Navigating celebrity relationships is no easy feat, and many celebrities have struggled under public scrutiny. Yet some celebrity couples have proven that love can indeed endure no matter the pressure. Through mutual support or keeping private lives out of public view or just plain old-fashioned commitment they have shown lasting love is possible, even in Hollywood. Here we take a closer look at those couples that have succeeded despite it all and can show that lasting romance exists regardless of circumstances.
1. Meryl Streep And Don Gummer – Married 42 Years
Don Gummer may not be an actor, but he certainly made his mark in the art world. After meeting Meryl Streep through her brother, Don and Meryl began dating soon thereafter and ultimately tied the knot in 1978 and have four children together.
Gummer continues to support Streep in all her creative endeavours and remains his partner despite their busy lives.
2. Seth Rogen And Lauren Miller – Together 16 Years
Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller’s relationship has blossomed despite its turbulent start. After meeting in 2004 and experiencing their memorable first date that ended with a car crash, the couple managed to push through and eventually married in 2011 after getting engaged the year prior.
Since their marriage in 2006, they have remained happily wed, supporting each other through their busy careers and even founding a charity together – Hilarity for Charity.
3. Robert Downey Jr. And Susan Levin – Married 15 Years
Celebrity marriages can present unique challenges, but when both partners work in the same industry it can make things much simpler. Robert Downey Jr. met Susan Levin, who worked as Executive Vice President of Production at Silver Pictures while filming Gothika and they quickly connected – Downey eventually proposed on Levin’s 30th birthday!
After two years, they married in Amagansett, New York and have remained strong partners ever since. Downey credits Levin with helping him overcome substance abuse issues; together they now share two children. Even with all its ups and downs in Hollywood life, the couple have managed to maintain a solid marriage that continues to support each other professionally.
4. Hugh Jackman And Deborra-lee Furness – Married 24 Years
Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness first met as co-stars on Australian TV show Correlli in 1995; Jackman later revealed feeling nervous around her because of her existing fame as well as feeling uncertain as they may become lovers. Although both knew each other was soon going to become famous stars, Jackman found his future spouse daunting due to being such an established star himself.
Though they had an age gap of 13 years between them, they managed to exchange vows in 1996 less than a year after meeting and starting dating. Within five years of starting to date each other they welcomed their first son in 2000 and daughter in 2005 and have provided each other with invaluable support throughout their respective careers.
5. Steve And Nancy Carell – Married 25 Years
Steve Carell deserves immense credit for portraying Michael Scott on The Office, even with his often challenging personality and hard-to-tolerate persona. However, in real life he and Nancy have been happily married since meeting through an improv class in Chicago 25 years ago!
Steve confessed on Ellen that neither of them was brave enough to ask the other out for months despite numerous subtle hints being dropped; eventually though, Steve mustered up enough courage to ask Nancy out and they eventually married in 1995.
6. Maggie Gyllenhaal And Peter Sarsgaard – Together 18 Years
Peter Sarsgaard and Maggie Gyllenhaal’s relationship was an intriguing one, considering Sarsgaard was friends with Gyllenhaal’s brother Jake and could see why this friendship may have developed between the two actors.
The Gyllenhaal-Sarsgaard couple began dating in 2002 and announced their engagement two years later in 2006. A year later in Brindisi, Southern Italy they exchanged vows in an elegant wedding ceremony held during which their two daughters, Ramona Ray and Gloria Ray are present – keeping up the acting legacy in their family!
7. Mark Wahlberg And Rhea Durham – Together 19 Years
Though most couples opt to marry first before beginning a family, Mark Wahlberg and Rhea Durham chose an unconventional route, meeting in 2001 before welcoming Ella Rae into their lives in 2003.
Michael and Brendan began dating in 2006 and 2008 respectively, while Grace arrived two years later. Though they did not officially tie the knot until 2009, they already considered each other husband and wife prior to that point.
8. Bono And Alison Hewson – Married 38 Years
Bono of U2 and Alison Hewson have had an enduring romance for 38 years since first meeting as schoolmates in Dublin back in 1973. Since then, their lives have intertwined.
They began dating at 15 and married two years after U2 formed in 1982, two years before Bono even composed “The Sweetest Thing,” as an unexpected birthday surprise that still resonates today.
9. Tina Turner And Erwin Bach – Together 34 Years
Tina Turner has long been one of our musical icons, known for her timeless songs that continue to take their place on our playlists. But her romance with Erwin Bach, after divorcing Ike Turner first time around, is even more remarkable.
Erwin Bach was sent by Turner’s record label EMI to meet her at Heathrow Airport when she visited London in 1986 and they have been together ever since; even after having been in a relationship for over 30 years they only tied the knot officially in Switzerland this July 201
10. Denzel And Pauletta Washington – Married 37 Years
Denzel Washington is an iconic Hollywood figure, having won two Academy Awards for his roles in Glory and Training Day. But despite his fame, he’s found the woman of his dreams – Pauletta – on set of his very first screen work project.
The couple married in 1983 and have been together ever since, raising four children together who all follow in their parents’ footsteps by entering into careers in entertainment.
11. Will Smith And Jada Pinkett Smith – Married 23 Years
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith have faced plenty of ups and downs on their journey together, yet have managed to stay together through thick and thin. After meeting on set of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air in 1994, three years later they got engaged after an ardent courtship, and just eight months after that they welcomed Jaden – followed by Willow two years later.
Though they have seen many challenges during their relationship, they remain fully committed and consider each other life partners. Their love is an inspirational testament of strength and resilience – proof that hard work and devotion can sustain any relationship through all its ups and downs.
12. Julia Louis-dreyfus And Brad Hall – Married 33 Years
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, best known for her role on Veep, met her spouse Brad Hall through several serendipitous encounters before they decided to pursue romantic relations. Their initial meeting occurred while Hall was producing a play at Northwestern University where both were students; Louis-Dreyfus auditioned for one of his roles and this marked their initial encounter.
Louis-Dreyfus trained with The Second City, an improv group, before joining Saturday Night Live as part of its cast at 21 years old alongside Hall. They both starred on SNL from 1982-1984 before exchanging wedding vows three years later in 1987 despite continuing to work professionally together.
13. Goldie Hawn And Kurt Russell – Together 37 Years
Sometimes a marriage certificate isn’t necessary to establish that two people belong together. Take for instance the longstanding romance between Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn: after almost four decades together they decided not to get married as their love and commitment were sufficient to the task at hand.
Their romance began in 1966 but only flourished once they met on the set of Swing Shift in 1983. Since then, they have worked together in multiple films, such as Overboard and most recently The Christmas Chronicles; raising children while remaining staunchly committed partners along the way and showing that lasting relationships don’t always need to adhere to traditional social expectations.
14. Jerry And Jessica Seinfeld – Married 21 Years
Celebrity couples sometimes meet under controversial conditions. Jerry and Jessica Seinfeld first met at a Reebok gym on Manhattan’s Upper West Side in 1998; it was controversial due to Jessica having only recently separated from Eric after only two months of marriage.
Though their relationship was clouded with some controversy – including reports that Jessica was dating NBC producer David Friedman prior to being engaged to Seinfeld – they finally exchanged vows in New York City in December 1999 after an initially difficult start. Their bond has only deepened over time.
15. Ellen Degeneres And Portia De Rossi – Married 13 Years
As soon as they went public with their relationship in 2005, this couple encountered many hurdles and hurdles to overcome. Yet they refused to allow anything or anyone to come between them, and by 2008 after same-gender marriage was legal in California, they tied the knot! Their dedication is an impressive testament to love’s power and strength that comes from staying together through thick and thin.
Michael Caine and Shakira Baksh have been happily together for almost 50 years, dating back to when Caine saw Baksh in the background of a television advertisement and decided to pursue her. With help from mutual acquaintances, a connection was made quickly enough; two years later they exchanged vows in Las Vegas ceremony in 1973.
16. Michael J. Fox And Tracy Pollan – Married 32 Years
Over three decades have seen Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan remain together. The two first met while filming Family Ties when both were in long-term relationships; due to Pollan’s hectic schedule she would often fly directly back from Los Angeles back to NYC after filming was complete!
Once both were single again in 1987, they started seeing each other and Fox proposed just seven months later! Their wedding ceremony in Arlington Virginia in 1988 took place as planned until paparazzi found out and sent a helicopter for coverage!
17. Beyoncé And Jay-Z – Married 12 Years
Beyonce and Jay-Z are one of the most recognizable celebrity couples ever! Although their relationship has been closely analyzed by media, they have managed to overcome all criticism to become one of the greatest power couples ever!
The couple first became public in 2001 and started working together two years later on projects – including “Crazy in Love”. They wed in a top-secret ceremony in 2008 and three years later at the VMAs Beyonce announced she was expecting their first child. Their love story has inspired many and their ability to work as a team in both personal and professional fields is testament to its strength.
18. Sacha Baron Cohen And Isla Fisher – Together 18 Years
Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher have maintained an extremely private relationship despite appearing at numerous red carpet events and award shows together. After meeting at a party in Sydney in 2002, the two first announced their engagement in 2004.
Fisher revealed it was Cohen who inspired her to take up comedic roles after struggling to land dramatic ones. They finally tied the knot following a six-year engagement and an intimate ceremony held in Paris.
19. Michael Caine And Shakira Baksh – Married 47 Years
Throughout their careers, this couple has stood by each other throughout hectic schedules – attending movie premieres and award shows together and finding ways to keep their love strong and sustainable. Their partnership truly deserves praise.
Sarah Jessica Parker may have played the part of an individual with a turbulent romantic history in Sex & The City, yet in real life her romantic story differed considerably. Parker found true love through an affinity for Broadway that led her to meet actor Matthew Broderick; together they even starred together in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying in 1996!
20. Elizabeth Banks And Max Handelman – Together 28 Years
Elizabeth Banks and sports writer/film producer Max Handelman first met on their first day of college in Pennsylvania in 1992, yet didn’t officially tie the knot until 11 years later in 2003 despite sensing a deep connection.
After travelling across the country and eventually settling in Los Angeles, Banks revealed to Vanity Fair in an interview that their longstanding romance could be attributed to making decisions that prioritized their bond as a couple.
21. Sarah Michelle Gellar And Freddie Prinze Jr. – Married 18 Years
Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. make one of the cutest celebrity couples! After meeting on the set of I Know What You Did Last Summer in 1997, the two began dating shortly thereafter – they finally tied the knot five years later in 2002!
mes They have since become proud parents to two beautiful children and collaborated on numerous projects together, with one of their most memorable roles together being playing Fred and Daphne in live-action versions of Scooby-Doo. Their on-screen chemistry was palpable – their partnership truly demonstrated true love, friendship, and mutual support!
22. Viola Davis And Julius Tennon – Married 17 Years
Viola Davis serves as evidence that positive energy can result in positive results. She followed advice from a friend to pray for a husband, and within three weeks had found Julius Tennon — whom she had imagined during her prayers.
In 2003, they cemented their union by marrying each other and welcoming Genesis through adoption in 2011. Though both careers have seen tremendous success since that time, they have managed to maintain an enjoyable private personal life together.
23. Sarah Jessica Parker And Matthew Broderick – Married 23 Years
They married in 1997 and began their family soon thereafter, welcoming their first baby together in 2002. Today, the couple are proud parents to three children, including twin girls born in 2009. Their story illustrates that finding your happy ending can happen unexpectedly.
Amy Adams remains faithful to Darren Le Gallo despite working alongside some of Hollywood’s most eligible bachelors, as their love story is anything but ordinary – they met during an acting class in 2001, started dating soon thereafter, and Le Gallo proposed in 2008. But they put off getting married until after welcoming their first child together.
24. Bryan Cranston And Robin Dearden – Married 31 Years
Bryan Cranston has long enthralled audiences with his performances as Walter White on Breaking Bad and Hal in Malcolm in the Middle. Following his divorce, Cranston met fellow actress Robin Dearden while filming Airwolf 1984 as “villain of the week.”
Once they began dating for five years, they eventually married in 1989 and welcomed a child – Robin Cranston – whom has taken after both of her parents by becoming an actor herself! Since then she has appeared in various television shows and films, while Robin also played an essential part in Cranston’s hit TV series Breaking Bad! Truly remarkable is this family!
25. Cindy Crawford And Rande Gerber – Married 22 Years
Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber’s relationship is proof that sometimes, the best relationships start as friendships. First meeting during Crawford’s modeling career and quickly becoming close, after her previous marriage ended they decided to take their friendship into an official romantic partnership.
In 1998, Crawford and Gerber tied the knot at a picturesque beach wedding and have been going strong ever since. Gerber left modeling behind to pursue business pursuits, eventually co-owning The Gerber Group chain of luxury bars and restaurants worldwide with his brothers. Their marriage is an example of friendship, love, and support which continues to inspire countless individuals worldwide.
26. Pierce Brosnan And Keely Shaye Smith – Married 21 Years
Pierce Brosnan and Keely Shaye Smith have been happily married for 21 years now and continue to make love seem effortless, setting an exemplary example for those skeptical of romantic love. After the death of his first wife due to cancer, Brosnan met Smith while on a trip to Mexico a few years after that first wife passed.
Nearly seven years later, they exchanged vows. According to the actor himself, it was lucky for him that love resurfaced: he felt they were meant to meet.
27. Amy Adams And Darren Le Gallo – 20 Years Together
After 13 years together, they finally tied the knot in 2015 in an intimate and joyful ceremony. Their devotion over time is evidence of real love; and their journey together proves it can sometimes pay off!
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have been together for 33 years! This Hollywood power couple first met while filming 1985 comedy flick Volunteers and have enjoyed an extraordinary relationship ever since. Chet was welcomed into their family in 1990 before Truman arrived a few years later.
28. Tina Fey And Jeff Richmond – Married 19 Years
Tina Fey found no trouble meeting someone compatible with her personality and lifestyle; in 1993 they first met each other at Del Close’s ImprovOlympic Theater. Jeff Richmond would become her spouse shortly thereafter.
Fey and Richmond kept in contact over time before finally marrying in 2001. Since then they have collaborated in multiple endeavors together – Richmond has produced multiple episodes for 30 Rock and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt as well as leading SNL’s music department.
29. Joel Mchale And Sarah Williams – Married 24 Years
Joel McHale may play charming and debonair bachelor Jeff Winger on Community, but in real life his relationship has been committed since 1995 with Sarah Williams as his wife. They married just a year after meeting – Sarah wearing her mother’s wedding gown to their ceremony!
McHale travels extensively for his various roles while Williams works out of their family home in Los Angeles as a professional artist. They share two sons along with three dogs and a rabbit; it certainly makes for an exciting household!
30. Lisa Kudrow And Michel Stern – Married 25 Years
Lisa Kudrow and Michel Stern’s romance could have made for an epic episode of Friends! First meeting each other in the late ’80s when Stern began dating Kudrow’s roommate; after this relationship had concluded they reunited at a party and started dating shortly thereafter; marrying in 1995 just one year after Lisa began her iconic role on Friends.
Its It should also be noted that Phoebe’s pregnancy on the show was written so Kudrow could continue playing her character while she was expecting in real life. Their love story stands as proof of fate and timing – and demonstrates just how far love can take us if given enough chances.
31. Matt And Luciana Damon – Married 15 Years
Matt Damon first met Luciana Barroso while filming Stuck on You in Miami. As patrons began recognizing him, Barroso provided a private space where the two could exchange conversation.
This couple shares four children together, including Barroso’s son from her previous relationship. While they tend to keep their relationship under wraps, it has been widely reported that they temporarily relocated to Byron Bay as a means of healing after Damon’s father passed away.
32. Tom Hanks And Rita Wilson – Married 32 Years
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have been together for 33 years! This Hollywood power couple first met while filming 1985 comedy flick Volunteers and have enjoyed an extraordinary relationship ever since. Chet was welcomed into their family in 1990 before Truman arrived a few years later.
They have collaborated on numerous film projects together, such as My Big Fat Greek Wedding and Mamma Mia!. Despite their busy careers, Hanks and Wilson never let work get in the way of their relationship – evidenced by an unwavering dedication and ability to put relationships first.
33. David And Victoria Beckham – Married 21 Years
This power couple transformed the entertainment industry with their romance. Victoria Beckham, also known as Posh Spice during her time as part of the legendary Spice Girls in the ’90s, and David Beckham were two superstars from separate industries who quickly made waves within each respective field – Victoria being part of iconic female vocal group Spice Girls while David being a professional footballer for Manchester United.
After dating for two years, David and Rebecca exchanged vows in 1999. Despite persistent reports of their split, their happiness remains as strong as it ever was; so much so, that they even relocated their family to Los Angeles so David could pursue his football career further.
34. Hugh Laurie And Jo Green – Married 31 Years
Hugh Laurie has earned himself an unwaveringly positive image as an actor due to his portrayal of gruff roles; this fact is evidenced by his successful marriage with Jo Green since 1989. They remain extremely private but share three children, Charlie, Bill, and Rebecca together.
Laurie has revealed how his career in the limelight put undue strain on their relationship. For nine months of the year, Laurie spent filming House in America – taking time away from family life in London – however after its end Laurie has made more time for his wife and children in London proving how important they are to him.
35. Keith Richards And Patti Hansen – Married 37 Years
Rockstars often fall prey to infidelity due to their hectic touring schedules and exposure to people from across the world, yet Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards defies this stereotype by remaining faithfully married for 37 years now. When Richards met his current spouse Patti Hansen in 1979 they quickly clicked as partners.
In 1983, on Richards’s 40th birthday in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, they tied the knot. Since then they’ve welcomed two daughters – Theodora and Alexandra. Even with his rockstar lifestyle Richards remains committed to his wife and family; evidence that love can thrive even in unconventional circumstances.
36. Elton John And David Furnish – Together 27 Years
Elton John and David Furnish have maintained an ongoing high-profile romance for 27 years, and remain inseparable. After first meeting at a dinner party hosted by Elton in 1993, the two soon fell deeply in love.
John and Furnish had long been inseparable, yet they only tied the knot officially once same-gender marriage legislation was amended in 2014. Following John’s decision to have children through surrogacy in 2010, their first daughter arrived soon thereafter and in 2013 their second.
37. Kevin Bacon And Kyra Sedgwick – Married 32 Years
Life can be mysterious at times; after watching a play featuring Bacon, Sedgwick was convinced by her brother to express her appreciation of his work and tell him. Little did she know then that 10 years later they would collaborate on PBS film Lemon Sky together!
Although she originally didn’t think he was her type, they eventually married within one year of meeting each other in 1988! Their life together progressed quickly as well; within five years of meeting they welcomed two children – one in 1989 and then again two years later!
38. Julia Roberts And Daniel Moder – Married 18 Years
Julia Roberts and Daniel Moder’s celebrity romance wasn’t easy from its inception; their initial spark came while Roberts was committed to Benjamin Bratt while Moder was still married to Vera Steimberg.
Beginning their relationship together was not without its challenges, such as cheating rumors which eventually caused Roberts and Bratt’s break-up and Moder’s divorce from Steimberg; nevertheless, the couple persevered, exchanging vows in 2002 after Moder was free from Steimberg. They made their final vow exchange at Roberts’ ranch in New Mexico upon finalization of Moder’s divorce from Steimberg.
39. Ozzy Osbourne And Sharon Osbourne – Married 38 Years
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne’s nearly four-decade relationship has endured many ups and downs over time, yet they’ve still managed to remain faithful partners. First meeting in 1970 when Sharon was 18 years old, but romantic relations did not start developing until nine years later after nine years had passed since they first began dating each other. Finally after three years dating they made it official by marrying on February 26, 1979.
Ozzy Osbourne and Kelly Osbourne, with three children Aimee, Kelly and Jack between them, have become one of the best-known celebrity families worldwide thanks to their hit MTV reality show The Osbournes. Despite all the challenges imposed upon them due to fame and fortune, The Osbournes remain close-knit family units; showing that love can conquer all.
40. Tim Mcgraw And Faith Hill – Married 24 Years
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are one such celebrity couple that have flourished within the entertainment industry, meeting during a joint tour in 1996 that ultimately brought them closer together.
Their shared love for the genre blossomed rapidly, leading them to tie the knot four months after meeting. Over time, they welcomed three children while remaining an example of celebrity power couples that continues to inspire many today.
41. Jamie Lee Curtis And Christopher Guest – Married 36 Years
Jamie Lee Curtis may have met Christopher Guest through an unusual route, yet that didn’t prevent the two from having a fulfilling and successful relationship. Curtis first saw Guest when she saw him appear in Rolling Stone magazine promoting This Is Spinal Tap; shortly thereafter she announced to a friend that she intended on marrying him and five months later they officially wed.
At present, they have two adopted children – Annie and Thomas. Guest recently revealed to The Guardian in a candid interview that Curtis kept the photo that led her to him; now displayed proudly in their home, its story serves as an inspiring example that love can come from unexpected places and taking risks can reap great rewards.
42. Ted Danson And Mary Steenburgen – Married 25 Years
Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen are an example of true love having no age barrier; even though they met much later. Both had already been married previously when they met on set of Pontiac Moon movie in 1994.
Quick to realize their romance had lasting potential, the couple wed in 1995 in front of distinguished guests including President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Clinton. Steenburgen remains deeply dedicated to Danson; in an endearing gesture she even declared she would marry him “100 more lifetimes!” How wonderful!
43. Samuel L. Jackson And Latanya Richardson – Married 40 Years
Samuel L Jackson is an icon in Hollywood, known for his acting talents. But he’s also celebrated for his incredible marital success; having been married for 40 years to actress LaTanya Richardson (often seen standing proudly by Jackson’s side). Richardson told The New York Times in an interview how they have managed their longstanding marriage; never going to bed angry against each other is key!
Jackson and Richardson’s love has endured for nearly 50 years through a combination of love, patience, and forgiveness; an impressive feat in any relationship. Their dedication serves as an inspiring example to how these attributes can sustain an ongoing partnership.
44. Oprah Winfrey And Stedman Graham – Together 34 Years
Oprah Winfrey and Stedman Graham’s longstanding partnership serves as a testament to the notion that marriage isn’t necessary for successful relationships. First meeting each other in 1986, these two have managed to keep their romance out of public view throughout nearly 35 years of being together.
Though they were engaged in 1992, Oprah revealed in an interview with Vogue that she thought marriage wouldn’t have helped their relationship last long-term. Today they remain happily together as proof that love can flourish under any circumstance.
45. Sting And Trudie Styler – Married 28 Years
Sting may be known for his extravagant lifestyle, yet Trudie Styler has kept him grounded during their long marriage. They first met awkwardly when Trudie Styler cast alongside Frances Tomelty as part of an ensemble cast; after spending more time together they realized they shared sparks between them and began dating officially in 1984.
Eight years later, they exchanged vows at Camden Registry Office and have remained steadfast ever since. Together they raised four children which is an impressive testament to their unbreakable bond and commitment. Even with all the challenges associated with public lives such as Sting’s and Styler’s marriage story is testament to true love enduring for over time.
46. Warren Beatty And Annette Bening – Married 28 Years
Warren Beatty, one of Hollywood’s legendary bachelors, may have never expected that casting Annette Bening in his 1991 Mafia flick Bugsy would change both their lives inexorably. Little did either of them realize at that moment how significant this decision would become in their respective futures.
Beatty and Carey exchanged vows in an intimate ceremony just one year after meeting on set, at which point Beatty temporarily suspended his Hollywood career to provide more of a traditional upbringing for his children with Carey as their partner.