Steven Spielberg And Kate Capshaw’s Love Story Was Born In Scandal, But Then Transferred To A Strong And Happy Marriage

December 20, 2018 17:38

Today, Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw are considered one of the most successful and happily married couples in Hollywood. But at the dawn of their relationship, things didn’t go easy for Steven and Kate as their affair started with a scandal.


How it all started for Steven and Kate

Nowadays, it’s hard to find a person who didn’t hear about one of the most famous and recognized film directors, Steven Spielberg. He is one of the founders of the so-called New Hollywood era and his contribution to a filmmaking industry is indeed priceless.

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Kate Capshaw met Spielberg when she was just an amateur actress. The eminent film director chose Kate among other 100 actresses for her first big role in the legendary Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.


Two years later, Spielberg and Capshaw started dating. At that time, Steven was still married to actress Amy Irving. Though by this time, Spielberg’s marriage was nothing more than 'on a paper', paparazzi still accused Capshaw of ruining his family. The couple’s divorce became the third most costly celebrity breakup in Hollywood.


27 years together and counting

Despite all these obstacles and constant attention of paparazzi to their couple, Steven and Kate could make things work for them.

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The couple got married in 1991. This year, they celebrated the 27th anniversary of their marriage. Kate even converted to judaism to marry Steven.


The spouses raise 7 children, including 3 of the two of them, 2 adopted kids, and 2 of their previous marriages.

As for the secret of their healthy and happy marriage, Kate and Steven explain it simply. When you love each other, you want to share all the joy and sadness together. Mutual support – that’s what helps keep their relationship strong. 27 years and counting…Great job!

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