50 Of The Longest-Lasting Celebrity Relationships

By Taylor Fields

February 9, 2021

What is the secret to a long-lasting relationship? Some of your favorite celebrities actually know! Because they’ve been with their significant others for quite a long time.

From Dolly Parton and her husband Carl Dean, to Denzel and Pauletta Washington, to Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, to Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, these iconic celebrity couples’ relationships have stood the test of time, lasting decades in many cases — total #relationshipgoals to say the least!

Keep scrolling to find out about some of these beautiful love stories, and just how long these relationships have lasted.

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Amy Adams and Darren Le Gallo: These two might’ve met in 2001, but they didn’t get hitched until 2015! The couple has been in love for 21 years.
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Courtney B. Vance and Angela Bassett: Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance met in 1980 and married in 1997. They’ve been together now for 42 years with twins of their own!
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Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova: Iglesias and Kournikova met in 2001. No one knows whether these two are married but the happy couple have been together for 21 years now.
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Jay Z and Beyonce: The iconic couple met in 1999 and wed in 2008, they’ve been together for about 22 years now. Queen B has explained that what they have is real, which is why they’re very private about their relationship, “It’s not about interviews or getting the right photo op.”
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Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones: This famous couple has been together for 23 years. Despite their brief break in 2013, they’re both willing to work on any problems that come up in their marriage.
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John Legend and Chrissy Teigen: In 2006, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend met on the set of one of Legend’s music videos. They officially got married in 2013 and the rest is history! They’ve been together for 16 years and are major couple goals.
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Rande Gerber and Cindy Crawford: In 1998, the supermodel married Rande Gerber in a top secret wedding. They’ve been together for 24 years and have two children together, Kaia and Presley.
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Denzel and Pauletta Washington: Although Pauletta rejected Denzel’s proposal a number of times, the couple got hitched in 1983. They’ve been happily married for almost 41 years!
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Don Cheadle and Brigid Coulter: Although Don Cheadle and Brigid Coulter have been dating since 1992, but they didn’t tie the knot until 2016! The couple has been together for 30 years.
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Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman: Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman met at the University of Pennsylvania in 1993. Although she didn’t think she’d marry him at first, the two wed in 2003. They have two sons together and have been together for 28 years.
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Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi: Ellen and Portia met in 2004 and wed in 2008. Ellen sees her wife as her best friend. They’ve been together for 17 years.
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Elton John and David Furnish: Elton John and David Furnish were attracted to each other from the very beginning, they fell in love very quickly. Elton loves that Furnish can embrace him rather than allowing fame to intimidate him. They wed as soon as same-sex marriage was made legal in Britain. They’ve been together for 29 years.
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Freddie Prinze Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar: Although these two met in 1997 on the set of I Know What You Did Last Summer, they didn’t start dating until 2000. They wed in 2001 and have been together ever since. Their relationship has for 22 years, still going strong!
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Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart: Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart met in 2002 at the Golden Globe Awards. Harrison was in love!! The two got married in 2009 and have been together for a total of 20 years.
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Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness: In 1995, Hugh Jackman met Deborra-Lee Furness on his first film set. They got married the following year. They’ve done everything together for the past 27 years!
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Christopher Guest and Jamie Lee Curtis: Jamie Lee Curtis knew she wanted to marry Christopher Guest from first glance. In 1984, Curtis literally pointed at him in a magazine and said ‘I’m going to marry that man.’ Although he never called when her agent set up a date, they later saw each other at a restaurant and set up a date the next day. They married that same year and have been together for 38 years.
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Jeff Bridges and Susan Geston Bridges: In 1975, Jeff Bridges laid eyes on the love of his life while on the set of Rancho Deluxe. He has been head over heels for Susan Geston ever since their first dance. She might’ve turned him down at first, but the couple got married in 1977 and have been together for 47 years!
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Jerry and Jessica Seinfeld: Jerry and Jessica Seinfeld have been married since 1999. They’ve been together for the last 23 years. What's their secret? A sense of humor, of course!
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John Corbett and Bo Derek: Can you believe these two met on a blind date? They’ve been together since 2002, making it 20 years for this couple!
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Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann: This power couple got married just a year after they met. In fact, Judd Apatow called Leslie Mann “The Future Mrs. Apatow” after she auditioned for The Cable Guy. He was right! They’ve been together for 25 years.
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Brad Hall: Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Brad Hall met in the early 80’s while they were attending Northwestern. They got hitched in 1987 and have been together for about 40 years! Julia felt lucky to find Brad so early in life and believes her family has helped her survive in the industry.
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Julia Roberts and Danny Moder: Julia Roberts and Danny Moder met in 2000 and got married in 2002. They've been together for 22 years. Roberts has revealed that kissing is the secret to their marriage!
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Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell: Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell have been together for 15 years. They met in 2007 and married in 2013. Shepard’s advice for marriage is to keep the spark alive, so far it’s worked for them!
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Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn: These two cuties have been together since 1983. Despite not being wed to each other, they’re in it for the long haul! They've been together for 39 years.
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LeBron James and Savannah Brinson: These lovebirds have been dating since they were teenagers! How cute is that? They met in 2002 and finally wed in 2013. LeBron and Savannah Brinson have been together for 20 years and have three children together.
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Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner: These ladies reportedly met in 1972. After 42 years together, they married in 2014. Despite only being married for almost nine years now, the couple have been together for 50!
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Lisa Kudrow and Michael Stern: Kudrow and Stern met in 1987 while Stern was dating one of her friends at the time. Six years later these two started dating, then got married in 1995. Kudrow revealed that they committed to making their marriage work, as a result, given their bond, their love has taken another shape. They’ve been together for 29 years now!
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Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard: Gyllenhaal and Sarsgaard have been together since 2002. They decided to get married in 2009 and have two daughters. The actors have been together for 20 years now!
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Matt Damon and Luciana Barroso: Matt Damon met his wife in Miami in 2003, then they got married in 2005. The couple have a two week rule because Damon doesn’t like being apart from his soulmate, aw!! They’ve been together for 19 years.
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Maya Rudolph and Paul Thomas Anderson: This ultra famous duo may have not tied the knot, but Rudolph still considers him to be her husband. I mean, they have been in a relationship since 2001! Not only have they been together for almost 21 years, but they have four kids together too.
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Meryl Streep and Don Gummer: Meryl Streep met Don Gummer in 1978. The couple has been together for 44 years and have four children. During her 2012 Oscars speech, Meryl thanked Don and made sure to let him know that everything that she values most in her life he’s given her.
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Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka: Harris and Burtka went on a movie date in 2004 and have been together ever since! Although they didn’t get married until 2014, the couple have been together for 18 years.
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Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne: Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne were made for each other! They met in 1979 and got married in 1982. Their daughter Kelly believes they are “the definition of true love”. The couple has been together for 43 years and plan on renewing their vows.
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Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach: In 1980, Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach met while filming the movie Caveman together. Starr knew that he loved the Bond girl by the time they were done with the shoot. The couple got married in 1981 and have been together for 41 years!
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Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher: This funny couple met in 2002. Isla Fisher has said that meeting Sacha was like ‘winning the lottery’. They got married in 2010 and have been together for 20 years!
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Samuel L. Jackson and LaTanya Richardson: Attending different universities didn’t keep these two from being together! These college sweethearts met in 1970 and got married in 1980. The committed couple have been together for 52 years!
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Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker: These icons met in 1991 and wed in 1997. Although they are private about their relationship, Broderick admitted that communication was the secret to their relationship. They will be celebrating their 31 year anniversary!
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Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller: Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller met in 2004. They dated for six years before tying the knot in 2010. Rogen has attributed their successful marriage to watching a lot of television. They’ve been together for 18 years!
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Snoop Dogg and Shante Taylor: Snoop Dogg and Shante Taylor are high school sweethearts. Although they divorced in 2004, they remarried in 2008. He realized he had to love the woman that loved him and had his kids. They’ve been together now for about 33 years.
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Steve Carrell and Nancy Walls: Steve Carrell met Nancy Walls in 1995 while teaching an improv class at Chicago’s Second City. The funny duo got married that same year and have been together for 27 years since!
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Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen: Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen got married in 1995. Danson believes their relationship has helped him know what it’s like to love and be loved. They’ve been together for 27 years and are happier than ever!
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Tim McGraw and Faith Hill: These country stars first met in 1994, then toured together in 1996. Faith Hill called things off with her then-fiancé after she kissed McGraw on tour. They married that same year, had three children together, and will be celebrating their 26th anniversary!
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Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond: This funny couple met in 1994 thanks to Second City Comedy. They got married seven years later and have been together for 28 years.
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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson: Tom and Rita met on the set of Volunteers in 1988. It only took a year for these two to get married. Now they’ve been together for 33!
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David and Victoria Beckham: It was love at first sight, Posh Spice gave David Beckham her number in 1997. The ‘it couple’ got married in 1999 and have been together for 25 years!
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Viola Davis and Julius Tennon: Viola Davis revealed that she was so lonely once, she prayed for a husband. Three and a half weeks later she met Julius Tennon! They got married in 2003 and have been together for about 20 years.
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Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith: This iconic couple got married in 1997. They met when Jada Pinkett Smith auditioned to play one of Will’s girlfriends on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. In 2020, Jada made a very public confession on her show, Red Table Talk, where she openly discussed her 'entanglement' with singer August Alsina while she and Smith were separated. Despite their rocky history, the couple has been going strong for over 25 years.
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William H. Macy and Felicity Huffman: Before getting married, these two were on and off for 15 years. They’ve been married for 25 years now but they’ve been together for about 40! Felicity adores her husband and believes she lucked out.
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Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick: Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick initially met in the 70's when Kevin was in a play and Kyra introduced herself. They then worked together on the PBS film, Lemon Sky, In 1987. At first Kyra claimed he wasn’t her type but in 1988 they were married so he must have charmed her! They have been together for 35 years.
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Dolly Parton and Carl Dean: Dolly Parton met Carl Dean in 1964. They got married two years later and have been together for 58 years now. Dolly claims being complete opposites helps keep their relationship fun and surprising.
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