Reading through a celebrity gossip magazine it will not be difficult to notice precarious relationships being spoken about from Hollywood and among the rich and famous. Every week we can hear about the split which comes the cover story. However, one can also come across several celebrity couples who have had lasting relationships. It is a reality that quite a few A-list stars are having longtime lasting relationships with their partners. Let us consider some of the celebrity couples with lasting relationships.
“Love is a promise; love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.”
– John Lennon
Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman
This couple met for the first time in 1953 during jet performance in the Broadway play Picnic, but the relationship only began when they starred in the movie The Long Hot Summer when they fell in love. They were married on January 29, 1958 in Las Vegas and the couple had three daughters. Paul already had a son and two daughters from his previous marriage with Jacqueline Witte. The lasting relationship of this couple endured for five decades until Paul Newman passed away in 2008.
Michael J Fox and Tracy Pollan
As it is common with most celebrity couples Tracy Pollan the actress and Michael J Fox the actor initially starred together within the popular TV sitcom Family Ties before deciding to get married in 1988 and having four children. In 1991 Michael was diagnosed with young onset Parkinson’s disease and decided to go public with the news in 1998. The Michael J Fox foundation for Parkinson’s research was launched by Michael in 2000 to raise money for the funding of the research and the awareness of the disease. His efforts have been appreciated by celebrity gossip magazines who have helped him with plenty of positive coverage.
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith
An audition in 1990 paved the way for Jada Pinkett to meet Will Smith and she was to play Smith’s girlfriend within the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. She wasn’t successful in getting the part, but in return, but Will Smith instead. Their lavish wedding was held in the cloisters in Baltimore which became the subject of celebrity gossip. Their happy marriage has lasted the test of time and they also have two children. Smith is also the father of a son from a previous marriage.
Kelly Ripa And Mark Consuelos
Another example of celebrity couples with lasting relationships is that of actress and cohost of the TVs morning show Live with Regis and Kelly Kelly Ripa and her husband Mark Consuelos. Perhaps they benefited by a change of location because they are not living in Hollywood, but residing in New York City where the morning show is produced. The couple initially met on the set of the soap opera All My Children and have three children together.
David Bowie and Iman
Rock stars and models being a relationship combination are quite common. However Iman and David are undoubtedly the most famous among such celebrity couples. This supermodel from Somalia who has transformed herself into a cosmetics mogul and the rock musician from England were married in 1992. The BBC has reported that Iman has a tattoo of David’s knife on her ankle in honor of her husband. Together they have a daughter Alexandria Zahra, who was born in 2000.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson
Tom Hanks is well known by all of his blockbuster movies, including some highly acclaimed classics. It wasn’t during the filming of his popular movies that he met Rita, but it was when he was working on one of his lesser known films Volunteers that he began a relationship with costar Rita Wilson. They got together in marriage in 1985 and have two children together. Tom Hanks also has two children from a previous marriage.
Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman
Danny is best known for his portrayal on the TV show Taxi and in movies like Batman returns and Get Shorty. Danny has also been involved in direction and one of his movies include The War of The Roses which is about a destructive relationship within the procedure of the divorce. Danny, however, has had a happy marriage since 1982 with actress Rhea Perlman, who was one of the stars within the hit TV show Cheers. This celebrity couple has three children.
“And in the end, the love you take, is equal to the love you make.”
– Paul McCartney
These are some celebrity couples with lasting relationships which are still ongoing. Apart from Paul Newman, who has sadly passed away the others are all continuing with their relationships which seem slated to last for all eternity.