Keeping the gossip magazines in business, celebrity couples are always hooking up, breaking up and making up, but there are a handful who have stood the test of time. The longest lasting celebrity marriages include some marriages that would seem short in the real world, but in celebrity marriage time, it's an eternity.
Though rare, a select few of the longest celebrity marriages have lasted decades, with a couple even making it to the half-century mark. That in itself is a big accomplishment for any couple, celebrity or not. What's the secret? Faithful celebrities? Total devotion? Let's look at the longest marriages in Hollywood history and see what we can find.
Interestingly, one trend seems to be the norm for many of these couples. Male actors apparently make long-lasting husbands as many of the top actors from the past 50 years are on this list including Tom Hanks, Michael J. Fox, Paul Newman and Kirk Douglas.Some Hollywood marriages have lasted, but which is which celebrity marriage has lasted the longest? Whether it's a faithful and successful man, a reasonable woman, good chemistry or something else that accounts for the success of these relationships, these fine stars prove that celebrity marriages need not last only a few months.
Kirk Douglas and Anne Buydens
Celebrating their 60th anniversary on May 29, 2014, actor Kirk Douglas and his producer wife Anne Buydens are the definition of a long-lasting celebrity marriage. The couple have two sons together, Peter and the late Eric Douglas. Kirk Douglas also has two sons, Michael and Joel Douglas, from his first marriage to Diana Dill.