15 Celebs Who Married Normal People And Proved That True Love Can Break the Walls of Hollywood

It is said that love has no boundaries, even when it comes to celebs. It's easy to imagine that with all the glitz and glamor surrounding them, they would only date people who are also in the spotlight. However, that couldn't be further from the truth. In fact, many famous people like George Clooney, Zoë Saldana, and Meryl Streep have fallen in love with regular folks, and we can't get enough of their romantic stories.
From singers to actors and athletes, this article will take a closer look at 15 celebrities who chose to marry regular people. These love stories will truly melt your heart and remind you that it doesn't matter who you are, where you come from, or what you do for a living, love can find you in the most unexpected ways.
So sit back, grab a drink, and get ready to learn about some famous faces and how they met their very ordinary partners.

#1 John Cena married a product manager at a software company, Shay Shariatzadeh

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The couple reportedly first crossed paths on the set of "Playing with Fire," while filming in Shariatzadeh's hometown. They exchanged vows in a private ceremony on October 12, 2020.

#2 Aaron Paul and activist Lauren Parsekian got married in 2013

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The actor from "Breaking Bad" met Parsekian, who is an activist and co-founder of Kind Campaign, at the Coachella music festival. The couple tied the knot in 2013 and have since welcomed two children into their family.

#3 Gal Gadot's husband, Yaron Varsano is a real-estate developer

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The "Wonder Woman" star and her real estate developer husband, Yaron Varsano have already had three children since they married since 2008.

#4 Reese Witherspoon stays with talent agent Jim Toth in 2011

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One year after Reese Witherspoon started dating Toth, a talent agent, the couple decided to stay together forever in March 2011.

#5 Jesse Tyler Ferguson wed lawyer Justin Mikita

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita are now in a family of four!

#6 Patrick Dempsey chose a hairstylist and makeup artist, Jillian Fink

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Having three children together, the couple reached the brink of divorce but ultimately decided to reconcile in 2016.

#7 Anne Hathaway married Adam Shulman, a jewelry designer and businessman in 2012

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The two met at the Palm Springs Film Festival in 2008. Hathaway once said that she knew she'd marry Shulman from that moment, and wow she's damn right.

#8 Meryl Streep has been sculptor Don Gummer's wifey for over 4 decades

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Streep married Gummer in 1978 and they have four kids together.

#9 Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied (a dancer) married in 2012

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While working as a choreographer for "Black Swan," Millepied, a dancer, met Portman, and they began their relationship. The couple held a sweet wedding in 2012 and now have two children.

#10 Zoë Saldana and artist Marco Perego have three kids together

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The couple started dating in April 2013, then got married a few months later. Saldana said, "I don't do the ABCs. I do what my heart says, what my heart feels. So from the moment I met my husband, we were together. We knew."

#11 Matt Damon met Luciana Bozán Barroso, a bartender when going out for drinks

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Who knows a bartender can one day meet and get married to a famous film producer?

#12 George Clooney met lawyer Amal Alamuddin during a dinner party

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From meeting through mutual friends to welcoming their twins, Alexander and Ella, George Clooney has been loyal to Amal Alamuddin for ten years now.

#13 Jon Bon Jovi and Dorothea Hurley: high-school lovebirds.

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Jon Bon Jovi and Dorothea Bongiovi — who wed in 1989 — have been married for over 30 years, and together for over 40.

#14 Miranda Lambert fall for a police officer, Brendan McLoughlin

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During a performance with her band, the Pistol Annies, Lambert was introduced to McLoughlin, who was working as a security guard for the Good Morning America show. After being invited by her bandmates, they had their first meeting. The couple had a secret wedding in January 2019, then announced their marriage to the public via Lambert's Instagram in February.

#15 Ellen Pompeo and music producer Chris Ivery met during grocery shopping

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Yes, they found love at a grocery store. Ellen Pompeo and Chris Ivery secretly got married back in 2007 and got three kids since then.
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