This is proof that love truly is as mysterious as Lady Gaga’s inspiration for her next outfit.
Staying in love is a decision that you have to make every waking moment of your life. However, you never get to choose who you fall in love with.
Here are perfect examples of world-renowned celebrities falling in love with ordinary people.
Matt Damon fell in love with a waitress
“Bourne” actor, Matt Damon, is one of the most recognizable actors in Hollywood. He met his future wife Luciana Barroso when he was helplessly dragged into a bar by his friends. This was while he was filming his movie “Stuck On You” in 2003. The couple now has a lot of kids and seems to be going strong.
George Clooney fell for a lawyer
George Clooney thought he was going to be a bachelor forever. And so did we. But then came along Amal Alamuddin. She may not be famous in Hollywood, she is pretty well known as an international lawyer. She is also a human rights activist and quite fluent in English, French, and Arabic as well. No wonder she is the perfect match for Mr. Clooney.
James McAvoy marries indie film star
James McAvoy is a recognizable face in Hollywood. He fell in love with Anne Marie Duff – a part-time actress who appeared in a couple of independent films.
Josh Holloway met his wife inside an LA club
He married Yessica Kumala whom he met while inside a club in LA. They got married in 2004 and have a beautiful baby daughter together.
Cam Gigandet found love with Dominique Geisendorff
Known for his participation in the movie Twilight, Cam Gigandet fell in love with Dominique Geisendorff. She also has a brief movie experience – but not enough to label her as a Hollywood actress.
Tobey Maguire marrying boss’ daughter
Tobey Maguire may be an A-ist celebrity but that did not keep him from falling for and marrying Jennifer Meyer. If her last name sounds familiar, that is because she is the daughter of Universal Studios COO and President Ronald Meyer but she considers herself a simple jewelry designer.
Reese Witherspoon marries that sober friend
Jim Toth was only trying to help a very drunken friend when he met Reese Witherspoon. The rest, as they say, is history.
Patrick Dempsey saw all the colors of love with a makeup artist
Dr. McDreamy Patrick Dempsey fell in love with his makeup artist and he has never encountered another oily face on set.
Ethan Hawke drops in and swoops the nanny
Ethan Hawke fell in love with his children’s nanny, Ryan Shawhughes. They now have children of their own.