8 of Hollywood's Longest Standing Couples

Hollywood's longest-standing power couplesHollywood's longest-standing power couplesLove is in the air today as the world celebrated Valentine's Day. But when it comes to the celebrity world, a 10-year relationship can mean eternity in the average world.

Celebrities such as Will Smith and Jada Pinkett or Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have two of the longest marriages in Hollywood. Others like Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell prefer to not be married, but have been together for almost three decades!

These relationships are those we strive to mirror. And they include some of our favorite actors and musicians. Take a look at the list below!

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett SmithWill Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith
1. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith
Will and Jada have been married for 13 years. What's their secret? "Have great sex to have a great marriage," Jada told REDBOOK.

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Jill Fink and Patrick DempseyJill Fink and Patrick Dempsey
2. Jill Fink and Patrick Dempsey
"You have to make time to spend together and to work through your issues," the heartthrob has said. "The more we grow and learn, the closer we get." They have been married for 12 years. (Anniversary: July 31, 1999)

Kyra Sedgwick and Kevin BaconKyra Sedgwick and Kevin Bacon
3. Kyra Sedgwick and Kevin Bacon
Bacon said a couple of years ago, "I think you've gotta keep the fights clean and the sex dirty!" Bacon has been married to Sedgwick since September 4, 1988. They've lasted 23 years so far!

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Kelly Ripa and Mark ConseulosKelly Ripa and Mark Conseulos
4. Kelly Ripa and Mark Conseulos
Kelly has a marriage motto that keeps them going strong: "Affection. I say, reach out and grab your husband's hand every once in a while... because a little bit of that gets you a little bit of a back rub, which gets a little bit of, 'You look pretty today.'" Kelly met Mark in 1995 and they eloped on May 1, 1996.

Iman and David BowieIman and David Bowie
5. Iman and David Bowie
On April 24, 1992, Iman married British rock musician David Bowie. And they're truly friends: "I still fancy him, and he makes me laugh like no one else does," Iman has said. "He's such a curious person, always interested in new things, and I find that interesting too."

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Barack and Michelle ObamaBarack and Michelle Obama
6. Barack and Michelle Obama
While the Obamas started dating in the summer of 1989, they were married on October 3, 1992. The First Lady has said their marriage is "not perfect," but they still make room for date nights and Barack has brought home flowers for his wife.

Tom Hanks and Rita WilsonTom Hanks and Rita Wilson
7. Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson met on the set of their movie, Volunteers, back in 1985, married in 1988 and have never looked back.

Goldie Hawn and Kurt RussellGoldie Hawn and Kurt Russell
8. Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell
Hawn has maintained a relationship with actor Kurt Russell since 1983. They have been together for 29 years! Speaking on "The View,", Goldie said, "We're not gonna get married. I mean, we're happy. I still like the idea that I'm his girlfriend. And, in a way, the kids like it. We asked the kids about marriage early on and we said, 'Shall we get married?'… and they said, 'No, no!'"

- By Christopher Rogers

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