shared this piece of information at the Screen Actors Guild Awards last January.
Rachel Brosnahan and Jason Ralph – 4 years
Rachel Brosnahan and Jason Ralph had been with each other for 4 years. Rachel was the star of the show The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. She had gotten married to Jason Ralph, who was one of the main characters in Land’s Younger and The Magicians. According to the grapevines, he found it funny when the press made an announcement of their wedding when truth be told, and they had already tied the knot a few years ago. He provided this piece of tidbit during a red carpet.
Kerry Washington and Nnamdi Asomugha – 7 years
Kerry Washington and Nnamdi Asomugha had been together for 7 years. Kerry played as Olivia Pope, which was one of the main characters for the tv show Scandal. She tied the knot with Nnamdi Asomugha last 2013. He was a former San Francisco player. The two of them were happily married and had three children. Kerry was super protective of her private life and did not like talking about her personal life to the media.
Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak – 3 years
Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak had been with each other for 3 years. Jim was most known for his role as Sheldon Cooper and was one of the lead characters for the tv series The Big Bang Theory. The tv show was a huge hit all over the world. And even though the two of them were already together for almost 15 years, the two of them decided to tie the knot last March 2017. Stephen Colbert had the chance to interview Jim Parsons, and he asked why it took them a long time to get married. He said that they just never cared about doing it but that after the two of them decided to get married, it was more meaningful than he had predicted.
Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman – 38 years
Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman had been together for almost 4 decades. Danny was most known for his roles in Taxi during 1970 and in Batman Returns. He had a long and fruitful career. On the other hand, Rhea Perlman starred in Cheers, a tv show, way back in the 1980s. The two of them had decided to tie the knot in 1982. The couple had a happy and good marriage. The pair had three children together.
Colin Firth and Livia Giuggioli – 23 years
Colin Firth and Livia Giuggioli had been together for more than 2 decades, and they first met during the set of Nostomo last 1966. They decided to tie the knot just a year after they first met. We were not sure about their secret to a happy marriage because they managed to keep their personal lives private. Maybe that itself was the answer. All we knew was that these two had managed to stand the test of time.
Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman – 50 years
Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman had been with each other for 5 decades. The two of them first met during the set of Picnic on Broadway last 1953. They only fell for each other a year later and only started dating after the two of them starred in the film The Long Hot Summer. The two of them tied the know last January 29, 1958. They had three daughters together. Paul Newman already had three children from his previous marriage with Jaqueline White. Their successful marriage had lasted for 50 years until Paul’s final breath last 2008.
Ellen Page and Emma Portner – 2 years
Ellen Page and Emma Portner had been together for two years. The moment Ellen Page saw Emma, she knew that she was the one and that she must marry this girl. She saw how talented Emma was when she saw a video of her on Instagram. In her interview with The New York Times, Ellen Page said that Emma Portner was very talented and cool and that she knew that they were both very creative spirits. They had announced their marriage last January 2018. Ellen Page said that it was love at first sight.
Carey Mulligan and Marcus Mumford – 8 years
Carey Mulligan and Marcus Mumford had been together for 8 years. Sun had claimed that these two were childhood friends and were pen pals. There was an insider who said to Sun that they managed to exchange letters through the church. But then, their careers started to take off, and things had gotten more serious. The two of them decided to talk again. Their romance had bloomed last 2012, and they also had a wedding in the same year. The two of them had their ceremony at a farm in Somerset, United Kingdom. The couple had 2 kids together.
Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. – 20 Years
Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddi Prinze Jr. had been together for more than two decades. The two of them first met when they filmed the teen horror, and I Know What You Did Last Summer last 1997. However, they did not begin dating immediately and only started seeing each other in 2000. The two of them got engaged last April 2001 but did not get married until a year later. It was in Mexico when they were both in their mid-twenties. They had two children, and the daughter was born last 2009 while the son was born in 2012. Sarah Michelle Gellar was interview by Us Magazine, where she said, “It’s like any relationship in your life. You have to nurture it and take time with it.”
Cindy Crawford & Rande Gerber – 20 Years
Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber had been with each other for two decades. The two of them decided to get married last 1998, and they were practically inseparable. Rande Gerber shared that the secret to their happy marriage was that they were friends, first and foremost. He said, “We started as friends, and we remained friends. You have just to keep that friendship and fun in the relationship.”
Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell – 37 Years
Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell had been with each other for almost 4 decades. And even though the two of them were not married, they still knew a thing or two about how relationships worked. They were deemed to be one of the most iconic in Hollywood. It proved that there was no need to put a ring on it just because you liked it. They had first met in 1966 but only started dating in 1983. They share the secret to their relationship by saying, “lasting relationship isn’t about marriage. It’s about compatibility and communication. And you both need to want it to work.”
Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos – 26 Years
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos had been with each other for almost 26 years. The two of them first met in a screen test for All My Children last 1994. Kelly played as Hayley Vaughan, and Mark auditioned for the role of Hayley’s love interest, Mateo Santos. After three decades, the two of them were more in love than they were before. The two of them had three children together. Kelly claimed that the answer to making it through the humps and bumps was to accept the moments of frustrations and to look at the bigger picture.