11 Celebrity Couples Dish Marriage Advice
03rd August, 2021
11 Celebrity Couples Dish Marriage Advice
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Relationships are difficult enough without the added pressure of the limelight. What then, do our star couples need to do, to make their marriage work? Celebrity couples are often the talk of the town. In fact, the scandals that seem to make a part of their everyday life is a wonderful read along with your morning coffee. But, BUT, celebrity couples also prove to us, constantly, that you can find love even amid all the madness. These partners have been each other’s biggest cheerleaders through every turn of life’s roller coaster ride. This article tells you all about how stars like Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake, The Obamas, Beyonce and Jay-Z, and many others make marriage look like a fairytale.
Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively
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Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively
Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively have been an ongoing source of joy and amusement ever since we discovered the former’s Twitter account. But that is not the only reason this celebrity couple has made it to the list of our favorite people to give out marriage advice. As much as they like pulling each other’s leg, their bond has only been growing stronger together each step of the way.

The stunning pair advises us mere mortals to be each other’s friends and biggest fans. They also suggested that couples indulge in each other’s hobbies as that allows for quality time together. Since the actor couple are often seen dishing it out to each other, one of their most important tips for a successful marriage is learning to take jokes as a sport. Well, of all the marriage advice or even relationship advice ever dished out to us, these tips do sound like truly tried and tested ones.

Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell
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Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell
One of the most steady couples that the showbiz has witnessed, Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell definitely seem like the right people to take advice from on how to make a marriage work. Wait, did we say marriage? Excuse us. The couple, despite having been together for nearly 39 years, have never thought about tying the knot. However, if they have managed to build a happy relationship and a family together without taking a walk down the aisle, you can be sure as a punch that they are doing something, or everything, right.

The Oscar-winning actress once passed on her words of wisdom about being with someone. She said, “A lasting relationship isn’t about marriage. It’s about compatibility and communication. And you both need to want it to work.” The baseline of this top-notch advice is that you both have to work together to keep things alive and that does not come without effort. We’ll definitely be heeding it ourselves!

Michelle and Barack Obama
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Michelle and Barack Obama
The Obamas are one of the most well-liked couples the world has ever seen and continue to be in and out of the limelight even after Barack Obama’s stint at the White House has ended. The two are the epitome of what it is like to be good friends with your beau. In her recent podcast episode with late night TV show host Conan O’Brien, Michelle Obama gave some much needed advice to the youth about marriage and relationships.

Mrs. Obama was heard saying, “You can’t Tinder your way into a long term relationship.” Sage advice if you ask us! The couple has been together since 1989 and vowed to be together in 1992, in a simple ceremony at the Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago. Coming from someone who has been married for the last three decades, Michelle’s advice is food for some quality thought. In our opinion, if we and our s/o are half as strong together as these two, we know we have done the job well.

Beyonce and Jay-Z
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Beyonce and Jay-Z
Beyonce and Jay-Z are the perfect example of icons. The power couple is celebrity royalty and they have never shied away from a challenge inside and outside of their personal lives. While the rumour mills have mostly evaded them, the parents of 3 have had to deal with cheating scandals and more in the recent years. Luckily, they’ve come out of it even stronger on the other side.

In an interview with Oprah, Beyonce admitted to the importance of being each other's friend and understanding the other person for a successful marriage. In another interview with “GQ magazine,” Queen Bey pointed out how marriage can change a person for good, and the importance of being able to accept that change. She also said that there are times when the less confident person in the relationship can feel trapped. Her advice, “Your self-worth is determined by you. You don’t have to depend on someone telling you who you are.”

Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka
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Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka
We need to take a moment to get out of the fangirling mode before we can start speaking of Neil Patrick Harris and his equally handsome beau David Burtka. The actor and chef duo have been around each other for over two decades and the sparks flying between them are just as intense as they were when they first met. For those confused, Harris is best known for his role as Barney Stinson in the sitcom How I Met Your Mother and Burtka is a chef, TV show host, and author of multiple cookbooks.

The couple have two children together, and according to Harris, the secret recipe to making a marriage work is to persevere. In his own words, “I think the secret to a relationship is just perseverance, you know?” He followed that up with, “It’s not always pretty - but he’s pretty, so it makes it easy.” To be that in love with one’s partner and build a successful life together is the dream indeed!

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson
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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson
The Forrest Gump star is possibly one of the most beloved actors in all of Hollywood. He and his wife, Rita Wilson, have more than just a few achievements under their belt, and one of them is their highly successful marriage and the love they share for each other. Hanks, the heartthrob of many, is smitten with his life partner of years and there is nothing that can shake off their bliss. Going by what he often tells people, when asked about his happy marriage, is that the secret is getting hitched to the right person. He also has been quoted saying “Don’t get married before you are 30 years old.”

The Oscar-winning star believes you need to be mature, stable, and sensible enough before walking down the aisle and committing to someone. The couple have been through a lot, including serious health troubles, as Wilson was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015. She is now free of the disease and the two are as happy as ever!

Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith
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Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith
Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith have had to walk through rocky roads in their decades of marriage, but they have always put up a strong, united front to the rest of the world. Having dealt with rumors ranging from infidelity all the way to open relationships, they have been candid about their struggles. Although, one look at them and you know that at the end of the day it is all worth it.

The famous celebrity couple teach us that having to fight battles with your dearly beloved right by your side is possibly one of the biggest joys and honors of life. With the ups and downs Will and Jade have had to wade through, their advice on marriage, relationships, and being together is solid gold. They constantly reinforce the importance of being honest with each other and being friends. In one of his earlier interviews, Will Smith also highlighted the importance of couples counseling and how it has been vital in their marriage.

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis
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Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis
Mila Kunis is probably one of the very few women who claim that they aren’t ever annoyed by their husband. Seriously, even Michelle Obama confessed to wanting to throw Barack out the window at times! Anyhoo, Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis have known each other a long time and have a story that seems almost serendipitous.

They decided to tie the knot in 2015 and have two kids together. Mila says the secret to their happy and healthy relationship and their marriage is good old communication. In the couple’s opinion, it can all be done and sorted if the two people involved are openly communicating with one another. She also said that her beau, Ashton, is her supporter and is amazing at being a parent. For all those struggling with opening up, we truly believe that putting a little more effort and talking it out with your s/o might help bring in some extra love and support.

Emily Blunt and John Krasinski
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Emily Blunt and John Krasinski
Emily Blunt and John Krasinski have been each other's love interest and partner both in reel as well as real life. The two first met in a Los Angeles restaurant through a mutual friend, and have recently starred together in A Quiet Place Part II. They tied the knot about 10 years ago and have been going strong ever since. Blunt mentioned that trust has been one of the most important building blocks of their life.

In an interview with “E! News”, Krasinski said, “It’s one of those things where I was a huge fan of hers in everything she does. So we’re just extremely supportive, we get what the job is and that you gotta travel and do some stuff, but it’s always about coming back home and being together, it’s the most important thing.” The actress even admitted to having a secret language that works for just the two of them.

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban
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Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban are one of the famous celebrity couples in the industry and have made things work for approximately 15 years, which is forever in the language of superstardom. The couple says they have been able to last so long because they have been a lifelong supporter of each other. The two have often admitted that the way they make it work is by putting the team as a priority instead of what works for them individually.

Another golden rule shared by Nicole Kidman was that the duo don’t text each other. If there is anything the two want to discuss or communicate with each other, they do so by calling up the other person. She adds to this by saying, “I feel like texting can be misrepresentative at times.” Considering how long and how strong the couple has been together, we believe it is a good idea to really consider this bit of advice right here!

Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick
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Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick
The woman who embodied the role of Carrie Bradshaw and her incredibly happening love life is one of our favorite people to get marriage advice from. Sarah Jessica Parker and her husband Matthew Broderick have been together for over two decades with one of the most steadfast relationships in the industry. In an interview with “Huffington Post,” Parker said the secret to their marriage was the fact that they do not discuss it with others. Neither with the media nor with other people. But before you believe this means they don’t communicate at all, hold on.

On the Meredith Vieira Show, Broderick said they communicate really well with each other. His words of wisdom were, “Too much silence is definitely not a good idea.” Keeping their private life private has worked immensely in their favor and is good advice for couples who are questioning if to keep their laundry (dirty or clean) out of the public eye.