15 Movies That Ended in Marriage for the Stars
Brad and Angelina became one of the hottest couples after falling for each other while filming Mr. and Mrs. Smith. However other celebrities also found their other half while shooting, like Penelope Cruz, Tom Hanks, and Julia Roberts. And some of these guys have been married for 30 years, proving that you never know when Cupid’s arrow will strike.
Bright Side is celebrating these stars, with the added bonus of celebrities who found love on some of our favorite TV series.
Mr. & Mrs. Smith — Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie
This is the movie that famously ended Brad Pitt’s 5-year marriage with Jennifer Aniston. Later, Pitt and Angelina Jolie split in 2016 after a 12-year relationship and 2 years of marriage. They also had 6 children together — 3 of them were adopted.
Days of Thunder — Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman
After meeting in 1989 while filming together, they started an 11-year marriage together and adopted 2 children. However, they divorced in 2001, and Nicole Kidman is now happily married to Keith Urban.
Vicky Cristina Barcelona — Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem
This dream couple first set eyes on each other in 1992 while filming together. It took many years before they took things to the next level when they met on the set of the 2008 film, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, and started their romance. They got married in 2010 and have 2 children together now.
Daredevil — Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck
When this couple fell in love while filming together in 2002, Jennifer Garner was married to Scott Foley, and Ben Affleck was dating Jennifer Lopez. However, they soon started a relationship together and ended up marrying. They were married for 10 years and had 3 children together before separating in 2017.
Cleopatra — Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton
While filming in Italy in 1962, the iconic Hollywood star fell for the Welsh actor, Richard Burton. Although they were both married, their love for each other was strong and they soon married in 1964. They split after 11 years and divorced for good after 12 years when they remarried for less than a year.
Dream House — Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz
This A-list couple has been married since 2011, and in 2018, they welcomed their first child together after hooking up during the 2011 movie.
Black Swan — Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied
Natalie Portman met her husband while filming in 2010. Benjamin Millepied was working as a dancer and choreographer for the movie when they hit it off and fell for each other. They were engaged in 2010, and by 2012, they tied the knot. They now have 2 children together.
The Place Beyond the Pines — Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling
Rumors that this beautiful couple was an item started in 2011 when they starred in the movie together. They have been very private about their relationship, but we do know that they’ve been together for 9 years and have 2 children together today.
Green Lantern — Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively
This iconic duo came to be after meeting while filming in 2010, and they began dating in 2011. By 2012, they were married and they haven’t looked back since. Today, they’re still happily married and live together with their 3 kids.
I Know What You Did Last Summer — Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr.
These stars have been together for a whopping 18 years and counting. They first fell in love while acting alongside each other in the 1997 movie, and now they have 2 children together.
Step Up — Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan
This on-screen couple tied the knot in real life after finishing filming. They were married for almost 9 years and had a child together in 2013. Unfortunately, they called it quits in 2018 and split up.
Evening — Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy
This couple first met in 2007 on the set of the film they were both starring in and announced their marriage in 2009. They now have 2 children together and are still happily married.
The Light Between Oceans — Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander
These 2 found love while filming together in Australia and New Zealand in 2014, and they married soon after in 2017. They’re still happily married to this day.
The Mexican — Julia Roberts and Danny Moder
Julia Roberts met her husband while filming in 2000 and married him shortly afterward in 2002. Daniel Moder is a cinematographer and was also working on the movie, The Mexican. They are still together and have 3 children together.
Bonus: Stars that met on TV series
Bosom Buddies — Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson
It’s hard to think of a more inspirational couple than these guys. They first acted together in a 1981 episode of Bosom Buddies and fell in love with each other. The next year, they went public. They got married in 1988, and since then, they’ve become an iconic Hollywood couple, withstanding the test of time.
Game of Thrones — Kit Harington and Rose Leslie
Orange Is the New Black — Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli
These 2 fell deeply in love while working together — Lauren Morelli wrote for the series and Samira Wiley acted in it. In 2017, they got married after Lauren Morelli famously split from her husband for Samira.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer — Alyson Hannigan and Alexis Denisof
This couple has been married since 2003 after having acted together for 1 season in 1999. They have been happily married ever since and even welcomed 2 children into the world.
Where did you meet your soulmate? Did you know how these celebrities met their partners?