13 Famous Women Who Got Married Once and It Seems to Be Forever

4 years ago

It’s not that easy to build a strong relationship and a long-lasting marriage is a really rare phenomenon, especially with celebrities. But even among the stars, there are women who have managed to keep their love strong through the years.

Bright Side is really inspired by these women whose tight relationships with their husbands are still safe and sound and time can’t stop them from being happy.

13. Salma Hayek: 10 years of marriage

Salma met her future husband, businessman François-Henri Pinault, in Venice in 2006. They celebrated their wedding in 2009 at the La Fenice Theater.

12. Beyoncé: 11 years of marriage

The love story of Beyoncé and Jay-Z (his real name is Shawn Corey Carter) began with a partnership. In 2002, they worked on the song ’03 Bonnie & Clyde, Jay-Z also appeared on her single Crazy in Love. The couple then got married in 2008.

11. Jessica Alba: 11 years of marriage

Jessica and Cash Warren started dating in 2004 on the set of Fantastic Four. In 2008, Alba and Warren got married. The actress thinks that the key to a strong relationship is spending as much time together as possible and creating a romantic atmosphere.

10. Claudia Schiffer: 17 years of marriage

Claudia married film producer Matthew Vaughn 16 months after they’d met. Their wedding took place in Suffolk County (Great Britain) in 2002. The couple also bought land there.

9. Sarah Michelle Gellar: 17 years of marriage

Sarah Michelle Gellar met her future husband, Freddie Prinze, Jr., on the set of I Know What You Did Last Summer in 1996. They got married on September 1, 2002. They always work on their relationship, which is why it’s so strong.

8. Catherine Zeta-Jones: 19 years of marriage

Catherine Zeta-Jones met her future husband, Michael Douglas, at the Deauville Film Festival in France in August 1998. 2 years later, the actress married her beloved.

7. Sarah Jessica Parker: 22 years of marriage

Sarah met Matthew Broderick at a party in New York City in 1991. They’d been dating for 6 years before they decided to get married in 1997. The actress thinks that partners should respect each other and never compete in order to have a long-lasting and healthy relationship.

6. Cate Blanchett: 23 years of marriage

Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton met in Sydney in 1996 when she was studying at the National Institute of Dramatic Arts. One year later, Cate and Andrew became husband and wife. Blanchett claims that her family’s happiness depends on common interests and the absence of secrets.

5. Lisa Kudrow: 24 years of marriage

Lisa has known her husband Michel Stern, an advertising executive, since 1987. In 1995, the couple got married.

4. Kyra Sedgwick: 31 years of marriage

Kyra and Kevin Bacon met on the set of Lemon Sky in 1987. One year later, he became her husband.

3. Rita Wilson: 31 years of marriage

Rita met her future husband Tom Hanks on the set of Bosom Buddies in 1981. They got married in 1988. Wilson is sure that it’s important to take part in each other’s lives to make a marriage happy.

2. Jamie Lee Curtis: 35 years of marriage

Jamie’s husband is Christopher Guest, an actor and a songwriter. Curtis fell in love with him when she saw his photo from the film This Is Spinal Tap. So she said, “I’m going to marry this guy.” 5 months later, she kept her word.

1. Meryl Streep: 41 years of marriage

In 1987, Meryl got into a difficult life situation and turned to a friend of her brother’s, Don Gummer, for support. Streep lived in his house and wanted to move out as soon as Don returned home from Europe. But when he returned, he convinced her to stay. They got married. Meryl always shares all of her problems and fears that worry her with her husband and thinks it’s the key to a good relationship.

Do you know any other examples of long-lasting and strong marriages?

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I find it more interesting to read about long lasting marriages of different people, than those news about celebrities changing partners every month. Good stories about strong love are inspiring
Do you guys agree with me?

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