More often than not, celebrities marry other celebrities. It’s just the way of the world. Every so often though, a celebrity will fall so head over heels in love with a non-celebrity fan, that they just have to get married.
Fans don’t always have to be non-celebrities, though. Famous people can be fans too. Keep reading to see which celebrities married somebody who wasn’t in the public eye, and which mere civilians prove that there’s hope for the rest of us.
Matt Damon And Luciana Bozan Barroso
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Matt Damon, star of Good Will Hunting and the one and only Jason Bourne, met his wife, Luciana Bozan Barroso when he stepped into a bar where she worked during a break from filming Stuck on You.
Matt and Luciana have been married since 2005, and they have three daughters together.
Reese Witherspoon And Jim Toth
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Resse Witherspoon married and had children with actor Ryan Phillippe before they divorced in 2006. Witherspoon’s new husband, Jim Toth is more low key.
Toth is a talent agent who admired Witherspoon’s abilities on the big screen. They got married in 2011, and they have a son, Tennessee, who was born in 2012.
John Travolta And Kelly Preston
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Kelly Preston was such a fan of John Travolta in Grease that she says that she knew she was going to marry him after seeing the poster.
John Travolta and Kelly Preston got married in 1991. The couple had three children, but unfortunately, their oldest son, Jett, died from a seizure at age 16 when he was on vacation in the Bahamas.
Adam Sandler And Jackie Titone
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Adam Sandler’s wife, Jackie Titone, is also an actress, but she’s not quite as famous as her husband.
She was a fan of his work long before she was cast in a bit part in Big Daddy. The couple got married in 2003, and then they had two daughters, Sadie and Sunny.
Christian Bale And Sibi Blazic
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Christian Bale met his wife, Sibi Blazic when she was working as an assistant for Winona Ryder. The couple got married in 2000.
They had a daughter, Emmaline, in 2005, and a son, Joseph, in 2014. Bale has done such fantastic acting work that it’s safe to assume that most people are fans of his.
Patrick Dempsey And Jillian Fink
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Patrick Dempsey has been married twice. First, he married his manager and acting coach when he was 21. She was 48. That marriage lasted seven years. They didn’t have any children.
In 1999, Dempsey married his hair stylist, Jillian Fink. They have three children together, a daughter and twin sons.
Mariah Carey And Nick Cannon
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Nick Cannon was a fan of Mariah Carey’s music long before they got married in 2008. The couple had twins Moroccan and Monroe on April 30, 2011.
Nick Cannon filed for divorce in 2014, and the divorce was finalized in 2016. Sometimes being a fan just isn’t enough to make a marriage work.
Kelsey Grammar And Kayte Walsh
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Kayte Walsh and her father were reportedly big fans of Cheersand Frasierbefore she married Kelsey Grammer in 2011.
Walsh is Grammer’s fourth wife. He has seven children in total from all of his relationships, three of them with Walsh. Walsh was a flight attendant before she married Kelsey.
Anne Hathaway And Adam Shulman
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Anne Hathaway and Adam Shulman met through mutual friends, and he was reportedly a fan of her work. The couple got married on September 29, 2012.
Hathaway gave birth to their son in 2016. I think Adam Shulman definitely married up. Like he’s cute, but she’s Anne Hathaway.
Matthew Lewis And Angela Jones
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You probably know Matthew Lewis as Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter film franchise. In May 2018, he married lifestyle blogger Angela Jones.
The couple met at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, where Jones, who is a hardcore Harry Potter fan, worked as an event planner.
Tobey Maguire And Jennifer Meyer
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Tobey Maguire’s wife Jennifer Meyer is a jewelry designer and a fan of his work. The couple met in 2003 while Maguire was filming Seabiscuit. They had a daughter in 2006 and got married in 2007.
They had a son in 2009, but then got divorced in 2017. His spidey senses just weren’t feeling it, I guess.
Steve Harvey And Marjorie Bridges
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Steve Harvey met his wife Marjorie when she attended one of his stand-up performances. Marjorie is his third wife. They have three children together, and Steve says that Marjorie is responsible for making him a better man.
Now Steve and Marjorie are happy being grandparents.
Jerry Seinfeld And Jessica Seinfeld
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Jerry Seinfeld met Jessica Sklar at a gym. She was a fan of his work, and they quickly started dating. The catch: Jessica had just returned from her honeymoon with her husband, Eric Nederlander. Jessica and Eric got divorced, and Jessica married Jerry in 1999.
They have three children, a daughter, and two sons.
Conan O’Brien And Liza Powel
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Conan O’Brien met his wife, Liza Powel when she came in as a consultant on his late-night talk show. They dated for 18 months before they got married in 2002.
Conan and Liza have a daughter, Neve, and a son, Beckett. Neither of his kids has his signature red hair, which is probably a good thing.
Julia Roberts And Danny Moder
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Cameraman Danny Moder was such a fan of Julia Roberts’ work on the set of The Mexican, that he married her in 2013.
Moder was married when he and Roberts met, but he got divorced in 2001. Danny and Julia have three children: twins Hazel Patricia and Phinnaeus Walter Moder, and son, Henry Daniel Moder.
Ruben Studdard And Surata Zuri McCants
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Ruben Studdard first met his wife Surata Zuri McCants in Wal-mart when he was signing CDs.
They got married in 2008 in a private ceremony in Alabama. In 2011, Studdard announced that he was filing for divorce. Ruben and Surata officially got divorced in April 2012.
Nicolas Cage And Alice Kim
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Nicolas Cage met his wife, Alice Kim when she was working as a waitress in 2004. Cage has been married three times, first to Patricia Arquette, then to Lisa Marie Presley, and then to Alice Kim.
Cage and Kim have one son, but the couple separated in 2016.
Tom Cruise And Katie Holmes
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Katie Holmes was a fan of Tom Cruise long before she married him. She reportedly even kept photos of him in her textbook during high school.
They got engaged in June 2005, only seven weeks after meeting. Katie gave birth to their daughter, Suri in 2006. They divorced in 2012 after five years of marriage.
Billie Joe Armstrong And Adrienne Nesser
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Billie Joe Armstrong met his wife, Adrienne when she came to see Green Day perform early in the band’s career.
They married got on July 2, 1994, and the day after their wedding, Adrienne discovered that she was pregnant. The couple’s first son, Joseph, was born in 1995. They had a second son, Jakob, in 1998.
Elvis Presley And Priscilla Presley
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Priscilla Presley was a big fan of Elvis Presley when she married him. They met when she was just 14 years old and they got married seven years later in 1967.
Elvis and Priscilla separated in 1972. They had one daughter, Lisa Marie Presley.