These Hollywood Stars Are Already 20 Years As A Couple

There is still forever in Hollywood

Shante Broadus and Snoop Dogg

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The famous rapper married his high school sweetheart in 1997. Interestingly enough, Snoop got advice from the late Tupac Shakur to go ahead and marry Shante. Despite having plenty of ups and downs, the couple briefly filed for divorce in 2004. However, they eventually made up by renewing their vows on January 12, 2008.

In 2015, the couple became grandparents after their eldest son, Cordé Broadus, had a son with his girlfriend, Jessica Kyzer.

Frances McDormand and Joel Coen

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The Academy Award-winning actress and the director have been going strong for a long time. They first met back in 1983, when McDormand auditioned for a role in Blood Sample, the directorial debut of the Coen brothers. A year after the film’s release, the couple married and now they live in New York City.

11 years after their marriage, they adopted a son from Paraguay, Pedro McDormand Coen, in 1995.

Nancy and Steve Carell

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The comedians have been laughing together through 23 years of marriage. The two first met when Nancy took Steve’s improv class at Second City, Chicago’s comedy troupe. In 1995, they married the same year Nancy was a cast member on Saturday Night Live. Long after their marriage, the Carell’s both shared screen time on NBC’s The Office.

Nancy had a guest appearance as Carol Stills, Michael Scott’s real estate agent and short-term girlfriend.

Like the Carell’s, read ahead to see another couple that first met at Second City in Chicago.

Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy

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Huffman and Macy met in the early eighties, but they would date on-and-off for 15 years before making things official. The couple eventually tied the knot on September 6, 1997. Since their marriage, they’ve welcomed two daughters, Sophie and Georgia.

Macy plays the ukulele and is an avid woodturner, and he’s also a national ambassador for the United Cerebral Palsy Association. Huffman identifies herself as pro-choice, campaigning for women’s rights on behalf of NARAL.

Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell

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The stars of Overboard have been a couple since 1983. They first met in the sixties working on the film The One and Only, Genuine Original Family Band. But, they became more involved when the pair reconnected for another movie, Swing Shift. Hawn is also the de facto stepmother of Russell and Season Hubley’s son, Boston.

The actress credits her relationship’s longevity to a healthy intimate life, and never getting married.

Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond

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Tina and Jeff started dating in 1994, then wed in 2001. Much like the Carells, Tina met Richmond while working at Second City in Chicago. Fey was an actress while Richmond played music. The pair continued working together and sharing laughs on Saturday Night Live. Richmond served as the music director whereas Fey had a more prominent role.

Eventually, she became a cast member and the first female writer head writer of the show.

The couple who first met for a stage production at Northwestern University is up next.

Deborra-lee Furness and Hugh Jackman

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The couple first met on the set of the Australian TV show Correlli. The Wolverine actor personally designed an engagement ring for Furness. Jackman even credits the couple’s solid marriage to basic compatibility.

In an interview with People Magazine, Jackman said, “One of the great pieces of fortune in my career, it started late, but that Deb and I were already set together, a team, madly in love, like literally before it all happened.”

Mary Steenburgen and Ted Danson

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Danson went through a couple marriages before finally settling for the long haul. After Danson’s affair with Whoopie Goldberg, he did find another love. In 1993, the Cheers actor met the future star of Elf on the set of Pontiac Moon. Just two years later, the couple got married on October 7, 1995.

Danson would become the stepfather to Steenburgen’s children, Lilly and Charlie, from her previous marriage to actor Malcolm McDowell.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Brad Hall


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The couple first met when the Seinfeld actress auditioned for a play Hall was producing at Northwestern University. From there on, the college love-birds went on to work together on Saturday Night Live where Hall would serve as a news anchor on Weekend Update.

In 1987, they became married and they have two sons. Charles was a walk-on for the Northwestern men’s basketball team, while their oldest son Henry is an aspiring musician.

The couple who was dubbed as “Posh and Becks” is still on the way.

Kyra Sedgwick and Kevin Bacon

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The happy couple met while filming a play and were married in 1988. The two first met after meeting on the set of the PBS version of Lanford Wilson’s play, Lemon Sky. The couple has two children together, son Travis, 29, and daughter Sosie, 26.

According to Bacon, this is his secret to a happy marriage. “Whatever you do, don’t listen to celebrities on advice on how to stay married,” he jokingly told Entertainment Tonight.

Kelly Preston and John Travolta

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John met Kelly in 1987 when they were on the set for The Experts. Both the actor and actress claim it was “love at first sight.” Preston divorced Kevin Gage in 1987, and she married the Saturday Night Fever star in 1991.

The couple traveled to Paris on an Air France Concorde for a wedding ceremony at the Hotel de Crillon. But, a second ceremony occurred due to the pair being Scientologists.

Victoria and David Beckham

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In 1997, the soccer star and pop diva began dating. Naturally, their relationship instantly attracted a great deal of media attention. The couple was dubbed as “Posh and Becks” by the media. Beckham proposed to “Posh Spice” on January 24, 1998. On July 4, 1999, the couple wed.

Despite rumors of breaking up, the British couple is still going strong after more than two decades together, and now they have four kids together.

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