There is no magic formula to love, and making a relationship work is one of the hardest things you can ever do. The same holds for these celebrity couples, and some might even argue that they have it even harder than the rest of us. Their relationships are constantly under close public scrutiny, and it might get challenging to make love last in such situations.
But these celebrity couples have risen above it all and have steadfastly proved to the world that love does indeed last! Some have even been together for more than a decade and are still going strong. Even if you’re not a romantic at heart, these celebrity couples are definitely going to warm your heart and make you believe in love. So, without further ado, here are some of the most famous love stories that have lasted.
You might remember Cuban-born Yvette from when she dated Julio Iglesias, the elder brother of Enrique Iglesias. However, Michael Jordan and Yvette Prieto first met in 2008, and they were star-struck.
The couple got married in 2013 and welcomed a set of twin daughters in 2014. Jordan also brought three children from his previous marriage, and altogether they make one big happy family indeed!
Dustin Johnson and Paulina Gretsky firmly believe that they are soulmates, which they proved when they got engaged merely seven months after they began dating in 2013. They now have two lovely children together.
We all know that Dustin Johnson is a PGA golfer, but did you know that Paulina also comes from a family of athletes? That’s right. Her father is none other than Wayne Gretzky, a veteran NHL player.
It was undoubtedly love at first sight for Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady, who first met in 2006 and fell in love the minute they laid eyes on each other. The two dated for two years before they announced their engagement.
Did you know that they wed each other twice? What’s even more surprising is that that it happened in the same year, 2009. They now have two beautiful children who are the center of their universe.
Mike Tyson and Lakiha Spicer have gone through some tough times as a couple, but they pushed through it all with each other’s support and came out stronger on the other side.
Right after Tyson got out of prison in 2000, this couple began dating, and Lakiha has even admitted her hesitation about the relationship in the beginning. But as we all know, things worked out wonderfully for the couple!
We all know the history of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. A wrestling giant turned actor. He has been giving us movies that have all been super-hits at the box office.
It’s only natural, therefore, that The Rock met his future wife, Laura Hashian, at the set of the movie, “The Game Plan.” The couple tied the knot at a fairy tale wedding in Hawaii on August 18, 2019, and now have a family with two great kids in tow.
Jason Momoa has made a name for himself as Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones and as Aquaman. But he is also noteworthy for having one of the most adorable relationships in Hollywood, with Lisa Bonet, a lady who is 11 years his senior.
Having met in 2005, the two have been together for more than 16 years (wow!), and they now have a son and a daughter together.
Eddie Murphy and Paige Butcher share insane chemistry. Again, this couple has proven that age is just a number because Paige is almost 18 years younger than Eddie, but the two are just as star-struck as the next couple.
You might know Eddie Murphy from his iconic role at “Saturday Night Live” and his unforgettable roles on “The Nutty Professor,” “Dreamgirls,” and “The Beverly Hills Cop” series.
Will Smith is one of Hollywood’s most prolific and talented actors ever. Not only is he one of the highest-paid actors in the world, but he is also one of the most celebrated. He and his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, have been together since 1997.
The couple has not had an easy relationship. Infidelity rumors flew around, and people believed that the couple would not last very long. Jada, however, stood by like a rock with her husband and her family throughout it all.
Beyonce is one of the most popular song artists of all time. Her debut album, “Dangerously in Love,” was the reason she shot to fame, and she is now sitting on a mass of wealth from her hit songs.
Beyonce has been married to the popular rapper Jay Z since 2008. Despite having signed a prenup, this couple seems to be going strong!
Alex Trebek has made the news several times – for his role as the host of “Jeopardy!”, “Double Dare,” “Wizard of Odds,” and other popular game shows. But he also made the news in 2020 when he, unfortunately, passed away.
His wife of nearly 30 years, real estate mogul Jean Currivan is undoubtedly still mourning the loss of her husband, as is the rest of the world along with her!
Elton John, one of the most famous musicians of all time, is known for having fallen in love with David Furnish, a Canadian filmmaker, with whom John even tied the knot in 2014 when the relaxation on same-sex marriage laws occurred.
Apparently, the duo has a ritual that they have been following for the past decade and a half – they exchange cards with each other every week on Saturdays! Isn’t that adorable?
Katharine Ross and Sam Elliott fell in love with each other on the sets of the horror film, “The Legacy.” Ever since then, they have stuck with each other through all of life’s ups and downs.
With a daughter named Cleo, who is quite a self-sufficient adult herself, the couple has been together since 1984.
If there’s any famous couple out there with a love story full of spice and adventure out there, it’s Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos. The couple met when they both auditioned for the show, “All My Children,” and fell in love with each other.
They decided that they absolutely cannot live without each other, and so they eloped and got married in Las Vegas! They have been together for more than 23 years.
Phil Mickelson is famous as a star golfer, and he and his wife, Amy McBride, make for an adorable couple. The two met at Arizona State University, where they were studying together.
The duo got married in 1996 and have been through everything together, including a battle with cancer as well as the birth of their three children!
Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn are those two people who have decided to stay together for more than 37 years without getting married. Perhaps this decision was the result of a failed marriage that Goldie had to go through.
However, it doesn’t matter whether the duo is married or not. They have been proving these past 375 years that a relationship based on trust and understanding is the best kind!
Ted Danson, who is famous as Sam Malone on the hit TV show “Cheers,” has been with his wife, Mary Steenburgen, actress on “Philadelphia” since 1995.
The two met while Danson was busy shooting for “Pontiac Moon” and have stayed together with the same amount of passion that they had since the first day that they began dating!
Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart made the news when 16 years ago, they decided to tie the knot. Ford had crossed the golden age of 60 at that time, and the huge age gap between him and his wife raised some eyebrows.
The couple has put every concern to rest, however, as they have stayed by one another until now. Ford is no doubt as great a husband as he is an actor, a pilot, and a philanthropist.
Kirk Douglas helped define the Golden Age of Hollywood in many ways, not least because of his iconic role in the blockbuster hit “Spartacus.” Douglas, however, passed away in 2020, much to the shock of the rest of the world.
Douglas had been together with his wife, Anne Budyens, for 65 years, which is a feat in itself. The two got hitched in 1954 and enjoyed the love of a lifetime until 2020.
Ron Howard is immensely popular for his iconic roles in movies such as “The Da Vinci Code” and “A Beautiful Mind.” He has been married to his wife, Cheryl Howard, since 1975.
What’s the secret behind their long and happy relationship? The duo believes that communication is the key to any fruitful relationship.
Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi one of the most well-known same-sex couples in Hollywood. The two bonded over their mutual love for cute animals and began dating in 2004, ultimately getting married in 2008.
Even though rumors kept cropping up about trouble in paradise, the duo has been able to navigate their relationship easily with each other for nearly 16 years.
LeBron James and Savannah James have had one of the perfect relationships ever. The two met in high school when Savannah was just 16, and when the time for senior prom rolled around, Savannah was already pregnant with the couple’s first child.
The couple had a son in 2007, even before they got married in 2011, after which this incredibly supportive duo welcomed the birth of a lovely little girl.
Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy have been picture-perfect couple for a very long time – more than 36 years. The duo actually dated for nearly 15 years before deciding to get married, and they are still very much in love with each other.
The pair have faced every sort of success in their personal and professional lives and owe much of their success to the love and support they show each other. Kudos to them!
Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas had a prenup drawn up before their marriage, but this power couple hardly had any need of it. They have been together for more than 20 years and are still just as strongly attracted to each other as the first day they laid eyes on each other.
The couple is both popular for their respective roles in Hollywood, which has led to some unforgettable flicks in the industry and has left them financially secure for the rest of their lives.
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka have been married since 2014. The two are completely in love and are suckers for having fun in their lives.
We all know that Neil is a “legen-wait for it-dary” actor, but did you know that David Burtka is actually an accomplished chef? That’s right. There have been many times when Neil has even praised David’s excellent skills as a chef. The couple is now fathers to a beautiful set of twins.
Who will ever forget the iconic roles that Julia Roberts, one of Hollywood’s most celebrated actresses ever has had the grace to perform? Well, certainly not her husband, Daniel Moder, who is a famous cinematographer himself.
The duo tied the knot in 2002 and have since then been focused on raising their beautiful family. The couple firmly believes that their relationship ought to remain separate from the public eye, which is why they have kept it under the wraps till now!
Tom Hanks is one of the most talented actors in the world today, and the mark that he has left on Hollywood is definitely a giant one. Rita Wilson, his wife, is no less. This actress rose to prominence for her role in “Runaway Bride.”
The two became man and wife more than 30 years ago and are still one of those couples who look adoringly into each other’s eyes even now. What a successful life, and what a beautiful relationship they share!
Fans of “True Lies” will never forget the legendary performance of the actor Jamie Lee Curtis in it. Jamie happened to see Christopher Guest in a magazine in 1984 and immediately know that he was the one for her.
In the same year, the two decided to get married, and they have been together for more than 33 years now. The two even have a wonderful family together.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus meet her husband, Brad Hall, in the 1980s, when they began dating. 1987 was the year the two got hitched, and ever since then, Julia has done everything in her power to remain a pillar of support to her husband and her kids.
Julia’s immense dedication to her family is the reason this relationship has been successful, and we have nothing to say except, “Hats off to you, Julia!”
Matt Damon is one of the most accomplished Hollywood actors ever, but this did not stop him from falling for Luciana Barroso, who was a bartender when they first met.
Luciana’s open and honest demeanor won the actor over, and the two got married within no time. Luciana does not come from a glamourous world, but she has learned the ropes well enough in the past 15 years.
Tom Selleck had all of his co-workers confused when he suddenly became obsessed with the West End musical Cats. However, they soon figured out the reason for this obsession. It was Jillie Joan Mack!
The two began with a dinner date and ended up in each other’s arms – for more than 34 years. Jillie stayed by Tom Selleck throughout everything, including the red carpet at the Emmy’s and the Hollywood Walk of Fame!
Michael J. Fox shot to stardom with the popular ABC sitcom, “Spin City.” This popular Hollywood actor is married to the beautiful Tracy Pollan, who has given a stellar performance in “Family Ties.”
The duo met on the sets while shooting, and they solidified their relationship during the making of “Bright Lights, Big City.” The couple has been together for more than 33 years and even has four bright children in their family.
Ringo Starr is a musician that will go down as one of the best drummers in the world, thanks to his iconic role in the band, “The Beatles.” Ringo met Barbara Bach in 1980 and immediately fell in love with this James Bond heroine.
The two got hitched in just a year, and they have since been together for more than 37 years. It really does look like a fairytale relationship, and we are happy for this fantastic couple!
Meryl Streep is one of the most recognized names in Hollywood, and let’s be honest, in the rest of the world as well. This is the actress with the most number of Academy Awards under her belt and an amazing husband to boot!
Streep and her husband, Don Grummer, have been going strong for more than 40 years, and they are determined to keep their relationship away from the paparazzi and the public.
Ozzy Osbourne and his wife, Sharon, have shared a wonderful and happy relationship for more than 39 years, mainly because they make it a point to resolve every issue that comes their way.
This couple met each other for the first time in 1971, after which they got married in 1982. They even have a beautiful daughter, Kelly Osbourne, who is the pride and joy of the family.
Michelle Pfeiffer met her husband, David E. Kelley, on a blind date in 1993, where they immediately fell in love. The duo got married to each other that same year and recently celebrated their 28th year as a married couple.
It wasn’t long into their marriage before Michelle gave birth to a beautiful girl – 9 months to be exact!
Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa have not been successful in hiding the fantastic chemistry that they have shared these past 30 years (and counting). The two began a business relationship when they collaborated for E Street Band.
The business relationship soon turned into a whirlwind romance, but the couple had to wait until 1991 to get married, three years after Springsteen’s divorce from his ex-wife.
No film-lover in the world doesn’t know the name, Warren Beatty. He is a legend of his own making, and he is one of the rarest talents in the film industry to date. Of course, this just made it easier for him to sweep Annette Bening off her feet.
Warren Beatty is infamous as a womanizer, but Annette’s faith in him did not waver a single second. The two have been together for more than 29 years – an achievement indeed!
Melissa Gilbert, the actress popular for “Little House on the Prairie,” found love in a bar, where she met Timothy Busfield, who was soon about to become her husband. The two have been married since 2013, despite having known each other for 20 long years.
The reason they struck up a relationship just a few years ago is the chance encounter the two had at a bar. Sparks flew, and there was no going back!
Phoebe Cates became a superstar overnight due to her role in the film “Fast Times at Ridgemont High.” She now has millions of fans from all over the world, but for her, there’s only one man.
Phoebe Cates and Kevin Kline met when Phoebe was merely 19 years old. However, the two have had one of the best relationships ever, despite their age gap of 16 years and been married since 1989.
Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. have been together since 2002. The duo met while filming the movie “I Know What You Did Last Summer” and began dating.
The couple then got hitched in 2002 and have worked hard at making their relationship tick. The two are indeed an inspiration for new couples out there, which hardly comes as a surprise!
Alan and Denise Jackson met in high school and remained sweethearts until their wedding in 1979. They faced some rough years right initially, but the duo has stuck with each other through thick and thin.
Did you know that Denise was actually instrumental in giving a leg up to Alan’s career? That’s right, when she worked as a flight attendant. She managed to hand Alan the business card of Glen Campbell.
Is there anybody in this world who doesn’t know who Cindy Crawford is? This popular model is known for her roles in movies such as “Unzipped,” “Fair Game,” and “The Simian Line.”
Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber actually got together over some tequila shots at a nightclub, and it came as no surprise to anyone when the couple decided to invest in a tequila business later in their lives!
You know who we’re talking about. Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias, of course! This sensational couple is not officially married. However, their love is just as strong as any other married couple out there.
The duo felt the initial attraction when Anna appeared in “Escape,” which is one of Enrique’s music videos. The two have been together for more than 17 years now.
Keith Richards, a member of the iconic rock band, “The Rolling Stone,” is one of the most famous musicians of all time. Richards happened to meet the love of his life, Patti Hensen, in 1979 when she was celebrating her birthday.
It only took another encounter a few months later to convince them that they were truly meant for each other. They got married in 1983 and now have two beautiful kids to boast of!
Amy Adams has won a huge list of accolades for her inspiring work as an actress, including 2 Golden Globe awards, 6 Oscars, and even 6 British Academy awards. This woman is a real-life wonder woman, and her husband Darren Le Gallo agrees.
The two have been together for almost 17 years (married since 2015), and they are indeed a match made in heaven. The duo shares a daughter named Aviana, who is just as beautiful as her mother.
Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner have been together for almost 46 years, nearly a whole lifetime. Tomlin and Wagner met in 1972 when Wagner turned out to be the helping hand that she needed for the show, “Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In.”
2013 is when this beautiful couple got hitched, and the secret to their long and happy relationship is admiration and respect!
“The Newlywed Game” and “Card Sharks” are what brought immense popularity to television host Bob Eubanks. He has been married to Deborah James since 2004, and the two are just as in love with each other as any other pair of lovebirds out there.
2004 is when the duo got married, and soon after, they welcomed the birth of a son. Eubanks still actively takes an interest in the entertainment industry while James takes care of Bella Vita Events, which is her own organization.
Rod Stewart is a rock legend, and there is hardly going to be any musician in this world who doesn’t look towards him for inspiration. He met supermodel Penny Lancaster in 1999 and began dating her then.
Rod was 27 years older than this young supermodel, but she paid no heed to his age. The two became man and wife in 2007 and welcomed their first child four years later.
David Beckham and Victoria Beckham have got it all – fame, fortune, and love. David Beckham is an internationally recognized football player, while Victoria Beckham is a famous singer and fashion designer.
Everybody thought that this is one relationship that wouldn’t last. However, David and Victoria soon proved the world long with their 22-year long marriage!
Richard Gere is known all over Hollywood for his legendary roles in movies such as “Pretty Woman,” “Runaway Bride,” “Chicago” and so on. Although he is known to be somewhat of a ladies’ man, he has snapped up the beautiful Alejandra Silva after two failed marriages.
Silva is a Spanish activist, and the duo welcomed their first child in 2019, who is sure to receive the best care in the world.