Hollywood Couples Who Have Been Together the Longest
It seems like there are shocking celebrity breakups every year, but it's not hard to also find inspiring love stories in Hollywood. Couples like Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka and Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are proving two people can grow together in marriages. And then there are duos who withstand the test of time even without a marriage license. Take, for instance, Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell, two stars who don't want to get married but whose commitment hasn't seemed to waver in over 30 years. Keep reading to see every loving pair who's in it to win it!
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson
The actors were first linked after they met on the set of Bosom Buddies. In 1988, the pair made it official.
Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick
SJP reportedly dated John F. Kennedy Jr. before she and Matthew hit it off in 1991. The actors married in 1997.
Amy Adams and Darren Le Gallo
Amy linked up with the actor and artist in 2002 and got engaged to him in 2008, ultimately tying the knot in May 2015.
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith
The actress caught the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star's eye when she auditioned for the role of his girlfriend in 1994. Jada didn't get the role, but she became his real-life wife in 1997.
Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell
One of Hollywood's most enduring romances started in 1983. The couple has not yet felt the need to get a marriage certificate.
Denzel and Pauletta Washington
They've been inseparable since 1977, but Denzel had to propose to his wife multiple times before she finally agreed to marry him in 1983.
Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard
The actors met at a dinner party in 2002 and married in 2009.
Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller
They've been together since 2004. The two started a new chapter of their relationship with their breathtaking wedding in 2011, one year after getting engaged.
Meryl Streep and Don Gummer
The Oscar winner met her artist husband in 1978 after her partner John Cazale died. Meryl and Don went on to get married later that year.
Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness
The duo has been married since 1996, a year after they first set eyes on each other.
Tina Turner and Erwin Bach
Erwin had been Tina's longtime boyfriend since the mid-1980s. In 2013, they decided it was time to make it official, tying the knot in a star-studded wedding in Switzerland.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Brad Hall
Brad has seen Julia take on several roles over the years since they met as students at Northwestern University. The two got married in 1987.
Jerry and Jessica Seinfeld
The funny man and his entrepreneurial wife were engaged for a year before they married in late 1999.
Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan
They met when Tracy played Michael's first love interest on Family Ties. The stars made it official in 1988, one year before Back to the Future Part II was released.
Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher
The man who gave us Borat met Isla in 2002. They waited eight years to get married.
Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman
Elizabeth and Max were college sweethearts before they got married in 2003.
Viola Davis and Julius Tennon
The two met in the early 2000s after Viola prayed for the right man to come into her life. Viola and Julius's relationship blossomed, and they married in 2003.
Rachel Zoe and Rodger Berman
"I met Rachel in the summer of 1991. She was 19, and I was 22," Rodger wrote in a piece about their life together in Harper's Bazaar. They've been married since 1996.
Sting and Trudie Styler
The couple waited 10 years to get married after connecting in 1982.
Bryan Cranston and Robin Dearden
The actors have been keeping their flame burning since the 1980s. They exchanged vows in 1989.
Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond
The private couple met in 1994 and got married in 2001.
Tom Ford and Richard Buckley
Tom was 25 and Richard was 38 when the two first met at a fashion show in 1986, igniting a romance Tom went into detail discussing for a story in Out magazine in 2011.
Joel McHale and Sarah Williams
The low-key couple married in 1996.
Matt and Luciana Damon
The actor and former bartender reportedly met in 2003 during production of Stuck on You in South Florida. Matt married Luciana the following year.
Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance
Angela reportedly met her husband-to-be at the Yale School of Drama in 1980, long before she became an award-winning actress. They finally hit it off the following decade and married in 1997.
David and Victoria Beckham
The former Spice Girl's whirlwind romance with David kicked off in 1997 and culminated in marriage in 1999.
Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany
The couple met while filming 2001's A Beautiful Mind and tied the knot in 2003.
Lisa Kudrow and Michel Stern
The Friends actress reportedly knew the French advertising executive six years before their marriage in 1995.
Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr.
A romance between the two heartthrobs sparked in 2000. They got engaged the following year and said "I do" in 2002.
Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick
After meeting on the set of Lemon Sky, Kevin and Kyra tied the knot in 1988, the same year the movie was released.
Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber
The supermodel and businessman married in 1998, three years after her divorce from Richard Gere.
Elton John and David Furnish
The singer and his partner became an item in 1993. In 2005, they entered a civil partnership recognized by England, and they legally married in 2014.
Mark Wahlberg and Rhea Durham
Fun fact: Mark and Rhea's first date was at a church. They spent the following eight years together before marrying in 2009.
Beyoncé and Jay Z
Beyoncé said she was 19 when she began dating Jay, meaning their relationship started in either 1999 or 2000. They took their time developing the relationship, though, and didn't get married until 2008.
Steve and Nancy Carell
The hilarious pair met when Nancy took Steve's improv class for The Second City comedy troupe in Chicago. The relationship heated up outside the classroom, and Steve married Nancy in 1995.
Oprah Winfrey and Stedman Graham
Oprah and her tall, handsome man were engaged in 1992, six years after they started dating, but they never felt the need to go through with it.
Brooke Shields and Chris Henchy
Brooke's previous marriage to Andre Agassi provided plenty of gossip fodder in the '90s, but it's been smooth sailing in her low-key relationship with Chris ever since the two tied the knot in 2001.
Julia Roberts and Danny Moder
The actress met the cameraman on the set of The Mexican in 2000. Danny put a ring on it in 2002.
Snoop Dogg and Shante Broadus
The rapper and his wife are high school sweethearts. They married in 1997 and this year celebrated being together for 25 years.
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka reportedly started dating in 2004. They made it official with a wedding in Italy in September 2014.