Being an exceptionally successful franchise, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has introduced many pop characters, whose names quickly become household names. In addition to their fierce fightings, fans are curious about the everyday life moments of these characters with their lovers or their crushes.
There are such beautiful couples in the MCU that their loves become iconic and admirable. Fans sometimes want them to date in real life. However, we seem to forget they are just real people like us and they have their own lives and their families.
Today we have introduced you to real-life partners of 16 Marvel stars to give you a little insight into their off-set lives!
#1 Anthony Mackie (Falcon as well as Sam Wilson) with Sheletta Chapital (his wife)
He secretly married Sheletta Chapital, his lifelong sweetheart, in 2014. They have their first child in 2009 and now they have three.
#2 Chris Hemsworth (Thor) and Elsa Pataky
They get married in 2010. Now they have three children: Rose Hemsworth (2012) and twins Tristan and Sasha Hemsworth (2014), who believe their father is a real-life superhero.
Chris Hemsworth with his kids
#3 Peter Dinklage as Eitri with his spouse Erica Schmidt
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In 2005, he married Erica Schmidt, a theatre director. Their first child was born in 2011 and their son was born in 2017.
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#4 Iron Man – Robert Downey with Susan Downey
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Our beloved hero, Iron Man gets married to executive producer Susan Levin in 2005. They have fallen in love since 2003 when they met on the set of the film Gothika. They now have two children named Exton Elias Downey (2012) and Avri Roel Downey (2013). In addition, Robert also has a son named Indio Falconer Downey, who was born in 1993 with his first wife Deborah Falconer.
#5 Clark Gregg playing Phil Coulson in the MCU and his gorgeous wife Jennifer Gray
Clark Gregg with his wife Jennifer gray’s relationship has been nearly 18 years. Stella is the couple’s daughter, she was in 2001 just a few months after the couple tied the knot.
Stella with her dad
#6 HULK’s Hero: Mark Ruffalo and his wife Sunrise Coigney
Actor Mark Ruffalo who portrays Dr. Robert Bruce Banner married actress Sunrise Coigney in 2000. His son Keene was born in 2001 and his daughters are Bella (2005) and Odette (2007)
Bella (2005) and Odette (2007) are the actors’ two daughters
#7 Thanos AKA Josh Brolin along with his wife Kathryn Boyd
Thanos hero Josh Brolin and his wife Kathryn Boyd have a baby girl named Westlyn Reign Brolin
Also, with his first marriage with Alice Adair, he had two children.
#8 The ever-handsome Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Stephen Strange with his wonderful partner Sophie Hunter
Since 2015, he has been married to Sophie Hunter. The couple had their first kid the same year and named him Christopher Carlton. They had another child in 2017 named Hal Auden.
#9 Don Cheadle (War Machine & James “Rhodey”) with his spouse Bridgid Coulter
He and Bridgid Coulter started dating in 1992 and were married in 1997. They’ve got two children, born in 1995 and 1997, respectively.
#10 Paul Bettany (Vision & J.A.R.V.I.S) and his gorgeous wife, Jennifer Connelly
In the months following their wedding, the couple welcomed their first child, Stellan Skarsgrd, who was named after the actor. Agnes Lark, the couple’s second child, was born in the year 2011. From the relationship with David Dugan, Jennifer Connelly also had a son named Kai.
#11 Actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson who played Quicksilver standing with his wife Sam Taylor-Wood
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At the age of 18, Aaron met Sam Taylor-Wood, 42, his future wife on the sets of Nowhere Boy. They engaged and married in the same year in 2012. Their children named Romy Hero and Wylda Rae were born in 2012 and 2010, respectively. This pair proves that even a large age gap is not a barrier to love, and we can see that by pictures of their relationship on social media.
#12 Actor James Spader as Ultron with his pretty girlfriend Leslie Stefanson
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With his longtime companion Leslie Stefanson, he has a child, Nathanael (2008). Elijah and Sebastian were born from his previous marriage to decorator Victoria Wheel.
#13 Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper with her spouse Brad Falchuk
The perfect partner of Iron Man on screen gets married to Gwyneth Paltrow in real life in the spring of 2013. Moses (2007) and Apple (2004) are the children of the couple.
#14 Professor Erik Selving AKA Stellan Skarsgård with his spouse Megan Everett
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With his current wife Megan Everett, he has two more children. He also has four children with the first wife, who are all well-known performers.
#15 Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury with his stunning wife LaTanya Richardson
After meeting LaTanya Richardson in 1974, actor/producer Samuel L. Jackson married her from the year ’80.
#16 Actress from Marvel Universe “Maria Hills”: Cobie Smulders and her handsome husband Taran Killam
Maria Hill’s actress Cobie Smulders married Taran Killam in 2012. This couple was blessed with two kids Shaelyn Code Killam born in 2009 and Joelle Killiamm born in 2015.