You know what’s wild? Earning over thirty million a year. That’s a reality for Clayton Kershaw, pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Originally born in Dallas, Texas, he had his path set out for him — in regards to who he was going to marry, that is. He met Ellen when he was a freshman, and the pair were together until she went to college and he went straight to the MLB. Impressively, the pair made it work and have been married for over a decade with three beautiful kids.
Nicholas Cage and Riko Shibata
Riko Shibata and Nicholas Cage made headlines when they tied the knot in early 2021 — mainly due to the couple’s age difference. At the time of marriage, Cage was 57 and Shibata was 26 — that’s a 31 year age difference!
Fun fact: Shibata is younger than Cage’s eldest son, Weston. We’re not wincing, you are. Shibata, who hails from Japan, first met Cage through mutual friends while he was filming a movie. Apparently, the reason Cage knew their marriage could work was that she... uh…keeps flying squirrels as pets.
Nicholas Cage and Alice Kim
Now look, we’re not trying to roll Nicholas Cage in the dirt or anything like that, but the man has a thing for marriage (and a few of them).
The actor and Hollywood name was at dinner in Los Angeles when he became quite taken with a waitress who was working at the restaurant. Her name? Alice Kim. Talk about being whisked away by a celebrity! The pair dated and then got married, keeping to their vows for over a decade! However, the pair divorced sadly, going their separate ways in 2016.
Ringo Starr and Maureen Tigrett
Maureen Tigrett was certainly one very lucky gal when she got a Beatle! The pair secretly dated after he spotted her while gigging at the Cavern Club.
Their relationship wasn’t without its troubles, though. His extreme fame meant that she’d often have to fend off other women! But she stuck by him and even frequented his hospital bed when he was committed due to high fever and tonsillitis. Shortly after that, Starr married Tigrett and the pair had two kids together. Sadly, they divorced, but it’s a story neither will forget.
Kurt and Brenda Warner
Warner is probably one of the best QBs in the history of the NFL. If not for injuries, we’re sure he’d be joining the Hall of Famers!
Best known for winning a Super Bowl with the Cardinals, he makes our list because he married well, an “ordinary” gal! But there is definitely something extraordinary about Brenda — she’s a former marine! She first met Kurt in college, before the pair tied the knot in 1997.