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Top 13 Celebs who have Been Married For More Than 20 Years And Are Still Going On Strong

Maya Rudolph and Paul Thomas Anderson: 20 years

Since 2001, the "SNL" performer and the highly acclaimed director have been married and have four children together: Pearl, Lucille, Jack, and Minnie.

Despite the fact that the two have never married, Rudolph considers Anderson her husband "Everyone understands what that implies. It indicates that he is the father of my child, that I live with him, that we are a couple, and that we are not planning to separate."

Peter Hermann and Mariska Hargitay: 20 years

The "SVU" actors have been married for 17 years and have been together for 20 years. They are the parents of three children, two of whom are adopted.

In 2019, the couple opened out to People about their love, and Hermann gushed about his wife. "I never imagined I'd be able to laugh so much in my life. Mariska is the personification of laughter — of joy — not just in terms of physical laughter, but also in terms of the way she laughs."

Chip and Joanna Gaines: 20 years

Chip and Joanna married in 2003 after first meeting in 2001. The couple has five children together, as well as a media, real estate, and lifestyle business in Waco, Texas.

""One of the most incredible things we discovered early on was that the more time we spent together, the better our relationship became... In their collaborative memoir, "The Magnolia Story," Joanna stated, "We seem to give each other energy."

Jay-Z and Beyoncé: about 21 years

Jay and Bey first met in 1999, and he proposed to her in 2008. Blue Ivy and Rumi, as well as son Sir, are the couple's three children.

Even after dropping songs about possible cheating scandals, the couple has remained relatively quiet about their relationship and personal life. What's the cause behind their silence?

"Jay and I have a genuine relationship. It's not about finding the right photo op or gaining interviews. It's true, "In 2008, she told Essence magazine about it. She did, however, sit down with Oprah in 2012 to shed some more light.

"If I didn't go home to that man, I wouldn't be the woman I am," she told Oprah. "It provides me with such a solid basis."

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones: 22 years

In 2013, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas took a vacation from each other, but still made it work. Since 1998, they've been together. What is Jones' finest marriage advice?

"It's a hard path, and I believe that people nowadays are too quick to give up on marriage. You must give it your all and not give up when the first difficulty emerges, since it will not be the last. There will be a lot more in the future "In November 2015, she told Good Housekeeping

Jerry and Jessica Seinfeld: 22 years

Since Christmas Day, 1999, the Seinfelds have been married. Jessica was still married to her first husband when she began dating the comedian, so their relationship had a rocky start.

But these two, who have three children together, have weathered the test of time and show that rebounds may be more than just a one-night stand.

Thandie Newton and Ol Parker: 23 years

Since 1998, the "Westworld" star and the director of "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again" have been married. Nico Parker, who starred in the live-action rendition of "Dumbo," is one of their three children.

One of the most significant turning points in Newton's life, she told the Guardian, was meeting her husband (along with starting therapy, seeing "The Vagina Monologues," and becoming an activist).

Rande Gerber and Cindy Crawford: 23 years

Cindy Crawford quipped that she met her husband Rande in a party while "on tequila."

Crawford told US Weekly, "I definitely think [tequila is the secret to a good marriage]." "After all, we met over tequila!"

Gerber and actor George Clooney founded the tequila company Casamigos, which has a particular place in their marriage.

Crawford and Gerber have two daughters together, Kaia and Presley, whom they married in 1998.

David and Victoria Beckham: 24 years

David and Victoria Beckham are the It Couple in the United Kingdom. Posh Spice gave Beckham her phone number in 1997, and he still has the plane ticket from London to Manchester on which she scrawled it. In 1999, they married, and the rest is history.

She let everyone know that love at first sight does exist in a piece she wrote for British Vogue.

"Yes, there is such a thing as love at first sight. It will occur in the Manchester United players' lounge — though you will be a touch tipsy, so the details are vague — "she penned

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill: 25 years

According to CNN, the country artists first met backstage at the New Faces music festival in Nashville in 1994.

But when they started traveling together in 1996, things really heated up. Faith had been engaged to producer Scott Hendricks, but when she and McGraw kissed on the road, she broke up with Hendricks.

He later told People, "I battled and fought and fought to get away from her for as long as I could." "I'm not going to go into detail, but I can tell you it was a fantastic tour."

Audrey, Gracie, and Maggie are their three children. They married in 1996 and have three children together.

Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness: 25 years

Hugh Jackman and his 13-year-younger wife Deborra-Lee Furness met on the set of his debut film in 1995. A year later, they married and have been together ever since.

When he stopped on Ellen DeGeneres' show, he said, "I'm kind of grateful that I met her before anything kind of transpired." "We've always done everything together in my career, onscreen and offscreen."

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith: 26 years

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith met in 1995 when she auditioned for a role on "Fresh Prince" as one of Will's girlfriends. They married in 1997 and have two teenage children, Jaden and Willow.

"Here's why I have faith in Will: he is a guy of integrity. He has complete control over his life "Pinkett Smith said Howard Stern of SiriusXM. "As long as Will can take a good look in the mirror, he'll be fine. I'm fine."

While Pinkett Smith was involved in a relationship (or entanglement) with August Alsina, the two stated in 2020 that they had worked through their troubles and were stronger than ever.

Steve Carell and Nancy Walls: 26 years

When he was teaching an improv class at Chicago's Second City in 1995, they met. In the same year, they married. They didn't precisely click straight immediately, but that was due to nerves.

"Because she was so silent around me, I assumed she despised me. I assumed she was well aware that I was a liar "In an article for The Guardian, he wrote: "I later discovered that she was just as frightened as I was and was attempting to maintain her cool."


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