It’s easy to see where celebrities are coming from. If you were hot, rich, and famous, you’d want to marry a hot, rich, famous person, too! But these stars learned that the key to lasting romantic happiness was to pick a low-key, chill person—and keep it private.
9 Stars Who Ditched Their High-Profile Romances
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Anne Hathaway rebounded from her luxurious lifestyle with rich con artist Raffaello Follieri with her now-husband, fellow actor Adam Shulman.
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Jennifer Lopez seemingly only dated high-profile fellows like Ben Affleck and Marc Anthony, but she's happy these days with dancer Casper Smart.
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Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe were really cute together—but after her divorce, she did alright by marrying agent Jim Toth.
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Jessica Simpson had a reality show based around her first marriage, to Nick Lachey. This time around, she's keeping things chill with football player Eric Johnson.
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Drew Barrymore married Tom Green and macked on Justin Long before making it official with art dealer Will Kopelman.
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Julia Roberts romanced Lyle Lovett and Benjamin Bratt before her current marriage to camera man Danny Moder.
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After Kate Winslet's divorce from director Sam Mendes, she found love again with Ned Rocknroll.
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Jennifer Love Hewitt had several celeb boyfriends—notably Jamie Kennedy for awhile—before her marriage to mostly unknown co-star Brian Hallisay.