It has been a rough year for celebrity relationships. We had barely stitched our hearts back together after Chris Pratt and Anna Faris called it quits in August, and then Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum just had to announce they were splitting up, too … or … is it just Jenna Dewan now? This is too much. Did Step Up mean nothing?
It’s always hard to see your favorite celebrity relationships come to an end, especially if your personal love life itself looks a bit bleak at the moment. If these beautiful, funny, successful people can’t make it work, how can we?
But don’t give up all hope just yet. There are still plenty of adorable celebrity couples who made it past the 10-year mark – and we’ve put together a list that’s sure to make you feel like a romantic all over again.
20.) Beyoncé and Jay Z: 10 years
Beyoncé started a relationship with Jay-Z in 2002 after their song collaboration which appeared on his seventh album. Beyoncé appeared as Jay-Z’s girlfriend in the music video for the song, fuelling speculation about their relationship.
On April 4, 2008, Beyoncé and Jay-Z married without publicity. Beyoncé suffered a miscarriage around 2010 or 2011, describing it as “the saddest thing” she had ever endured. In April 2011, Beyoncé and Jay-Z traveled to Paris in order to shoot the album cover for 4, and unexpectedly became pregnant in Paris.
On January 7, 2012, Beyoncé gave birth to a daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. On February 1, 2017 she revealed on her Instagram account that she was expecting twins. Her announcement gained 6,335,571 “likes” within eight hours, breaking the world record for the most liked image on the website at the time.
On July 13, 2017, Beyoncé uploaded the first image of herself and the twins onto her Instagram account, confirming their birth date as a month prior, on June 13, 2017 and the names Rumi and Sir Carter.
As of April 2014, the couple had sold a combined 300 million records together. They are known for their private relationship, although they have appeared to become more relaxed in recent years