Loveliest Celebrity Couples In Hollywood – They Are Still Going Strong Through Thick & Thin
Most celebrities are blessed with the ability to practically choose who they want to date. Whether it’s other celebrities or simply off-the-radar civilians who are away from the Hollywood scene, they are spoiled for choice. We’re going to delve into the relationships of celebrities and take a look at how things are today.
Did they stay together? Did they succumb to the pressures of the industry and end up filing for divorce? Do their partners have the financial strength they have? Read on to discover some somewhat surprising celebrity relationships (we certainly wouldn’t put some of these together!) and then enjoy gossiping with your friends about it.
Larry Bird & Dinah Mattingly | 33 Years
It wasn’t love at first sight for this couple that had been together forever. But they eventually realized they were soul mates. Dinah Mattingly and Larry Bird have been married for more than three decades and are still going strong. It was the second time Bird got married. However, it seems it would be the last.
The lovebirds have been an item since they were in school, and they eventually tied the knot in October 1989. Bird has credited his wife with helping him through some personal issues. The couple adopted two kids, and Bird went on to enjoy a 13-year career in the NBA.
Charles Barkley & Maureen Blumhardt | 33 Years
Of the many things that could happen at a nightclub, finding your soulmate may not be the first thing on your mind. However, former NBA star Charles Barkley met his wife Maureen Blumhardt at a nightclub when he was part of the Philadelphia 76ers. The racial differences between them were a big deal at the time. However, they got their parents’ blessings and were married in 1989.
Although they still received harsh criticism because of their marriage, it never deterred their love. They’ve now gone ahead to enjoy over 30 years of a blissful marriage blessed with one child. Despite his demanding work with TNT, Barkley finds time for family.
Magic Johnson & Cookie Johnson |29 Years
He is one of the wealthiest retired athletes out there, and she has been by his side for most of it. Magic Johnson got married to Cookie bac in 1991. Together, they have had two children, EJ, and Elisa, whom they did adopt. However, Magic also had one more son with Melissa Mitchell before their wedding.
Today, they are both 60 years old, being born in 1959. Somehow they always find themselves underneath the spotlight. They live together in Dana Point California and share Magic’s $600-million net worth. Magic Johnson will be participating in the upcoming documentary called Make It Last Forever.