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14 Stars Who Married Non-Celebrities

A lot of people meet their spouses at work or because of mutual friends. That’s why it’s not very surprising that so many celebrities are married to fellow stars. However, there are also interesting love stories in Hollywood of famous people who suddenly met their soulmates when they least expected. In this article, we have a bunch of examples of how celebs married people who are far from fame.

1. Pierce Brosnan and Keely Shaye Smith

Pierce Brosnan has been married to his second wife, Keely Shaye Smith, for more than 2 decades, and they have 2 children together. Smith worked as an environmental correspondent for 6 years before meeting Brosnan and then continued to work in journalism over the following years.

2. Matthew and Camila Alves McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey married his wife in 2012. Camila Alves McConaughey is a designer. The couple has 3 children together.

3. Gal Gadot and Yaron Varsano

The Wonder Woman actress met her real estate developer husband back in 2006 at a yoga party. They tied the knot in 2008 and started growing their family a few years later. They have 3 daughters.

4. Julia Roberts and Danny Moder


Moder met Roberts on the movie set of The Mexican in 2000 where he was working as a cameraman. Moder was already married then but love knows no bounds. They married in 2004 in New Mexico after Moder’s divorce. Now they’re the proud parents of three kids: Hazel, Phinnaeus, and Henry.

5. Christian Bale and Sibi Blažić


The actor’s wife had connections in Hollywood before crossing paths with him. She previously worked as a model but then became an assistant to Winona Ryder. Christian and Sibi have 2 children together.

6. Paul Rudd and Julie Yaeger


Paul Rudd married Julie Yaeger in 2003. He met her in his publicist’s office, where she worked, shortly after working on the film, Clueless.

7. Ed Sheeran and Cherry Seaborn

The singer and his wife keep their relationship mostly private, but according to reports, they’ve known each other since high school. Cherry Seaborn works as a senior consultant at an accounting firm. They have 2 daughters together.

8. Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman

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Banks and Handelman met in college. Previously, his main career focus was writing about sports, but over the years he graduated to producing and helps Banks with her projects. The couple is still happily married and they have 2 kids together.

9. Matt Damon and Luciana Barroso


Luciana Barroso was working as a bartender in 2003 when she met her big-time crush Matt Damon who was there in Miami for the shooting of his movie Stuck on You. She even helped him escape fans and she ended up stealing his heart. The rest went like the title of his movie: Matt literally stuck on her and they got married in 2005.

10. Ariana Grande and Dalton Gomez

The singer married Dalton Gomez in 2021 after 11 months of dating. Dalton Gomez is a real estate agent.

11. John Cena and Shay Shariatzadeh

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John Cena’s wife, Shay Shariatzadeh, is an electrical engineer and has worked as a product manager and researcher at several software companies. She tied the knot with Cena in 2020 at an attorney’s office.

12. Tobey Maguire and Jennifer Meyer

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Meyer is a jewelry designer and even owns a company named after herself. She met Maguire in 2003 when he was filming Seabiscuit (2003) and they had 2 children over the course of their relationship. In 2016, the couple separated and ultimately divorced in 2017.

13. Meryl Streep and Don Gummer


The Oscar-winning actress and her sculptor husband have been in love for more than 4 decades. The 2 met through Streep’s brother, and they got married after just 6 months of dating.

14. Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied

Portman met her now-husband, Benjamin Millepied, whilst working together on the set of the film, Black Swan. He is a dancer and choreographer, and the couple has 2 children together.

Who is your favorite celebrity couple? How did you meet your partner?

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