21 Celebrities Who Married Their Fans
Have you ever dreamed of dating your celebrity crush or even marrying him or her? Well, you might actually achieve these dreams someday as these people already did. Check out 21 lucky people who managed to marry their Hollywood obsessions.
1. Steve and Marjorie Harvey
Marjorie, a fashion blogger, first met the famous talk show host at a comedy club in 1990. It was love at first sight. In an interview, Steve recalled the first words he spoke to his future wife were: "I don't know who you are and I am going to marry you."
2. Anne Hathaway and Adam Shulman
The two had immediate chemistry when they first met through a mutual friend. Hathaway was meant to be single for a while after breaking up with Raffaello Follieri, but bumping into Shulman changed everything. She even told a friend at the time that she would marry him. She did marry Shulman in 2012 and they welcomed their first child in 2016.
3. Ruben Studdard and Surata Zuri McCants
The American Idol winner was signing CDs at an Atlanta Walmart in 2006 when he met McCants. He was so impressed that he even tracked her down to the store's toy department to get her number. The two married in 2008 and divorced in 2011.
4. Jessica Sklar and Jerry Seinfeld
When these lovebirds first met at the Reebok Sports Club, Jessica Sklar was married and had just returned from a three-week honeymoon in Italy with Broadway producer Eric Nederlander. However, she just couldn't resist the comedian's charm and was soon divorced. The two have been together for 20 years and have three children together.
5. Josh Duhamel and Fergie
The actor recalled that his very first words to Fergie were “you’re hot" when they first met on the set of his show Las Vegas. In fact, the singer had known of his little crush on her and had actually sought him out on purpose. They got married in 2009 and have a son together, but unfortunately divorced after 13 years together.
6. Adam And Jackie Sandler
Jackie was an actress looking for the big break in her career when she met Adam Sandler. She got a small part in the movie Big Daddy alongside her idol, and they began dating after the film was released. The two tied the knot in 2003 and have two daughters together.
7. Ellen Pompeo and Chris Ivery
Ellen first met the music producer at a grocery store in Los Angeles and started dating him six months later. They got married in 2007 and now have three children. When asked about the secret of a happy marriage, Ellen said the key was accepting each other for who they are.
8. Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth
The lovely couple met at a mutual friend's party where Jim came to rescue Reese. Jim was an agent at the same agency which also represented Reese. They dated for less than a year before marrying in 2011.
9. Liza Powel and Conan O’Brien
It was love at first sight for this couple. Conan first met his future wife during a taping of his show. She was a copywriter for the advertising company Foote, Cone & Belding which had produced a commercial for the show. After their first meeting, they dated for 18 months before getting married in 2002.
10. John Travolta and Kelly Preston
The two had dated numerous celebrities before they found each other. Kelly Preston had been a big fan of John Travolta since she was a little girl and John fell in love with her instantly when they first met. They've been through a lot over the years including the tragic death of their son, and it has all brought the couple even closer.
11. Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves
Camila Alves met the love of her life at a restaurant. The movie star was covered up with a beard and a hat and Camila didn't even recognize him at first. Even so, the magic of true love brought them together on a date anyway. The pair tied the knot in their hometown of Texas in 2012 and they have three children.
12. Matt Damon and Luciana Barroso
Luciana Barroso was initially married to fellow Argentinian Arbello Barroso and they had a daughter together. Whilst working as a bartender at Crowbar in Miami she met Damon, who was in town filming Stuck On You. In 2005 Matt and Luciana got married and he adopted Luciana's daughter from her first marriage. Since then they have had three daughters together.
13. Nicolas Cage and Alice Kim
The pair met at a restaurant in Los Angeles where Alice Kim worked as a waitress. They tied the knot after two months and had been together for 11 years before divorcing in 2016. The Con Air star said the divorce was a shocker, but he had no hard feelings towards his estranged wife.
14. Seth Meyers and Alexi Ashe
Seth Meyers is a rather private and low-key individual, so many people don’t know about his charming wife Alexi Ashe. She is a lawyer and graduated from Southwestern University. The lovely couple met at Chris Kattan's wedding and Seth once said during an interview with YourTango that it was love at first sight. They tied the knot in 2013.
15. Ringo Starr and Maureen Cox
Their story is truly romantic. Maureen was a hairdresser and a regular at Cavern Club. After seeing the Beatles’ performances several times, she developed a crush on the drummer. Ringo noticed her attention weeks later and they began dating. The two got married in 1965, but divorced in 1975.
16. Jon Stewart and Tracey McShane
The two first met through a mutual friend who was a production assistant on Wishful Thinking. At that time, Tracey was recovering from the end of a seven-year relationship. She went on a blind date with the Daily Show host and kept dating him for about four years before he proposed with a crossword puzzle. They have been married for almost two decades now.
17. Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes
Katie Holmes was infatuated by Tom Cruise before they even met. She told a reporter for Seventeen magazine that she always used to think about marrying Tom Cruise. Well, that turned out to be more than an idle dream. She married her dream crush in 2006 and had a little girl with him. Too bad they divorced in 2012.
18. Julia Roberts and Danny Moder
Julia met Danny on the set of The Mexican in 2002 when he was working as a cinematographer. Although Julia is an A-list star, she has been very low-key about the relationship. She wore a simple emerald ring instead of a lavish engagement ring and they tied the knot in 2002 at Julia's ranch. They have three children now and live happily together.
19. Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka
At the time they met, NPH thought the rest of his life would be a solo affair and Burtka was already seeing someone else. However, they both clearly had feelings for each other, and began hanging out as friends. Their first formal date was in 2004 after Burkta broke up with his ex. They got married in 2014 and have raised twins together.
20. Billie Joe Armstrong and Adrienne Nesser
Armstrong is a great vocalist and guitarist as well as a happy husband thanks to his beautiful wife Adrienne Nesser. She was a big fan of the band when she first met Armstrong at a concert in Minnesota. A few months later, Armstrong organized an extra show just to see Nesser. The couple have now been married for 16 years and have two children together.
21. Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose
The pair's very first meeting was, believe it or not, on Twitter. Wiz Khalifa was asked who he would be with if there was one girl in the world and he said Amber Rose. Then Rose hit him up on Twitter and fell in love. They tied the knot in 2013 but divorced in 2014.