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Favourite celebrity couples

Some obvious, and some... refreshing! See why our staff and readers LOVE these celebrity parents.

By Haley Overland
Favourite celebrity couples

Favourite celebrity couples

Favourite celebrity couples!

We asked our staff and Twitter followers to share their favourite celebrity couples (who have kids or babies on the way), and the responses came pouring in!

Some of these couples are obvious choices, and some...refreshing! Indeed, given all the buzz around Oscar-winner Ben Affleck right now, it's no surprise that he and Jennifer Garner were by far the overall favourite — I couldn't include all the great quotes that came in, alas!

Click on to see who made the list!







Favourite celebrity couplesPhoto: Andrew Evans/PR Photos

Jennifer Garner & Ben Affleck

"They truly seem real. Ben's Oscars 'marriage-is-work' speech crystallized my feeling that he's an average hubby who, i.e., forgets to put the dishes away. Ben was being honest and, in the most open forum, telling his wife, 'I love you.'" — Olga Brilant, Online Director/General Manager

"They’ve done a great job keeping their kids out of the spotlight. They look like a regular family and are never in the news sharing their parenting views like they’re experts. Also Ben will forever be on my laminated list." — Nadine Silverthorne, Online Managing Editor

"They seem so down to earth! I know people rag on Jennifer’s everyday style, but she looks like a normal mom. They're also both talented in their own respects, so they don’t have to push their kids in front of the camera to be seen." — Katie Dupuis, Managing Editor

Favourite celebrity couplesPhoto: Pablo/Goodwin/FameFlynet

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Michelle & Barack Obama

"Many of my favourite photos of Obama are with Michelle. They seem to have a special connection and a strong friendship. I love that two strong, powerful people aren’t afraid to show each other a little affection."
Kristy Woudstra, Online Editor

"They may be in the White House, but they set morals and values for their daughters."
justcher1175 via Twitter

"My faves are the Obamas. Always the Obamas."
Dave Grant, Web Producer

Favourite celebrity couplesPhoto: Barcroft/FameFlynet

Pink & Carey Hart

"They seem like they do everything to keep Willow grounded and strong plus she's adorable!"
via Twitter

"I love Pink & Corey Hart! They are great parents, always doing outdoor activities with Willow! No nanny in sight!"
via Twitter

"They seem to have it down to a science. Fun, protective, cool, calm & knowledgable. "
SachaCoutu via Twitter

See what Pink and other celebrities have tweeted about their kids>

Favourite celebrity couplesPhoto: Sasha/FameFlynet

Sarah Jessica Parker & Matthew Broderick

"Quite possibly the most adorable longtime couple in Hollywood. Sarah Jessica Parker gets a lot of flack in the media and from TV viewers, but I‘ve always thought she was effortlessly charming. They just seem like a really nice couple and their personality and style differences complement one another." — Laura Grande, Online Editorial Coordinator

"Married for 15 years, Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick are a class act when it comes to celebrity parents. I equate them with so many things I love: New York City, theatre, sleek style. But most importantly, they starred in two of my favourite movies as a kid: Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Girls Just Want to Have Fun." — Kristy Woudstra, Online Editor

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Favourite celebrity couplesPhoto: Marquez/FameFlynet Pictures

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Hugh Jackman & Deborra-Lee Furness

"How could I not choose Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness? Not only are they my people (Aussies represent!), but their love seems so 'real' and untouched by Hollywood that I find myself wanting to sit other celebrities down in front of a poster of Hugh and his older wife and proclaim, 'This is how it's done, people. This is adoration and respect and commitment!'" — Hannah Terry-Whyte, Editorial Intern

"Hugh's career is on fire right now, and he's still such a family man. And, helping Jennifer Lawrence up off the floor as she accepted her Oscar? Awesome. Deborra-Lee has herself quite the quintessential gentleman. Love!" — Haley Overland, Online Writer/Editor

Check out Hugh, Deborra-Lee and other best-dressed stars at the Oscars 2013>

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Victoria & David Beckham

"I love this couple! So stylish, sleek and family-oriented. (Plus, their son Brooklyn is trying out for the same soccer team that my little cousins play for in England!) I think it’s awesome that they keep their kids busy and in sports despite their hectic travel schedule."
Kerrie Lee Brown, Executive Editor

See David and other handsome dads in our gallery of Top 20 best-dressed dads>

Favourite celebrity couplesPhoto: Pablo/Goodwin/FameFlynet

Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith

"Love the way the whole family encourages each other & steps back from their own careers to help each other."
partymomma via Twitter

"I agree with Will and Jada Smith. Their family unit is amazing!"
CandyMudry via Twitter

Favourite celebrity couplesPhoto: GG/FameFlynet

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Mark Wahlberg & Rhea Durham

"They are always cuddling or kissing! And every time I hear Mark Wahlberg give an interview, I fall more in love with him. He's so down to earth and really seems like a great dad."
Haley Overland, Online Writer/Editor

See Mark and Rhea in our fun gallery of celebrities who have lots of kids>

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Kristen Bell & Dax Shepard

"These comedy cuties have been faves of mine since Ms. Bell’s days of playing Veronica Mars (and who could forget her love for sloths). Not only are they great at what they do, but they are also caring, compassionate human beings, who devote a lot of their time to making the world and our society a better place."
Kate Stewart, Assistant Editor

Favourite celebrity couplesPhoto: Juan Rico/FameFlynet

Naomi Watts & Liev Schreiber

"This couple is so under-the-radar most of the time, so whenever I see pictures of them with their little boys it’s always a pleasant surprise. They just seem so un-Hollywood and family-oriented." — Laura Grande, Online Editorial Coordinator

Check out our gallery featuring Liev and other older celebrity dads we love>

Favourite celebrity couplesPhoto: FameFlynet

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Goldie Hawn & Kurt Russell

"Love Goldie and Kurt! I have sweet stories about them IRL.... They used to come to a restaurant I went to with their youngest son. Refused to be seated ahead of others in line. Always kind."
DanielleASigne via Twitter

"I loved Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn...caught taking a picture of Kate Hudson's window ad recently."
Nat_Rea via Twitter

"Not married but still together. They've made it work as a blended family in Hollywood!!!"
ltiffq via Twitter

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Gwen Stefani & Gavin Rossdale

"As a rocker, I just love that they've passed their laid-back rocker style to their kids."
amotherworld via Twitter

Favourite celebrity couplesPhoto: VM/FameFlynet

Penelope Cruz & Javier Bardem

"Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem are beyond hot. They’re so hot they need a new word for hot."
Nadine Silverthorne, Online Managing Editor

Penelope and Javier are expecting their second child!
See who else is pregnant in Hollywood>

Favourite celebrity couplesPhoto: FameFlynet

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Channing Tatum & Jenna Dewan-Tatum

"I will admit that I wasn’t a bit fan of them being a couple when I first found out, but now that I see them in pre-baby mode, I’ve changed my mind! They are so excited about becoming parents that they seem to spread the joy around wherever they go."
Cassandre Cadieux, Contributing Copy Editor

See who else is among Hollywood's newest dads and dads-to-be>

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Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt

"Brad Pitt fangirl alert! I feel like I was one of the few people who actually thought Brad and Angelina would totally work as a couple. Ever since they first got together, Brad has been more engaged in global issues, charities and raising children. He even dresses better. They may be super-rich and impossibly good-looking, but I love them and their cute family."
Laura Grande, Online Editorial Coordinator

See Brad and Angelina and other celebrity couples out on dates>

Favourite celebrity couplesPhotos: CHP/FameFlynet

Kim Kardashian & Kanye West

"I shouldn’t like them, but I do. They’re just so much fun to watch."
Kristy Woudstra, Online Editor

"Yeah, I shouldn't like them either. But, as an unabashed Kim fan, I love that she scored herself an A-lister, in spite of all the haters. 'Kimye' is totally entertaining, and they do look good together!"
Haley Overland, Online Writer/Editor

Favourite celebrity couplesPhoto: CHP/FameFlynet

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Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson

"I love Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson. They’ve been married for 25 years...basically proving that celebrity couples can last."
Stephanie Chow, Editorial Intern

"They've stood the test of time!"
hezdixon via Twitter

Favourite celebrity couplesPhoto: Andrew Evans/PR Photos

Beyonce & Jay-Z

"Why do I love Jay-Z and Beyonce? Not only are they a power couple, they are one of those couples you see and don’t doubt for a second how much they love each other. Plus, I think it’s pretty cool that they bailed on the Oscars to hang out with their friends. How down to earth is that?"
Jamie Piper, Junior Designer

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Felicity Huffman & William H. Macy

"Two amazing actors and awesome people!!!"
kickassdreams via Twitter

Favourite celebrity couplesPhoto: ER/FameFlynet

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Bill & Giuliana Rancic

"Down to earth and they have found a balance in life. Inspiring."
ShoebalooKids via Twitter

See my special interview with Giuliana Rancic>

Favourite celebrity couplesPhoto: David Gabber/PR Photos

Tori Spelling & Dean McDermott

"They just seem very down to earth and so so much with their kids."
lizfrancis887 via Twitter

"Dean and Tori are a great set of parents. After seeing him on Rachael vs Guy, I like him more!"
themommybee via Twitter

See my special interview with Dean McDermott>

Favourite celebrity couplesPhoto: Visual/FameFlynet

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This article was originally published on Mar 01, 2013

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