In the mood for love! Sometimes celebrities are so smitten that they want to show their affections for their significant other on the most romantic holiday of the year: Valentine’s Day.
and Lady Gaga to Taylor Kinney and Meg Ryan to Dennis Quaid and Harrison Ford , stars have been honoring the love-filled day with proposals and weddings for decades. However, not every couple survived. Calista Flockhart
women love very hard. We love men. We just love with everything we have,” the A Star Is Born actress said during a November 2016 appearance on CBS Sunday Morning. “And sometimes I don’t know that that love is met with the type of dignity that we wish it would be met with. You know, we’re not trying to make you less of a man. We just want you to love us as deeply and as wholesomely and as fully as we love you.”
Though Valentine’s Day romance does not always last, that does not mean those left in its wake give up on it completely. “I never count anything out,” Quaid told
Us Weekly in December 2018 of getting married again.
Meanwhile, some continue to relish in the February 14 lovefest. “You’re going to laugh. … Find the right guy!”
quipped to Net-a-Porter’s Salma Hayek The Edit in February 2015 about the secret to a successful marriage. “That is the key, and it’s so hard because there are so few of them. It’s very important that they support you. They should never make you feel bad or insecure. What’s important in a marriage is generosity, thoughtfulness, thinking of the other person all of the time. … Spend quality time together. And don’t forget over the years.”
Scroll to relive the pairs who tied the knot or prepared to do so on Valentine’s Day and find out if they are still together.
Tommy Lee and Brittany Furlan
Valentine’s Day is a special holiday for the Mötley Crüe drummer and former Vine star. The couple announced their engagement on Valentine’s Day 2018 and tied the knot exactly one year later. Shortly after they said “I do,” Lee posted an excited message on Instagram. “Holy s–tballs!!!! We did it!!!! Mr & Mrs Lee,” he captioned a picture of their dogs dressed in wedding attire. Furlan shared the same photo and wrote, “It’s official!!!! We’re married!!! MR & MRS LEE YAHOOOOOOOO.”
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Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom
Perry and Bloom got engaged after he
popped the question on Valentine’s Day. “Look who got engaged on Valentine’s Day,” the “Chained to the Rhythm” songstress’ mom, Mary Hudson, wrote via Facebook in February 2019. The couple later confirmed the engagement news by posting a selfie on Instagram that showed off the singer’s pink ring. “Lifetimes,” the British actor captioned the sweet pic. The Katy Perry: Part of Me star, on her part, noted: “Full bloom.”
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Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid
You’ve Got Mail star and the Parent Trap actor exchanged vows on Valentine’s Day in 1991. The duo went on to welcome son Jack in April 1992. However, love could not keep them together. Ryan and Quaid split in 1997 amid her affair with . “The reasons we broke up have nothing to do with another person,” the actress told Russell Crowe in October 2000. “My marriage was broken — nobody else broke it up.” W magazine
Quaid moved on with
Kimberly Quaid, though they finalized their divorce in April 2018, while Ryan confirmed her engagement to in November 2018. John Mellencamp
Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney
The Grammy winner
announced her engagement to the Chicago Fire actor in February 2015. “He gave me his heart on Valentine’s Day, and I said YES!” she captioned an Instagram photo of her heart-shaped diamond ring. The pair ultimately broke up in July 2016 after five years together. Us exclusively revealed in November 2017 that Gaga is engaged to following a secret proposal that summer. Christian Carino
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Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart
Making it last! The
Indiana Jones actor and the Supergirl alum got engaged on Valentine’s Day in 2009. Her rep confirmed to Us the following June that the couple tied the knot in Sante Fe, New Mexico. The pair, who are still together, met at the 2002 Golden Globes when she spilled wine on him. They are parents of son Liam, whom the Brothers & Sisters alum adopted in January 2001.
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Salma Hayek and François-Henri Pinault
The actress wed Pinault on Valentine’s Day in 2009. The duo, who share daughter Valentina, have since celebrated with an Italian ceremony in April 2009 and a vow renewal in Bora Bora in August 2018.
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Christina Aguilera and Matthew Rutler
The pop star
got engaged to Rutler on Valentine’s Day in 2014 after nearly three years of dating. “He asked and I said ……” she announced via Twitter at the time. The former Voice coach and the film producer have still not wed — she told Women’s Health in February 2016 that they “discuss it” but “it’s a casual conversation” — and share daughter Summer Rain.
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Vince Vaughn and Kyla Weber
Wedding Crashers star proposed to Weber on Valentine’s Day in 2009. “I figured this is not a ship to be missed because I will not forget this date,” he later told . “So Valentine’s Day was the day that I asked her.” His rep confirmed to Ellen DeGeneres Us that the pair, who share daughter Lochlyn and son Vernon, married in January 2010.
Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter
Avengers: Infinity War actor wed Hunter in England on Valentine’s Day in 2015. She was pregnant with their first child at the time. The couple welcomed sons Christopher in June 2015 and Hal in March 2017. The director debuted her third baby bump in September 2018.
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Tyrese and Samantha Lee Gibson
Fast and the Furious star quietly wed Samantha on Valentine’s Day in 2018. The newlyweds’ daughter, Soraya, was born later that year.
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Prince and Mayte Garcia
The “Purple Rain” crooner tied the knot with Garcia on Valentine’s Day in 1996. The pair divorced in June 2000. He later
died of an accidental overdose of fentanyl in April 2016 at age 57.
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Adriana Lima and Marko Jaric
The model and the former NBA player exchanged vows on Valentine’s Day in 2009. After five years of marriage and two daughters, Valentina and Sienna, the pair
announced their split in May 2014.
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Isaiah and Jenisa Washington
Grey’s Anatomy alum wed Jenisa on Valentine’s Day in 1996. The couple are parents of sons Isaiah V and Tyme as well as daughter Iman.
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