9 Stars Who Ditched Their High-Profile Romances

Ashlee simpson evan ross

Jan. 28 2015, Updated 2:09 p.m. ET

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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.

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Ashlee simpson evan ross
Anne hathaway

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 casper smart

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 jim toth

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 eric johnson
julia roberts

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 will kopelman

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 danny moder

Julia Roberts romanced Lyle Lovett and Benjamin Bratt before her current marriage to camera man Danny Moder.

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Kate winslet ned rocknroll

After Kate Winslet's divorce from director Sam Mendes, she found love again with Ned Rocknroll.

Jennifer love hewitt brian hallisay

Jennifer Love Hewitt had several celeb boyfriends—notably Jamie Kennedy for awhile—before her marriage to mostly unknown co-star Brian Hallisay.


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