Imagine living a high profile life where every move you make is recorded by photographers and journalists. It is probably very difficult to maintain a strong relationship in Hollywood, right? That’s why we are impressed by these star couples who have stayed strong despite the pressures of fame and fortune.
Faith Hill and Tim McGraw
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill represent the iconic country music couple in the country. Artist Faith Hill has won many music awards, including 5 Grammys and has sold more than 30 million records worldwide. Her husband, country legend, Tim McGraw has had more than 30 No. 1 singles and sold more than 40 million albums. They have combined their love for country music on stage. Tim and Faith have gone on tour together multiple times. But despite the pressure of the music industry, they have been married for almost 20 years and have 3 children.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson
Everyone knows Tom Hanks from Forrest Gump, The DaVinci Code and Saving Private Ryan. Ironically it was during the filming of one of his smaller films, Volunteers, that he met co-star Rita Wilson. Hanks and Wilson are a great team on and off the set. They have produced more than a dozen movies together, including Mamma Mia! and My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Both of them have been recorded saying that the secret to their marital success is laughter and mutual respect. The happy couple has been married for 30 years and they have two children together.
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos
Actress and co-host of morning show, Live with Kelly and Michael, Kelly Ripa and her husband, actor Mark Consuelos are another example of a happily married celebrity couple. They met for the first time on the set of the soap opera, All My Children and have three children. Unlike most celebrity couples, they reside in New York rather than Hollywood.
Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith
Jada Pinkett and Will Smith met in 1990 when Jada auditioned to play Smith’s girlfriend on the sitcom, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. She didn’t get the part but the actors developed a relationship very quickly. In 2003, the couple became business partners to create the TV series All of Us, which was a sitcom based on their family. They’re also philanthropists, the duo founded the Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation to help develop educational projects and family welfare for inner city youth. This couple has been the subject of many rumors. But despite the gossip, this couple has stayed strong and has a very close bond. They have two children together.
Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker
Matthew Broderick is the quiet actor known for his roles in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and The Producers. Sarah Jessica Parker, also known as Miss Carrie Bradshaw in Sex and the City has gained worldwide attention for her acting on TV and in film. They married in a secret ceremony in 1997, where SJP reportedly wore black, and they have continued to keep their marriage low-key. This couple really supports each other’s acting careers, but refuses to let it get in the way of family time. During the couple’s 18 years of marriage, they have three children together. They are happy in love and raising their children successfully. Their children, James, Marion and Tabitha go to the same school in New York City that their father attended.