James Brolin is one of America’s most popular celebrities. Famous for his roles in several box office hits and his directing work, James is more widely known as the husband to one of the entertainment world’s most beloved and iconic superstars: Barbara Streisand.
When James met Barbara, she was dubbed one of “The most famous women in the world.” Many people believe that celebrity couples are cursed; while their world appears perfect from the outside, it's usually riddled with secret emotional pain and addiction. James Brolin and Barbara Streisand’s relationship has completed proven the world wrong with their undying respect and support towards one another- making them one of the most adored couples in Hollywood.
The couple married in 1998. Before for their wedding, Barbara Walters held the first ever interview with Barbara Streisand and her fiancé where the world saw first hand how this couple was special.
It was clear from the way Barbara spoke about James, or as she lovingly called him “Jim,” that she was beyond grateful for him and respected him. In Barbara’s words, “Jim filled a void that she thought would never be filled.” The love was obvious but still, fans wondered if Barbara and Jim would last.
Now, nearly 20 years later, Jim and Barbara are still head over heels in love with each other. In a recent interview with Fox News, James Brolin shared intimate moments about his loving relationship with his mega-famous wife.
James credited their friendship, partnership, and marriage to “his lucky stars.” He prefaced his opinion of their lasting marriage with “Not that I’m into astrology- If you look at Cancer and Taurus – not that I’m into astrology, but I’ll click on that if I’m on the computer – almost every time, it says, ‘You guys are magic together.’” He then added, “You’re so opposite that you’re able to work it out.' And that’s what a makes a great team.”
James went on to say that he and his wife were so opposite that it allowed them to negotiate and grow as a couple. He also added that spend their days apart and their nights together. James shared, “We both long to come home to see each other and yet we both love to be in the mix of things at our age,” he explained. “We should be retired and on rocking chairs. But she is so intent on what she’s doing. As for me, I’m busy all the time. But we come home to each other. The evenings we’re always together. The days are just us running and holding our pants up.”
The couple’s secret is simple: their opposites who respect each other. They still spend time pursuing their dreams and working hard but always come together at night to find time for each other. Do you believe their secret to success is true? If you’ve been married for over two years, share your secret to success with us in the comment section on Facebook! Congrats to James Brolin and Barbara Streisand! We will forever adore you and they way your adore each other!