Top 10 Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Married to Each Other
It's not just flashing lights and red carpets for these lovebirds.
You know their names, but did you know they got hitched? Welcome to MsMojo, and today we’ll be counting down our picks for the "Top 10 Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Married to Each Other."
For this list, we’ll be looking at high profile celebrities who have managed to keep their marriages on the down low. Couples who were married but have since separated as October 2017 are still eligible for inclusion.
While their relationship has received its fair share of criticism due to their significant age difference, David Cross and Amber Tamblyn seemingly couldn’t be happier. Cross, who achieved mainstream success with his offbeat portrayal of Tobias Fünke on Arrested Development, began dating his future wife in 2007. It has been noted that Cross was hesitant to make a move on The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants actress due to their considerable age gap, but once he did, it went better than he could have ever imagined. The two tied the knot in 2012 and had their first child in 2017.
With Joel riding a wave of Top 40 hits and Brinkley fresh off the success of her role in National Lampoon’s Vacation, these two must have been thrilled to make each other’s acquaintance back in 1983. They would eventually marry two years later, but don’t worry if you never realized they got hitched, the two entertainers have been married a combined eight times! However, for nine years, the power couple made it work. Unfortunately, they split up in 1994, but not before producing a baby girl named Alexa Ray Joel. Thankfully, Billy and Christie remain good friends to this day!
That’s right, your favorite Game of Thrones hunk from Season One and Denise Huxtable from The Cosby Show are married. The two said their "I dos" way back in 2007, long before Momoa’s brutish portrayal of Khal Drogo entered the cultural lexicon. In fact, Bonet and Momoa have been together since 2005 and have two children together named Lola Iolani and Nakoa-Wolf. We don’t know about you, but those are some seriously cool names. Probably just a byproduct of having super-cool parents! To say that we absolutely adore this celebrity couple would be a gross understatement.
Now here’s one we didn’t see coming! Arend, arguably best known for his turn as Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s crass best friend McKenzie in 500 Days of Summer and Hendricks of Mad Men fame first met at a party hosted by Hendricks’ co-star Vincent Kartheiser. The two quickly hit it off, with Hendricks asking Arend for his digits that very same night! It didn’t take long for them to fall head over heels for each other, and in 2009, they wed in New York City. Two hard working actors, they’ve stated publicly on a number of occasions that they do not plan on having children. Too bad, their offspring would probably be overflowing with talent!
We guess we shouldn’t be surprised to learn that super spy James Bond was able to keep his marriage relatively under wraps. Craig and fellow actor Rachel Weisz began dating in 2010 and married just seven months later! Talk about love at first sight. The two British actors had known each other for some time before that, but only began seeing each other romantically after working together on the 2011 film Dream House. Oddly enough, the two play husband and wife in the movie! If that isn’t life imitating art, we don’t know what is.
These two have a total of seven marriages combined, so we suppose we aren’t shocked to learn that one of them was to each other. The year was 1990, and Thurman and Oldman were two young actors on the rise. They would meet for the first time while filming the crime film State of Grace, and would ultimately exchange vows that same year. Unfortunately, the union between the two actors was short lived, with the couple choosing to divorce only two years later. Perhaps it was for the best, as both would go on to achieve enormous success in Hollywood.
As far as unlikely marriages go, this one is right near the top of the list. When the daughter of Elvis Presley broke off her engagement to another man, it was because she had recently met Cage at a party. However, the singer with the famous dad and the actor with the tumultuous career would not stay together long. Choosing to get married in Hawaii—only 10 days removed from Cage’s proposal—the union would last just 108 days. In fact, the time it took them to get divorced was longer than the marriage itself! Perhaps this was one celebrity marriage that should have never happened in the first place.
If you don’t know who Jennifer Grey is, we apologize for your terrible childhood. Star of such films as Dirty Dancing and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, she was one of the 80s biggest draws. Her husband of over 15 years is no slouch himself, having appeared in a number of Marvel films as the no-nonsense S.H.I.E.L.D agent Phil Coulson. The two have chosen to keep their marriage quiet over the years, explaining why you’ve never noticed they were an item. However, they did appear together in an episode of The New Adventures of Old Christine, in which their characters go on a date. That must have been fun to film!
You know him from Mad Men and her from Gilmore Girls, but did you know that they’re married? The two met on the set of Mad Men back in 2012 when Bledel was cast for a three episode story arc in which she hooks up with… you guessed it, her future husband's character! Perhaps it was the steamy scenes the couple shared that ignited their passion, all we know is that two years later, they were tying the knot in California. Not long after that, they gave birth to their first child in 2015. We hope these two are in it for the long haul, because they are one cute couple!
Before we unveil our top pick, here are a couple of honorable mentions:
- Elisabeth Moss & Fred Armisen
- Helen Hunt & Hank Azaria
Damn you, Adam Brody! You had one job to do and that was to marry your O.C. co-star and longtime on-screen girlfriend Rachel Bilson! Alas, both Brody and Bilson tied the knot with others… and ironically enough, they are both actors! Brody fell for Leighton Meester while filming a movie together in 2010, and Bilson caught feelings for Hayden Christensen on the set of Jumper in 2008. In all honesty, Brody and Meester are an adorable couple; in a weird way, Seth Cohen and Blair Waldorf feel kind of meant to be. In fact, we take it all back, you do you, Adam Brody!