Top 15 Famous Celebrities Who Were Not Picky At All When Marrying Their Partners
Celebrity couples are quite common in Hollywood. For example, we had Bennifer between singer Jennifer Lopez and actor Ben Affleck, or Brangelina, between Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. Although it is a common practice, not all the stars end up marrying another celeb. In fact, many of them have tied the knot with partners that are quite normal. If you want to know who they are, it is your lucky day! Today, we bring that in the article below.
1. Aaron Paul and Lauren Parsekian
The American actor is best known for his role as Jesse Pinkman in the series Breaking Bad. During a Coachella music festival in California, the actor met Lauren, an activist, and co-founder of Kind Campaign. They got engaged in 2012 and married in 2013 in a beautiful ceremony with a Parisian carnival theme. Last year in September, the couple announced they were expecting their first baby, born in February and named Story.
2. George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin
The first Batman of Hollywood had had a long list of love failures until he met Amal, a British-Lebanese human rights lawyer. The couple met each other at a dinner party and got engaged in April 2014. Surrounding his engagement, there were many rumors that the lawyer’s mother was against the marriage because of the religious ground, but the gossips were false. The two got married in the same year and, in 2017, they welcomed twins.
3. Ellen Pompeo and Chris Ivery
Dr. Meredith Grey decided to set his love life off-screen with a guy she met at a store in Los Angeles in 2003, Chris Ivery. It looks like it was love at first sight because they started dating and had a solid relationship until they got married four years later. In 2009, the spouses decided to enlarge the family having a baby girl, Stella. Through a surrogate mother, they had a second daughter, Sienna, in 2014. In 2016, they finally had a boy called Eli.
4. Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth
The Legally Blonde actress apparently found love after a divorce. Witherspoon was a client at Creative Artists Agency, where she met her future husband, a talent agent. The actress and Jim Toth started dating in 2010 and got married a year later at Reese’s property in California. Now the married couple has a son called Tennessee James, who was born in 2012, just a year after the wedding.
5. Gal Gadot and Yaron Varsano
Wonder Woman did not find love among other superheroes, but she did with a guy who shared her same origin. Miss Israel got married to a real estate developer called Yaron Varsano, who was also from her same country. The wedding took place in 2008, and nowadays they have two beautiful daughters together. The spouses also had a boutique hotel together until 2015, when they sold it for $26 million.
6. Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied
The Academy Award winner with Israeli roots met her future husband while she was filming Black Swam. Benjamin Millepied was a ballet dancer and the choreographer of the movie. After dating for a year since 2009, Portman announced her engagement and pregnancy. Faithful to her roots, she got married in a Jewish ceremony. Now Natalie and Benjamin have a son and a daughter.
7. Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita
Modern Family star is gay, and in 2012, he got engaged to his two-year boyfriend, Justin Mikita, when both were enjoying a vacation in Mexico. The wedding ceremony took place a year later in Manhattan and was officiated by screenwriter Tony Kushner. What is surprising is that the actor plays a strict lawyer in the TV show, and he got married to a real-life attorney.
8. Patrick Dempsey and Jillian Fink
This other Grey’s Anatomy star married a normal person, a hairstylist, and makeup artist, after two divorces with famous women. Jillian and Patrick have been married since 1999, and the fruits of their love are three children: a daughter called Talula, and twin boys called Sullivan and Darby. The marriage went through tough times in 2015 when Fink filed a divorce. However, they called it off a year later when they reconciled.
9. Eddie Redmayne and Hannah Bagshawe
The English actor portrayed Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, and his performance earned him an Academy Award. He hit the jackpot in love when he met Hannah, a public relations executive. They had been dating for a long time when the two got married on December, 15, 2014, and had their first baby girl in 2016. The family got bigger this year when their baby boy was born in March.
10. Meryl Streep and Don Gummer
Described as the ‘best actress of her generation’, the American star got married to sculptor Don Gummer in 1978, only six months after her partner John Cazale died while battling a lung cancer. Despite their short relationship, their marriage has been very successful and stable. The spouses have four children, several estates, an art studio and some mansions.
11. Zoe Saldana and Marco Perego
The American actress and dancer had a long-term relationship with Keith Britton, but they split up after 11 years. In March 2013, she started dating an Italian artist called Marco Perego. Even though the reason is not clear, they got married secretly. Now the couple has three sons who are completely bilingual (English and Spanish) since Zoe has Dominican roots and speaks Spanish.
12. Anne Hathaway and Adam Shulman
One of the world's highest-paid actresses joint in matrimony with Adam Shulman, a jewelry designer, and businessman. The gorgeous Jewish ceremony took place in 2012 on the California coast with more than 150 guests joining them on the big day. Four years after tying the knot, they welcomed their first son, Jonathan. Now the family lives together in a luxurious apartment in Manhattan.
13. Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman
The director of Pitch Perfect 2 took the vows with her college sweetheart Max Handelman, who is a sportswriter and producer from Portland, Oregon. Romantically enough, they met on their first day at college in 1992. Eleven years later, they got married, and now they have two sons who were born through a surrogate mother. One was born in March 2011, and the other one in November 2012.
14. Jimmy Fallon and Nancy Juvonen
The famous comedian met his future wife while they were on the set of Fever Pitch. They started dating in May 2007, and just four months later, Fallon proposed with a beautiful engagement ring at a dock in New Hampshire during a sunset. They got married near Christmas day the same year. With more than a decade together, the couple now has two daughters.
15. Cynthia Nixon and Christine Marinoni
The Sex and the City star got engaged with the love of her life during a rally to support same-sex marriage in New York in 2010. Since it was not legal in New York at that time, the couple waited until 2012. However, Nixon once said she did not mind having a long engagement, because she was enjoying it. As for children, Marinoni gave birth to the first son of the couple in 2011.
As we just witnessed, celebrities can be happily married even though their couples are not famous. In fact, some believe that this is even better than being under the spotlight all the time. We hope that they can all have successful unions that last forever. If you enjoy the article, please share it with your beloved ones. Until next time!