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Celebs Married To Commoners

Beautiful love stories of hollywood celebrities who fell in love and married a commoner.

Matt Damon and Luciana Barroso

2005-12-09
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While filming Stuck on You in 2003, Damon wandered into a Miami Beach bar where Luciana was working as a bartender. He hid behind the bar in order to escape the paparazzi and that’s where Luciana found him.


The couple got married in a small, private, New York's city hall ceremony in December 2005 and have three children together (Isabella, Gia Zavala, and Stella Zavala) and are also raising Luciana’s daughter from a former marriage, Alexia. 


In an interview on The Ellen Show, Damon gushed about how his wife is his soulmate. “I can’t imagine being without her“, he mused “I hit the jackpot with my wife.”


In 2013, the couple renewed their wedding vows in San Lucia in a sunset star-studded ceremony. The guests included Ben Affleck, his wife Jennifer Garner, Chelsea Clinton, Robert DeNiro & Grace Hightower, Emily Blunt & John Krasinski, Don Cheadle & Brigid Coulter, Chris Hemsworth & Elsa Pataky, Stanley & Felicity Tucci, Casey Affleck & family and Terry Kinney.  Jimmy Kimmel officiated the ceremony.

Patrick Dempsey & Jillian Fink

1999-07-31
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Patrick Dempsey, met his wife Jillian Fink when he scheduled an appointment at her salon with her. Apparently the hair stylist didn't believe it was the real Dempsey until he walked in the door. 


Although both Fink and Dempsey were seeing other people at the time, Dempsey soon divorced then-wife Rochelle “Rocky” Parker.


His wife still cuts his hair and Dempsey still regularly makes appointments at her salon; he says it’s like their date night since it guarantees time together sans the kids.


Fink and Dempset have three children: Tallulah Fyfe, and the twins Sullivan Patrick and Darby Galen.


Fink filed for divorce from Dempsey last January after 15 years of marriage. According to a source, the couple “went through months of extensive marriage counseling to save the relationship. Rumors that Dempsey had been unfaithful to Fink swirled at the time of the split. Another cause of friction in the marriage was Dempsey’s passion for race car driving, which often took away from family time. They have since then reconciled and called off the divorce.

Jeff Bridges and Susan Geston

1977-06-05
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Jeff fell in love with Susan while on location shooting Rancho Deluxe where she was working as a waitress/maid. At the time, she was sporting two black eyes and a broken nose (acquired from a recent car crash). "It took me all day to finally get up the nerve to ask her out. And she said no." Bridges says he knew after one week of shooting that he was in love and that Geston would be his wife. 


They have three children: Isabelle Annie, Jessica Lily, and Hayley Roselouise.

Tobey Maguire and Jennifer Meyer

2007-09-03
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While shooting the 2003 Best Picture nominee "Seabiscuit," Tobey Maguire met the daughter of Universal Studios chief Ronald Meyer.


Jennifer Meyer, who is a jewelry designer, and Maguire dated for four years before getting married in 2007 in a sunset ceremony in Kona, Hawaii. The two welcomed a baby Ruby in between their courtship and then a son, Otis after they were hitched. 


In October 2016, the couple decided to split after 9years of marriage. "After much soul searching and consideration we have made the decision to separate as a couple," the couple stated. "As devoted parents, our first priority remains raising our children together with enduring love, respect and friendship."

Nicolas Cage and Alice Kim

2004-07-30
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In 2004, Cage tied the knot with sushi waitress Alice Kim when she was just 19. This was Cage’s third marriage. After meeting Kim in a booking club, Cage began to frequent the sushi restaurant at which Kim worked. After just two months, Cage proposed to Kim. The couple tied the knot at a ranch in northern California in July. The pair have one 10-year-old son together, Kal-el Coppola Cage.


A few years back, Cage explained that his seemingly sporadic decision to wed Kim, who is 20 years his junior, was so she could travel with him to South Africa while he shot the 2005 film Lord of War.


Their relationship has reportedly experienced plenty of ups and downs, including domestic violence allegations against Cage.The couple, who have been married for 11 years, separated in January 2016.

Anne Hathaway and Adam Shulman

2009-09-29
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Despite a number of high-profile beaus throughout her adult life, Hathaway ended up dating little-known actor Adam Shulman in November 2008. After dating for three years, the couple announced their engagement in 2011.

After a one-year engagement, the couple got married in an interfaith (Jewish-Roman Catholic) service at Big Sur, California in September 2012. 


Hathaway gave birth to their son, Jonathan Rosebanks Shulman, on March 24, 2016.


Vince Vaughn and Kyla Weber

2010-01-02
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After dating Jennifer Aniston during the shooting of their film "The Break-Up" Vince Vaughn and Aniston did just that. Vaughn then moved on to Canadian real estate agent Kyla Weber whom he met at a wedding ceremony in 2008. Vaughn proposed her on valentine's day and married in 2010.


Kyla and Vince got married in a private ceremony on at the Armour House in Lake Forest, Chicago on January 2, 2010. Their wedding was a three-day event.  


Vince told Ellen that he "met the best girl in the world" that gave him purpose in his life. He also said that if he had met her earlier, he would have "done it a long time ago.


They have two kids together, Locklyn and Vernon.

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin

2014-09-27
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George and Amal first met in Italy at a charity fundraising event in September 2013 through mutual friends and dated for a year. Amal who is human rights lawyer refused to take his number. In the end he managed to get her email address and began sending her a series of flirty messages. He emailed her: “I think the reported hottest man in the world should meet with the hottest human rights lawyer in the world.”


Since then the couple enjoyed a whirlwind romance and got married in a glitzy star studded wedding in September 2014 in Italy.




Scarlett Johansson and Romain Dauriac

2014-10-01
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Romain's love of art is one of the things that he and Scarlett bonded over in the first place, since she met him through tattoo artist Fuzi Uvtpk, a mutual friend. Romain is a French journalist and former editor of the French magazine “Clark,” which specializes in urban art. He is currently the manager of a creative agency.


They started dating in 2012 and got engaged in 2013. They got married in a secret ceremony on a ranch in Philipsburg, Mont.


The couple have a daughter, Rose.

Julia Roberts and Daniel Moder

2002-07-04
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The two met when Roberts was shooting The Mexican in 2000. Moder was a cameraman and, at the time, married to makeup artists Vera Steimberg and she was dating Benjamin Bratt. But this did not stop them and getting married in 2002 after Moder’s divorce finalized. Julia and Daniel were married on July 4, 2002 at midnight with fireworks at Julia's ranch outside Taos, New Mexico near the community of Arroyo Seco. They were married under an arch of white and pink sheaths and within a circle of scattered red, white and pink rose petals.


Together, they have three children: twins Hazel Patricia and Phinnaeus "Finn" Walter Moder and son, Henry Daniel Moder.


However, the couple’s long-term relationship has reportedly hit breaking point, with many reports claiming that Moder has filed for divorce in 2015. They are having a crisis because she wants him as a full-time dad,” claims a source. “He has always been hell-bent on pulling his own weight but Julia feels they are financially set.” But Moder is loath to give up his career in cinematography. “Danny does not feel like they have a true partnership,” claims a source. “It is her way or the highway. There has never been more strain on their marriage than there is now.”

Roberts is also reportedly “high maintenance”, accustomed to having her way after years as a top actresses


As of now the couple are happily married and celebrated their 13th wedding anniversary recently along with George and Amal Clooney.

Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth

2011-03-26
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The couple got together after a buddy of Toth’s spent an evening drunkenly hitting on Witherspoon. Toth came to the rescue and apologized for his pal’s rudeness. Though it took some time to go public, this relationship began in 2009. In February of 2010, Toth and Witherspoon decided to take it to the presses and Witherspoon announced her beau formally to the press.

Toth works as a professional talent agent and has been head of the motion picture talent division at Creative Artists Agency since 2010; the agency which represents Witherspoon.


They announced their engagement in 2010, and subsequently were married on March 26, 2011. Their private LA ceremony took place at Libbey Ranch in Ojai California, Witherspoon’s then-country estate.


Witherspoon told Elle Magazine that she never thought she'd get married again until Jim came along and gave her something she'd never had before: 

“Jim said, ‘I’m gonna show you every day what a good partner is, what a good person is. I’m going to take care of you. I’m gonna do this so much that you’re gonna get used to it.’ 


The couple welcomed their first child, Tennessee James, in September 2012.



Eddie Redmayne and Hannah Bagshawe

2014-12-15
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Eddie first met Hannah while he was still at school, studying at the all-boys Eton College. Eddie and Hannah got to know each other when Eddie took part in a charity fashion show held at a girls’ school attended by his wife to be.


Romance didn’t blossom straight away though and they went their seperate ways to attend college.  They reunited In January 2012. Eddie Redmayne then started dating Hannah Bagshawe, who was working as a publicist. The relationship seemed to quickly become serious as they stepped out together at a string of events.


They got engaged in June 2014 and tied the knot in a 'winter wonderland' themed wedding at Somerset’s Babington House in December 2014.


Eddie and Hannah welcomed their first child, daughter Iris May in June 2016.


Jessica Alba and Cash Warren

2008-05-19
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The couple met on set in 2004 while Jessica was filming Fantastic Four and were married in LA four years later in the Beverly Hills courthouse’s ceremony room under an arch of green silk foliage and white flowers.


Jessica believes that the day she met her husband, Cash Warren it was amazing as they had a strong connection.  


Since then, Jessica and Cash have welcomed two daughters, Honor and Haven.



Jerry Seinfeld & Jessica Sklar

1999-12-26
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In 1998, Sklar and Seinfeld met at Reebok Sports Club, sweating it out alongside each other.

Sklar was a PR executive for the clothing company Tommy Hilfiger and about to get married to Eric Nederlander, son of New York theatre tycoon Robert Nederlander.


When she returned from her honeymoon with Nederlander, she began seeing Seinfeld and filed for divorce only four months into her marriage.

One year later (November of 1998), Seinfeld popped the questioned at Balthazar, a downtown Manhattan bistro. Second time seems to have been the charm; these two were married on December 26, 1999.


The couple have three children: Sascha, Julian Kal, and Shepherd Kellen. Seinfeld claims that Jessica and the kids are a life-saving force for him, and keep him from going crazy or “blowing his brains out”.


Christian Bale and Sibi Blazic

2000-01-29
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Christian Bale has reportedly said, "I never planned to marry. Everyone was divorced in my family so I didn't have very healthy ideas about marriage." That all changed when he met Blazic. At the time, she was working as an assistant to actress Winona Ryder, who was a friend of Bale's. In 2000, Bale and Blazic eloped to Las Vegas when he was 26 years old and she was 30.


the couple have two children: daughter Emmaline and son Joseph.

Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman

2013-07-05
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There are few Hollywood romances that have the sort of storybook perfect ending that Elizabeth Banks and husband Max Handelman have achieved.

The pair met back in 1992 during their first day of school at the University of Pennsylvania.


Despite dating throughout college and after graduation, Banks and Handelman did not get married until 2003. On July 5, 2003, Banks walked down the aisle at the Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills, wearing an off-white silk-chiffon Christian Dior gown and a veil handmade by her mother. 


Banks once admitted that even after a 10-year relationship, she was surprised when Handelman proposed to her on that day in 2003. In a magazine interview in 2011, Banks said that Handelman felt like he owed her a surprise after being together for more than a decade.


On the day of their wedding, the couple used the letters they wrote each other during their first year together to craft their vows.


She and her husband had their first child, Felix, who was born through a surrogate in March 2011. In November 2012, Banks announced the birth of another son, Magnus Mitchell, also by surrogate.



Marcia Cross and Tom Mahoney

2006-06-24
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"Desperate Housewives" star Marcia Cross made the first move on now-husband Tom Mahoney. The actress spotted Mahoney, a stockbroker, at an L.A. flower shop in 2006.  "I was walking behind him at a flower shop, and I loved his voice," she told Health magazine in 2008. "I thought, 'Oh my God, you're stalking someone; get out of the store!' I asked the saleswoman, 'Who's that guy?' She said, 'Do you want to leave your number?' It's wild -- my whole new life got created that day. If that woman hadn't said that, I wouldn't have left my number." He called and six months later, the couple got married at San Gabriel’s Church of Our Savior Episcopal Parish, Pasadena.


She wore a custom Reem Acra gown with platinum and diamond jewelry and a cathedral-length veil.


When asked by People Magazine about her beauty regimen, Cross said her husband was her best product. "I think that beauty comes from being happy and connected to the people we love, and his love makes me feel beautiful."


Cross underwent in vitro fertilization soon after their wedding and gave birth to fraternal twin daughters Eden and Savannah in February 2007.

Eva Longoria and Jose Antonio Bastón

2016-05-21
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When Eva Longoria met her future husband, she let him walk right by. “I was getting out of a bad relationship, and he was getting out of a relationship, so there wasn’t a connection,” the former Desperate Housewives actress told PEOPLE of being introduced to José “Pepe” Bastén, president of Televisa, the largest media company in Latin America, through a mutual friend in 2013. “So, we had a pleasant conversation but there was no real connection.”


The same friend re-introduced her to Bastén six months later. “I had no memory of meeting him the first time, but we had immediate sparks,” Longoria, said. The second time she met Bastén, she said, “It was like the cliché angels singing and there was a glow around him and it was immediate chemistry.”


The pair went on a four-hour lunch date the very next day.


“He was the most handsome man I’d ever seen,” Longoria said of the president of Latin media brand Televisa. “He was so charismatic, charming, sweet and funny. I thought, ‘Who is this guy?!’ ”


Longoria spent the next two-and-a-half years getting to know the father of three, whoproposed to her on Dec. 13 during a trip to Dubai.


After three years and five months of dating, the two wed in Valle de Bravo, Mexico, a lakeside town about 88 miles from Mexico City.

Meryl Streep and Don Gummer

1978-09-30
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Meryl Streep met her husband Don Gummer through her brother Harry, who was friends with Gummer. Gummer, was out of the country and Streep was staying at his apartment until he came back into town. Apparently, Gummer came back early and the two quickly fell in love. 


Gummer, a sculptor, and Streep have been married for more than 38 years and have four children together. 


When Streep won her third Oscar for "The Iron Lady," she gushed about Gummer during her acceptance speech. "Everything I value most in our lives, you've given me." 



Eric Bana and Rebecca Gleeson

1997-08-02
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Bana met Gleeson, a publicist for an Australian TV network and the daughter of Australia’s chief justice, in 1995.


When Bana was named “Bachelor of the Year” by Cleo Magazine in 1997, they were gifted with a trip to New York City.


In a delicious twist of irony, he utilized this opportunity to propose to Gleeson, thus effectively ending his reign as soon as it began.


Bana claims that this couple’s longevity is thanks to friendship and genuine chemistry. “My wife and I really, really like each other as well as love each other. We definitely laugh together every day. And I don’t mean chuckle – I can make her really laugh.” says Bana.



The couple have two children: Klaus and Sophie.