15 Hollywood celebrity couples who had babies before marriage
Earlier (approximately 50 years ago), having a baby before marriage was seen as a career-ending scandal for movie stars. Nowadays, it has become a common norm in Hollywood. There are several celebrities who had children out of wedlock. Here are 15 celebrity couples who had babies before marriage.
1 Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck
Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck married in 2005 when Jennifer was already pregnant with their first daughter, Violet Ann. The couple welcomed their third child in 2012 and is very happy in their married life.
2 Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber
Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber had been dating since 2005. This couple was blessed with two lovely boys – Alexander “Sasha” Schreiber, born in 2007, and Samuel Kai Schreiber, born in 2008. What is most interesting about their relationship is that the couple is not married till date.
3 Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell
Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell is the original unmarried Hollywood couple. The couple began dating in 1983 and avoided getting married. This lovely couple was blessed with a baby boy named Wyatt Russell in 1986.
4 Madonna and Guy Ritchie
Madonna’s announcement about her pregnancy surprised everyone. This unwed material girl gave birth to her second baby, Rocco, with boyfriend Guy Ritchie in 2000. Madonna’s first child, Lourdes, was fathered by her personal trainer and boyfriend Carlos Leon in 1996. Madonna married Guy Ritchie after Rocco’s birth and the couple separated in 2008.
5 Salma Hayek and François-Henri Pinault
Salma Hayek and François-Henri Pinault took a long time to become parents and even a longer time get married. They began dating in 2006 and announced their engagement in 2007 when Hayek was pregnant with their first daughter, Valentina Paloma Pinault. The couple then announced their split up but came back together and tied the knot two years later.
6 Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied
Natalie Portman’s movie “Black Swan” not only helped her to win an Oscar award but also led her to find her better-half in the movie set. Benjamin Millepied choreographed the movie. After doing the film, the couple began dating and got married after the birth of their first baby in 2011.
7 Mark Wahlberg and Rhea Durham
Mark Wahlberg and Rhea Durham have been together since 2001. The couple tied the knot in 2009 and was blessed with daughter Ella Rae, the same year they got married. They also have sons named Brendan and Michael. The couple welcomed their fourth kid, daughter Margaret Grace, in 2010.
8 Nicole Richie and Joel Madden
Nicole Richie and Joel Madden welcomed their first child, Harlow Winter Kate, in 2008 and were also blessed with their second child, Sparrow James Midnight, in 2009 but did not get married until 2010.
9 Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have six children. The couple got engaged in 2012 and got married in 2014. However, in a recent interview, Jolie revealed that she had been secretly married to Brad Pitt before their formal wedding ceremony.
10 Linda Evangelista and Francois-Henri Pinault
After several denials, Linda Evangelista finally revealed the identity of her son’s father. Augustin James’ father is none other than Salma Hayek’s husband, Francois-Henri Pinault.
11 Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise
After merely six months of dating, actor Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes announced that they were going to enjoy parenthood. The couple was blessed with baby girl, Suri Cruise, in 2006 and tied the knot six months later.
12 Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz
Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz tied the knot in 2008 when Ashlee was pregnant with their first son, Bronx Mowgli. The couple announced their split up in 2011.
13 Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis
Johnny Depp and French model Vanessa Paradis is another famous unmarried couple in Hollywood. The couple has two children, Lily-Rose Melody Depp, born in 1999, and John Christopher “Jack” Depp III, born in 2002. In 2012, the couple ended their relationship.
14 Jessica Alba and Cash Warren
The couple welcomed their first child, Honor Marie Warren, before marriage. They were blessed with their second child, Haven Garner Warren, several years after they got married.
15 Sienna Miller and Tom Sturridge
The couple welcomed their first child, Marlowe, in 2012 and has no plans of getting married.