More often than not, celebrity marriages fail. We already have the examples of Kim Kardashian and her ex-husband Pete Davidson. Despite the fact both have immense fame in the entertainment industry, their marriage did not last long. Similarly, Bill Gates and Melinda Gates parted ways in the outgoing year. Thus, there is ample evidence that celebrity marriages fail. Generally speaking, people have an idealized view of celebrity marriages. Hollywood hall of fame who enjoy massive reputations and staggering wealth is assumed to have successful marriages. But that is not always true.
But on the other side of the aisle, some celebrity marriages are simply ideal. They last for a lifetime. In this article, we are going to look at the 6 longest celebrity marriages of all time. Let’s get started:
William Daniels & Bonnie Bartlett
The first celebrity couple who has been in a lifelong commitment for over 70 years is the two Hollywood hall of fame: William Daniels and Bonnie Bartlett. “The Boys Meet World” leading stars have been married for 70 years now. And although Bonnie Barlette has asserted that it has “not been easy,” their marriage has been worthwhile in the last seven decades.
Earlier in January 2023, Bonnie Bartlett set with The People to talk about her marital relationship with “The Boys Meet World” star. The 93 years old asserted that she met her love of life when she was only 19. And it has been over 70 years since they have said “yes! We do.”
True to their commitments, the celebrity couple has been in one of the longest celebrity marriages of all time. Although the lovebirds have seen numerous ebbs and flows of life, they have remained committed to a lifelong relationship.
Carl Dean & Dolly Parton
Another celebrity marriage that seems to last a lifetime is the marital relationship between Carl Dean and Dolly Parton. The lovebirds have been married for over 60 years now. And the secret of this successful marriage? Well, it is privacy.
However, it is essential to note here that the lovebirds have kept their marriage in secrecy. Most people today have no idea that Carl Dean and Dolly Parton are actually married. And this is where the secret of their successful marriage lies.
The lovebirds are of the view that marriage is not something that should be sung in public. You need to have fair secrecy in place to make your marriage work for you in the long run, the lovebirds believe.
Other Longest Celebrity Marriages of All Time
Apart from William Daniels and Bonnie Bartlett and Carl Dean and Dolly Parton, here are other longest celebrity marriages of all time:
- Don Gummer & Meryl Streep: 55 years of marriage.
- Ozzy Osbourne & Sharon: Have been married for 52 years.
- Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson: 65 years of marriage.
- Steve Carol & Nancy: In a marital relationship for 6 decades!