Hollywood marriages are notorious for their over-in-an-eye-blink durations. Yet some Tinseltown couples have bucked that trend and stayed hitched for decades. In fact, some duos have been with the same partner for 20 years or more.
Emily Blunt and John Krasinski
Married: July 10, 2010 (11 years)
As Emily Blunt reviews, “The Office” star and “The Devil Wears Prada” entertainer had a somewhat mediocre first gathering in an eatery in 2008. After a year they were locked in, and in 2010, wedded at Villa D’Este on Italy’s Lake Como. The pair has cooperated in the awfulness highlight films “A Quiet Place” and “A Quiet Place 2.” But in private life, the two live cheerfully with their two girls.
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban
Married: June 25, 2006 (15 years)
After Australian local Nicole Kidman left her all around announced association with Tom Cruise, she met individual Aussie Keith Urban in 2005 at a lunch get-together regarding their country. After two years the entertainer and the country artist got married in Australia. Metropolitan conquered his fight with habit right off the bat in the marriage. The pair have two girls.
Julia Roberts and Daniel Moder
Married: July 4, 2002 (19 years)
Julia Roberts and cinematographer Daniel Moder met on the arrangement of “The Mexican.” Their romantic tale had somewhat of a shameful start, as she was dating entertainer Benjamin Bratt at that point and he was hitched. Yet, after Moder and his significant other separated in 2002, Roberts and Moder strolled down the walkway in New Mexico. Twins Phinnaeus and Hazel were brought into the world to the couple in 2004, trailed by child Henry in 2007.
Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas
Married: Nov 18, 2000 (20 years)
Oscar winner Michael Douglas gave up the dating life when he met Welsh actress Catherine Zeta-Jones. And they’ve made it last even through some rough patches after his diagnosis of throat cancer. Last year, Zeta-Jones and Douglas celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary. The couple has a son and daughter.
Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond
Married: June 3, 2001 (20 years)
Actress Tina Fey dated her better half, writer and melodic chief Jeff Richmond, for a very long time prior to strolling down the passageway in 2001. Notwithstanding Fey’s kooky satire, Richmond told “Vanity Fair” their marriage works since it’s “marginal exhausting – positively.” They share two little girls.
Victoria Adams and David Beckham
Married: July 4, 1999 (22 years)
The matchup between Posh Spice of the Spice Girls and the U.K.’s reigning soccer king in the late 1990s sent the English tabloids into a frenzy. But fashion designer Victoria Adams and David Beckham have stayed together for 22 years despite constant public attention, and are raising a family of three.
Jada Pinkett and Will Smith
Married: Dec 31, 1997 (23 years)
Actor and rap star Will Smith first laid eyes on Jada Pinkett when she appeared on his sitcom, “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air” in 1990. But they didn’t marry until 1997. They’ve overcome some public troubles and a separation, but have remained steadfast as they raise three children.
Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick
Married: May 19, 1997 (24 years)
“Sex and the City” star Sarah Jessica Parker and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” star Matthew Broderick met in the early 1990s when both were working on Broadway. They started dating in 1992, and got hitched in 1997. In 1995, the pair starred in the Broadway revival of “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.” But that wasn’t their only collaboration: they have a son and twin daughters.
Leslie Mann and Judd Apatow
Married: June 9, 1997 (24 years)
Judd Apatow met his future wife in 1996 when he was producing “The Cable Guy,” and instantly knew comedienne Leslie Mann was the woman for him. Married in 1997, the couple have two daughters. They’ve also worked together in a number of his films, notably, “Knocked Up” (2007), “17 Again” (2009), and “This Is 40” (2012).
Deborra-Lee Furness and Hugh Jackman
Married: April 11, 1996 (25 years)
Like so many couples, Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness met on a set, in their case, the Australian TV show “Correlli” in 1995. A year later they married in their native land. After struggles with infertility, they have an adopted son and daughter.
Lisa Kudrow and Michel Stern
Married: May 27, 1995 (26 years)
“Friends” star Lisa Kudrow met French-born advertising executive Michel Stern in the 1980s when he was dating her roommate. She was smitten, but kept her distance in respect for her friend. After the roommate and Stern broke up, he and Kudrow met again — at her roommate’s birthday party — and in 1995, they married. They have one son.
Michelle Pfeiffer and David E. Kelley
Married: Nov 13, 1993 (27 years)
Actress Michelle Pfeiffer and TV producer David E. Kelley met on a blind date. Ten months later, they married. But unlike many couples in Hollywood, Pfeiffer and Kelley haven’t worked together, and don’t plan on doing so.
Annette Bening and Warren Beatty
Married: March 3, 1992 (29 years)
Perpetual Hollywood bachelor Warren Beatty dated a string of actresses before settling down with actress Annette Bening. The two first met when Beatty cast her in his 1991 film, “Bugsy.” A year later they married and now share four children.
Kyra Sedgwick and Kevin Bacon
Married: Sept 4, 1988 (32 years)
There’s no degree of separation between actors Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick, who first laid eyes on each other in the 1970s. In 1987, they worked together in the film, “Lemon Sky.” The next year they strode down the aisle, and now parent a son and a daughter.
Tracy Pollan and Michael J. Fox
Married: July 16, 1988 (32 years)
Both Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan were dating other people when they met on the set of his sitcom, “Family Ties.” Pollan was dating Kevin Bacon and Fox actress Nancy McKeon. Those relationships eventually dissolved and Pollan and Fox began dating after filming “Bright Lights, Big City,” released in 1988. They married that same year, and now raise a son, Sam.
Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks
Married: April 30, 1988 (33 years)
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson met on the set of his sitcom, “Bosom Buddies,” in 1981. But it wasn’t until Hanks divorced his first wife in the late 1980s that the two started dating. In 1988, they married, and have endured health challenges such as her breast cancer battle in 2015 and the coronavirus, which struck both of them. They share two sons.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Brad Hall
Married: June 25, 1987 (34 years)
College sweethearts Julia Louis-Dreyfus and actor/writer Brad Hall first met when they attended Northwestern University. After appearing together on “Saturday Night Live,” the pair wed in 1987. They have two grown sons.
Pam Dawber and Mark Harmon
Married: May 21, 1987 (34 years)
“St. Elsewhere” and “NCIS” star Mark Harmon and “Mork and Mindy” star Pam Dawber got hitched in 1987. Although Dawber slowed her career after the birth of her two sons, she recently appeared with her husband on four episodes of “NCIS.”
Jamie Lee Curtis and Christopher Guest
Married: Dec 18, 1984 (36 years)
After seeing Christopher Guest’s photo from the movie “This is Spinal Tap,” Jamie Lee Curtis told a friend she would marry him. And she did. The secret to their 36-year marriage? Curtis says it’s because actor/director Guest makes her feel “safe.” The couple share two adopted children.
Patti Hansen and Keith Richards
Married: Dec 18, 1983 (37 years)
Rolling Stone Keith Richards and model Patti Hansen met in the most late-1970s way — at legendary Studio 54 in 1979. Yet this marriage made in rock ‘n’ roll heaven has managed to buck the trend of brief liaisons, as they’ve been married for over three decades. They’ve raised two daughters in the most un-rock ‘n’ roll-like place, Connecticut.
Pauletta Pearson and Denzel Washington
Married: June 25, 1983 (38 years)
When they met during the filming of “Wilma” in 1997, sparks didn’t initially fly between actor Denzel Washington and actor/singer Pauletta Pearson. A year later they did fly when they re-met at a party. Married in 1983, they later renewed their vows in a ceremony in South Africa officiated by Archbishop Benjamin Tutu. They have four children, each of whom has pursued a career in the film industry.
Alison Stewart and Bono
Married: Aug 21, 1982 (38 years)
Although U2 frontman Bono and his wife activist Alison (Ali) Hewson have been married for 38 years, their relationship began much, much earlier. In fact, Paul David Hewson (as Bono was born) and Stewart met when they were 12 years old and attending school in Dublin. They have four children. While Bono pursues his musical career, Alison works advocates for environmental issues.