With so many marriages biting the dust in Hollywood, it's no surprise that some famous sweethearts have opted to try something different. Wonderwall.com is rounding up the committed celebrity duos who've decided marriage isn't for them. First up, one of Hollywood's golden couples! Despite being together since 1983, Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn have never wed. The two share a son, Wyatt, and both had children from previous relationships — Kurt's a dad to son Boston and Goldie's a mom to actors Kate Hudson and Oliver Hudson. Since the successful couple have yet to marry, it's safe to assume they'll stay happily single but together forever. Keep reading for more pairs who are following their lead…
Shakira and Spanish soccer star Gerard Pique got together in 2011 not long after meeting on the set of her music video for "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)". They welcomed their first child, son Milan, three years later and son Sasha followed in 2015. Through it all, Shakira has been vocal about there being no need for marriage. "We already have what's essential, you know? We have a union, a love for each other and a baby. I think that those aspects of our relationship are already established, and marriage is not going to change them," Shakira told Glamour magazine in 2014.
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Oprah Winfrey and businessman Stedman Graham have been together since 1986. The content couple were once engaged back in 1992 but opted to keep things the way they were — they never actually headed down the aisle. The billionaire mogul once told Vogue that they believed they would no longer be together if they actually had wed, explaining, "His interpretation of what it means to be a husband and what it would mean for me to be a wife would have been pretty traditional, and I would not have been able to fit into that." So this is what truly works for them!
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They've been dating since the '00s after meeting on the set of his 2001 "Escape" music video and now share twins, Nicholas and Lucy, but Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova aren't a married couple. The notoriously private pair, who live in Miami, have managed to keep their relationship stable without rings.
Ricky Gervais and author Jane Fallon have been in a relationship since they met at University College London in 1982. Despite their lengthy commitment, they've both shunned the idea of making things legal. But that doesn't mean the commitment isn't there. The comedy star and "The Office" creator told the "Series Linked" TV podcast about Jane leaving to visit her mother, which made him realize how important she is to him. "I would fall apart without her," Ricky said.
Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale have been dating since 2012 and now share two kids — sons Rocco and Rafa. Despite starting a family, the actors have opted to remain legally single. Despite their unofficial status, Rose has been known to refer to Bobby as her "husband," even telling ES Magazine, "He's practically my husband, so calling him that is easier."
Robin Roberts and Amber Laign have been dedicated to one another since 2005. Despite not wearing rings, the happy couple are more committed than ever. Robin opened up about their relationship in her memoir "Everybody's Got Something" back in 2014.
Zoe Kazan has been with Paul Dano since 2007. The actors have a daughter together, Alma Day, but have yet to tie the knot. Zoe shared her thoughts on the topic in 2018, replying to a tweet about strangers asking loved ones when they're having a baby, adding, "perennial reminder. ditto 'when are you getting married.'"
Filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson and comedy star Maya Rudolph have been a couple since 2001. They share daughters Pearl, Lucille and Minnie and son Jack but despite being a family of six, they've yet to exchange rings. Maya has referred to Paul as her husband before, telling The New York Times in 2018 that she does it because it "means he's the father of my child, and I live with him, and we are a couple, and we are not going anywhere."
Bo Derek and John Corbett have made their Hollywood relationship work since 2002 without husband and wife titles. Bo's been vocal about their status never changing. "I don't know if we'll ever get married. We don't have children. There isn't that tradition to follow. Marriage, I don't know. It feels funny. It's not necessary for us," she told Fox News in 2019.
Sam Rockwell and Leslie Bibb's love story started in 2007 after they met in the lobby of the famed Chateau Marmont hotel in Los Angeles. Since then, the actors have co-starred in flicks like "Iron Man 2" and "Don Verdean" though not in a wedding production. Sam, who in 2018 told Us Weekly of Leslie, "She's my beloved," also said they stay committed by making sure they don't spend too much time apart. "We have a two-to-three-week rule and then we see each other," he said. "You get too independent if it's four weeks, five weeks."
Lauren Graham and Peter Krause met way back in 1995 on the set of "Caroline in the City" but didn't link up romantically until they co-starred on "Parenthood" starting in 2010. Though they've been together for nearly a decade, the duo have yet to wed.
Actor and writer Wallace Shawn has been in a committed relationship with writer Deborah Eisenberg since the '70s! Yep, the couple are closing in on five decades together without tying the knot or welcoming children.
Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys met on the set of "The Americans" and started dating in 2014. Though they share a son, Sam, they have yet to make any moves to tie the knot.
Sandra Bernhard has been with her longtime partner, Sara Switzer, for two decades. They met when Sandra was asked to write a piece for Harper's Bazaar, where Sara worked. They share a daughter, Cicely, but show no signs of getting hitched anytime soon.