10 Celebrity Couples That Prove Long Distance Relationships Can Work
While most Hollywood couples manage to only last for a short period, some lovebirds have survived the test of time. Keeping up with their busy schedules and not letting distance fade the love between them, these lovers are giving us some major relationship goals!
We at Bright Side are celebrating the spirit of love and would like to share with you how these famous couples keep their love alive.
1. Emily Blunt and John Krasinski
When they first met in 2008, the pair fell in love with each other at first sight. But since both of them are busy actors, they were always on a tight schedule. Still, they tried to keep in touch and make their relationship work. In fact, when Emily was busy shooting Mary Poppins Return, John flew to her set every weekend to see her. Now, they’ve been married for almost a decade and have 2 wonderful children together.
2. Victoria and David Beckham
Everybody knows about David Beckham’s, and his wife Victoria’s, perfect love story but not many know about the struggles they’ve faced together. For years, the couple was in a long-distance relationship since David was living in California and Victoria was in London. However, the distance between them never got in the way of their love. They have been married for 20 years now and have 4 children together.
3. Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick
Having been married for more than 22 years now, Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick are the ultimate couple goals. The 2 never let distance bother them very much and have been happily living together since Jessica’s brother first introduced them. The couple has been in a long-distance relationship before and they kind of still are since their schedules keep them apart for weeks at a time, but according to Sarah, the distance only brings them back together stronger than ever.
4. Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler
They’re the cutest young couple — Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler have been together for 7 years and are still going strong. Initially, Vanessa struggled with the long-distance relationship when Austin was shooting in another time zone, but the couple got through it. While most modern relationships are falling apart, how are these 2 doing so well? Butler has the answer. According to him, both of them try to lift each other up and do everything they can to keep their partner happy. Aww!
5. Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton
This powerful couple has been dating since 2015, and both Blake and Gwen never miss a chance to put their affection on display whenever they can. From after parties to award functions, the 2 are always spotted together. After being in a long-distance relationship for years, the inseparable couple just recently moved in together and is rumored to be tying the knot next year. Do we hear wedding bells?
6. Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban
After separating from Tom Cruise, Nicole buried herself in work and battled depression. During the darkest of her days, she met Keith, who fell in love with her at first sight. After dating for a while, the couple made it official and they’ve been together for years. To keep love alive in their long-distance relationship, the couple talks to each other for hours over the phone when they are apart and they make sure they are there for each other. In fact, Keith leaves a love letter for Nicole every time he is away!
7. Ashley Graham and Justin Ervin
Supermodel Ashley and director hubby Justin tied the knot in 2010 and are expecting their first baby together. Even after getting married, the couple’s love was long-distance, as Justin worked in LA while Ashley was in New York. Graham has revealed that traveling regularly to meet each other wasn’t exactly easy, but it was “exciting.”
8. Troian Bellisario and Patrick J. Adams
This relationship started slow, but flowered into a beautiful one. The Suits star was in a long-distance relationship with Pretty Little Liars’ star Troian for over 8 years before they decided to get married. In that span of time, both of them were busy with their individual projects. According to Troian, the distance and hardships were totally worth it and it all worked out because the couple believed in each other.
9. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
Before they made it official, the Royal couple tried their own tips and tricks to deal with distance and missing each other. They met each other secretly as much as they could and implemented a rule that they would not go more than 14 days without seeing each other.
10. Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are undoubtedly one of the internet’s most favorite couples. The 2, known for playfully trolling each other, are still full of love after all these years. But, before they got married, they were best friends first and then in a long-distance relationship. The secret behind their successful love? They try to never work together at the same time. Also, Blake has revealed that they still treat each other like best friends, even after years of marriage and kids!
Have you ever been in a long-distance relationship? Which of the celebrity couples on our list is your favorite? Let us know in the comments!