40+ Celebrity Couples When They First Got Together and What They Look Like Now

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No matter who you are, marriage can be tough. Life is full of ups and downs, and these challenges weigh on your marriage. This is never more true than with those in the limelight. While you might think that celebrity marriages don’t last, there are a few on this list that will surprise you and prove love does conquer all. Here, we talk about the then and now marriages of your favorite celebrities that are still going strong today.

Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell

As notoriously private as Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard are about their children, their relationship has been particularly public – especially considering Hollywood standards. Their marriage dates back to 2013, and they have two daughters – Lincoln and Delta – with each other, but things don’t always go smoothly.

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Dax and Kristen have experienced ups and downs in their relationship, and before meeting Kristen, Dax had an open relationship. They’re still together and happily sharing life together.

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel

There’s quite a history behind Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel’s romance. It was in 2007 that the “Say Something” singer and the actress first became romantically involved. Although the couple briefly split in 2011, their wedding ceremony took place on October 19, 2012, in Italy, with a romantic ceremony at the famous St. Mark’s Basilica.

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Throughout their journey, the couple has shared life-changing moments, such as the birth of their sons, numerous professional endeavors, and memorable birthday celebrations. After all these years, they’re still going strong.

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen

Since their marriage nearly a decade ago, John and Chrissy have had two children: son Miles, 4, and daughter Luna, 6. John Legend and Chrissy Teigen were married on September 14, 2013. The couple is now expecting a third child.

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John said on a podcast, “We’ve been through enough together. As a result, it has strengthened and fortified us. As a result of these tests, we’ve grown together and learned new things about each other.” They’re still happily together.

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi

This couple’s wedding ceremony was held on August 16, 2008, at their Beverly Hills home. Ellen and Portia both wore Zac Posen for the ceremony. When rumors of a split surfaced, Ellen DeGeneres viewed them positively since they were nothing more than unsubstantiated reports speculating about the couple’s split, as is always the case with celeb romances.

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The couple is still having the time of their lives after 14 years of marriage! Despite the ups and downs throughout over 20 houses bought and sold, Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres are happily together, enjoying life.