21 Celebrities Who Married Ordinary People Or Fans!
In order to meet and date celebrities, you must be a famous person, right? Absolutely wrong. Let me tell you the truth that you, as a very normal person, can win their heart. You only need to know the game rules. Check this list for more information.
In the Jessica Alba starrer movie Fantastic Four, Cash Warren worked as a production assistant. Cash Warren was a big fan of Jessica Alba ever since he saw her in the TV series, “Dark Angel”. They started seeing each other and eventually got married. They are now proud parents of two children.
Having dated many famous celebrities like Matthew Perry, Liam Neeson, Dylan McDermott and Kiefer Sutherland, she finally came across a cameraman named Daniel Moder, with whom she worked for the movie “The Mexican”. Moder divorced his wife then and Julia also got out of the relationship she was in to start dating each other. They finally tied the knot in 2002 and have two children now.
Cynthia Nixon of the “Sex & the city” fame, married Christine Marinoni, who is a school teacher. The couple met each other during an Education Fair in 2003, during which Cynthia was married to an English professor Danny Mozes, whom she divorced in the following year. Cynthia and Christine got married when their son was born.
When Jeff Bridges interviewed with “Reader’s Digest”, he said that his wife Susan Geston was a waitress when they met for the first time, which was during a film shoot. Apparently, he was scared to ask her out and it took him one whole day to ask her out for a marriage, which has been rock solid since 35 years.
Jerry Seinfeld ran into Jessica Sklar when he was at the gym. He first met her when he was just back from honeymoon with his first wife and he fell in love with Jessica Sklar instantly. He immediately decided to divorce his then wife and started dating Jessica. They are now happily married since 28 years and have three children.
One of his biggest fans, Kelly Preston, came across John’s poster for “Brilliantine” when she was 16 and was certain that she will be with him one day. Her wish came true 13 years later and they got married. They have been married for 23 years and now and had three children, out of which one passed away in 2009 due to high temperature.
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In 2003, Matt Damon met his present wife Luciana Baroso in a bar, where she was working as a bar tender. Once he asked her out, their courtship went on for two years before they got married. Now, they are parents of four daughters!
Meryl Streep had a rather filmy story. She was staying in her future husband’s apartment when he was out of town. They are a much celebrated couple and have been married since the past 33 years raising four children. Even when she received an Oscar for “The Iron Lady”, she dedicated it to her husband.
The marriage of Nicolas Cage looks like one that is directly from a romantic movie. He met his present wife, Alice Kim, while at a restaurant. Alice used to work in the restaurant and was a big fan of Nicolas Cage. Nicolas Cage was attracted to her and he asked her out for marriage. They later got married and have been together since 11 years now.
During the shooting of “Seabiscuit”, Tobey happened to meet Jennifer Meyer, the daughter of the director of Universal Studios in the year 2003. The couple hit it instantly and dated for two years before they decided to enter the wedlock. They are now happily married and have a ten year old son.
In 2003, “Good Will Hunting” and “Bourne” star Matt Damon met Luciana Barroso at a bar in Miami while filming his comedy “Stuck on You.”
Barroso was working as a bartender. Damon was dragged there by friends from the movie set. The Oscar-winning actor now has four daughters with Barroso and the couple has been married since 2005.
In an article for The Guardian, Damon stated, “My wife is my soul mate. I can’t imagine being without her.” And during an appearance on “Ellen,” Damon also said, “I hit the jackpot with my wife.”
“Desperate Housewives” star Marcia Cross was made the first move on now-husband Tom Mahoney. The actress spotted Mahoney, a stockbroker, at an L.A. flower shop in 2004 and left her number with the store owner.
Two years later, the couple got married.
When asked by People Magazine about her beauty regimen, Cross said her husband was her best product. “I think that beauty comes from being happy and connected to the people we love, and his love makes me feel beautiful.”
“Grey’s Anatomy” star McDreamy, aka Patrick Dempsey, met his wife Jillian Fink when he scheduled an appointment at her salon with her. Apparently the hair stylist didn’t believe it was the real Dempsey until he walked in the door.
The two were immediately attracted to each other, Dempsey says, but they waited three years before going on a date because they were both in other relationships.
Dempsey still makes regular appointments with his wife at the salon. “It’s like our date night when we work together because we can talk and don’t have our three kids around.”
Rebecca Gleeson was a publicist for an Australian TV network (and daughter to the country’s chief justice) when she first started dating “Star Trek” and “Munich” star Eric Bana.
The two met in 1995 and married just two years later. Bana proposed while on a trip he won for being crowned “Bachelor of the Year” in Cleo Magazine.
For 15 years, the couple (who have two kids) has made each other laugh all day. “And I don’t mean chuckle – I can make her really laugh,” Bana says.
After the end of her marriage to actor Ryan Philippe, Reese Witherspoon tested out relationships with other celebrities until she found someone in the non-famous Hollywood pool.
Talent agent Jim Toth met Witherspoon because his drunken friend at a party made an ass out of himself with the starlet. Now the two are happily married.
Witherspoon told Elle Magazine that she never thought she’d get married again until Jim came along and gave her something she’d never had before:
“Jim said, ‘I’m gonna show you every day what a good partner is, what a good person is. I’m going to take care of you. I’m gonna do this so much that you’re gonna get used to it.’
The comic genius behind “30 Rock” met composer Jeff Richmond while the two were trying to make a name for themselves in Chicago’s Second City.
According to an interview in Vanity Fair, the couple fell in love after spending just a day together at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry. After dating for seven years, the couple finally had a Greek Orthodox wedding ceremony.
They now have two daughters and have been married for 11 years.
Richmond has occasionally acted in bit roles but he now composes the score for Fey’s own TV creation, “30 Rock.”
After dating Jennifer Aniston during the shooting of their film “The Break-Up” Vince Vaughn and Aniston did just that. Vaughn then moved on to Canadian real estate agent Kyla Weber and married her in 2010.
The “Wedding Crashers” actor seems to be happy—he told Ellen that he “met the best girl in the world” that gave him purpose in his life. He also said that if he had met her earlier, he would have “done it a long time ago.”
Funnyman Conan O’Brien met his wife Liza Powel in 2000 when he was still killing it on “Late Night.” Powel was working as a copywriter at Foote, Cone & Belding and appeared in a skit about the ad agency.
Since then, the couple got married in 2002 and had two children. Powel has told People Magazine that O’Brien is a great father and actually quite the “softie.”
“Grey’s Anatomy” star Ellen Pompeo didn’t go the Hollywood acting route to find love but she did pick someone from another artistic industry. Music producer Chris Ivery and Pompeo actually met at grocery store in L.A.
In the words of all the cast members on “Grey’s Anatomy”: Seriously.
The couple married four years later and now have a daughter together. Pompeo told People she loved having someone to share everything with. Her and Ivery, she says, have a “strong bond … He’s just a real companion.”
“NCIS: Los Angeles” star Chris O’Donnell met his wife Caroline Fentress in college and hasn’t been with anyone else since.
The actor met Fentress, an elementary school teacher, while he was living in the same building as her brother. O’Donnell told Redbook that when he saw her, he “knew there was something special about her from that moment.”
The couple married three years later and now have five kids.
“The Hunger Games” star met her husband, sportswriter and producer Max Handelman, on her first day of college at University of Pennsylvania in 1992.
The two waited to get married until 2003 and welcomed a child via surrogate in 2011. During an interview about their wedding in InStyle, Banks talked about how Handelman proposed unexpectedly after 10 years, “He said that after 10 years, he owed it to me to completely surprise me.”
The couple used letters they wrote each other during their first year of dating as their vows.