ByKarly Rayner, writer at Creators.co
Movie Pilot's celebrity savant
Karly Rayner

Hollywood relationships are notoriously volatile and it seems like there is something about two acting types getting together that is a particularly explosive foundation to try and build a relationship on.

The seven celebs below ended up marrying comparatively regular guys and a lot of them have been in really solid unions for decades now, but how exactly does a mega star meet an almost average Joe? Read the stories of how they all got together below.

7. Julia Roberts and Danny Moder

How Long Have They Been Together? They met in 2000, and were married in 2002.

What Do They Do For A Living? Modor is a cameraman.

How Did They Meet? Roberts and Modor met on the set of The Mexican in 2000. Danny was married to Vera Steimberg at the time and Roberts was dating Benjamin Bratt, but they got together a year later in 2001.

6. Julianna Margulies and Keith Lieberthal

How Long Have They Been Together? Margulies and Lieberthal were married in 2007.

What Do They Do For A Living? A lawyer

How Did They Meet? Julianna and Keith met at a dinner with Margulies explaining to Ellen that:

"I said, 'Are you an actor?' Because as much as I love you all, I can't. I’m done,'" she recalled. "And he’s like, 'No, I’m a lawyer.' I’m like, 'Really? Where do you practice?' And he’s like, 'I was a Wall Street litigator for six years.' I was like 'Really? You’re 12.'"

5. Julianne Moore and Bart Freundlich

How Long Have They Been Together? Julianne and Mark met in 1996 and were married in 2003.

What Do They Do For A Living? Director and screen writer.

How Did They Meet? Moore and Freundlich met in 1996 on the set of The Myth of Fingerprints that he was directing.

4. Jessica Alba and Cash Warren

How Long Have They Been Together? The pair met in 2004 and were married in 2008.

What Do They Do For A Living? A producer.

How Did They Meet? Warren was an associate producer on Fantastic Four when the pair met and fell in love.

3. Scarlett Johansson and Romain Dauriac

How Long Have They Been Together? The pair met in 2012 and were married in 2014 after having a daughter together.

What Do They Do For A Living? An artist and head of a creative agency.

How Did They Meet? The couple are said to have met through tattoo artist Fuzi Uvtpk who is a mutual friend.

2. Julie Bowen and Scott Phillips

How Long Have They Been Together? The pair married in 2004.

What Do They Do For A Living? Bowen is a real estate investor.

How Did They Meet? This private pair haven't spoke much about the beginning of their relationship.

1. Zoe Saldana and Marco Perego

How Long Have They Been Together? Salanda met Perego in April 2013 and the pair were married in a secret wedding by June the same year!

What Do They Do For A Living? An artist.

How Did They Meet? Salanda hasn't revealed how she met her husband, but she insists he wasn't a total stranger when they started dating, the actor said:

"I've known my partner for five years. I knew of his work. I knew of him. Then we met. And months later, we both made the decision to do what we both individually vowed never to do—to get married"

Do you think a celebrity marriage is more likely to last if one party isn't famous?

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