With numerous bumps in the road for most celebrity couples, love has always proven to be kind and patient. Romance in Hollywood has continuously had its share of ups and downs, but with time and space, rekindling remains possible, and the relationships can turn out stronger than ever with two people who are in it for the long haul.
Accordingly, with fans rooting for the reconciliation, a few have since found their way back to one another, ready to commit forever fully. Such are the newest newlyweds – Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck. This pair has shown a little break was all they needed to prove true love can prevail. However, listed below are couples who have had better luck with their relationship the second time. Have a look!
Gabrielle Union And Dwyane Wade.
In 2007, Gabrielle and Wade met when they co-hosted the Super Bowl party. At the time, Dwyane was still married, but after declaring divorce, he started dating Gabrielle. While things started well, the pair called it quits in 2013 because of distance and schedule, but it didn’t take long before the two quickly reconciled. The second time, everything went more easily, and the year 2018 saw the couple’s official marriage and the birth of their daughter Kaavia James.
Pink And Carey Hart.
Despite their numerous struggles, Pink and Carey Hart have only grown stronger. The pair met in 2001 at the Summer X Games in Philadelphia and soon started dating but briefly split up two years later before getting back together. In 2005, when Carey took part in a motocross competition, Pink got down on one knee and proposed, and in the following year, they got hitched. But yet again, the couple decided to part ways in 2008. While apart, the couple attended couple’s counseling and ultimately reconciled in 2010. Since then, Pink and Carey have welcomed two children.
Adam Levine And Behati Prinsloo.
Even though Adam and Behati have been married for eight years, there was a time when neither of them was sure they wanted to remain together. The pair met in 2012 when Adam hunted for a model to feature in a Maroon 5 music video. And even though Behati didn’t collaborate on the project, they kept in touch via email and eventually began dating. The duo went official online, but in May of 2013, they split up. Amid their time apart, it was believed Adam and Nina Agdal were dated, but by July, he and Behati reconciled, and they shortly became engaged.
Ben Affleck And Jennifer Lopez.
After nearly two decades apart, Ben and Jennifer Lopez eventually reconnected. They had met while filming “Gigli” in 2002. Shortly after, the pair started dating, engaged and planned a wedding. Sadly, the couple never reached the altar, and in 2004 they separated. But 17 years later, they did get back together and recently wed in a modest chapel in Las Vegas, fulfilling their dream of being married and rekindling their romance and proving that their bond is stronger than ever.
Courteney Cox And Johnny McDaid.
For Cox and her musician fiancé Johnny McDaid, everything turned out better for the second time. The couple started dating in 2013, and the following year they got engaged. But sadly, they decided to call things off, and just when the couple reunited after a year, they had everyone’s support, and Cox says it’s been better than before.
Hilary Duff And Mathew Koma.
For Hilary and Koma, The third time was their most prosperous relationship. The two had met during the 2015 recording of Hilary’s album “Breathe In. Breathe Out.”. And even though they didn’t publicly announce their relationship until 2017, they split up a few months later. They eventually reconciled and made up their minds that this time, they were in it for the long haul; hence they got married and have since been blessed with two children.
Justin And Hailey Bieber.
This duo has been friends their entire lives, having been introduced by Hailey’s dad Stephen Baldwin when they were just preteens. Following a period of close friendship, the two began dating in 2016, but their relationship ended soon after, and they remained silent for almost two years. Even being in the same room at one time was impossible. However, things improved for the duo after they reunited in 2018 and restored communication. In less than two months, they became engaged, and in September, they got married in a New York City courtroom.
Ben Stiller And Christine Taylor.
After being married for more than 20 years, Ben and Christine decided to divorce in 2017. They stayed apart for some time before they reconciled during the pandemic.
Kristen Bell And Dax Shepard.
Even though Kristen and Shepard were deeply in love, their relationship had a bumpy beginning as they frequently fought. As a result, Dax broke up with Kristen and said they weren’t in the same place after three months of dating. Thankfully, Dax changed his mind, and they got back together. Things worked out this time, and in 2013 they got married. They’ve welcomed two children so far.
Katy Perry And Orlando Bloom.
While they are now devoted new parents, Orlando and Perry’s romance had once taken a break. The couple made their romance on the Instagram public in May 2016 but broke up less than a year later, with the couple’s representatives stating that they were “taking respectful, loving space” apart from one another. By 2018, they were officially back, making their red carpet debut at an event in Monaco. In 2019, they officially got engaged, and in 2020 welcomed their daughter Daisy.
Justin Timberlake And Jessica Biel.
Jessica and Justin are now happily married, but they once put their love on hold. The two met when they attended a birthday celebration, and in 2007, the couple made their relationship public. The pair dated until 2011, announcing they were splitting, but they would remain friends. Several months later, the couple was spotted out again, and by December, Justin popped the big question. Soon, they tied the knot and now share two kids.