Celebrity Couples : Navigating relationships under public scrutiny is no easy task, with many celebrity relationships collapsing due to constant attention from media and fans. Yet some A-list couples have managed to thrive despite this constant exposure – whether through mutual support, keeping personal matters out of sight, or sheer commitment – these couples have proven that lasting love exists even in Hollywood. We take a closer look at some of these celebrity couples whose romances have managed to endure through it all and show how love truly endures despite obstacles or circumstances.
1. Meryl Streep And Don Gummer – Married 42 Years
Don Gummer may not be an actor, but he certainly made his mark on the art world. After meeting through Meryl Streep’s brother, Don and Meryl Streep soon began dating; eventually marrying in 1978 and having four children together.
Gummer remains supportive of Streep in all her creative endeavours and remains married over four decades later.
2. Seth Rogen And Lauren Miller – Together 16 Years
Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller’s relationship has grown stronger over time despite its bumpy start. After meeting in 2004, and their first date that resulted in an accident, the two eventually went on to get engaged the year before being wed in 2011.
Since their marriage, they have remained content, supporting one another through busy careers and even founding Hilarity for Charity together.
3. Robert Downey Jr. And Susan Levin – Married 15 Years
Celebrity marriages can certainly present their own set of unique challenges, but when both partners work in the same industry it can make life much simpler. Robert Downey Jr. met Susan Levin of Silver Pictures while filming Gothika; quickly falling in love and proposing on her 30th birthday night!
Two years later in Amagansett, New York, they wed and have remained an item ever since. Downey credits Levin with helping him sober up again; together they now share two children. Even amid Hollywood life’s ups and downs, their marriage remains strong, supporting each other’s careers while staying strong as partners in marriage.
4. Maggie Gyllenhaal And Peter Sarsgaard – Together 18 Years
Peter Sarsgaard and Maggie Gyllenhaal’s relationship was always fascinating to observe, especially given his friendship with Gyllenhaal’s brother Jake.
This couple first began dating in 2002 and announced their engagement two years later, making their formal commitment public in 2006. On May 20, 2009 they tied the knot at an exquisite wedding ceremony held in Brindisi, Southern Italy. With two children of their own – Ramona Ray and Gloria Ray – raising acting careers within their household, Gyllenhaal-Sarsgaard family has kept up the acting legacy!
5. Hugh Jackman And Deborra-Lee Furness – Married 24 Years
Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness first crossed paths as co-stars on Australian television show Correlli in 1995; Hugh admitted feeling intimidated as his future spouse had already established herself as an accomplished performer.
No matter their vast age difference of 13 years, these two exchanged vows in 1996 only one year after starting dating. Within five years they welcomed their first son in 2000 and five years later their first daughter in 2005 – both have continued supporting each other throughout their respective careers.
6. Mark Wahlberg And Rhea Durham – Together 19 Years
While many couples opt to marry first before starting a family, some celebrity duos like Mark Wahlberg and Rhea Durham prefer doing things the other way around, meeting in 2001 before having Ella Rae in 2003.
Michael and Brendan began dating in 2006 and 2008 respectively; Grace arrived two years later. Though they didn’t officially tie the knot until 2009, they considered each other their spouse even prior to that event.
7. Steve And Nancy Carell – Married 25 Years
Steve Carell deserves praise for his impressive acting talents despite portraying Michael Scott on The Office as unfavorable and difficult-to-abide, yet still maintaining an incredibly long marriage with Nancy after meeting each other through an improv class in Chicago.
Steve confessed on Ellen that neither of them was brave enough to ask out Nancy right away, with subtle hints being dropped for weeks on end. Finally, however, Steve found the courage to ask Nancy out, and they ultimately tied the knot in 1995.
8. Denzel And Pauletta Washington – Married 37 Years
Denzel Washington is an iconic Hollywood figure, having earned two Academy Awards for his performances in Glory and Training Day. Yet despite his star power, he found true love when meeting Pauletta on set of his initial screen work experience.
The couple married in 1983 and have been inseparable ever since. Together they have four children – all following in their footsteps by becoming professionals within the entertainment industry.
9. Bono And Alison Hewson – Married 38 Years
U2 frontman Bono and Alison Hewson’s story as childhood sweethearts spans 38 years. After meeting each other at school in Dublin in 1973, their story took off like wildfire.
They began dating at 15 and married two years after U2 formed in 1982, two years before Bono composed “The Sweetest Thing,” his song written for his wife after forgetting her birthday – an irreplaceable gesture which still resonates today.
10. Will Smith And Jada Pinkett Smith – Married 23 Years
Will and Jada Pinkett Smith have faced many difficulties throughout their marriage, yet have managed to persevere despite them all. First meeting each other on set of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air in 1994 and three years later getting engaged and marrying each other after a whirlwind romance; they welcomed Jaden eight months after that followed by Willow in 2000.
Though the couple have experienced many hardships throughout the years, they remain committed and consider each other life partners. Their bond serves as proof of both love’s strength and resilience’s power; showing that with hard work and devotion any relationship can survive the many changes life offers us.
11. Goldie Hawn And Kurt Russell – Together 37 Years
Sometimes a marriage certificate isn’t necessary to prove two people belong together – just look at Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn! Their relationship has endured for nearly 40 years without getting married as their commitment and love were enough proof.
Their romance began in 1966 but really blossomed when they reunited on the set of Swing Shift in 1983. Since then, they have worked on multiple films together including Overboard and most recently The Christmas Chronicles while raising a family while remaining deeply committed to one another; showing that lasting relationships don’t always have to follow traditional social norms.
12. Tina Turner And Erwin Bach – Together 34 Years
Tina Turner has long been revered as a musical legend, her timeless songs remaining an indispensable part of our playlists for decades to come. But even more remarkable was how she found love again following her divorce from Ike. Erwin Bach would become her second husband.
Erwin Bach was sent by Turner’s record label EMI to collect her from Heathrow Airport during her visit in 1986 and they have been together ever since; finally marrying in Switzerland three decades after entering a long-term relationship.
13. Ellen DeGeneres And Portia de Rossi – Married 13 Years
Since going public with their relationship in 2005, this couple have encountered numerous obstacles; yet despite them all they never let anyone come between them or stop their love from growing stronger over time – eventually getting married just after same-gender marriage became legal in California in 2008. Their unwavering commitment is an example of true love’s power as well as of its strength through all circumstances.
14. Beyoncé And Jay-Z – Married 12 Years
Beyonce and Jay-Z are one of the most iconic celebrity couples ever! Though their relationship has been scrutinized by media, they have managed to rise above it and become one of the ultimate power couples.
The couple first went public in 2001 and began working together two years later on projects such as “Crazy in Love.” In 2008 they married secretly before Beyonce announced during the VMAs that she was expecting. Their love story has inspired many while their ability to work cohesively as both personal and professional partners speaks volumes for their strength of relationship.
15. Julia Louis-Dreyfus And Brad Hall – Married 33 Years
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, best known for her role as Selina on Veep, met Brad Hall through several chance encounters before beginning their romantic relationship. They first met while Hall produced a play at Northwestern University where both of them attended school; during which Louis-Dreyfus auditioned for one of its roles; this marked their initial encounter.
Louis-Dreyfus then trained with The Second City, an improv group, before joining Saturday Night Live as part of its cast in 1982 at 21 years old alongside Hall. They both appeared from 1982 until 1984 on SNL; three years later in 1987 they exchanged wedding vows! Though continuing to work professionally they remain strong supporters for each other.
16. Michael Caine And Shakira Baksh – Married 47 Years
Michael Caine and Shakira Baksh have been in an on-off romance for nearly 50 years, dating since Caine caught sight of Baksh in a TV commercial and decided to pursue her further. With help from mutual acquaintances, the couple were eventually connected, and two years later exchanged vows in Las Vegas ceremony in 1973.
Over the years, this couple has shown great commitment and perseverance through busy careers, attending numerous film screenings and awards shows together. Their longstanding relationship is truly remarkable!
17. Jerry And Jessica Seinfeld – Married 21 Years
Celebrity couples sometimes meet under questionable circumstances. Jerry and Jessica Seinfeld met at a Reebok gym on Manhattan’s Upper West Side in 1998; however, Jessica had only been divorced two months prior.
Even though their relationship caused some controversy – reports surfaced of Jessica being seen with NBC producer David Friedman prior to her engagement to Seinfeld – the couple quietly exchanged vows in New York City in December 1999 and remain strong now.
18. Michael J. Fox And Tracy Pollan – Married 32 Years
Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan have been an iconic pair for over three decades! First meeting on the set of Family Ties when both were involved in long-term relationships, their lives soon intertwined thanks to Pollan’s busy schedule which took her directly from LA back to NYC after filming sessions was complete.
After both became single again in 1987, they began seeing each other and Fox proposed seven months later! Although they chose for an intimate ceremony in Arlington Virginia in 1988, paparazzi quickly learned of it and sent a helicopter!
19. Sarah Michelle Gellar And Freddie Prinze Jr. – Married 18 Years
Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. make one of the cutest celebrity couples around! First meeting on the set of I Know What You Did Last Summer in 1997, the two began dating shortly thereafter before getting engaged five years later in 2002.
Now proud parents to two beautiful children, the couple have collaborated on multiple projects together over time, including playing Fred and Daphne from Scooby-Doo live-action adaptations – their on-screen chemistry was undeniable; making for the ideal couple. Their relationship stands as testament to true love, friendship and mutual support.
20. Sarah Jessica Parker And Matthew Broderick – Married 23 Years
Sarah Jessica Parker played a character with an unstable romantic life on Sex & The City, yet in real life her romantic story differed significantly. Parker met actor Matthew Broderick through their shared passion for Broadway performances; in 1996 they even co-starred together in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying as cast members.
These newlyweds tied the knot in 1997 and started their family shortly afterwards, welcoming their first baby together in 2002. Now parents to three children – twin girls born in 2009 included! Their love story shows us that sometimes finding our happily ever after comes when least expected.
21. Sacha Baron Cohen And Isla Fisher – Together 18 Years
Even though they often appear together at red carpet events and award shows, actors Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher have kept their relationship very private. After meeting at a party in Sydney in 2002, they announced their engagement in 2004.
Fisher revealed it was her relationship with Cohen that motivated her to embrace comedic roles after struggling to land dramatic parts. They wed after six years in an intimate ceremony held in Paris.
22. Cindy Crawford And Rande Gerber – Married 22 Years
Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber’s love story demonstrates that great romances often start as friendships. After meeting during Crawford’s modeling career and quickly becoming friends, the couple decided to take their friendship further after Crawford’s first marriage ended.
Crawford and Gerber tied the knot at an exquisite beach wedding in 1998 and have remained together ever since. Gerber eventually left modeling to pursue a business career; today he co-owns The Gerber Group with his brothers around the globe – luxury bars and restaurants featuring fine cuisine he manages alongside Crawford. Their marriage stands as a testimony of friendship, love, and support – an inspiration to many!
23. Elizabeth Banks And Max Handelman – Together 28 Years
Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman, an accomplished sports writer and film producer from Pennsylvania, first met during their initial college day together in 1992. Although both immediately sensed an instantaneous connection, they didn’t finalize their relationship until 11 years later in 2003.
After traveling across the country and eventually settling in Los Angeles, Banks revealed to Vanity Fair in an interview that their relationship had endured through making choices which prioritized their relationship over other considerations.
24. Amy Adams And Darren Le Gallo – 20 Years Together
Amy Adams remains faithful to Darren Le Gallo despite competing against some of Hollywood’s most desirable bachelors, even as they work alongside some of its most eligible bachelors. Their relationship has an unconventional beginning – meeting during an acting class in 2001 before dating for one year prior to Le Gallo popping the question in 2008. Once pregnant with their first child, however, Le Gallo decided not to propose.
After 13 years together, they finally tied the knot in 2015. Amidst joyous celebrations and much anticipation, their marriage symbolized true love’s power over time and is evidence that good things come eventually.
25. Viola Davis And Julius Tennon – Married 17 Years
Viola Davis stands as proof that positive energy can create beneficial results in our universe. She followed advice from a friend to pray for a husband, and within three weeks had met Julius Tennon who fulfilled her prayers!
In 2003, they formalized their relationship by exchanging vows. Subsequently, Genesis joined their family through adoption in 2011. While both individuals have enjoyed considerable professional success over time, they have managed to maintain an idyllic personal life together.
26. Lisa Kudrow And Michel Stern – Married 25 Years
Lisa Kudrow and Michel Stern’s love story could have made for an excellent episode of Friends! First meeting each other in the late ’80s when Stern began dating Kudrow’s roommate; once this relationship had ended, Kudrow and Stern reunited at a party and soon thereafter started dating; marrying in 1995 just a year after Kudrow became part of this legendary television show!
It should also be noted that Phoebe’s pregnancy on the show was written into it so Kudrow could continue her role while pregnant in real life. Their love story stands as proof that sometimes the greatest gifts come when we least expect it.
27. Tom Hanks And Rita Wilson – Married 32 Years
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have been going strong for 33 years! Since meeting on the set of 1985 comedy film Volunteers, this Hollywood power couple have had an extraordinary journey together. First welcoming Chet into their lives in 1990 followed by Truman in 1995, both children have flourished under their care.
Hanks and Wilson have also collaborated on multiple film projects together, such as My Big Fat Greek Wedding and Mamma Mia! Both artists remain committed partners despite the demands of their careers; evidenced by their unwavering dedication and focus on prioritizing their relationship as partners.
28. Hugh Laurie And Jo Green – Married 31 Years
Hugh Laurie may be best known for playing dark characters on television, but his marriage to Jo Green is evidence of his kindhearted nature. They tied the knot in 1989 and remain strong today – raising three children: Charlie, Bill and Rebecca.
Laurie has shared how his busy career in the spotlight put an undue strain on their relationship. For nine months of the year, Laurie was filming House in America which took its toll on family life in Britain and America alike. Since the show ended, however, Laurie has made more time for his wife and children in London, showing his true dedication.
29. Bryan Cranston And Robin Dearden – Married 31 Years
Bryan Cranston has delighted audiences for years with his stellar portrayals such as Walter White in Breaking Bad and Hal in Malcolm in the Middle. After his divorce from his first wife, Cranston met fellow actress Robin Dearden while filming Airwolf where he played “villain of the week”.
After dating for five years and exchanging vows in 1989, Robin and Cranston exchanged wedding vows and had one daughter who is following in both of their footsteps as actors – she has appeared in multiple TV shows and films including Cranston’s Breaking Bad! Their exceptional talent is truly impressive!
30. Keith Richards And Patti Hansen – Married 37 Years
Rockstars often face the misconception that their hectic touring schedules and interaction with various cultures make them susceptible to infidelity, yet this does not apply to Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards who has been happily married for 37 years now. Patti Hansen first caught Richards’ eye in 1979, and the couple quickly hit it off.
Richards and Deena married on his 40th birthday in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, in 1983 and since have welcomed two daughters Theodora and Alexandra into the world. Richards remains committed to his wife and family despite living a rockstar lifestyle; proof that true love can flourish even under such unique conditions.
31. Kevin Bacon And Kyra Sedgwick – Married 32 Years
How ironic that fate played its hand. After watching a play with Kevin Bacon in it, Sedgwick was convinced by her brother to tell the actor how much she enjoyed his work – who knew then that 10 years later they’d both work on PBS film Lemon Sky!
Although she initially didn’t think Bacon was her ideal match, she eventually changed her mind as they wed one year after first meeting! Their lives together quickly flourished with them welcoming both their first children in 1989 and second one two years later!
32. Pierce Brosnan And Keely Shaye Smith – Married 21 years
Pierce Brosnan and Keely Shaye Smith have been happily married for 21 years now and provide an incredible example for those sceptical of romance. After the death of his first wife due to cancer, Brosnan met Smith while traveling through Mexico a few years after having met his first love (Lisa Madrigal).
Nearly seven years later, they exchanged vows. According to the actor himself, “I was lucky to rediscover love. Our paths were meant to cross.”
33. Tina Fey And Jeff Richmond – Married 19 Years
Tina Fey found love quickly, meeting Jeff Richmond through Del Close’s ImprovOlympic Theater in 1993. They became inseparable.
They remained close throughout their relationship before eventually marrying in 2001. Fey and Richmond have since collaborated on various endeavors together – Richmond has produced many episodes for Fey’s shows 30 Rock and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt as well as leading the music department of SNL.
34. Ozzy Osbourne And Sharon Osbourne – Married 38 Years
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne’s nearly four-decade long relationship has seen its fair share of ups and downs over time, but they always managed to remain resilient. First meeting each other in 1970 when Sharon was 18 years old but didn’t become romantically involved until nine years later after three years of dating; later that same year they officially made it official by getting married.
They share three children – Aimee, Kelly and Jack – and have become one of the world’s best-known celebrity families through their MTV reality show The Osbournes. Even with all that fame can bring, however, The Osbournes remain close as ever and demonstrate how love and commitment can prevail no matter the obstacles encountered along their path to fame.
35. Jamie Lee Curtis And Christopher Guest – Married 36 Years
Jamie Lee Curtis may have met Christopher Guest through an unconventional means, yet their union proved successful and long-lasting nonetheless. Curtis first saw Guest featured in Rolling Stone magazine when he appeared as The Kid from This Is Spinal Tap; shortly thereafter she told a friend that they planned to marry each other and five months later the couple tied the knot.
Together they have adopted two children – Annie and Thomas. In an interview with The Guardian, Guest shared that Curtis saved the photo that led her to him; now it hangs proudly in their home as an inspiring reminder that love can often arise unexpectedly and taking risks can bring great rewards.
36. Joel McHale And Sarah Williams – Married 24 Years
Joel McHale may be best known for portraying debonair bachelor Jeff Winger on Community, but his relationship with wife Sarah Williams dates back to 1995 when they tied the knot just one year after meeting at their first date in a traditional Catholic ceremony where Williams donned her mother’s gown to get married.
While McHale travels across the US for his various roles, Williams is an established artist working out of their Los Angeles family home. Together they share two sons as well as three dogs and one rabbit; making for quite the lively household!
37. Matt And Luciana Damon – Married 15 Years
Matt Damon met Luciana Barroso while filming Stuck on You in Miami and, when people began recognizing him, offered a place for him to escape to. Soon thereafter they struck up conversation before beginning dating shortly thereafter.
This couple are parents to four children together; one from Barroso’s prior relationship and three born from their relationship together. Although the couple prefer to keep a low profile regarding their romance, it has become widely known that they temporarily relocated to Byron Bay as part of a process for healing after Damon lost his father.
38. Samuel L. Jackson And LaTanya Richardson – Married 40 Years
Samuel L Jackson is a household name in Hollywood, famed for his incredible acting talents as well as his impressive marital success with actress LaTanya Richardson for four decades – they can often be seen together, Richardson often standing at Jackson’s side and sitting proudly next to him at events or functions. Richardson told the New York Times the secret behind their successful relationship was never going to bed angry with one another – something she credits with keeping their union going strong for so long.
Jackson and Richardson’s simple but effective approach has kept their love alive for nearly 50 years, standing as an inspiring testament of how love, patience, and forgiveness can strengthen a relationship and ensure its viability through time.
39. David And Victoria Beckham – Married 21 Years
This power couple rocked the entertainment world when their romance made headlines. Victoria Beckham, better known by her former moniker of Posh Spice in the iconic Spice Girls of the ’90s, and David Beckham were two prominent members of society at that time, each being professionally involved with different fields such as professional football.
After two years of dating, they exchanged vows in 1999. Despite rumors of separation, their happiness remains as strong as it ever was; they even relocated their family to Los Angeles so David could continue his football career.
40. Sting And Trudie Styler – Married 28 Years
Sting may be known for his unpredictable lifestyle, yet Trudie Styler has helped keep him grounded throughout their long marriage. They met awkwardly after she auditioned with Frances Tomelty as Frances Tomelty was cast against Sting. But after spending more time together, sparks flew between them and they officially started dating in 1984.
Eight years later, Sting and Styler exchanged vows at Camden Registry Office and have remained solid ever since. Together, they have raised four children- a testament to their unbreakable bond. Even in spite of all of the challenges associated with being public figures, Sting and Styler’s story proves that true love can endure and thrive over time.
41. Oprah Winfrey And Stedman Graham – Together 34 Years
Oprah Winfrey and Stedman Graham’s longstanding partnership is proof that marriage isn’t necessary for lasting love. Since meeting each other in 1986, their romance has mostly taken place outside the public eye despite lasting almost 35 years.
Though they became engaged in 1992, Oprah and Dr. Phil decided not to marry. According to her interview with Vogue, Oprah felt their relationship would have suffered had they tied the knot; today however, their love endures in all forms.
42. Elton John And David Furnish – Together 27 Years
Elton John and David Furnish have enjoyed an enduring 27-year romance. They first met during a dinner party hosted by John in 1993 and quickly fell head over heels for one another.
John and Furnish were deeply committed, yet it took until 2014 when same-gender marriage legislation was changed for them to tie the knot. John eventually changed his mind about having children through surrogacy; and they welcomed their first daughter through this route in 2010. Their second was welcomed through adoption in 2013.
43. Tim McGraw And Faith Hill – Married 24 Years
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are a prime example of celebrity couples to emerge within the entertainment industry, finding each other through mutual tours between 1996-1999 that brought them closer.
Their shared love of genre quickly blossomed, leading them to marry just four months after starting dating. Over time, they welcomed three children together while continuing to be an example of celebrity power couples; today, they remain an inspiration for many.
44. Julia Roberts And Daniel Moder – Married 18 Years
Julia Roberts and Daniel Moder’s celebrity romance wasn’t an easy ride. Their affair began while Roberts was still committed to Benjamin Bratt while Moder was still legally wed to Vera Steimberg.
At first, Roberts and Moder experienced numerous obstacles together, such as cheating rumors that eventually led to Roberts and Bratt splitting apart and Moder’s eventual divorce from Steimberg. Yet the couple persevered through these difficulties and exchanged vows on March 1, 2002 at Roberts’ ranch in New Mexico after it had been finalized.
45. Ted Danson And Mary Steenburgen – Married 25 Years
Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen are living proof that love knows no age limits, even if it takes place later in life. Both were already married with children from previous relationships when they met on set of Pontiac Moon movie in 1994.
They realized quickly that something special existed between them, and exchanged vows in 1995 in front of esteemed guests including President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Clinton. Steenburgen declared her love for Danson was so strong that she would marry him again if given another chance – what an endearing sentiment!
46. Warren Beatty And Annette Bening – Married 28 Years
Warren Beatty, one of Hollywood’s legendary bachelors, would meet his match in Annette Bening when casting her in his 1991 Mafia movie Bugsy. However, little did either of them realize how this decision would change both their lives forever.
The couple was married in a surprise ceremony a year after first meeting on set, in 1992. Following the birth of four children together, Beatty temporarily retired from Hollywood so he could provide more traditional upbringing for his family alongside his wife.