On the other hand, even though many celebs are actors, some outpourings sure seem genuine and touching. Here’s a list of famous husbands doting on the luckiest wives of all.
George Clooney is a known wife guy. He dotes on Amal all the time. When he did an interview with “GQ,” Clooney talked about how much he admires his wife. That day, as he was sitting down for the Q&A, Amal Clooney was taking a stand against the Brexit deal.
He said, “Like, today she’s in the middle of a sort of standing up against the British government, [submitting a letter of resignation as U.K.’s special envoy] you know, deciding that they’re gonna break international law. So she had to retire as the envoy.”
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have been married since the ‘80s, so long ago most just think of it as a decade from ancient times. They met on the sitcom that launched the budding actor’s career, “Bosom Buddies.” The two hitched for real in 1988 which means they have been married for over three decades.
People ask him how they did it. According to the Gump master, “We learned the secret of happiness with each other a long time ago and that’s always telling the truth.” Adding, “And she makes me laugh harder now than she did in 1986.” Amazing.
It’s not what Prince Harry says as much as what he does. He divulged his adoration of Meghan at their wedding when he delicately arranged the Duchess’ hair, brushing it from her face. Everyone noticed and the gesture went viral. At an annual charity awards ceremony, Prince Harry broke down in tears talking about Meghan’s pregnancy with Archie.
He said, speaking to the U.K. awards ceremony, “Last year, when my wife and I attended, we knew we were expecting our first child—no one else did at the time, but we did,” and then he teared up, it was an emotional moment.
More than your average celebrity wife guy, Justin Bieber gushes over his beautiful wife Hailey. “Life has never made more sense until you became my wife,” is one of his Instagram dotes on her. On her 25th birthday, he showered that praise as well as showing devotion with, “My lips belong to you” and “You are my forever.”
Days after her birthday, the pop music phenom wrote, next to a photoshoot of images of his supermodel wife, “How r u real and why did you decide I was worthy to be your husband I’m shook everyday love u baby.”
Twenty-five years after Hugh Jackman married his fellow Aussie actress wife Deborra-Lee Furness, he swooned, “From nearly the moment we met… I knew our destiny was to be together. In our 25 years, our love has only grown deeper—the fun, excitement, and adventure more exhilarating; the learning even greater.
I’m forever grateful to share our love, our life—and, our family together. We’ve only just begun. Deb, I love you with all my heart.” He doesn’t shy away from PDAs either. At the 2012 Tony Awards podium, Jackman poured loving words over her and then proved it with a long kiss.
Married to Eniko Parrish, Kevin Hart has proved a loyal and loving man. A 2017 scandal (a year after they married) really forced his hand. By their fifth wedding anniversary, he shared a chic photo of them both on Instagram with a sweet message. He wrote, “Happy anniversary hot momma cheesecake….Love u to the moon and back #Harts.”
The comedian fessed up about straying away from his wife in his Netflix stand-up series, “Don’t F**K It Up.” He even talked to his kids about his mistakes because as he puts it, “It’s going to come out.”
Leah Delaney is Rob’s ballast. He has struggled with a drinking problem for a long time. The hardest challenge came when the couple lost their two-year-old son. Throughout it all, Rob says his wife is the greatest love of his life.
“Even though there is drudgery and pain and horror in our marriage—we’ve been together for 11 years—no one else before or since ever violently kidnapped my heart, put it in a dirty bag, and brought it to their lair to own forever.” This kind of dark humor is exactly what landed the “Catastrophe” in “Deadpool 2”.
Actor Vincent Cassel is married for the second time, but he is absolutely gaga over his bride. The “Black Swan” actor met his princess in Biarritz, France. His wife, Tina Kunakey, is a gorgeous French model. They married in a coastal village in the south of France at the city hall in Bidart, France.
Announcing the wedding plans, Cassel told “The New York Times", that he was a 52 man, marrying a 21-year-old woman and that they were very much in love.
Ryan Reynolds used to be married to Scarlett Johansson but we are here to talk about him gushing over his current wife, Blake Lively. At the Met Gala in 2014, his PDA on the red carpet could not be missed with his hand very intentionally placed on her derriere. In an Instagram post, it was placed somewhere else. But it goes deeper.
Reynolds said, “She’s helped me so much in “Deadpool,” all kinds of movies that have been big successes. She’s always got a lot of bricks in that wall.”
Dax Shepard loves to pour PDAs all over his wife Kristen Bell. Especially on Instagram. Just a casual day on the town, and he posts a picture saying she “is the reason I wake up every morning.” On her birthday, he oozed, “On this day, many moons ago, the greatest wife, mother (of dragons) and a friend arrived. HAPPY BIRTHDAY my love.”
A heart emoji emphasized his point by replacing the “o” in love with a bright red one. He’s not afraid to get frisky. On her 30th, he wrote, “The world’s most generous, thoughtful, nurturing, talented, determined woman turns thirty sex today!” and he even acknowledged the alleged typo.
Courtney B. Vance
Courtney Vance knows the secret to a great relationship. He has been married to Angela Bassett for over two decades and he shared his secret with “Us Weekly,” “It’s, yes, dear. How can I help? What do you need me to do?” That was in 2019.
He threw her a huge party with 300 guests for her 60th birthday. Courtney Vance has been nominated for a Tony Award twice. The Harvard and Yale graduate is known across the board in film and television.
Alec Baldwin and Hilaria share six children with over a decade of being together. And they’re still all in on PDAs. Hilaria, a yoga instructor, posted two smooch photos on Instagram. One image includes the text, “Alec wants me to post this,” stamped right across the picture.
The pair has twenty-six years between them. Baldwin was 54 when they married. He joked that he will be 85 when his kids' graduate.
Priyanka Chopra is Nick Jonas’ forever love. He says that, with Priyanka, “It’s just that magical connection you’ve got with somebody when it’s right. We’re lucky.”
Celebrating their wedding anniversary, Jonas posted to Instagram, along with a bridal photo of the two at the altar, “Two years married to the most wonderful, inspiring, and beautiful woman. Happy anniversary @priyankachopra I love you.” They tied the knot in 2018.
Seattle Seahawks quarterback, Russell Wilson, was named NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Year in 2021, but he is man-of-the-year, every year, to his singer/songwriter wife Ciara and their three kids.
Just look at what he shared on Instagram with her on her birthday. “My Queen. You are everything a man, husband, lover, friend, dad, a family, and our kids could ever ask for!” And to top it off, he added, “The best thing about you is how you always make our family laugh and smile from ear to ear.”
Denzel has made some amazing films, but he is pretty good at marriage too. Pauletta Pearson and Denzel Washington have been married for several decades, first meeting in 1977 on the set of a television movie. He asked her to marry him three times.
The Oscar-winning director has also said that he knows how to be a good husband: “I do what I’m told. I keep my mouth shut.” But really, he says, it is about home and family. Their marriage is greatly admired in Hollywood.
Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas made it official in 2019 at a secret Las Vegas ceremony. The couple loves to show their adoration on Instagram.
Joe loves everything about her. When the “Game of Thrones” actress posted some photography, her hubby had this to say: “Talented, brilliant, incredible, amazing, show-stopping, spectacular.” For their two-year anniversary, he posted “The best two years of my life. Love you @sopiet,” with a photo of the two at their second wedding ceremony in France.
These lovebirds are fond of showing affection on Instagram. On their sixth wedding anniversary, Dwyane wrote to actress Gabrielle Union, “6 years and counting…..” On a 2021 vacation to the Mediterranean, the NAACP Image Award winner and former NBA All-Star posted plenty of PDAs of the pair in each other’s arms out on a yacht.
In a 2012 interview with Oprah Winfrey, Dwyane poured his heart out over Gabrielle saying, “She makes my eyes sparkle.”
Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick married in 1988 and have shared public displays of affection ever since. Whether it’s kissing on the red carpet or snuggling on vacation, these two are lovey-dovey all the time. Out in Hollywood at Kyra’s Walk of Fame ceremony in 2009, the two were pictured kissing. Her star was installed right next to her husband’s.
For their 30-year anniversary, Kevin shared on Instagram, “30 years with this amazing woman. She is the music in my life.”
If you were one of the first to know about Alexis Ohanian’s engagement to Serena Williams, you probably read it on Reddit. That’s where she posted “I said yes.” Fitting, too since Ohanian is a co-founder of Reddit. “It’s a blessing to have a front-row seat to someone as phenomenal as my wife.”
In another interview, Ohanian gushed to Serena, “You are the greatest of all time, not just in sport. I’m talking about as a mother, and as a wife. I am so excited to write so many more chapters of our fairy tale together.”
Keith Urban absolutely dotes on his A-lister wife. Nicole Kidman is the one for him. “She’s the one that I was searching for my whole life.” The country music star wooed her off her feet. According to Kidman, Keith appeared at her NYC apartment on her birthday.
It was 5 a.m. and he was holding flowers. She knew he was the one for her at that moment. Keith was just getting sober when they met, and he credits her for his long-lasting sobriety.
Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet are legendary for sharing PDAs. The “Game of Thrones” star gushed over marrying one of his favorite TV stars when he was a kid. He even divulged to “Esquire” that Bonet, who he watched on “The Cosby Show,” was his childhood crush.
After four blissful years of indulging in their adorable PDAs, as it turns out, the couple split up and each went their own way. Say it isn’t so!
Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox says the secret to his marriage to Tracy Pollan is that they enjoy being around each other. He says, “We enjoy each other’s company, and we just have fun together.”
They are lucky, he said. And now that they are empty-nesters, they’ll have even more time to be together. They’ve been married since 1988. They met on “Family Ties.”
Marco Perego confused everyone when he took the last name of his superhero wife when they married. Now he is Marco Perego-Saldana and, just to make it a little more confusing, she is Zoe Saldana-Perego since they married in June 2013.
Their kids have hyphenated last names, they go by Perego-Saldana. Italian artist Marco is sure to show his affection in public. You don’t have to look too far to find a PDA photo of the two.
When Camila Alves met Matthew McConaughey in West Hollywood, he struck up a conversation with her in Spanish. Alves did not know it was THAT Matthew McConaughey, from “The Wedding Planner,” until her friend Lance Armstrong clued her in.
The Brazilian model captured McConaughey’s attention, and she continues to ever since that 2006 night. He described his attraction like this: “We went out on our first date three nights later, and the next night I wanted to go on another date. And I’ve been wanting to go on a date with her since [...] and not with anybody else.”
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are one of the most loved power couples in the entertainment world. They met on the set of “Stereo,” Legend’s music video in which Teigen plays his lover. It got real and they tied the knot in 2011. Public displays of affection follow this couple everywhere they go.
They are very affectionate. As Legend collected his EGOT following “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert,” Chrissy met him at the award podium and planted an adorable kiss on the cheek.
Comedian Sinbad, a.k.a. David Adkins, is not afraid to show affection to his wife Meredith. They married in 1986 but it ended in divorce. In 2002 they flipped that ending and remarried. The pair have been happy together ever since. Sinbad has passed his 60th birthday now, but he still dotes on his wife on Instagram.
In a 2018 post, he pictured them together with a caption by his wife, “Forever young at heart. We had such a wonderful week at #WaltDisneyWorld w/ family and friends. It was THE perfect place at the right time for so many reasons. Nothing but love. #blessed.”
Bono and his wife Ali Hewson are known to show affection in public. In one such example, you’ll see Ali smooching the rock legend’s cheek with him clutching his 2007 Knighthood medal in his hand. But the affection Bono pours over his wife runs deeper than PDAs. He said that every love song he’s written has been about her.
The most famous one, “Sweetest Thing” was all about her. He is openly affectionate in the way he talks about their bond. He said, “Ali and I are probably more in love now than when we got together.”
Ron and Cheryl Howard have enjoyed several decades of marriage. Ron is notoriously open about their fabulous relationship. They were high school sweethearts and they’ve stayed sweet. Howard said, “I met her, and there was never anyone else.”
He talked about their luck saying, “There’s no technique. There’s no tactic other than communication is really important.” One gem of wisdom he offered is this: “You have to learn to communicate and have difficult conversations in constructive ways.”
These two were in first grade when they met but they didn’t try dating until they were 15. It was always on and off, yet they stayed friends. By age 22, they were married. Rhett’s country music songs revolve around his wife Lauren Akins.
“We love to let people in on our lives and be an example of what it means to be in love,” the musician said. He wrote chart-toppers, “Marry Me” and “Die a Happy Man,” doting over Lauren.
Snoop Dogg and his wife Shante have a lasting love story. They were high school sweethearts and prom dates, and they married young. With a few decades of being together, this couple is solid. There was a major bump in the road that nearly landed a divorce, but Snoop pulled it together and asked her to marry him again.
He threw a big party to renew their vows. He explained the ordeal like this, “I was trying to get a divorce, but I went back home, and I fell back in love with my wife and kids.”
Jon Bon Jovi
In 1989, when news got out that Bon Jovi married his high school sweetheart at a secret ceremony in Las Vegas, his female fans flipped. After, a pronounced backlash against his bride Dorothea Hurley ensued, but he wasn't deterred. And he has been a loving husband. He even said that all his “syrupy” love songs are about Dorothea.
She is everything to him. He said, “She’s the glue. I’m the crazy visionary with all kinds of things flying, and the seams are all splitting.” She, he says, keeps everything together.
Matthew Koma is a regular wife guy and can be seen gushing over Hilary Duff regularly on Instagram. He even calls her “wifey” and “mama bear.” In one tender note, Komo wrote, “One of my favorite pictures of wifey somewhere between supremely fulfilled, exhausted, and why the **** are you taking my photo.”
He went on to praise her for killing it by going back to work five months after their baby girl was born. He said she is “an absolute ace at what she was born to do,” regarding her work on Duff’s show, “How I Met Your Father.”
The Prince of Darkness has never been what we would call a loyal husband. During their marriage, he’s been incredibly unfaithful. But he is also an incorrigibly sweet and doting husband. In a video call, Ozzy joined “The Talk” on Sharon’s birthday.
He said, “I love you with all my heart. I can’t wait to see you.” He credits her for everything, and as his manager, she has truly made him. Their incredible love story is definitely movie material.
Prince William’s proposal to Kate Middleton during a 2010 Kenya visit was spectacular and their wedding was an international media event. Prince William has always been very tender to Kate, considering he was raised in a royal family.
When they got engaged, he promised her something amazing for a royal, that she would not marry into the Windsor and leave her family. During a visit to Scotland, he made it even clearer by proclaiming, “I love my in-laws.”
This popstar power couple has been through a lot but Jay-Z is known to show love. At an NBA playoff game between the Los Angeles Clippers and Utah Jazz, the couple had courtside seats.
Beyonce, pregnant with twins at the time, was a good sport and Jay-Z was seen rubbing her swollen ankles as they sat together. On “The Van Jones Show”, he called his wife, “my soul mate, the person I love.”
This former boy band-turned actor and singer/songwriter is not afraid to gush over his wife Jessica Biel. He has said, “I have the best wife in the world.” He has also made clear that he adores her more than any song he could write. In his memoir “Hindsight: And All the Things I Can’t See in Front of Me,” the doting husband wrote, “She’s one of the most patient people I’ve ever met… She changed me. She changed my life.”
He also wrote, “She’s become a huge influence on my life, and I have such an admiration. For her, especially seeing her as a mother now.”
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos met on the set of “All My Children” many moons ago. They eloped and, as he puts it, “We’re married for life.” Gushing over Kelly, the “Riverdale” star says, “You’re my little penguin” adding, “We’re mates for life.”
Aww. Talk show host Ripa returns the affection. They both agree that “Love and sexy time” is their secret to lasting love. This came out on Kelly’s show “Live With Kelly and Ryan” when hubby Mark visited the show as a guest co-host.
Katy Perry met Orlando Bloom at a Golden Globes awards show, and they are one of the most adorable celebrity couples. It’s so sweet, but not unexpected, when “Lord of the Rings,” star Bloom says, “We’re so in love and we’re so grateful.”
For Perry’s 37th birthday, Bloom gushed, “We do life we do love and it’s fun. I’ll celebrate you today and every day. I love you.” He posted the doting note next to a birthday dinner photo with the beautiful diva.
This pair was not always thrilled about their PDA moments getting media time. They met on the set of a made-for-television romcom and tumbled into love. Both were married at the time. That all ended in brisk fashion with Eddie and Leann Rimes heading off to Mexico and dishing large servings of affection during their beach vacay.
The fallout from the divorces has made the pair retreat from the press. But they’ve been caught showing affection as late as 2018 at a picnic in the park. The couple married in 2011.
Matt Damon and his wife, Luciana Barroso, share a relatively private but very close relationship. They have three daughters, their names tattooed at the top of Damon’s arm. The A-lister did not marry someone in showbiz, and he thinks this is part of their longevity.
It was love at first sight when they met, according to him. The then-single-mom was bartending at the nightclub when they met. He still dotes on her. Discussing why he thinks couples need to be together as much as possible, he said, “My wife is my soulmate. I don’t like being apart from her.”
Keyshia Ka’oir and Gucci Mane are happily married. In a Rickey Smiley interview, the rapper said that he and his wife never fight. “We don’t argue. People think I am lying like everything goes smooth.” He said they have such an “adult, responsible, mature relationship,” that people can’t believe it. Mane was blasted on Instagram for praising his wife because she stayed with him through the ups and downs (especially downs) of life.
In his memoir, he gushed, “I had Keyshia, my first real love. The first woman I ever wanted to bring to a red carpet and let the world know this was my lady.”
For French-Mexican actress Angelique Boyer’s 33rd birthday, Sebastián Rulli shared on social media, “You deserve all the best and more! I love you!” Boyer and Rulli are famous Latino soap opera stars whose love affair is closely watched. They adore doting on each other on social media. In another birthday note, Rulli gushed, “You are what I adore in my life, every minute.”
He also called her “My winged angel, my sky, my love.” He closed the birthday note out with, “I wish with all my heart, that all your dreams come true, today and always, I love you!”
If you hope John Krasinski is as much of a doting husband in real life as he is on “The Office,” you will be very happy to learn that his marriage to Emily Blunt is basically a never-ending fairy tale. He loves everything about her. “My wife is my hero in every single way.”
He calls his Golden Globe and SAG-winning wife, “The best mom in the world.” And if that isn’t Jim at “The Office” enough for you, there’s this: “I wake up every morning with a smile on my face. … I’m living a lottery ticket life.”
Alicia Keys describes her love with Swizz Beats as genuine and honest. She says the music industry titans are more than soul mates. Swizz Beatz knows what he’s got. He celebrated her on Instagram for becoming the highest-selling female R&B artist of the millennium. He closes a short video with, “That’s big. Congrats baby.”
He’s talked about being married to someone so massively successful. He wrote, “You shouldn’t be jealous or upset if you have a Queen that’s successful, Smarter, or better than you! What you should do is thank the most high or step your game up!”
Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello’s marriage is as beautiful and perfect as they are. “My life is great because I really like my wife. I like talking to her. I like goofing around with her.
We f****g laugh all day long every day,” Manganiello gushed. Whether they’re on the red carpet or walking down the sidewalk, this couple is always showing affection.
Robert Downey Jr.
I’m sure plenty of women have wondered what it would be like to marry Robert Downey, Jr., and, let me tell you, it sounds like a lot of fun. For their 10-year he wrote, “A perfect 10. Happy Anniversary, Mrs. Downey.”
For her birthday, his trademark playfulness appeared in a tweet to his “heaven-sent partner. Mrs. D,” he wrote, “You are my everything, and November 6th, always a day of gratitude, for your blessed birth.” He crowned it with a solemn promise, “I will never watch ahead on a co-viewed streaming show … That is my eternal vow.”
Susan and Jeff Bridges tied the knot in 1977 and have three daughters. They’ve been married a long time! But he still remembers it was “love at first sight.” He met her when she was a waitress in 1975.
He told “People” magazine, “I respect her wisdom, and I’m sure the girls do too.
I’ve been really blessed.” He also shared a secret to their long marriage. He credits, “mutual respect.” Ready to be awed? He carries a photo from the very moment they met on the set of “Rancho Deluxe” in his wallet.
Freddie Prinze Jr.
Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. became friends on “I Know What You Did Last Summer.” The actors’ romance took off eventually and now they are one of Hollywood’s most stable marriages, with several decades together.
“We’re together because we like each other, we make each other laugh,” Prinze said. When he gets old, he wants to move to a deserted island with her to live out their days. So romantic, right?
Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton are true love birds with the marriage thing and are all aces on the love and affection thing. They’ve had a fun pairing together and we saw their closeness and joy as coaches on “The Voice.”
Shelton showed how romantic he is at their wedding. “Gwen and I decided we were going to write our own vows for the wedding, but I decided to surprise her by writing a song instead.” It’s called, “We Can Reach the Stars.”
This happy couple met filming “Place Beyond the Pines.” That was in 2011. Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling are not the types to share their private lives with everyone. They have daughters, but we’ve seen no pictures of them. Gosling doesn’t even use Instagram or any social media account.
When he does give an interview, though, he gushes over Eva. I know that I’m with the person I’m supposed to be with.” The only criteria he is searching for is that “she’s Eva Mendes. There’s nothing else I’m looking for.”
Kathleen Brennan is the muse behind Tom Waits’ music. She’s his songwriter, pianist, collaborator, and wife. He sheds light on how important she is in his music and life at the drop of a hat. He has said, “She’s an incandescent presence on all songs we work on together.” Even more, she is home for him.
“She has a remarkable imagination. And that’s the nation where I live,” he said. He fawns over her talents and describes her as a “shiksa goddess,” “a trapeze artist,” “she can fix the truck.” He says he is a lucky man.
Elsa Pataky and Chris Hemsworth have been married since 2010. The Thor star said his wife “knows I only have eyes for her.” Heading to the Golden Globe Awards in 2017, the beautiful couple was decked out and dapper.
Hemsworth posted a photo on Instagram glowing over Pataky, “Look at my hot date!” he wrote to his millions of followers over the Spanish actress and model.
This A-lister couple is known for smooching in public and doting over each other. Ashton Kutcher met Mila Kunis on “That ‘70s Show” in 1998, but their affair didn’t take off until 2012. Sparks flew and the two rocketed into a passionate relationship.
Kutcher was super excited about Mila. Once he boasted about being with her saying, “Kunis, my fiancée. It’s amazing.” Now they've expanded their family and have children, and Kutcher brags about what a great mom Mila is.
The man behind Gloria Estefan is husband and music producer Emilio Estefan. With 100 million albums sold and more than 30 No. 1 singles, they’re a legendary team. The Estefans married eons ago in 1978. Yet, their marriage is more robust than most at half their age.
Gloria revealed on ”Red Table Talk” that they’ve always been very connected and that their fun times in the bedroom are keeping them happy. In fact, she says that for over 30 years, they have been having bedroom activities more than three times a week. When she says this is a secret to a good marriage, it simultaneously sounds like a no-brainer and an epiphany. Emilio describes it as creative and “organic.”
Marron 5’s Adam Levine is a heartthrob to all but a man to one. Behati Prinsloo is the one. The Victoria Secret supermodel is. . . well, let’s let him say it. “She’s a legend. She’s THE baddest,” he exclaimed on Instagram for her birthday.
As she turned 30, Levine gushed, “I wake up every morning thankful that it wasn’t all a dream.” Aww! And then for the kill, he adds, “Here’s to a thousand more years.” They married in 2014.
Will Smith revealed that Jada Pinkett taught him the “definition of unconditional love.” Sitting down at “Red Table Talk,” Smith said he loves going to sleep every night and knowing they share an unbreakable bond and friendship. With over decades of marriage, the actor who hit it big as the Fresh Prince doted on Jada for her birthday.
He wrote, “And of the 3.96 billion women on the planet – there is only that 1 that I want to spend the rest of my life with. Happy Birthday, my Love!”
Sterling K. Brown
Sterling Brown won a Primetime Emmy for his role in “This Is Us,” and he gushed over his wife Ryan Michelle Bathé in his 2017 acceptance speech. He praised her so long, the familiar musical interlude finally drowned him out! The pair met in college and, if soul mates exist, they share that bond.
The Hollywood couple always unveils love and eloquence walking down the red carpet, plus a lot of affection. Sweet love.
Oprah Winfrey started dating Stedman Graham in 1986, the year “The Oprah Winfrey Show” first aired. He asked her to marry him in the ‘90s and she was thrilled, but ultimately did not want to be in a marriage. She didn’t want the “day-in-day-out commitment required to make a marriage work.”
So, they’ve stayed together for many many many years, and he adores her as much today. Talking to her friend Ellen DeGeneres, he said, “Well, the thing about our relationship is, so I’m dedicated to her happiness.” Stedman added, “I want her to be the best she can possibly be, and she’s done a pretty good job of doing that.”
No one is surprised to hear Barack Obama gushing over Michelle. It’s expected! She’s his best friend, we know. On their 29th wedding anniversary, the former president doted on Twitter, “Over the past 29 years, I’ve loved watching the world get to know you not just as a daughter of the South Side, but as a mother, lawyer, executive, author, First Lady, and my best friend.” Just when it seems like too much love, he adds, “I can’t imagine life without you.”
So it seems that big names have big loves and it all goes down to the big women who stand beside, behind, and in front of them.
Ayesha Curry keeps up a gorgeous Instagram page featuring her cute kids and snuggly moments with her husband Steph Curry. If things ever go sideways on her page, the NBA star is there to defend her, even when the internet freaked over an exposed picture of herself.
The cookbook author’s page featuring the adorable family revealed a romantic surprise orchestrated by her husband on Sept. 21, 2021. Steph surprised her with a vow renewal ceremony for their 10-year anniversary. He had the children officiate at the backyard ceremony and even pre-ordered a Valentino bridal gown for her.
This actor couple met on the set of “Law & Order: SVU” where Mariska Hargitay still portrays Detective Benson. They married in 2004, which gave Peter Hermann the answer to life. The secret to a long marriage is not that complicated, he said in an “ET” interview, it’s about the fundamentals.
Clarifying, he added, “That doesn’t mean they’re easy.” And what are those fundamentals? “Kindness, listen well, and fight fair.” On Twitter, he was spotted gushing over his wife, “You’re the enduring backbone, determined heart and bright, shining spirit who makes it all possible. I love you, I’m so proud of you.”
Julius Tennon met Viola Davis on the set of the CBS series “City of Angels.” Davis claims she manifested it. A few weeks before they met, “The How to Get Away with Murder” star prayed for a husband. The television stars married in 2003 and have enjoyed a fairy-tale marriage. They renewed the vows on their 12th-year wedding anniversary.
Tennon celebrated Viola saying, “She teaches me every day how to man up, how to agree to disagree but let’s get it done, don’t let the sun go down on your anger.”
Aníbal Marrero was entranced the moment he set eyes on Alejandra Espinoza. Meeting her for the first time felt like magic. Since she was 10 years his junior, however, he was full of doubt. But after a year of friendship, he asked her to be his girlfriend.
The lovebirds walked down the aisle in 2011 at a beautiful Puerto Rico wedding. Alejandra is a famous Latino TV show host who was born in Mexico and Aníbal, a choreographer and artistic director, was born in Puerto Rico.
Cara De La Hoyde and Nathan Massey met on “Love Island,” so you know there’s been plenty of PDAs in skimpy beach attire. These two share a real bond. They are the sole winners of “Love Island” to stay together.
That doesn’t mean they didn’t split for a bit, but Nathan made it sweet again when he proposed to her for a second time at the exact villa where they met.
Lauren Hashian was not his first wife, but The Rock told “WSJ,” “within 30 seconds” he was smitten with her. After his first divorce, he started dating the singer. They married in Hawaii in 2019. Dwayne Johnson posted his matrimonial kissing-the-bride photo on his Instagram account. He captioned it, “We do” with the date.
He is also smitten with his family and has praised his wife profusely for being a mom. When Lauren became a mother, he called it one of the most “enlightening things I’ve ever seen.” He said it changed the way he sees her, “It’s like a kaleidoscope.”
When Offset shocked Cardi with a 100-carat heart-shaped diamond rock, he shocked us all by posting an image of it adorning Cardi’s hand. He told his 19.6 million followers, “KIDS WE DIDN’T COME TO PLAY,” referring to it as the “Titanic Diamond.” Hip-hop artists are known to show PDAs everywhere, whether it is on Instagram, the awards circuit, or the red carpet.
There’s also a video of Cardi and Offset snuggling to sweet nothings in bed together. Offset dotes on Cardi with Instagram captions too. For the pair’s second anniversary, Offset wrote, “I love you 4ever and afterlife.”
Guy Ritchie has no regrets about leaving Madonna behind. He told “Entertainment Tonight” that he is very happy being married to Jacqui Ainsley. “I spend a lot of time thinking about my wife. It’s a hand in a glove. We just don’t argue, you know?” He said he feels very lucky to have that sort of relationship.
The British filmmaker who also directed “Sherlock Holmes” doted on Jacqui, “She finishes my sentences and understands what I’m thinking way before I’m thinking it.”
After several decades of marriage, David and Victoria Beckham are still romantic. In an interview with “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” Beckham relayed their meetup story. The legendary footballer talked about how, after an hour-long post-game conversation, she wrote down her number on a train ticket. “Which I still have,” he said.
Upon meeting, Posh Spice was “obviously my favorite,” he said. In 2017, they renewed their wedding vows at a secret ceremony.
When “The View” co-host Meghan McCain learned of her father’s incurable medical condition, she cried out mournfully that he was never going to see her married. Ben Domenech, who she was dating at the time, stopped her and said, “Yes, he will.” The unconventional proposal surprised the soon-to-be doting wife.
Domenech is a loyal husband who has her back on Twitter and gives her a kiss on Instagram. Meghan says she is happy to have a conservative man. As founder of “The Federalist,” he’s as loyal to his party as he is to his wife.
In 2017, when Russell Westbrook nabbed the NBA MVP prize, he took to the mic to appreciate his wife, Nina Earl. In his acceptance speech, he gushed, “I love you and I thank you for everything you’ve done for me thus far. You’re the best wife a husband like me could ask for.”
On Twitter, he showered admiration for Nina for working on her master’s degree in psychology. He said, “She’s a smart girl.” In another tweet, he nuzzles her adoringly and tags her, “My Mrs.”
One of the NBA’s greatest is also great at being married. LeBron James goes to Instagram to praise his wife, Savanah Brinson. In a supportive post, he said she looks “damn good” at any size when she was talking about a diet. On their third wedding anniversary, he posted, “Could not have picked a better sidekick to fight crime with. You’re my everything and above!”
Their love story is amazing. They were high school sweethearts with two young children when LeBron proposed to Savanah on one knee. He said he was so nervous it “felt like before a finals game.”
It was definitely love at first sight for Daryl Sabara when he first laid eyes on singer/songwriter Meghan Trainor. In a conversation between the two on Trainor’s Apple Music Hits channel said to her, “I never knew that I would get married, and then when I saw you, it just flashed before my eyes.”
Trainor was immediately dazzled by Sabara who she recognized from “Spy Kids.” They married in 2018.
One of the first gourmet meals celebrity chef Guy Fieri prepared was for his wife. He wooed her with an extravagant meal and said it was “quite an epic time.” He has said that he knew she was the one as soon as he saw her.
The foodie pair cooks and eats together — it’s an integral part of their relationship from day one. The happily married pair met in Long Beach, California in 1992 and have been married since 1995.
“Bachelor in Paradise” bartender Wells Adams says that Sarah Hyland is there for him, and he’s totally there for her, from day one. The “Modern Family” actress had eyes for Wells Adams the time she ever saw him, on “Bachelor Nation.” He was on TV, but it was still, love at first sight. It was mutual, Adams said, “I knew I was gonna marry her the first night I met her.”
The lovebirds share affections everywhere they go and on Instagram and Twitter too. Adams doted to his Instagram followers on their anniversary. It was a snuggly snap with Sarah taken right before he asked her to be his girlfriend.
Things are good, according to Jason Tartick. He said he and Kaitlyn Bristowe are doing all the things they dreamed of. “Kaitlyn has a ton of work going on and absolutely killing it,” he gushed.
The “Bachelor Nation” lovers have documented their steamy love stories on Instagram. On May 10, 2021, Jason proposed to the “Dancing with the Stars” contestant with a five-carat oval-shaped diamond and she said it was “everything I could have asked for.”
Sacha Baron Cohen
Isla Fisher and Sacha Baron Cohen share a wonderful marriage with several decades of marital bliss. Cohen is not one to PDA like others, but he is known to lampoon the wife guy who overtly fawns over his wife in public. The British satirist lampoons the wife guy character in “Borat” (2006).
He’s a very handsy journalist from Kazakhstan who develops the refrain, “this is my wife” to absurdity. Now everyone says, “my wife” in his accent.
Robbie Tripp became an internet celebrity and a meme by doting on his wife. This guy’s Instagram bio says, “Hubby to a curvy goddess.” His wife-guy reputation took shape after posting a beach photo of his wife, Sarah Tripp, in his arms. A trailing caption pours adoration over his wife’s plump body.
He gushes, “There’s nothing sexier to me than a woman who is both curvy and confident.” He also gets into how he was teased in school for his attraction to curvy girls. This guy from Florida has thousands of followers and posts photos of his curvy wife all day long.
Shaun “Shonduras” McBride
Shonduras became a meme called Cliff Guy after documenting his wife falling off a cliff, or at least tumbling several feet down off the side of a trail. The two were on a hike in Hawaii when his wife fell. He Tweeted, “I watched my wife fall off a cliff. . . your whole world can change in a matter of seconds.”
He went on to say it made him grateful for every moment with her, and he posted a video of the 20-minute ordeal on his YouTube channel. His wife sustained some scratches and bruises, but still, this wife guy’s story went wild on social media.
Aside from being incredibly handsome and talented, he also adores his wife. "The Hulk" star got married in 2000 to actress Sunrise Coigney.
The couple has been happily married for 22 years and has three children. Mark is like a lovesick puppy, posting adorable photos of him and his wife at every red carpet event . Ruffalo says, “I think of marriage as a garden. You have to tend to it. Respect it, take care of it, feed it." Well, his is clearly growing wonderfully.
Who would’ve thought that dashing James Bond would be a softy when it comes to his wife? The famous actor from Ireland has been married to Keely Shaye Smith for over two decades. He met Keely, an American journalist in 1994 while traveling through Mexico, and they got married 7 years later.
Brosnan calls Keely his “north star”, and says "I love her vitality, her passion. She has this strength that I wouldn't be able to live without. When Keely looks at me, I go weak." How’s that for romance?
The "Breaking Bad" star met Lauren Parsekian, the love of his life at a music festival in 2010. Two years later, they got engaged in Paris, and in 2013, they had a huge wedding party in Malibu, complete with a tear-jerking speech and Parsekian’s famous band coming to perform.
Aaron has been gushing about her ever since, once saying in an interview, "Let me tell you, my friend, I will be in the honeymoon phase until I leave this planet. Getting married to Lauren was the greatest accomplishment of my life."
Dornan married Amelia Warner in 2014, and they had a daughter soon after, who was born in Canada during the filming of "50 Shades of Grey."
Not only was Amelia super understanding about this, but she also seemed to have a very lax attitude about her husband filming dozens of nude scenes with another woman while she was 30 weeks pregnant. Once, Jamie was asked about the one thing he couldn’t live without, and he immediately replied, “My wife”, continuing to say, “My wife is a brilliant, hugely understanding person.”
The lead singer of the famous pop punk band "Good Charlotte" may appear as a hardcore musician in public, but he’s a loving sweetheart when he’s alone with his wife, Nicole Richie. The punk singer married the TV actress and socialite in 2010, but they’d been together for four years before that.
In fact, as the story goes, Madden proposed to Richie ten times before she agreed – “People don’t know this, but I asked her to marry me 10 times before she actually said yes. I was asking every other Tuesday.” Nowadays, they’re madly in love with two children.
These two country lovebirds met at a show in Nashville back in 1994, and they were so goo-goo-eyed for each other that they got married two years later. They now have three beautiful daughters, Grace, Maggie, and Audrey.
Through all the ups and downs, Tim McGraw said on TV, “my wedding was the best day of my life… 25 years later and it's still the best day of my life. Thanks for going on this journey with me. I love you, Faith”. Now that’s a true declaration of love if we ever heard one.
It isn’t too hard to imagine the doe-eyed boy from "Scent of a Woman" as being a real-life romantic, but it seems O’Donnell goes beyond that when it comes to his wife Caroline Fentress. The couple got married in 1997 and have stayed strong and very much in love. As a dad of 4 children, O’Donnell often says he couldn’t do it without “his Caroline.”
We’re sure the fact that she’s an elementary school teacher helps a lot! When asked about their marriage, O’Donnell says, "The first time I kissed her, I was like, Wow. And I still feel that way.”
The gorgeous and talented redhead Juliane Moore met her beau back in 1997, on the set of The Myth of Fingerprints. Bart Freundlich was the director of this 90s drama, and Julianne was the star, and apparently, by the time the movie was in post-production, these two couldn’t be apart. Fast forward over two decades later, and they’re happily married with two beautiful children – Caleb and Liv.
Bart said that sometimes he can’t believe they met over two decades ago, because to him, it feels like yesterday. Julianne has said in interviews that even after all these years, they still manage to prioritize keeping the romance alive.
Comedy legend Steve Carell has married Nancy in 1995, and they're as strong as ever. The pair met when Carell was teaching an improv class in Chicago, and Nancy was one of his students. Carell has said that it took him some time to build up the courage to ask Nancy out, and good thing he finally did!
Carell said of his wife, "She's beautiful, intelligent and really funny." So what's their secret? You guessed it - laughter. The two share a passion for comedy, and they've been laughing their way through life together since '95.
The New York-born director, actor, producer, and writer Ed Burns may be known for his serious expressions in press photos, but behind closed doors, he’s anything but. Apparently, Ed is a hopeless romantic with his wife, supermodel Christy Turlington. When they met, Turlington was already a world-famous fashion model, and Burns was a measly production assistant.
When asked how they manage such a romantic marriage and two kids, Burns says they steer clear of Hollywood drama – “We don’t live in Hollywood, and we never go there.”
King of comedy Jimmy Fallon has had a stellar career, and it seems an even more stellar marriage. The late-night talk show host and former SNL cast member married American film producer Nancy Juvonen in 2007, and they’re just as in love as they were when they met.
The comedians first met on "Saturday Night Live" and then worked together on "Fever Pitch". Fallon has said of his wife, “We really respect each other, and it’s fun all the time! We’re just happy all the time…She’s the love of my life”. Aw, Jimmy!
High-profile real estate broker, Mauricio Umansky has one of the feistiest wives in showbiz. Mauricio and notorious Beverly Hills Housewife, Kyle Richards, got married back in 1996, and their marriage seems to be stronger than ever.
Even though they’re surrounded by drama and bad relationships (both on the show and in real life), they’ve managed to stay sweet on each other, have three kids, and still be in what appears to be a honeymoon phase. “Twenty-six years in, I couldn’t be more in love with Kyle and our kids,” says Umansky.
Paul Bettany could certainly consider himself one of the luckiest men on earth, seeing as he’s married to the stunning Jennifer Connelly. The English actor has been on the silver screen for decades, but one particular film changed the course of his life. In 2001, while playing in "A Beautiful Mind", he met Jennifer.
Two years later, they were married, and things have been amazing ever since. Paul immediately got along with Jennifer’s son Kai, becoming a role model stepfather, and nowadays, the couple has two more children. “I’d never been so close to someone that beautiful before”, Paul recalls thinking when he first met Jennifer.
Peter Sarsgaard met Maggie Gyllenhaal at a dinner party in 2001, and as he remembers, “We just immediately hit it off, not just artistically, but in terms of our minds.” That seems to be the case, since the couple wed in 2009 and now have two beautiful daughters, Ramona and Gloria.
Maggie has become an artistic powerhouse in the last few years, and Peter has been right there by her side at every turn. “We’re just made for each other, in every sense of the word,” Peter says of their marriage.
The American-Swiss “Queen of Rock & Roll,” Tina Turner, had a stellar career from the 1960s until her last days in 2023. However, throughout her life, she wasn't so lucky in terms of relationships until she met music producer Erwin Bach, that is. After a very tumultuous marriage with Ike Turner, Tina met Erwin in 1985, and they finally married in 2013.
Erwin was crazy about his wife until her last days, saying, “I’ve always been so proud of who Tina is, what she’s accomplished. She was truly one of a kind”. He even donated a kidney to Tina when she started having serious health issues back in 2016. If that’s not true love, we don’t know what is.
Apart from a brief separation in 2013, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have been one of the most solid and long-lasting marriages in Hollywood. The couple met back in 1998, at a film festival, when their then-couple friends Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith introduced them. Douglas proposed to Zeta-Jones two years after they met, and although they’ve had quite a journey, with Catherine supporting him through cancer, the couple seems stronger than ever.
Recently, Michael posted a very cute picture of him and his wife, captioned, “Catherine, my beautiful wife, I love you now and forever.”
Michael Stern is the lucky guy who married Lisa Kudrow, and he couldn’t be happier about it. Stern met Lisa in 1987 when he was dating her roommate. Clearly, that didn’t work out, and the couple started going out soon after. In 1995, they got married, and some years later, the French ad executive and the sitcom actress welcomed a son.
Michael has said in interviews that he “loves watching Lisa on re-run episodes of Friends, especially on the most recent reunion episodes…”. Now that sounds like a very fun marriage to us!
When Harrison Ford met actress Calista Flockhart back in 2002 at a Golden Globes awards ceremony, he approached her with the same quiet and confident demeanor you would expect his movie characters to. However, it wasn’t so easy for the Hollywood gentleman; as the story goes, he needed help from their friend in common, James Marsden.
Harison said about his wide “I’m in love. Romantic love is one of the most exciting and fulfilling kinds of love and I think there is a potential for it at any stage of your life."
Even though they’re not technically married, Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn have one of the most romantic love stories in Hollywood history. They first met back in 1968 . At the time, Hawn was 21, and Russell was 16, so nothing could happen. However, they reconnected 15 years later when they worked on set for "Swing Shift."
They started dating on Valentine’s Day of 1983. “I like a million things about Goldie. Always have, always will. She’s irresistible”, says Russell.
After decades of marriage, A-list celebrities Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen are still madly in love. The couple met back in 1994, while filming "Pontiac Moon", and it took Ted a little over a year to propose to Mary.
In a 2017 interview, Danson said, “I’m madly in love with Mary. She’s a remarkable human being, so I’m just incredibly blessed.” Apparently, Mary feels the same way, and even though they have pretty busy schedules, they manage to make it work.