In Hollywood, if a marriage lasts ten years, it is impressive. For some reason, love in Hollywood just doesn’t last as long as it does everywhere else. While the majority of celebrity marriages do end in divorce, some as strong enough to stand the test of time. Here are the longest Hollywood marriages today.
George Lucas and Melody Hobson
Star Wars icon George Lucas met Melody Hobson in 2006 when they were both attending a business conference. At the time, she was the Chair of the Board of Directors at Dreamworks Animation. After meeting, they dated for seven years and then announced their engagement in January 2013. A month after getting engaged, they married at the Lucas Skywalker Ranch. A month later, they had their first child via a surrogate.
Eddie Murphy and Paige Butcher
Eddie and Paige never got married, but they have been dating since 2012, and things are going strong. In May 2016, they had their daughter together named Izzy Oona Murphy. Some people believe that they haven’t married due to Eddie’s horrible luck with marriages.
Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves
Matthew met Camila in 2006. They were dating for around five years before having their first child in 2008, who they named Levi. They had their second child, a daughter named Vida, in 2010. Matthew asked Camila to marry him less than a year later on Christmas Day, and she said yes. The couple was married in June 2010, and six months later, they welcomed Livingston, their third child.
Michael Strahan and Jean Muggli
Michael and Jean got married and had two daughters together. Five years after getting married, things got ugly. Jean accused Micheal of threatening her physical violence and causing her kidney damage. Things got worse, and finally, Michael filed for divorce. He accused Jean of taking $3.3 million from their bank account. She accused him of infidelity and secretly recording her sister while dressing. The judge dismissed the claims and awarded Jean a $15 million settlement, and $18,000 a month in child support.
Cuba Gooding Jr. and Sara Kapfer
Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. met his wife, Sara Kapfer, when they were teenagers. They have been together for three decades, and 22 years as husband and wife. After getting married in 1994, the couple had three children together, Piper, Mason, and Spencer. Sadly, their marriage isn’t going to be happily ever after. The couple legally separated in 2014, and they finalized their divorce three years later. They agreed upon joint custody for Piper, their youngest child.
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
Chrissy and John are one of the cutest people on the planet. She is a supermodel, and he is a singer, and they met in 2007 on the music video set of Stereo. John says that he immediately fell in love with Chrissy’s personality, intelligence, and wittiness. The fact that she is gorgeous was a bonus. John asked Chrissy out right away, and they dated for four years before getting married in 2013. they were married in Italy and welcomed their first child, Luna Simone Stephens, in 2016. Their relationship is still going strong, and they are couple goals for many people who follow them on Snapchat and Instagram.
Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower
Grace was working as a hostess at Mr. Chow in London when she met Robert in 1987. They dated for ten years before getting married. Shortly after, they had their first child, Elliot. In 1997, they filed for divorce but realized that they didn’t want to be apart, The couple stopped the divorce process, and in 2004, they renewed their wedding vows. They also had a second child, Helen Grace, who they had via a surrogate.
Chris Noth and Tara Lynn Wilson
Chris is best known for his role as Mr. Big in Sex In the City. Tara has been in several TV shows, including Frame of Mind and Law and Order: Criminal Intent. The couple started dating in 2004, and in 2008, they welcomed their first child, a son named Orion. The couple married in April 2012, and they have been happy and going strong ever since.
Tina Turner and Erwin Bach
Tina Turner’s first marriage was a tumultuous one. Her first husband, Ike, beat her. Tina didn’t try to hide it, and she became an advocate for domestic abuse. In 1985, she met Erwin at an EMI record label party. She was ready to find love again, and the two started dating. They have been together for 27 years. Tina moved to Zurich to be with him, and she has been living there for 15 years. They finally made it official when they married in a Buddhist ceremony on the shores of Lake Zurich in 2013. There was a star-studded guest list, which included Oprah Winfrey and David Bowie.