How often do we see celebrity couples that last a lifetime? The world of glamour can also be harsh and ruthless, taking a toll on human relationships. It is very common for stars to lose their sense of self and cut down connections because of the intense pressure of stardom.
Here are 16 celebrity couples who chose to stand by each other no matter what and gave us some serious relationship goals:
1. Adriano Celentano and Claudia Mori
Fifty-one years of togetherness and they are still madly in love! Yes, Adriano Celentano and Claudia Mori have been married for half a century and their friends are in awe. They look adorable together, don’t you think?
2. Keith Richards and Patti Hansen
It is easy for someone to say they will follow you into the dark but this couple has lived up to their promise. Richards and Hansen have been together for more than three decades now and are still going strong. “Keith saved me,” says Hansen who has gone through some really dark times. Richards has always been supportive and tried to instill their lives with positive energy.
3. Michael Caine and Shakira Baksh
Four decades and they still look so happy; that is our definition of a healthy relationship. Guess what brought them together? Coffee! Not on a date, but an advertisement. Michael saw Shakira in a TV ad and was so smitten that he found her out! Now that’s an interesting love story.
4. Ozzy Osbourne and Sharon Osbourne
We have often heard people say that hardships make love stronger but usually, it ends in separation. This couple proved that true love conquers all. Osbourne lost his position in the band and Sharon took the responsibility of his work. The duo has been married for more than three decades now and has three beautiful kids.
5. Samuel L. Jackson and LaTanya Richardson
The couple admits that they have been to hell and back. 36 years of marriage is no mean feat!
6. Sting and Trudie Styler
1982 was the year these two lovebirds met and they never stayed apart. Sting believes the true miracle of life is when someone you love loves you back and that’s why you are so happy!
7. Jaime Lee Curtis and Christopher Guest
Do you think love, at first sight, is for Romeo and Juliet? Not for them! Curtis saw a picture of Guest in a magazine and was smitten. The duo soon met, fell in love, and have been happily married ever since.
8. Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick
This couple took it slow and steady. They dated for a while and Kyra was not too sure. Kevin’s persistence won her over and they’ve been happily married for more than two decades!
9. Hugh Laurie and Jo Green
They have faced a lot of hardships but have never given up on each other. They strongly believe that they belong together and that is the secret to their lasting relationship.
10. Lisa Kudrow and Michel Stern
The Friends star met Stern way back in 1987. They dated for a while before getting married and look absolutely adorable together.
11. Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber
Married for two decades, Cindy believes they are going strong because their love blossomed from a friendship.
12. Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr.
The secret to a lasting celebrity marriage according to this couple is to protect it from the paparazzi. They spend their time together and are rarely seen in public.
13. James Belushi and Jennifer Sloan
James believes that Jennifer taught him how to love. Isn’t this heartwarming? The couple has been married for 18 years.
14. Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor
A love affair that began with a party? Yes, that’s how these two lovebirds met! Ben, being a true romantic, believes that Christine is his princess. They’ve been together for 17 years.
15. Beyoncé and Jay Z
These two bonded over music and keep their relationship away from the eyes of the press. That is how it has worked for these 14 years!
16. Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Levin
Love is the strongest drug they say and for Robert, it is true. 13 years with Susan has been nothing short of a miracle for him, he says.
Next time you become serious about a relationship, do not shy away from commitment. Things might go wrong, but you need to take risks before you ultimately reach your destination.