8 Celebs Who Stayed With Their Pre-Fame Loves


8 Celebs Who Stayed With Their Pre-Fame LovesSplash News

It's super cute when famous people have long and happy relationships with people they met before they made it. That's why we were kind of OK with T.I. marrying Tameka "Tiny" Cottle last Friday in Miami. They've dated off and on for eight years and already have two kids together, so it's pretty obvious they aren't jumping into things. [People]

In celebration of marrying a normal person you've known for a while, we rounded up a few other celebs who've taken this path.

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8 Celebs Who Stayed With Their Pre-Fame LovesSplash NewsEric Bana met publicist Rebecca Gleeson in 1995 and they got married two years later. Two kids and much fame later, they're as happy as ever. Bana said recently, "We definitely laugh together every day. And I don't mean chuckle-I can make her really laugh. I think love can come fairly easily and grow-but really liking the core essence of someone is a much harder thing to bottle. If you have both, you're in pretty good shape." I just got weepy. [People]

8 Celebs Who Stayed With Their Pre-Fame LovesSplash NewsIn June, "The Wire" actor Dominic West married his college sweetheart in Ireland at Glin Castle, his bride's family home. The couple already had three young children together at the time of the marriage. The second I meet someone with a castle, I'm marrying them too! [Star Pulse]

8 Celebs Who Stayed With Their Pre-Fame LovesSplash NewsPatrick Dempsey met his wife, Jillian Fink, at a salon in 1999 while she was cutting his hair. They got married that year, ages before he was McDreamy, and now have three kids together. Who knew the path to a man's heart is through his hair? [Famous Hookups]

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8 Celebs Who Stayed With Their Pre-Fame LovesSplash NewsThough it couldn't have ended much worse, Eminem and his ex-wife Kim Scott were super in love when they started dating in 1987, after meeting in high school. They got married in 1999 and then ended that a few months later. They got remarried in 2006, though the marriage ended the same way. Despite their apparent hatred for each other, they remain civil(ish) to raise their daughter. [News Oxy]

8 Celebs Who Stayed With Their Pre-Fame LovesSplash NewsThe super down-to-earth Jeff Bridges married Susan Geston on the set of his 1975 movie "Rancho Deluxe," before he'd blown up as an actor. Geston was a local waitress in Montana and when Bridges asked her out, she said no at first. But they got married two years later, have three children and have been married for 33 years now! Bridges said that after meeting his now-wife, "She had a fun attitude, and I had a feeling of being at home-a soothing feeling of being where I belonged." So cute it hurts. [Reader's Digest]

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8 Celebs Who Stayed With Their Pre-Fame LovesSplash NewsSamuel L. Jackson met actress LaTanya Richardson when she was at Spelman College and he was at the all-male affiliated Morehouse College in the early '70s. They got married in 1980 and 30 years later, they are still going strong and have one daughter named Zoe. And somehow this all makes Samuel L. Jackson look more badass. [IMDb]

8 Celebs Who Stayed With Their Pre-Fame LovesSplash NewsThe ultimate monogamist, Ron Howard, married his high school sweetheart, Cheryl Alley. While a junior at John Burroughs High School in Calif., he started spending so much time with Cheryl that his parents barred him from taking her out more than twice a week. So Howard told them he'd joined the cross-country team and began jogging over to her house every morning. They got married when they turned 21 years old in 1975 and have been blissful ever since! [Marriage About]

Posted by: Olivia Allin at The Frisky

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