41 Celebrity Couples Who Have Been Together the Longest

Relationships are hard. Theres the compromise, the for better or for worse thing, the toilet seat left up, or the makeup smudges on the mirror. Now imagine having millions of people watching your every move, taking pictures of those moves, and being treated like a celebrity because, well, youre a celebrity.

Im sure it would be easier to deal with a raised toilet seat lid if its located in one of the six bathrooms in your mansion, but staying together is hard(famous or not). Yet these famous couples have managed to keep things together for years…and not just the cameras.

6

Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell

These two prove if you like it you don’t have to put a ring on it, as they’ve been together since 1983 and haven’t married.

“A lasting relationship isn’t about marriage,” Hawn said. “It’s about compatibility and communication. And you both need to want it to work.”

11

Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness

A year after they met, this couple said “I do” in 1996.

His secret? “You love each other and respect each other. You truly want to be together.”

16

Colin Firth and Livia Giuggioli

The 1996 TV miniseries Nostromo brought themtogether, and they exchanged vows in 1997.

21

Viola Davis and Julius Tennon

The two met in the early 2000s after Viola prayed for the right man to come into her life. Whether that did it or not, they married in 2003.

26

Kirk Douglas and Anne Buydens

These two have been married since 1954, which is longer than most people in Hollywood have been alive.

How has it lasted so long?“That’s easy,” Douglas said. “I just told my wife, if you ever leave me, I’m going with you!

31

David and Victoria Beckham

These two met in 1997, “spiced” it up and tied the knot in 1999, and have four children together.

“My husband constantly inspires me and guides me he has done so much good work, I look up to him and have the utmost respect and admiration for all that he has achieved,”Victoria said. GOAL!

36

Elton John and David Furnish

The singer and his partner becamean item in 1993. In 2005, they entered a civil partnership recognized by England, and theyare parents to Zachary, four, and Elijah, two, who share the same surrogate mother.

41

Oprah Winfrey and Stedman Graham

And you get a ring! And you get a ring! Okay, maybe not a ring, but this couple has been together more than 30 years and were engaged in 1992 after being together for six years.

Why no wedding? I dont want to be married because I could not have the life that I created for myself,” she said.

Do they deserve an award for doing something completely normal? No, of course not. But given how many celebrity marriages are over just days after they start, its still nice to see that some have staying power.

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