Celebrating Marriage: Celebrities Who Have Been Together the Longest
2015 has been a rough year for celebrities like Ben Affleck, Megan Fox and Jennifer Garner who ended their marriage and went separate ways. Marriages and relationships in Hollywood can end at the drop of a hat but couples like Jada Pinkett and Will Smith, David and Victoria Beckham are proving that two people can rise in the test of time and grow in their marriage.
Here are some celebrities who have been together since long and are still going strong.
1.Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson
Tom Hanks married to Rita Wilson in 1988. They first met on the sets of Bosom Buddies, and have been married since then. Hanks said, “I don’t think I’ll ever be lonely anymore… that’s how I felt when I met my wife.” He added, “I’ m a lucky man. Rita could have done better, but, you know, every now and again, you win the lottery.”
Hanks feels that they got married for all the right reasons and are perfect for each other.
2.Will Smith and Jada Pinkett
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett have been married for 18 years and have been together for 20. The couple met on the sets of Fresh Prince of Bel-Air when Jada auditioned for the role of his girlfriend. She didn’t get the role, but she won Will’s heart and they got married in 1997.
The couple are now parents to two children, Jaden, 17 and Willow,15. In the past, there have been reports of troubles in the marriage, all of which have been denied by the couple.
3. Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan
Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan got married in 1988 and are counted in the list of Hollywood’s longest-married couples. “It’s like dog years!”, Tracy says for her 27 years of long married life. The couple met when Tracy played Michael’s love interest on Family Ties.
They are now proud parents to four children. Before getting married, Michael was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Their marriage is unaffected by Michael’s health and they feel blessed for their togetherness.
4. Julia Roberts and Danny Moder
Julia Roberts got married to Danny Moder in 2002 after they met on the set of The Mexican. Today, the couple have three children and Julia stays away from the spotlight.
Julia feels that the secret to their happy marriage is kissing.
5. David and Victoria Beckham
The duo started dating in 1997. They are now parents to four children. These lovebirds are still very much together and their love for each other proves that they will not quit.
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