Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Have You Paid Attention to Hollywood's Longest Marriages(Party Two)
It can be hard to make a marriage last in Hollywood. But these superstar couples have all managed to keep their unions strong in the face of busy work schedules and tabloid rumors, not to mention every day stuff like juggling kids and arguments over who takes out the trash. Keep clicking to check out the longest lasting marriages in all of Tinseltown.
11. Warren Beatty & Annette Benning: Since 1992
Warren Beatty and Annette Benning never seem to stop smiling while in each other's company. After a string of high-profile relationships over the years, Warren finally committed and walked down the aisle with Annette in 1992. Word has it he knew "within minutes" she was the one when they met on the set of Bugsy in 1991. He said: "I was looking for someone to make me good."
12. Jon Bon Jovi & Dorothea Hurley: Since 1989
Get this: Jon Bon Jovi secretly married his high school sweetheart, Dorothea Hurley, in 1989 at a Vegas chapel during his New Jersey tour. An insane music career and four kids later, this rockin' couple is still making it work.
13. William H. Macy & Felicity Huffman: Since 1997
William H. Macy and Felicity Huffman like to stay out of the spotlight, but when they are photographed together, you can totally see the sparks. They got hitched in 1997 and are often subjected to taunting from Stephen Colbert, who jokingly gave them the nickname "Filliam H. Muffman." The happy couple even celebrated their stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame with a joint ceremony.
14. Sarah Jessica Parker & Matthew Broderick: Since 1997
Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick were introduced by a mutual friend and tied the knot in 1997. Parker gave birth to the couple's first child, son James Wilkie, in 2002, and in 2009 twin daughters Marion and Tabitha joined the family via surrogate.
15. David Bowie & Iman: Since 1992
A relationship between a rock star and a model sounds cliché, but David Bowie and Iman have stood the test of time. The British rocker and the Somali-American stunner have been married since 1992 and have one daughter. In 2010, Iman confirmed to Harper's Bazaar that the spark is still very much alive between them: "I still fancy him — totally! — after all these years."
16. Danny DeVito & Rhea Perlman: Since 1982
Talk about longevity — Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman were together for a whopping 11 years before they tied the knot in 1982! Since then these hilarious lovebirds have had three children and 20 happy years together. “Ours is not a fighting relationship,” Rhea once told People. “We both always feel terrible after even a small amount of harsh words.”
17. Catherine Zeta-Jones & Michael Douglas: Since 2000
Despite a 25-year age difference, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas have managed to make their marriage work better than most Hollywood unions. Since their wedding in 2000, the pair have endured many ups and downs, including two children and Michael's 2010 bout with throat cancer, which is now in remission.
18. Denzel Washington & Pauletta Washington: Since 1983
Denzel Washington met his wife Pauletta on the set of his first ever film, a TV movie called Wilma. They married in 1983 and have four children together. The Oscar-winning actor maintains a strong marriage by keeping his priorities in check: "Acting is just a way of making a living, the family is life."
19. Michael J. Fox & Tracy Pollan: Since 1988
Michael J. Fox was already a household name (thanks to Family Ties and Back to the Future) when he wed actress Tracy Pollan in 1988. The couple, who have four children together, formed an even deeper bond when Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease in 1990. "I think of that moment when I told her about having Parkinson's Disease, and she didn't panic," Fox told Redbook. "She didn't draw back. I could tell immediately that she was in this with me for the long haul, and then it was okay, we'll deal with it."
20. Sting & Trudie Styler: Since 1992
Sting married Trudie Styler (then an actress, now a fim producer) in 1992, and has since shared secrets of their racy tantric sex life with the press. The secret to their relationship? They adore each other. "Relationships aren't easy, and I don't think they're particularly natural, but we're lucky because we actually like each other," the rocker recently told Harper's Bazaar. "We love each other — that's a given — but Trudie lights my world up when she comes into a room. I don't take her for granted."