A match made in heaven! Melissa McCarthy and her husband, Ben Falcone, form a dynamic duo both on and off screen. The couple got married in 2005 and conquered Hollywood with their incredible projects. Their adorable photos together will really warm your heart.
The couple first met in the 90s when she was in college and he was in high school. Years later, they crossed paths again in 1998 during an acting class at The Groundlings, an improv theater in Los Angeles. They decided to hang out after one of their classes and found they had an amazing connection.
The Mike and Molly alum and the filmmaker shared the screen for the first time while appearing together in Gilmore Girls in 2003. Two years later, they got married. The duo celebrated their 16th wedding anniversary in October 2021 and have fallen even more in love with each other over the years.
“His [about] find someone you are absolutely better off with. He’s nothing but support and he’s super smart,” said the Tammie the actress said People in February 2020. “He makes me laugh in the gut, like a giggle in the gut, four or five times a day. I hit the jackpot!”
Melissa and Ben are also proud parents! They welcomed their eldest daughter, Vivian, in 2007. Their youngest daughter, Georgette, was born in 2010. A year after their youngest son’s arrival, the lovebirds once again shared onscreen in Bridesmaids. Fans praised the couple’s chemistry and comedic chops in the iconic film.
Both Viviane and Georgette have expressed interest in acting like their famous parents. Vivian appeared in both thunder force and The boss, films directed by Ben and starring Melissa. While they were happy to see Vivian find a passion for being on screen, the couple made it clear that they would support her children no matter what career path they end up choosing.
“I think we both want them to do something that they really love and feel good about themselves,” the Oscar nominee said during a June 2022 episode of pop of the day. “It could be a gecko catcher in the Galapagos Islands or could play or – they are both very artistic. So I just want them to be happy and lead with kindness.
Keep scrolling to see Melissa and Ben’s cutest photos from over the years.