Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Longest Hollywood Celebrities Marriages Ever until 2017. The saying “Marriage is forever” has become a saying of the past. Unfortunately, this is especially true of Hollywood marriages. It is difficult for celebrities to know who they can trust, if someone really loves them or is just in it for the money and fame, and to find someone that can handle their work schedules. Some Hollywood celebrity marriages last a few years before the love starts to dwindle and fade, others less than a year, and some only a few months or days. Fortunately, there is good news and marriage is not doomed. Below, you will read about the ten longest Hollywood celebrity marriages that have survived the tests of time and prevailed for twenty-eight years or more.
List of Top 10 Longest Hollywood Celebrities Marriages Ever until 2017
10. 28 Years – Michael J. Fox & Tracy Pollan
Twenty eight years is a long time. Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan have defied the odds of the traditional Hollywood marriage and divorce cycle. The two were married on July 16, 1988. Teo years later, he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. She has stuck by his side through it all. They enjoy life, laugh together, and have fun together. They are the picture perfect image of the perfect, longest Hollywood celebrity marriage that works.
9. 28 Years – Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are famous, successful Hollywood actors that everyone adores and loves. The secret to long-lasting love and marriage for this hot Hollywood couple? They both feel they are the luckiest person alive. They appreciate each other and that is a rare trait to find anymore. The happy couple shares a close bond that you will not find in any other relationship. In a world where divorce is becoming more and more common, Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks are still going strong,
8. 29 Years – Mark Harmon & Pam Dawber
Married n March 21, 1987, only one year after they met for the first time, Mark Harmon and Pam Dawber have been happily married for twenty-nine years. They have two sons together and have tried to keep their relationship and home lives as private as possible for Hollywood celebrities. The two worked together a couple times in the late 1990’s, but for the most part lead separate acting careers, though Pam is not as active in Hollywood these days. They will not reveal their secret to a long lasting, happy relationship. However, whatever their secret is, it is definitely working.
7. 29 Years – Julia Louis-Dreyfus & Brad Hall
Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Brad Hall have been married for twenty-nine years; since 1987. A classic love story, the two met while in college and they were both hired by Saturday Night Live in 1982. For some couples, this closeness could tear the apart. For this power couple, it brought them closer together. They have two children together and both have successful Hollywood careers. When asked, Julia Louis-Dreyfus says the secret to their everlasting happy relationship is that she chose the right man.
6. 31 Years – Christopher Guest & Jamie Lee Curtis
Christopher Guest and Jamie Lee Curtis are Hollywood actors that have the defied the odds and stayed married for thirty one years. Before she even met Christopher Guest, Jamie Lee Curtis had a crush on him after seeing a picture of him in a magazine. They had a chance meeting at a restaurant and were married on December 18, 1984. Of course, everyone is curious and wants to know the secret to this long-lasting marriage. Jamie Lee Curtis’ answer is simple – Don’t get divorced.
5. 33 Years – Denzel Washington & Pauletta Washington
Denzel and Pauletta Washngton are both actors that were married in 1983. This rare, long lasting marriage has thrived and survived for thirty-three years. Denzel Washington claims the secrets to a happy, long lasting marriage are to work at it, make a commitment, not give up on each other, and to be friends first. Maybe we can all learn a thing or two from this celebrity marriage. Every day is not a honeymoon; there are good times and not so good times, and we need to be there to support each other during the not so good times. This is one of the Top 10 Longest Hollywood Celebrities Marriages Ever until 2017.
4. 33 Years – Ozzy Osbourne & Sharon Osbourne
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne had one of the longest Hollywood celebrity marriages. Unfotunately, this twosome separated earlier this year. However, due to the length of their marriage, I still feel they have earned the right to remain on this list. They met in the early 1907’s when Ozzy was in the bank Black Sabbath. They worked together with Sharon as his manager and later married in 1982. Their marriage endured working together, having their own reality show, and Ozzy’s drug and alcohol problems. They mutully separated early this year, but it is quite an accomplishment to make a marriage work for more than thirty-three years.
3. 34 Years – Danny DeVito & Rhea Perlman
Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman know that marriage is hard. They have been married for thirty four years, but did separate shortly for a few months in 2012-2013. They just could not stay apart and have been together ever since; looking happier and more in love. The two met in 1971, moved in together after only 2 weeks, and were married in 1982. Both are well known actors and have even worked side by side a couple times. They are in one of the longest lasting Hollywood marriages and have many more years of happiness to go.
2. 36 Years – Samuel L. Jackson & LaTanya Richardson
Samuel L. Jackson and LaTanya Richardson’s marriage has survived the good, the bad, and the worst. LaTanya Richardson is an actress and producer. Samuel L. Jackson is one of the highest paid, most successful actors. Because of their busy careers, the two spend a lot of time apart, on location. They married in 1980 anf LaTanya has stuck with Samuel L. Jackson through thick and thin, including his wild days. He has said LaTanya stayed with him all this time because she knew that he was not yet the man that he is going to be. Although many think it is strange, Samuel L. Jackson has publicly announced that he does not miss his wife when he is not home, even after being away for months at a time. LaTanya Richardson has said that he is slowly changing and at times felt abandoned, but she has stuck by his side. During a time when couples divorce for smaller reasons, Samuel L. Jackson and LaTanya Richardson are a reminder about marriage, what it stands for, and being there for each other through thick and thin.
1. 38 Years – Meryl Streep & Don Gummer
Everyone knows the successful and stunning Meryl Streep. Her husband of thirty eight years is Don Gummer, a successful sculptor that is not part of the Hollywood scene. Don was a friend of Meryl’s brother and the two began to fall in love with each other as he helped her through a very difficult and trying time of her life. Meryl Streep and Don Gummer’s marriage is considered by many to be one of the most successful marriages in show business. Spanning over nearly four decades, their marriage and bond is still holding strong, much like Meryl Streep’s career. The two were married on September 15, 1978. They had a small, intimate, and quiet wedding, then later celebrated with friends at a cocktail party in May of the following year. When asked what the secret to a long lasting marriage is, they believe it is goodwill, a willingness to bend, and to shut up now and then. This is one among the Top 10 Longest Hollywood Celebrities Marriages Ever until 2017.