Many famous couples are celebrating many years of happily married life, though headlines often focus most on marriages that only last a short amount of time or those that see relationships crumble after some time, like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. However, many more famous couples have celebrated more than 40 years since their wedding who are not only inspirational but also prove that love is for real and should be celebrated.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
Married since 24 May 2014, Kimye know how to celebrate not only anniversaries but also birthdays and other special occasions. The couple married in a lavish USD2.8 million ceremony in Italy after they first began dating in 2012. Now the parents of four children, Kim and Kanye have not yet celebrated their anniversaries using the traditional anniversary gifts list, which for the sixth year is iron in the US list.
Instead, the two shower each other with lavish gifts and surprise presents. On their second wedding anniversary, the couple returned to Florence, where they had exchanged their vows. Whilst there, they visited the opera to watch La Traviata, directed by Sofia Coppola. Kim showed her appreciation on social media stating that the couple were still so much in love whilst visiting Rome and felt “Blessed.”
On their third wedding anniversary in 2017, Kanye spoiled Kim with two vast arrangements of white flowers, photos of which she posted on Snapchat at the time. The floating flowers were similar to the lavish displays of white flowers prominent among the decor at their wedding.
Hailey and Justin Bieber
Not all anniversary celebrations by famous couples are as lavish as Mr and Mrs West. This was particularly true in 2020 when grand plans were put on hold by most. However, some couples chose not to let the pandemic get in the way of celebrating their wedding anniversary.
World-famous popstar Justin Bieber and his wife Hailey, a model, celebrated their second wedding anniversary on 13 September 2020 with a fun picnic. They had a relaxing morning before heading out to pick up sandwiches from a local deli to have a picnic at home. The couple talked about their wedding day and looked back on the last couple of years. As busy people, they enjoyed being able to relax and have fun together. Justin also posted about the day on social media, sharing video and photos of the two of them on the way to a mystery location where they enjoyed a private comedy show with Kevin Hart since both are huge fans of his.
Beyoncé and Jay Z
Mr and Mrs Carter, more famously known as Beyoncé and Jay Z, were married on 4 April 2008 and whilst they remain the king and queen of music, they now have three kids to join their ensemble, with the first, Ivy Blue, born in 2012.
For their fifth anniversary, the couple went on vacation to Cuba. After being hounded by paparazzi and rarely free from fans, the couple were far more private with their future plans. For their sixth wedding anniversary, Unusual husband anniversary gifts from Jay Z have included a 32-carat diamond ring to celebrate six years of marriage, a sign of his love and appreciation. In response, for their seventh wedding anniversary, Beyoncé dedicated a very special song to her man.
The couple continue to work together, including a long-awaited joint album Everything Is Love, in which the songs explore the good times and challenges in their relationship. The accompanying music video was filmed in Paris, where the couple got engaged.