We have seen a lot of things in the entertainment industry, including marriages that didn’t survive a hundred days and some that ended as “bloody” as hell.
There are, however, many celebrities whose marriages have worked. Here are some top 80s and 90s celebrity couples that have held together through thick and thin.
David Bowie and Iman
Before his death in January 2016, David Bowie and his wife, Iman, have been together since 1992. The marriage produced a daughter, 15-year-old Alexandria. Before meeting and marrying each other, both had married other people earlier and divorced. While from Bowie’s first marriage he had a son, Imam had a daughter from hers.
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett
After his first marriage to Sheree Fletcher ended in 1995, Will Smith began a relationship with Jada Pinkett. The two got married in 1997, and have two children, Jaden and Willow.
While there have been various rumors of a divorce, the couple has stayed together. They have worked on various productions together including “The Karate Kid,” which featured their son, Jada, “After Earth” and the remake of “Annie.”
John Travolta and Kelly Preston
Among other 90s Celebrity Couples are John Travolta and Kelly, who got married in 1991 stand out in many ways. Although their relationship has been plagued by divorce rumors always associated with celebrity couples, the two have stayed together for more than 25 years. In 2009, they lost their son, Jett. They have two surviving children, Ella Bleu and Benjamin.
Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton
It happened really fast for this two, and it remained so for a long time. Three weeks after their meeting in 1996, Andrew proposed to Cate, and in 1997, they got married. They have remained together ever since, having three children and adopting one. Andrew and Cate have teamed up produce Cate’s film, Carol.
Faith Hill and Tim McGraw
Arguably one of the most beautiful among other 90s Celebrity Couples, Faith and Tim have been married since 1996. With three children, the couple has stayed together and continued to do what it was always known to do; love and music.
Victoria and David Beckham
Just when the 90s was slipping out, Victoria and David Beckham got married. The couple began dating in 1997 and in 1998, the football legend proposed to the singer. Their marriage may not be as perfect as the couple looks, but it has remained as solid as one can expect. Between them, Victoria and Beckham have four children.
Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick
This couple began their relationship in 1991, and by 1997, they were married. The couple welcomed their first child in 2002, and in 2009 they had their twins.
Colin Firth and Livia Giuggioli
It was on set for Nostromo, that Colin and Livia met. The couple got married in 1997 and remained much in love almost 20 years later. The actor and his Italian producer wife have three children.
Eric McCormack and Janet Holden
One thing that is quite interesting about the 90s celebrity couples, most especially actors and actresses, was that most met on set. It is not any different with McCormack and Holden. The two met on the set for Lonesome Dove: The Series in 1994. They got married in 1997 and gave birth to their only child in 2002.
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos
These two met on set in 1995 when both were cast for “All My Children,” where Mark was Kelly’s love interest. Soon they started going out, and in 1996, they eloped to Las Vegas. The two got married that year, and have three children together.
Chris O’Donnell and Caroline Fentress
Caroline was a sister to O’Donnell’s college roommate. That was how they met in and began dating in 1993. Three years later, they became engaged and in 1997, they became man and wife. Although Caroline is not a celebrity, she has earned her place on the list. Between 1999 and 2007, the couple has five children.
Jerry Seinfeld and Jessica Seinfeld
In 1998 Jessica Seinfeld got married to Eric Nederlander. In that same year, the marriage ended and soon she began dating Jerry Seinfeld. The two got married in 1999, and have three children between them.
Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman
It was a fast rollercoaster for Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman. Two weeks after meeting in 1971, they moved in together. By 1982, they got married, and after separating more than once, the couple has been able to hold on for more than 34 years. They have three children.
Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick
In 1988, Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick tied the knot after meeting on set for Lemon Sky. Since then it has been stories of love, two children, movies, and holding on.
Paul ‘Bono’ and Ali Hewson
Bono and Alison met when both were young, and married in 1982. Like all on the list, they have maintained a strong bond. They have four children.
Jamie Lee Curtis and Christopher Guest
32 years and still counting, actress Jamie Lee and Curtis and multi-talented husband, Christopher Guest are still together. The two have been married since 1984, and they have 2 children.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson
“Our marriage is the foundation of our family, is sacred to us and we couldn’t allow such nonsense as we are about to celebrate our 29th wedding anniversary,” was the response of the couple after a divorce rumor was sparked by The National Enquirer. Tom and Rita have been married since 1988. They two have two children between them.
Pauletta and Denzel Washington
A list of those who have held on cannot be complete without the Washingtons. The couple has been together since 1983. Stories have kept emerging on the couple heading for divorce, but it has continued to silence all talks by remaining even stronger. Pauletta and Denzel have four children.