Our Favorite Celebrity Spouses: A Tribute

We think it's refreshing when celebrities marry non-famous people. We look at them and instantly want to know everything. How did they meet? How long have they been together? What's it like being married to someone who's constantly in the spotlight? They're so lucky!
What we found is that there's a wealth of non-celeb partners who may not be famous, but are kind of amazing. They're so wonderful, in fact, they got us thinking we had it all wrong. Now, we're wondering if it isn't the celebrities themselves who are the lucky ones. Ahead, 15 celebrity spouses we're praising like we should.
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Jenna Fischer & Lee Kirk
Kirk's got some real writing and acting experience, but when it comes to Fischer's career he's mainly behind the scenes. No, seriously, one time he directed her in an episode of The Office.
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Photo: Stewart Cook/REX USA.
Conan O'Brien & Liza Powel
The two met in 2000, when she was playing a senior copywriter for a skit. Fast forward 14 years and they're still keepin' on.
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Julia Roberts & Danny Moder
The couple met on set in 2000 and tricked their friends into coming to their wedding. In a recent speech, Roberts said of her August: Osage County role: "More than anything, the singular man who got me out of the house and on a plane to Oklahoma to do this [movie] — and it made me believe in myself in a whole brand new way — is my husband [...] Danny Moder. I love you, babe."
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Denzel Washington & Pauletta Pearson Washington
This couple's proof positive that the third time really is a charm. Pearson told Access Hollywood that she said no to Washington's first two proposals. We obsess.
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Jessica Alba & Cash Warren
The two met on the set of Fantastic Four in 2005. One look at Alba's Instagram and you'll see why we think Warren's the bee's knees.
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Photo: Picture Perfect/REX USA.
Anne Hathaway & Adam Shulman
These two are (in)famous for their nonstop PDA. We think it's kinda cute.
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Tobey Maguire & Jennifer Meyer
Meyer is a super cute jewelry designer. One time she told Yahoo that Maguire was "the best father in the entire world." Adorable.
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Photo: Miquel Benitez/REX USA.
Shakira & Gerard Piqué
He's a professional footballer. She's a professional singer/dancer. They are both professional babes.
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Photo: Picture Perfect/REX USA.
Wanda & Alex Sykes
The Sykes are about as cute as it gets. When Alex met Michelle Obama, the FLOTUS pointed at Wanda and said, "You put up with this?" That is all.
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Pharrell & Helen Lasichanh
If we had to lose Pharrell to one woman, we'd want it to be Lasichanh. She's smart, chic, and he refers to her as his "bestie." Stop it right now, you're so cute.
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Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Justin Mikita
These two are beautiful together. And, apparently they're as happy as can be. Ferguson told People, "I don't think we've had an argument where we thought it was something bigger that was going to last more than five minutes. That's a nice feeling."
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Robert De Niro & Grace Hightower
It's been over 20 years, and De Niro and Hightower continue to school us in relationships. Hightower told Yahoo her secret to their happy marriage is a pretty simple one: “I would say a lot of give and take, standing your ground, because then you keep the respect you started out with."
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Seth Meyers & Alexi Ashe
On the morning of her wedding, Ashe was so sick with food poisoning that her medical team advised her not to get married. She did it anyway, and looked better than anyone, ever.
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Photo: Willi Schneider/REX USA.
Matt Damon & Luciana Barroso
Barroso's a former bartender, but now her full-time career is being even more beautiful than her babe of a husband. But, we may love her most for her obsession with Downton Abbey. She doesn't wait for Damon, and just binge watches them on her own. Thatta girl.
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Photo: Jim Smeal/BEImages.
Meryl Streep & Don Gummer
You might think it's impossible to live in the shadow of such a force as Streep. Yet, she claims he's responsible for her stellar career. In her 2012 Oscars speech, she said, “I’m going to thank Don because when you thank your husband at the end of the speech they play him out with the music and I want him to know that everything I value most in our lives you’ve given me."

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