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Celebrities You Probably Didn’t Know Are or Were Married

Sometimes, celebrities make their relationships private to protect their loved ones and control the narratives about their lives. Check out our list of celebrity couples who have been or are still together, loving each other.

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    Some celebrities find their love relationships too precious to share with the whole world!

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    Sometimes, as you scroll through your social media feed, everyone suddenly seems devastated by the breakup of a celebrity couple you didn’t even know were together, let alone married. 

    Being constantly in the public eye, many celebrities put in a lot of effort to keep their relationships private. This is understandable, considering how intrusive paparazzi, media portals, and even fans can be in famous people’s lives. 

    The motivations to keep relationships private, or to be low-profile about them, pass through the desire to protect loved ones from the potential negative aspects of fame, have more control over the information about them circulating in the media, and even as an effort to keep their lives running as normally as possible.

    The thing is, many celebrities have successfully maintained a low profile about their relationships and surprised many people when updates about their relationships were published. In this article, you will learn about 10 celebrity couples you probably didn’t know have been – or still are – together. Check it out!

    Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak

    Todd Spiewak and Jim Parsons – Vince Bucci/Invision/AP/Shutterstock

    A twenty-year-long relationship! That’s how long Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak have been together. 

    Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory star, and producer Todd Spiewak were introduced by friends in 2002. They instantly hit it off! Parsons has declared to Stephen Colbert that, after their first date, he remembers ‘lying in bed and closing my eyes but not being asleep. And that sensation of light.’

    The couple got married in 2017 at the Rainbow Room in New York City and celebrate their relationship and partnership on social media frequently. On Todd Spiewak’s birthday in 2021, Jim Parsons stated in an Instagram post, ‘To say I am grateful you were born would be a ridiculous understatement.

    Anne Hathaway and Adam Shulman

    Anne Hathaway and Adam Schulman – Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/Getty Images

    Anne Hathaway is our forever sweetheart Princess Mia Thermopolis from ‘The Princess Diaries.’ Although the actress has been in the public eye for decades and has established a solid career as one of the most renowned Hollywood actresses, she is able to keep her personal life private.

    The actress has been married to Adam Schulman, an actor and jewelry designer, since September 29, 2012, after dating for four years. Although the couple makes appearances together at events and on red carpets, they still manage to maintain relative privacy about their almost 10-year marriage. When asked about her husband in an interview for Harper’s Bazaar, Hathaway confessed, ‘I knew from the second I met him that he was the love of my life.’

    Their relationship has been especially private when it comes to their two kids, but the actress has stated that Schulman is a spectacular dad. When she shared the news of her second pregnancy, Anne Hathaway posted a brief supportive message for all people finding that getting pregnant is a little bit harder. She stated that her experiences were not a straight-line journey.

    Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake

    Sometimes celebrities make their relationships private to protect their loved ones and control the narratives about their lives. Check out our list with celebrity couples who have been or still are together loving each other.
    Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake – @jessicabiel/Instagram

    A year ago, Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake crossed the 10-year marriage milestone. 

    Together for almost 16 years, they shared heartfelt love declarations on their social media to celebrate the first decade as husband and wife. ‘Ten years are not enough,’ said the singer and actor while sharing a photo dump of adorable moments alongside his wife.

    Throughout all those years, the couple has had some ups and downs and a brief break-up, but they renewed their vows. However, the start of their relationship began with the two of them not looking for anything serious back in 2007 and evolved to Justin Timberlake proposing to Jessica Biel in 2008. The actress stated, from the very start, that this was a part of her life she wanted to keep private.

    In 2015, the couple welcomed their first son. They have shared how they have been there for each other during hardships, and in 2020, during the pandemic, they welcomed their second son, expanding their family and their unique bond.

    Uma Thurman and Gary Oldman

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    Not many people know about this couple, and in fact, they stayed together for only two years, but actress Uma Thurman and actor Gary Oldman were married from 1990 to 1992. 

    Uma, best known for her iconic role in Kill Bill, married Gary Oldman, who played roles in ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Batman.’ Although the actor is 12 years older than the actress, the couple made their relationship work and even took it all the way to the altar. 

    Gary Oldman is now on his fifth marriage, with Gisele Schmidt, and Uma Thurman got married to Ethan Hawke in 1998. The two had their daughter, rising actress Maia Hawke, and split up in 2005.

    Leighton Meester and Adam Brody

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    It was love at first sight! Leighton Meester and Adam Brody make their relationship sound like a fairytale whenever they talk about it or are seen together.

    Both Adam Brody and Leighton Meester were early 2010s sweethearts from their performances on ‘The O.C’ and ‘Gossip Girl,’ respectively. On the podcast ‘Podcrushed,’ Adam Brody revealed to fellow actor Penn Badgley that he fell in love with Leighton Meester at first sight at a dinner in Los Angeles, even before getting to know her. 

    They got to know each other better in 2011 when they worked together, but only started seeing each other romantically two years later. Ever since, the two of them have become inseparable and have been privately dating from the very beginning.

    According to US Magazine, they got married in an intimate ceremony in 2014 and welcomed their first daughter a year later. In 2020, they welcomed their second child, whose name hasn’t been publicized, as the couple puts in efforts to protect their kids’ privacy.

    Alison Brie and Dave Franco

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    Alison Brie has delivered astonishing performances and is beloved as Annie from the ‘Community’ sitcom series. The actress has been married to actor and director Dave Franco for 6 years. More than just husband and wife, the couple also manages to work together and display a synchronic dynamic like no other.

    They first met in 2011 and quickly connected, starting to see each other right afterwards. Six years later, in 2017, the couple tied the knot in an intimate ceremony and has been strong ever since. At work, they have paired up in projects like ‘The Little Hours’ and ‘The Disaster Artist.’ Additionally, Dave Franco has directed Alison Brie in one of their most recent works, ‘Somebody I Used to Know.’

    Although they barely address their romantic relationship and instead focus on professional matters in interviews, this couple has been showcasing their soulmate dynamic publicly by taking couples quizzes on GQ or even reading thirsty tweets together for BuzzFeed Celeb.

    Margot Robbie and Tom Ackerley

    Tom Ackerley and Margot Robbie – Todd Williamson/Getty Images

    It is hard to imagine that probably one of the most talked about celebrities in 2023, the very star of Greta Gerwig’s Barbie movie, could keep personal details private. But Hollywood sensation Margot Robbie manages to do just that!

    The actress finds ways to manage and balance her super-publicized work with a private personal life. Margot Robbie met Tom Ackerley, a British film director, and producer ten years ago on the set of ‘Suit Française,’ where Margot played Celine Joseph, and Tom worked backstage as a director’s assistant.

    Not only did they instantly hit it off and build a solid relationship, but the couple also became business partners and co-own the production company LuckyChap Entertainment with a few friends. The company has been associated with producing critically acclaimed films like “I, Tonya” and “Birds of Prey.”

    Margot has stated that they had been friends for some time while she had feelings for him but was convinced that he would never like her back. They got married secretly in 2016 in Byron Bay, Australia. Margot Robbie later confirmed their union on her Instagram.

    Christie Brinkley and Billy Joel

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    Musician Billy Joel and supermodel and actress Christie Brinkley built a ten-year-long relationship back in the 1980s. Both of them were hot in the media, and their relationship was captured by paparazzi wherever they went. This is not such a private relationship, but the fact that it happened a while ago makes people forget that they were once one of the hottest media couples.

    They tried to escape the public eye and many times checked into hotels with fake names to avoid being another news headline. They first met in 1983 while vacationing on the Caribbean island, and Joel tried many assets to capture the model’s attention.

    Eventually, the musician succeeded in his attempts, and the couple got married in 1985 aboard a 147-feet yacht in New York. In December of the same year, they welcomed their daughter, Alexa Ray. After nine years of marriage, the couple divorced in 1994 due to allegations of not being able to reconcile their relationship with each other’s individual works and desires.

    Michelle Williams and Phil Elverum

    Phil Elverum and Michelle Williams – TheImageDirect.com

    The efforts to keep their relationship private were made from the wedding ceremony to their split up. 

    Actress Michelle Williams, known for her roles in ‘Brokeback Mountain,’ ‘Blue Valentine,’ and ‘Manchester by The Sea,’ married musician and songwriter Phil Elverum in a private ceremony in the Adirondacks in upstate New York in July 2018. 

    However, the couple split up shortly after, and they managed to keep their breakup private for a few months, as the news spread in April 2019, reporting that their relationship had ended earlier that year. Since 2020, the actress has been with director and producer Thomas Kail.

    Emily Blunt and John Krasinski

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    Emily Blunt and John Krasinski are known for openly talking about a few struggles in their relationship and for maintaining an honest and open communication dynamic with each other.

    Their honesty with each other makes them one of the most beloved couples in Hollywood. They share a light and fun dynamic whenever they are together, and they have been with each other for a while now.

    They first met at a restaurant in Los Angeles in 2008 and got married in 2010, two years later. Over the past 15 years of their relationship, they have shown a lot of admiration for each other’s work in interviews, and Krasinski has admitted that he watched ‘The Devil Wears Prada,’ where Emily Blunt plays Emily Charlton, over 70 times. 

    They have two daughters together and have attended premieres and events as a whole family a few times. However, when questioned about details on their relationship, the actress has stated that she would rather keep those pieces of information private, as she finds them too precious to be shared with, basically, the whole world.

About the author  /  Nathália Brum

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