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John Travolta – Kelly Preston | Then

Kelly Preston’s first marriage to Kevin Gage was only two years long. Luckily, shortly after they met, she fell in love with John Travolta. They met on the set of The Experts. The two married in 1991. Both Kelly and John are Scientologists. They had three children together, Jett, Ella Bleu, and Benjamin. Tragically, their oldest son Jett died while the family was on vacation in the Bahamas. Jett had a seizure disorder that contributed to his death.

John Travolta – Kelly Preston | Now

Dustin Hoffman – Lisa Hoffman | Then

Dustin Hoffman rose to fame when he starred on The Graduate, and he hasn’t stopped landing groundbreaking roles since then. Hoffman was first married to Anne Byrne until the two divorced in 1980, and that same year he married his second wife, Lisa whom he settled in Manhattan with and enjoyed the city life.

Dustin Hoffman – Lisa Hoffman | Now

Jack Nicholson – Sandra Knight | Then

Jack Nicholson married Sandra Knight in 1962. Like Nicholson, Knight is an actor. She is also a painter and writer. After the two got married and Sandra and Jack had one daughter, Jennifer. Jack is close with his daughter and shared about parenting. He said, “Children give your life a resonance that it can’t have without them … As a father, I’m there all the time. I give unconditional love. And I have a lot of skills in terms of getting them to express themselves.”

Jack Nicholson – Sandra Knight | Now

Warren Beatty – Annette Bening | Then

The actor, who was once known to be the ladies man and with the reputation of being the ultimate Hollywood bachelor, decided to settle down in his 50’s when he met Annette Bening who seemed to have stolen his heart and pretty much dismissed all those rumors that were running around. One of those rumors has it that the Carly Simon song, You’re So Vain was actually referring to the actor himself. The couple who met on the set of Bugsy in the beginning of the 90’s, tied the knot in 1992.

Warren Beatty – Annette Bening | Now

Elvis Presley – Priscilla Presley | Then

Elvis Presley and Priscilla Presley have an incredible love story. Priscilla met Elvis when she was just 14 years old. She was hanging out at the Eagles Club listening to music when a man came up to her and asked if she wanted to meet The King. For 6 months they would visit each other until Elvis left Germany. She was allowed to have short visits with him in Hollywood. Elvis proposed in 1966. The two dated for seven years before marrying in 1967.

Elvis Presley – Priscilla Presley | Now

Sean Connery – Micheline Roquebrune | Then

The first actor to play James Bond, Sean Connery, had quite an interesting love life. Before he married Micheline Roquebrune in 1975, he was married to Diane Cilento. Connery and Cilento married in 1962 and got divorced 11 years later. He then married Micheline who was a Moroccan-French painter. in 1975. The duo met in Morocco at a golf tournament. They tried to keep the wedding very private and had the ceremony in Casablanca. Both came into the relationship with kids from previous marriages.

Sean Connery – Micheline Roquebrune | Now

Micheline Roquebrune had three children and Sean Connery had one son before joining families. The couple is still happily married today! One of the reasons their marriage works so well is because Micheline knows she can trust Sean. In 2008, Micheline spoke openly about her marriage in The Daily Mail. She said, “When I met Sean, I knew I was taking on the whole package. Everyone wants him and I have to accept and understand that.” Connery retired from acting and is enjoying time with his grandchild.

Robert Redford – Lola Van Wagenen | Then

Award winning actor Robert Redford stole the heart of Lola Van Wagenenback in the 50s. They met in 1957 because they both lived in the same Los Angeles apartment. The couple married in 1958. Lola was Robert’s first wife. Lola devoted her life to Robert. She dropped out of college so she could marry him. Together they had four children, Scott Anthony, Shauna Jean, David James “Jamie”, and Amy Hart Redford. Tragically, Scott died of sudden infant death syndrome at only 2.5 months old. Sadly the couple divorced.

Robert Redford – Lola Van Wagenen | Now

Michael Caine – Shakira Caine | Then

Michael Caine has been in many successful films including Woody Allen’s Hannah and her Sisters. After his first marriage to Patricia fell apart in 1962, he met the love of his life, his now wife Shakira Baksh. Shakira is a model and an actress. Caine saw her in a coffee commercial on TV and asked his friend to get her number. The two were married in 1973. Michael is Christian and Shakira is Muslim but Michael has said, “no questions or issues ever come up.”

Michael Caine – Shakira Caine | Now

These two are still happily married. They have been married for 44 years! They have one daughter together named Natasha Haleema. Michael Caine continues to act while Shakira has her hand in fashion. She is a former model and fashion designer. Shakira has also been in some films including Some Girls Do and a science fiction TV series called UFO. Here’s a marriage tip from Michael. He says, “The secret of a good marriage is two bathrooms. You never want to share a bathroom with a woman or you end up with a little corner for your shaving things and stuff. I am older than she is and I need more space”.

Robert De Niro – Diahnne Abbott | Then

Robert De Niro – Diahnne Abbott | Now

The couple divorced in 1988 and since then Robert had a long-standing relationship with model Toukie Smith. He and Toukie had twin sons delivered by a surrogate via in vitro fertilization. After the split with Toukie, Robert married Grace Hightower in 1997. They split in 1999 but then renewed their vows in 2004. Robert and Grace have a daughter together. Diahnne has stepped out of the public eye and kept to her self, except for the rare occasion of an appearance.

Gene Hackman – Betsy Arakawa | Then

Gene Hackman – Betsy Arakawa | Now

Gene Hackman and Betsy Arakawa are still happily married. They both almost look the same as they did when they were young. They live in Santa Fe, New Mexico. They love their quiet peaceful life out of the limelight. Gene Hackman says he chose to not live the life of a movie star. He told the Washington Post, “I paint, I draw. Santa Fe has a world-class opera, a chamber orchestra. Culturally it’s pretty nice there.”Hackman still loves to act and he picks up work when he can.

Sean Penn – Madonna | Then

Sean Penn – Madonna | Now

The two stars divorced in 1987. Sean Penn and Madonna still keep in touch. In 2016, they made headlines after they auctioned off items together at a charity gala for humanitarian efforts in Malawi. Both have obviously moved on since. Sean went on to marry famous actress Robin Wright. Penn and Wright have two children together. Sadly they divorced in 2010 after many years on and off. Madonna went on to marry Guy Ritchie until they divorced in 2008.

Harrison Ford – Calista Flockhart | Then

Harrison and Calista met in 2002 at the Golden Globe Awards. They got engaged seven years later in 2009 on Valentine’s Day. The Hollywood stars wed in 2010 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The two have shown nothing but love for each other. In 2011, they adopted their son, Liam, who was born in 2001. Calista is Harrison’s third wife (guess that’s the charm!). Ford was married to Mary Marquard and Melissa Mathison before finding his soulmate, Calista Flockhart.

Harrison Ford – Calista Flockhart | Now

Johnny Depp – Lori Anne Allison | Then

Lucky for us, Johnny Depp has had quite an eventful love life. Before Vanessa Paradis and the infamous marriage to Amber Heard, Johnny was married to Lori Ann Allison from 1983 until 1985. Lori Ann was a makeup artist (pretty sure they met on the set of a movie he was working on). Here we see the two right after getting married, looking totally in love. Look how young Johnny was! He was only twenty years old at the time of his first marriage!

Johnny Depp – Lori Anne Allison | Now

Anthony Hopkins – Jennifer Leyton | Then

For many years, Anthony Hopkins has shined on the big screen. Off screen, Hopkins love life was not so glamorous. He struggled with alcoholism until Christmas 1975 when he decided to get sober. His first marriage was to Petronella Barker from 1966-1972. Hopkins and Barker have one daughter, actress Abigail Hopkins. Anthony and Jennifer Leyton married a year after his divorce from Barker. Here we see them at one of Hopkin’s many award ceremonies.

Anthony Hopkins – Jennifer Leyton | Now

Michael J. Fox – Tracy Pollan | Then

From Spin City to Back to the Future, Michael J. Fox was hugely successful throughout his entire 30-year acting career. The actor actually met the love of his life while on the set of Family Ties. It was there he met Tracy Pollan, where she played the role of his on-screen girlfriend. It wasn’t long until Tracy became his off-screen girlfriend. They began dating after they met again on the set of Bright Lights, Big City. The two married in 1988.

Michael J. Fox – Tracy Pollan | Now

Bruce Willis – Demi Moore | Then

As often happens with Hollywood couples, Bruce Willis and Demi Moore met at a premier. They both fell in love at the premiere for the film Stakeout. Willis and Moore got married in 1987 and had three daughters together shortly after. Their children are Rumer, Scout and Tallulah. Their marriage lasted littlele more than ten years. They decided to divorce in 2000 but remained very close, even attending one another’s weddings thereafter.

Bruce Willis – Demi Moore | Now

Mel Gibson – Robyn Moore | Then

Mel Gibson and Robyn Moore met before fame and fortune. He was an unknown actor at the time and she was a dental nurse. They met in the 1970s and married in 1980 at a church in New South Wales. They got busy having children right away and they did not stop for a long time. Many do not know that the couple has seven children together! They have one daughter and six sons! The couple was married for twenty-six years until they decided to untie the knot.

Mel Gibson – Robyn Moore | Now

Dennis Quaid – Meg Ryan | Then

There is nothing better than when two super famous stars get together on set! They were both at the top of their game at the time. Meg Ryan was the queen of romantic comedy, with roles in Sleepless in Seattle, You’ve Got Mail, and City of Angels. Dennis Quaid has been in many notable works too including, The Day After Tomorrow, Traffic, and The Parent Trap. They fell in love while shooting D.O.A. and got married in 1991.

Dennis Quaid – Meg Ryan | Now

Stevens Seagal – Kelly Lebrock | Then

While Stevens Seagal was married to former Days of Our Lives actress Adrienne La Russa, Seagal reportedly saw actress and model Kelly Le Brock in the film Woman in Red and said that she was “his destiny”. They began an affair, and Le Brock became pregnant with his child. When news of this emerged, Seagal’s marriage to La Russa was annulled. He subsequently married Le Brock on September 5, 1987, and had three children with her: daughters Annaliza and Arissa, and a son, Dominic.

Stevens Seagal – Kelly Lebrock | Now

Michael Jordan – Yvette Prieto | Then

The couple started dating since 2009 and finally tied their knot after four years of relationship. Together, the married couple also welcomed twin daughters, Ysabel and Victoria, in February 2014. Furthermore, Jordan has 3 children from his previous marriage to Juanita Vanoy. Besides this, the Cuban model has also dated Enrique Iglesias older brother Julio Iglesias, Jr. However, they couldn’t continue their relationship later and broke up. Currently, Yvette and Michael Jordan are enjoying their married life and living elegantly.

Michael Jordan – Yvette Prieto | Now

Pierce Brosnan – Keely Shaye Smith | Then

Pierce Brosnan is well known for his roles in the Cold War, The Fourth Protocol, and Mrs. Doubtfire. His first marriage was to Cassandra Harris from 1980 until 1991 when she sadly passed from ovarian cancer. Brosnan reflected, “Cassie was very positive about life. I mean, she had the most amazing energy and outlook on life. It was and is a terrible loss, and I see it reflected, from time to time, in my children.” Three years later Brosnan found love again when he met journalist Keely Shaye Smith in 1994.

Pierce Brosnan – Keely Shaye Smith | Now

Tiger Woods – Elin Nordegren | Then

In November 2003, Woods became engaged to Elin Nordegren, a Swedish former model and daughter of former minister of migration Barbro Holmberg and radio journalist Thomas Nordegren. They were introduced during The Open Championship in 2001 by Swedish golfer Jesper Parnevik, who had employed her as an au pair. They married on October 5, 2004.

Tiger Woods – Elin Nordegren | Now

Woods and Nordegren divorced on August 23, 2010.

Kevin Costner – Cindy Silva | Then

Kevin Costner – Cindy Silva | Now

Perhaps fame is what drove these two apart. 16 years later, in 1994, the couple divorced. Kevin went on to become one of the biggest names in acting, with roles in huge films like The Bodyguard, Dances with Wolves, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, and Message in a Bottle. Cindy has not been in the public eye for many years and that is the way she likes it. In 2004, Costner remarried model and handbag designer Christine Baumgartner. Baumgartner is twenty years younger than Costner. He had three more children with her too.

Mark Hamill – Marilou York | Then

Mark Hamill – Marilou York | Now

It seems as though the force is definitely strong with these two love birds. They have been happily married for over 38 years. Mark and Marilou are as stable as it gets in Hollywood, probably due to the fact that they stay out of the public eye. Recently, Mark has reprised his role as Luke Skywalker in the 7th installment of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It’s never ending! Mark has also done some voice acting. In more recent years Hamill maintained the voice of the Joker in Batman: The Animated Series.

Sylvester Stallone – Brigitte Nielson | Then

Sylvester Stallone – Brigitte Nielson | Now

After just two years of marriage, Sylvester and Brigitte filed for divorce. The two had no children together. Their relationship was very much in the public eye the entire time, due to the level of their celebrity. Nielson told Oprah she “remembers thinking, ‘This is too early. This is not right. At the same time, everybody was going, ‘Who wouldn’t want to marry Rocky?’ If I would go back in time, I shouldn’t have married him, and he shouldn’t have married me! Both have racked up the marriages over the last couple years. Stallone has been married three times while Nielson’s marriages come out to five total!

Michael York – Patricia McCallum | Then

Michael York – Patricia McCallum | Now

The two are still married, 48 years later. Wow. They did not have any children together, but Patricia did have a son, Rick McCallum (producer of Star Wars) from a previous relationship. The couple is now both in their 70s. Michael was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder. Luckily he was treated with a stem-cell transplant and he is positive he will make a full recovery. He told the Telegraph, “I know this can be deadly, but I never gave up. I am thrilled at this reprieve and want to do as much as I can to make it better.”

William Shatner – Elizabeth Shatner | Then

William made his mark in Hollywood when he played the role of Captain James T. Kirk in the Star Trek franchise. He has also married four women in his life! His first married was to Gloria Rand who he has three daughters with. He then married Marcy Lafferty in 1973 and the Nerine Kidd Shatner in 1997. Nerine died tragically by accidentally drowning in a pool after consuming alcohol and valium. Wife number four is Elizabeth Shatner. The couple married in 2001.

William Shatner – Elizabeth Shatner | Now

Tim Allen – Laura Deibel | Then

Many do not know that before Tim Allen met his first wife, Laura Deibel, he was serving more than two years in prison after pleading guilty to drug trafficking charges. Shortly after serving time, he met Laura. They were together from 1984 until they divorced in 2003 after 19 years of marriage. Tim married Laura in 1984, in a private ceremony. The two had one daughter together, Katherine, born in 1989. At the time, Tim was at the height of his career doing Home Improvement, and films like Toy Story (he was the voice of Buzz Lightyear), The Santa Clause, and Galaxy Quest.

Tim Allen – Laura Deibel | Now

Ben Stiller – Christine Taylor | Then

The American actress Christine Taylor and Stiller met on set while they were both working on the T.V show Heat Vision and Jack, and Stiller explains falling for Taylor as hitting him “out of the blue”. The two tied the knot on May 13, 2000, and have been happily married ever since even appearing onscreen in films together like Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Zoolander, Zoolander 2, Tropic Thunder, Arrested Development, and Curb Your Enthusiasm. Taylor is best known for playing Marcia Bardy in The Brady Bunch Movie.

Ben Stiller – Christine Taylor | Now

Duane “Dog” Chapman – Beth Chapman | Then

Chapman met his fifth (and current) wife, Alice Elizabeth “Beth” Barmore, in 1986 when she was 19. Throughout the next decade, they had an on-and-off romantic relationship, even marrying others. In 1995, Chapman and Beth joined forces in business and life, finally blending their families and moving in together. Beth runs the bail bonds office and goes bounty hunting with her husband, often counseling the detainees. After 16 years together, they married on May 20, 2006, at a Hilton hotel on Waikoloa Village in Hawaii.

Duane “Dog” Chapman – Beth Chapman | Now

Alfonso Ribeiro – Robin Stapler | Then

Alfonso Ribeiro, best known for being Will Smith’s annoying nerdy brother on sitcom “Fresh Prince of Bel Air”, married his wife Robin Stapler back in 2002. The two met in 1999 while on set filming “In The House”, and were very much in love from then on. Carlton came up to Robin on set and asked her about her plans for after work; since their dinner date, the two were practically inseparable. Having tied the knot in 2002, the couple welcomed their daughter, Sienna, shortly after.


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