Although the media industry is filled with divorces, there are also long-lasting relationships that can be found both in Hollywood and the music industry. From pop icons to country singers, there are musicians who have been long-time married and faithful to their spouses. We share in this article 7 musician couples who have continued to work with their spouses in the spotlight.
Johnny Cash and June Carter
Johnny Cash and June Carter are some of the most iconic country singers and share a memorable romance that transcended time, addiction, and the turbulence that comes with fame. Both Cash and Carter overcame personal hurdles and industry obstacles to finally get together. Cash credited Carter with overcoming his addiction issues while she was also battling her own. The pair remained together for 30 years and passed away just a space of 4 months apart.
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill
Another powerhouse country music couple is Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. They met briefly in 1994 and a tour together two years later heated up their relationship. The couple has been together ever since. In a span of two decades, they have collaborated on award-winning songs, a joint album and also produced three kids together. The pair celebrated their 24 years together last year by sharing never seen before photos of their life together on Instagram.
Jay-Z and Beyonce
Beyonce and Jay-Z are the most famous couples in the music industry and have managed to keep most of their private lives private. The couple met in 2000 but only dated in 2001. They secretly married in 2008 but their music suggested marital affairs and rumors of cheating swirled. However, they have three children together and their marriage is still going strong with the couple going on a tour together.
Alicia Keys and Swiss Beatz
Alicia Keys and Swiss Beatz met in their teenage years when she was 14 and he was 16. But they never clicked as Keys found Beatz annoying. She had refused to work with the producer and DJ because he had irritated her so much. But their pair kept bumping into each other at industry and awards events and finally, a music project brought them together. Keys found that beyond the baggy jeans and tattoos there is depth in Beatz. The pair married in 2010 and welcomed their son Egypt.
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood have been married for over 15 years and recently, they shared the secret to their long-term relationship on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Brooks shared that they treated their relationship like a duet, “You gotta harmonize. You gotta make your partner feel like they’re a star.” Yearwood contracted Covid-19 in February and Brooks revealed she received the greatest care at home while he tested negative. They added that they are able to remain together because they could prioritize and schedule a time to be with each other.
Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa
Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa lived only 10 miles apart when they were kids. She was raised on the Jersey Shore while he grew up in Long Branch and found fame on the Asbury Park boardwalk. The couple started working together when Springsteen and his E Street Band invited Scialfa on the road as part of their Born in the USA tour. Although Springsteen was married to Julianne Phillips at the time, the pair melted hearts with their passionate duets on-stage. They married in 1991 and their marriage stayed strong till today.
Elvis Costello and Diana Krall
Diana Krall met Elvis Costello through Elton John, who introduced the pair in 2002. They married in 2003 at John’s castle in Surrey outside London. Costello had been twice married but Krall’s marriage to Costello was her first. Although the pair have different musical styles, they have been together ever since and working harmoniously in their private family life.