Enduring Celebrity Couples Who Prove Love Isn’t Dead

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It seems like beloved couples are always breaking up—and breaking our hearts, too. But these enduring celebrity couples have made staying together an art form. Altogether, they have almost 200 years of experience with marriage!

Do you think someday Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin—or Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande—will make this list?

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson

These cuties have been together for 30 years! Tom and Rita married a year after his divorce for his first wife, but second time was obviously lucky. They’ve seen each other through raising a family, his multiple Oscar wins, and her bout with breast cancer.

Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy

These lovebirds have been together for 21 years! The former Desperate Housewives star confessed that she pursued her man. “I went on a campaign,” Felicity said. “He was certainly worth it.” William seems to agree!

Mark and Marilou Hamill

The once and future Luke Skywalker has been married to his wife, Marilou, for 40 years. The pair met at the dentist’s office—not exactly where you’d expect to meet your soulmate, is it?

Elton John and David Furnish

Elton John made his mark with some of the most incredible love songs ever recorded, and it turns out that he’s enjoyed a long-time love in his life, too. He met filmmaker David Furnish at a party 25 years ago. The pair have been together ever since and have two kids together. They made it official as soon as same-sex marriage was legalized in the UK.

Kyra Sedgewick and Kevin Bacon

I know I shouldn’t play favorites, but these two are just so stinkin’ cute. The actors have been married for 30 years and recently celebrated their anniversary with an adorable ukulele duet they shared on Instagram. Kevin has a simple formula to keep a marriage going strong: “Keep the fights clean and the sex dirty.”

Denzel and Pauletta Washington

He’s one of the cinema’s leading stars—and apparently a leading man at home, too. Denzel and Pauletta have been married for 35 years and raised 4 kids together. Pauletta advises anyone who wants to follow in their matrimonial footsteps to put in the work. “Nothing is magic,” she said, “it’s just work.” Not the most romantic sentiment, but she probably knows better than the rest of us.