Celebrity relationships are often whirlwind romances fraught with pressure, rife with infidelity, and ultimately headed for divorce. But every so often,a high-profile pair come along who buck the trend. These couples have all made it through the decades, and from the looks of it, they’re still very much in love.
1. Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw
Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw met on the set of 1984’s Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, and the renowned director would later say that Capshaw was the best thing about the movie. Marriage in 1991 followed the on-set romance, and the pair still look very much in love a quarter of a century later. In fact, Spielberg told Entertainment Weekly, “My leading lady is still my leading lady.” Awww.
2. Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson got hitched in 1988 after working together on the film Volunteers, and their marriage has lasted for more than 30 years now. What’s their secret? “I think the end result is that we got married for all the right reasons,” Hanks revealed on Entertainment Tonight.
3. Meryl Streep and Don Gummer
Multiple Oscar winner Meryl Streep married sculptor Don Gummer in 1978, just months after her boyfriend John Cazale had lost his battle with cancer. Gummer comforted the actress after the tragedy, and it bonded them for life. They’ve been married for more than 40 years now.
4. Samuel L. Jackson and LaTanya Richardson
Megastar actor Samuel L. Jackson married sports channel producer LaTanya Richardson in 1980 before he properly hit the big time. The pair have a daughter together and are still very much in love.