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High Profile Celebrities Who Married Ordinary People

/ May 21, 2014

They say about 70% of people meet their future spouse at work and celebrities are certainly no exception. It only makes sense since we all spend the majority of our time at work. Some people actually spend more time at work than they do at home. Many stars are known for meeting their spouses on set filming for a movie. Most notably, Brad Pitt and Angeline Jolie fell for each other on the set of “Mr and Mrs. Smith” and twenty kids later…they’re still together! Ok, so maybe not twenty kids, but we’ve completely lost count, can you blame us?

So what about the celebrities who marry just “regular” folks? Well, we’ll take you through the list….

Matt Damon and Luciana Barroso

Movie star Matt Damon met his wife of 8 years while at a bar during a break from filming in Miami. Luciana was a bartender at the time. He told The Guardian, “My wife is my soul mate. I can’t imagine being without her.” Awwwe, this makes us love him even more!


Vince Vaughn and Kyla Weber

Vince Vaughn married a Canadian real estate agent Kyla Weber shortly after his 2006 break up with Jennifer Aniston.

The Chicago International Film Festival

Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman

Elizabeth Banks met her husband in 1992 during their first day of college at the University of Pennsylvania where she studied Business.


Patrick Dempsey and Jillian Fink

Patrick Dempsey met his wife at a hair salon where she worked as a hair stylist. It was purported that she didn’t believe it was “the real” Patrick Dempsey when she saw his name in the appointment book. Boy, it must have been a huge shock to see McDreamy walk through the door!


Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth

Reese Witherspoon met her spouse at a party where Jim’s friend – in all his drunken glory – decided to hit on Reese then Jim came to the rescue and apologized to Reese. The rest was history.


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Julia Roberts and Danny Moder

Julia Roberts met her husband, Danny Moder, in 2001 on the set of the movie “The Mexican” where Danny worked as a regular ol’ cameraman.